• Article, “The (Non)Finality of Supreme Court Opinions,” by Richard J. Lazarus
• Book Review, “The Laws of Capitalism,” by David Singh Grewal
• Note, “Citizens United at Work: How the Landmark Decision Legalized Political Coercion in the Workplace”
• Note, “Data Mining, Dog Sniffs, and the Fourth Amendment”
• Note, “Nonbinding Bondage”
The issue includes In Memoriam contributions about the life, scholarship, and teaching of John H. Mansfield. The contributors are Anthony D'Amato, Robert W. Gordon, Martha Minow, Frederick Schauer, and James A. Sonne.
In addition, the issue features student commentary on Recent Cases and policy papers, including such subjects as internet law and privacy, Fourth Amendment right to deletion, state action and credit card fees, antitrust law and foreign trade, applicability of Seventh Amendment to states and commonwealths, free speech and tour guide licensing in D.C., labor law and sexual harassment claims, and gender crimes in international criminal law. Finally, the issue includes several summaries of Recent Publications.
The Harvard Law Review is a student-run organization whose primary purpose is to publish a journal of legal scholarship. The Review comes out monthly from November through June. The organization is formally independent of the Harvard Law School. Student editors make all editorial and organizational decisions. This issue of the Review is December 2014, the second issue of academic year 2014-2015 (Volume 128).
* Article, "The Judicial Presumption of Police Expertise," by Anna Lvovsky
* Essay, "The Debate That Never Was," by Nicos Stavropoulos
* Essay, "Hart's Posthumous Reply," by Ronald Dworkin
* Book Review, "Cooperative and Uncooperative Foreign Affairs Federalism," by Jean Galbraith
* Note, "Rethinking Actual Causation in Tort Law"
* Note, "The Justiciability of Servicemember Suits"
* Note, "The Substantive Waiver Doctrine in Employment Arbitration Law"
Furthermore, student commentary analyzes Recent Cases on: requiring proof of administrative feasibility to satisfy class action Rule 23; whether prison gerrymandering violates the Equal Protection Clause; justiciability of suit against the government for military sexual assaults; whether criminal procedure requires retroactive application of Hurst v. Florida to pre-Ring cases; whether statutory interpretation's rule of lenity requires fixing cocaine possession penalties by total drug weight; and, in international law, the UN's Security Council asserting Israel's settlement activities to be illegal. Finally, the issue includes several summaries of Recent Publications.
The Harvard Law Review is offered in a quality digital edition, featuring active Contents, linked footnotes, active URLs, legible tables, and proper ebook and Bluebook formatting. The Review is a student-run organization whose primary purpose is to publish a journal of legal scholarship. It comes out monthly from November through June and has roughly 2300 pages per volume. Student editors make all editorial and organizational decisions. This is the final issue of academic year 2016-2017.
• Article, "A Contextual Approach to Harmless Error Review," by Justin Murray
• Book Review, "Courting Abolition," by Deborah W. Denno
• Book Review, "This Land Is My Land?" by Tracey Meares
• Note, "Clarifying Kiobel's 'Touch and Concern' Test"
• Note, "If These Walls Could Talk: The Smart Home and the Fourth Amendment Limits of the Third Party Doctrine"
Furthermore, student commentary analyzes Recent Cases on: trademark law and applying the Lanham Act to wholly foreign sales; election law and the test for partisan gerrymandering; civil procedure and whether service of process may be accomplished internationally via Twitter; felon disenfranchisement and the governor's clemency power; international law and sentencing for war crime of attacking cultural heritage; and international arbitration and whether Uruguay's anti-tobacco regulations violate Philip Morris's investment rights. Finally, the issue includes two summaries of Recent Publications.
The Harvard Law Review is offered in a quality digital edition, featuring active Contents, linked footnotes, active URLs, legible tables, and proper ebook and Bluebook formatting. The Review is a student-run organization whose primary purpose is to publish a journal of legal scholarship. It comes out monthly from November through June and has roughly 2500 pages per volume. Student editors make all editorial and organizational decisions. This is the seventh issue of academic year 2016-2017.
* Article, "Multiple Chancellors: Reforming the National Injunction," by Samuel L. Bray
* Article, "Gubernatorial Administration," by Miriam Seifter
* Book Review, "Crafting Precedent," by Paul J. Watford, Richard C. Chen, and Marco Basile
* Note, "Proving Breach of Former-Client Confidentiality"
* Note, "The Harvard Plan That Failed Asian Americans"
In addition, the issue features student commentary on Recent Cases, including such subjects as the Establishment Clause and prayer led by County Commissioners; due process for student disciplinary hearings on sexual misconduct in universities under Title IX; armed career criminals and intent for burglary; genocide victims and suit against their own countries under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act; expert witnesses and causation in asbestos cases; and immigration law's local enforcement involving ICE detainees.
Also included is commentary on President Trump's signing statement objecting to the Act imposing sanctions against Russia and its requirement of Congressional review over Presidential waivers. Finally, the issue includes several summaries of Recent Publications.
The Harvard Law Review is offered in a quality digital edition, featuring active Contents, linked footnotes, active URLs, legible tables, and proper ebook and Bluebook formatting. This current issue of the Review is December 2017, the second issue of academic year 2017-2018 (Volume 131).
THE NEW PRIVATE LAW
-- “Introduction: Pragmatism and Private Law,” by John C.P. Goldberg
-- “The Obligatory Structure of Copyright Law: Unbundling the Wrong of Copying,” by Shyamkrishna Balganesh
-- “Property as the Law of Things,” by Henry E. Smith
-- “Duties, Liabilities, and Damages,” by Stephen A. Smith
-- “Palsgraf, Punitive Damages, and Preemption,” by Benjamin C. Zipursky
The issue includes two student Notes: “The Perils of Fragmentation and Reckless Innovation,” and “Independence, Congressional Weakness, and the Importance of Appointment: The Impact of Combining Budgetary Autonomy with Removal Protection”
In addition, student contributions on Recent Cases and Legislation explore the law relating to tasers as excessive force, free speech rights of teachers, employment discrimination disparate impact, separation of powers in dealing with Guantánamo transfers, and excessive sentencing using an uncharged murder. Finally, there are six Book Notes of Recent Publications.
• Article, "Presidential Control over International Law," by Curtis A. Bradley & Jack L. Goldsmith
• Article, "Statutory Interpretation on the Bench: A Survey of Forty-Two Judges on the Federal Courts of Appeals," by Abbe R. Gluck & Richard A. Posner
• Book Review, "Justice Beyond Dispute," by Mary Anne Franks
• Note, "American Courts and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees: A Need for Harmony in the Face of a Refugee Crisis"
• Note, "Eliminating the FEC: The Best Hope for Campaign Finance Regulation?"
• Note, "Of Ballot Boxes and Bank Accounts: Rationalizing the Jurisprudence of Political Participation and Democratic Integrity"
In addition, the issue features detailed student commentary on Recent Cases and other legal actions, including such subjects as: mandatory minimums and the Eighth Amendment; political question doctrine and drone strikes; claims by parents under Eighth Amendment for confinement of son; whether sexual orientation discrimination is a form of sex discrimination; requirement of fact-finding while setting bail for indigent defendants; child pornography and teen-aged defendants under the First Amendment; and a legislative ban by Oregon on employers asking prior salary information.
Finally, the issue contains several summaries of Recent Publications.
This is the fifth issue of academic year 2017-2018, Volume 131.