Volume 27, Issue 2 (1997)
Table of Contents
Fifth Annual Sandra Day O'Connor Medal of Honor
A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O'Connor from an International Perspective
Elizabeth F. Defeis
Consideration as the Commitment to Relinquish Autonomy
Ctrl-Alt-Del: Rethinking Federal Computer Crime Legislation
Joseph M. Olivenbaum
Constitutional Law - Fourteenth Amendment - Due Process Clause Requires That a State Provide Fair Notice of the Magnitude of a Punitive Damages Award Assessed Against a Tortfeasor - BMW of N. Am., Inc. v. Gore, 116 S. Ct. 1589 (1996).
Thomas R. Calcagni
Due Process - Fundamental Fairness - State Statute Placing Upon the Defendant the Burden of Proving His Incompetence to Stand Trial on Criminal Charges by Clear and Convincing Evidence Violated Fourteenth Amendment Fundamental Due Process Rights - Cooper v. Oklahoma, 116 S. Ct. 1373 (1996).
Mark A. Sblendorio
Constitutional Law - Fourteenth Amendment - State-Created Procedural Due Process Liberty Interests Are Limited to Freedom from Restraint When Prison Regulations Do Not Unexpectedly Exceed the Sentence but Impose Hardship on the Inmate in Relation to Ordinary Incidents of Prison Life - Sandin v. Conner, 115 S. Ct. 2293 (1995).
Constitutional Law - Sovereign Immunity - Congress's Article I Powers May Not Abrogate State Sovereign Immunity Granted by the Eleventh Amendment and Ex Parte Young Is Inapplicable to Suits Brought Under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act - Seminole Tribe v. Florida, 116 S. Ct. 1114 (1996).
Colleen F. Walsh