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Delaware’S Balancing Act, John Armour, Bernard S. Black, Brian R. Cheffins Oct 2012

Delaware’S Balancing Act, John Armour, Bernard S. Black, Brian R. Cheffins

Indiana Law Journal

Delaware’s courts and well-developed case law are widely seen as integral elements of Delaware’s success in attracting incorporations. However, as we show using empirical evidence involving reported judicial decisions and filed cases concerning large mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and options backdating, Delaware’s popularity as a venue for corporate litigation is under threat. Today, a majority of shareholder suits involving Delaware companies are being brought and decided elsewhere. We examine in this Article the implications of this “out-of-Delaware” trend, emphasizing a difficult balancing act that Delaware faces. If Delaware accommodates litigation too readily, companies, fearful of lawsuits ...


The Unabomber Revisited: Reexamining The Use Of Mental Disorder Diagnoses As Evidence Of The Mental Condition Of Criminal Defendants, Adam K. Magid Jan 2009

The Unabomber Revisited: Reexamining The Use Of Mental Disorder Diagnoses As Evidence Of The Mental Condition Of Criminal Defendants, Adam K. Magid

Indiana Law Journal

This Article revisits a longstanding debate concerning the appropriateness of diagnostic evidence in criminal cases in which a defendant’s mental condition is at issue. As illustrated through a case study of Theodore Kaczynski, more widely known as the “Unabomber,” a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia poses a risk of confounding a judge or jury attempting to ascertain an accurate picture of the mental state of a criminal defendant, specifically by (i) suggesting symptoms not actually present, (ii) creating a distorted picture of symptoms that are present, and (iii) suggesting organic, determinative factors as the mechanism behind a defendant’s actions ...


The History Of Children's Hearsay: From Old Bailey To Post-Davis, Thomas D. Lyon, Raymond Lamagna Oct 2007

The History Of Children's Hearsay: From Old Bailey To Post-Davis, Thomas D. Lyon, Raymond Lamagna

Indiana Law Journal

The papers in this symposium were originally prepared for the Section on Evidence of the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools.


Comments On Child Abuse Litigation In A "Testimonial" World: The Intersection Of Competency, Hearsay, And Confrontation, Myrna S. Raeder Oct 2007

Comments On Child Abuse Litigation In A "Testimonial" World: The Intersection Of Competency, Hearsay, And Confrontation, Myrna S. Raeder

Indiana Law Journal

The papers in this symposium were originally prepared for the Section on Evidence of the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools.


When Mohammed Goes To The Mountain: The Evidentiary Value Of A View, Layne S. Keele Oct 2005

When Mohammed Goes To The Mountain: The Evidentiary Value Of A View, Layne S. Keele

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Insurance-Weight Of Evidence-Construction Of Policy-Proximate Cause Jan 2000

Insurance-Weight Of Evidence-Construction Of Policy-Proximate Cause

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Experts, Liars, And Guns For Hire: A Different Perspective On The Qualification Of Technical Expert Witnesses, Christopher P. Murphy Apr 1994

Experts, Liars, And Guns For Hire: A Different Perspective On The Qualification Of Technical Expert Witnesses, Christopher P. Murphy

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Admissibility Of Evidence Under Indiana's "Common Scheme Or Plan" Exception, Thomas Quigley Jul 1978

Admissibility Of Evidence Under Indiana's "Common Scheme Or Plan" Exception, Thomas Quigley

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Hardin And Medvid: A Change In Indiana's Entrapment Law, Michael Hyatte Apr 1978

Hardin And Medvid: A Change In Indiana's Entrapment Law, Michael Hyatte

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


In Memoriam-Austin Vincent Clifford 1896-1975, Nat U. Hill Apr 1975

In Memoriam-Austin Vincent Clifford 1896-1975, Nat U. Hill

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


A Plea For A Uniform Parole Evidence Rule And Principles Of Contract Interpretation, John D. Calamari, Joseph M. Perillo Apr 1967

A Plea For A Uniform Parole Evidence Rule And Principles Of Contract Interpretation, John D. Calamari, Joseph M. Perillo

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Evidence Of Guilt: Restrictions Upon Its Discovery Or Compulsory Disclosure, By John Macarthur Maguire, Edward W. Cleary Oct 1960

Evidence Of Guilt: Restrictions Upon Its Discovery Or Compulsory Disclosure, By John Macarthur Maguire, Edward W. Cleary

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Use Of Subnormal Mentality To Discredit Jan 1960

Use Of Subnormal Mentality To Discredit

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Federal Control Over Use Of Coerced Confessions In State Criminal Cases-Some Unsettled Problems, Austin W. Scott Jr. Jan 1954

Federal Control Over Use Of Coerced Confessions In State Criminal Cases-Some Unsettled Problems, Austin W. Scott Jr.

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Criminal Law: Psychiatric Aid In Evaluating The Credibility Of A Prosecuting Witness Charging Rape Oct 1950

Criminal Law: Psychiatric Aid In Evaluating The Credibility Of A Prosecuting Witness Charging Rape

Indiana Law Journal

Recent Cases


Privilege Against Self-Incrimination-Compulsory Voice Exhibition Jul 1949

Privilege Against Self-Incrimination-Compulsory Voice Exhibition

Indiana Law Journal

Recent Cases: Evidence


Relevancy Of Plaintiff's War Record In Personal Injury Action Apr 1947

Relevancy Of Plaintiff's War Record In Personal Injury Action

Indiana Law Journal

Notes and Comments: Evidence


Self Incrimination Jul 1945

Self Incrimination

Indiana Law Journal

Notes and Comments: Criminal Law


Admissibility Of Evidence Induced By Means Of Intercepted Telephone Communications Jan 1943

Admissibility Of Evidence Induced By Means Of Intercepted Telephone Communications

Indiana Law Journal

Notes and Comments: Evidence


Admissions By Failure To Answer Letters Aug 1942

Admissions By Failure To Answer Letters

Indiana Law Journal

Notes and Comments: Evidence


Physician's Opinion Based On Unsupported Influences Jun 1942

Physician's Opinion Based On Unsupported Influences

Indiana Law Journal

Notes and Comments: Evidence


Privileged Communications Aug 1941

Privileged Communications

Indiana Law Journal

Notes and Comments: Evidence


Blood Grouping Tests In Evidence Apr 1941

Blood Grouping Tests In Evidence

Indiana Law Journal

Notes and Comments: Evidence


Evidence Showing Absence Of Motive Apr 1941

Evidence Showing Absence Of Motive

Indiana Law Journal

Notes and Comments: Evidence


Motion Pictures In Evidence, Carl M. Gray Jun 1940

Motion Pictures In Evidence, Carl M. Gray

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Admissibility Of Judgments Appointing Guardians Feb 1940

Admissibility Of Judgments Appointing Guardians

Indiana Law Journal

Recent Case Notes: Evidence - Testamentary Capacity


Trial-Informing Jury Of Liability Insurance-Curing Of Prejudice Feb 1936

Trial-Informing Jury Of Liability Insurance-Curing Of Prejudice

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Importance Of Scientific Analysis Of Evidence In The Prosecution Of Crime, E. P. Coffey Dec 1935

The Importance Of Scientific Analysis Of Evidence In The Prosecution Of Crime, E. P. Coffey

Indiana Law Journal

Address by E. P. Coffey, Director of Federal Technical Laboratory of the Department of Justice, Washington, D. C., before the Indiana State Bar Association, September 6, 1935.


Evidence-Privileged Communications-Husband And Wife Dec 1934

Evidence-Privileged Communications-Husband And Wife

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Habitual Criminal Act-Constitutionality-Evidence May 1934

Habitual Criminal Act-Constitutionality-Evidence

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.