Welcome to Huskie Commons
Huskie Commons is Northern Illinois University's digital repository, a secure virtual space in which we collect, preserve, and provide access to the scholarly and artistic works created by the NIU community. From peer-reviewed articles authored by faculty to honors capstone projects created by students to electronic theses and dissertations, Huskie Commons showcases the intellectual output of NIU's faculty, staff, students, and organizations.
When you deposit your materials into Huskie Commons, you receive an enduring link to your materials and the Library assumes the responsibility of preserving them into the future.
To learn more about depositing your scholarly and artistic materials into Huskie Commons, the types of materials that are eligible for inclusion, and other information please see the Huskie Commons Guide.
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Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc.: The Final Blow to the use of Per Se Rules in Judging Vertical Restraints - Why the Court Got it Wrong (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2008-07)This case note provides an in depth discussion of Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc., in which the United States Supreme Court held that minimum resale price maintenance should be analyzed under the rule ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2008-07)This article examines the origins, structure, and consequent effectiveness of the recently enacted Illinois Citizen Participation Act. Designed to combat a particular breed of vexatious litigation known as "Strategic ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2008-07)Punitive damages have traditionally been a matter of state law, left to state courts and legislatures to review and regulate. But in the midst of the tort reform movement of the 1990s, the United States Supreme Court took ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2008-07)The last decades of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century are often described as the era in which the criminal jury trial came to an end. Criminal juries did not completely disappear, of ...
In the Vanguard of the American Jury: A Case Study of Jury Innovations in the Northern District of Iowa (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2008-07)Since taking the oath of office nearly fifteen years ago, United States District Court Judge Mark Bennett has made it a priority to champion the American jury. While jurors are typically less than thrilled to be summoned ...