Cornell Law Review Volume 90 Issue 6

Enforcing State Law in Congress’s Shadow

Congress imposes a variety of sanctions on individuals who have been convicted of state crimes. This Article argues that these sanctions may distort the enforcement of state laws.  By raising the stakes involved in state cases, the federal sanctions may cause defendants to contest state charges more vigorously, thereby producing one of two unintended consequences. […]

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Deviance, Due Process, and the False Promise of Federal Rule of Evidence 403

Eleven years ago, in a stark departure from centuries of legal tradition, Congress enacted federal evidence rules permitting the prosecution to introduce evidence of prior sexual offenses committed by defendants charged with rape and child molestation.  Federal Rule of Evidence 413, concerning sexual assault, and Federal Rule of Evidence 414, concerning child molestation, allow evidence […]

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The Viability of Class Action Lawsuits in a Globalized Economy – Permitting Foreign Claimants to Be Members of Class Action Lawsuits in the U.S. Federal Courts

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The Legality of the Use of Psychiatric Neuroimaging in Intelligence Interrogation

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Leviathan: The Federal Republic and the Challenge to Freedom

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