Wednesday, April 11, 2007
The new issue of the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law is now available online.
The symposium for the issue, "Mercy and Clemency," was guest edited by Professor Stephen Garvey (Cornell), and includes articles by Stephanos Bibas, David Dolinko, R.A. Duff, Stephen Garvey, Heidi Hurd, Jeffrie Murphy, Mary Sigler, and John Tasiolas.
Also in this issue:
- Judge Nancy Gertner, From Omnipotence to Impotence: American Judges and Sentencing.
- An article by a current law student and parolee (James Binnall) commenting on the Supreme Court's recent Fourth Amendment Samson decision, which authorized suspicionless searches of parolees.
- Professor Joan Krause's critique of an earlier Commentary by Joshua Dressler, on battered women.
- Professor Dan Markel's critique of Professor Wayne Logan's University of Pennsylvania Law Review article, Horizontal Federalism in the Age of Criminal Justice Interconnectedness, followed by a reply by Professor Logan.
- Sociology professor Theresa Severance's intriguing description of her jury duty experience in a capital case (Practicing What I Preach: A Professor in the Venire).
- Professor Christopher Slobogin's provocative essay, The Liberal Assault on the Fourth Amendment.
- and Professor Thomas Davies's review (An Account of Mapp v. Ohio That Misses the Larger Exclusionary Rule Story) of Carolyn Long's book, Mapp v. Ohio: Guarding Against Unreasonable Searches and Seizures. [Mark Godsey]