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Indestructible Unalienable Rights, Donald E. Wilkes Jr. 2010 University of Georgia School of Law

Indestructible Unalienable Rights, Donald E. Wilkes Jr.

Popular Media

Perhaps the sublimest achievement of the Western World is the development of the notion that all human beings have immutable, imperishable basic rights, rights that trump all other interests, rights that cannot be denied or trampled upon except through injustice and barbarity. These rights of individuals include political rights, civil rights, and social rights.


Terrorism Finance, Business Associations, And The "Incorporation Transparency Act", J. W. Verret 2010 Louisiana State University Law Center

Terrorism Finance, Business Associations, And The "Incorporation Transparency Act", J. W. Verret

Louisiana Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Causerie On Selecting Law Deans In An Age Of Entrepreneurial Deaning, Jack M. Weiss 2010 Louisiana State University Law Center

A Causerie On Selecting Law Deans In An Age Of Entrepreneurial Deaning, Jack M. Weiss

Louisiana Law Review

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When The Clouds Hung Oppressively Low In The Heavens: Unhealthy Cost-Cutting In France And In The U.S., Pierre Loiseau 2010 Louisiana State University Law Center

When The Clouds Hung Oppressively Low In The Heavens: Unhealthy Cost-Cutting In France And In The U.S., Pierre Loiseau

Louisiana Law Review

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Bias, Batson, And "Backstrikes": Snyder V. Louisiana Through A Glass, Starkly, Bruce Hamilton 2010 Louisiana State University Law Center

Bias, Batson, And "Backstrikes": Snyder V. Louisiana Through A Glass, Starkly, Bruce Hamilton

Louisiana Law Review

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Book Review (Paul Frymer's Black And Blue: African Americans, The Labor Movement, And The Decline Of The Democratic Party)., Sophia Z. Lee 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Book Review (Paul Frymer's Black And Blue: African Americans, The Labor Movement, And The Decline Of The Democratic Party)., Sophia Z. Lee

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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Legal Beagle Blog (May 2010), Roger Williams University School of Law Library 2010 Roger Williams University

Legal Beagle Blog (May 2010), Roger Williams University School Of Law Library

Law Library Newsletters/Blog

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Predicting Police Discretion: A Traffic Stop Analysis, Andrew Girard 2010 Rhode Island College

Predicting Police Discretion: A Traffic Stop Analysis, Andrew Girard

Honors Projects Overview

Examines Donald Black's (1976) theory of pure sociology with data from traffic stops collected over eight months during seventy hours of "ride alongs" with eight different police departments in Rhode Island. Posits that the social structure of each traffic stop is predictable based on observable characteristics of the parties involved and that distance in social space increases the likelihood of a police officer issuing a citation to a driver, while social characteristics similar to that of the police officer reduces the likelihood of a driver receiving a citation. Twenty-one variables throught to impact a police officer's discretion are ...


The Current State Of Legal Education Reform In Latin America: A Critical Appraisal, Juny Montoya 2010 Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia

The Current State Of Legal Education Reform In Latin America: A Critical Appraisal, Juny Montoya

Journal of Legal Education

No abstract provided.


Response: More Complicated Than We Think, Judith Welch Wegner 2010 University of North Carolina School of Law

Response: More Complicated Than We Think, Judith Welch Wegner

Journal of Legal Education

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Response: Time To Collaborate On Lawyer Development, Scott Westfahl 2010 Goodwin Proctor; Professional Development Consortium

Response: Time To Collaborate On Lawyer Development, Scott Westfahl

Journal of Legal Education

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The Future Of Criminal Justice In America, Andrew Karanikolis 2010 University of Rhode Island

The Future Of Criminal Justice In America, Andrew Karanikolis

Senior Honors Projects

Throughout history, a civilization’s attitudes toward the law, crime, and punishment have served as indicators of its morality and commitment to progress. What then, I wonder, will history say about the American Civilization? Might they ask why the wealthiest nation in the world also has the highest incarceration rates?

This is but one of the critical questions I was left with after my internship at the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office. America currently houses over 2.5 million inmates in state and federal prisons across the country. Despite the noticeable decline in crime (particularly violent crime) over the ...


A Turbulent Debate In The Ocean State, Dylan D. Lynch 2010 University of Rhode Island

A Turbulent Debate In The Ocean State, Dylan D. Lynch

Senior Honors Projects

Rhode Island has in many ways become the last battleground in a national state-by-state battle over the legalization of gay marriage. It is the last state in the country to not have a definitive stance on whether or not same-sex marriages should be legal and can be performed within the state’s borders, or should be banned and marriage defined solely as the union of a man and a woman. The state is currently undergoing a substantial swing in public support on gay marriage, moving from just 34% in 2004, to 60% in 2009. This rise in support for legalizing ...


Judicial Specialization And The Adjudication Of Immigration Cases, Lawrence Baum 2010 Duke Law

Judicial Specialization And The Adjudication Of Immigration Cases, Lawrence Baum

Duke Law Journal

When scholars and policymakers consider proposals for specialized courts, they are usually and appropriately mindful of the potential effects of specialization on the adjudication of cases. Focusing on the immigration field, this Article considers these potential effects in relation to other attributes of adjudication: the difficulty of cases, the severe caseload pressures, and the strong hierarchical controls that are each important attributes at some or all levels of the adjudication system. Specifically, this Article discusses the effects of those attributes, the effects of judicial specialization, and the intertwining of the two. It applies that analysis to proposals to substitute some ...


A Diversion Of Attention? Immigration Courts And The Adjudication Of Fourth And Fifth Amendment Rights, Jennifer M. Chacón 2010 Duke Law

A Diversion Of Attention? Immigration Courts And The Adjudication Of Fourth And Fifth Amendment Rights, Jennifer M. Chacón

Duke Law Journal

Because of fundamental changes in the nature of immigration enforcement over the past decade, an increasing number of interactions between law enforcement agents and noncitizens in the United States are ultimately adjudicated not in criminal courts, but in immigration courts. Unfortunately, unlike the state and federal courts that have long performed an oversight function with regard to police activity, immigration courts were not designed to police the police. As a result, there are inadequate mechanisms in place to address many of the rights violations that are occurring in the context of immigration enforcement. This Article explores the procedural deficiencies of ...


Restructuring Immigration Adjudication, Stephen H. Legomsky 2010 Duke Law

Restructuring Immigration Adjudication, Stephen H. Legomsky

Duke Law Journal

For decades, the immigration adjudication system has been under relentless attack from both the left and the right. The left has been concerned with the fairness of the proceedings, the accuracy and consistency of the outcomes, and the acceptability of both the procedures and the outcomes to the parties and to the public. The right has focused on the fiscal costs and elapsed times of these proceedings. This Article demonstrates that all of these criticisms have been well founded and that the roots of the problems are severe underfunding, reckless procedural shortcuts, the politicization of the process, and a handful ...


The Rights Of Others: Legal Claims And Immigration Outside The Law, Hiroshi Motomura 2010 Duke Law

The Rights Of Others: Legal Claims And Immigration Outside The Law, Hiroshi Motomura

Duke Law Journal

This Article analyzes the rights of unauthorized migrants and elucidates how these noncitizens are incompletely but importantly integrated into the U.S. legal system. I examine four topics: (1) state and local laws targeting unauthorized migrants, (2) workplace rights and remedies, (3) suppression of evidence from an unlawful search or seizure, and (4) the right to effective counsel in immigration court. These four inquiries show how unauthorized migrants though unable to assert individual rights as directly as U.S. citizens in the same circumstances can nevertheless assert rights indirectly and obliquely by making transsubstantive arguments that fall into five general ...


Constraint Through Delegation: The Case Of Executive Control Over Immigration Policy, Cristina M. Rodríguez 2010 Duke Law

Constraint Through Delegation: The Case Of Executive Control Over Immigration Policy, Cristina M. Rodríguez

Duke Law Journal

This Article proposes recalibrating the separation of powers between the political branches in the context of their regulation of immigration law's core questions: how many and what types of immigrants to admit to the United States. Whereas Congress holds a virtual monopoly over formal decisionmaking, the executive branch makes de facto admissions decisions using its discretionary enforcement power. As a result of this structure, stasis and excessive prosecutorial discretion characterize the regime, particularly with respect to labor migration. Both of these features exacerbate pathologies associated with illegal immigration and call for a structural response. This Article contends that Congress ...


Practical Impediments To Structural Reform And The Promise Of Third Branch Analytic Methods: A Reply To Professors Baum And Legomsky, Russell R. Wheeler 2010 Duke Law

Practical Impediments To Structural Reform And The Promise Of Third Branch Analytic Methods: A Reply To Professors Baum And Legomsky, Russell R. Wheeler

Duke Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Journal Staff, 2010 Duke Law

Journal Staff

Duke Law Journal

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