August/September 2000

August/September 2000

 

Articles in this Issue

  1. Death Row Defense

    Death Row Defense Edward A. Mallett President's Column August/September 2000 7 sara

  2. Death Watch

    Death Watch NACDL Staff August/September 2000 12 First Annual Clarence Darrow Death Penalty College NACDL helped co-sponsor the first annual Clarence Darrow Death Penalty College at the University of Michigan in May. Skillfully organized by Professor Andrea Lyon, the six-day college included inte

  3. Enhance You Case Through Forensic Audio

    Enhance You Case Through Forensic Audio Anthony J. Pellicano August/September 2000 18 During World War II, Hitler's voice was broadcast over the radio. The station announced that he was speaking from Bremen, Germany at 11:00 AM. At 11:15 AM, hundreds of kilometers to the south, there was another bro

  4. Fourth Amendment Forum: Hop on the Bus, Gus

    Fourth Amendment Forum Milton Hirsch, David O. Markus August/September 2000 39 Hop on the Bus, Gus Defense attorneys who view all forward progress in the Supreme Court's Fourth Amendment jurisprudence with skepticism, have been left wide-eyed and gasping by the 1999-2000 October term. In its two

  5. Landmark Study: Death Penalty System Found Irrational, Costly & Ineffective

    Landmark Study: Death Penalty System Found Irrational, Costly & Ineffective NACDL Staff August/September 2000 14 In June, Columbia University Law School released a landmark report, A Broken System: Error Rates in Capital Cases which portrays the death penalty system as one rife with errors and c

  6. NACDL News

    NACDL News NACDL Staff August/September 2000 10   Party Platforms Must Call for Reform NACDL Decries Police Misconduct “The beating of a suspect by the Philadelphia police is another example of what appears to be a systematic problem with police forces across the nation. This time the bea

  7. Northern Lights: The Problem of Career Offenders

    Northern Lights Leslie Pringle, Steven Skurka, Rachel Young August/September 2000 34 The Problem of Career Offenders Call them what you will - habitual criminals, dangerous or professional criminals, certain offenders pose difficult problems for justice systems worldwide. At what point is society

  8. Reviews in Review: Judicial Independence — Capital Cases; Economic Espionage; Computer Privacy

    Reviews in Review Ellen S. Podgor August/September 2000 33   Judicial Independence — Capital Cases Stephen B. Bright, Charles F. Baird, Penny J. White, George H. Kendall, Stephen F. Hanlon, & Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. Breaking the Most Vulnerable Branch: Do Rising Threats to Judicial Indepen

  9. The End of a Confidence Game: A Possible Defense to the Impossible Drug Prosecution

    The End of a Confidence Game: A Possible Defense to the Impossible Drug Prosecution James M. Shellow August/September 2000 22 Counsel faced with defending a substantive drug prosecution is confronted with a two witness paradigm: the agent and the chemist. It is virtually impossible to shake the test

  10. White Collar Crime: Supreme Court Upholds Derivative Use Immunity for the Act of Production

    White Collar Crime Kathryn Keneally August/September 2000 49 Supreme Court Upholds Derivative Use Immunity for the Act of Production In United States v. Hubbell, 1 the Supreme Court succinctly set out two central issues concerning a witness's Fifth Amendment rights in a criminal investigation, a