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Submissions from 2021

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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Communications Commission Sufficiently Analyze the Impact on Racial Minority and Female Ownership of Media When it Repealed Its Broadcast Ownership Rules?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 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 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 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

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


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

Submissions from 2020


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


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


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


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


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

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


Forgiven, Forgotten? Rethinking Victim Impact Statements for an Era of Decarceration, 68 UCLA L. Rev. Discourse 302 (2020), Hugh Mundy

Can the Government Ban Automated Calls to Cell Phones, but Except Calls to Collect Government-Owned Debt, Consistent with the First Amendment (19-631), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 18 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Can the Heirs of German Jews Sue a German Foundation in U.S. Courts for Art and Artifacts That Their Precessors Sold to Prussia, under Duress, as Part of the Holocaust? (19-351), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 39 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Did Committees of the House of Representatives Have Authority to Issue Subpoenas to Third-Party Custodians of the Personal Records of the President (19-715) (19-760) , 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 29 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Did Congress Render the Minimal-Coverage Provision in the Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional When It Eliminated the Tax Penalty for Noncompliance, and, if So, Does the Provision's Unconstitutionality Render the Rest of the Act Unconstitutional, Too? (19-840) (19-1019), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 35 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Did Federal Agencies Have Authority to Grant a Categorical Exemption from the Affordable Care Act's Contraceptive Guarantee for Organizations That Have a Religious or Moral Objection to Contraception (19-431) (19-454), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 13 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Did Philadelphia Violate the Free Exercise Clause or the Free Speech Clause When It Included and Enforced a Standard Provision in a Contract for Foster Family Care Agencies That Prohibits Agencies from Discriminating by Sexual Orientation? (19-123), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 21 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Did the Montana Supreme Court Violate the Constitution When It Struck a State Program That Offered Montanans Dollar-for-Dollar Tax Credits for Donations to Private Schools, including Religious Schools, for the Purpose of Paying Student Tuition (18-1195), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 30 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Does a Federal Tort Claims Act "Judgment Bar" Foreclose a Plaintiff's Claims against Individual Officers for Constitutional Violations When the Court Dismissed the Plaintiff's FTCA Claims against the Government for Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction in the Same Lawsuit? (19-546), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 31 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the Federal Prohibition against Encouraging or Inducing Illegal Immigration for Commercial Advantage or Private Financial Gain Violate Free Speech (19-67), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 11 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the First Amendment Bar Congress from Restricting Federal Funds to Fight HIV and AIDS Abroad to Foreign Affiliates of U.S. Nongovernmental Organizations That Have a Policy Explicitly Opposing Prostitution and Sex Trafficking (19-177), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 10 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the First Amendment Bar Congress from Restricting Federal Funds to Fight HIV and AIDS Abroad to Foreign Affiliates of U.S. Nongovernmental Organizations That Have a Policy Explicitly Opposing Prostitution and Sex Trafficking (19-177), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 27 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the First Amendment Permit a State to Specify and Define the Composition of State Courts by Reference to the Political Party of the Judges (19-309), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 23 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the For-Cause Removal Provision for the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Impermissibly Encroach on the President's Constitutional Power to Direct and Control the Executive Branch - If So, is It Severable from the Rest of the Dodd-Frank Act (19-7), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 22 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Allow Plaintiffs to Recover Punitive Damages against Foreign States for Terrorist Activities That Occurred before Congress Authorized Punitive Damages under the Act (17-1268), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 7 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Does the Freedom of Information Act Compel Disclosure of Agency Records That Were Generated in a Formal Interagency Consultation Process over the Effects of an Agency Action, Later Modified through That Process, on Endangered Species (19-547), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 3 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

In Light of the Court's 2016 Ruling in Whole Women's Health v. Hellerstedt, Does Louisiana's Law Requiring Doctors Who Perform Abortions to Obtain Admitting Privileges at a Local Hospital Violate the Right to an Abortion (18-1323) (18-1460), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 30 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Is the President Immune from a Grand Jury Subpoena Issued by a Local Prosecutor for Materials That Have Nothing to Do with the President's Official Responsibilities (19-635), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 41 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

May a Federal District Court Abstain from Hearing a Case Brought by Hungarian Holocaust Survivors against Hungary on the Ground That the Plaintiffs Should Sue in Hungary Instead? (18-1447), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 35 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

May the President Direct the Secretary of Commerce to Include in the Census Count the Number of Unauthorized Noncitizens in Order to Exclude Them from the Apportionment Base for Congressional Representation? (20-366), 48 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 3 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Mazars and Vance, and President Trump's Ongoing Assault on our Constitutional Structure, 4 Am. Const. Soc. Sup. Ct. Rev. 213 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

The Misguided On-off Theory of Congressional Authority, 95 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 551 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

Vance and Mazars: The President Is Not above the Law, after All, 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 18 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn

When a Plaintiff Brings a Second Suit against a Defendant for Continuing to Violate the Plaintiff's Trademark, Is the Defendant Barred from Raising a Defense That It Did Not Raise in the Plaintiff's Earlier Case (18-1086), 47 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 4 (2020), Steven D. Schwinn


Got Bounded Rationality and Political Gridlock? There's a Loan Disclosure Hack for That, 69 Clev. St. L. Rev. 105 (2020), Debra P. Stark, Jessica M. Choplin, and Andrew Pizor

International and Foreign Legal Research Resources at the Law Library of Congress, 32 Pace Int'l L. Rev. 359 (2020), Mark E. Wojcik

Recent Developments in International Litigation, 55 Tort Trial & Ins. Prac. L.J. 409 (2020), Mark E. Wojcik

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, 54 ABA/SIL YIR 271 (2020), Mark E. Wojcik

Criminal Justice and COVID-19, 35 Crim. Just. 44 (2020), Mark E. Wojcik and David Austin

Submissions from 2019

Introductory Overview, 28 J. Affordable Hous. & Cmty. Dev. L. 203 (2019), Priya Baskaran, Renee Hatcher, and Lynnise Phillips Pantin


Comentarios sobre la propuesta revisión del Código Civil: Responsabilidad Civil Extracontractual , 88 Rev. Jur. UPR 342 (2019), Alberto Bernabe


Do Colleges and Universities Have a Duty to Help? California and Massachusetts Lead the Way, N.E. U. L.R. Extra Legal (Winter 2019), Alberto Bernabe

Fake News, Deliberate Lies, and the First Amendment, 44 U. Dayton L. Rev. 209 (2019), Donald L. Beschle

A New Home for Haters - Online Home Sharing Platforms: A Look at the Applicability of the Fair Housing Act to Home Shares, 53 U. Rich. L. Rev. 903 (2019), Allison Bethel

Finding the Goldilocks Zone: Negotiating Your First Employment Offer in Legal Academia, 69 J. Legal Educ. 48 (2019), Darby Dickerson

The Need for A Wealth Inequality Amendment, 122 W. Va. L. Rev. 1 (2019), Stuart Ford

Understanding Crime Gravity: Exploring the Views of International Criminal Law Experts, 27 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 659 (2019), Stuart Ford


Habit Forming: Evidence of Physician Habit in Medical Negligence Litigation, 19 Yale J. Health Pol'y L. & Ethics 215 (2019), Marc Ginsberg

Non--Physician vs. Physician: Cross--Disciplinary Expert Testimony In Medical Negligence Litigation----Who Knows The Standard Of Care?, 35 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 679 (2019), Marc Ginsberg


Repurposing Golf Courses and Other Amenities That Burden the Land: Covenants Running Forever – A Transactional Perspective, 52 UIC J. MARSHALL L. REV. 603 (2019), Celeste Hammond


Students in a Menu of Degrees Providing Context for Understanding and Learning the Transactional Attorney's Role, 20 Transactions: Tenn. J. Bus. L. 627 (2019), Celeste M. Hammond

Solidarity Economy Lawyering, 8 Tenn. J. Race Gender & Soc. Just. 23 (2019), Renee Hatcher


A Current Update of EPCRS Through Rev. Proc. 2019-19, 47 Tax Mgmt. Comp. Plan. J. 1 (Dec. 6, 2019), Kathryn J. Kennedy

Workplace Wellness Incentive Plans: The Legal Labyrinth Employers Must Navigate, 22 Quinnipiac Health L.J. 335 (2019), Kathryn J. Kennedy


Notable Employee Benefits Articles of 2018, 163 Tax Notes 1829 (2019), Kathryn J. Kennedy and Melissa Travis


Technology and Regulatory Black Holes: Issues in Protecting IP Rights in Insolvency for Both Licensors and Licensees, 18 QUT L. Rev. 290 (2019), Jason Kilborn

Of Dangers, Conditions, Children, and Maturity: A Plea for A Comprehensible Standard in Long-Standing Rules, 40 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 44 (2019), Maureen Straub Kordesh


Climate Change, The Paris Agreement, and Subsidiarity, 52 UIC J. Marshall L. Rev. 257 (2019), Paul Lewis and Giovanni Coinu


Can Accessibility Liberate The "Lost Ark" of Scholarly Work?: University Library Institutional Repositories Are "Places of Public Accommodation”, 52 UIC J. Marshall L. Rev. 327 (2019), Raizel Liebler and Gregory Cunningham


Predictive Analytics, 51 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 161 (2019), Daryl Lim

VLM Food Trading International, Inc. v. Illinois Trading Company, an Exercise on the Battle of the Forms Under the CISG and the UCC, 48 No. 4 UCC L. J. Art 2 (2019), Ann M. Lousin


In Search of the Common Law Inside the Black Female Body, 114 Nw. U.L. Rev. Online 187 (2019), Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb


Still Writing at the Master’s Table: Decolonizing Rhetoric in Legal Writing for a “Woke” Legal Academy, 21 The Scholar 255 (2019), Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb

The Practical Implications of Unexamined Assumptions: Disrupting Flawed Legal Arguments to Advance the Cause of Justice, 58 Washburn L.J. 531 (2019), Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb


There Are No Outsiders Here: Rethinking Intersectionality as Hegemonic Discourse in the Age of #MeToo, 16 Legal Comm. & Rhetoric: JAWLD 1 (2019), Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb


Empirical Analysis of Existing Human Rights Treaties and Prospects for Vulnerable Groups, 29 Transnat'l L. & Contemp. Probs. 63 (2019), William B.T. Mock