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How Should Lower Courts Interpret Plurality Decisions?: Exploring Options Through United States v. Duvall

19 Apr 2014 03:04pm Christopher Sung 

Same-Sex Divorce

04 Feb 2014 06:54pm Tracy A. Thomas 

When God Spikes Your Drink: Guilty Without Mens Rea

30 Dec 2013 09:06pm Fredrick E. Vars 

Professor Fredrick Vars criticizes the Supreme Court's recent decision in Metrish v. Lancaster. That case broadened the prohibition on introducing evidence of mental illness to negate intent in criminal cases. Because many states allow evidence of intoxication on intent, Professor Vars argues that it is illogical and unfair to prohibit evidence of mental illness.

The Messy History of the Federal Eminent Domain Power: A Response to William Baude

19 Dec 2013 08:49pm Christian R. Burset 

In this response to William Baude's article, Rethinking the Federal Eminent Domain Power, Christian Burset challenges Baude's claim that antebellum legislators, commentators, and judges uniformly refused to acknowledge a federal eminent domain power. Examining historical sources and case law, Burset highlights how changing political attitudes influenced historic beliefs about the ability of the federal government to condemn land within state boundaries.

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