Tag Archives: Jurisprudence

Andrew Blair-Stanek, Twombly is the Logical Extension of the Mathew v. Eldridge Test for Discovery

62 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2010) |   |   |   | ABSTRACT :: The Supreme Court’s 2007 decision in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly has baffled and mystified both practitioners and scholars, casting aside the well-settled rule for … Continue reading

Posted in Attorney Practice, Civil Procedure, Jurisprudence, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Andrew Blair-Stanek, Twombly is the Logical Extension of the Mathew v. Eldridge Test for Discovery

Benjamin H. Barton, Against Civil Gideon (and for Pro Se Court Reform)

62 Fla. L. Rev. 1227 (2010)| | | | INTRODUCTION :: “Civil Gideon” is a short-hand name for a concept that has been the white whale of American poverty law for the last forty years-a constitutional civil guarantee to a … Continue reading

Posted in Attorney Practice, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Family Law, Judicial Systems, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Benjamin H. Barton, Against Civil Gideon (and for Pro Se Court Reform)

David A. Karp, Why Justice Thomas Should Speak at Oral Argument

61 Fla. L. Rev. 611 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The oral argument before the United States Supreme Court in Morse v. Frederick began at 10:03 a.m. in typical fashion, like a high-speed game of chess. Forty-two seconds … Continue reading

Posted in First Amendment, Governments and Legislation, Judicial Systems, Jurisprudence, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on David A. Karp, Why Justice Thomas Should Speak at Oral Argument

Benjamin J. Robinson, Distilling Minimum Due Process Requirements for Punitive Damages Awards

60 Fla. L. Rev. 991 (2008) | | | | TEXT :: Philip Morris USA v. Williams, 127 S. Ct. 1057 (2007) An Oregon jury found that Jesse Williams, a long time consumer of Petitioner’s Marlboro cigarettes, died because he … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Procedure, Tort Law, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Benjamin J. Robinson, Distilling Minimum Due Process Requirements for Punitive Damages Awards

Jessica Gavrich, Constitutional Law: Judicial Oversights-Inconsistency in Supreme Court Establishment Clause Jurisprudence

58 Fla. L. Rev. 437 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Texas State Capitol grounds contain a display of seventeen monuments and twenty- one historical markers. Amidst the monuments, Texas state officials erected a six-foot high and three and … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Law, First Amendment, Jurisprudence, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Jessica Gavrich, Constitutional Law: Judicial Oversights-Inconsistency in Supreme Court Establishment Clause Jurisprudence

Brooke R. Hardy, Criminal Procedure: Finding the Needle-Toward a More Stringent Standard for Effective Assistance of Counsel

58 Fla. L. Rev. 449 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Petitioner was convicted by a jury of, among other offenses, brutally murdering a local barkeeper. At the sentencing phase of the bifurcated proceeding, Petitioner’s counsel presented the brief … Continue reading

Posted in Attorney Practice, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Brooke R. Hardy, Criminal Procedure: Finding the Needle-Toward a More Stringent Standard for Effective Assistance of Counsel