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Why the Sixth Amendment Right to Coun...

ABSTRACT: The Sixth Amendment provides defendants the right to confer with counsel before trial and during recesses....

Why the Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel Includes an Out-of-Court Interpreter
posted on: Jul 15, 2014 | author: Kate O. Rahel

Help! I Need Somebody (or Do I?): A D...

ABSTRACT: Police officers often engage in activity that extends beyond their role as criminal investigators. Whether...

Help! I Need Somebody (or Do I?): A Discussion of Community Caretaking and “Assistance Seizures” Under Iowa Law
posted on: May 5, 2014 | author: John W. Sturgis VII

Time for a Fresh Look at the “Undue H...

ABSTRACT: In 1978, Congress enacted 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(8), thereby restricting the availability of student-loan...

Time for a Fresh Look at the “Undue Hardship” Bankruptcy Standard for Student Debtors
posted on: May 5, 2014 | author: G. Michael Bedinger VI

Identifying Employers’ “Proxies” in S...

ABSTRACT: The Supreme Court’s companion decisions of Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth and Faragher v. City of...

Identifying Employers’ “Proxies” in Sexual-Harassment Litigation
posted on: May 5, 2014 | author: Curtis J. Bankers

“A Fair Day’s Pay for a Fair Day’s Wo...

ABSTRACT: In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) with the support of President Franklin D....

“A Fair Day’s Pay for a Fair Day’s Work”: Why Congress Should Amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to Include an Actual Time Test for Retroactive Damages
posted on: Mar 1, 2014 | author: Leslie E. Barron

Clash of Titans: Groupon v. The Model...

ABSTRACT: Daily deals, like those offered by Groupon and LivingSocial, have become a popular and highly effective...

Clash of Titans: Groupon v. The Model Rules of Professional Conduct
posted on: Mar 1, 2014 | author: Michael J. Conroy

Scrutiny Mutiny: Why the Iowa Supreme...

ABSTRACT: In 1990, the United States Supreme Court decided Employment Division v. Smith. The Smith decision...

Scrutiny Mutiny: Why the Iowa Supreme Court Should Reject Employment Division v. Smith and Adopt a Strict Scrutiny Standard for Free-Exercise Claims Arising Under the Iowa Constitution
posted on: Mar 1, 2014 | author: Michael D. Currie

Does Iowa’s Health Care External Revi...

ABSTRACT: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) established a federal external review process that...

Does Iowa’s Health Care External Review Process Replace Common-Law Rights?
posted on: Mar 1, 2014 | author: Wade S. Hauser

From the Police Precinct to Your Neig...

ABSTRACT: The Freedom of Information Act provides public access to government agency records. Agencies have...

From the Police Precinct to Your Neighbor’s Coffee Table: Limiting Public Dissemination of Mug Shots During an Ongoing Criminal Proceeding Under the Freedom of Information Act
posted on: Mar 1, 2014 | author: Whitney T. Martin

A Spoonful of Free Speech Helps the M...

ABSTRACT: For over a decade, drug manufacturers have maintained that Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) regulations...

A Spoonful of Free Speech Helps the Medicine Go Down: Off-Label Speech and the First Amendment
posted on: Feb 21, 2014 | author: Luke Dawson

Legislating for a New Age in Medicine...

ABSTRACT: Telemedicine (also referred to as telehealth or e-health) is the use of technology to connect patients and...

Legislating for a New Age in Medicine: Defining the Telemedicine Standard of Care to Improve Healthcare in Iowa
posted on: Feb 21, 2014 | author: Bradley J. Kaspar

Look to the States: How the State-Spe...

ABSTRACT: After Congress revised the Bankruptcy Code in 2005, courts have taken divergent views about how to apply 11...

Look to the States: How the State-Specific Interpretation Clarifies BAPCPA’s § 522 Ambiguity and Protects State Exemption Laws
posted on: Feb 21, 2014 | author: Kay E. Oskvig

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups A...

ABSTRACT: The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (“JOBS Act”), which became law in April 2012, made significant...

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act Takes the Bite Out of Sarbanes-Oxley: Adding Corporate Governance to the Discussion
posted on: Feb 21, 2014 | author: Stacie K. Townsend

Under the Guise of Reform: How Mariju...

ABSTRACT: Recent Supreme Court decisions have restricted a criminal defendant’s right to a jury trial. By setting the...

Under the Guise of Reform: How Marijuana Possession Is Exposing the Flaws in the Criminal Justice System’s Guarantee of a Right to a Jury Trial
posted on: Feb 21, 2014 | author: Taylor E. Whitten

Improving Access to Commercial Websit...

ABSTRACT: In 1990, Congress enacted the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)—one of the most comprehensive sets of...

Improving Access to Commercial Websites Under the Americans With Disabilities Act and the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act
posted on: Feb 21, 2014 | author: Courtney L. Burks

The SEC on a Forum Shopping Spree: SE...

ABSTRACT: In 2010, Congress passed the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd–Frank”) in...

The SEC on a Forum Shopping Spree: SEC Enforcement Power and Control Person Liability After Dodd-Frank
posted on: Feb 21, 2014 | author: Brianna L. Gates

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor...

ABSTRACT: Concentrated animal feeding operations (“CAFOs”) are prevalent throughout the nation and represent a...

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Living with Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
posted on: Feb 21, 2014 | author: Emily A. Kolbe

An Analysis of Facebook “Likes&...

ABSTRACT: Social media is an important part of our lives. The social media users’ ability to share his or her...

An Analysis of Facebook “Likes” and Other Nonverbal Internet Communication Under the Federal Rules of Evidence
posted on: Feb 21, 2014 | author: Molly D. McPartland

Determining the Proper Standard of Ca...

ABSTRACT: The circuit courts of appeals are currently divided as to the appropriate standard of causation required by...

Determining the Proper Standard of Causation to Support a Conviction Under 18 U.S.C. § 1347 When Healthcare Fraud “Results in Death”
posted on: Feb 21, 2014 | author: Laura A. Feldman

Fight Fraud Within Exemption: Advocat...

ABSTRACT: Under the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act’s (“ILSA”) exemption provisions, developers are not...

Fight Fraud Within Exemption: Advocating a Properly Tailored Interpretation of the § 1702 Evasion Clause of the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act
posted on: Feb 21, 2014 | author: Stephen A. Hench

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