Day: April 17, 2008

  • Juror Misstatements of Law

    McDowell v. Calderon, 130 F.3d 833 (9th Cir. 1997), cert. denied, 523 U.S. 1103 (1998). Death sentence reversed where jury misunderstood instructions regarding what may be considered as mitigating evidence. But see Coleman v. Calderon, 525 U.S. 141 (1998), overruling McDowell to the extent Boyde analysis relied upon inconsistently from Brecht harmless error analysis requirements.

  • What is Interactive Media?

    What is Interactive Media? I am going to begin my essay with a brief definition of the phrase Interactive Media; “Interactive media is the integration of digital media including combinations of electronic text, graphics, moving images, and sound, into a structured digital computerised environment that allows people to interact with the data for appropriate purposes.…

  • Is Linux Ready for Prime Time?

    Late release dates. The serious security holes, software flaws, patches here, patches there, and we are paying for this? Some would say that it’s a necessary evil because Microsoft has monopolized the PC desktop and everyone must stay compatible. Others would argue that there are alternatives such as Mac, UNIX, or Linux and following the…