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Music As a Matter of Law
(Harvard Law Review, 2018)
What is a musical work? Philosophers debate it, but for judges the answer has long been simple: music means melody. Though few recognize it today, that answer goes all the way back to the birth of music copyright litigation ...
Soft Law as Delegation
(Fordham International Law Journal, 2009)
This article examines one of the most important trends in international legal governance since the end of the Second World War: the rise of "soft law," or legally non-binding instruments. Scholars studying the design of ...
Quieting the Shareholders' Voice
(Southern California Law Review, 2016)
The integrity of shareholder voting is critical to the legitimacy of corporate law. One threat to this process is proxy “bundling,” or the joinder of more than one separate item into a single proxy proposal. Bundling ...
The End of Class Actions?
(Arizona Law Review, 2015)
In this Article, I give a status report on the life expectancy of class action litigation following the Supreme Court’s decisions in Concepcion and American Express. These decisions permitted corporations to opt out of ...
Justice Scalia and Class Actions: A Loving Critique
(Notre Dame Law Review, 2017)
Locking Up Our Own
(The Journal of Things We Like, 2017)
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America is a look at the recent history of African-American attitudes toward crime. In many ways the book is a codicil to Michelle Alexander’s well-known work, The New Jim ...
Survey Mode Effects on Valuation of Environmental Goods
(International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2011)
This article evaluates the effect of the choice of survey recruitment mode on the value of water quality in lakes, rivers, and streams. Four different modes are compared:bringing respondents to one central location after ...
State Criminal Appeals Revealed
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2017)
Every state provides appellate review of criminal judgments, yet little research examines which factors correlate with favorable outcomes for defendants who seek appellate relief. To address this scholarly gap, this paper ...
Customary International Law
(Michigan Journal of International law, 2016)
Contemporary international lawmaking is characterized by a rapid growth of “soft law” instruments. Interdisciplinary studies have followed suit, purporting to frame the key question states face as a choice between soft and ...
International Law in the Post-Human Rights Era
(Texas Law Review, 2017)
International law is in a period of transition. After World War II, but especially since the 1980s, human rights expanded to almost every corner of international law. In doing so, they changed core features of international ...