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Articles From Kerry J. Bryson

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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