The word crisis has lost its essence through overuse and exaggeration. Still, looking through the dictionary, I find myself quietly nodding along with how fittingly the definition describes the current state of housing in Alameda County […]
Prisoners love to file habeas petitions. Maybe a little too much. That is why Congress drafted the federal habeas statutes to preclude prisoners from filing “second or successive” petitions attacking their judgments. But in drafting those statutes, Congress left open a loophole: if a prisoner secures some change to his judgment that makes that […]
The Constitution protects us from criminal conviction unless the government can prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. However, this high burden is only as formidable as the words used to describe it to the jury. And many courts describe it in ways that lower, and sometimes even shift, the burden of proof.
The Ethics of Intracorporate Behavioral Ethics * Introduction Behavioral ethics, the study of how and why people make ethical and unethical decisions, has come into its own. Following a meteoric rise over the last decade, the discipline has grown to occupy a distinct space within business ethics. What sets it apart is a focus […]
Nicholaus Johnson Introduction Stop. Look at your phone. When was the last time it notified you about anything? How many times a day does it send you a notification? Did you intend to give your location to your service provider each time you heard a beep or felt a vibration? Well, regardless of whether […]