Nicole Newton explores how the inclusion of post-force facts in Fourth Amendment seizure analysis shifts the focus beyond the moment that force is applied, leading to a circuit split as to whether force used for purposes other than to apprehend is a seizure.
Author Micah Kindred discusses deepfakes, the effect this technology has had on individuals, especially women, and potential protections.
In this article, Kathyrn McIlroy discusses the ethical, legal, and moral implications of the recently proposed Massachusetts bill that would allow prisoners to donate organs or bone marrow in exchange for reduced sentences.
TW: general discussions of sexual assault. In this article, Tori DeLaney explores how the new Model Penal Code draft language around sexual assault could support more survivors while also destigmatizing BDSM relationships in law.
In this article, Associate Member Kathyrn McIlroy discusses the circuit split on the rights of an individual detained under a valid arrest warrant based on mistaken identity, and ultimately advocates for greater protections for such individuals.
In this article, Thomas Kemmet briefly explores the history of America’s drug policy, then discusses the impact of Oregon’s legalization of psychedelic mushrooms.
In this article, Author Micah Kindred discusses United States crypto anti-money laundering regulations and potential improvements.
In this article, Alexander Goldstein explores how differing definitions of scientific validity impact forensic evidence in criminal trials, creating due process concerns for criminal defendants.
Associate Member Stephen Fox explains the circuit split on what constitutes new evidence when claiming actual innocence in a petition for writ of habeas corpus.
Photo by Louis Reed on Unsplash Baylee Kalmbach, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review I. Introduction “No two people have the same DNA, meaning the use of such evidence can either prove a person’s innocence or guilt with great accuracy.” True, while no one has identical DNA to another, individuals still “share around 50%... Continue Reading →