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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007



Published: Sun, 04 Mar 2007 12:27:47 EST

 



Editorial

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007



The war on courts and other wars

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007 p.148
Recent attempts to hold courts, judges and judicial aspirants "accountable" and to strip courts of jurisdiction to decide certain types of cases reflect a view of judges as policy agents serving a temporary majority, and a similar attempt to insulate that majority from both the past and the future.



President's Report: Guantanamo and the independence of the judiciary

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007 p.149



Articles

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007



Can jury trial innovations improve juror understanding of DNA evidence?

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007 p.152
Innovations such as checklists and juror notebooks have the potential to improve jurors' comprehension of mtDNA and other scientific evidence..



Bargaining and accommodation on the United States Supreme Court: Insight from Justice Blackmun

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007 p.157
As Justice Blackum's papers demonstrate, opinion writers are in the middle, balancing different requests from different justices to reach a compromise that will assure five votes.



The United States Supreme Court and judicial review of Congress, 1803-2001

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007 p.166
Despite an increase in the number of nullifications of congressional actions following the Civil War, the dominant trend across the Court's history remains one of supporting Congress.



Architect Robert Mills and his influence on criminal justice structural design

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007 p.177
Although primarily remembered today as the designer of the Washington Monument, Mills is responsible for the stereotypical architecture of 19th century courthouses. An examination of his work in South Carolina demonstrates the principles behind his designs.



Briefs

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007



Judicature receives award; Judicial discipline in 2006; Georgetown establishes degree program for journalists

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007 p.182



Books

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007



A consensus builder

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Volume 90, Number 4, January/February 2007 p.181
reviewing, Justice for All: Earl Warren and The Nation He Made, by Jim Newton