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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,” [...]


Alison Renteln’s Classic Study of the Relativity of Human Rights Norms; Adds New Foreword by Tom Zwart

A classic socio-legal study of the incompatibility and possible reconciliation of competing views of culture relativism and absolute fundamental human rights. It features prodigious research and insight that has often been cited by academics and human rights lawyers and activists over two decades. Originally published by Sage, the book is now available in Quid Pro’s Classics of the Social Sciences Series, in new eBook and paperback editions; it remains one of the foundational works in human rights.


Harvard Law Review’s May 2013 Symposium on Privacy & Tech; Issue Adds Articles on Administrative Review and the OIRA

The Harvard Law Review is offered in a digital edition, featuring active Contents, linked notes, active URLs in notes, and proper ebook formatting. The contents of Issue 7 include scholarly articles and student case notes, as well as an extensive Symposium on Privacy and Technology. Subjects include:
Article, “Agency Self-Insulation Under [...]


Lawrence Friedman’s novel of lawyer Frank May proves where there’s a will there’s a death

Frank May practices law, but not the glamorous kind. His bread and butter is the sedate sort—writing wills and handling estates. Or more to the point, handling heirs.
Even so, where there’s a will there’s a death. Try as he might, Frank just can’t avoid some of the more unsavory sides of human existence. And of [...]