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    • The Quicksands of The Poor Law: Poor Relief Legislation in a Growing Nation, 1790-1820 

      Quigley, William P. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1997-11)
      This article reviews the development of poor relief laws from 1790 to 1820. The scope of the article will survey the laws affecting the poor people developed by the states as they joined the union and by the federal ...
    • Quotations and Actual Malice: Bridging the Gap Between Fact and Fiction 

      Byrd, Mark A. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1990-07)
      An overview of libel law is presented as a backdrop for an examination of how the law of libel is applied to purported quotations which are inaccurate. The author discusses the approach which was taken by the Ninth Circuit ...
    • Race, Poverty, and Bail: An Annotated Bibliography 

      Nejdl, Clanitra Stewart (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2018-07)
      On June 9, 2017, Illinois's Bail Reform Act of 2017 was signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner. Among other important provisions, the Act creates a presumption that non-monetary release conditions will be granted for ...
    • Rambo as Potted Plant: Local Rulemaking's Preemptive Strike Against Witness-Coaching During Depositions 

      Taylor, David H. (1995)
      Several federal district courts have enacted rules that seek to preempt attorneys from interfering with the discovery process through improper "witness-coaching" by prohibiting an attorney from engaging in off-the-record ...
    • A Rational Post-Booker Proposal for Reform of Federal Sentencing Enhancements for Prior Convictions 

      Mason, Caleb E.; Lesowitz, Scott M. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2011-04)
      In this article we propose a solution to one of the more vexing problems in current federal sentencing jurisprudence: classification of prior offenses for the purpose of applying sentencing enhancements in immigration ...
    • Ready to Re-Launch: Fixing the Pitch for the Social Enterprise 

      Sandoval, Shelley A. D. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2017-04)
      Corporate misfeasance places headlines of economic fraud and shareholder suits above the fold in today’s changing marketplace. Corporate response directly appealing to the socially charged agenda of the incoming Millennial ...
    • The Reality of Curtiss-Wright 

      Simones, Anthony (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1996-05)
      In the 1936 case of United States v. Curtiss-Wright Export Corporation, the Supreme Court upheld an arms embargo imposed by Franklin Roosevelt upon the warring factions in the Chaco conflict. Although Congress authorized ...
    • Rebuttal: The Individual or the Firm? Focusing the Threat of Criminal Liability 

      Coffee, John C., Jr. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1980-11)
      Professor Coffee responds to Mr. Crane's commentary and discusses the inherent problems of focusing criminal liability exclusively upon the individual.
    • Recognizing Party and Nonparty Interests in Written Civil Procedure Laws 

      Parness, Jeffrey A.; Sennott, Dan (2001)
      Since their inception in 1938, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have largely directed civil litigation procedures in American trial courts. The organization of the rules reflects the natural progression of a civil case ...
    • Reconsidering the Amendatory Veto in Illinois 

      Van Der Silk, Jack R. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1988-07)
      This Article considers the controversy surrounding the governor's power of amendatory veto as provided in the 1970 Constitution, and whether this gives the governor too much power over pending legislation. The Article ...
    • Reconsidering the Gathering/Publication Dichotomy: Recording as Speech? What Next? 

      Helle, Steven (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2013-06)
      The First Amendment information-gathering right has always been inferior to the long-established right to speak and publish. As such, the danger has been that a court concerned, for example, with prejudicial publicity could ...
    • Recording Police Interrogations Has Worked -- And Should Be Expanded 

      Falkoff, Marc D. (Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, 2013-05-29)
      Legislation to expand the use of audio and video recordings of police interrogations of criminal suspects is now pending in the Illinois General Assembly. As originally conceived, the bills would modify the current statute ...
    • Reflections on the International Trade Organization 

      Diebold, William (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1994-05)
      The author discusses the reasons for the difference between the International Trade Organization ("ITO") and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade ("GATT"), the reasons for the ITO's failure, and reflects on international ...
    • Refusing to Follow Doctor's Orders: Texas Takes the First Step in Holding HMOs Liable for Bad Medical Decisions 

      Stoeckl, Amy (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1998-05)
      This comment examines health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and other managed care entities and the defenses used to escape liability in medical malpractice suits. Texas became the first State to pass legislation that ...
    • Religion / State: Where the Separation Lies 

      Samar, Vincent J. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2012-09)
      Recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions regarding the scope of the Establishment Clause have failed to provide a clear framework for determining what government actions are prohibited. Part of the problem concerns what kinds ...
    • Religion as Speech: The Growing Role of Free Speech Jurisprudence in Protecting Religious Liberty 

      Cordes, Mark W. (2008)
      This article explores the role of free speech jurisprudence in protecting religious liberty, both describing how that role has grown in recent years and evaluating its propriety for the twenty-first century. The article ...
    • Religious Convictions and Political Choice, Kent Greenawalt 

      Volker, Todd D. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1988-11)
      This Book Review examines the most recent book by Professor Kent Greenawalt of Columbia University. The book itself, a discussion on the proper connection of religious beliefs to political decisions, is examined using the ...
    • Religious Tolerance and its Limits in Early America 

      Dargo, George (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1996-05)
      This article posits that religious toleration in early America was rooted in practical considerations amid the necessities of settlement. The British colonies in North America achieved an unparalleled degree of religious ...
    • Relocation Custody Disputes-A Binuclear Family-Centered Three-Stage Solution 

      Oliphant, Robert E. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2005-07)
      This article argues that the best method for courts to adopt during relocation custody disputes is a binuclear, family-centered process. A binuclear family is defined as a large, interconnected family, with one household ...
    • Repeal of Baseball's Longstanding Antitrust Exemption: Did Congress Strike Out Again? 

      Criswell, Charles Allen, Jr. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1999-12)
      In 1922, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that baseball was not interstate commerce and was thus not subject to the restrictions of antitrust laws. Since that time, numerous courts refused to hear cases attacking ...