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Search and Seizure in a Post-9/11 World
In reaction to the 9/11 attacks, the United States is beginning to lean towards excessive police force to combat terrorism. The article discusses three relatively recent cases (Hudson v. Michigan, Hiibel v. Sixth Judicial ...
Juveniles and the Constitution
A presentation exploring juveniles’ rights under the U.S. Constitution. Topics include: the establishment of religion; free speech in school; free speech outside of school; search and seizure in school; personal autonomy; ...
Unintentional killings are not necessarily fault-free killings; negligence or recklessness are sometimes factors in the untimely death of the victim of an unintentional killing. The author explores the potential charges ...
Criminal Speech: Should Free Trade in Ideas Be Absolute?
This article explains the place of freedom of speech in the United States criminal justice system. Communication is required in the commission of crimes like bribery and kidnapping. The United States Supreme Court distinguished ...
Criminal Law in a Nutshell (3rd Edition)
(West Publishing Company, 2000-01)
Gain an overview and develop perspective on the extensive area of criminal law. Organized into eight sections for quick reference. Expert discussion explores punishment, specific crimes, and the ingredients of a crime such ...
Criminal Law in a Nutshell (4th Edition)
(West Publishing Company, 2003-03)
This text is a succinct exposition of substantive criminal law to which a student can turn for reliable guidance. For the student who likes to spend study time analyzing cases and/or law review articles, but would like to ...
Culpability, Dangerousness, and Harm: Balancing the Factors on Which Our Criminal Law is Predicated
Traditionally, criminal law has been based on two elements, mens rea and actus reus. In this article, Professor Loewy argues that analysis of criminal liability should not be so limited, but rather should focus on three ...
Why I Authored a Criminal Law Casebook
Professor Loewy explains his reasoning behind writing a criminal law casebook and describes the techniques and types of problems included.
It's Debatable: Death Penalty: Necessary or Evil?
A discussion regarding whether the death penalty should or should not be an option for convicted criminals.