Yale Law Journal Symposium on Modern Civil Rights Law & Theory Honors, or Challenges, Bruce Ackerman

“Symposium: The Meaning of the Civil Rights Revolution” (Vol. 123, No. 8, June 2014) is, in effect, a new and extensive book of contemporary thought on civil rights, written by today’s leading voices on constitutional law. In February 2014, Yale Law Journal held a symposium marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s May 2014 Issue: Citizenship Via the Mother; Federal & Local Crime Enforcement; Bobbitt on Gilmore; and Appellate Injustice

The May 2014 issue of The Yale Law Journal features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:
* Article, “Illegitimate Borders: Jus Sanguinis Citizenship and the Legal Construction of Family, Race, and Nation,” by Kristin Collins
* Article, “Legitimacy and Federal Criminal Enforcement Power,” by Lauren M. Ouziel
* Feature, [...]

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Yale Law Journal Symposium: “Federalism as the New Nationalism”; Apr. 2014 also has articles on threatening war and on counting judicial votes

The April 2014 issue of The Yale Law Journal includes an extensive Feature that explores the idea of Federalism as the New Nationalism, with contributions by Jessica Bulman-Pozen (“From Sovereignty and Process to Administration and Politics: The Afterlife of American Federalism”), Heather Gerken (“An Overview,” “The Loyal Opposition”), Abbe Gluck (“Our [National] Federalism”), Alison LaCroix [...]

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Yale Law Journal, March 2014, Studies Shrinking Cities, Fund Managers, Moral Impact, & Pretrial Monitoring

The March 2014 issue of The Yale Law Journal features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. The contents for Volume 123, Number 5, include:
Articles:
The New Minimal Cities, by Michelle Wilde Anderson
The Separation of Funds and Managers: A Theory of Investment Fund Structure and Regulation, by John Morley
Essays:
The Moral [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s Jan. 2014 No. 4: Bankruptcy, Shareholder Governance, Prosecutorial Vindictiveness, and Crowding Out Effects

The January 2014 issue of The Yale Law Journal features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. The contents for Volume 123, Number 4, include:
• “Ice Cube Bonds: Allocating the Price of Process in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy,” by Melissa B. Jacoby & Edward J. Janger
• “The Evolution of Shareholder [...]

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Yale Law Journal, Dec. 2013, Analyzes Patent “Construction,” Agencies vs. Litigation, Sexual “Tops,” and Religious Value

The third issue of The Yale Law Journal’s Volume 123 (Dec. 2013) features articles on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:
•  Article, “The Interpretation-Construction Distinction in Patent Law,” by Tun-Jen Chiang & Lawrence B. Solum
•  Article, “Agencies as Litigation Gatekeepers,” by David Freeman Engstrom
•  Essay,”Tops, Bottoms, and Versatiles: What Straight Views [...]

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Yale Law Journal Nov. ‘13: Rise of Legislative History, Citizens United as a Press Case, and Mens Rea for Accomplices

The second issue of The Yale Law Journal’s Volume 123 features articles on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:
• Article, “Leviathan and Interpretive Revolution: The Administrative State, the Judiciary, and the Rise of Legislative History, 1890-1950,” by Nicholas R. Parrillo
• Essay, “Reconsidering Citizens United as a Press Clause Case,” Michael W. [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s first issue of Vol. 123 explores racial disparity in sentencing, gun control, unions, and special juries

This issue of The Yale Law Journal (Volume 123, No. 1, Oct. 2013) features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:

• Article, “Mandatory Sentencing and Racial Disparity: Assessing the Role of Prosecutors and the Effects of Booker,” by Sonja B. Starr & M. Marit Rehavi
• Article, “Firearm [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s Special Symposium: The Gideon Effect, 50 Years Later (Issue 8, June 2013)

This final issue of The Yale Law Journal’s Volume 122 features “Symposium: The Gideon Effect: Rights, Justice, and Lawyers Fifty Years After Gideon v. Wainwright.“ The year 2013 marks the golden anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Gideon v. Wainwright (1963), which established a constitutional right to counsel for criminal defendants. A [...]

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Yale Law Journal, May 2013: Zoning, Eminent Domain, Nudges to Paternalism, and Patents

The 7th issue of The Yale Law Journal features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:
• “City Unplanning,” by David Schleicher
• “Rethinking the Federal Eminent Domain Power,” by William Baude
• “Behavioral Economics and Paternalism,” by Cass R. Sunstein
• “The Continuum of Excludability and the Limits of Patents,” [...]

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Yale Law Journal, Apr. 2013: Rape-by-deception, abuse of property rights, civil rights lawyering, bankuptcy ride-through, and age & organ donors

The April 2013 issue of The Yale Law Journal (the 6th of Vol. 122, academic year 2012-2013) features new articles and essays on law, legal theory and policy by internationally recognized scholars.
Contents include an article analyzing rape-by-deception and the mythical idea of sexual autonomy, by Jed Rubenfeld; an essay on extortion and the principle of [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s March 2013 Issue Features Antitrust, Federalism, and Burden of Proof

This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the 5th of Vol. 122, academic year 2012-2013) features new articles and essays on law and legal history. Contents include:
• Article: “Commandeering and Constitutional Change,” by Wesley Campbell
• Article: “Parallel Exclusion,” by C. Scott Hemphill & Tim Wu
• Essay: “Reconceptualizing the Burden of Proof,” by Edward [...]

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Yale Law Journal, 2013, No. 4 Explores Second Amendment Analysis, Presidential Power to Appoint, Filibusters & Burqas

One of the world’s leading law journals is available as an eBook. This issue of the Yale Law Journal (the fourth of Vol. 122, academic year 2012-2013) features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:
• Article: Text, History, and Tradition: What the Seventh Amendment Can Teach Us [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s Dec. 2012 issue covers the disappearing civil trial, grading restaurants’ cleanliness, paying witnesses, the Confrontation Clause in lower courts, and targeted killings

One of the world’s leading law journals is available in quality ebook formats. This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the third of Volume 122, academic year 2012-2013) features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars.
Contents include:
• John H. Langbein, “The Disappearance of Civil Trial in the United States”
[...]

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Yale Law Journal Issue 2, Nov. 2012, features new articles by Karen Tani, Adrian Vermeule and Andrew Coan

One of the world’s leading law journals is available in quality ebook formats for ereader devices and apps. This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the second issue of Volume 122, academic year 2012-2013) features new articles and essays on law and legal theory, and in particular examines: the language of rights discourse, even before [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s 1st Issue of Academic Year 2012-2013 Examines Aggregation, Statutory Interpretation and Criminal Defense

One of the world’s leading law journals is available in quality ebook formats for ereader devices and apps. This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the first issue of Volume 122, academic year 2012-2013) features new articles and essays on legal theory, tort law, criminal defense representation, statutory interpretation, “branding” of celebrities and artists, and [...]

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Yale Law Journal for June 2012 examines opt-out provisions, evaluating legal assistance, and the conflict between consumer protection and antitrust policy

This June 2012 issue of Yale Law Journal features articles by Ian Ayers on opt-out provisions and rule-altering, by James Greiner and Cassandra Pattanayak on randomized evaluation in legal assistance, and by Joshua Wright on a conflict between antitrust policy and consumer protection. Student work explores pretrial dismissal, fair mandatory arbitration, fair notice provisions, and corporate purposes.

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Yale Law Journal issue 7 (May 2012) examines voting, redistricting, and due process

This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the 7th issue of Volume 121, academic year 2011-2012) features articles and essays by several notable scholars. Principal contributors include Richard Re and Christopher Re, Nathan Chapman and Michael McConnell, Bruce Cain, Christopher Elmendorf and David Schleicher, and Joseph Fishkin.
The May issue’s complete Contents are:
“Voting and Vice: Criminal [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s Issue 6 (April 2012) Studies WikiLeaks, Dissolving Cities, and the Interplay of Votes and Rights

This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the 6th issue of Volume 121, academic year 2011-2012, Apr. 2012) features articles and essays by several notable scholars. Principal contributors include Daryl Levinson (on votes and rights), Michelle Wilde Anderson (on dissolving cities), and Patricia Bella (on WikiLeaks and national security). The issue also features student contributions [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s March 2012 Issue Features Articles on Tax Discrimination and the 26th Amendment

This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the 5th issue of Volume 121, academic year 2011-2012) features articles and essays by several notable scholars. Principal contributors include Ruth Mason and Michael Knoll (an article on tax discrimination), and Michael Graetz and Alvin Warren, Jr. (a featured essay also analyzing tax discrimination, and in response). Student [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s Issue 4, January 2012, Features Kaplow on burdens of proof and essays on sovereign debt and bankruptcy

This issue of Yale Law Journal features articles and essays by several notable scholars. Principal contributors are Louis Kaplow (on burdens of proof and their reasons), Richard Schragger (on democracy and debt), and Anna Gelpern (on quasi-sovereign bankruptcy). Also features student contributions on guilty pleas and on voting rights.

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Yale Law Journal’s December 2011 Issue (No. 3): Masur on Patent Inflation and Gluck on Federalism in Health Reform

One of the world’s leading law journals is available in quality eBook formats for eReader devices and apps. This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the third issue of Volume 121, Dec. 2011, academic year 2011-2012) features articles on “patent inflation” and on implementing federal health care reform within a state under principles of federalism. [...]

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Yale Law Journal is available in quality ebook formats, starting with Oct. 2011 issue

One of the world’s leading law journals is now available in quality ebook formats for ereader devices and apps. This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the first issue of Volume 121, academic year 2011-2012) features new articles and essays on jurisprudence, tort law, and other areas of interest. Contributors include such noted scholars as Jules Coleman, Ariel Porat, and Mark Geistfeld. The issue also features student contributions on counter-terrorism and on felon disenfranchisement.

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Yale Law Journal Nov. 2011 Issue on International Law and Downsizing Government

This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the second issue of Volume 121, academic year 2011-2012) features articles on new ideas in enforcing international law, and on the role of incentives and disincentives under the idea of limited government. Contributors include the noted scholars Oona Hathaway, Scott J. Shapiro, Benjamin Ewing, and Douglas A. Kysar. The issue also features student contributions on sentencing guidelines and the historical argument for Presidential war powers.

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