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Canine Constables and the Fourth Amendment
Earlier this year, the Supreme Court issued two opinions regarding police officers’ use of drug detection dogs. In doing so, the Court not only weighed individual privacy rights against the government’s interest in law enforcement, it also revisited the analytical approaches underpinning its still-evolving Fourth Amendment jurisprudence.

Features

Charging Attorneys’ Fees: Where Should the Line Be Drawn?
Two Perspectives: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Focus On: Juror Bias
Criminal Background Checks of Prospective Jurors: Uncovering Unacceptable Juror Bias and Preventing Unnecessary Post Verdict Litigation
Focus On: Due Process of Law
Due Process of Law in Private Civil Litigation: Is There Anything New to Say About It? (Yes, There Is.)
“Bring Your Gun to Work” Laws and Workplace Violence Prevention
What are the requirements and limitations faced by employers seeking to protect employees from acts of violence that occur in the workplace?
Innovative Approaches to Managing Mass Toxic Tort Cases
For corporations, mass toxic tort litigation often heralds the arrival of negative publicity, shareholder anxiety, government investigations, and skyrocketing litigation costs. Fortunately, there are several strategies and proactive efforts that corporations can utilize to curtail the impacts of defending mass tort litigation.
Focus On: Expert Testimony
Are Judges in the Eleventh Circuit Seizing More Control?