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It's Not Just About Miranda: Determining The Voluntariness Of Confessions In Criminal Prosecutions, Paul Marcus Jul 2006

It's Not Just About Miranda: Determining The Voluntariness Of Confessions In Criminal Prosecutions, Paul Marcus

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Protecting Our Children And The Constitution: An Analysis Of The "Virtual" Child Pornography Provisions Of The Protect Act Of 2003, James Nicholas Kornegay Apr 2006

Protecting Our Children And The Constitution: An Analysis Of The "Virtual" Child Pornography Provisions Of The Protect Act Of 2003, James Nicholas Kornegay

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Marriage Mimicry: The Law Of Domestic Violence, Ruth Colker Apr 2006

Marriage Mimicry: The Law Of Domestic Violence, Ruth Colker

William & Mary Law Review

In this Article, Professor Colker argues that the legal system does not simply privilege those in marital relationships but has now begun to privilege those in "marriage-like" relationships through what she terms a marriage-mimicry model. She uses the law of domestic violence to critique this model. She traces the haphazard development of the law of domestic violence and argues that it has served to underprotect many of the victims of domestic violence because lawmakers have reflexively only provided legal recourse for those in marriage-like relationships without asking who is most in need of legal protection. She argues that the legal ...


Misnamed, Misapplied, And Misguided: Clarifying The State Of Sentencing Entrapment And Proposing A New Conception Of The Doctrine, Jess D. Mekeel Apr 2006

Misnamed, Misapplied, And Misguided: Clarifying The State Of Sentencing Entrapment And Proposing A New Conception Of The Doctrine, Jess D. Mekeel

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal

No abstract provided.


A Brief Examination Of Pedophilia And Sexual Abuse Committed By Nuns Within The Catholic Church, Nicole Travers Apr 2006

A Brief Examination Of Pedophilia And Sexual Abuse Committed By Nuns Within The Catholic Church, Nicole Travers

William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice

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Use Of The Drug Pavulon In Lethal Injections: Cruel And Unusual, Casey Lynne Ewart Feb 2006

Use Of The Drug Pavulon In Lethal Injections: Cruel And Unusual, Casey Lynne Ewart

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal

No abstract provided.


Punishing Children In The Criminal Law, Cynthia V. Ward Jan 2006

Punishing Children In The Criminal Law, Cynthia V. Ward

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Procuring Guilty Pleas For International Crimes: The Limited Influence Of Sentencing Discounts, Nancy Amoury Combs Jan 2006

Procuring Guilty Pleas For International Crimes: The Limited Influence Of Sentencing Discounts, Nancy Amoury Combs

Faculty Publications

International tribunals prosecuting those responsible for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes face many of the same resource constraints that bedevil national criminal justice systems. Consequently, international tribunals have begun to utilize various procedural devices long used by national prosecutors to speed case dispositions. One such procedural device is the guilty plea. National prosecutors induce criminal defendants to plead guilty and waive their rights to trial through a process of plea bargaining; that is, by offering defendants sentencing concessions in exchange for their guilty pleas. International prosecutors who seek to engage in plea bargaining, however, face a host of ...


The Right To Counsel In Criminal Cases, A National Crisis, Mary Sue Backus, Paul Marcus Jan 2006

The Right To Counsel In Criminal Cases, A National Crisis, Mary Sue Backus, Paul Marcus

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.