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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(Northern Illinois University, 2021-01-04)Through the pandemic setting that society has endured during the last 9 months of 2020, the community of undocumented immigrants in the United States has dealt with some of the harshest, most excruciating effects of any ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1987-05)A growing number of jurisdictions have adopted the view that intoxicated drivers may not only be subject to criminal prosecution by the state for their reckless conduct, but may also be held liable in a civil action for ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1987-05)This article explores the two major approaches to liquor server liability currently being used in the various jurisdictions across the country. The article assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the alternative approaches ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1987-05)This comment discusses Illinois' treatment of state-of-the-art evidence as a defense to a strict liability claim. The article argues that Illinois should disallow the defense in the area of unknowable risk for the same ...
"Crossing-Over:" The Issue-Preclusive Effects of a Civil/Criminal Adjudication Upon a Proceeding of the Opposite Character (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1987-05)This article explores the area of "cross-over" collateral estoppel in civil/criminal actions. The article examines the legal history of the concept that a validly-entered judgment has issue-preclusive effects in a subsequent ...