Tag Archives: Volume 39 Issue 2

The Candor Factor: Does Nominee Evasiveness Affect Judiciary Committee Support for Supreme Court Nominees?

Are members of the Senate Judiciary Committee more likely to vote in favor of Supreme Court nominees who are candid and forthcoming during their confirmation hearings? Based on a line by line content analysis of every hearing transcript since 1955, … Continue reading

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Cutting the Party Line: How the SEC Can Silence Persisting Phone Call Tips

The fundamental premise of the U.S. federal securities laws is full and fair disclosure to all investors regardless of status or number of shares in their portfolios.1 Then why, after more than seventy years of prohibition, are there still blatant … Continue reading

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Music Mashups: Testing the Limits of Copyright Law as Remix Culture Takes Society By Storm

In an age where rapidly changing technology is transforming traditional methods of communication and expression, many wonder if the laws of the twentieth century will suffice in the new millennium. The Framers of the Constitution certainly did not anticipate the … Continue reading

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Leading the Way in Unconstitutional Delegations of Legislative Power: Statutory Incorporation of the LEED Rating System

“Green building” was [o]nce considered to be a part of the Left Coast fringe, along with hot tubs and macrame,” but this perception has changed dramatically in the minds of the American people.2 The green building movement has roots in … Continue reading

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An Act for All Contexts: Incorporating the Pregnancy Discrimination Act into Title IX to Help Pregnant Students Gain and Retain Access to Education

Few would agree that pregnancy discrimination is a tolerable by7 product of a modern society. Yet there is at least one segment of society where pregnancy discrimination can thrive¬≤federally funded schools. Even though Title IX was passed in 1972 to … Continue reading

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