Margaret C. Tarkington Professor of Law and Dean’s Fellow, IU McKinney School of Law Co-Director, J.D. Program Evaluation & Assessment It is likely impossible to articulate or capture the importance of ethics in government. Corruption in government, or, as Vincent Blasi stated, “the abuse of official power” is, in fact, “an especially serious evil.” Government officials […]More
JOHN MILLIKAN J.D. Candidate, 2019, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; B.A. 2009, Anderson University. In fall 2009, Lawrence North sophomore Aaron Sims spent Friday nights as a promising young quarterback for his Indianapolis high school football team, bracing for his chance in the coming year to be the team’s starter. Less than […]More
JAMES A. SONNE Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and Director of its Religious Liberty Clinic As law-school clinicians, we take pride in creating a dynamic learning environment where students from virtually any background or perspective can learn lawyering skills and judgment in and through supervised live-client representation. And among the central lessons we […]More
Kathleen Clark Professor of Law, Washington University School of Law The U.S. Department of Justice has a long history of interpreting the Constitution’s Foreign Emoluments Clause (the “Clause”) to protect the government against foreign influences. Over the course of a century and a half, the Department has issued more than fifty opinions interpreting the Clause […]More
Evan C. Zoldan[i] Introduction When the Court of Appeals of Indiana decided an important case about gun liability in May 2019, it got a key legal point wrong. The case, City of Gary v. Smith & Wesson,[ii]arose out of a lawsuit filed by the City of Gary, Indiana (the “City”), against Smith & Wesson and other […]More
Students seek to bust the curve in law school. The law faculty’s job is to ensure that in doing so, students will be well positioned for success in life and the profession. In a constantly changing economy and society, the faculty does its job by keeping ahead of the curve itself.
The written submissions from Upward! combine to relate a story of law school curricular, student body, and course design that responds to the changing needs and realities of the profession and student demand.
The Federal Sentencing Guidelines were originally imposed by Congress in the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 (SRA). This statute was an attempt to create a determinate sentencing system, which included large-scale elimination of parole and severe restriction of good time credit in order to create a system in which criminals would serve most or all of the time to which they were sentenced.
For nearly 100 years prior to the enactment of the SRA, the U.S. federal criminal system was an indeterminate sentencing system, under which “[s]tatutes specified the penalties for crimes but nearly always gave the sentencing judge wide discretion” in whether an individual should be incarcerated and for how long, and as to whether the use of parole was appropriate.More
The Indiana Law Review is pleased to announce that the following students have been selected as Note Candidates for Volume 52. We look forward to their contributions to legal scholarship over the coming school year. Congratulations! Eddie Abel Max Adams Marina Allen Claire Bailey Coryn Blacketer Kole Brinegar Raelynn Chastain Sloan Crawford Aleks Djuricic Gina […]More
JUSTICE STEVEN H. DAVID | JUDGE CALE J. BRADFORD
Crime doesn’t pay; it costs. In addition to serving a sentence or probation, a convicted criminal may be ordered to pay for his or her crime(s), literally.
Our goal is to have this Article serve as a one-stop guide to trial court judges and practitioners about the types of criminal debt that defendants may be ordered to pay and the requirements and guidelines for imposing each.
The Indiana Law Review is pleased to announce that the following students have been selected as Note Candidates for Volume 51. We look forward to their contributions to legal scholarship over the coming school year. Congratulations! Courtney Abshire Julie Ardelean Nick Bognanno Thomas Buchanan Amy Burbrink Sarah Correll Michael Daniells Alyssa Devine Nicole Dobias Chris […]More