Articles

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Convictions Based on Lies: Defining Due Process Protection, Penn State Law Review (2011)

The corrupting impact of false testimony on the justice system is profound and corrosive. The...

 

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Government Appeals in Criminal Cases: The Myth of Assymmetry, University of Cincinnati Law Review (2008)

This article challenges the myth that the government cannot protect the public interest because its...

 

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Credibility: A Fair Subject for Expert Testimony?, Florida Law Review (2007)

This article explores the ways in which experts can assist the jury to assess the...

 

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Strengthening the Criminal Defendant’s Right to Counsel, Villanova University Legal Working Paper Series (2007)

This article argues that the courts should recognize that defense counsel’s role is pivotal in...

 

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Double Jeopardy and Multiple Punishment: Cutting the Gordian Knot, Villanova University Legal Working Paper Series (2005)

Courts and commentators treat as axiomatic that the Double Jeopardy Clause protects against multiple punishment...

 

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Double Jeopardy Protection from Successive Prosecution: A Proposed Approach, Villanova University Legal Working Paper Series (2004)

The Double Jeopardy Clause of the United States Constitution protects criminal defendants against being repeatedly...

 

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Criminal Justice and Videoconferencing Technology: The Remote Defendant, Villanova University Legal Working Paper Series (2004)

This Article addresses the increasing use of videoconferencing to avoid bringing criminal defendants to court...

 

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Party Admissions in Criminal Cases: Should the Government Have to Eat Its Words?, Minnesota Law Review (2002)

As currently applied, evidence law gives the government an unfair advantage in criminal trials because...

 

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Prosecutorial Inconsistency, Estoppel and Due Process: Making the Prosecution Get Its Story Straight, California Law Review (2001)

Prosecutors sometimes exploit ambiguity in the evidence of a crime and assert inconsistent factual positions...

 
Plain Feel Doctrine, Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, Supplement II (1999)
 

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Female Delinquents: Defining Their Place in the Justice System, Wisconsin Law Review, Symposium: Juvenile Justice Reform (1996)
 

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The Jury: The Criminal Justice System's Different Voice, University of Cincinnati Law Review (1994)
 

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Supervision of the Grand Jury: Who Watches the Guardian, Washington University Law Quarterly (1990)
 

Books

Pennsylvania Evidence, 3rd ed. (with Leonard Packel) (2007)
 
Pennsylvania Evidence, 2nd ed. (Supplement 2005) (with Leonard Packel) (2005)