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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09.28.16 Argument preview: Does the Fourth Amendment govern a “malicious prosecution” claim, and if so, how?
09.22.16 Argument preview: Double jeopardy opens the Term
09.09.16 The Court after Scalia: A mixed bag on criminal law and procedure issues
06.27.16 Opinion analysis: Federal “use of force” encompasses reckless domestic violence misdemeanor offenses
06.20.16 Opinion analysis: Proof of interstate effects is unnecessary for federal prosecution when illegal drugs are involved
06.10.16 Opinion analysis: Federal judges have inherent, limited power to recall a discharged civil jury
05.19.16 Opinion analysis: “Speedy trial” guarantee does not apply to sentencing
05.02.16 Opinion analysis: Federal conspiracy law reaches persons who agree to obtain secret kickbacks from a member of the conspiracy
04.26.16 Argument analysis: Pragmatic common-law development of federal “inherent authority”?
04.20.16 Argument preview: May a federal judge “recall” a jury soon after discharge?
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