Enactments Altering or Reallocating Elected Officials' Powers Do Not Directly Relate to or Affect Voting and Are Therefore Not Subject to Judicial or Administrative Preclearance under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Sharon N. Humble
The Filing of an Indictment against a Criminal Defendant Activates His Sixth Amendment Right to a Speedy Trial, Notwithstanding the Fact that the Defendant Had No Knowledge of the Indictment Until the Time of His Arrest.
Ronna A. Laidley
Consent Decrees Resulting from Institutional-Reform Litigation May Be Modified upon Showing a Significant Change in Law or Fact and a Modification Appropriately Tailored to that Change.
Christy J. Lindsay
Criminal Trespass and the Exclusionary Rule in Texas.
Paul R. Stone and Henry De La Garza