Tag Archives: Issue 3

Engaged Client-Centered Representation and the Moral Foundations of the Lawyer-Client Relationship

Thank you for inviting me here to speak with you today about engaged client-centered representation. I am going to talk about the continuities and discontinuities between the way lawyers and clients are viewed in the two worlds in which I … Continue reading

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The Constitutional Politics of Presidential Succession

Imagine terror strikes the nation. As the President approaches the dais to deliver the annual State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress, terrorists unleash the horror of a weapon of mass destruction in the heart of … Continue reading

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Law, Economics, and Society

Lawrence M. Friedman It might seem a little bold for an outsider to talk about the status and future of law and economics. (It is probably more than a little bold to talk about the future of anything, if the … Continue reading

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The Challenges to Legal Education in 1973 and 2012: An Introduction to the Anniversary Issue of the Hofstra Law Review

Almost forty years after its publication, the first issue of the Hofstra Law Review remains memorable because of its impressive list of authors, challenging content, and innovative structure. Astoundingly, it is relevant even today. It exemplifies the best a law … Continue reading

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Families Now: What We Don’t Know Is Hurting Us

Almost twenty years ago, the Hofstra Law Review published Marriage, Divorce, and the Family: A Cautionary Tale. It was an adaptation of a speech I made as the Sidney and Walter Siben Distinguished Professorship Lecturer for 1992 to 93. The … Continue reading

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Look Over Your Figurative Shoulder: How to Save Individual Dignity and Privacy on the Internet

Pervasive image capture via modern handheld technologies, combined with the universal and excessive use of the Internet, has caused a breakdown of privacy norms. Erin Andrews, a sports news journalist, has provided a face to the victimization of the masses … Continue reading

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On Madison, Muslims, and the New York City Police Department

An exchange of letters between James Madison and Thomas Jefferson frames this Article. In October of 1787, Madison, the intellectual and political force behind the successful adoption of the Constitution in September of that year, had forwarded a copy of … Continue reading

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Modifying the Filibuster: A Means to Foster Bipartisanship While Reigning in its Most Egregious Abuses

Over the past few years, a parliamentary maneuver in the U.S. Senate known as the filibuster has been the subject of considerable debate. Defined as a “deliberate use of prolonged debate and procedural delaying tactics to block action supported by … Continue reading

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Constitutional Branding

When the Hofstra Law Review began over forty years ago, the Senate had just rejected President Richard Nixon’s nominations of Clement Haynsworth and Harold Carswell to the U.S. Supreme Court. In the ensuing years, Supreme Court selection does not appear … Continue reading

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Executing Equity: The Broad Judicial Discretion to Stay the Execution of Death Sentences

Stays of executions of sentences are equitable remedies provided to defendants to allow them full and fair consideration of their sentences. The courts’ exercise of their power to stay executions is often crucial for the proper administration of justice. However, … Continue reading

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