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Criminal Law And Procedure, Aaron J. Campbell Nov 2014

Criminal Law And Procedure, Aaron J. Campbell

University of Richmond Law Review

This article aims to provide a succinct review of noteworthy cases in the areas of criminal law and procedure that the Supreme Court of Virginia and the Court of Appeals of Virginia decided this past year. Instead of covering every ruling or procedural point in a particular case, this article focuses on the "take- away" of the holdings with the most precedential value. This article also summarizes significant changes to criminal law and procedure enacted by the 2014 Virginia General Assembly.


Virginia's Gap Between Punishment And Culpability: Re-Examining Self-Defense Law And Battered Women's Syndrome, Kendall Hamilton Nov 2014

Virginia's Gap Between Punishment And Culpability: Re-Examining Self-Defense Law And Battered Women's Syndrome, Kendall Hamilton

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Lethal Injection, Politics, And The Future Of The Death Penalty, Stephen Bright, Deborah W. Denno, Joel Zivot, Eric Berger, Frank Green, Mark Earley, Richard B. Roper, Corinna Barrett Lain, Stephen Smith, John Douglass, Brandon L. Garrett, Richard Dieter Oct 2014

Lethal Injection, Politics, And The Future Of The Death Penalty, Stephen Bright, Deborah W. Denno, Joel Zivot, Eric Berger, Frank Green, Mark Earley, Richard B. Roper, Corinna Barrett Lain, Stephen Smith, John Douglass, Brandon L. Garrett, Richard Dieter

University of Richmond Law Review Symposium

“Welcome and Keynote:” Stephen Bright, Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer at Yale Law School, and President and Senior Counsel with the Southern Center for Human Rights. (9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.)

“The Death Penalty Today: Lethal Injection Issues:” Panel 1 featured Deborah W. Denno, Arthur A. McGivney Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law; Joel Zivot, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine, and Medical Director of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at Emory University Hospital; Eric Berger, Associate Professor of Law at Nebraska College of Law; and Frank Green, Reporter ...


"To Corral And Control The Ghetto": Stop, Frisk, And The Geography Of Freedom, Anders Walker May 2014

"To Corral And Control The Ghetto": Stop, Frisk, And The Geography Of Freedom, Anders Walker

University of Richmond Law Review

While criminal law scholar Michelle Alexander has shown that stop and frisks often serve as the gateway into the criminal justice system for young men of color, she occludes the complex forces that led to their rise." This article seeks to identify those forces, relating the rise of stop and frisk rules to liberal politics, Cold War concerns, and spatial dynamics. To illustrate, this article will proceed in three parts. Part I will demonstrate how Mapp v. Ohio coincided with judicial frustration at police intrusions into private, intimate space-including private thought-precisely at a time when the United States sought to ...


Riley V. California: The New Katz Or Chimel?, Adam Lamparello, Charles Maclean Jan 2014

Riley V. California: The New Katz Or Chimel?, Adam Lamparello, Charles Maclean

Richmond Journal of Law & Technology

To declare that in the administration of the criminal law the end justifies the means—to declare that the Government may commit crimes in order to secure the conviction of a private criminal—would bring terrible retribution. Against that pernicious doctrine this Court should resolutely set its face.


The Problem Of Deterring Extraterritorial White-Collar Crime, Andrew B. Spalding Jan 2014

The Problem Of Deterring Extraterritorial White-Collar Crime, Andrew B. Spalding

Law Faculty Publications

Recent reports of egregious labor practices in China and Bangladesh have called public attention to the potential harms of foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries. The best, or at least most obvious, tool for reducing destructive overseas business practices would seem to be the extraterritorial application of white-collar criminal law. The "holy grail" of contemporary criminal law is deterrence, and the deterrence literature is largely shaped by the paradigm of law and economics. Prominent within that literature is Polinsky and Shavell's "enforcement authority," which seeks to maximize social utility through the efficient deterrence of crime.a Guided by ...


Virginia Practice Series: Criminal Offenses And Defenses, Ronald J. Bacigal Jan 2014

Virginia Practice Series: Criminal Offenses And Defenses, Ronald J. Bacigal

Law Faculty Publications

In this 2014-2015 edition, the statutory law is covered through the 2014 Session of the General Assembly. Decisions of the United States Supreme Court are included from the 2014-2015 term. Decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals and the District Courts in Virginia are issued through August 1, 2014.