Articles Tagged Silence

Dale E. Ho, Silent at Sentencing: Waiver Doctrine and a Capital Defendant's Right to Present Migitating Evidence After Schriro v. Landrigan

62 Fla. L. Rev. 763 (2010) | | | | CASE COMMENT ::The consideration of mitigating evidence-evidence that weighs against the imposition of the death penalty in a capital defendant’s individual case-has been deemed a ‚Äúconstitutionally indispensable‚ÄĚ feature of a valid capital sentencing scheme. And yet, Jeffrey Landrigan, like many capital defendants, was sentenced to […]

Christopher R. Leslie, The Significance of Silence: Collective Action Problems and Class Action Settlements

59 Fla. L. Rev. 71 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: When the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure first provided for a class action vehicle, hopes were high that individuals would be able to act collectively to hold corporations liable for small injuries imposed upon large numbers of victims. But after almost forty years […]