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Marisa Lopez, Professional Responsibility: Tortured Independence in the Office of Legal Counsel

57 Fla. L. Rev. 685 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: “[A]n advocate, in the discharge of his duty, knows but one person in all the world, and that person is his client.” Abu Ghraib is one of the … Continue reading

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Cary B. Davis, The Commerce Clause: Border Crossing + Church Burning = Interstate Commerce (A Formula for Federalizing Common Law State Crimes)

57 Fla. L. Rev. 975 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: Respondent, a practicing Luciferian from Indiana, drove his van south to Georgia where he set fire to five churches. One of the arsons resulted in the death of … Continue reading

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Kevin M. Shuler, Is the Endangered Species Act Endangered in the Age of Strict Federalism? A Florida Perspective on the Recent Commerce Clause Challenges to the ESA

57 Fla. L. Rev. 1135 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Suppose that a ten-million-dollar development project in Levy County was suddenly stymied by the discovery of a nest of Florida salt marsh voles. Such a delay could endanger … Continue reading

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Marisa Lopez, Constitutional Law: Lowering the Standard of Strict Scrutiny

56 Fla. L. Rev. 841 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Respondents adopted a law school admissions policy that considered, among other factors, applicants’ race and ethnicity. The admissions policy was designed to achieve the educational benefits of a … Continue reading

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