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Polygraph Exams in Sex-Offense Cases

By Kerry J. Bryson
October
2008
Article
, Page 528
Despite doubts about their reliability, polygraph exams are required in sex-offense cases. This article discusses the law.

The Naked Truth: Fourth Amendment Lessons from the Supreme Court

By Kerry J. Bryson
July
2007
Article
, Page 360
A review of recent home-search cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, including the Rettele "naked search" case from May.

The Illinois Post-Conviction Hearing Act Revisited

By Kerry J. Bryson
June
2006
Article
, Page 310
A review of recent statutory amendments to and supreme court decisions interpreting the Act.

Recent Miranda Rulings Complicate an Already Complex Standard

By Kerry J. Bryson
February
2005
Article
, Page 76
Last year, the US. and Illinois Supreme Courts issued Miranda opinions – and the issue remains as confusing as ever.

A Guide to the Illinois Post-Conviction Hearing Act

By Kerry J. Bryson
May
2003
Article
, Page 248
The Act allows prisoners to pursue claims neglected on direct appeal or based on facts not in the record.

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