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Thursday, March 26, 2009

A few interesting law review issues

After the jump, I thought I'd spotlight a few law review issues that caught my eye recently, including the new Mich LR books issue, a Penn symp on the Eighth Amendment, and a Loyola LA symp on the "frontiers of tort law."

MICHIGAN LAW REVIEW

Volume 107       Number 6       April 2009

 

2009 SURVEY OF BOOKS RELATED TO THE LAW

 

FOREWORD

WHY WRITE?

Erwin Chemerinsky

881

 

CLASSIC REVISITED

BRADBURY: FAHRENHEIT 451

Rodney A. Smolla

895

 

REVIEWS

NUSSBAUM: LIBERTY OF CONSCIENCE: IN DEFENSE OF AMERICA'S TRADITION OF RELIGIOUS EQUALITY

Gene R. Nichol

913

 

SPIRO: BEYOND CITIZENSHIP: AMERICAN IDENTITY AFTER GLOBALIZATION

Jonathan Weinberg

931

 

SLOBOGIN: PRIVACY AT RISK: THE NEW GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE AND THE FOURTH AMENDMENT

Orin S. Kerr

951

 

AYRES: SUPER CRUNCHERS: WHY THINKING-BY-NUMBERS IS THE NEW WAY TO BE SMART

Edward K. Cheng

967

 

GREENFIELD: THE FAILURE OF CORPORATE LAW: FUNDAMENTAL FLAWS AND PROGRESSIVE POSSIBILITIES

Antony Page

979

 

POLIKOFF: BEYOND (STRAIGHT AND GAY) MARRIAGE: VALUING ALL FAMILIES UNDER THE LAW

Amy L. Wax

999

 

BAKER: MEDIA CONCENTRATION AND DEMOCRACY: WHY OWNERSHIP MATTERS

Leonard M. Niehoff

1019

 

MCCRUDDEN: BUYING SOCIAL JUSTICE: EQUALITY, GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT, AND LEGAL CHANGE

Jeffrey L. Dunoff

1039

 

EPSTEIN: SUPREME NEGLECT: HOW TO REVIVE CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTION FOR PRIVATE PROPERTY

William Michael Treanor

1059

 

SULLIVAN, COLBY, WELSH WEGNER, BOND, & SHULMAN: EDUCATING LAWYERS: PREPARATION FOR THE PROFESSION OF LAW

Anthony V. Alfieri

1073

 

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL OF CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Volume 11       Number 1       December 2008

 

SYMPOSIUM:

CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT: LITIGATING UNDER THE EIGHTH AMENDMENT

Prison Health Care, Political Choice, and the Accidental Death Penalty

Elizabeth Alexander

1

 

The Failure to Achieve Fairness: Race and Poverty Continue to Influence Who Dies

Stephen B. Bright

23

 

Limiting Excessive Prison Sentences Under Federal and State Constitutions

Richard S. Frase

39

 

Evaluating Institutional Prisoners' Rights Litigation: Costs and Benefits and Federalism Considerations

Sarah Vandenbraak Hart

73

 

Desert and the Eighth Amendment

Youngjae Lee

101

 

Prolonged Solitary Confinement and the Constitution

Jules Lobel

115

 

Preserving the Rule of Law in America's Jails and Prisons: The Case For Amending the Prison Litigation Reform Act

Margo Schlanger & Giovanna Shay

139

 

Opening a Window or Building a Wall? The Effect of Eighth Amendment Death Penalty Law and Advocacy on Criminal Justice More Broadly

Carol S. Steiker & Jordan M. Steiker

155

 

A Closing Keynote: A Comment on Mass Incarceration in the United States

David Rudovsky

207

LOYOLA OF LOS ANGELES LAW REVIEW

Volume 41       Number 4       Summer 2008

 

SYMPOSIUM

THE FRONTIERS OF TORT LAW

 

INTRODUCTION

John T. Nockleby

1143

 

DOING AWAY WITH TORT LAW

Jules L. Coleman

1149

 

TORT NEGLIGENCE, COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS, AND TRADEOFFS: A CLOSER LOOK AT THE CONTROVERSY

Kenneth W. Simons

1171

 

PUTTING "DUTY" IN ITS PLACE: A REPLY TO PROFESSORS GOLDBERG AND ZIPURSKY

Dilan A. Esper & Gregory C. Keating

1225

 

LIABILITY FOR POSSIBLE WRONGS: CAUSATION, STATISTICAL PROBABILITY, AND THE BURDEN OF PROOF

Richard W. Wright

1295

 

SITUATIONIST TORTS

Jon Hanson & Michael McCann

1345

 

FORM AND SUBSTANCE IN THE LAW OF COUNTERINSURGENCY DAMAGES

John Fabian Witt

1455

 

UPSIDE DOWN? TERRORISTS, PROPRIETORS, AND CIVIL RESPONSIBILITY FOR CRIME PREVENTION IN THE POST-9/11 TORT-REFORM WORLD

Ellen M. Bublick

1483

 

SANCTIONING THE AMBULANCE CHASER

Anita Bernstein

1545

 

SUMMARY JURY TRIALS IN CHARLESTON COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA

Steven Croley

1585

 

DRUG ADVERTISING CLAIMS: PREEMPTION'S NEW FRONTIER

Catherine M. Sharkey

1625

 

STATE INNOVATION AND PREEMPTION: LESSONS FROM STATE CLIMATE CHANGE EFFORTS

Alexandra B. Klass

1653

 

TOBACCO CONTROL STRATEGIES: PAST EFFICACY AND FUTURE PROMISE

Robert L. Rabin

1721

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