Articles Tagged authority

Adam Denver Griffin, The Federal Sentencing Guidelines' Abuse of Trust Enhancement: An Argument for the Professional Discretion Approach

63 Fla. L. Rev. 457 (2011)| |   | | INTRODUCTION :: In a national issue of first impression for the circuit courts, the Eleventh Circuit, in United States v. Louis, held that a federally licensed firearm dealer who knowingly sells a firearm to a convicted felon should not receive additional punishment for abusing a position […]

Mary-Rose Papandrea, Student Speech Rights in the Digital Age

60 Fla. L. Rev. 1027 (2008) | | | | ABSTRACT :: For several decades courts have struggled to determine when, if ever, public schools should have the power to restrict student expression that does not occur on school grounds during school hours. In the last several years, courts have struggled with this same question […]

William R. Snyder, Jr., Slipping Down the Slope of Probable Cause: An Unreasonable Exception to What Was Once a Reasonable Rule: Hiibel v. Sixth Judicial District Court, 124 S. Ct. 2451 (2004)

57 Fla. L. Rev. 445 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: Upon receiving a call reporting possible domestic violence, a sheriff’s deputy in Humboldt County, Nevada detained Petitioner under the authority of a state statute allowing an officer to “stop and identify” a person suspected of criminal behavior. During the course of the detention, […]