NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL ON CRIMINAL AND CIVIL CONFINEMENT

VOLUME 25

WINTER 1999

NUMBER 1

ARTICLES

An Ideological Approach to Excuse in Criminal Law
John L. Diamond

Victim Participation in the Criminal Justice Process: Fifteen Years After the President’s Task Force on Victims of Crime
Peggy M. Tobolowsky

COMMENT

State v. Ruane: Expanding Homicide and Creating Treacherous Traction for Inmates’ Liberty
William J. Parker

NOTES

Just How Many Times Does She Have to Say No? The Evolution of a Defendant’s Right to Access His Victim’s Rape Counseling Records in Massachusetts
Christine Burke

The Presidential System in Kenya: Does it Impede the Rights of the Accused, the Detained, and the Imprisoned?
Nisha M. Desai

The Gender Gap Argument: Exploring the Disparity of Sentencing Women to Death
Melinda E. O’Neil

“Lizzie’s Law”: Must We Choose Between the Rights of the Parent and Protecting the Child?
Jennifer E. Sims

Population at Risk for Criminal Liability Under Compassionate Use Acts
Raymond J. Walsh, Jr.

OPINION

Commonwealth v. Joseph O’Dell: Truth and Justice or Confuse the Courts? The DNA Controversy
Lori Urs

BOOK REVIEW

The Handbook of Crime and Punishment
Herbert Beigel

Judging Evil: Rethinking the Law of Murder and Manslaughter
Harry John Devereux

 

VOLUME 25

SUMMER 1999

NUMBER 2

SYMPOSIUM

ISSUES CONCERNING THE MENTALLY ILL

Insane Fear: The Discriminatory Category of “Mentally Ill and Dangerous”
Sherry F. Colb

Law, Ideology, and Critical Inquiry: The Case of Treatment Refusal for Incompetent Prisoners Awaiting Execution
Bruce A. Arrigo, Ph.D. & Christopher R. Williams

ARTICLE

Mercy in a Climate of Retributive Justice: Interpretations from a National Survey of Executive Clemency Procedures
Clifford Dorne, Ph.D. & Kenneth Gewerth, Ph.D.

COMMENTS

In re Hinnant: The Relevance of Competence in Interstate Extradition Proceedings
Eric H. Loeffler

United States v. O’Hagan: The “Classic” Misuse of the “Misappropriation” Theory
Michael J.T. McNally

City of Boerne v. Flores and Its Impact on Prisoners’ Religious Freedom
Mayu Miyashita

Kyles v. Whitley and the Price of Exculpatory Evidence
Jason R. Smith

Richardson v. McKnight: Are Private Prison Operators Engaged in State Action for the Purposes of 42 U.S.C. § 1983?
Robert Trant

NOTE

The Proper Standard of Review: Does Title IX Require “Equality” or “Parity” of Treatment When Resolving Gender-Based Discrimination in Prison Institutions?
Julie Kocaba