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Policy’S Place In Pedestrian Infrastructure, Michael L. Smith Apr 2023

Policy’S Place In Pedestrian Infrastructure, Michael L. Smith

Dickinson Law Review (2017-Present)

Angie Schmitt’s Right of Way: Race, Class, and the Silent Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America delves into the complex, multi-layered phenomenon of how traffic infrastructure and policies systematically disadvantage pedestrians and contribute to thousands of deaths and injuries each year. Despite the breadth of the problem and its often-technical aspects, Schmitt presents the problem in an engaging and approachable manner through a step-by-step analysis combining background, statistics, and anecdotes. While Right of Way tends to focus on infrastructure design, it offers much for legal scholars, lawyers, and policymakers. Schmitt addresses several policy issues at length in the book. But …


How Not To Be A Federal Criminal: A Review Of Mike Chase’S How To Become A Federal Criminal And The Case For Inclusion Of His Illustrated Handbook In American Law Schools, Zachary Stendig Dec 2022

How Not To Be A Federal Criminal: A Review Of Mike Chase’S How To Become A Federal Criminal And The Case For Inclusion Of His Illustrated Handbook In American Law Schools, Zachary Stendig

Dickinson Law Review (2017-Present)

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Under A White Sky: The Nature Of The Future, J. Spenser Lotz Jun 2022

Book Review: Under A White Sky: The Nature Of The Future, J. Spenser Lotz

Natural Resources Journal

No abstract provided.


Book Review: The Development Of The Law Of The Sea Convention: The Role Of International Courts And Tribunals, Kalista Wilson Jun 2022

Book Review: The Development Of The Law Of The Sea Convention: The Role Of International Courts And Tribunals, Kalista Wilson

Natural Resources Journal

No abstract provided.


Animals As Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders, By Maneesha Deckha, Jodi Lazare Jan 2022

Animals As Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders, By Maneesha Deckha, Jodi Lazare

Articles, Book Chapters, & Popular Press

Scholarship on animal rights has long been dominated by the widely held idea that justice for nonhuman animals will not be achieved until they are granted legal personhood. In Animals as Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders, Maneesha Deckha provides an alternative legal classification for nonhuman animals. “Beingness,” rooted in relational feminism, post-colonial theory, and critical animal studies, recognizes nonhuman animals’ inherent value, while avoiding some of the downsides to legal personhood, namely, its embeddedness in the imperialist liberal individualism that characterizes western legal systems. Given its anthropocentric nature, personhood must be displaced as the aspirational classification for animals. …


Book Review Of Charged: The New Movement To Transform American Prosecution And End Mass Incarceration, Justin Murray Oct 2021

Book Review Of Charged: The New Movement To Transform American Prosecution And End Mass Incarceration, Justin Murray

Journal of Legal Education

No abstract provided.


Book Review Of The Legal Scholar’S Guidebook, Jamie R. Abrams Oct 2021

Book Review Of The Legal Scholar’S Guidebook, Jamie R. Abrams

Journal of Legal Education

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Amal Clooney & Philippa Webb, The Right To A Fair Trial In International Law (Oup, 2020), Robert Currie Jan 2021

Book Review: Amal Clooney & Philippa Webb, The Right To A Fair Trial In International Law (Oup, 2020), Robert Currie

Articles, Book Chapters, & Popular Press

Good lawyering, then, is required to maintain the fairness of trials, but good lawyering requires effective tools that can assist counsel in helping the contours of fairness be made apparent and cognizable before domestic courts. Translating international human rights law for the purposes of domestic application, in particular, is by no means an easy task, but this new text – The Right to a Fair Trial in International Law – provides lawyers with a formidable resource.


The Libertarian Case For Immigration (And Against Trump), Peter Margulies Jul 2020

The Libertarian Case For Immigration (And Against Trump), Peter Margulies

Law Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Disappearing Act: Are Free Speech Rights Decreasing?, Michael Conklin Jun 2020

Disappearing Act: Are Free Speech Rights Decreasing?, Michael Conklin

St. Mary's Law Journal

Abstract forthcoming.


All The News That's Fit To Hide: Sexual Assault And Silence In Hollywood And The Lawyers Who Let It Happen, Neil Fulton May 2020

All The News That's Fit To Hide: Sexual Assault And Silence In Hollywood And The Lawyers Who Let It Happen, Neil Fulton

Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review

Hollywood stars and moguls, sexual misconduct and harassment, investigative journalism, espionage, and unethical lawyer conduct—all this and more is on display in Ronan Farrow’s Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators. Working for NBC News and then The New Yorker, Farrow investigated allegations of serial sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein. He readily found women who said they had been assaulted by Weinstein, but getting those stories to the public required navigating an obstacle course of non-disclosure agreements, corporate legal departments, unethical conduct by Weinstein’s legal team, and even being followed by spies. In the end, however, …


Book Review: Hitler’S Atrocities Against Allied Pows: War Crimes Of The Third Reich, Timothy Heck Dec 2019

Book Review: Hitler’S Atrocities Against Allied Pows: War Crimes Of The Third Reich, Timothy Heck

Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal

Hitler’s Atrocities Against Allied PoWs cannot be regarded as an academic study of the fate awaiting captured Allied servicemen and women. Its narrow focus, socio-political goal, and limited engagement with the historiography prevent it from serving as more than a survey text or springboard. Chinnery attempts to tie the individual fates to a larger argument that the German armed forces and their security force compatriots were systematically responsible for the abuses described in the book. While the individual cases are compelling and some have a clear connection to explicit policies, the book does not succeed in linking its other examples …


Book Review Of Natural Resources Policy And Law: Trends And Directions, Ronald H. Rosenberg Sep 2019

Book Review Of Natural Resources Policy And Law: Trends And Directions, Ronald H. Rosenberg

Ronald H. Rosenberg

No abstract provided.


"Out Of Zion Shall Go Forth The Law", Nathan B. Oman Sep 2019

"Out Of Zion Shall Go Forth The Law", Nathan B. Oman

Nathan B. Oman

No abstract provided.


Human Rights In The Middle East, Linda A. Malone Sep 2019

Human Rights In The Middle East, Linda A. Malone

Linda A. Malone

No abstract provided.


Arab-Israeli Conflict, Linda A. Malone Sep 2019

Arab-Israeli Conflict, Linda A. Malone

Linda A. Malone

No abstract provided.


Integration And Local Politics, Neal Devins Sep 2019

Integration And Local Politics, Neal Devins

Neal E. Devins

No abstract provided.


Group Versus Individuals, Neal Devins Sep 2019

Group Versus Individuals, Neal Devins

Neal E. Devins

No abstract provided.


Putting Ethnography On The Witness Stand: Review Of Interrogating Ethnography: Why Evidence Matters, Janet K. Keeler Jan 2019

Putting Ethnography On The Witness Stand: Review Of Interrogating Ethnography: Why Evidence Matters, Janet K. Keeler

The Qualitative Report

Lawyer, historian and author Steven Lubet’s Interrogating Ethnography: Why Evidence Matters puts several well-known urban ethnographies on the figurative witness stand and finds that some don’t hold up to legal (and journalistic) scrutiny. The author encourages social science researchers to employ fact-checking techniques to increase the veracity of their work. While Lubet praises social science researchers for their altruistic missions and painstaking data collection in the field he finds follow-up research often lacking. He recognizes that ethnographers do not want to be the adversaries of marginalized subjects but believes that more rigorous vetting of data is crucial to the survival …


Current Tax Reading, Robin Boadway, Kim Brooks, Jinyan Li, Alan Macnaughton Jan 2019

Current Tax Reading, Robin Boadway, Kim Brooks, Jinyan Li, Alan Macnaughton

Articles, Book Chapters, & Popular Press

The Canadian Tax Journal publishes research in, and informed comment on, taxation and public finance, with particular relevance to Canada. To this end, the journal invites interested parties to submit manuscripts for possible publication as peer-reviewed articles, and it especially welcomes work that contributes to the analysis, design, and implementation of tax policies.


Current Tax Reading, Robin Boadway, Kim Brooks, Jinyan Li, Alan Macnaughton Jan 2019

Current Tax Reading, Robin Boadway, Kim Brooks, Jinyan Li, Alan Macnaughton

Articles, Book Chapters, & Popular Press

The Canadian Tax Journal publishes research in, and informed comment on, taxation and public finance, with particular relevance to Canada. To this end, the journal invites interested parties to submit manuscripts for possible publication as peer-reviewed articles, and it especially welcomes work that contributes to the analysis, design, and implementation of tax policies.


Class Actions In Canada: The Promise And Reality Of Access To Justice, Camille Cameron Jan 2019

Class Actions In Canada: The Promise And Reality Of Access To Justice, Camille Cameron

Articles, Book Chapters, & Popular Press

Class actions have found their way into the fabric of Canada’s civil justice system. Class action legislation has been in place in Ontario for 27 years and in British Columbia and Quebec for 25 and 40 years respectively. Trial and appellate courts have had many opportunities to deal with and develop the law of class actions. Notwithstanding their longevity, however, there is little qualitative and empirical research to test many of the justice claims that are made in favour of, and the criticisms that are levelled at, class actions. This is the unsettled terrain into which Professor Kalajdzic ventures. Her …


Keeping Up With New Legal Titles: The Legal Research Manual With Video Modules, 2nd Ed., Christine Iaconeta Dulac Nov 2018

Keeping Up With New Legal Titles: The Legal Research Manual With Video Modules, 2nd Ed., Christine Iaconeta Dulac

Faculty Publications

The Legal Research Survival Manual with Video Modules, by Robert Berring and Michael Levy, is an eighty-seven-page book written in a conversational, informal tone, packed with all the information new legal researchers need to survive their early days in the law library. The book's intended audience are novice legal researchers, in particular first-year law students. The authors have filled the pages with sage advice but left out material novices are not likely to encounter during the first year of law school. The authors, with the help of two additional experts, have added twelve online videos readers can access for expanded …


Theorizing American Freedom (Review Essay), Anthony O'Rourke Apr 2018

Theorizing American Freedom (Review Essay), Anthony O'Rourke

Anthony O'Rourke

This is a review essay of The Two Faces of American Freedom, by Aziz Rana. The book presents a new and provocative account of the relationship between ideas of freedom and the constitutional structure of American power. Through the nineteenth century, Rana argues, America’s constitutional structure was shaped by a racially exclusionary, yet economically robust, concept that he calls “settler freedom.” Drawing on the burgeoning interdisciplinary field of settler colonial studies, as well as on the vast historical literature on civic republicanism, Rana contends that the concept of settler freedom necessitated a constitutional framework that enabled rapid territorial expansion and …


Orphans No More: A Review Of Elizabeth Sanderson, Government Lawyering: Duties And Ethical Challenges Of Government Lawyers, Andrew Martin Jan 2018

Orphans No More: A Review Of Elizabeth Sanderson, Government Lawyering: Duties And Ethical Challenges Of Government Lawyers, Andrew Martin

Articles, Book Chapters, & Popular Press

Elizabeth Sanderson’s Government Lawyering: Duties and Ethical Challenges of Government Lawyers is the first comprehensive and long-form assessment of why government lawyers are different than lawyers in private practice and why that difference matters. This book review essay begins by setting out Sanderson’s position on a few concepts key to legal ethics for government lawyers: a definition of government lawyers, an account of the duties that apply to them, and the identity of the client. It then goes on to highlight the book’s four major contributions: an emphasis on the role of the Deputy Attorney General as an interface between …


Sovereignty As Discourse, Robert L. Tsai Nov 2016

Sovereignty As Discourse, Robert L. Tsai

Robert L Tsai

No abstract provided.


Marshall J. Breger & Gary J. Edles, Independent Agencies In The United States—Law, Structure, And Politics, Roberta S. Karmel Sep 2016

Marshall J. Breger & Gary J. Edles, Independent Agencies In The United States—Law, Structure, And Politics, Roberta S. Karmel

Catholic University Law Review

Roberta S. Karmel, Centennial Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law at Brooklyn Law School, reviews Marshall J. Breger & Gary J. Edles new book Independent Agencies in the United States: Law, Structure, and Politics.

Professor Karmel examines and evaluates each chapter of Independent Agencies in the United States: Law, Structure, and Politics from her own unique perspective based on her experience as a staff member and, later, commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, director of the New York Stock Exchange, and member of the National Association of …


Book Review: The Strategic Constitution: Understanding Canadian Power In The World By Irvin Studin, Stephen Paul Haigh Jan 2016

Book Review: The Strategic Constitution: Understanding Canadian Power In The World By Irvin Studin, Stephen Paul Haigh

Osgoode Hall Law Journal

This is a book review of The Strategic Constitution: Understanding Canadian Power in the World by Irvin Studin


Book Review: The Corporate Criminal: Why Corporations Must Be Abolished By Steve Tombs And David Whyte, Joan Brockman Jan 2016

Book Review: The Corporate Criminal: Why Corporations Must Be Abolished By Steve Tombs And David Whyte, Joan Brockman

Osgoode Hall Law Journal

This is a book review of The Corporate Criminal: Why Corporations Must Be Abolished by Steve Tombs and David Whyte


Book Review Of The Unions And The Cities: Studies Of Unionism In Government, Ronald Brown Aug 2015

Book Review Of The Unions And The Cities: Studies Of Unionism In Government, Ronald Brown

Ronald Brown

No abstract provided.