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Volume 93 - Issue 5

Note: Native American Rape Victims: Desperately Seeking an Oliphant-Fix

By Marie Quasius. Full text here. Native American women suffer sexual assault at a much higher rate and with more serious consequences than any other racial or ethnic group in the United States. Further, such rapes are overwhelmingly committed by individuals outside the Native American community. Most non-Indian perpetrators, however, go unpunished. The Supreme Court decision…

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Note: Murder and the Military Commissions: Prohibiting the Executive's Unauthorized Expansion of Jurisdiction

By Joseph C. Hansen. Full text here. When Congress passed the Military Commissions Act of 2006 (MCA) to create a military commission system to try detainees held at Guantánamo Bay, it granted the Secretary of Defense the authority to detail the procedural and evidentiary rules. In response, the Secretary promulgated the Manual for Military Commissions (MMC),…

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