As a result of the Burger Court's seemingly inexorable relaxation of federal protection for criminal defendants, a number of state courts have continued to expand basic rights on state law grounds, thereby utilizing the adequate state ground doctrine to avoid further review by the Burger Court. Part II of this article will examine the evasion cases decided since March 1975. The prospects for continued evasion will be accessed in Part III.
Donald E. Wilkes Jr.,
The New Federalism in Criminal Procedure Revisited
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