Volume 40.2 (2016-2017)

Trial Technique

Personal Credibility and Trial Advocacy

Kenneth J. Melilli


Applying the Deterrence Rationale of the Exclusionary Rule to the Good Faith Exception: A Way Forward

Steven N. Gosney

The Rule of Repose: Charting Its Course Through Alabama Law

Jill E. Evans

Revisiting “An Important Consequence of HIPAA: No More Ex parte Communications Between Defense Attorneys and Plaintiffs’ Treating Physicians”—An Examination of Alabama’s Experience with HIPAA’s Privacy Regulations

David G. Wirtes, Jr. and R. Edwin Lamberth


Student Comments

Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District:  How Much Benefit Is Enough When Evaluating the Educational Needs of Disabled Students in Federally-Funded Public Schools?

Holly T. Howell

United States v. Bravo-Fernandez: Can an Individual Be Tried a Second Time for Related Crimes After a Mixed Jury Verdict?

Allyson V. Swecker

Recent Developments

Arbitration Law—Can Employers Use Employment Contracts to Mandate Individual Arbitration, Thus Preventing Employees from Jointly Seeking Resolution?—D.R. Horton, Inc. v. NLRB, 737 F.3d 344 (5th Cir. 2013)

Charlie Hearn

Constitutional Law—A Court Exercising Equitable Jurisdiction’s Ability to Allow a Convicted Felon to Transfer His Ownership Interest in a Firearm to a Selected Third Party Without Violating § 922(g)(1)—Henderson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 1780 (2015)

Emma L. Sloan

Immigration Law—Are Undocumented Immigrants Being Used as an Excuse to Abridge the Right to Vote  by Immigrants, Minorities, and the Poor in States that Apply Strict Photo ID Voting Requirements?

Edward B. Garner III

Immigration Law—When Is a State Statute Divisible for the Purpose of Categorically Determining Removable Offenses?—Almanza-Arenas v. Lynch, 815 F.3d 469 (9th Cir. 2016)

Darcy O. Townsend