When, if ever, can a prosecutor properly argue that the type of evidence they normally rely on to obtain convictions is unreliable?
14 Sep 2013, 11:28 am
Napue v People of State of Illinois, 360 US 264; Pyle v State of Kansas, 317 US 213; cf. [read post]
7 Nov 2014, 5:52 am
By our count, federal judges have trampled over state sovereignty with respect to the heeding presumption in no fewer than eleven states – Alaska, Colorado (despite contrary state-court authority), Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, New York (despite contrary state-court authority), South Dakota, and Wyoming.Finally, because various states have taken quite different approaches to whether a heeding presumption exists at all and… [read post]
19 Mar 2019, 7:24 am
Like the original Brookings report, I collected data on sextortion occurring both within and outside of the United States. [read post]