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Photograph: Gillian Chadwick (left) and David Rubenstein.The Other Birthright Citizenship Question – Who Decides? by Gillian Chadwick & David S. Rubenstein | November 3, 2018
President Trump sparked a frantic response from advocates and scholars this week when he announced that he could terminate birthright citizenship for children of undocumented parents with an executive order. The bulk of that response has focused on the question of what the Constitution means with respect to birthright citizenship. The other question raised by Trump's assertion is structural: who gets to decide what the Constitution means with respect to birthright citizenship?

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Paging Constitutional Protections: Interrogating Vulnerable Suspects In Hospitals [People v. Sampson, 404 P.3d 273 (Colo. 2017)]

Bretton Kreifel | November 1, 2018 | Read this comment

Summary: In People v. Sampson, the Colorado Supreme Court held that a police interrogation of a suspect while he was receiving medical treatment for a stab wound in a hospital did not violate the suspect’s rights. In doing so, the Colorado Supreme Court allowed police to continue to use arguably coercive interrogation techniques. This appears to run counter to one of the goals of Miranda warnings, which is to ensure that statements made during an interrogation are voluntary.

Preferred Citation: Bretton Kreifel, Paging Constitutional Protections: Interrogating Vulnerable Suspects In Hospitals, 58 Washburn L.J. Online 25 (2018), http://washburnlaw.edu/wljonline/kreifel-interrogations

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Volume 58 Editor-in-Chief and Board

Congratulations to Jeremy E. Koehler, Washburn Law Journal Volume 58 Editor-in-Chief.