VOLUME 105 FIRST IMPRESSIONS
COMMENTARIES

"We Really (for the most part) Mean It!"

Richard D. Friedman

I closed my petition for certiorari in Hammon v. Indiana by declaring, " 'We really mean it!' is the message that lower courts need to hear, and that decision of this case can send."

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Beating Expectations

Robert P. Mosteller
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Refining Crawford

Andrew C. Fine
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Circling around the Confrontation Clause

Lisa K. Griffin
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The Case for Cautious Optimism

Joan S. Meier
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A Step Forward, or a Step Back?

Tom Lininger
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Still "Left in the Dark"

Anthony J. Franze & Jacob E. Smiles
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From Laredo to Fort Worth

Ellen D. Katz
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Strict in Theory, Loopy in Fact

Nathaniel Persily
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Cultural Compactness

Daniel R. Ortiz
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Some Clarity, More Uncertainty

Richard Briffault
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This Way to the Egress

Bernard Grofman
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Self-Defeating Minimalism

Adam B. Cox
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Anthony Kennedy's Blind Quest

Scot Powe & Steve Bickerstaff
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Souter Passant, Scalia Rampant: Combat in the Marsh

Samuel R. Gross
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Legitimizing Error

Rebecca E. Woodman
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The High Court Remains as Divided as Ever Over The Death Penalty

George H. Kendall
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The Revolution Enters the Court: The Constitutional Significance of Wrongful Convictions in Contemporary Constitutional Regulation of the Death Penalty

Jordan Steiker
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Putting the Guesswork Back Into Capital Sentencing

Sean D. O'Brien
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Stevens's Ratchet: When the Court Should Decide Not to Decide

Joel A. Flaxman
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