NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL ON CRIMINAL AND CIVIL CONFINEMENT

VOLUME 19

WINTER 1993

NUMBER 1

LEAD ARTICLES

Mortal Friends and Enemies: Amici Curiae in Supreme Court Death Penalty Cases
James R. Acker

The Power to Confine: Private Involuntary Civil Commitment as State Action
Terri Keville

NOTE

Conviction and Imprisonment Despite Nondisclosure of Evidence Favorable to the Accused by the Prosecution: Standard of Materiality Reconsidered
Nicholas A. Lambros

CASE COMMENTS

Maryland v. Craig: The Collision of Policy and History
Timothy F. Cullen

Rehnquist Loses Battle but Wins War of Harmless Error: Arizona v. Fulminante
Daniel G. McAuley, Jr.

The Effect of Chapter 488 on Juvenile Law in the Commonwealth: A Knee-Jerk Reaction
Mary Beth Brennan

 

VOLUME 19

SUMMER 1993

NUMBER 2

LEAD ARTICLES

The Legacy of Rock v. Arkansas: Protecting Criminal Defendants’ Right to Testify in Their Own Behalf
Louis M. Holscher

Pretrial Release in the 1990s: Texas Takes Another Look at Nonfinancial Release Conditions
Peggy M. Tobolowsky & James F. Quinn

NOTES

Battered Woman Syndrome: Does the “Reasonable Battered Woman” Exist?
Steffani J. Saitow

The Right of the Mentally Ill to Refuse Antipsychotic Drugs During Trial
Jennifer L. Dixon

CASE COMMENTS

To Habe or Not to Habe: Curtailing the Writ of Habeas Corpus in McCleskey v. Zant
Martha Hallisey

Payne v. Tennessee: Overlooking Capital Sentencing Jurisprudence and Stare Decisis
Gary Casimir

Schad v. Arizona: Misuse of the General Verdict and the Demise of In re Winship
Todd J. Paglia