Jenna Neumann* Section 1226(c) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) requires federal detention of certain deportable noncitizens when those noncitizens leave criminal custody. ...

Alexandra Lane Reed* The international community finds itself today in the throes of the largest refugee crisis since World War II. As millions of refugees continue to flee violence and persecution at home, the ...

Megan DeMarco* Federal prosecutors routinely charge public officials with “extortion under color of official right” under a public-corruption statute called the Hobbs Act. To be prosecuted under the Hobbs Act, a ...

Julie Tanaka Siegel* In Colorado v. Connelly the Supreme Court held that police misconduct is necessary for an inadmissible confession. Since the Connelly decision, courts and scholars have framed the ...

Marissa Perry* This note proceeds as follows. Part I provides a summary of modern search incident to arrest doctrine. Part II compares the competing interpretations of the intersection of Rawlings and Knowles at ...

Mary Miller* After examining the source and scope of the court’s authority to review and accept or reject DPAs, this Note contends that the district courts correctly asserted review authority over the ...

Thomas Martecchini* Following a data breach, consumers suffer an increased risk of identity theft because of the exposure of their personal information. Limited protection by data-breach statutes has made it ...

Jennifer R. Turchyn* Congress enacted the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to encourage innovation, strengthen U.S. patents, and achieve greater uniformity with foreign patent systems. The America Invents Act ...

Joseph Clarke Celentino* In Crawford v. Washington, the Supreme Court announced a major change in Confrontation Clause doctrine, abandoning a decades-old framework that focused on the common law principles ...

Patrick A. Tighe* Numerous states have recently legalized recreational marijuana, which has created a burgeoning marijuana industry needing and demanding access to a variety of banking and financial services. Due, ...