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Batson in Practice: What we have learned about Batson and peremptory challenges
In the years since the Batson v. Kentucky, 106 S. Ct. 1712 (1986) decision was handed down, a number of developments have occurred. First, the Court has expanded the application of Batson beyond its original sphere and ...
Origins of diversity jurisdiction, the rise of legal positivism, and a brave new world for Erie and Klaxon
The conventional explanation for the inclusion the grant of diversity jurisdiction (i.e., federal court jurisdiction in cases between citizens of different states) in the Constitution and the first Judiciary Act is that ...
Prosecutorial discretion in adversary system
The purpose of this article is to examine the prosecutorial function from the perspective of the prosecutor. The specific context for this examination will be the prosecutor's charging decision, which is the most significant ...