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Forfeiture Of Terrorist Assets Under The Usa Patriot Act Of 2001, Stefan D. Cassella Sep 2002

Forfeiture Of Terrorist Assets Under The Usa Patriot Act Of 2001, Stefan D. Cassella

Stefan D Cassella

This short article discusses the provision that were included in the USA Patriot to enhance the government's ability to use the asset forfeiture laws to confiscate the assets of terrorist organizations.


Juries, Drug Laws & Sentencing (Symposium), Nancy S. Marder Feb 2002

Juries, Drug Laws & Sentencing (Symposium), Nancy S. Marder

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Juries, Drug Laws & Sentencing (Symposium), Nancy S. Marder Jan 2002

Juries, Drug Laws & Sentencing (Symposium), Nancy S. Marder

Nancy S. Marder

No abstract provided.


The Recovery Of Criminal Proceeds Generated In One Nation And Found In Another, Stefan D. Cassella Jan 2002

The Recovery Of Criminal Proceeds Generated In One Nation And Found In Another, Stefan D. Cassella

Stefan D Cassella

This article discusses the difficulties governments face in dealing with criminals who move the proceeds of crime across political boundaries. It discusses several common international money laundering processes, such as the black market peso exchange, and then outlines in some detail the issues that arise when one country attempts to gain the assistance of another in recovering the criminal proceeds under the asset forfeiture laws.


The Maturation And Disintegration Of The Hearsay Exception For Statements For Medical Examination In Child Sexual Abuse Cases, Robert P. Mosteller Jan 2002

The Maturation And Disintegration Of The Hearsay Exception For Statements For Medical Examination In Child Sexual Abuse Cases, Robert P. Mosteller

Faculty Publications

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Take Courage: What The Courts Can Do To Improve The Delivery Of Criminal Defense Services, Adele Bernhard Jan 2002

Take Courage: What The Courts Can Do To Improve The Delivery Of Criminal Defense Services, Adele Bernhard

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The Writ Of Habeas Corpus, Donald E. Wilkes Jr. Jan 2002

The Writ Of Habeas Corpus, Donald E. Wilkes Jr.

Scholarly Works

A fundamental legal safeguard of freedom and the most important English common law writ, the writ of habeas corpus is a court order commanding that an imprisoned person be personally produced in court and that an explanation be provided as to why that person is detained. The writ of habeas corpus provides a judicial remedy for enforcing a fundamental individual right, the right to personal liberty, which may be defined as the right to be free of physical restraint that is not justified by law. Whenever imprisonment violates a constitutional or fundamental right, there is an infringement of the right …


Witness Coaching By Prosecutors, Bennett L. Gershman Jan 2002

Witness Coaching By Prosecutors, Bennett L. Gershman

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Faculty Publications

Given its controversial nature, one would expect the practice and ethics of witness coaching to have attracted close scrutiny by courts and commentators. Interestingly, however, the subject has received relatively modest attention. A handful of judicial and ethics opinions have discussed superficially the subject of witness preparation and coaching. Practitioner manuals typically offer general guidance on how to prepare witnesses, and occasionally address tactical and ethical issues involved in coaching. Scholarly commentary has examined the ethical limits of witness preparation, particularly by differentiating acceptable techniques from improper techniques, which promote false or misleading testimony. In addition, popular culture occasionally has …


Dying Twice: Conditions On New York's Death Row, Michael B. Mushlin Jan 2002

Dying Twice: Conditions On New York's Death Row, Michael B. Mushlin

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Faculty Publications

In 1995 New York State revived the death penalty as a punishment for certain categories of murder, and established a “death row” for condemned men at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York (variously, “Clinton” or the “Prison”). Four years later, in October 1999, two committees of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (the “Association”) joined together to study the conditions of confinement on this death row--or, as it is officially called, the Unit for Condemned Persons (the “UCP”). These committees--the Committee on Corrections and the Committee on Capital Punishment--formed a joint subcommittee (the …


Double Helix, Double Bind: Factual Innocence And Postconviction Dna Testing, Seth F. Kreimer, David Rudovsky Jan 2002

Double Helix, Double Bind: Factual Innocence And Postconviction Dna Testing, Seth F. Kreimer, David Rudovsky

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Excuses And Dispositions In Criminal Law, Claire Oakes Finkelstein Jan 2002

Excuses And Dispositions In Criminal Law, Claire Oakes Finkelstein

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Money Laundering Has Gone Global, Stefan D. Cassella Dec 2001

Money Laundering Has Gone Global, Stefan D. Cassella

Stefan D Cassella

The article, written in layman's terms, lists the enhancements that Congress needs to make to the money laundering laws to keep pace with the globalization of crime.