Seiner Cited in Ninth Circuit's Aguilar Decision
An article Professor Joe Seiner wrote for the Iowa Law Review was cited multiple times by the Chief Judge of the Ninth Circuit in handing down its en banc decision for Aguilar v Asarco LLC. Seiner's article, "Punitive Damages, Due Process, and Employment Discrimination" argues that the Constitutional limits for punitive damages established by the Supreme Court's Gore/Exxon decisions do not apply to employment discrimination cases.
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Professor Miller's EvidenceProf blog makes ABA's top 100
The American Bar Association has named a blog by University of South Carolina law professor Colin Miller among the top 100 legal blogs in the U.S. Editors of the ABA Journal selected Miller's EvidenceProf Blog for its annual Blawg 100 list, citing his savvy on the latest rulings regarding the admissibility of evidence in criminal cases, what lines in questioning should be permitted at criminal trials or differences between federal and state rules of evidence.
Stoughton: Trust is Police Officer's Greatest Protection
Professor Seth Stoughton was recently published in the New York Times' "Room for Debate" Opinion Page section, stating how the legal system can often erode the trust of the community, due to institutional obstacles that make it difficult to thoroughly investigate police misconduct. The op-ed was in response to the grand jury decision not to indict the Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the death of Michael Brown.