LUIS V. UNITED STATES: PROTECTING THE SIXTH AMENDMENT RIGHT TO COUNSEL WHEN A WHITE COLLAR CRIMINAL DEFENDANT’S ASSETS ARE FROZEN

Staff member, Taylor J. Essner, examines the impact of the Supreme Court’s recent decision, Luis v. US, to protect white collar criminal defendants’ Sixth Amendment right to counsel with regards to access to certain untainted assets. Continue Reading →

STATE V. ROBINSON: NON-VIOLENT FELONS ARRESTED PRIOR TO THE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT V CAN BE CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL FIREARM POSSESSION

Mallory Stumpf analyzes the Missouri Supreme Court decision, State v. Robinson, and its’ impact on non-violent felons right to bear arms. Continue Reading →

MISSOURI V. CLAY: THE MISSOURI SUPREME COURT’S FAILURE TO PROPERLY RESTRICT NON-VIOLENT FELONS RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS

Staff member Steven Levitt proposes an alternative test that the Missouri Supreme Court should use when determining restrictions placed on non-violent felons’ right to bear arms. Continue Reading →