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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Adolescent Sports Violence-when Prosecutors Play Referee. Making Criminals out of Child Athletes, but Are They the Real Culprits? (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2001-07)With increasing regularity, prosecutors across the United States are being asked to delineate a line between aggressive play and acts of violence that exceed an acceptable level. This includes the once docile province of ...
Juvenile Delinquency in the Twenty-First Century: Is Blended Sentencing the Middle-Road Solution for Violent Kids? (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2001-07)This article will discuss the history of the juvenile justice system in America, from its English common law origin, through the Progressive Era of the late nineteenth century, to the 1998 revisions in Illinois. In Parts ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2001-07)This article explores the potential that mediation offers to women as a forum to tell their stories in their own voices. Part I explains the process of mediation. Part II examines the interplay of law, mediation and women, ...
Untangling the World Wide Web: Restricting Children's Access to Adult Materials While Preserving the Freedoms of Adults (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2001-07)This comment examines the current state of the law in the area of internet regulation restricting children's access to adult material. This area of law is very new, with the majority of case precedent developed over just ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2001-07)In the process of expanding the American West, officials of the United States government negotiated and signed many treaties to obtain land from Indian tribes. Sometimes, more than one treaty was made with the same tribe ...