The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit invalidated the state court murder conviction and death sentence of Patrick Dwayne Murphy, an American Indian, after concluding that the Oklahoma courts lacked jurisdiction.
In follow up to Ms. Nellis’ post, we wanted to share the recommendations on juvenile sentencing from Article 6 of the most recent draft of Model Penal Code: Sentencing, which has been approved by members of ALI.
Navajo President Russell Begaye on August 7 signed the Navajo Nation Law against Human Trafficking, signaling his commitment to take a stance against an international crime that targets some of the world’s most vulnerable populations. The law, which amends the tribe’s criminal code, also calls for cooperation among government and civil institutions to define, prevent and combat the illegal “transporting, trading or dealing” of people.
Title IX and Procedural Fairness: Why Disciplined-Student Litigation Does Not Undermine the Role of Title IX in Campus Sexual AssaultErin E. Buzuvis
This Article examines the recent spate of disciplined – student cases in an effort to harmonize Title IX compliance with the procedural rights of students who are accused of sexual assault.
Higher education institutions may soon be asked to reconsider how they comply with Title IX obligations when a student or employee files a sexual assault complaint.