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Open Road? Ford Reroutes Personal Jurisdiction

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

When can a plaintiff sue in their home state? The answer to that question was once answered fairly simply in a single first-year law class. But over the past decade, […]

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Taking Center Stage: The Virginia Revival Model Courtroom

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

Courthouses serve as monuments to our legal tradition, so a willingness to reconsider design assumptions is essential to the continuing vitality of jury trials.

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Polarization and Partisanship in State Supreme Court Elections

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

Click here to download this article’s accompanying appendix. The increase in partisan polarization in the United States over the last several decades is evident in a variety of ways: in roll […]

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A Statutory Oddity

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

The Different and Sometimes Convoluted Ways that Congress Granted Circuit Court Trial Jurisdiction to the 19th-Century Federal District Courts Doing research for a book on the history of the federal […]

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Justice Jackson’s Persistent Post-Nuremberg Legacy

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

Justice Jackson’s post-Nuremberg legacy — his “dispassionate approach” to criminal procedure — continues to shape modern Fourth Amendment jurisprudence.

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Last living Nuremberg Trial prosecutor recalls his work on the Einsatzgruppen Trial

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

During the Nuremberg Trials, Ferencz served as a principal trial lawyer for the U.S., working under chief prosecutors Justice Robert Jackson and Telford Taylor.

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The Judiciary and the Rule of Law in Afghanistan

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Fall/Winter 2021-22, Judicature International | 2021

The current rule of law crisis has roots in Afghanistan’s 2004 constitution, which created a flawed separation of powers system.

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Leaving Afghanistan

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Fall/Winter 2021-22, Judicature International | 2021

International organizations are working to evacuate Afghan women judges, who face particular peril under Taliban rule.

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Legal Standards By The Numbers

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Spring 2016 | Volume 100 Number 1

Just after midnight on a warm summer night, a Caucasian woman was walking alone on the streets of Washington, D.C. All of a sudden, three young men she had never […]

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Independent Spending in State Supreme Court Elections After Citizens United

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Spring 2016 | Volume 100 Number 1

In January 2010, the United States Supreme Court ruled that bans on independent expenditures by labor unions and corporations violated the First Amendment’s guarantee of free expression. Given the polarizing […]

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