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Vol. 4 No. 2, Spring 2013; The Error in Finding that Undocumented Persons are Not “The People”: A Deeper Look at the Implications of United States v. Portillo-Munoz
In 2011, the Fifth Circuit held in United States v. Portillo-Munoz that undocumented persons are not entitled to the protections of the Second Amendment to the Constitution. Although part of the court’s reasoning was based ...
Vol. 4 No. 2, Spring 2013; The “Cowardly Counsel” Exception: Eliminating the Contemporaneous Objection Rule
The contemporaneous objection rule is very clear and precise in its application. However, as the law stands in the Ninth Circuit, failure to contemporaneously object coupled with any mention of race by the sentencing judge ...
Vol. 5 No. 1, Fall 2013; Debtors Deserve the Dischargeability of Tax Liability to be “Honest and Reasonable”
The most current version of the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA), is considered one of the most technical and comprehensive reforms to the Bankruptcy Code. Facing a ...
Vol. 5 No. 1, Fall 2013; “Correcting” the Foreclosure Crisis?
Mortgage Resolution Partners, a venture capitalist firm based out of San Francisco, has been visiting with state and local governments across the country. Mortgage Resolution Partners proposes that eminent domain can, and ...