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Profiling is in the news and clients are in the know, expecting more of their lawyers than a straightforward criminal defense. The author offers practical strategies and background information to expand defense counsel’s resources when representing clients who believe they have been unfairly targeted.
By Margie Paris
Fourth Amendment Background Principles
In a pro-con argument, two defense lawyers debate a former Department of Justice prosecutor on the ramifications of legislation designed to protect American industry from theft of trade secrets. Defense claims the law is too broad and seldom used for its intended purpose, while the prosecution counters that it is necessary in order to stem the tide of international theft.
By Joseph F. Savage, Jr., Matthew A. Martel, and Marc J. Zwillinger
After years of behind-the-scenes work, the Judicial Conference’s Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has rewritten and restyled the Federal Rules for Criminal Procedure. The author discusses the process for the work and the significant changes. He also lists where and how the public can comment on the proposals.
By David A. Schlueter
Drug court procedures appear to turn the prosecutor’s job on its head—asking them to forgo their role as advocates and asking them to work as a court team in order to get repeat offenders into effective treatment. The author demonstrates that prosecutors can maintain their ethical duties while accommodating the special needs of drug offenders.
By Susan P. Weinstein
The "relativity" of integrity and justice
High Court closes 1999 term; selects 35 cases for 2000
Contempt of Court and Rape and the Culture of the Courtroom
Third-party hearsay exceptions for business records
Collateral consequences of juvenile proceedings: Part II
North Carolina approves statewide program
Fall Council Meets in Nation’s Capital
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