Archive: September 2013

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

 

Joanna Wright*

 

Introduction

 

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*

 

Introduction

 

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