Washington Law Review

Articles from Vol. 89, No. 3, 2014

Drafting Agreements as an Attorney-Mediator: Revisiting Washington State Bar Association Advisory Opinion 2223
INTRODUCTIONIn 2012, the Washington State Bar Association's Rules of Professional Conduct Committee (the Committee) released Advisory Opinion 2223.1 The Committee drafted Washington State Bar Association Advisory Opinion 2223 (WSBA Advisory Opinion 2223)...
Keeping Up with Technology: Why a Flexible Juvenile Sexting Statute Is Needed to Prevent Overly Severe Punishment in Washington State
INTRODUCTIONIn 2008, a Pennsylvania District Attorney called a meeting with a number of teenagers and their parents in the community.1 The topic of discussion was a serious and sensitive one-child pornography. The District Attorney informed the parents...
Miller's Promise: Re-Evaluating Extreme Criminal Sentences for Children
INTRODUCTIONRecent psychosocial studies and neurological research have proven that the structures and processes of the adolescent brain render young people more reckless and more susceptible to negative familial and societal pressures.1 In a series of...
Outsourcing Corporate Accountability
INTRODUCTIONThe key problem for international business law in this new millennium is the effective regulation of the global, fragmented firm,1 Globalization has enabled corporate entities to span continents and establish dominions previously reserved...
Solving Jurisdiction's Social Cost
INTRODUCTIONIn recent years, the Supreme Court has reminded us that federal court subject-matter jurisdiction is both inflexible and unforgiving.1 It has stressed that the parties cannot consent to or waive jurisdictional requirements,2 and that federal...
The Legal Ethics of Real Evidence: Of Child Porn on the Choirmaster's Computer and Bloody Knives under the Stairs
INTRODUCTION"Do the right thing. " As a directive to a person who knowingly walks off the straight and narrow path, the aphorism may well serve as encouragement to get back on course. By reminding the actor of the highest ideals, she may recover the...
The Not So Speedy Trial Act
INTRODUCTIONIt is an idea as old, if not older, than Magna Carta: "justice delayed is justice denied/'1 That principle is a vital component of any equitable system of criminal justice. It is vital for a reason: delays in justice are destructive to defendants'...
This Is Your Sword: How Damaging Are Prior Convictions to Plaintiffs in Civil Trials?
INTRODUCTIONEmbedded in the law are strong beliefs about prior criminal convictions and their impact on a witness and a trial. In this Article, we describe the results of an experiment that explored the validity of those beliefs.The story the law tells...
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