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Submissions from 2017

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Sovereignty and Social Change in the Wake of India’s Recent Sodomy Cases, Deepa Das Acevedo

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“Hurdling” Gender Identity Discrimination: The Implications of State Participation Policies on Transgender Youth Athletes’ Ability to Thrive, Kayla L. Acklin

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Classroom Taping Under Legal Scrutiny—A Road Map for a Law School Policy, Alexis Anderson

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The Law of Nonmarriage, Albertina Antognini

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Reed v. Town of Gilbert: Relax, Everybody, Enrique Armijo

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Call Me Ishimaru: Independent Enforcement of International Agreements, John Arnold

Twenty Years After ProCD (Panel 2), Ann Bartow, David S. Olson, and Michael J. Meurer

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The Sermon on the Mountain of Cash: How to Curtail the Prosperity Scheme and Prevent Opportunists from “Preying” on Vulnerable Parishioners, Jacob M. Bass

Criminal Justice Reform Conference Panel One, Sharon Beckman, Ira Gant, Cynthia Garza, Mark D. Martin, David Meier, and R. Michael Cassidy

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Inverse Condemnation and Fracking Disasters: Government Liability for the Environmental Consequences of Hydraulic Fracturing Under a Constitutional Takings Theory, Joseph Belza

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Reefer Madness: How Non-Legalizing States Can Revamp Dram Shop Laws to Protect Themselves from Marijuana Spillover from Their Legalizing Neighbors, Jessica Berch

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Enjoying Your "Free" App? The First Circuit's Approach to an Outdated Law in Yershov v. Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc., Wendy Beylik

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The Racialization of Juvenile Justice and the Role of the Defense Attorney, Tamar R. Birckhead

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The Public Trust as an Antimonopoly Doctrine, Michael C. Blumm and Aurora Paulsen Moses

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Good Things Don't Come to Those Forced to Wait: Denial of a Litigant's Request to Proceed Anonymously Can be Appealed Prior to Final Judgment in the Wake of Doe v. Village of Deerfield, Chloe Booth

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BC Law Magazine Winter 2017, Boston College Law School

Focus: Your Career (2017), Boston College Law School

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A General Theory of Preemption: With Comments on State Decriminalization of Marijuana, Lea Brilmayer

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McDonnell and the Criminalization of Politics, George D. Brown

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Who Needs to Know? The Seventh Circuit Accepts Information Sent to Government as Publicly Disclosed in Cause of Action v. Chicago Transit Authority, Kurtis Brown

Criminal Justice Reform Conference Panel Two: Reducing Recidivism, Will Brownsberger, Jose Bou, Adam Foss, Leslie Walker, and R. Michael Cassidy

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The Cost of High Prices: Embedding an Ethic of Expense into the Standard of Care, Isaac D. Buck

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The Crisis Inside Crisis Pregnancy Centers: How to Stop These Facilities from Depriving Women of Their Reproductive Freedom, Brittany A. Campbell

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Don’t Ask Me About My Business: The Mafia’s Exploitation of the European Migration Crisis, Natalie Cappellazzo

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Introduction: Marijuana Laws and Federalism, Erwin Chemerinsky

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Policy, Preemption, and Pot: Extra-Territorial Citizen Jurisdiction, Gabriel J. Chin

Twenty Years After ProCD (Panel 1), Stephen Y. Chow, Michael Rustad, Rebecca Curtin, Michael J. Meurer, Joseph P. Liu, and David S. Olson

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Get Your Own Street Cred: An Argument for Trademark Protection for Street Art, Danielle Crinnion

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Deference to the Agency Is the Best Policy: The D.C. Circuit Applies Chevron in Denying Additional Medicare Reimbursements to Provider Hospitals in Washington Regional Medicorp, Brandon Curtin

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Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist, Laurel Davis

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Mortgage Supply Chain Failure and Innovation, Lisa Davis

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One Toke Too Far: The Demise of the Dormant Commerce Clause's Extraterritoriality Doctrine Threatens the Marijuana-Legalization Experiment, Chad DeVeaux

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A Long-Awaited Reboot: The FIFA Scandal and its Repercussions for Football’s Governing Body, Matthew B. DiCenso

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Creating Confusion Rather than Clarity: The Sixth Circuit's (Lack of) Decision in Tree of Life Christian Schools v. Upper Arlington, Lindsey Edinger

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Bio-Prospecting in the Arctic: An Overview of the Interaction Between the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Access and Benefit Sharing, Mar Campins Eritja

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The Role of Antitrust Principles in Patent Monopolies: The Third Circuit Applies Antitrust Scrutiny to No-AG Patent Settlements in Smithkline, Meghan Fay

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Rosenfield v. GlobalTranz: Is the Manager Rule Dead? The Ninth Circuit Holds That Fair Notice Is the Appropriate Test for Whether a Managerial Employee's Activity Is Protected Under the FLSA, Alyssa Fixsen

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Budding Conflicts: Marijuana's Impact on Unsettled Questions of Tribal-State Relations, Katherine J. Florey

The Future of Retail (Panel 1), Kenneth Frieze, Lisa Gavales, Paul Halpern, Chris Weilminster, Mark Weinberg, and Michael Goldberg

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Denying Disgorgement: The Supreme Court’s Refusal to Grant the Crow Tribe Relief, Alex Galliani

Criminal Justice Reform Keynote Address: CJ Gants, Ralph D. Gants and Elisabeth Medvedow

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Guacamole Is Extra but the Norovirus Comes Free: Implementing Paid Sick Days for American Workers, Erin Garrity

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The Legacy of Srebrenica: Potential Consequences of Reducing Liability for Troop Contributing Countries in Modern UN Peacekeeping Operations, Kelsey Gasseling

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The Constitutionality of the Immigration and Nationality Act Called into Question Again: The Ninth Circuit Correctly Holds "Obstruction of Justice" Raises Grave Constitutional Concerns in Valenzuela Gallardo v. Lynch, Taylor Gibson

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Quantifying the Tightness of Mortgage Credit and Assessing Policy Actions, Laurie S. Goodman

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Rethinking Prosecutors' Conflicts of Interest, Bruce A. Green and Rebecca Roiphe

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Standing in the Future: The Case for a Substantial Risk Theory of "Injury-in-Fact" in Consumer Data Breach Class Actions, Nicholas Green

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Dispelling the Myth that Law Students Can Close the Justice Gap, John P. Gross

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All the News That’s Worth the Risk: Improving Protection for Freelance Journalists in War Zones, Lindsay R. Grossman

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Constitutional Law and the Role of Scientific Evidence: The Transformative Potential of Doe v. Snyder, Melissa Hamilton

Criminal Justice Reform Conference Panel Three: Prospects for Sentencing Reform, Scott Harshbarger, Dan Conley, Mary Beth Heffernan, Carol Starkey, and R. Michael Cassidy

Gun Reform: What Can States Do?, Maura Healy, Martin O'Malley, and R. Michael Cassidy

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Footing the Bill for Natural Gas Leaks: Why States Should Limit Cost Recovery of Lost and Unaccounted for Gas, Liam Holland

State/Federal Tensions in Immigration Enforcement: Looking Back and Looking Forward: Panel 3, Mary Holper, Ingrid V. Eagly, Stephen H. Legomsky, Alicia Schmidt Camacho, and Daniel Kanstroom

State/Federal Tensions in Immigration Enforcement: Looking Back and Looking Forward: Panel 2, Kari E. Hong, Amy Grunder, Lucas Guttentag, and Michael Wishnie

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Tomorrow's Inheritance: The Frontiers of Estate Planning Formalism, David Horton

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The Irrational Actor in the CEO Suite: Implications for Corporate Governance, Renee M. Jones

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Discussion of Papers on Cyclicality in Mortgage Markets, Edward J. Kane

State/Federal Tensions in Immigration Enforcement: Looking Back and Looking Forward: Panel 1, Daniel Kanstroom, Beverly Cannone, Robert Cordy, and Nancy Gertner

State/Federal Tensions in Immigration Enforcement: Looking Back and Looking Forward (Keynote), Daniel Kanstroom and Martin O'Malley

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Targeted Killings—Never Not an Act of International Criminal Law Enforcement, Barry Kellman

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Battling the (Algae) Bloom: Watershed Policies and Plans in Wisconsin, Jamie Konopacky

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Marijuana Legalization and Nosy Neighbor States, Alex Kreit

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Unsafe Harbor: The European Union's Demand for Heightened Data Privacy Standards in Schrems v. Irish Data Protection Commissioner, Christina Lam

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Prioritizing National Security at the Expense of Refugee Rights: The Effects of H.T. v. Land Baden-Württenberg, Thomas F. Lampert

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Too Little Space: Does a Zoning Regulation Violate the Second Amendment?, Jordan Lamson

The Future of Retail (Panel 2), Sean Lane, Jacqueline Marcus, Michael O'Hara, David Pollack, Bradford Sandler, and James Wallack

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But See Kohlheim: The Third Circuit Muddies the Water on the Compensability of Employee Meal Periods under the Fair Labor Standards Act in Babcock v. Butler County, John A. LeBlanc

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O'Keeffe v. Ireland: The State's Obligation to Protect Children from Sexual Assault in State Schools, Heekyoung Lee

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Weaponizing Citizen Suits: Second Circuit Revises the Burden of Proof for Proving Sham Citizen Petitions in Apotex v. Acorda Therapeutics, Franklin Liu

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Zuchtvieh-Export GmbH v. Stadt Kempten: The Tension Between Uniform, Cross-Border Regulation and Territorial Sovereignty, David Mahoney

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Beyond Rehabilitation: Constitutional Violations Associated with the Isolation and Discrimination of Transgender Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, Sonja Marrett

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Foreword, Patricia A. McCoy

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Why Cyclicality Matters to Access to Mortgage Credit, Patricia A. McCoy and Susan M. Wachter

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Policy Preference: An Unreasonable Means to Advance Moot Claims Under the Endangered Species Act, Molly McGrath

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A Motion to Compel Changes to Federal Arbitration Law: How to Remedy the Abuses Consumers Face When Arbitrating Disputes, Jeremy McManus

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Moving from a Brandeis Brief to a Brandeis Law Firm: Challenges and Opportunities for Holistic Legal Services in the United States, Judith A. McMorrow

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Guidance Documents and Rules: Increasing Executive Accountability in the Regulatory World, Hale Melnick

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Mercury’s Toxic Process: How Bad Science and Bad Decisions Caused a Public Health Crisis, Cameryn Mercurio

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The Yates Memo: DOJ Public Relations Move or Meaningful Reform That Will End Impunity for Corporate Criminals?, Christopher Modlish

Law Day 2017: Ernest J. Moniz ’66, Ernest J. Moniz

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Circumstances Requiring Safeguards: Limitations on the Application of the Categorical Approach in Hernandez-Zavala v. Lynch, Kelly Morgan

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Playing to a New Crowd: How Congress Could Break the Startup Status Quo by Raising the Cap on the Jobs Act's Crowdfunding Exemption, Thomas Murphy

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Artificial Intelligence: Legal Research and Law Librarians, Mary Ann Neary and Sherry Xin Chen

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Sturgeon v. Frost: A Limited Holding Reveals an Environmentally Hesitant Post-Scalia Court, Michael O'Loughlin

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Removing the Troll from the Thicket: The Case for Enhancing Patent Maintenance Fees in Relation to the Size of a Patent Owner's Patent Portfolio, David S. Olson

Can We Recapture the Genius of Our Nation?, Martin O'Malley and Vincent D. Rougeau

Gov. Martin O'Malley: Restoring Integrity to our Democracy, Martin O'Malley and Vincent D. Rougeau

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A Consent Decree Abroad: Extraterritorial Enforcement of an EPA Consent Decree in United States v. Volvo Powertrain Corp., Marc C. Palmer

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The Economic Justice Imperative for Transactional Law Clinics, Lynnise E. Pantin

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Failing Cities and the Red Queen Phenomenon, Samir D. Parikh and Zhaochen He

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Dual Sovereignty in Europe?: A Critique of Habermas's Defense of the Nation-State, Vlad F. Perju

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On Uses and Misuses of Human Rights in European Constitutionalism, Vlad F. Perju

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Foreword—Forward, Zygmunt J.B. Plater

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An Examination of New York’s Martin Act as a Tool to Combat Climate Change, Ashley Poon

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Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: How Corporations Use Transfer Pricing to Avoid Taxation, Gregory Pun

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Expanding the Mortgage Credit Box: Lessons from the Community Advantage Program, Roberto G. Quercia and Sarah Riley

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Taft v. Bowers: The Foundation for Non-Recognition Provisions in the Income Tax, James R. Repetti

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Transparency, Disclosure and Developing Countries, Diane M. Ring

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Sound and Fury, Signifying Nothing: Why Shareholder Suits Are Ineffective to Promote Corporate Response to Climate Change, Eric J. Risley Jr.