Past Issues of the Federal Criminal Defense Journal




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Context Evidence: Offered for the Truth of the Background Evidence Offered


By Amy Broderick

Using Rule 806 in Trial or Beware of Avatars

By Olesea Collins

 A Crack in the Re-entry Guideline: Kimbrough and  § 2L.1.2's Sixteen Level  Enhancement

By Jaime Longoria

Forming and Maintaining Productive Client Relations with Al Qaeda Members and Their Supporters 

By Travis Owens



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The Confrontation Clause After MelendezDiaz and Its Effect on Expert Testimony

By Vishan Dewan

Berghuis v. Thompkins and the Modern Miranda Landscape 

By Stephanie-Louise Jamieson

Virtual Testimony - A Criminal Defender's Guide to Arguing Against Its Constitutionality

By Gerisssa Santos

Kids Say the Darndest Things: Crawford & Tender Years

By Vazken A.E. Zerounian



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Confronting the Coroner: The Admissibility of Autopsy Reports Post-Melendez-Diaz

By Sarah Clifton

If Machines Cannot be Cross Examined, What’s the Remedy? Analysis of the Testimonial Nature of Reports and Their Presentation at Trial

By María Libertad Montañez Concepción

Reasonable Suspicion In The Context Of Student Searches: Just How Reasonable Is Reasonable?

By Jason Rose



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Defending Against the Disclosure, Admission, and Credibility
of Cell Phone Tracking Data

By Courtney Montiero

Do Defendants Have a Privacy Interest in Their Cell Phone's Text Messages and E-mails?

By Juan A. Albino

Privacy Rights in a Modern World: How Satellite Images Permanently Change the Application of Fourth Amendment Privacy Laws

By Josey Rodriguez and Bobby Shui

Rape Shield Laws and Social Networking Websites:
Is There any Privacy Left to Protect?

By Bita Ashtari and Jan Thompson



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Crawford and Expert Testimony as Hearsay: A Practical Guide to Navigating the Uncertain Currents of Expert Testimony Under Crawford

By Dori Thompson and Andrew Westover

A Guide to Avoiding the Dangers in Allowing One Government Agent to Give Both Lay and Expert Testimony

By Carl Barkemeyer and Morgan Taylor

Guns Don't Kill - Games, Movies, Books and Songs Do: The Prosecution's Continued Quest to Blame Something Else

By Bethany Payton-O'Brien and Kathleen Pedro

Testimonial Business Records: A Post-Crawford Analysis

By Andew Caborn and Kevin Moran

Truth Loves Open Dealing: Confrontation Demands for Statements Made Outside the Traditional Police Interview

By Daniel O'Malley Caldieraro and Russell B. Pate