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“Rap Music On Trial”: Examining The Consequences Of Rap Lyrics Being Admissible At Trial, Malik Stewart Apr 2022

“Rap Music On Trial”: Examining The Consequences Of Rap Lyrics Being Admissible At Trial, Malik Stewart

SLU Law Journal Online

Rap lyrics are being deemed admissible in court to convict criminal defendants. In this article, Malik Stewart considers the consequences of admitting rap lyrics to evidence to prove a defendant’s guilt, possible First Amendment violations, the efforts to prevent prosecutors from using rap lyrics as evidence, and the ways in which rap music is being targeted by prosecutors. The article also considers the emergence of Drill music and what to expect moving forward.


Third Annual Lecture On Legal Education With Jennifer L. Mnookin Of Ucla Law Part Ii, "Constructing Evidence And Educating Juries: The Case For Modular, Made-In-Advance Expert Evidence About Eyewitness Identifications And False Confessions", Jennifer L. Mnookin Feb 2016

Third Annual Lecture On Legal Education With Jennifer L. Mnookin Of Ucla Law Part Ii, "Constructing Evidence And Educating Juries: The Case For Modular, Made-In-Advance Expert Evidence About Eyewitness Identifications And False Confessions", Jennifer L. Mnookin

Faculty Workshops

Professor Jennifer L. Mnookin, of UCLA School of Law, presented her work Constructing Evidence and Educating Juries: The Case for Modular, Made-in-Advance Expert Evidence About Eyewitness Identifications and False Confessions. This work examines the comparison of the idea of modular testimony to several alternative methods for trying to reduce the dangers of inaccurate eyewitness identifications and false confessions.


International Arbitration: Demographics, Precision And Justice, Susan Franck, James Freda, Kellen Lavin, Tobias A. Lehmann, Anne Van Aaken May 2015

International Arbitration: Demographics, Precision And Justice, Susan Franck, James Freda, Kellen Lavin, Tobias A. Lehmann, Anne Van Aaken

Contributions to Books

ICCA Congress Series No. 18 comprises the proceedings of the twenty-second Congress of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), held in Miami in 2014. The articles by leading arbitration practitioners and scholars from around the world address the challenges, both perceived and real, to the legitimacy of international arbitration.

The volume focusses on the twin pillars of legitimacy: justice, in procedure and outcome, and precision at every phase of the proceedings. Contributions on justice explore issues related to diversity, fairness and whether arbitral institutions can do more to foster legitimacy – based on the responses of nine international arbitral institutions ...


Ballast Water Samples As "Scientific Evidence”, Jennie Folkunger Jan 2014

Ballast Water Samples As "Scientific Evidence”, Jennie Folkunger

NSBWO

The Ballast Water Management Convention was established as a response to the global issue of the spread of invasive species. The entry into force of the Convention is supposedly imminent, but many issues remain to be solved to ensure its success in preventing the spread of invasive species. Considering the implications involved, it is of great importance for the success of the Convention that sampling procedures to determine compliance are robust and reliable. Further, sampling results must gain acceptance as scientific evidence and basis for enforcement actions. The IMO has produced guidelines and recommendations that are to be evaluated during ...


Law And Justice On The Small Screen, Jessica Silbey Aug 2012

Law And Justice On The Small Screen, Jessica Silbey

Books

'Law and Justice on the Small Screen' is a wide-ranging collection of essays about law in and on television. In light of the book's innovative taxonomy of the field and its international reach, it will make a novel contribution to the scholarly literature about law and popular culture. Television shows from France, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and the United States are discussed. The essays are organised into three sections: (1) methodological questions regarding the analysis of law and popular culture on television; (2) a focus on genre studies within television programming (including a subsection on reality television ...


Law Day Oral Argument Session 5th District Court Of Appeal, 2011, Honorable Kerry I. Evander, Presiding Judge, Honorable Jay P. Cohen, Honorable Bruce W. Jacobus Mar 2011

Law Day Oral Argument Session 5th District Court Of Appeal, 2011, Honorable Kerry I. Evander, Presiding Judge, Honorable Jay P. Cohen, Honorable Bruce W. Jacobus

Law Day Presentations

As part of the fifth annual Law Day event, a three judge panel from the Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal is hearing appellate oral arguments in the FAMU College of Law Ceremonial Moot Courtroom. The first arguments are regarding evidence and jury instruction issues; the second case involves real property, mortgages and liens, as well as jurisdiction issues; the final arguments are regarding juror non-disclosure. A question-and-answer session follows each set of arguments during which the justices and attorneys entertain questions about the appellate process and organization of the court.


Wiretapping And Eavesdropping: Surveillance In The Internet Age, 3rd Ed., Anne T. Mckenna, Clifford S. Fishman Jan 2007

Wiretapping And Eavesdropping: Surveillance In The Internet Age, 3rd Ed., Anne T. Mckenna, Clifford S. Fishman

Books

The third edition of the seminal “Fishman & McKenna” Wiretapping treatise analyzes federal and state law and the rapidly evolving civil and criminal legal issues and privacy issues surrounding the Internet, computers, cellular devices, electronic location tracking, drones, and biometrics. Since its publication, this treatise has been cited in multiple published federal and state judicial opinions, including by the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in August 2010 and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in August 2014. The third edition is a well-known resource for attorneys working in private practice and in the ...


Jones On Evidence: Civil And Criminal 7th Ed., Anne T. Mckenna, Clifford S. Fishman Jan 2004

Jones On Evidence: Civil And Criminal 7th Ed., Anne T. Mckenna, Clifford S. Fishman

Books

In 2004, Anne began co-authoring this seminal evidence treatise, which is in its second century of publication. Jones on Evidence (“Jones”) currently contains 5 hardbound volumes and a softbound appendix of new chapters with two new hardbound volumes forthcoming. All volumes are updated yearly. Jones enables civil and criminal practitioners in private and public practice to learn and understand evidentiary issues and evidentiary rules, including the Federal Rules of Evidence, and to use evidence effectively, whether the issue is admission, exclusion, preservation or relevance. Jones has been cited in numerous federal and state court opinions and law review articles, including ...


New York Evidentiary Foundations, Randolph N. Jonakait, H. Baer, E. S. Jones, E. Imwinkelried Jan 1993

New York Evidentiary Foundations, Randolph N. Jonakait, H. Baer, E. S. Jones, E. Imwinkelried

Books

This textbook illustrates how to apply New York Evidence law teaching the reader how to lay out the foundations for the introduction of items of evidence. This book adds to the abstract evidentiary doctrines that many law students study. It is designed to teach the reader both the doctrines of evidence as well as how to present the evidentiary foundations necessary for trying a case.

This edition is the first edition where Professor Randolph N. Jonakait was asked to revise the text to make it more useful to New Yorkers. New York attorneys especially need tailored evidence materials because New ...


State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company V. Marie H. Justis Mar 1937

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company V. Marie H. Justis

Virginia Supreme Court Records, Volume 168

Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia at Richmond


Discovery Before Trial, George Ragland Jr. Jan 1932

Discovery Before Trial, George Ragland Jr.

Michigan Legal Studies Series

The purpose of this volume is to present in a convenient and usable form a comparative study of the expedients which are being employed in various American and English jurisdictions for the purpose of facilitating pre-trial practice, to describe the practical operation of the different devices, and to show their effect upon the general administration of justice. An analysis of the statutory and case law has been combined with data which shows the practical operation of the procedure in the everyday work of the lawyer and judge. Field studies were made by the author in different cities of the following ...


Cases On The Law Of Evidence, Horace L. Wilgus Jan 1896

Cases On The Law Of Evidence, Horace L. Wilgus

Books

A casebook supporting Evidence course in any Law curriculum. The work is arranged in three sections: Part I: Relevancy; Part II, Proof; and Part III, Production and Effect of Evidence. There is further organization into 113 topical Sections as described in the Table of Contents. The author provides no introductory remarks.


The Law Of Expert Testimony, Henry Wade Rogers Dec 1882

The Law Of Expert Testimony, Henry Wade Rogers

Books

The purpose which the writer had in mind in the preparation of this monograph, was to furnish to the practitioner a more extended presentation of the law relating to expert testimony, than is afforded in the treatises on evidence. It seemed desirable that the law on this important subject should be set forth with more of detail than it has been found practicable to do in the general treatises of the law of evidence. The cases relating to expert testimony are so numerous and so diversified in character, that any attempt to bring them all together, and give to them ...