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Computer forensics: how to obtain and analyze electronic evidence Wade Davies
Faulty forensic evidence Michele Nethercott
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NACDL’s fight to save judicial discretion Ralph Grunewald
Consciousness; Wrongfully convicted Ellen S. Podgor
Section 1348: What is in connection with’ the sale of securities? Kathryn Keneally
The Feeney Amendment Lawrence Goldman
The Irony of Apprendi Mark Allenbaugh
The psychometrics and science of the standardized field sobriety tests (Part 2) Steve Rubenzer
Using Polygraph Evidence After Scheffer (Part 2) Charles Daniels
When the Government Seizes and Searches Your Client’s Computer Amy Baron-Evans
Who’s Afraid of the Federal Judiciary? Why Congress’ fear of judicial sentencing discretion may undermine a generation of reform Mark H. Allenbaugh