Category Archives: Constitutional Law

Law Enforcement Basics and data

Like every other city or country, you will find people who do bad things to others. Anywhere you can find snatchers, thieves, burglars, killers, and other types of crime. Because crime can be found all over the world and it’s also considered to be unending, as the world has numerous problems, enforcement of these laws to safeguard the residents and others should be implemented... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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The Voice of the People

The idea was that the grand jury was a group of independent citizens who would investigate and decide whether there was enough evidence (probable cause) to charge someone with a crime. That’s an oversimplification, of course, but it gets at the general idea. The grand jury was designed to protect people from overzealous prosecution... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Juries and Emerging Democracies

Brent T. White, Putting Aside the Rule of Law Myth: Corruption and the Case for Juries in Emerging Democracies, 43 Cornell Int’l L.J. 307 (2010), available at SSRN. Suja A... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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The Day in Death

It took 33 years, and a final delay of several hours, but this evening, the Sunshine State permanently blotted out the light for Manuel Valle in revenge for the murder of Coral Gables Police Officer Loouis Pena. There were hurdles to overcome. Florida wanted to use, planned to use, in fact did use, pentobarbital as the first drug in its murder sequence, the one that’s supposed to put the guy they’re killing into a coma. But there were problems... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Father of the Iowa Trust Code

Martin D. Begleiter, Son of the Trust Code – The Iowa Trust Code after Ten Years, 59 Drake L. Rev. 265 (2011), available on SSRN. Jeffrey Cooper Back in 2001, Professor Martin Begleiter published an article analyzing the drafting and revision of Iowa’s comprehensive new Trust Code, of which he was a primary author.1 A decade later, Professor Begleiter has released a follow-up work, Son of the Trust Code-The Iowa Trust Code after Ten Years. This new article chronicles the evolution of the Iowa Trust Code during its first decade of operation, discussing both legislative amendments and judicial pronouncements. Professor Begleiter’s new work, like his former one, not only offers a fascinating look into the legislative and judicial processes but provides invaluable lessons for other states which have recently adopted, or are considering adoption, of the Uniform Trust Code or other comprehensive legislation regulating trusts... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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