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Harvard Law Review, Feb. 2015: changing rate of innocent incarceration, government as business, privileges & immunities, and early voting after Shelby

The Harvard Law Review, February 2015, is offered in a digital edition. Contents include:
• Article, “The Consequences of Error in Criminal Justice,” Daniel Epps
• Book Review, “Running Government Like a Business … Then and Now,” Jon D. Michaels
• Note, “International Norms and Politics in the Marshall Court’s Slave Trade Cases”
• Note, “Congress’s Power to Define [...]

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I Saw Them Die: historical and occasionally bizarre account from a WWI nurse

Shirley Millard’s harrowing and fascinating account of her MASH-like experience in WWI France gives insights she intends and many more that she does not. Reading it is an experience on several levels. One of the most fascinating personal accounts of the Great War from just behind the lines, first published in 1936, and updated by Prof. Elizabeth Townsend Gard.

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Book Club Questions for Aviva Orenstein’s 2016 novel Fat Chance

The main information page for this book is found here.
This page is dedicated to questions and themes raised by the novel, suggested for classroom use and, especially, book clubs. For more information and interaction with the author, contact Aviva at aorenste [at] indiana [dot] edu.
Discussion Questions for Fat Chance
1. Claire struggles with her weight and [...]

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Yale Law Journal, Jan.-Feb. ‘15, on jurisprudence’s end, cost-benefit analysis, Indian ‘commerce,’ & the Wonder Woman origins of the Frye test

The contents of Yale Law Journal’s January-February 2015 issue (Volume 124, Number 4) are:
Articles:
* “Cost-Benefit Analysis of Financial Regulation: Case Studies and Implications,”  John C. Coates IV
* “Beyond the Indian Commerce Clause,”  Gregory Ablavsky
Essays:
* “On Evidence: Proving Frye as a Matter of Law, Science, and History,”  Jill Lepore
* “The End of Jurisprudence,”  Scott Hershovitz
Notes:
* “Against [...]