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How to Prevent Pre-Trial Publicity From Contaminating Fair Trials

Steven Shiffrin | Posted 02.04.2015 | Crime
Steven Shiffrin

When police are permitted casually to release incriminating information to the press, we may enjoy the gossip, but we cannot responsibly claim we treat defendants fairly.

The New York Review Of Books

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As is typical of many Supreme Court opinions rejecting legal arguments advanced by defendants in capital cases, Garland's prologue begins with a detai...

Guant�namo Prisoners To Be Tried in U.S., Congressional Agreement Allows

nytimes.com | DAVID JOHNSTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders have decided to allow detainees imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to be brought to the United States to face civ...