The Glenn Beck Effect

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Regardless of your personal opinion of Glenn Beck, we can probably agree on at least one thing; if Beck promotes a book, it’ll be sure to skyrocket to the top of the charts. We’ve seen this happen again and again in recent years, as Beck promoted both his own books and the works of other… [Read More]

The Death Penalty

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There are few discussions that result in as much heated debate as those that revolve around the use of the death penalty. Although the concept of taking an individual’s life for the commission of a crime has been around since the dawn of organized civilization, it is not something that can be easily agreed upon…. [Read More]

The Courtroom Work Group

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Let’s face it; the criminal justice system is a slow and painful place to be stuck in. To help speed up the processing of an ever-increasing number of cases, a certain relationship forms in courtrooms between the main actors in the system, including the judge, defense counsel and prosecutor.

Warrantless Searches

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As a criminal justice student, I’ve heard professors cover search and seizure law in great detail many times, but still the numerous exceptions to the warrant requirement can be somewhat hard to follow.