This Article explores the implications of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Janus in light of the Court’s apparent adherence to “the doctrine of one last chance,” which requires the Court to give advance notice of its willingness to issue disruptive decisions.
This Article articulates an understanding of the Rules Enabling Act that will equip the Supreme Court with the ability to judge a rule’s validity—and give the rulemakers much clearer guidance regarding the outer boundaries of their remit.
This Article argues that courts unjustifiably limit public school liability under both the Fourteenth Amendment and Title IX for student physical, verbal, and sexual harassment and abuse.
An individual cannot “plead the Fifth” if asked to unlock a smartphone using a physical feature. On the other hand, an individual who possesses the same smartphone, but uses a nonbiometric password, can successfully “plead the Fifth” and refuse to disclose the password. This Comment explores this legal issue and sets forth a proposal on how courts can extend the Fifth
Amendment privilege against self-incrimination to biometric passwords.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) short-term holding cells have received mass media attention because of their inhumane and punitive conditions. CBP agents and immigration detainees alike refer to these cells as hieleras. This Comment draws attention to rights violations inside hieleras and is the first to analyze a groundbreaking class action lawsuit brought by an immigrants’ rights coalition to challenge the conditions in CBP holding cells.