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Vol. 6 No. 2, Spring 2015; Homeless Bill of Rights: How Legislators Get to Feel Pro-Homeless Without Effort or Money
In 2013, Illinois became the second state in the nation to enact a homeless bill of rights to protect homeless persons from discrimination in the right to use and move freely in public spaces in the same manner as any other ...
Vol. 7 No. 1, Fall 2015; As If All The World Were Watching: Why Today’s Law Enforcement Needs To Be Wearing Body Cameras
The widespread use of body-worn cameras among police departments across the nation is not only the next logical step in law enforcement, but in the wake of the confrontation in Ferguson, Missouri between Michael Brown and ...
Vol. 1 No. 1, Fall 2009; TOY STORY: Being Right for the Wrong Reasons in the Search for a "Greater Freedom"—A Critical Analysis of the Dissenting En Banc Opinions in Reliable Consultants, Inc. v. Earle
This Note analyzes how the landmark United States Supreme Court case of Lawrence v. Texas has been used by the Fifth Circuit in Reliable Consultants, Inc. v. Earle to extend “sexual privacy interests” into the commercial ...
Federal Constitutional Childcare Interests and Superior Parental Rights in Illinois
Even without a majority rationale, the opinions in Troxel v. Granville, 530 U.S. 57 (2000), support the notion that there are federal constitutional “liberty interests of parents in the care, custody, and control of their ...
New Private Privacy Intrusions During Prelitigation Civil Claim Investigations
In Lawlor v. North American Corporation of Illinois, 2012, IL 112530, the Illinois Supreme Court first recognized the intentional tort of intrusion upon seclusion. It then applied the tort in favor of a former employee ...
Watching the Watchmen: The People’s Attempt to Hold On-Duty Law Enforcement Officers Accountable for Misconduct and the Illinois Law that Stands in Their Way
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2012-04)
In the days when police brutality and public official corruption pump through the veins of society as a fermenting virus, a critical analysis of a controversial law curtailing efforts to intensify public awareness of ...