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Did J. Edgar Hoover Kill Jfk?, Donald E. Wilkes Jr. Dec 2017

Did J. Edgar Hoover Kill Jfk?, Donald E. Wilkes Jr.

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This article reviews a recent story in the National Enquirer that asserts that J. Edgar Hoover ordered the JFK murder which directly contradicts earlier claims made by the publication.


The Jfk Cover-Up Continues, But The Truth Is Seeping Out, Donald E. Wilkes Jr. Nov 2017

The Jfk Cover-Up Continues, But The Truth Is Seeping Out, Donald E. Wilkes Jr.

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In 1992, nearly three decades after JFK was slain by hidden sniper fire in Dallas, TX, on Nov. 22, 1963, Congress without any dissenting votes passed a statute “to provide for the expeditious disclosure of records relevant to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.”

The recent astonishing refusal of President Trump to release in full the contents of all remaining classified JFK assassination files confirms that more than half a century after the assassination the governmental coverup of the full truth about that dreadful murder is still underway.

This article reviews the actions immediately preceding October 26, 2017, the ...


Inimicus Libertatis: Chief Justice Rehnquist’S Majority Or Plurality Opinions In The Field Of Criminal Procedure, Donald E. Wilkes Jr. Aug 2017

Inimicus Libertatis: Chief Justice Rehnquist’S Majority Or Plurality Opinions In The Field Of Criminal Procedure, Donald E. Wilkes Jr.

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Since the early 1970’s an increasingly conservative Supreme Court of the United States has been leading this country through a “Criminal Procedure Counterrevolution” (also called “The Rehnquisition”), during which the federal rights and remedies of criminal defendants have been inexorably and significantly eroded. There are numerous books and law review articles discussing this counterrevolution. Chief Justice Rehnquist, the most articulate and ideological of the Courts conservative justices, may properly be regarded as the intellectual founder and leader of this trend in favor of restricting criminal procedure rights.

This article analyzes and provides a bibliography of Supreme Court criminal procedure ...


Grassy Knoll Shots? Limousine Slowdown?, Donald E. Wilkes Jr. Apr 2017

Grassy Knoll Shots? Limousine Slowdown?, Donald E. Wilkes Jr.

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This article reviews the book Twenty-six Seconds by Alexandrea Zapruder. It also questions whether the only film of the JFK assassination was altered by the CIA.


Circumstances Undetermined: Dorothy Kilgallen And Jfk's Murder, Donald E. Wilkes Jr. Mar 2017

Circumstances Undetermined: Dorothy Kilgallen And Jfk's Murder, Donald E. Wilkes Jr.

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This article reviews the mysterious circumstances surrounding reporter Dorothy Kilgallen's death and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.


Law Of The Sea-Submerged Lands-A State Must Exercise Substantial, Continuous, And Recognized Authority To Establish A Body Of Water As A Historic Bay, Sarah Melissa Stebbins Jan 2017

Law Of The Sea-Submerged Lands-A State Must Exercise Substantial, Continuous, And Recognized Authority To Establish A Body Of Water As A Historic Bay, Sarah Melissa Stebbins

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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Proportional Fault In Maritime Collisions-Charting The New Course, Gustave R. Dubus Iii Jan 2017

Proportional Fault In Maritime Collisions-Charting The New Course, Gustave R. Dubus Iii

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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Was Castro Behind The Jfk Assassination?, Donald E. Wilkes Jr. Jan 2017

Was Castro Behind The Jfk Assassination?, Donald E. Wilkes Jr.

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A month after Fidel Castro’s death, on Dec. 19, 2016, the tabloid National Enquirer published an article tinglingly titled “Dying Castro Admitted Killing JFK!” The article’s sensationalistic subtitle proclaimed “Chilling New Evidence Blows Assassination Wide Open After 53 Years.” This article by Professor Wilkes debunks the assertions set forth in the Enquirer article.