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"Nigger": A Critical Race Realist Analysis Of The N-Word Within Hate Crimes Law, Shayne E. Jones, Gregory S. Parks Jul 2013

"Nigger": A Critical Race Realist Analysis Of The N-Word Within Hate Crimes Law, Shayne E. Jones, Gregory S. Parks

Criminology Faculty Publications

On a 2005 summer morning, Nicholas “Fat Nick” Minucci (White) beat Glenn Moore (Black) with a baseball bat and robbed him. During the assault, Minucci repeatedly screamed the N-word. At trial, Minucci’s attorney argued that he had not committed a hate crime. The essence of the defense’s argument was that Minucci’s use of the N-word while assaulting and robbing Moore was not indicative of any bias or prejudice. The defense went on to indicate that Minucci had Black friends, was immersed in Black culture, and employed the N-word as part of his everyday vocabulary. Two Black men ...


Introduction, Justice, Lawyering And Legal Education In The Digital Age (Symposium Editor With M. Lauritsen), Ronald W. Staudt Jul 2013

Introduction, Justice, Lawyering And Legal Education In The Digital Age (Symposium Editor With M. Lauritsen), Ronald W. Staudt

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Where's Waldo?: Geolocation, Mobile Apps, And Privacy, Lori Andrews Jul 2013

Where's Waldo?: Geolocation, Mobile Apps, And Privacy, Lori Andrews

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


How The Rich Stay Rich: Using A Family Trust Company To Secure A Family Fortune, Iris Goodwin Feb 2013

How The Rich Stay Rich: Using A Family Trust Company To Secure A Family Fortune, Iris Goodwin

College of Law Faculty Scholarship

Abstract HOW THE RICH STAY RICH: USING A FAMILY TRUST COMPANY TO SECURE A FAMILY FORTUNE Iris J. Goodwin Associate Professor, University of Tennessee College of Law This Article is about family trust companies and the role they play in preserving great fortunes. A family trust company is a corporation formed to provide fiduciary services to a related group of people, in contrast to banking institutions established to offer similar services to a larger public. The province of the mega-rich (who remain very much upon the American landscape, the recent economic crisis notwithstanding), these entities have received scant attention from ...


Back To The Future Of Abortion Regulation In The First Term, Tracy A. Thomas Jan 2013

Back To The Future Of Abortion Regulation In The First Term, Tracy A. Thomas

Akron Law Publications

Abortion and women's reproductive rights have reemerged as front-page news. As popular culture grapples with election rhetoric, states continue to engage in aggressive anti-abortion regulation of first-term abortions. In the first half of 2011, more abortion bills have passed to restrict abortion than ever before. The 162 new abortion bills passed by 19 states in the first six months of the year dwarf the average number of abortion bills for the last three decades of 15 per year. Even more, these bills propose significantly more stringent limits on abortion than in the past, including mandatory ultrasound viewings, intensive counseling ...


Law, Social Movements, And The Political Economy Of Domestic Violence, Deborah M. Weissman Jan 2013

Law, Social Movements, And The Political Economy Of Domestic Violence, Deborah M. Weissman

Faculty Publications

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Promoting Language Access In The Legal Academy, Gillian Dutton, Beth Lyon, Jayesh M. Rathod, Deborah M. Weissman Jan 2013

Promoting Language Access In The Legal Academy, Gillian Dutton, Beth Lyon, Jayesh M. Rathod, Deborah M. Weissman

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Potential Innocence: Making The Most Of A Bleak Environment For Public Support Of Indigent Defense, Robert P. Mosteller Jan 2013

Potential Innocence: Making The Most Of A Bleak Environment For Public Support Of Indigent Defense, Robert P. Mosteller

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.