Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Rory Little Criminal Law

Rory Little is a Professor of Law at U.C. Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, a former clerk to Justices Stewart (ret.) and Brennan, and author of the American Bar Association’s “Annual Review of the Supreme Court’s Term, Criminal Cases.” He is also “Of Counsel” to the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery on discrete appellate matters.

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01.26.16 Opinion analysis: A straightforward opinion settles two federal criminal law questions
12.01.15 Argument analysis: Few friendly faces in the crowd for computer fraud defendant
11.20.15 Argument preview: An unusual two-issue case of federal computer crime
10.07.15 Argument analysis: A simple answer regarding Hobbs Act conspiracy?
10.02.15 Argument preview: A brain-teaser for criminal conspiracy law
09.21.15 As the 2015 Term opens: The Court’s unusual Eighth Amendment focus
07.23.15 Criminal law grants for the October Term 2015
06.29.15 Opinion analysis: The Court strikes down the ACCA’s residual clause as vague. But is the real problem the “categorical” approach?
06.22.15 Opinion analysis: An “opportunity for precompliance review” is constitutionally required for most government inspection programs
06.19.15 Opinion analysis: The required mens rea for federal narcotics offenses is getting clearer
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