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Submissions from 2011

Arrest Efficiency and the Fourth Amendment, L. Song Richardson 95 Minn. L. Rev. 2035 (2011)

The Collection Gap: Underenforcement of Corporate and White-Collar Fines and Penalties, Ezra Ross and Martin Pritikin 29 Yale L. & Pol'y Rev. 453 (2011)

Transnational Recursivity Theory: A Review Essay of Halliday & Carruthers' Bankrupt, Gregory C. Shaffer 9 Socio-Econ. Rev. 371 (2011)

Criminalizing Cartels: A Global Trend?, Gregory C. Shaffer and Nathaniel H. Nesbitt 12 Sedona Conf. J. 313 (2011)


Hard Versus Soft Law In International Security, Gregory C. Shaffer and Mark A. Pollack

Interpretation and Institutional Choice at the WTO, Gregory C. Shaffer and Joel Trachtman 52 Va. J. Int'l L. 103 (2011)

When is Negligent Inadvertence Culpable? Introduction to Symposium, Negligence in Criminal Law and Morality, Kenneth W. Simons 5 Crim. L. Phil. 97 (2011)


Our Institutional Commitment to Teach about the Legal Profession, Ann Southworth and Catherine L. Fisk

Political Lawyers: The Structure of a National Network, Ann Southworth, Anthony Paik, and John P. Heinz 36 Law & Soc. Inquiry 892 (2011)

Freedom from Violence: Using the Stages of Change Model to Realize the Promise of Civil Protection Orders, Jane K. Stoever 72 Ohio St. L.J. 303 (2011)


The Academic Law Library in the 21st Century: Still the Heart of the Law School, Beatrice A. Tice

Shenmo Shi Falu Fuquan? Guoji Falu Hezuo De Quanli Yu Jiejin Zhengyi (What is Legal Empowerment? International Legal Development Cooperation and Access to Justice), Benjamin van Rooij

The Evolving Forum Shopping System, Christopher A. Whytock 96 Cornell L. Rev. 481 (2011)

Forum Non Conveniens and the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, Christopher A. Whytock and Cassandra Burke Robertson 111 Colum. L. Rev. 1444 (2011)

Submissions from 2010

Blues Lives: Promises and Perils of Musical Copyright, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa 27 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 573 (2010)

Financial Firewalls: The Credit Crisis and Network Contagion, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa 4 Entrepreneurial Bus. L.J. 305 (2010)

Networks, Risk, and Financial Market Regulation, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa 29 J. Fin. Transformation 71 (2010)

Risky Business: The Credit Crisis and Failure, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa 104 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 398 (2010)

YouTube, UGC, and Digital Music: Competing Business and Cultural Models in the Internet Age, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa 104 Nw. U. L. Rev. 431 (2010)

Comment: Racial Paradox in a Law and Society Odyssey, Mario L. Barnes 44 Law & Soc'y Rev. 469 (2010)

A Post–Race Equal Protection, Mario L. Barnes, Erwin Chemerinsky, and Trina Jones 98 Geo. L.J. 967 (2010)


Authorization and Governance in Virtual Worlds, Dan L. Burk 15 First Monday (2010)

Cybermarks, Dan L. Burk 94 Minn. L. Rev. 1375 (2010)

Materiality and Textuality in Digital Rights Management, Dan L. Burk 27 Computers & Composition 225 (2010)

Assisted Migration: Redefining Nature and Natural Resource Law Under Climate Change, Alejandro E. Camacho 27 Yale J. on Reg. 171 (2010)

Reassessing Conservation Goals in a Changing Climate, Alejandro E. Camacho, Holly Doremus, Jason S. McLachlan, and Ben A. Minteer 26 Issues Sci. & Tech. 21 (2010)


Collaborative Planning and Adaptive Management in Glen Canyon: A Cautionary Tale, Alejandro E. Camacho, Lawrence E. Susskind, and Todd Schenk 35 Colum. J. Envtl. L. 1 (2010)


Border Exceptionalism in the Era of Moving Borders, Jennifer M. Chacon 38 Fordham Urb. L.J. 129 (2010)


Tensions and Trade-Offs: Protecting Trafficking Victims in the Era of Immigration Enforcement , Jennifer M. Chacon


A Diversion of Attention? Immigration Courts and the Adjudication of Fourth and Fifth Amendment Rights, Jennifer M. Chacón

A Progressive Visionary: Stephen Reinhardt and the First Amendment, Erwin Chemerinsky 120 Yale L.J. 515 (2010)


The Future of the First Amendment, Erwin Chemerinsky 46 Willamette L. Rev. 623 (2010)


The Roberts Court and Criminal Procedure at Age Five, Erwin Chemerinsky 43 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 13 (2010)


Two Cheers for State Constitutional Law, Erwin Chemerinsky 62 Stan. L. Rev. 1695 (2010)


A Collision of Authority: The U.S. Constitution and Universal Jurisdiction, Erwin Chemerinsky, Mary Ellen O'Connell, and Jeremy Rabkin 9 Rich. J. Global L. & Bus. 307 (2010)

Lawyering for Marriage Equality, Scott Cummings and Douglas NeJaime 57 UCLA L. Rev. 1235 (2010)

Book Review – Mike Hume, Why We Disagree About Climate Change: Understanding Controversy, Inaction and Opportunity, Joseph F.C. DiMento 10 Global Envtl. Pol. 160 (2010)

The Jurisdiction of the Writers Guild to Determine Authorship of Movies and Television Programs, Catherine L. Fisk 48 Eng. Language Notes 15 (2010)


The Role of the Judiciary When the Agency Confirmation Process Stalls: Thoughts on the Two-Member NLRB and the Questions the Supreme Court Should Have, But Didn’t, Address in New Process Steel, L.P. v. NLRB, Catherine L. Fisk

The Role of the Judiciary When the Confirmation Process Stalls: Thoughts on the Two-Member National Labor Relations Board, Catherine L. Fisk 5 Fla. Int'l U. L. Rev. 593 (2010)

Marketing and Selling Transnational ‘Judges’ and Global ‘Experts’: Building the Credibility of (Quasi)Judicial Regulation, Bryant G. Garth and Yves Dezalay 8 Socio-Econ. Rev. 113 (2010)

Election Administration Reform and the New Institutionalism, Richard L. Hasen 98 Calif. L. Rev. 1075 (2010)

The Benefits of the Democracy Canon and the Virtues of Simplicity: A Reply to Professor Elmendorf, Richard L. Hasen 95 Cornell L. Rev. 1173 (2010)

You Don’t Have to be a Structuralist to Hate the Supreme Court’s Dignitary Harm Election Law Cases, Richard L. Hasen 64 U. Miami L. Rev. 465 (2010)

Aggressive Enforcement of the Single Subject Rule, Richard L. Hasen and John G. Matsusaka 9 Election L.J. 399 (2010)

Lawrence and Shaputis and Their Impact on Parole Decisions in California, Carrie Hempel 22 Fed. Sent'g Rep. 176 (2010)

The Sum of Its Parts: Reforming Charitable Donations of Partial Interests, Sarah B. Lawsky 64 Tax L. Rev. 37 (2010)


Rationality Analysis in Antitrust, Christopher R. Leslie

The Discursive Failure in Comparative Tax Law, Omri Y. Marian 58 Am. J. Comp. L. 415 (2010)

Compromise, Negotiation and Morality, Carrie Menkel-Meadow 26 Negot. J. 483 (2010)

New Entrants Bring New Questions, Douglas NeJaime 19 L. & Sexuality 181 (2010)

Life After Debt: Understanding the Credit Restraint of Bankruptcy Debtors, Katherine Porter 18 Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev. 1 (2010)


Saving Up for Bankruptcy, Katherine M. Porter and Ronald J. Mann 98 Geo. L.J. 289 (2010)


The Copyright Principles Project: Directions for Reform, R. Anthony Reese 25 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 1175 (2010)

Preparing for Climate Change in Washington State, Michael Robinson-Dorn, Lara C. Whitely Binder, Jennifer Krencicki Barcelos, Derek B. Booth, Meriel Darzen, Marketa McGuire Elsner, Richard Fenske, Thomas F. Graham, Alan F. Hamlet, John Hodges-Howell, J. Elizabeth Jackson, Catherine Karr, Patrick W. Keys, Jeremy S. Littell, Nathan Mantua, Jennifer Marlow, Don McKenzie, Eric A. Rosenberg, Chaudio O. Stöckle, and Julie A. Vano 102 Climatic Change 351 (2010)

Dworkin's Two Principles of Dignity: An Unsatisfactory Nonconsequentialist Account of Interpersonal Moral Duties, Kenneth W. Simons 90 B.U. L. Rev. 715 (2010)

Retributivism Refined - Or Run Amok?, Kenneth W. Simons 77 U. Chi. L. Rev. 551 (2010)

NRC Should Perform Non-Proliferation Assessment of Laser Enrichment Technology, Francis Slakey and Linda R. Cohen 39 Physics & Soc'y 15 (2010)

Stop Laser Uranium Enrichment, Francis Slakey and Linda R. Cohen 464 Nature 32 (2010)

Greeining Industry Without Enforcement? An Assessment of the World Bank's Pollution Regulation Model for Developing Countries, Benjamin van Rooij 32 Law & Pol'y 127 (2010)

The People vs. Pollution: Understanding Citizen Action Against Pollution in China, Benjamin van Rooij 19 J. Contemp. China 55 (2010)

Zhifa Queshi Kunjingzhong De Lvse Gongye, Dui Shije Yinhang De Fazhanzhongguojia Wuran Jianguan Moshi Zhi Pingqian (Greening Industry Without Enfrocement: A Critical Look at the World Bank Model for Pollution Regulation in Developing Countries), Benjamin van Rooij 32 Law & Pol'y 127 (2010)

Fragile Convergence: Understanding Variation in the Enforcement of China's Industrial Pollution Law, Benjamin van Rooij and Carlos Wing-Hung Lo 32 Law & Pol'y 14 (2010)

Reorienting Regulation: Pollution Enforcement in Industrializing Countries, Benjamin van Rooij, Lesley K. McAllister, and Robert A. Kagan 32 Law & Pol'y 1 (2010)

Private-Public Interaction in Global Governance: The Case of Transactional Commercial Arbitration, Christopher A. Whytock 12 Bus. & Pol. Article 10 (2010)

Submissions from 2009

Financial Markets and Networks – Implications for Financial Market Regulation, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa 78 U. Cin. L. Rev. 613 (2009)

Trading Places: Securities Regulation, Market Crisis, and Network Risk, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-01, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 09-01 (2009)

Vultures, Hyenas, and African Debt: Private Equity and Zambia, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa 29 Nw. J. Int'l L. & Bus. 643 (2009)


The Disparate Treatment of Race and Class in Constitutional Jurisprudence, Mario L. Barnes and Erwin Chemerinsky

Courts and the Patent System, Dan L. Burk and Mark A. Lemley 32 Regulation 18 (2009)

Fence Posts or Sign Posts? Rethinking Patent Claim Construction, Dan L. Burk and Mark A. Lemley 157 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1743 (2009)


Fence Posts or Sign Posts - Rethinking Patient Claim Construction, Dan L. Burk and Mark A. Lemley


Trademarks and the Boundaries of the Firm, Dan L. Burk and Brett H. McDonnell


Adapting Governance to Climate Change: Managing Uncertainty Through a Learning Infrastructure, Alejandro E. Camacho 59 Emory L.J. 1 (2009)

Multidimensional Evaluation of Managed Relocation, Alejandro E. Camacho and David M. Richardson 106 Proceedings Nat'l Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 9721 (2009)


Managing Migration through Crime, Jennifer M. Chacón 109 Colum. L. Rev. Sidebar 135 (2009)

An Overview of the October 2007 Supreme Court Term, Erwin Chemerinsky 25 Touro L. Rev. 541 (2009)

Civil Liberties and the War Terror: Seven Years After 9/11 History Repeating: Due Process, Torture and Privacy During the War on Terror, Erwin Chemerinsky 62 SMU. L. Rev. 3 (2009)


Foreword: Why Write?, Erwin Chemerinsky 107 Mich. L. Rev. 881 (2009)

Marvin Anderson Lecture – Losing Faith: The Supreme Court and the Abandonment of the Adjudicatory Process, Erwin Chemerinsky 60 Hastings L.J. 1129 (2009)


Moving to the Right, Perhaps Sharply to the Right, Erwin Chemerinsky 12 Green Bag 2D 413 (2009)


No Warrant for Radical Change: A Response to Professors George and Guthrie, Erwin Chemerinsky

No Warrant for Radical Change: A Response to Professors George and Guthrie, Erwin Chemerinsky 58 Duke L.J. 1691 (2009)


Teaching that Speech Matters: A Framework for Analyzing Speech Issues in Schools, Erwin Chemerinsky 42 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 825 (2009)

The Constitution and National Security, Erwin Chemerinsky 25 Touro L. Rev. 577 (2009)


The Meaning of Bush v. Gore: Thoughts on Professor Amar’s Analysis, Erwin Chemerinsky 61 Fla. L. Rev. 969 (2009)

The Second Amendment and Gun Control, Erwin Chemerinsky 25 Touro L. Rev. 695 (2009)


Tucker Lecture, Law and Media Symposium, Erwin Chemerinsky

Unpleasant Speech on Campus, Even Hate Speech, is a First Amendment Issue, Erwin Chemerinsky 17 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 765 (2009)


Unpleasant Speech on Campus, Even Hate Speech, Is a First Amendment Issue, Erwin Chemerinsky

Why Not Clinical Education?, Erwin Chemerinsky 16 Clinical L. Rev. 35 (2009)

Fourth Amendment Stops, Arrests and Searches in the Context of Qualified Immunity, Erwin Chemerinsky and Karen M. Blum 25 Touro L. Rev. 781 (2009)

Powering Progress: Restructuring, Competition, and R&D in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry, Linda R. Cohen 30 Energy J. 41 (2009)

Statement on the Appropriate Role for Research and Development in Climate Policy, Linda R. Cohen 6 Economists’ Voice (2009)

Unintended Consequences: The Cost of Purging Business Numbers in Rdd Surveys, Linda R. Cohen 73 Pub. Op. Q. 484 (2009)

Artere Urbane: Tre Diversi Esperimenti Nelle Citta Americane (Urban Freeway Decisions: Different Outcomes and Explanations in Three American Cities), Joseph F.C. DiMento 32 Storia Urbana 69 (2009)

Stent (or Dagger?) in the Heart of Town: Urban Freeways in Syracuse, 1944–1967, Joseph F.C. DiMento 8 J. Plan. Hist. 134 (2009)

Climate Law and Policy in North America: Prospects for Regionalism, Joseph F.C. DiMento and Neil Craik 1 S.D. J. Climate & Energy L. 195 (2009)

Extraordinary Rendition: Legal and Moral Considerations, Joseph F.C. DiMento and Gilbert Geis 2009 Diritti Umani Di Fronte Al Giudice Internazionale 151 (2009)

Forgotten Paths to NEPA: A Historical Analysis of the Early Environmental Law in the 1960s United States, Joseph F.C. DiMento and Kazuto Oshio 27 J. Am. & Can. Stud. 19 (2009)