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World Without a Fourth Amendment
(UCLA Law Review, 1991)
The subject of this Article is suggested by a single question: How would we regulate searches and seizures if the Fourth Amendment did not exist? This question is a useful one to ask even leaving aside the possibility of ...
The Effects of Race-Conscious Jury Selection on Public Confidence in the Fairness of Jury Proceedings: An Empirical Puzzle
(American Criminal Law Review, 1994)
In "Powers v. Ohio," the Court held that a peremptory challenge based on race violates the equal protection right of the challenged veniremember not to have her opportunities for jury service determined by her skin color. ...
Nameless Justice: The Case for the Routine Use of Anonymous Juries in Criminal Trials
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 1996)
We ask a lot of our jurors. The financial and emotional burdens of jury duty can be significant even in mundane cases. Deciding another's fate is often a trying ordeal, aggravated by unintelligible instructions, hostile ...
Should Labor be Allowed to Make Shareholder Proposals?
(Washington Law Review, 1998)
In this Article, we investigate whether labor unions and related entities should be permitted to continue to make shareholder proposals using Rule 14a-8 of the federal securities laws. We focus on the claim that labor is ...
Having it Both Ways: Proof That the U.S. Supreme Court is "Unfairly" Prosecution-Oriented
(Florida Law Review, 1996)
If the assertions that this essay makes about the Court's "unfair" prosecution-orientation withstand scrutiny,"3 two further conclusions might follow. First, the highest court in the country is so fixated on ensuring that ...
A "Party Satisfaction" Perspective on a Comprehensive Mediation Statute
(Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, 1998)
During the past fifteen years, the alternative dispute resolution movement has greatly altered the legal landscape. Courts, legislatures and administrative agencies have enacted more than 2000 laws dealing with mediation ...
The National Implications of Liability Reforms for General Liability and Medical Malpractice Insurance
(Seton Hall Law Review, 1994)
The stabilization of the insurance market may lead to lower prices for products and for medical care, but will also generally lead to lower values of tort awards as well. If the social objective was simply to reduce losses, ...
Using Warnings to Extend the Boundaries of Consumer Sovereignty
(Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, 1999)
We make decisions every day for which we may not have full information. Not all such decisions lead to negative consequences, however. For example, scientists still know very little about why aspirin has its beneficial ...
Public Values and Private Virtue
(Hastings Law Journal, 1994)
Professor Novak's article' is a much-needed breath of fresh air, because of both its historical approach and its rejection of a paradigm of pure individualism. Professor Novak eloquently reminds us that constitutional ...
The Endangered Species Act and Private Property: A Matter of Timing and Location
(Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, 1998)
This article examines some of the perverse consequences of the structure of the Endangered Species Act, namely that it deters property owners from conserving threatened species and lacks proactive measures.