Recent Developments

The American University Law Review is placing a call for submissions of original legal articles and scholarly commentaries for its forthcoming issue dedicated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Learn more here!

The American University Law Review is placing a call for submissions of original legal articles and scholarly commentaries for its forthcoming issue dedicated to its Annual Symposium. Learn more here!

Recent Articles

Unjustly Vilified TRIPS-Plus?: Intellectual Property Law in Free Trade Agreements

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1449 (2022).

By Marketa Trimble*
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Transplanting Anti-Suit Injunctions

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1537 (2022).

By Peter K. Yu, Jorge L. Contreras, & Yu Yang
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Review of Veterans Law Decisions of the Federal Circuit, 2021 Edition

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1619 (2022).

By Angela Drake,* Yelena Duterte,** & Stacey-Rae Simcox***
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Year in Review: The Federal Circuit’s 2021 Government Contract Law Decisions

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1699 (2022).

By Morgan W. Huston, Nicholas Feldstern, & Camille Chambers*
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Inhospitable: Third Party Liability for Sex Trafficking in the Hospitality Sector

71 Am. U. L. Rev. F. 137 (2022).

By Tessa Zavislan*
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In Memoriam: Egon Guttman

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 825 (2022).

By AU Law Review
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Taxing Sports

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 845 (2022).

By John T. Holden* and Kathryn Kisska-Schulze**
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Are the Federal Rules of Evidence Unconstitutional?

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 911 (2022).

By Ethan J. Leib*
The Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE) rest on an unacceptably shaky constitutional foundation. Unlike other regimes of federal rulemaking—for Civil Proc ...

First Do No Harm: Revisiting Meriwether v. Hartop and Academic Freedom in Higher Education

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 977 (2022).

By Inara Scott,* Elizabeth Brown,** and Eric Yordy***
Although the nature and extent of academic freedom has been subject to analysis for over a century, recent developments underscore the need to reconsi ...

Solving the Procedural Puzzles of the Texas Heartbeat Act and Its Imitators: The Limits and Opportunities of Offensive Litigation

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1029 (2022)

By Howard M. Wasserman* and Charles W. "Rocky" Rhodes**
The Texas Heartbeat Act, enacted in 2021 as Senate Bill 8 (S.B. 8), prohibits abortions following detection of a fetal heartbeat, a constitutionally i ...