Friday, July 3, 2020
This Article examines several emerging legal conflicts between mitigation of global warming and criminal prosecution of sustainable energy development through three federal species protection statutes and an international treaty.
Three articles have been posted on SSRN from this symposium. The first is Amy Moore (Belmont University - College of Law), Title Ix Policy Changes from An Administrative Law Perspective (Belmont Criminal Law Journal, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 78-91). Here is the abstract:
Jared Hamernick has posted 16 Shots and a Cover-up: Legal Remedies for Police Involved Conspiracies (University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH – This paper uses selected drug trafficking case studies i.e. R v. Adam Maybury and Caroline Wakefield; R v. Daniel Harris; and R v. Nicholas Strange and Neil Strange to help build awareness with the regulatory, enforcement and customs authorities as well as reporting entities about the risks and vulnerabilities of money laundering, and how to mitigate them. This is the only Article to adopt this kind of approach.
This Article brings a new perspective to that quest by arguing that much of the Court’s muddled jurisprudence regarding police interrogation is a result of the Justices’ differing views of why individuals confess.
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Issue summary is from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers:
- Department of Justice v. House Committee on the Judiciary: Whether an impeachment trial before a legislative body is a “judicial proceeding” under Rule 6(e)(3)(E)(i) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
We contend that these conventional critiques are incomplete. Rather, indigent defense systems often fail due to poor design: they do not align publicly funded defense attorneys with their clients’ best interests. This is particularly true when courts appoint private attorneys to represent indigent defendants for a fee, as is done in hundreds of jurisdictions across the United States. We explain how such assignment systems create an “incentive gap” that financially motivates defense attorneys to maximize their caseloads but minimize their efforts.
Monday, June 29, 2020