Professor Deborah Tuerkheimer’s forthcoming article, SlutWalking in the Shadow of the Law, was recently cited in a Slate story, How Did Jameis Winston Evade a Rape Charge? Tuerkheimer’s article will appear in Issue 4 of Volume 98 of the Minnesota Law Review, forthcoming in April 2014.
Law professor and blogger Frank Pasquale recently published a post in response to a scathing critique of law journals by Times journalist Adam Liptak. Pasquale notes that law journals can actually help instigate change and cites, as an example, Saule T. Omarova’s article The Merchants of Wall Street: Banking, Commerce, and Commodities, published in Issue [...]
View Mark Schneider’s presentation from the Minnesota Law Review Symposium, International Labor Law: Opportunity, Solution, or Intrusion.
The Minnesota Law Review is no longer accepting submissions for Volume 98. Thank you to everyone who submitted articles, and we hope you will continue submitting to the Minnesota Law Review in the future. Submissions will open again in Spring 2013 for Volume 99. For more information on submitting to the Minnesota Law Review, please [...]
The Minnesota Law Review is now accepting submissions. Submissions will continue until Volume 98 is filled. In previous years, submissions have remained open until early September. The Minnesota Law Review will consider for publication in its print edition any original work focusing on any topic or field in the law. Authors must submit articles through the [...]
The Minnesota Law Review welcomes the new editorial board and staffers for Volume 98! We’re looking forward to a great year for our staffers, editors, alumni, authors, and readers. Below find the new, Volume 98 Masthead. The Volume 98 Masthead is also available for download here.
The Future of Organized Labor: Labor Law in the 21st Century Friday, October 25, 2013 At the turn of the century, 28 percent of American workers were unionized. Today, only 8 percent of American workers belong to unions, and the decline is likely to continue. The 2013 Symposium will allow the Minnesota Law Review to [...]
The Volume 97 Lead Piece, a study of how the Supreme Court treats business interests by distinguished legal scholars Lee Epstein, William M. Landes, and Richard A. Posner, was profiled in the May 5, 2013 edition of the New York Times. The story, titled Corporations Find a Friend in the Supreme Court, details the study’s finding: since [...]
The Minnesota Law Review has closed the spring submissions period for Volume 98. Submissions for Volume 98 will reopen on Thursday, August 1. Please see the submissions page for more details.
Case Comment: Bhogaita v. Altamonte
EVERY DOG CAN HAVE HIS DAY IN COURT: THE USE OF ANIMALS AS DEMONSTRATIVE EXHIBITS Kyle R. Kroll, Volume 100, Online Managing Editor In Bhogaita v. Altamonte, the Eleventh Circuit recently decided whether to allow a dog in the courtroom as a demonstrative exhibit. Although the case presented many serious [...]
Revisiting Water Bankruptcy
REVISITING WATER BANKRUPTCY IN CALIFORNIA’S FOURTH YEAR OF DROUGHT Olivia Moe, Volume 100, Managing Editor This spring, as “extreme” to “exceptional” drought stretched across most of California—indicating that a four-year streak of drought was not about to resolve itself—Governor Jerry Brown issued an unprecedented order to reduce potable urban water [...]
Defying Auer Deference
DEFYING AUER DEFERENCE: SKIDMORE AS A SOLUTION TO CONSERVATIVE CONCERNS IN PEREZ v. MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION Nicholas R. Bednar, Volume 100, Lead Articles Editor* On March 9, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its decision in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association. The Court overturned the D.C. [...]