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    • Sherry, Suzanna (Chicago-Kent Law Review, 1988)
      As the recent Symposium in these pages indicated, the preliminary debate over the meaning of the ninth amendment is essentially over. Despite the diversity of views expressed in the Symposium, all but one contributor agreed ...
    • Sharfstein, Daniel J. (Yale Law Journal, 1998)
      Davis filed a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 suit pro se for the violation of his constitutional right to privacy, seeking $1.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages. The district court dismissed the claim sua sponte, relying on ...
    • Hans, G.S. (Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, 2021)
      Privacy and free speech are often described as oppositional forces. This Essay analyzes First Amendment jurisprudence emphasizing the ten years after Sorrell vs. IMS Health was decided in 2011. In this Essay, Hans ...
    • King, Nancy J., 1958- (Federal Sentencing Reporter, 2012)
      n 2007, researchers from the National Center for State Courts and Vanderbilt University Law School reported the findings from a study of litigation in 2384 randomly selected, non-capital habeas cases, approximately 6.5% ...
    • Schoenblum, Jeffrey (ACTEC Law Journal, 2021)
      This article identifies and details the emergence in an increasing number of states of a new trust law that rejects the fundamental tenets of traditional trust law. This alternative concept of the trust liberates the trustee ...
    • Schoenblum, Jeffrey (ACTEC Law Journal, 2021)
      This article identifies and details the emergence in an increasing number of states of a new trust law that rejects the fundamental tenets of traditional trust law. This alternative concept of the trust liberates the trustee ...
    • Hurder, Alex J. (Fordham Law Review, 1999)
      Nonlawyer legal assistance is a necessary ingredient of any plan for meaningful access to the courts. The American Bar Association Commission on Nonlawyer Practice found in 1995 "that as many as 70% to 80% or more of ...
    • Sitaraman, Ganesh; Wuerth, Ingrid Brunk (Harvard Law Review, 2015)
      The defining feature of foreign relations law is that it is distinct from domestic law. Courts have recognized that foreign affairs are political by their nature and thus unsuited to adjudication, that state and local ...
    • Cheng, Edward K.; Farmer, Scott J. (Green Bag 2D, 2013)
      Although the focus in this Article is moot court scoring, one can envision many other instances of law school assessment in which such a normalization problem arises. Law review competitions also involve different sets of ...
    • Sherry, Suzanna (Vanderbilt Law Review, 2016)
      This Article argues that the Erie doctrine should be normalized by bringing it into line with ordinary doctrines of federalism. Under ordinary federalism doctrines – such as the dormant commerce clause, implied preemption, ...
    • Swain, Carol M. (Carol Miller) (Houston Law Review, 1997)
      Minority representation itself should be viewed by the voting rights community as something much broader than the representation that takes place when voters and legislators share skin pigmentation. The Supreme Court and ...
    • Seymore, Sean B., 1971- (William and Mary Law Review, 2012)
      Failure is the basis of much of scientific progress because it plays a key role in knowledge building. In fact, negative results comprise the bulk of knowledge produced in scientific research. This is not a bad thing because ...
    • Stack, Kevin M. (Constitutional Commentary, 2010)
      You can't judge a President by his view of Article II. At the very least, only looking to a President's construction of Article II gives a misleading portrait of the actual legal authority recent Presidents have asserted. ...
    • Fitzpatrick, Brian T. (Fordham Law Review, 2020)
      In Part I of this Essay, I describe the problem of objector blackmail, why prohibiting side payments to objectors would be the best way to screen blackmail-minded objections from other objections, and why I did not think ...
    • Gervais, Daniel J. (Fordham Law Review, 2009)
      Because TRIPS introduced a high(er) level of intellectual property protection in a number of developing countries, it provides an opportunity to examine the impact of the introduction of (property) rights on a variety of ...
    • Rossi, Jim, 1965- (Columbia Law Review Sidebar, 2012)
      Linda Cohen and Matthew Spitzer's study, "The Government Litigant Advantage," sheds important light on how the Solicitor General's litigation behavior may impact the Supreme Court's decision making agenda and outcomes for ...
    • Gervais, Daniel J.; Judge, Elizabeth F. (Elizabeth Frances), 1966- (Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, 2009)
      Originality is a central theme in the efforts to understand human evolution, thinking, innovation, and creativity. Artists strive to be "original," however the term is understood by each of them. It is also one of the major ...
    • Ruhl, J. B.; Jewell, Michael J. (South Texas Law Review, 1991)
      This article assesses Congress' effort, through enactment of OPA, to meet the goals it stated in 1989. Part II provides an overview of the fragmented" condition of pre-OPA federal law addressing oil spills and an examination ...
    • O'Connor, Erin O'Hara, 1965-; Yarn, Douglas H. (Washington Law Review, 2002)
      This article chimes in on the current debate about the proper relationship between apology and the law. Several states are considering legislation designed to shield apologies from the courtroom, and mediators are increasing ...
    • Edelman, Paul H. (Journal of Legal Studies, 2002)
      There has been a spate of interest in the application of the Condorcet Jury Theorem to issues in the law. This theorem holds that a majority vote among a suitably large body of voters, all of whom are more likely than not ...