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Allison Sirica, The New Federal Pleading Standard: Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 129 S. Ct. 1937 (2009)

62 Fla. L. Rev. 547 (2010) |   |   |   | CASE COMMENT :: In the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Javaid Iqbal, a Muslim citizen of Pakistan, was arrested and detained in a maximum … Continue reading

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Mark C. Weber, Unreasonable Accommodation and Due Hardship

62 Fla. L. Rev. 1119 (2010) | | | | | ABSTRACT :: This Article analyzes authoritative sources concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act accommodation requirement and concludes: (1) Reasonable accommodation and undue hardship are two sides of the same … Continue reading

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Jeff Fabian, Don’t Tase Me Bro!: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Laws Governing Taser Use by Law Enforcement

62 Fla. L. Rev. 763 (2010) | | | | INTRODUCTION ::Financially destitute and homeless, a man began to sob after receiving a speeding ticket. When the man refused to sign the ticket, the ticketing officer arrested the man. The … Continue reading

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David G. Owen, Bending Nature, Bending Law

62 Fla. L. Rev. 569 (2010) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Human relationships with one another are extraordinarily complex, yet that complexity pales in comparison to their relationships with nature. Carbon, air, water, sunlight, and various organic nutrients provide … Continue reading

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Nora V. Demleitner, Good Conduct Time: How Much and for Whom? The Unprincipled Approach of the Model Penal Code: Sentencing

61 Fla. L. Rev. 777 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Up until the 1970s, indeterminate sentencing dominated sentencing in the United States. This model implied a focus on offender rehabilitation, with the concomitant need for individualized treatment. The … Continue reading

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