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1971

Cleveland State Law Review

International law

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Consular Officer's Amenability As Witness, Stephen J. Werber Jan 1971

Consular Officer's Amenability As Witness, Stephen J. Werber

Cleveland State Law Review

Contrary to the extensive immunities granted to members of the diplomatic service, members of consular posts are given only limited privileges and immunities. The existence and limitation of consular immunities arise by virtue of the office. Thus the consular officer can be called upon to testify in both civil and criminal matters under common law, international law, and treaty provision. In the absence of a treaty, consuls are generally exempt from giving testimony relating to matters acquired within the scope of their official duties or as to material contained in the consular archives. The purpose of this paper is to …


The University And The Bail System: In Loco Altricis, Harry W. Pettigrew Jan 1971

The University And The Bail System: In Loco Altricis, Harry W. Pettigrew

Cleveland State Law Review

The central argument of this article is that where a transient college student is arrested financial bail is seldom necessary to assure the defendant's presence in court. However, in such a case financial bail is almost always required by the court, since in the area of bail, as with other criminal law problems, the pragmatic exigencies of the traditional American criminal law system place a heavy burden on any transient to realize the same protections, privileges, and rights provided the indigenous population.' The principal objective of this article is to describe an alternative to the financial bail system for the …