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Vol. 4 No. 1, Fall 2012; Illinois’s Drug-Induced Homicide Statute: Injecting Some Sense Into a Misinterpreted Law
In 1988, Illinois went on the offensive in the War on Drugs by creating the Drug-Induced Homicide Statute. In essence, this statute creates increased punishment beyond normal drug trafficking penalties when a person delivers ...
Vol. 3 No. 1, Fall 2011; “If You Could Say It In Words, There’d Be No Reason to Paint”: Recovering Beloved Works of Art Through Civil Forfeiture
This Comment analyzes the benefits of the use of civil forfeiture on pieces of art and cultural property looted by the Nazi party during World War II. This Comment begins by discussing the barriers to repossession that ...
Vol. 8 No. 1, Fall 2016; Respite for Tantalus: Illinois’s Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act – Due Process in (In)Action
Under current Illinois law, criminals who have been adjudicated guilty of committing certain types of sex offenses can, at any point during their incarceration, be involuntarily committed indefinitely. They are sent to the ...
Vol. 1 No. 2, Spring 2010; Iraq Veterans’ War with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Claims Under a Procedural Due Process Analysis
This Comment explores the Department of Veterans Affairs and its current disability compensation and medical care systems for soldiers who have returned from the War on Terror with mental health disabilities, such as post ...
Lost in Translation: Persons with Limited English Proficiency and Police Interaction in the United States
This article explores United States jurisprudence of the constitutionality of language rights as it correlates to communications between law enforcement officials and non-English speaking persons in emergency situations. ...