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A Parent’S Final Sacrifice: Self-Incrimination In Failure To Protect Cases, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 377 (2018), Maggie Butzen Jan 2018

A Parent’S Final Sacrifice: Self-Incrimination In Failure To Protect Cases, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 377 (2018), Maggie Butzen

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When criminal proceedings commence, the passive parent is forced to choose the lesser of two evils: testify and risk self-incrimination or guard their constitutional right and risk the person who abused them and their child going free.The passive parent exists at a crossroads: defendant, parent, and victim. The main purpose of this Comment is to analyze this crossroads under a Fifth Amendment lens and propose a workable solution to allow these passive parents a way to better navigate these “two evils.” To be clear: this Comment’s purpose is not to assert whether a passive parent should be held ...


Reasonable Doubt: Is It Defined By Whatever Is At The Top Of The Google Page?, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 933 (2017), Bobby Greene Jan 2017

Reasonable Doubt: Is It Defined By Whatever Is At The Top Of The Google Page?, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 933 (2017), Bobby Greene

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The Saving Grace Of Public Defense? Is The “Client-Choice” Method A Cure-All For Problems That Plague This Overburdened System? 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 307 (2017), Sean Baker Jan 2017

The Saving Grace Of Public Defense? Is The “Client-Choice” Method A Cure-All For Problems That Plague This Overburdened System? 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 307 (2017), Sean Baker

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The Benefits Outweigh The Costs: Illinois Should Apply State Exclusionary Rule As Remedy For Article I Section 6 Violations, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 397 (2017), Nicholas J. Kamide Jan 2017

The Benefits Outweigh The Costs: Illinois Should Apply State Exclusionary Rule As Remedy For Article I Section 6 Violations, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 397 (2017), Nicholas J. Kamide

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This comment will argue that Illinois courts (1) are not restricted by their own judicially imposed lockstep doctrine from applying the exclusionary rule based on Article I Section 6 ("state exclusionary rule" herein); and (2) should specifically apply the state exclusionary rule as the remedy for Fourth Amendment violations (and Article I section 6 violations) instead of the exclusionary rule based on the language of the Fourth Amendment ("federal exclusionary rule" herein), which currently offers Illinois residents, and specifically criminal defendants, less constitutional protection.


The Smarter Sentencing Act: Achieving Fairness Through Financially Responsible Federal Sentencing Policies, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 911 (2015), Colleen Shannon Jan 2015

The Smarter Sentencing Act: Achieving Fairness Through Financially Responsible Federal Sentencing Policies, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 911 (2015), Colleen Shannon

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A Silver Bullet: Should The Mere Presence Of Ammunition Create A Reasonable Suspicion Of Criminal Activity?, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 843 (2015), Kyle Gruca Jan 2015

A Silver Bullet: Should The Mere Presence Of Ammunition Create A Reasonable Suspicion Of Criminal Activity?, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 843 (2015), Kyle Gruca

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The Little “Black” Pill: Dressing Unlikely Murderers For Defense Success, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 933 (2015), Cassandra Wich Jan 2015

The Little “Black” Pill: Dressing Unlikely Murderers For Defense Success, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 933 (2015), Cassandra Wich

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Jones, Lackey, And Teague, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 961 (2015), J. Richard Broughton Jan 2015

Jones, Lackey, And Teague, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 961 (2015), J. Richard Broughton

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In a recent, high-profile ruling, a federal court finally recognized that a substantial delay in executing a death row inmate violated the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishments. Courts have repeatedly rejected these so-called “Lackey claims,” making the federal court’s decision in Jones v. Chappell all the more important. And yet it was deeply flawed. This paper focuses on one of the major flaws in the Jones decision that largely escaped attention: the application of the non-retroactivity rule from Teague v. Lane. By comprehensively addressing the merits of the Teague bar as applied to Lackey claims ...


Guidelines For Guidelines: Implications Of The Confrontation Clause's Revival For Federal Sentencing, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1039 (2015), Sopen Shah Jan 2015

Guidelines For Guidelines: Implications Of The Confrontation Clause's Revival For Federal Sentencing, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1039 (2015), Sopen Shah

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Scholars and commentators heavily criticize the current federal sentencing system for over-incarceration, racial disparities in outcomes, and a lack of procedural protections for criminal defendants. This Article focuses on a procedural protection recently revived by the Supreme Court’s 2004 decision in Crawford v. Washington: the Confrontation Clause of the Sixth Amendment. Though Crawford only addressed the Clause’s application during trial, the case and its reasoning have important implications for today’s federal sentencing regime under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Though the Supreme Court has yet to directly address the issue, I argue that lower courts incorrectly interpret an ...


Amending Rape Shield Laws: Outdated Statutes Fail To Protect Victims On Social Media, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1087 (2015), Sydney Janzen Jan 2015

Amending Rape Shield Laws: Outdated Statutes Fail To Protect Victims On Social Media, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1087 (2015), Sydney Janzen

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This Comment will first discuss the discoverability and admissibility of social media evidence in criminal and/or civil sexual assault cases. Section II(A) provides a broad overview of both federal and state rape shield laws, including the legislative policies behind their enactments, as well as the modern expansion of social media in the context of the legal system. Section II(B) will address the modern utility of social media in the context of the legal system. Section III first analyzes how courts look at discoverability and admissibility of social media evidence generally, and then focuses on sexual assault cases ...


Stop Presumptive Transfers: How Forcing Juveniles To Prove They Should Remain In The Juvenile Justice System Is Inconsistent With Roper V. Simmons & Graham V. Florida, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 365 (2014), Rachel Fugett Jan 2014

Stop Presumptive Transfers: How Forcing Juveniles To Prove They Should Remain In The Juvenile Justice System Is Inconsistent With Roper V. Simmons & Graham V. Florida, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 365 (2014), Rachel Fugett

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Overly expansive juvenile transfer laws are inconsistent with the Court’s reasoning because their primary objective is to transfer juveniles into the adult criminal justice system solely for the purpose of punishing and sentencing them like adults. In so doing, expansive juvenile transfer laws, more often than not, largely ignore a juvenile’s diminished culpability and greater capacity for change.


The Trayvon Martin Trial - Two Comments And An Observation, 47 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1371 (2014), Richard Delgado Jan 2014

The Trayvon Martin Trial - Two Comments And An Observation, 47 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1371 (2014), Richard Delgado

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Clever Contraband: Why Illinois’ Lockstep With The U.S. Supreme Court Gives Police Authority To Search The Bowels Of Your Vehicle, 47 J. Marshall L. Rev. 425 (2013), Jason Cooper Jan 2013

Clever Contraband: Why Illinois’ Lockstep With The U.S. Supreme Court Gives Police Authority To Search The Bowels Of Your Vehicle, 47 J. Marshall L. Rev. 425 (2013), Jason Cooper

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Innocent Until Presumed Guilty: Florida’S Mistreatment Of Mens Rea And The Presumption Of Innocence In Drug Possession Cases, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1157 (2013), Sean Mullins Jan 2013

Innocent Until Presumed Guilty: Florida’S Mistreatment Of Mens Rea And The Presumption Of Innocence In Drug Possession Cases, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1157 (2013), Sean Mullins

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Criminal Sentencing Under The Advisory Guidelines And The Ex Post Facto Clause, 45 J. Marshall L. Rev. 435 (2012), Megan Preusker Jan 2012

Criminal Sentencing Under The Advisory Guidelines And The Ex Post Facto Clause, 45 J. Marshall L. Rev. 435 (2012), Megan Preusker

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In Order To Be Silent, You Must First Speak: The Supreme Court Extends Davis's Clarity Requirement To The Right To Remain Silent In Berghuis V. Thompkins, 44 J. Marshall L. Rev. 423 (2011), Harvey Gee Jan 2011

In Order To Be Silent, You Must First Speak: The Supreme Court Extends Davis's Clarity Requirement To The Right To Remain Silent In Berghuis V. Thompkins, 44 J. Marshall L. Rev. 423 (2011), Harvey Gee

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Convicted By A Sleeping Jury: Harmless Error Or A Challenge To The Integrity Of Our Criminal Justice System, 44 J. Marshall L. Rev. 751 (2011), Rhandi Childress Jan 2011

Convicted By A Sleeping Jury: Harmless Error Or A Challenge To The Integrity Of Our Criminal Justice System, 44 J. Marshall L. Rev. 751 (2011), Rhandi Childress

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One Day Criminal Careers: The Armed Career Criminal Act's Different Occassions Provisions, 44 J. Marshall L. Rev. 963 (2011), Jenny W.L. Osborne Jan 2011

One Day Criminal Careers: The Armed Career Criminal Act's Different Occassions Provisions, 44 J. Marshall L. Rev. 963 (2011), Jenny W.L. Osborne

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International Criminal Courts And The Making Of Public International Law: New Roles For International Organizations And Individuals, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 603 (2010), Kenneth S. Gallant Jan 2010

International Criminal Courts And The Making Of Public International Law: New Roles For International Organizations And Individuals, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 603 (2010), Kenneth S. Gallant

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Shari'ah And Choice: What The United States Should Learn From Islamic Law About The Role Of Victims' Families In Death Penalty Cases, 44 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1 (2010), Susan C. Hascall Jan 2010

Shari'ah And Choice: What The United States Should Learn From Islamic Law About The Role Of Victims' Families In Death Penalty Cases, 44 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1 (2010), Susan C. Hascall

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Gps Monitoring May Cause Orwell To Turn In His Grave, But Will It Escape Constitutional Challenges? A Look At Gps Monitoring Of Domestic Violence Offenders In Illinois, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 845 (2010), Mary Ann Scholl Jan 2010

Gps Monitoring May Cause Orwell To Turn In His Grave, But Will It Escape Constitutional Challenges? A Look At Gps Monitoring Of Domestic Violence Offenders In Illinois, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 845 (2010), Mary Ann Scholl

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Everyone Knows Medellin; Has Anyone Heard Of O'Brien? Reconciling The United States And The International Community By Amending The Vccr, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 817 (2010), Steven M. Novak Jan 2010

Everyone Knows Medellin; Has Anyone Heard Of O'Brien? Reconciling The United States And The International Community By Amending The Vccr, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 817 (2010), Steven M. Novak

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How Far Can The Automobile Exception Go? How Searches Of Computers And Similar Devices Push It To The Limit, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1119 (2010), Andrew Wrona Jan 2010

How Far Can The Automobile Exception Go? How Searches Of Computers And Similar Devices Push It To The Limit, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1119 (2010), Andrew Wrona

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Photo Enforcement Programs: Are They Permissible Under The United States Constitution?, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 463 (2010), Paul Mcnaughton Jan 2010

Photo Enforcement Programs: Are They Permissible Under The United States Constitution?, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 463 (2010), Paul Mcnaughton

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The Domestication Of International Criminal Law: A Proposal For Expanding The International Criminal Court's Sphere Of Influence, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 635 (2010), Lisa J. Laplante Jan 2010

The Domestication Of International Criminal Law: A Proposal For Expanding The International Criminal Court's Sphere Of Influence, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 635 (2010), Lisa J. Laplante

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The Exclusionary Rule Applied To Coerced Statements From Nondefendants, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 795 (2010), Victoria D. Noel Jan 2010

The Exclusionary Rule Applied To Coerced Statements From Nondefendants, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 795 (2010), Victoria D. Noel

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Peering Into The Judicial Magic Eight Ball: Arbitrary Decisions In The Area Of Juror Removal, 42 J. Marshall L. Rev. 813 (2009), Kimberly Wise Jan 2009

Peering Into The Judicial Magic Eight Ball: Arbitrary Decisions In The Area Of Juror Removal, 42 J. Marshall L. Rev. 813 (2009), Kimberly Wise

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When Is Lying Illegal? When Should It Be? A Critical Analysis Of The Federal False Statements Act, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 111 (2009), Steven R. Morrison Jan 2009

When Is Lying Illegal? When Should It Be? A Critical Analysis Of The Federal False Statements Act, 43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 111 (2009), Steven R. Morrison

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"I'D Grab At Anything. And I'D Forget." Domestic Violence Victim Testimony After Davis V. Washington, 41 J. Marshall L. Rev. 937 (2008), Nancee Alexa Barth Jan 2008

"I'D Grab At Anything. And I'D Forget." Domestic Violence Victim Testimony After Davis V. Washington, 41 J. Marshall L. Rev. 937 (2008), Nancee Alexa Barth

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Roth At Fifty: Reconsidering The Common Law Antecedents Of American Obscenity Doctrine, 41 J. Marshall L. Rev. 393 (2008), James R. Alexander Jan 2008

Roth At Fifty: Reconsidering The Common Law Antecedents Of American Obscenity Doctrine, 41 J. Marshall L. Rev. 393 (2008), James R. Alexander

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