Punishing words

John Stinnedford BY TROY HILLIER (2L) What is the phrase that best sums up Levin College of Law Assistant Professor John Stinneford’s scholarship? “Cruel and unusual.” Stinneford’s scholarship has centered largely on the cruel and unusual punishments clause of the

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Keeping trade secrets

Elizabeth Rowe Associate Professor of Law By LINDY MCCOLLUM-BROUNLEY What do the Coca-Cola formula, Google’s search engine algorithm, and Kentucky Fried Chicken’s Original Recipe have in common? All are highly guarded trade secrets — confidential, mission-critical business information that gives

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Class Notes Fall 2010

Hon. Donald D. Slesnick II (JD 68), mayor of Coral Gables, received the Friend of Foreign Service Medal from Taiwanese representatives “in recognition of his remarkable contribution to the friendship between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the United States

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The Three Rs

It’s about sustainability for Veronica Roof (JD 06). From her career as a solid waste management consultant to her decision to attend law school, she believes it always pays to think about how things will look down the road. On

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Representational competence

Professor argues courts should give criminal defendants greater opportunity to represent themselves By Kara Carnley-Murrhee While attempting to steal shoes form a downtown Indianapolis department store in July 1999, Ahmad Edwards fired three gunshots at a security officer, grazing him

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