Mistake, Ignorance, Expectation of Benefit, and the Modern Law of Confessions

George E. Dix and Richard H. Helmholz
This Article is an examination of the legal significance of several possible characteristics of a confessing defendant’s state of mind: his ignorance or mistake concerning the facts or the law relating thereto (whether influenced by affirmative and intentional deception by law enforcement authorities, by good faith promises and representations of such persons, or by other factors) and reliance upon expectations that he will in some way benefit from the confession.…

From New Deal Liberal to Supreme Court Conservative: The Metamorphosis of Justice Sherman Minton

David N. Atkinson and Edward A. Scallet
Justice Sherman Minton served on the Supreme Court from 1949 to 1956. He was the eighty-seventh person to sit on the Court and the first from the state of Indiana. While Minton clearly was not a Justice of major stature, his development from politician to jurist deserves study. Much of the evidence presented in this Article points to the value of a theory of judicial role in offering plausible explanations…

Commentary: Greek Legal History—Its Functions and Potentialities

Kathi Lynne Chestnut and Hans Julius Wolff
This is what I wish to discuss today. It involves the problems of what Greek legal history can achieve and where its limits are, and, at the same time, what methods and approaches will achieve results and what methods and approaches should be avoided.

Commentary: The Relationship of Antitrust Policy and Technological Progress

Steven H. Elizer and James T. Halverson
It is the purpose of this Commentary to explore, in a preliminary fashion, the relationship of antitrust policy and technological innovation and to suggest circumstances under which the antitrust laws may lend themselves to the enhancement of opportunities for technological change and progress.
Book Review

Review of “Federal Trial Handbook,” By Robert S. Hunter

Rachel F. Best and Ricahrd W. Sterling
Book Review

Review of “Judge Learned Hand and the Role of the Federal Judiciary,” By Kathryn Griffith

G. Michael Fenner and Thomas K. Lammert Jr.