Volume 125 · April 2012 · Number 6
Inventing the "Traditional Concept" of Sex Discrimination
Law and the President
Richard H. Pildes
Crime and Law: An American Tragedy
Improving the Carceral Conditions of Federal Immigrant Detainees
Sixth Circuit Holds that Defense Counsel's Nap During a Cross-Examination Does Not Clearly Violate the Sixth Amendment. — Muniz v. Smith, 647 F.3d 619 (6th Cir. 2011).
Second Circuit Finds Affirmative Speech Condition on Leadership Act Funds Unconstitutional. — Alliance for Open Society International v. U.S. Agency for International Development, 651 F.3d 218 (2d Cir. 2011).
New Jersey Supreme Court Uses Psychological Research to Update Admissibility Standards for Out-of-Court Identifications. — State v. Henderson, 27 A.3d 872 (N.J. 2011).
Third Circuit Holds that the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 Authorizes Immigration Detention Only for a "Reasonable Period of Time." — Diop v. ICE/Homeland Security, 656 F.3d 221 (3d Cir. 2011).
Ninth Circuit Requires Continued Federal Oversight of School District. — Fisher v. Tucson Unified School District, 652 F.3d 1131 (9th Cir. 2011).
Second Circuit Holds that the First Sale Doctrine Does Not Apply to Imported Works Manufactured and First Sold Abroad. — John Wiley & Sons, Inc. v. Kirtsaeng, 654 F.3d 210 (2d Cir. 2011).
RECENT ADMINISTRATIVE INTERPRETATION
Obama Administration Argues that U.S. Military Action in Libya Does Not Constitute "Hostilities." — Libya and War Powers: Hearing Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, 112th Cong. 7–40 (2011) (statement of Harold Koh, Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State).
United Kingdom Adds Barrier to Private Prosecution of Universal Jurisdiction Crimes. — Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act, 2011, c. 13 (U.K.).