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Opinion letter to the Nebraska Judicial Structure and Administration Task Force
(Nebraska State Bar Association, 2007)
"Fate worse than death" - An essay on whether long times on death row are cruel times
This essay's focus is whether extended incarceration on death row is, itself, so cruel and unusual as to implicate Eighth Amendment values and constitute a ground for relief. To answer this question, we must explore, first, ...
Even-handed justice in Nebraska: The preliminary hearing and the plea in abatement
In Stone v. Powell,1 the Supreme Court of the United States put the states on notice that they would become increasingly the last fora for the adjudication of the rights of criminally accused. The decision's withdrawal of ...
Faithful to the Constitution: The roadblock for Nebraska's schools
For six decades, American schools have been the major battleground in the controversy surrounding the doctrine of separation of church and state. This struggle, inevitably, pits claims that public agents have violated the ...