Volume 41 Issue 4


Volume 41 Summer 2010 Number 4

introduction
INTRODUCTiON Robert F. Williams 847
foreward
OUT FROM UNDER THE SHADOW OF THE FEDERAL
CONSTITUTION: AN OVERLOOKED AMERICAN
CONSTITUTIONALISM
Christian G. Fritz 851
articles
THE IRONY OF COMPREHENSIVE STATE CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM Vladimir Kogan 881
JUDICIAL FEDERALISM AND THE PROTECTION OF
FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS IN ARGENTINA 
Antonio M. Hernandez 907
Book Review
RANDOM HETEROGENEOUS MATERIALS? THE ROBERT WILLIAMS BOOK, NEWS FROM FLORIDA, THE STUFF OF STATE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW RECONCEIVED Patrick O. Gudridge 931
developments in state constitutional law: 2010
CONFRONTATION CLAUSE AND JUDICIAL RULE-MAKING—DEFENDANTS’ RIGHT TO CONFRONT WITNESSES AGAINST THEM WAS VIOLATED BY AN EX PARTE, IN CAMERA HEARING; THE NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT SHOULD NOT UNILATERALLY ADOPT A FORFEITURE-BY- WRONGDOING EXCEPTION TO THE HEARSAY RULES THROUGH ITS JUDICIAL RULE-MAKING AUTHORITY. STATE v. BYRD, 967 A.2D 286 (N.J. 2009). Christian Baillie 967
RIGHT OF PRIVACY— CITIZENS’ RIGHT TO FLY HIGH NOT YET RIPE FOR REVIEW ACCORDING TO ALASKA SUPREME COURT. STATE v. AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF ALASKA, 204 P.3D 364 (ALASKA 2009). Zoha Barkeshli 993
SEARCH AND SEIZURE—DO INDIVIDUALS HAVE A REASONABLE EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY IN THE CONTENTS OF THEIR TRASH? BAREKMAN v. STATE, 200 P.3D 802 (WYO. 2009) Keith S. Carmy 1009
THOROUGH AND EFFICIENT EDUCATION—AN ACT ENDING WEALTH- BASED SCHOOL FUNDING IN NEW JERSEY IS CONSTITUTIONAL. ABBOTT EX REL. ABBOTT v. BURKE, 971 A.2D 989 (N.J. 2009) Jessica Corbett 1027
PUBLIC FUNDING FOR EDUCATION—VOUCHER PROGRAMS THAT INDIRECTLY APPROPRIATE PUBLIC MONEY TO PRIVATE OR SECULAR SCHOOLS ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL IN ARIZONA. CAIN v. HORNE, 202 P.3D 1178 (ARIZ. 2009). Eric S. Gibbs 1053
THE RIGHT TO COUNSEL—THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT OF MASSACHUSETTS SETS A ROADMAP FOR THE FORFEITURE OF RIGHT TO COUNSEL. COMMONWEALTH v. MEANS, 907 N.E.2D 646 (MASS. 2009). Christine McDevitt 1063
SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY—KENTUCKY’S IMMUNITY DOCTRINE ONCE AGAIN TRUMPS CITIZENS’ RIGHT TO SUIT. CANEYVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT v. GREEN’S MOTORCYCLE SALVAGE, INC., 286 S.W.3D 790 (KY. 2009). Christopher N. McGann 1079
SPEECH IN DEBATE CLAUSE⎯THE RHODE ISLAND SUPREME COURT REFUSES TO READ AN IMPLIED EXCEPTION INTO THE SPEECH IN DEBATE CLAUSE. IRONS v. RHODE ISLAND ETHICS COMM’N, 973 A.2D 1124 (R.I. 2009). James Mure 1099
FREEDOM OF RELIGION—EXTENDING THE MINISTERIAL EXCEPTION TOO FAR ALLOWS RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST THEIR EMPLOYEES. COULEE CATHOLIC SCHS. v. LABOR & INDUS. REVIEW COMM’N, 768 N.W.2D 868 (WIS. 2009). Brigid C. O’Neill 1121
RIGHT TO COUNSEL— NICHOLS V. UNITED STATES REVISITED: THE USE OF UNCOUNSELED MISDEMEANORS IN RECIDIVISM STATUTES AND SENTENCING GUIDELINES. STATE v. KELLY, 999 SO. 2D 1029 (FLA. 2008). Sean M. Rochford 1139
ADEQUACY IN PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING—MISSOURI’S PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING FORMULA DOES NOT VIOLATE THE MISSOURI CONSTITUTION. COMM. FOR EDUC. EQUAL. V. STATE, 294 S.W.3D 477 (MO. 2009) (EN BANC). Matthew Sykes 1173
PROCEDURAL DUE PROCESS—THE RIGHT TO REPUTATION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE: THE NEW HAMPSHIRE SUPREME COURT CREATES A LIBERTY INTEREST IN A PERSON’S REPUTATION PROTECTED BY THE DUE PROCESS CLAUSE OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION AND EXTENDS THE PROTECTION TO COMPETENCY DETERMINATIONS. STATE v. VEALE, 972 A.2D 1009 (N.H. 2009). Benjamin S. Teris 1191
EQUAL PROTECTION—SUPREME COURT OF IOWA INVALIDATES A STATE STATUTE LIMITING CIVIL MARRIAGE TO A UNION BETWEEN A MAN AND A WOMAN. VARNUM v. BRIEN, 763 N.W.2D 862 (IOWA 2009). Michele C. Ventura 1205