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2006

Saint Louis University School of Law

Comparative and Foreign Law

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A Comparative Approach To Teaching Criminal Procedure And Its Application To The Post-Investigative Stage, Stephen C. Thaman Jan 2006

A Comparative Approach To Teaching Criminal Procedure And Its Application To The Post-Investigative Stage, Stephen C. Thaman

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This article addresses why a comparative perspective should be brought into a basic bar course like criminal procedure. American courts and students should be aware of how other countries process their criminal cases to determine whether we can learn from them. It discusses archetypes of criminal procedure as teaching tools, applications of comparative models in the post-investigative stage of criminal procedure, the right to an oral immediate trial and the right to confront witnesses, and the division of labor between lay and professional judges in deciding facts, guilt, and sentencing. By immersing oneself in comparative law and the history of ...


Comparative Law Observations On Taxation Of Same-Sex Couples, Henry Ordower Jan 2006

Comparative Law Observations On Taxation Of Same-Sex Couples, Henry Ordower

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Identifies the various models for addressing the interplay between same sex relationship protections and taxation outside the United States.