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Using Technology The Founders Never Dreamed Of: Cell Phones As Tracking Devices And The Fourth Amendment, R. Craig Curtis, Michael C. Gizzi, Michael J. Kittleson Dec 2019

Using Technology The Founders Never Dreamed Of: Cell Phones As Tracking Devices And The Fourth Amendment, R. Craig Curtis, Michael C. Gizzi, Michael J. Kittleson

University of Denver Criminal Law Review

No abstract provided.


Ban The Box: A Call To The Federal Government To Recognize A New Form Of Employment Discrimination, Christina O'Connell Apr 2015

Ban The Box: A Call To The Federal Government To Recognize A New Form Of Employment Discrimination, Christina O'Connell

Fordham Law Review

As the number of Americans with criminal histories grows significantly, states and cities across the nation have reacted by adopting ban-the-box laws. Ban-the-box laws received their name because they ban the criminal history box on initial hiring documents. The goal of the ban-the-box movement is to promote job opportunities for persons with criminal records by limiting when an employer can conduct a background check during the hiring process and encouraging employers to take a holistic approach when assessing an applicant's fit for a position.

There is no federal ban-the-box law, but states have taken varying approaches to adopting ban-the-box ...


Maritime Piracy: A Sustainable Global Solution, Paul Williams, Lowry Pressly Jan 2013

Maritime Piracy: A Sustainable Global Solution, Paul Williams, Lowry Pressly

Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals

Maritime piracy is a complex transnational security concern characterized by emerging international finance operations and organization, an oversupply of labor, and a low cost of market entry. This article provides a realistic picture of the driving forces behind maritime piracy in areas such as Southeast Asia, the Gulf of Aden, and the Gulf of Guinea. By examining some of the assumptions and proposed solutions in counter-piracy literature and policy, this article exposes some piracy illusions and proposes a sustainable, global response that addresses the persistent threat of modern maritime piracy. Today's manifold piracy challenges call for a multifaceted approach ...


Liberation Reconsidered: Understanding Why Judges And Juries Disagree About Guilt, Amy S. Farrell, Daniel Givelber Apr 2012

Liberation Reconsidered: Understanding Why Judges And Juries Disagree About Guilt, Amy S. Farrell, Daniel Givelber

Amy Farrell

Data collected in four jurisdictions by the National Center for State Courts allows us to examine the question of judge and jury disagreement about guilt through a consideration of the views of jurors as well as judges. Using this data, we test in a modern context the hypothesis that the jury's embrace of values -- as opposed to its different assessment of the evidence -- explains why juries acquit when judges would convict. We find that legal and extralegal factors affect both judge and jury decisions about guilt, that both sets of factors predict disagreement in different contexts, and the pattern ...


Negotiating And Mediating Peace In Africa , Nancy Erbe, Chinedu Bob Ezeh, Daniel Karanja, Neba Monifor, George Mubanga, Ndi Richard Tanto Feb 2012

Negotiating And Mediating Peace In Africa , Nancy Erbe, Chinedu Bob Ezeh, Daniel Karanja, Neba Monifor, George Mubanga, Ndi Richard Tanto

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

Last year, a law review solicited my thoughts about, in their words, pushing the envelope with social justice and negotiating peace in a world dominated by power and violence. Taking their language literally, one must ask how to effectively address contemporary obstacles to ensure that the message and, most importantly, the means of justice are truly delivered to those in need. One answer-which may seem obvious to readers but is actually much too rare in practice-is to work with, empower, and support the conflict work of the community members themselves. This article introduces the plans of five African professionals, demonstrating ...


United States V. Howard: Refocusing Probable Cause For Probationers And Parolees, Sean A. Kersten Oct 2010

United States V. Howard: Refocusing Probable Cause For Probationers And Parolees, Sean A. Kersten

Golden Gate University Law Review

This Note argues that the Ninth Circuit rigidly followed circuit precedent to create and apply an incorrect standard to determine whether probable cause existed to believe that Howard resided at an unreported address. The court should have determined the reasonableness of the search by balancing Howard's reduced expectation of privacy as a probationer with legitimate governmental interests. Furthermore, the court's analysis served to protect the property at the unreported address rather than Howard's Fourth Amendment privacy rights. This decision is contrary to the principle articulated in Katz v. United States, which states the Fourth Amendment is intended ...


Straight Release: Justice Delayed, Justice Denied , Timothy J. Mcginty Jan 2000

Straight Release: Justice Delayed, Justice Denied , Timothy J. Mcginty

Cleveland State Law Review

This Thesis discusses the ‘straight release’ program implemented by the Cleveland Police Department in the late 1990’s. It starts by describing the 24-hour charge or release rule, and how criminals were arrested, released, and arraignment notices were later sent to them by mail. Criminals used aliases to hinder the indictment procedure. Part V discusses national trends in arrest to disposition rates. Parts VI – X discusses Cleveland practices in the criminal justice system. Part XI discusses the effects of failure to identify arrested suspects before releasing them. Part XII describes the chaos of the municipal court. Part XIII discusses the ...


A Common Sense Reconstruction Of The Ina's Crime-Related Removal System: Eliminating The Caveats From The Statue Of Liberty's Welcoming Words, Jacqueline Pearl Ulin Jan 2000

A Common Sense Reconstruction Of The Ina's Crime-Related Removal System: Eliminating The Caveats From The Statue Of Liberty's Welcoming Words, Jacqueline Pearl Ulin

Washington University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Identification Of The Unknown Soldier And The Fight For The Right To Anonymity: The Human Genome Project And Implications Of A National Dna Database, Kelly S. Erbes Jan 1999

Identification Of The Unknown Soldier And The Fight For The Right To Anonymity: The Human Genome Project And Implications Of A National Dna Database, Kelly S. Erbes

Cleveland State Law Review

The focus of this writing is the use of DNA for identification purposes and the issues that arise when genetic traits and/or predisposition to physical or mental conditions are linked to the individual specifically, along with the implications of a national DNA database as a system of identification. It has become the general rule that it is not an unreasonable invasion of privacy to take DNA for the purpose of identifying criminal offenders through a DNA database. This writing will examine the potential for nonconsensual inclusion of nearly everyone into such a system, as well as the ramifications in ...


Task Force Statement Of The Twentieth Century Fund's Task Force On Apprehending Indicted War Criminals: Meeting The Obligations Of Justice, Paul Williams Jan 1998

Task Force Statement Of The Twentieth Century Fund's Task Force On Apprehending Indicted War Criminals: Meeting The Obligations Of Justice, Paul Williams

Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals

No abstract provided.


Swapping Amnesty For Peace And The Duty To Prosecute Human Rights Crimes, Diane Orentlicher Jan 1997

Swapping Amnesty For Peace And The Duty To Prosecute Human Rights Crimes, Diane Orentlicher

Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals

No abstract provided.


Organised Resistance, Terrorism And Criminality In Ireland: The State's Construction Of The Control Equation, Mark Findlay Jan 1984

Organised Resistance, Terrorism And Criminality In Ireland: The State's Construction Of The Control Equation, Mark Findlay

Research Collection School Of Law

Despite the reality of partition that created "two Irelands," comparative analysis of the state's reactions to terrorism in the Province and in the Republic is rare. The struggle over reunification, which permeates society on both sides of the border, is usually viewed by the populist press not from the Irish viewpoint, but rather from the perspective of the British government. Given this bias, organized resistance -- most notably in the North of Ireland -- is represented as an assault on a majority-supported state. Because the legitimacy of the state under attack is rarely questioned, and the motivations for the resistance are ...


Criminal Liability For Complicity In Abortions Committed Outside Ireland, Mark Findlay Jun 1980

Criminal Liability For Complicity In Abortions Committed Outside Ireland, Mark Findlay

Research Collection School Of Law

The legislative provisions which make it an offence to procure a miscarriage unlawfully or assist in the unlawful procurement are to be found in sections 58 and 59 or the Offences Against the Person Act 1861. In recent years the most common way for an Irish woman to obtain an abortion has been to leave the Republic and obtain such an operation in Britain, where the restrictions imposed on the medical profession with regard to performing operations are far less onerous. How then would the Irish courts view secondary parties to such extra-territorial activities?


Civil Death - A New Look At An Ancient Doctrine, Harry David Saunders May 1970

Civil Death - A New Look At An Ancient Doctrine, Harry David Saunders

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Crime As Social Reality, Jerome Hall Jan 1941

Crime As Social Reality, Jerome Hall

Articles by Maurer Faculty

No abstract provided.


Book Review. Alexander, F. And Staub, H., The Criminal, The Judge And The Public, Jerome Hall Jan 1932

Book Review. Alexander, F. And Staub, H., The Criminal, The Judge And The Public, Jerome Hall

Articles by Maurer Faculty

No abstract provided.


The Right Of The Accused In A Criminal Case Not To Be Compelled To Be A Witness Against Himself, Mose E. Boiarsky Dec 1928

The Right Of The Accused In A Criminal Case Not To Be Compelled To Be A Witness Against Himself, Mose E. Boiarsky

West Virginia Law Review

No abstract provided.


Vasectomy, C. Severin Buschmann Dec 1926

Vasectomy, C. Severin Buschmann

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.