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Coerced Testimony Of A Witness, As Opposed To The Fabrication Of Evidence, Should Not Be Used As A Basis To Satisfy A § 1983 Claim For Alleged Due Process Violations In An Underlying Criminal Matter, 55 Uic L. Rev. 40 (2022), Jonathan Federman, Kyle Fleck Jan 2022

Coerced Testimony Of A Witness, As Opposed To The Fabrication Of Evidence, Should Not Be Used As A Basis To Satisfy A § 1983 Claim For Alleged Due Process Violations In An Underlying Criminal Matter, 55 Uic L. Rev. 40 (2022), Jonathan Federman, Kyle Fleck

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Using A Civil Designation As A Sword And A Shield In Domestic Violence Order Of Protection Hearings: Eviscerating The Constitutional Rights Of Criminal Defendants Charged With Domestic Battery In The State Of Illinois, 53 Uic J. Marshall L. Rev. 705 (2021), Elliott Borchardt Jan 2021

Using A Civil Designation As A Sword And A Shield In Domestic Violence Order Of Protection Hearings: Eviscerating The Constitutional Rights Of Criminal Defendants Charged With Domestic Battery In The State Of Illinois, 53 Uic J. Marshall L. Rev. 705 (2021), Elliott Borchardt

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Perverted Or Protected?: The Battle Between Morphed Child Pornography And The First Amendment, 54 Uic L. Rev. 967 (2021), Ella Smith Jan 2021

Perverted Or Protected?: The Battle Between Morphed Child Pornography And The First Amendment, 54 Uic L. Rev. 967 (2021), Ella Smith

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A Hallmark Of Injustice: Illinois Sentencing Regulations Fail Defendants And The Judicial System, 53 Uic J. Marshall L. Rev. 1009 (2021), Allison Trendle Jan 2021

A Hallmark Of Injustice: Illinois Sentencing Regulations Fail Defendants And The Judicial System, 53 Uic J. Marshall L. Rev. 1009 (2021), Allison Trendle

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Escaping Death: The Colorado Method Of Capital Jury Selection, 54 Uic J. Marshall L. Rev. 247 (2021), Sophie Honeyman Jan 2021

Escaping Death: The Colorado Method Of Capital Jury Selection, 54 Uic J. Marshall L. Rev. 247 (2021), Sophie Honeyman

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Resentencing Juveniles: States’ Implementation Of Miller And Montgomery Through Resentencing Hearings, 53 Uic J. Marshall L. Rev. 311 (2020), Emily Komp Jan 2020

Resentencing Juveniles: States’ Implementation Of Miller And Montgomery Through Resentencing Hearings, 53 Uic J. Marshall L. Rev. 311 (2020), Emily Komp

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The Sativas And Indicas Of Proof: Why The Smell Of Marijuana Should Not Establish Probable Cause For A Warrantless Vehicle Search In Illinois, 53 Uic J. Marshall L. Rev. 187 (2020), Cece White Jan 2020

The Sativas And Indicas Of Proof: Why The Smell Of Marijuana Should Not Establish Probable Cause For A Warrantless Vehicle Search In Illinois, 53 Uic J. Marshall L. Rev. 187 (2020), Cece White

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A Parent’S Final Sacrifice: Self-Incrimination In Failure To Protect Cases, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 377 (2018), Maggie Butzen Jan 2018

A Parent’S Final Sacrifice: Self-Incrimination In Failure To Protect Cases, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 377 (2018), Maggie Butzen

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When criminal proceedings commence, the passive parent is forced to choose the lesser of two evils: testify and risk self-incrimination or guard their constitutional right and risk the person who abused them and their child going free.The passive parent exists at a crossroads: defendant, parent, and victim. The main purpose of this Comment is to analyze this crossroads under a Fifth Amendment lens and propose a workable solution to allow these passive parents a way to better navigate these “two evils.” To be clear: this Comment’s purpose is not to assert whether a passive parent should be held culpable for …


Illinois’S Class X: One Unhappy Twenty-First Birthday, A Race For A Conviction To Avoid Mandatory Sentencing Enhancements, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 905 (2018), Mariela Guzman Jan 2018

Illinois’S Class X: One Unhappy Twenty-First Birthday, A Race For A Conviction To Avoid Mandatory Sentencing Enhancements, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 905 (2018), Mariela Guzman

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From The Italian Mafia To Suppressing Societal Challenges: The Evolution Of Federal Criminal Rico And The Constitutional Objections Against It, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 647 (2018), Bianca Ciarroni Jan 2018

From The Italian Mafia To Suppressing Societal Challenges: The Evolution Of Federal Criminal Rico And The Constitutional Objections Against It, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 647 (2018), Bianca Ciarroni

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Safety In Post-Conviction Proceedings, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 773 (2018), Boaz Sangero Jan 2018

Safety In Post-Conviction Proceedings, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 773 (2018), Boaz Sangero

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It is extremely difficult to correct an error after conviction.Given the Hidden Accidents Principle in criminal law, it is very hard to uncover mistakes and even harder to prove them. Time is one of the greatest enemies of reconstructing the truth. Evidence gets lost, potential witnesses forget, move away, or die. The legal rules, including the finality of verdicts rule, hinder the rectification of miscarriages of justice. Another factor is that once the indictment has been made, the police usually close their investigation. Even when the appellate court finds a defect in the original trial proceedings, it will most likely …


Justice For Victims Of Sex Trafficking: Why Current Illinois Efforts Aren’T Enough, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 715 (2018), Rachael Derham Jan 2018

Justice For Victims Of Sex Trafficking: Why Current Illinois Efforts Aren’T Enough, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 715 (2018), Rachael Derham

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The Saving Grace Of Public Defense? Is The “Client-Choice” Method A Cure-All For Problems That Plague This Overburdened System? 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 307 (2017), Sean Baker Jan 2017

The Saving Grace Of Public Defense? Is The “Client-Choice” Method A Cure-All For Problems That Plague This Overburdened System? 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 307 (2017), Sean Baker

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Restorative Justice: A Look At A Legal Community Creating Harmony On The Front Lines Of An Urban Jungle, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 463 (2017), Daniela Velez Jan 2017

Restorative Justice: A Look At A Legal Community Creating Harmony On The Front Lines Of An Urban Jungle, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 463 (2017), Daniela Velez

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Segregation, Violence, And Restorative Justice: Restoring Our Communities, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 487 (2017), Michael Seng Jan 2017

Segregation, Violence, And Restorative Justice: Restoring Our Communities, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 487 (2017), Michael Seng

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This article will explain why restorative justice is an effective remedy in resolving the social and economic problems that plague our communities. A narrow approach will not succeed. Restorative justice solutions require participation by the entire community; nothing less will work.


Restorative Justice In Chicago And Abroad: Comparing The Work Of The Community Of Sant’Egidio To The Restorative Justice In The United States, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 511 (2017), Sheila Murphy, Scott Priz Jan 2017

Restorative Justice In Chicago And Abroad: Comparing The Work Of The Community Of Sant’Egidio To The Restorative Justice In The United States, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 511 (2017), Sheila Murphy, Scott Priz

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The first section of this article will describe what Restorative Justice is to get a better understanding of this alternative to the punitive criminal justice system. It will then describe the work done by the Community of Sant’Egidio in Rome through the lens of Restorative Justice. It will move on to the state of the criminal justice system in Cook County and the United States, particularly in how it treats criminal behavior. In particular, it will compare the work of Sant’Egidio to the Restorative Justice work being done by state Drug Treatment Courts. Federal reentry courts address the problems of …


Shutting Down The Child Exploitation Industry Through Enterprise-Based Prosecution, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 59 (2017), Julia Maloney Jan 2017

Shutting Down The Child Exploitation Industry Through Enterprise-Based Prosecution, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 59 (2017), Julia Maloney

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The Benefits Outweigh The Costs: Illinois Should Apply State Exclusionary Rule As Remedy For Article I Section 6 Violations, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 397 (2017), Nicholas J. Kamide Jan 2017

The Benefits Outweigh The Costs: Illinois Should Apply State Exclusionary Rule As Remedy For Article I Section 6 Violations, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 397 (2017), Nicholas J. Kamide

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This comment will argue that Illinois courts (1) are not restricted by their own judicially imposed lockstep doctrine from applying the exclusionary rule based on Article I Section 6 ("state exclusionary rule" herein); and (2) should specifically apply the state exclusionary rule as the remedy for Fourth Amendment violations (and Article I section 6 violations) instead of the exclusionary rule based on the language of the Fourth Amendment ("federal exclusionary rule" herein), which currently offers Illinois residents, and specifically criminal defendants, less constitutional protection.


Restorative Justice And The Value Of Victims, Offenders, And A Cloud Of Witnesses, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 451 (2017), Jeanne Bishop Jan 2017

Restorative Justice And The Value Of Victims, Offenders, And A Cloud Of Witnesses, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 451 (2017), Jeanne Bishop

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The Manufacturing And Trafficking Of Narcotics: An Overview Of Global Laws, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 813 (2017), Waseem Ahmad Qureshi Jan 2017

The Manufacturing And Trafficking Of Narcotics: An Overview Of Global Laws, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 813 (2017), Waseem Ahmad Qureshi

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This paper will focus mainly on the use, manufacturing, trafficking, and adverse effects of narcotic drugs. In addition, the major laws against the manufacturing, use, and trafficking of drugs will also be discussed, and the successes and hurdles in preventing the trafficking, use, and manufacturing of narcotic drugs will also be evaluated. Strictly curbing the manufacturing and trafficking of narcotic drugs can reduce the spread of this abhorrence in society.


Reasonable Doubt: Is It Defined By Whatever Is At The Top Of The Google Page?, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 933 (2017), Bobby Greene Jan 2017

Reasonable Doubt: Is It Defined By Whatever Is At The Top Of The Google Page?, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 933 (2017), Bobby Greene

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When One Spouse Has It: Dementia And The Permissibility Of Marital Sex Under Criminal Statute, 49 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1225 (2016), James Cook Jan 2016

When One Spouse Has It: Dementia And The Permissibility Of Marital Sex Under Criminal Statute, 49 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1225 (2016), James Cook

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The purpose of this article is to explore defining the acceptable parameters of marital sexual behavior, in situations where only one spouse has dementia, through criminal statute.


Think Twice Before Posting Online: Criminalizing Threats Under 18 U.S.C. § 875(C) After Elonis, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 167 (2016), Georgette Geha Jan 2016

Think Twice Before Posting Online: Criminalizing Threats Under 18 U.S.C. § 875(C) After Elonis, 50 J. Marshall L. Rev. 167 (2016), Georgette Geha

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Overselling Images: Fmri And The Search For Truth, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 651 (2015), Erica Beecher-Monas, Edgar Garcia-Rill Jan 2015

Overselling Images: Fmri And The Search For Truth, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 651 (2015), Erica Beecher-Monas, Edgar Garcia-Rill

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The Little “Black” Pill: Dressing Unlikely Murderers For Defense Success, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 933 (2015), Cassandra Wich Jan 2015

The Little “Black” Pill: Dressing Unlikely Murderers For Defense Success, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 933 (2015), Cassandra Wich

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Guidelines For Guidelines: Implications Of The Confrontation Clause's Revival For Federal Sentencing, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1039 (2015), Sopen Shah Jan 2015

Guidelines For Guidelines: Implications Of The Confrontation Clause's Revival For Federal Sentencing, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1039 (2015), Sopen Shah

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Scholars and commentators heavily criticize the current federal sentencing system for over-incarceration, racial disparities in outcomes, and a lack of procedural protections for criminal defendants. This Article focuses on a procedural protection recently revived by the Supreme Court’s 2004 decision in Crawford v. Washington: the Confrontation Clause of the Sixth Amendment. Though Crawford only addressed the Clause’s application during trial, the case and its reasoning have important implications for today’s federal sentencing regime under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Though the Supreme Court has yet to directly address the issue, I argue that lower courts incorrectly interpret an old, pre-Crawford case …


Read, White, And Blue: Prosecutors Reading Inmate Emails And The Attorney-Client Privilege, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1119 (2015), Danielle Burkhardt Jan 2015

Read, White, And Blue: Prosecutors Reading Inmate Emails And The Attorney-Client Privilege, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1119 (2015), Danielle Burkhardt

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This Comment addresses whether the attorney-client privilege should extend to emails exchanged between an inmate and his or her attorney over TRULINCS, the prison email system. Section II describes the history of the attorney-client privilege, and compares and contrasts the federal privilege with the New York state privilege in order to directly address Dr. Ahmed’s conflict. Section III juxtaposes other forms of privileged attorney-client contact with inmate emailing, and discusses the confidentiality agreement provided through the prison email system, TRULINCS. Finally, Section IV proposes a fiscally responsible, efficient, and convenient solution to the possible extension of the attorney-client privilege to …


Silence Is Not Golden, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 821 (2015), Greer Goldberg Jan 2015

Silence Is Not Golden, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 821 (2015), Greer Goldberg

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Confronting The Overcriminalization Of America, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 757 (2015), Timothy P. O'Neill Jan 2015

Confronting The Overcriminalization Of America, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 757 (2015), Timothy P. O'Neill

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Membership Crime Vs. The Right To Assemble, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 729 (2015), Steven Morrison Jan 2015

Membership Crime Vs. The Right To Assemble, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 729 (2015), Steven Morrison

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The World War I (WWI) era generated the substantive First Amendment. Subsequent jurisprudence, however, has focused on the speech right and left the right to assemble underdeveloped. This is so because courts, lawyers, and scholars view the WWI cases as speech cases. In fact, these cases implicitly tested the assembly right more than they have been read to test the speech right because they involved “membership crime” – criminal conspiracy in federal and state courts, and criminal syndicalism at the state level. This Article uncovers the importance of the assembly right during the substantive First Amendment’s generation. It therefore serves …