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Protecting Electronic Privacy

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Vol. 103 No. 1 (2019) | Navigating Rough Seas

Carpenter v. United States, decided by the Supreme Court in June 2018, is one of the most important decisions applying the Fourth Amendment to the technology of the 21st century.[1] […]

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10 Things Judges Should Know About AI

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Vol. 103 No. 1 (2019) | Navigating Rough Seas

With recent and dramatic advances in the capacities of machine learning, we are now beginning to see artificial intelligence (AI) tools come into their own. This matters for our judiciary, not […]

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State Judicial Selection: Reforms to Promote a Fair and Independent Judiciary

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Vol. 103 No. 1 (2019) | Navigating Rough Seas

Less than a generation ago, state supreme court elections were subdued affairs. Candidates — to the extent they actively campaigned at all — primarily discussed their qualifications and backgrounds. Political […]

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Has Shoe Run Its Course?

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Vol. 103 No. 1 (2019) | Navigating Rough Seas

How will recent Supreme Court decisions on personal jurisdiction impact the legacy of International Shoe and the future of complex litigation? In just a few years, the Supreme Court has […]

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Overseas Obligations: An Update on Cross-Border Discovery

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Vol. 103 No. 1 (2019) | Navigating Rough Seas

An article published in the Winter 2016 edition of Judicature provided an overview of case law and approaches for handling cross-border discovery in litigation. Since then, there have been some […]

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Can Federal Sentencing Remain Transparent?

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Vol. 103 No. 1 (2019) | Navigating Rough Seas

Criminal trials have virtually disappeared in many federal courtrooms. According to a recent U.S. Sentencing Commission report, “[i]n recent years, 97 percent of federal defendants convicted of a felony or […]

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The Emergence of the American Constitutional Law Tradition

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Vol. 103 No. 1 (2019) | Navigating Rough Seas

My title is “The Emergence of the American Constitutional Law Tradition,” and what I want us to think about today is the process by which American constitutional law came to […]

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Remembering Dr. King’s Last Legal Battle

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Vol. 102 No. 2 (2018) | Rights That Made The World Right

During the first week of April this year, the city of Memphis, Tenn., commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on the 50th anniversary of the […]

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Six Books for Understanding the Fourteenth Amendment

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Vol. 102 No. 2 (2018) | Rights That Made The World Right

During the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment, the judicial scholar with an inquiring mind will find much to read, and much historical and constitutional wisdom to […]

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Change Agents: Looking to State Constitutions for Rights Innovations

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Vol. 102 No. 2 (2018) | Rights That Made The World Right

The following is an excerpt from 51 Imperfect Solutions: States and the Making of American Constitutional Law (© 2018 by Jeffrey Sutton, published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.) […]

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