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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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
04.23.15 Argument analysis: Is the government pushing a bridge too far regarding federal drug prosecutions?
04.22.15 Re-Argument analysis: The votes are not there to sustain the residual clause
04.21.15 Opinion analysis: Traffic stops can’t last too long or go too far, and no extra dog sniffs!
04.17.15 Argument preview: The tricky mens rea requirements for federal narcotics cases
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