Tag Archives: Volume 39 Issue 3

Grooming Dogs for the Educational Setting: The “IDEIA” Behind Service Dogs in the Public Schools

Service dogs traditionally have been used to guide people with visual impairments, acting as their “eyes” and helping them to independently perform daily functions. However, service dogs are also valuable for people with other types of disabilities, including hearing impairments, … Continue reading

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Courts Mistakenly Cross-Out Memorials: Why the Establishment Clause Is Not Violated By Roadside Crosses

Mollie Mishoe lost her husband in a fatal car accident on August 3, 2007, a few months before their fiftieth wedding anniversary. For Mollie and her children, the grieving process included erecting two roadside crosses at the site of the … Continue reading

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Balancing Policy Tensions of the Vaccine Act in Light of the Omnibus Austim Proceeding: Are Petitioners Getting a Fair Shot at Compensation?

Her life has been marked with sadness and suffering, but when Michelle Cedillo was born in 1994 she was a happy, healthy baby. She shifted into her toddler years meeting all key developmental milestones. Then at fifteen months of age … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?—The Tale of Louis Wolfson’s Affirmed

Why would someone choose to name a thoroughbred racehorse “Affirmed” after his conviction for federal securities laws violations had been affirmed on appeal? This inquiry is the basis for exploring the enigmatic life and spectacular career of Louis E. Wolfson, … Continue reading

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Punishing for the Injury: Tort Law’s Influence in Defining the Constitutional Limitations on Punitive Damage Awards

The proper limitations on a punitive damage award depend on the conception of punitive damages. Is the award a private law remedy, limited to resolving the dispute between the parties? Or is it a public law remedy, capable of addressing … Continue reading

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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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