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Jay Jacobs’ novel-like The Widow Wave offers exciting account of wrongful death trial from shipwreck

Will anyone ever know what happened to the Aloha, a sport fishing boat that vanished with all onboard in the Pacific off San Francisco’s coast? ‘Knowing’ may be a complex, inexact business. There’s real truth and then there’s courtroom truth; a jury’s verdict may or may not approach what actually happened. Nor can someone reading about [...]

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Yale Law Journal, Dec. 2014: Rules about Rules, Constitutional Enumeration, and Too Much Democracy?

The December 2014 issue of The Yale Law Journal (the third of academic year 2014-2015) features new articles on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:
• Article, “The Limits of Enumeration,” by Richard Primus
• Article, “Rules Against Rulification,” by Michael Coenen
• Feature, “Romanticizing Democracy, Political Fragmentation, and the Decline of American Government,” [...]

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Harvard Law Review, Dec. 2014: Are Supreme Court Opinions Final? Also: Laws of Capitalism, Citizens United, Bondage & Data Mining

The Harvard Law Review is offered in a digital edition for ereaders. The contents of Issue 2 include:
• Article, “The (Non)Finality of Supreme Court Opinions,” by Richard J. Lazarus
• Book Review, “The Laws of Capitalism,” by David Singh Grewal
• Note, “Citizens United at Work: How the Landmark Decision Legalized Political Coercion in the Workplace”
• [...]

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New University of Chicago Law Review, #4, on tax law, insurance risk, constitutions, and contract theory

The fourth issue of 2014 features articles and essays from recognized legal scholars, as well as extensive student research. Contents include:
Articles:
• The Legal Salience of Taxation, by Andrew T. Hayashi
• Tax-Loss Mechanisms, by Jacob Nussim & Avraham Tabbach
• Regulating Systemic Risk in Insurance, by Daniel Schwarcz & Steven L. Schwarcz
• American Constitutional Exceptionalism Revisited, by [...]