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Mental Illness and Prison Reform

Mental Illness and Prison Reform

by Aaron Lawson Summary In New York State, “nearly one-third of…prisoners in solitary confinement have been diagnosed with either schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.”[1] Mentally ill prisoners fall into a vicious cycle where they are...

New Developments in Assisted Suicide Legislation

New Developments in Assisted Suicide Legislation

by Shannon Crane   This month, the California legislature passed the “End of Life Option” bill into law. This makes California the fifth state to legalize physician-assisted death by either legislative action or court...

New York Court of Appeals: Auqui v. Seven Thirty One Ltd. Partnership 0

New York Court of Appeals: Auqui v. Seven Thirty One Ltd. Partnership

This appeal addresses the preclusive effect of an administrative finding of fact.  The plaintiff, Jose Verdugo, was a food service deliveryman who was injured when a sheet of plywood fell from a building owned...

2011 Symposium: Predators, Porn and the Law: America’s Children in the Internet Era 0

2011 Symposium: Predators, Porn and the Law: America’s Children in the Internet Era

On April 9, 2011, the Syracuse Law Review hosted a symposium entitled “Predators, Porn and the Law: America’s Children in the Internet Era.”  Below is an expert from the program: From chat rooms to...

2006 Nuclear Iran Symposium 0

2006 Nuclear Iran Symposium

On October 26-27, 2006, the Syracuse Law Review and the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism co-sponsored a symposium entitled, “A Nuclear Iran: The Legal Implications of a Preemptive National Security Strategy.” Participants included...

Student Notes Selected for Publication in the 64th Volume 0

Student Notes Selected for Publication in the 64th Volume

Please join the Syracuse Law Review in congratulating the following 2L editorial members who were selected for publication in the 64th Volume of the Law Review. Workin’ on our Nite Moves: A Pole-Arized Application of...

2013-2014 Managing Board of Editors Elections

The Syracuse Law Review is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Managing Board of Editors. Seen below from top left: Jeffrey Monahan, Form and Accuracy Editor; Nicholas Cortese, Lead Articles Editor; Mark O’Brien, Editor-in-Chief; Alex...

Comment: Suffering in Silence: The Dark Side of Judging in 2013 0

Comment: Suffering in Silence: The Dark Side of Judging in 2013

This Comment is intended to show the dark side of judging.  This paper was written with the intent to provoke discussion about the very important topic of judicial security and internet safety.  The purpose...

Note: The Prosecution of Child Soldiers: Balancing Accountability with Justice 0

Note: The Prosecution of Child Soldiers: Balancing Accountability with Justice

I saw some other SBU [Small Boys Unit] boys coming closer to me with another small boy and the boy was crying, screaming.  He asked them, “What have I done?”  They didn’t say anything...

Article: From Peoria to Peru: NLRB Doctrine in a Social Media World 0

Article: From Peoria to Peru: NLRB Doctrine in a Social Media World

The National Labor Relations Board’s (the “NLRB” or “Board”) interest in social media issues has surprised many practitioners.  Over a nine-month period spanning the end of 2011 and beginning of 2012, the Board’s Acting...