Welcome to Huskie Commons
Huskie Commons is Northern Illinois University's digital repository, a secure virtual space in which we collect, preserve, and provide access to the scholarly and artistic works created by the NIU community. From peer-reviewed articles authored by faculty to honors capstone projects created by students to electronic theses and dissertations, Huskie Commons showcases the intellectual output of NIU's faculty, staff, students, and organizations.
When you deposit your materials into Huskie Commons, you receive an enduring link to your materials and the Library assumes the responsibility of preserving them into the future.
To learn more about depositing your scholarly and artistic materials into Huskie Commons, the types of materials that are eligible for inclusion, and other information please see the Huskie Commons Guide.
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Protecting the Most Vulnerable Victims: Prosecution of Child Sex Offenses in Illinois post Crawford v. Washington (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2006-11)This Comment examines the prosecution of pedophiles in Illinois after the United States Supreme Court's decision in Crawford v. Washington. The prosecution of pedophiles had frequently involved the use of extra judicial ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2006-11)This Comment examines the law revolving around a compulsive gambler's ability to exclude himself from a casino. While the current state of the law in many jurisdictions properly allows a person to place himself on a ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2006-11)For many years, Illinois policyholders faced the prospect of a two-front war whenever they submitted a liability insurance claim. Insurers who did not believe they owed coverage could "honor" their duty to defend by filing ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2006-11)This article examines the jurisdictional features of the newly enacted Detainee Treatment Act of 2005 and the Supreme Court's Hamdan v. Rumsfeld decision as it relates to the retroactive application of the Act. In particular, ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2006-11)This article discusses the recent Illinois Supreme Court decision, York v. Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, which addressed the reliance element in the overall analysis of apparent authority in the healthcare ...