Rory Little Criminal Law

Rory Little is a Professor of Law at U.C. Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, a former clerk to Justices Stewart (ret.) and Brennan, and author of the American Bar Association’s “Annual Review of the Supreme Court’s Term, Criminal Cases.” He is also “Of Counsel” to the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery on discrete appellate matters.

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03.06.14 Opinion analysis: Justice Kagan writes a primer on aiding and abetting law
02.25.14 Opinion analysis: The Court narrowly limits a precedent allowing co-occupant objections to warrantless consent searches
11.14.13 Argument recap: Court seems poised to limit Georgia v. Randolph to “physically present” co-tenants
11.13.13 Argument recap: A likely win for the aider and abetter who lacks purpose
11.11.13 Argument preview: Law school hypos about criminal law mens rea
11.06.13 Opinion analysis: Court says more about federal habeas review than ineffective assistance in plea bargaining
10.09.13 Argument analysis: State seems likely to prevail in plea-bargaining case
10.07.13 A messy follow-up to Lafler and Frye: Can “fun” facts produce “good” law?
06.13.13 Opinion analysis: Court rules unanimously that federal judicial participation in guilty pleas is subject to harmless error review
06.12.13 Opinion analysis: Four differing views leave ex post facto doctrine muddled but the result for the Guidelines is clear
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