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Harvard Law Review, 124: 7 (2011)

Harvard Law Review

Volume 124 · May 2011 · Number 7

 

ARTICLE
Article III and the Scottish Judiciary
James E. Pfander and Daniel D. Birk

BOOK REVIEW
Constitutional Alarmism
Trevor W. Morrison

NOTES
A Justification for Allowing Fragmentation in Copyright

Taxing Partnership Profits Interests: The Carried Interest Problem

RECENT CASES
New York Court of Appeals Clarifies Standard for Imputability of an Agent’s Fraudulent Conduct to Its Principal in the Context of an In Pari Delicto Defense. — Kirschner v. KPMG LLP, 938 N.E.2d 941 (N.Y. 2010).

D.C. Circuit Holds that EPA Rule Modifying Cap-and-Trade Regulatory System for Hydrochlorofluorocarbons Is Impermissibly Retroactive. — Arkema Inc. v. EPA, 618 F.3d 1 (D.C. Cir. 2010).

Fourth Circuit Holds that State Public Nuisance Suit Against Electricity-Generating Plant Emissions Is Preempted by the Clean Air Act Regime. — North Carolina ex rel. Cooper v. TVA, 615 F.3d 291 (4th Cir. 2010).

Ninth Circuit Holds that Dispute over Private Card Check Agreement Is Subject to Primary Jurisdiction of NLRB. — International Union of Painter & Allied Trades, District 15, Local 159 v. J & R Flooring, Inc., 616 F.3d 953 (9th Cir. 2010).

RECENT LEGISLATION
Congress Expands Incentives for Whistleblowers to Report Suspected Violations to the SEC. — Dodd-Frank Act, Pub. L. No. 111-203, § 922, 124 Stat. 1376, 1841–49 (2010) (to be codified at 15 U.S.C. § 78u-6).

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Harvard Law Review, 124: 6 (2011)

 

Harvard Law Review

Volume 124 · April 2011 · Number 6

 

IN MEMORIAM
In Memoriam: Benjamin Kaplan

ARTICLES
Orphan Business Models: Toward a New Form of Intellectual Property
Michael Abramowicz

Information Acquisition and Institutional Design
Matthew C. Stephenson

NOTES
Permitting Private Initiation of Criminal Contempt Proceedings

A Chevron for the House and Senate: Deferring to Post-Enactment Congressional Resolutions that Interpret Ambiguous Statutes

Restoring Electoral Equilibrium in the Wake of Constitutionalized Campaign Finance

Rethinking the Boundaries of the Sixth Amendment Right to Choice of Counsel

RECENT CASES
D.C. Circuit Upholds EPA Superfund Authority to Issue Cleanup Orders Reviewable Only Under Threat of Penalty. — General Electric Co. v. Jackson, 610 F.3d 110 (D.C. Cir. 2010).

Third Circuit Allows Government to Acquire Cell Phone Data Without Probable Cause. — In re The Application of the United States for an Order Directing a Provider of Electronic Communication Service to Disclose Records to the Government, 620 F.3d 304 (3d Cir. 2010).

Ninth Circuit Holds that Excluding Men from Supervisory Positions in Women’s Prison Violates Title VII. — Breiner v. Nevada Department of Corrections, 610 F.3d 1202 (9th Cir. 2010).

Nevada Supreme Court Reverses Conviction on the Basis of Spillover Prejudice. — Stewart v. State, No. 53100, 2010 WL 4226456 (Nev. Oct. 22, 2010).

RECENT REGULATION
Librarian of Congress Exempts University Professors and Film Students from DMCA Anticircumvention Provisions. — Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies, 75 Fed. Reg. 43,825 (July 27, 2010) (to be codified at 37 C.F.R. pt. 201).

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Harvard Law Review, 124: 5 (2011)

 

Harvard Law Review

Volume 124 · March 2011 · Number 5

 

ARTICLES
Lightened Scrutiny
Bert I. Huang

Despite Preemption: Making Labor Law in Cities and States
Benjamin I. Sachs

DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LAW
Developments in the Law — Extraterritoriality

NOTE
From Consensus to Collegiality: The Origins of the “Respectful” Dissent

RECENT CASES
Second Circuit Leaves Classification of Magistrate Judges’ Rule 11 Sanctions Unresolved — Kiobel v. Millson, 592 F.3d 78 (2d Cir. 2010).

Fifth Circuit Reaffirms that a Defendant’s Knowledge of Likely Harm to a Plaintiff in the Forum State Is Insufficient to Create Jurisdiction Under Calder v. Jones. — Clemens v. McNamee, 615 F.3d 374 (5th Cir. 2010).

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Harvard Law Review, 124: 4 (2011)

 

Harvard Law Review

Volume 124 · February 2011 · Number 4

 

ARTICLE
The Structural Safeguards of Federal Jurisdiction
Tara Leigh Grove

BOOK REVIEW
The New Habeas Revisionism
Stephen I. Vladeck

NOTES
OIRA Avoidance

How Chevron Step One Limits Permissible Agency Interpretations: Brand X and the FCC’s Broadband Reclassification

The State’s Vicarious Liability for the Actions of the City

RECENT CASES
Ninth Circuit Holds that Statutory Ban on Arbitration Is Nonwaivable. — Greenwood v. CompuCredit Corp., 615 F.3d 1204 (9th Cir. 2010).

Federal Tax Court Holds Pre-Chevron Judicial Construction of Statute Precludes Subsequent Agency Interpretation if Prior Construction Was Premised on Legislative History. — Intermountain Insurance Service of Vail, LLC v. Commissioner, No. 25868-06, 2010 WL 1838297 (T.C. May 6, 2010).

En Banc Seventh Circuit Holds Prohibition on Firearm Possession by Domestic Violence Misdemeanants to Be Constitutional. — United States v. Skoien, 614 F.3d 638 (7th Cir. 2010) (en banc).

Second Circuit Holds Within-Guidelines Child Pornography Sentence Procedurally and Substantively Unreasonable. — United States v. Dorvee, 616 F.3d 174 (2d Cir. 2010).

Seventh Circuit Upholds Endorsement and Personal Solicitation Clauses of Wisconsin Code of Judicial Conduct. — Siefert v. Alexander, 608 F.3d 974 (7th Cir. 2010).

RECENT INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY OPINION
— Accordance with International Law of Unilateral Declaration of Independence in Respect of Kosovo, Advisory Opinion (July 22, 2010), http://www.icj-cij.org/docket/files/141/15987.pdf.

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Harvard Law Review, 124: 3 (2011)

 

Harvard Law Review

Volume 124 · January 2011 · Number 3

 

ARTICLES
Parchment and Politics: The Positive Puzzle of Constitutional Commitment
Daryl J. Levinson

The New Equal Protection
Kenji Yoshino

NOTE
Three’s a Crowd — Defending the Binary Approach to Government Speech

RECENT CASES
D.C. Circuit Deems Warrantless Use of GPS Device an Unreasonable Search. — United States v. Maynard, 615 F.3d 544 (D.C. Cir.), reh’g en banc denied, No. 08-3034, 2010 WL 4703743 (D.C. Cir. Nov. 19, 2010), cert. denied, No. 10-7102, 2010 WL 4156203 (U.S. Nov. 29, 2010).

Second Circuit Strikes Down the FCC’s Indecency Policy as Void for Vagueness. — Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. FCC, 613 F.3d 317 (2d Cir. 2010).

Fourth Circuit Holds that a Regulation Largely Prohibiting Alcohol Advertisements in College Newspapers Is Constitutional. — Educational Media Co. at Virginia Tech v. Swecker, 602 F.3d 583 (4th Cir. 2010).

Second Circuit Holds that an Album of Music Is a Compilation. — Bryant v. Media Right Productions, Inc., 603 F.3d 135 (2d Cir.), cert. denied, No. 10-415, 2010 WL 3740393 (U.S. Nov. 29, 2010).

Second Circuit Holds that Law Barring ACORN from Receiving Federal Funding Is Not a Bill of Attainder. — ACORN v. United States, 618 F.3d 125 (2d Cir. 2010).

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Harvard Law Review, 124: 2 (2010)

 

Harvard Law Review

Volume 124 · December 2010 · Number 2

 

ADDRESS
Harvard University’s 359th Commencement Address
Justice David H. Souter

ARTICLE
Why (Ever) Define Markets?
Louis Kaplow

ESSAY
The Distortionary Effect of Evidence on Primary Behavior
Gideon Parchomovsky and Alex Stein

NOTES
Too Sovereign to Be Sued: Immunity of Central Banks in Times of Financial Crisis

Educational Benefits Realized: Universities’ Post-Admissions Policies and the Diversity Rationale

Chevron and the Substantive Canons: A Categorical Distinction

RECENT CASES
Fourth Circuit Holds that Republishing Social Security Numbers Gleaned from Online Public Records Is Protected Speech. — Ostergren v. Cuccinelli, 615 F.3d 263 (4th Cir. 2010).

Fifth Circuit Leaves Panel Decision Vacated upon Loss of En Banc Quorum. — Comer v. Murphy Oil USA, 607 F.3d 1049 (5th Cir. 2010) (en banc).

Federal Circuit Heightens Standard for Plaintiff Presence that Will Weigh Against Transfer. — In re Zimmer Holdings, Inc., 609 F.3d 1378 (Fed. Cir. 2010).

D.C. Circuit Holds that Government Officials’ Potentially Defamatory Allegations Regarding Plaintiffs’ Terrorist Ties Are Protected by Political Question Doctrine. — El-Shifa Pharmaceutical Industries Co. v. United States, 607 F.3d 836 (D.C. Cir. 2010) (en banc).

European Court of Justice Holds that Search Engines Do Not Infringe Trademarks. — Joined Cases C-236/08, C-237/08 & C-238/08, Google France SARL v. Louis Vuitton Malletier SA, 2010 ECJ EUR-Lex LEXIS 119 (Mar. 23, 2010).

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Harvard Law Review, 124: 1 (2010)

 

Harvard Law Review

Volume 124 · November 2010 · Number 1

 

The Supreme Court 2009 Term

 

FOREWORD
Federalism All the Way Down
Heather K. Gerken

COMMENTS
Citizens United v. FEC: Corporate Political Speech

Corporate Political Speech: Who Decides?
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Robert J. Jackson, Jr.

On Political Corruption
Samuel Issacharoff

Two Concepts of Freedom of Speech
Kathleen M. Sullivan

LEADING CASES
CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE
Fourth Amendment — Reasonable Expectation of Privacy: City of Ontario v. Quon.

Fifth Amendment — Invocation of the Right to Cut Off Questioning: Berghuis v. Thompkins.

Sixth Amendment — Effective Assistance of Counsel: Padilla v. Kentucky.

Eighth Amendment — Juvenile Life Without Parole Sentences: Graham v. Florida.

ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE
Endorsement Test: Salazar v. Buono.

FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT
Incorporation of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms: McDonald v. City of Chicago.

FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND EXPRESSION
Categorical Exclusions: United States v. Stevens.

Freedom of Expressive Association: Christian Legal Society Chapter of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law v. Martinez.

Material Support for Terrorism: Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project

Public Disclosure of Referendum Petitions: Doe v. Reed.

NECESSARY AND PROPER CLAUSE
Civil Commitment: United States v. Comstock.

SEPARATION OF POWERS
Removal Power: Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

TAKINGS CLAUSE
Judicial Takings: Stop the Beach Renourishment, Inc. v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

DIVERSITY JURISDICTION
Corporate Citizenship: Hertz Corp. v. Friend.

FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
Preemption of State Procedural Rules: Shady Grove Othopedic Associates, P.A. v. Allstate Insurance Co.

STATUS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
Deference to the Executive — Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction: Abbott v. Abbott.

CIVIL RIGHTS ACT, TITLE VII
Statute of Limitations: Lewis v. City of Chicago.

CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY’S FEES AWARD ACT
Performance-Based Enhancements: Perdue v. Kenny A. ex rel. Winn.

HONEST SERVICES FRAUD
Covered Offenses: Black v. United States; Skilling v. United States; Weyhrauch v. United States.

PATENT
Patent-Eligible Subject Matter: Bilski v. Kappos.

REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
National Labor Relations Act — Agency Jurisdiction: New Process Steel, L.P. v. NLRB.

RICO ACT
Proximate Causation: Hemi Group, LLC v. City of New York.

SHERMAN ACT
Quick Look Rule of Reason — American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League.

STATISTICS
The Statistics

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Harvard Law Review, 123: 8 (2010)

 

Harvard Law Review

Volume 123 · June 2010 · Number 8

 

ARTICLES
The Eleventh Amendment and the Nature of the Union
Bradford R. Clark

The Easy Case for Products Liability Law: A Response to Professors Polinsky and Shavell
John C.P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky

A Skeptical Attitude About Product Liability Is Justified: A Reply to Professors Goldberg and Zipursky
A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell

BOOK REVIEW
The Lure of Large Numbers
John Ferejohn

NOTES
Nontaxpayer Standing, Religious Favoritism, and the Distribution of Government Benefits: The Outer Bounds of the Endorsement Test

Admitting Doubt: A New Standard for Scientific Evidence

Justifying the Chevron Doctrine: Insights from the Rule of Lenity

Uncommon Goods: On Environmental Virtues and Voluntary Carbon Offsets

RECENT CASES
Fifth Circuit Upholds Texas School District’s Dress Code Under Intermediate Scrutiny. — Palmer ex rel. Palmer v. Waxahachie Independent School District, 579 F.3d 502 (5th Cir. 2009), cert. denied, 130 S. Ct. 1055 (2010).

Ninth Circuit Finds a Within-Guidelines Sentence for Illegal Reentry To Be Substantively Unreasonable. — United States v. Amezcua-Vasquez, 567 F.3d 1050 (9th Cir.), reh’g en banc denied, 586 F.3d 1176 (9th Cir. 2009).

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Harvard Law Review, 123: 7 (2010)

 

Harvard Law Review

Volume 123 · May 2010 · Number 7

 

 

ARTICLE

Bundling and Entrenchment
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Ehud Kamar

2009 OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES LECTURES
Dignity and Defamation: The Visibility of Hate
Jeremy Waldron

BOOK REVIEW
Cause Lawyering for People with Disabilities
Michael Ashley Stein, Michael E. Waterstone, and David B. Wilkins

NOTES
The Pakistani Lawyers’ Movement and the Popular Currency of Judicial Power

The Ineligibility Clause’s Lost History: Presidential Patronage and Congress, 1787—1850

Overbreadth and Listeners’ Rights

RECENT CASES
Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts Recognizes Cause of Action for Medical Monitoring of Tobacco Users. — Donovan v. Philip Morris USA, Inc., 914 N.E.2d 891 (Mass. 2009).

Third Circuit Strikes Down Prophylactic Regulations Governing Speech Surrounding Health Care Facilities Providing Abortions. — Brown v. City of Pittsburgh, 586 F.3d 263 (3d Cir. 2009).

Second Circuit Holds that Alleged Victim of Extraordinary Rendition Did Not State a Bivens Claim. — Arar v. Ashcroft, 585 F.3d 559 (2d Cir. 2009) (en banc).

Tenth Circuit Holds that a Defendant Is Prejudiced When His Lawyer’s Deficient Performance Leads Him To Forego a Plea Bargain and Face a Fair Trial. — Williams v. Jones, 571 F.3d 1086 (10th Cir. 2009) (per curiam).

RECENT PROPOSED LEGISLATION
Congress Considers Bill To Prohibit Employment Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. — Employment Nondiscrimination Act of 2009, H.R. 3017, 111th Cong. (2009).

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Harvard Law Review, 123: 6 (2010)

 

Harvard Law Review

Volume 123 · April 2010 · Number 6

 

ARTICLES
Race, Region, and Vote Choice in the 2008 Election: Implications for the Future of the Voting Rights Act
Stephen Ansolabehere, Nathaniel Persily, and Charles Stewart III

The Uneasy Case for Product Liability
A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell

NOTE
The Best of a Bad Lot: Compromise and Hybrid Religious Exemptions

RECENT CASES
California Supreme Court Classifies Proposition 8 as “Amendment” Rather than “Revision.” — Strauss v. Horton, 207 P.3d 48 (Cal. 2009).

Ninth Circuit Holds that Retroactive Application of SORNA to Juvenile Violates Ex Post Facto Clause. — United States v. Juvenile Male, 581 F.3d 977 (9th Cir. 2009).

RECENT LEGISLATION
California Establishes Pilot Programs To Expand Access to Counsel for Low-Income Parties. — Act of Oct. 11, 2009, ch. 457 (codified in scattered sections of CAL. BUS. & PROF. CODE and CAL. GOV’T CODE).

RECENT REGULATION
FTC Extends Endorsement and Testimonial Guides To Cover Bloggers. — 74 Fed. Reg. 53,124 (Oct. 15, 2009) (to be codified at 16 C.F.R. pt. 255).

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