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Mixed Signals On Summary Judgment, Howard Wasserman Jan 2014

Mixed Signals On Summary Judgment, Howard Wasserman

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This essay examines three cases from the Supreme Court’s October Term 2013 addressing the standards for summary judgment. In one case, the Court affirmed summary judgment against a civil-rights plaintiff, in a continued erroneous over-reliance on the certainty of video evidence. In two other cases, the Court rejected the grant of summary judgment against civil-rights plaintiffs, arguably for the first time in quite a while. This essay unpacks the substance and procedure underlying all three decisions and considers the effect of the three cases and what signals they send to lower courts and litigants about the proper approach to ...


The Supreme Court Screws Up The Science: There Is No Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome “Scientific” Controversy, Joelle A. Moreno, Brian Holmgren Jan 2013

The Supreme Court Screws Up The Science: There Is No Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome “Scientific” Controversy, Joelle A. Moreno, Brian Holmgren

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Rethinking Voir Dire, Eric R. Carpenter Jan 2012

Rethinking Voir Dire, Eric R. Carpenter

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An Overview Of The Capital Jury Project For Military Practitioners: Aggravation, Mitigation, And Admission Defenses, Eric R. Carpenter Jan 2011

An Overview Of The Capital Jury Project For Military Practitioners: Aggravation, Mitigation, And Admission Defenses, Eric R. Carpenter

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An Overview Of The Capital Jury Project For Military Practitioners: Jury Dynamics, Juror Confusion, And Juror Responsibility, Eric R. Carpenter Jan 2011

An Overview Of The Capital Jury Project For Military Practitioners: Jury Dynamics, Juror Confusion, And Juror Responsibility, Eric R. Carpenter

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Simplifying Discovery And Production: Using Easy Frameworks To Evaluate The 2009 Term Of Cases, Eric R. Carpenter Jan 2011

Simplifying Discovery And Production: Using Easy Frameworks To Evaluate The 2009 Term Of Cases, Eric R. Carpenter

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C.S.I. Bulls#!T: The National Academy Of Sciences, Melendedez-Diaz V. Massachusetts, And Future Challenges To Forensic Science And Forensic Evidence,, Joelle A. Moreno Jan 2010

C.S.I. Bulls#!T: The National Academy Of Sciences, Melendedez-Diaz V. Massachusetts, And Future Challenges To Forensic Science And Forensic Evidence,, Joelle A. Moreno

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The Future Of Neuroimaged Lie Detection And The Law, Joelle A. Moreno Jan 2009

The Future Of Neuroimaged Lie Detection And The Law, Joelle A. Moreno

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Seizures Without Searches: Defining Property Seizures And Developing A Property Seizure Model, Eric R. Carpenter Jan 2007

Seizures Without Searches: Defining Property Seizures And Developing A Property Seizure Model, Eric R. Carpenter

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Faith-Based Miranda: Why The New Missouri V. Seibert Police Bad Faith Test Is A Terrible Idea, Joelle A. Moreno Jan 2005

Faith-Based Miranda: Why The New Missouri V. Seibert Police Bad Faith Test Is A Terrible Idea, Joelle A. Moreno

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Strategies For Challenging Police Drug Jargon Testimony, Joelle A. Moreno Jan 2005

Strategies For Challenging Police Drug Jargon Testimony, Joelle A. Moreno

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Like Migratory Birds- Latin American Claimants In U.S. Courts And The Ford-Firestone Rollover Litigation, Manuel A. Gómez Jan 2005

Like Migratory Birds- Latin American Claimants In U.S. Courts And The Ford-Firestone Rollover Litigation, Manuel A. Gómez

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What Happens When Dirty Harry Becomes An [Expert] Witness For The Prosecution?, Joelle A. Moreno Jan 2004

What Happens When Dirty Harry Becomes An [Expert] Witness For The Prosecution?, Joelle A. Moreno

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Whoever Fights Monsters Should See To It That In The Process He Does Not Become A Monster: Hunting The Sexual Predator With Silver Bullets -- Federal Rules Of Evidence 413-415 -- And A Stake Through The Heart -- Kansas V. Hendricks, Joelle A. Moreno Jan 1997

Whoever Fights Monsters Should See To It That In The Process He Does Not Become A Monster: Hunting The Sexual Predator With Silver Bullets -- Federal Rules Of Evidence 413-415 -- And A Stake Through The Heart -- Kansas V. Hendricks, Joelle A. Moreno

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Killing Daddy: Developing A Self-Defense Strategy For The Abused Child, Joelle A. Moreno Jan 1989

Killing Daddy: Developing A Self-Defense Strategy For The Abused Child, Joelle A. Moreno

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