Harvard Law Review: Volume 131, Number 2 - December 2017

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The contents for this issue (December 2017, Number 2) include:

* 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). 

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Dec 13, 2017
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273
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9781610277716
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This new edition of Norgren and Nanda's classic updates their examination of the intersection of American cultural pluralism and law. They document and analyze legal challenges to the existing social order raised by many cultural groups, among them, Native Americans and Native Hawaiians, homeless persons, immigrants, disabled persons, and Rastafarians. In addition, they examine such current controversies as the culture wars in American schools and the impact of post-9/11 security measures on Arab and Muslim individuals and communities. The book also discusses more traditional challenges to the American legal system by women, homosexuals, African Americans, Latinos, Japanese Americans, and the Mormons and the Amish.

The new chapters and updated analyses in this Third Edition reflect recent, relevant court cases dealing with culture, race, gender, religion, and personal status. Drawing on court materials, state and federal legislation, and legal ethnographies, the text analyzes the ongoing tension between, on the one hand, the need of different groups for cultural autonomy and equal rights, and on the other, the necessity of national unity and security. The text integrates the authors' commentary with case descriptions set in historical, cultural, political, and economic context. While the authors' thesis is that law is an instrument of social policy that has generally furthered an assimilationist agenda in American society, they also point out how in different periods, under different circumstances, and with regard to different groups, law has also some opportunity for cultural autonomy.

The November issue of the Harvard Law Review is the special annual review of the U.S. Supreme Court's previous Term. Each year, the issue is introduced by noteworthy and extensive contributions from recognized scholars. In this issue, for the 2014 Term, articles include: 

• Foreword: “Does the Constitution Mean What It Says?," by David A. Strauss  

• Comment: “Imperfect Statutes, Imperfect Courts: Understanding Congress’s Plan in the Era of Unorthodox Lawmaking,” by Abbe R. Gluck 

• Comment: “Zivotofsky II as Precedent in the Executive Branch,” by Jack Goldsmith  

• Comment: “A New Birth of Freedom?: Obergefell v. Hodges,” by Kenji Yoshino  

In addition, the first issue of each new volume provides an extensive summary of the important cases of the previous Supreme Court docket, covering a wide range of legal, political, and constitutional subjects. Student commentary on Leading Cases of the 2014 Term includes recent cases on: private rights of action and Medicaid; government speech under the First Amendment; judicial campaign speech; Fourth Amendment standing; reasonable mistakes of law for searches and seizure; regulatory takings under the Fifth Amendment; preliminary injunctions in death penalty cases; separation of powers in bankruptcy jurisdiction; legislative control of redistricting; racial gerrymandering under the Fourteenth Amendment; dormant commerce clause and personal income tax; changing interpretive rules in administrative law; residual clause of the Armed Career Criminal Act; cost-benefit analysis under the Clean Air Act; mens rea for violating federal threats law; disparate impact and racial equality in fair housing law; nondelegation doctrine in the context of railroad-passenger law; religious liberty and land use; Sherman Act state action immunity; and destruction of evidence under Sarbanes-Oxley. 

Complete statistical graphs and tables of the Court's actions and results during the Term are included; these summaries and statistics, including voting patterns of individual justices, have been considered very useful to scholars of the Court in law and political science. The issue includes a linked Table of Cases and citations for the opinions. Finally, the issue features 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. This current issue of the Review is November 2015, the first issue of academic year 2015-2016 (Volume 129).

The contents of the May 2018 issue (Number 7) include: 
• Article, "Music as a Matter of Law," by Joseph P. Fishman  
• Article, "The Morality of Administrative Law," by Cass R. Sunstein & Adrian Vermeule  
• Book Review, "The Black Police: Policing Our Own," by Devon W. Carbado & L. Song Richardson 
• Note, "Section 230 as First Amendment Rule" 
In addition, the issue features extensive student commentary on Recent Cases, including such subjects as: a recent ruling that bystanders have a First Amendment right to record police but granting qualified immunity to police officers involved; whether a local (Massachusetts) drone ordinance is preempted by an FAA regulation; whether there is irreparable injury from a state's (Alabama's) lack of notice to people with felony convictions upon their re-enfranchisement; whether a state law (from South Dakota) is unconstitutional in requiring internet retailers without a physical presence in the state to remit sales tax (an issue currently before the U.S. Supreme Court); estate planning and digital inheritance, and whether personal representatives may provide lawful consent for the release of a decedent's emails; and finally whether a district court may use the policy of public understanding of the opioid epidemic to deny a plea bargain.  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 May 2018, the 7th issue of academic year 2017-2018 (Volume 131). 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 2400 pages per volume. Student editors make all editorial and organizational decisions.
The March 2014 issue (Volume 127, Number 5) features the following articles and review essays: 

* Article, "The Puzzling Presumption of Reviewability," Nicholas Bagley 

* Book Review, "Making the Modern Family: Interracial Intimacy and the Social Production of Whiteness," Camille Gear Rich 

* Book Review, "The Case for Religious Exemptions — Whether Religion Is Special or Not," Mark L. Rienzi 

* Book Review, "Courts as Change Agents: Do We Want More — Or Less?," Jeffrey S. Sutton 

* Note, "Improving Relief from Abusive Debt Collection Practices" 

In addition, student case notes explore Recent Cases on such diverse subjects as standing in increased-risk lawsuits, concealed carry permits, free speech and wedding photography, customary international law, and class action tolling in securities cases, as well as Recent Legislation involving domestic violence and Native American tribal jurisdiction. Finally, the issue includes several summaries of Recent Publications. 

The Harvard Law Review is offered in a quality digital edition, featuring active Contents, linked notes, active URLs in notes, and proper ebook formatting. The contents of Number 5 (Mar. 2014) include scholarly essays by leading academic figures, as well as substantial student research. The Review is a student-run organization whose primary purpose is to publish a journal of legal scholarship. The organization is formally independent of the Harvard Law School. Student editors make all editorial and organizational decisions. 

The February 2014 issue (Volume 127, Number 4) features the following articles and essays: 

* Article, "Partisan Federalism," by Jessica Bulman-Pozen 

* Book Review, "Never Mind the Constitution," by Jeremy Waldron 

* Note, "NFIB v. Sebelius and the Individualization of the State Action Doctrine" 

In addition, student case notes explore Recent Cases on such diverse subjects as FDA limits on Plan B contraception, local zoning bans on medical marijuana sellers, a First Amendment defense to right-of-publicity claims, warrantless searches of cell-site data, copyright fair use and transformative artwork, undocumented alien workers as barred from backpay under labor law, international law and jurisdiction over a facilitator of piracy, juvenile life without parole and retroactivity, whether an unaccepted Rule 68 offer moots a plaintiff's individual claims, whether a private equity fund is a "trade or business" in pension law, and whether a mentally ill prisoner is competent to be executed. Finally, the issue includes two summaries of Recent Publications. 

The Harvard Law Review is offered in a quality digital edition, featuring active Contents, linked notes, active URLs in notes, and proper ebook formatting. The contents of Number 4 (Feb. 2014) include scholarly essays by leading academic figures, as well as substantial student research. The Review is a student-run organization whose primary purpose is to publish a journal of legal scholarship. The organization is formally independent of the Harvard Law School. Student editors make all editorial and organizational decisions.

The contents of the June 2018 issue (Number 8) include: 

• Article, "Harmless Errors and Substantial Rights," by Daniel Epps  

• Article, "Presidential Norms and Article II," by Daphna Renan  

• Article, "Abstention in the Time of Ferguson," by Fred O. Smith, Jr.    

• Book Review, "Facts, Values, Justification, Democracy," by Don Herzog 

• Note, "How Crime Pays: The Unconstitutionality of Modern Civil Asset Forfeiture as a Tool of Criminal Law Enforcement" 

• Note, "RCRA as a Tool for Environmental Justice Communities and Others to Compel Climate Change Adaptation" 

• Note, "The Presumption of Regularity in Judicial Review of the Executive Branch" 

The issue includes In Memoriam contributions about the life, judicial legacy, mentorship, and scholarship of Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Contributors include Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Judge David Barron, Michael Dorf, Heather Gerken, Andrew Crespo, Benjamin Sachs, and Adriaan Lanni.  

In addition, the issue features student commentary on Recent Cases, exploring such subjects as whether a multimonth leave of absence is a reasonable accommodation under the ADA, and whether a licensing requirement for African-style hair braiders survives a constitutional challenge under rational basis review. Finally, the issue includes a comprehensive Index to Volume 131 (2017-2018).  

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 June 2018, the final issue of academic year 2017-2018. 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.

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