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Submissions from 2022

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Deregulation and the 'Gig Academy', 67 Wayne L. Rev. 151 (2022), Karen H. Cross

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Review of Veterans Law Decisions of the Federal Circuit, 2021 Edition, 71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1619 (2022), Angela Drake, Yelena Duterte, and Stacey Rae Simcox

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Duty to Impair: Failure to Adopt the Federal Rules of Evidence Allows the VA to Rely on Incompetent Examiners and Inadequate Medical Examinations, 90 UMKC L. Rev. 511 (2022), Yelena Duterte

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Symposium of the Retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer, 21 UIC Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 35 (2022), William Ford

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Dividing the Plausible Sheep from the Meritless Goats: The Fate of Stock Drop Litigation, 29 Elder L.J. 393 (2022), Kathryn J. Kennedy

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It’s Past February 1, 2022: The DOL’s PTE 2020-02 Is Now Enforceable, 50 Tax Mgmt. Comp. Plan. J. No. 4 (Apr. 1, 2022), Kathryn J. Kennedy

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The IRS’s Proposed Regulations on the Minimum Distribution Rules: Post-SECURE Act, 50 Tax Mgmt. Comp. Plan. J. No. 5 (May 6, 2022), Kathryn J. Kennedy

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The (Unnoticed) Revitalization of the Doctrine of Equivalents, 95 St. John's L. Rev. 65 (2022), Daryl Lim

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Was Justice Ginsburg Roe-Ght?: Reimagining U.S. Abortion Discourse in the Wake of Argentina's Marea Verde, 48 Mitchell Hamline L. Rev. 128 (2022), Kim D. Ricardo

Can Congress Authorize Lawsuits against States for Discriminating against Servicemembers and Veterans Pursuant to Its War Powers? (20-603), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 29 (2022), Steven D. Schwinn

Can the State of Washington Impose Particular and Unique Workers' Compensation Standards for Certain Workers Engaged in Cleanup of Radioactive Waste at a Federal Site? (21-404), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 3 (2022), Steven D. Schwinn

Did the City of Boston Violate Free Speech When It Declined a Request by a Private Organization to Fly "the Christian Flag" on the City's Flagpole outside City Hall? (20-1800), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 27 (2022), Steven D. Schwinn

Did the Department of Homeland Security in the Biden Administration Validly End the Migrant Protection Protocols Program, Started in the Trump Administration? (21-954), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 37 (2022), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 Violate the First Amendment Insofar as It Restricts Candidates' Ability to Receive Full Repayment for Loans That the Candidates Made to Their Campaign? (21-12), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 40 (2022), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the Clean Air Act, While Authorizing the EPA and States to Regulate Emissions from Existing Power Plants, Limit the Measures That the EPA May Consider in Determining the "Best System of Emission Reduction" Only to Those Measures That Can Be Applied to and at an Individual Source, like a Power Plant, and Not to Measures outside the Source? (20-1530) (20-1531) (20-1778) (20-1780), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 17 (2022), Steven D. Schwinn

May a Plaintiff Sue a Border Patrol Agent for Monetary Damages Arising out of the Agent's Violations of the Plaintiff's First and Fourth Amendment Rights? (21-147), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 33 (2022), Steven D. Schwinn

May States Intervene in an Appeal to Defend the Trump Administration's "Public Charge" Rule When the Biden Administration Has Declined to Defend It? (20-1775), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 13 (2022), Steven D. Schwinn

May the President Pro Tempore of the North Carolina Senate and the Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives Intervene in a Federal Lawsuit against the State to Defend a State Voting Provision? (21-248), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 9 (2022), Steven D. Schwinn

Should the Court Block a Federal Rule That Requires All Health-Care Workers at Facilities That Participate in Medicare and Medicaid to Be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless They Are Eligible for a Medical or Religious Waiver? (21A240) (21A241), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 3 (2022), Steven D. Schwinn

Should the Court Halt OSHA's Vaccine-or-Testing Option for All Businesses with 100 or More Employees? (21A244), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. CT. Cas. 8 (2022), Steven D. Schwinn

Submissions from 2021

Grit, Growth Mindset, and the Path to Successful Lawyering, 89 UMKC L. Rev. 493 (2021), Megan Bess

Do the Pomodoro!: Timed Writing Labs in the Classroom, 34 Second Draft 1 (2021), Cynthia D. Bond

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Addressing the Community Trauma of Inequity Holistically: The Head and the Heart Behind Structural Interventions, 98 Denv. L. Rev. 1 (2021), Amy T. Campbell

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Time to Wake Up! Pushing the Boundaries in the Americas to Protect the Most Vulnerable, 39 UCLA J. Envtl. L. & Pol'y 123 (2021), Sarah Dávila A.

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Review of Recent Veterans Law Decisions of the Federal Circuit, 2020 Edition, 70 Am. U. L. Rev. 1381 (2021), Angela Drake, Yelena Duterte, and Stacey Rae Simcox

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Don Quixote or Darth Vader? President Trump's Views on International Humanitarian Law, 20 Wash. U. Global Stud. L. Rev. 45 (2021), Stuart Ford

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International Law Online: How Will the Pandemic Change the Practice of Law?, 115 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 289 (2021), Stuart Ford

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Senior Leaders and Those Most Responsible at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, 15 FIU L. Rev. 31 (2021), Stuart Ford

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Palsgraf Meets Medicine: Physician Beware!—The Unidentified Nonpatient and the Duty of Care, 54 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 1 (2021), Marc Ginsberg

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The Reliability of Statements Made for Medical Diagnosis or Treatment: A Medical – Legal Analysis of a Hearsay Exception, 54 UIC L. Rev. 679 (2021), Marc Ginsberg

Global Impunity: How Police Laws & Policies in the World's Wealthiest Countries Fail International Human Rights Standards, 49 Ga. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 243 (2021), Nino Guruli

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Pro-Constitutional Engagement: Judicial Review, Legislative Avoidance and Institutional Interdependence in National Security, 12 Harv. Nat'l Sec. J. 1 (2021), Nino Guruli

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes, 258 CALL Bull. 1 (2021), Philip Johnson

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes, 259 CALL Bull. 6 (2021), Philip Johnson

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes, 260 CALL Bull. 11 (2021), Philip Johnson

February Business Meeting, 258 CALL Bull. 1 (2021), Philip Johnson

May Business Meeting: Diane Rodriguez (AALL Vice-President), 259 CALL Bull. 9 (2021), Philip Johnson

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Law Schools, Cultural Competency, and Discrimination, 21 Berkeley J. Afr.-Am. L. & Pol'y 84 (2021), Samuel Vincent Jones

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A Current Update of EPCRS Through Rev. Proc. 2021-30, 49 Tax Mgmt. Comp. Plan. J. No. 8 (Aug. 6, 2021), Kathryn J. Kennedy

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How the SECURE Act Changed the Internal Revenue Code’s Required Minimum Distribution Rules, 29 J. Pension Benefits 1 (2021), Kathryn J. Kennedy

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Primer on the Code’s Minimum Distribution Rules: Post SECURE Act,” 49 Tax Mgnt Comp. Plan. J. No. 6 (June 4, 2021), Kathryn J. Kennedy

The Perils of Self-Directed IRAs, 22 Marq. Ben. & Soc. Welfare L. Rev. 1 (2021), Kathryn J. Kennedy

Small Business Bankruptcy Reform in the Arab World: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back, 36 Arab L.Q. 122 (2021), Jason Kilborn

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Can Computational Antitrust Succeed?, 1 Stan. Computational Antitrust 38 (2021), Daryl Lim

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Saving Substantial Similarity, 73 Fla. L. Rev. 591 (2021), Daryl Lim

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Substantial Similarity’s Silent Death, 48 Pepp. L. Rev. 713 (2021), Daryl Lim

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The Influence of Alice: A Response to Jay P. Kesan & Runhua Wang’s Eligible Subject Matter at the Patent Office: An Empirical Study of the Influence of Alice on Patent Examiners and Patent Applicants, 105 Minn. L. Rev. Headnotes 345 (2021), Daryl Lim

Embracing a Continuous Improvement Mindset in Student Drafting through the Development of Writing Samples, 34 Second Draft 1 (2021), Danielle McCain

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The Law School Curriculum and the Movement for Black Lives, 31 U. Fla. JL & Pub. Pol'y 27 (2021), Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb

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Why Would You Say That? Addressing Systemic Injustice in the Evidentiary Standard for Opposing Party Statements, 53 UIC J. Marshall L. Rev. 773 (2021), Hugh Mundy and L. Alexandra McDonald

Necrophilia: A New Social-Harm Taxonomy of U.S. Laws, 27 Wm. & Mary J. Race Gender & Soc. Just. 351 (2021), Kim D. Ricardo

Can a State Attorney General Intervene in a Case to Defend a State Anti-Abortion Law after an Appellate Panel Struck the Law, When a Different Attorney General Previously Voluntarily Withdrew from the Case, Renounced Authority to Enforce the Law, and Agreed to Abide by the Court's Ruling? (20-601), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 28 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Can a State Attorney General Intervene in a Case to Defend a State Anti-Abortion Law after an Appellate Panel Struck the Law, When a Different Attorney General Previously Voluntarily Withdrew from the Case, Renounced Authority to Enforce the Law, and Agreed to Abide by the Court's Ruling? (20-601), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 28 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Can Federal Courts Hear Challenges by Private Plaintiffs or the Federal Government to Halt the Enforcement of a Law That Authorizes Private Citizens to Sue Doctors for Providing an Abortion after Six Weeks of Pregnancy? (21-463) (21-588), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 2 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Did the Department of Health and Human Services Exceed Its Statutory Authority When It Reduced the Reimbursement Rate for Medicare Part B Prescription Drugs for Hospitals That, by Statute, Pay a Deeply Discounted Price for Those Drugs? Does the Medicare Statute Allow Judicial Review of This Question? (20-1114), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 12 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Did the Federal Communications Commission Sufficiently Analyze the Impact on Racial Minority and Female Ownership of Media When it Repealed Its Broadcast Ownership Rules? (19-1231) (19-1241), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 15 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does an Elected Body Violate the First Amendment When It Censures One of Its Members for Critical and Disruptive Public Speech? (20-804), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 3 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does Arizona Violate the Voting Rights Act by Discarding All Ballots Submitted in the Wrong Precinct or by Prohibiting Third-Party Ballot Collections? (19-1257) (19-1258), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 20 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does a State's Ban on Abortion after 15 Weeks of Pregnancy Violate the Constitution? (19-1392), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 16 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does Austin's City Code, Which Distinguishes between on-Premises Signs (Which May Be Digitized) and off-Premises Signs (Which May Not), Constitute an Impermissible Content-Based Regulation of Speech, in Violation of the First Amendment? (20-1029), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 44 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does California's Regulation That Affords Union Organizers a Limited Right to Access a Business Where Agricultural Employees Work Constitute a Per Se Taking of the Business Owner's Property? (20-107), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 3 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does California's Requirement That Charitable Non-Profits Disclose to the State Attorney General the Identities of Their Substantial Donors Violate the Right to Free Association? (19-251) (19-255), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 30 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does New York's Requirement That an Applicant Demonstrate "Proper Cause" for a License to Carry a Firearm outside the Home Violate the Second Amendment? (20-843), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 12 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does Section 1806(f) of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, Which Requires Certain Judicial Procedures When the Government Seeks to Protect Evidence in Certain Cases Involving the National Security, Displace the State Secrets Privilege? (20-828), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 18 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the First Step Act of 2018 Allow Individuals Who Committed Low-Level Crack Offenses before 2010 to Move for a Reduction in Their Sentences? (20-5904), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 2 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the Government's Invocation of the State Secrets Privilege Require Courts to Quash Subpoenas in Toto, when the Subpoenas Are Directed at Government Contractors for Both Concededly Privileged Information and for Information That Is Already Public? (20-827), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 22 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the Government's Invocation of the State Secrets Privilege Require Courts to Quash Subpoenas in Toto, when the Subpoenas Are Directed at Government Contractors for Both Concededly Privileged Information and for Information That Is Already Public? (20-827), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 22 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the NGA Validly Delegate to Private Corporations the Federal Government's Power of Eminent Domain to Acquire State Property for a Natural Gas Pipeline? Did the Lower Court Have Jurisdiction to Rule on This Question? (19-1039), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 52 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

May a Police Officer Enter a Home without a Warrant When the Officer Pursues a Person That the Officer Has Probable Cause to Believe Has Committed a Misdemeanor? (20-18), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 11 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

May a State Exclude Private Schools with Overtly Religious Missions from a State Program That Provides Private-School Tuition to Students Who Live in Districts with No Public Schools? (20-1088), 49 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 36 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

When a Federal Appeals Court Reviews a District Court's Order Remanding a Case to State Court, Does the Appeals Court Have Jurisdiction to Review All the Grounds for Removal, or Only the Federal-Officer or Civil-Rights Grounds for Removal? (19-1189), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 21 (2021), Steven D. Schwinn

Restorative Justice: A Model For Conciliating Fair Housing Disputes, 21 J.L. Soc'y 63 (2021), Michael Seng

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Recent Developments in International Litigation, 56 Tort Trial & Ins. Prac. L.J. 505 (2020), Mark E. Wojcik

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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, 55 ABA/SIL YIR 329 (2021), Mark E. Wojcik

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The UN at 75: Success Stories From the Trusteeship System, 33 Pace Int'l L. Rev. 309 (2021), Mark E. Wojcik

Submissions from 2020

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Gut Renovations: Using Critical and Comparative Rhetoric to Remodel How the Law Addresses Privilege and Power, 23 Harv. Latinx L. Rev. 1 (2020), Elizabeth Berenguer, Lucy Jewel, and Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb

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Guarding the Guardians: Should Guardians ad Litem Be Immune From Liability For Negligence?, 51 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 1001 (2020), Alberto Bernabe

Teaching with Feminist Judgments: A Global Conversation, 38 Law & Ineq. 1 (2020), Bridget Crawford, Kathryn Stanchi, Linda Berger, Gabrielle Appleby, Susan Frelich Appleton, Ross Astoria, Sharon Cowan, Rosalind Dixon, J. Troy Lavers, Andrea McArdle, Elisabeth McDonald, Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb, Vanessa Munro, and Pamela Wilkins

Making A Case for the Right to A Healthy Environment for the Protection of Vulnerable Communities: A Case of Coal-Ash Disaster in Puerto Rico, 9 Mich. J. Envtl. & Admin. L. 379 (2020), Sarah Dávila-Ruhaak

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Review of Recent Veterans Law Decisions of the Federal Circuit, 69 AM. U. L. REV. 1343 (2020), Angela Drake, Yelena Duterte, and Stacey Rae Simcox

Splendid Isolation: VA's Failure to Provide Due Process Protections and Access to Justice to Veterans and Their Caregivers, 29 J.L. & Pol'y 1 (2020), Yelena Duterte

Can the International Criminal Court Succeed? An Analysis of the Empirical Evidence of Violence Prevention, 43 Loy. L.A. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 101 (2020), Stuart Ford

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Has President Trump Committed A War Crime by Pardoning War Criminals?, 35 Am. U. Int'l L. Rev. 757 (2020), Stuart Ford

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So Are Games Coffee Mugs or What? Games and the Right of Publicity Revisited, 19 UIC Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 178 (2020), William K. Ford

Feeding the Machine: the Commodification of Black Bodies from Slavery to Mass Incarceration, 49 U. Balt. L. Rev. 313 (2020), Cecil J. Hunt II

Law Students and Cell Phone Use: Results of A Six-School Survey, 89 UMKC L. Rev. 269 (2020), Robert M. Jarvis and Mark E. Wojcik

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes, 254 CALL Bull. 10 (2020), Philip Johnson

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes, 254 CALL Bull. 7 (2020), Philip Johnson

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes, 255 CALL Bull. 6 (2020), Philip Johnson

Call Executive Board Meeting Minutes, 256 CALL Bull. 7 (2020), Philip Johnson

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes, 257 CALL Bull. 6 (2020), Philip Johnson

November Business Meeting - David Schwartz and Adam Pah from Scales-Okn, 257 CALL Bull. 17 (2020), Philip Johnson

September Business Meeting - Grace Pai, Director of Advancing Justice - Chicago, 257 CALL Bull. 13 (2020), Philip Johnson

UIC Louis L. Biro Law Library Response to COVID-19, 257 CALL Bull. 28 (2020), Philip Johnson

Lifetime Income Disclosures, 48 Tax Mgmt Comp. Plan. J. 224 (Sept. 4, 2020), Kathryn J. Kennedy

Notable Employee Benefits Articles for 2019, 167 Tax Notes 1567 (June 1, 2020), Kathryn J. Kennedy and Melissa Travis

Fatal Flaws in Financing Personal Bankruptcy: The Curious Case of Russia in Comparative Context, 94 Am. Bankr. L.J. 419 (2020), Jason Kilborn

A Blueprint for Using Assessments to Achieve Learning Outcomes and Improve Students' Learning, 12 Elon L. Rev. 1 (2020), Rogelio A. Lasso

Why Did Illinois Call a Constitutional Convention in 1968?, 72 Rutgers U.L. Rev. 1021 (2020), Ann M. Lousin

The Law School Curriculum and the Movement for Black Lives, 31 U. Fla. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 27 (2020), Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb