Arthur Rizer – Directory of Law Review Papers
Arthur Rizer in the William Mitchell Law Review
On the front of its splendorous building the highest court in the land has written, “Equal Justice Under Law.” 1 The statement begs the question: equal justice for whom?
Arthur Rizer in the Harvard Law School National Security Journal
For years, many have argued that the United States’ addiction to oil is one of its greatest national security threats. This article explores the national security implications of energy dependence from both an environmental and a foreign threat perspective.
Arthur Rizer in the The CONSORTIUM ON GENDER, SECURITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
This essay discusses the connection between human trafficking and national security. The authors provide a brief history of trafficking law and a definition of “national security,” and explain how human trafficking is a threat to national security through its origins in unstable countries (on military, economic, and diplomatic levels).
Arthur Rizer in the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy
The Washington D.C. sniper attacks in the fall of 2002 saw the most recent shots fired in a battle that America has been waging for almost a century. Just days after the shootings, articles flooded the newsstands calling for additional gun control legislation.
Arthur Rizer in the Pepperdine Law Review
The scene played out in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington’ of the independent and moral-grounded Senator using the filibuster as his “line in the sand” against corruption is a romantic vision. The reality is that there is a darker side to the practice rooted in partisan motives and a disrespect for the rule of law
Arthur Rizer in The University of West Los Angeles Law Review
The phrase “Rule of Thumb” came from the time when a man was allowed to beat his wife, as long as the stick he used was not thicker than his thumb. 1 In modern times we have come to the understanding that women are not the “property” of their husbands.
Arthur Rizer in the University of Las Vegas School of Law Journal
On November 24, 2015, the St. Louis County Prosecutor, Robert McCulloch, announced that a grand jury did not return a true bill and issue an indictment against Officer Darren Wilson1 for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.2
Arthur Rizer in the Georgetown University
Yet a new threat is upon us – one that is a greater danger to the American way of life than the Mujahideen foot-soldier who is 7,500 miles from our borders.
Art Rizer in the Indiana Law Journal
“We are a nation of laws, not men.” This motto—made famous by the Supreme Court case Marbury v. Madison1—has existed since the founding of the United States. This maxim embodies the sentiment that, in order to prevent tyranny, citizens should be governed by fixed law rather than the whims of a dictator.
Arthur Rizer in the Willamette Law Review
If the United States is the military Goliath around the world, then improvised explosive devices (IEDs)—homemade landmines1—are the smooth stones that have brought the giant to its knees. IEDs are responsible for 69% of all combat wounded in Iraq, and 53% of those wounded in Afghanistan.
Arthur Rizer in the Catholic University Law Review
Almost immediately after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the United States and the European Union (EU) started a battle over Passenger Name Records (PNR). After the attacks, the United States began to assign risk-assessment ratings to all travelers entering and exiting the country. As part of this risk assessment, the United States gathered passenger information, in the form of PNRs, from airline records.