Archive: September 2013

Applying Miranda’s Public Safety Exception to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Restricting Criminal Procedure Rights by Expanding Judicial Exceptions


Joanna Wright*




When the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) finally apprehended Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the only surviving suspect in the April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon Bombing, he was suffering from a gunshot wound and taken directly to the hospital, where he drifted ...READ MORE

The S&P Litigation and Access to Federal Court: A Case Study in the Limits of Our Removal Model

Gil Seinfeld*




On June 6, 2013, the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (the MDL panel) ordered the consolidation of fifteen actions filed by state attorneys general (AGs) against the Standard & Poor’s rating agency (S&P) for its role in ...READ MORE