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Habeas, Informational Asymmetries, and the War on Terror
Although most American lawyers and legal scholars are primarily familiar with habeas corpus in the context of federal review of state convictions, habeas petitions have been used to challenge detention by the executive ...
Beyond Red Light Enforcement Against the Guilty But Innocent: Local Regulations of Secondary Culprits
Automated traffic enforcement schemes, employing speed and red light cameras, are increasingly used by local governments in the United States. In some schemes, traffic violations are pursued against the owners as well as ...
Understanding Prostitutes and Prostitution in Democratic Burma, 1942–62 State Jewels or Victims of Modernity?
(IP Publishing Ltd, 2011)
Prostitution in Burmese society, as in many South East Asian countries, is a taboo subject. Unlike prostitution in countries such as Thailand, however, prostitution in Burma does not attract strong media or scholarly ...
Review of K.E. Welch, The Roman Amphitheatre: From Its Origins to the Colosseum (Cambridge 2007) and N. Bateman et al., London's Roman Amphitheatre: Guildhall Yard, City of London (London 2008) American Journal of Archaeology 115.1
(Archaeological Institute of America, 2011)
Review of K.E. Welch's The Roman Amphitheatre: From Its Origins to the Colosseum and N. Bateman et al., London's Roman Amphitheatre: Guildhall Yard, City of London.
Hearsay and the Right of Confrontation in American Trials by Jury
This Article discusses the origin and history of the hearsay doctrine, including the goals it seeks to achieve and the many exceptions to the rule against hearsay. It then discusses that when exceptions to hearsay are ...
The relationship between tornadic and nontornadic convective wind fatalities and warnings
(American Meteorological Society, 2011)
A database of tornado fatalities, nontornadic convective wind fatalities, severe thunderstorm warnings, and tornado warnings was compiled for the period 1986–2007 to assess the spatial and temporal distribution of warned ...
Impact of an Irreversibly Adsorbed Layer on Local Viscosity of Nanoconfined Polymer Melts
(American Physical Society, 2011)
We report the origin of the effect of nanoscale confinement on the local viscosity of entangled polystyrene (PS) films at temperatures far above the glass transition temperature. By using marker x-ray photon correlation ...
Reactive Oxygen Species and the Regulation of Hyperproliferation in a Colonial Hydroid
(University of Chicago Press, 2011-08)
Colonies of Podocoryna carnea circulate gastrovascular fluid among polyps via tubelike stolons. At polyp-stolon junctions, mitochondrion-rich cells in part regulate this gastrovascular flow. During competition, colonies ...
A New Order of Things: St. Louis, Chicago, and the Struggle for Western Commercial Supremacy
(The Confluence, 2011)
St. Louis leadership during the Gilded Age was nothing if not confident, even suggesting that the nation's capital be moved to the St. Louis region.
Cultural Surprises as Sources of Sudden, Big Policy Change
(Cambridge University Press, 2011-10)
A major complaint against cultural theories is that they cannot explain political change (Lockhart 1997). Cultural and institutional accounts of politics are also often seen as antagonistic (Chai 1997; Grendstad and Selle ...