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general/Constitutional Law

Batson is back

Jun. 9, 2017
By Laura Kelly, Mai Linh Spencer

For only the second time in over 25 years, the California Supreme Court has found that a peremptory challenge violated the constitutional prohibition against racial discrimination in jury selection.

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Courts diverge on commercial speech

Jun. 1, 2017
By Richard A. Samp

Recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions have granted ever-increasing First Amendment protection to commercial speakers. The 9th Circuit, however, seems to be moving in the opposite direction.

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Searching a probationer's electronic devices

Mar. 17, 2017
By Alison M. Tucher

Under what circumstances do the Constitution and case law allow warrantless searches of electronic devices owned by probationers or parolees? By Alison Tucher

general/Constitutional Law

Right to privacy and civil discovery

Dec. 19, 2016

Learn about the source of the right to privacy, the test for determining when discovery may be curtailed due to the right, and specific areas covered by the right. By Patricia M. Lucas and Gary Nadler