Recent Developments

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Recent Articles

No Shortcuts on Human Rights: Bail and the International Criminal Trial

By Caroline L. Davidson | 60 Am. U. L. Rev. 1 (2010) Click here to view this…

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COMMENT: When Leviathan Speaks: Reining In the Government-Speech Doctrine Through a New and Restrictive Approach

By Carl G. DeNigris | Am. U. L. Rev. 133 (2010) Click here to view this Comment.

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COMMENT: Checks and Balances: Using the Freedom of Information Act to Evaluate the Federal Reserve Banks

By Kara Karlson | 60 Am. U. L. Rev 213 (2010) Click here to view this Comment.

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NOTE: Putting the “Convenience” Back in Forum Non Conveniens: {{Gonzalez v. Advanced Medical Optics, Inc.}}

By Lindsay Cronin | 61 Am. U. L. Rev. 205 (2011) Click here to read this Note.

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COMMENT: Out of the Strike Zone: Why {{Graham v. Florida}} Makes It Unconstitutional to Use Juvenile-Age Convictions as Strikes to Mandate Life Without Parole Under § 841(b)(1)(A)

By Christopher J. Walsh | 61 Am. U. L. Rev. 165 (2011) Life without parole is an…

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Heads I Win, Tails You Lose: Reconciling {{Brown v. Gardner}}’s Presumption That Interpretive Doubt Be Resolved in Veterans’ Favor with {{Chevron}}

By Linda Jellum | 61 Am. U. L. Rev. 59 (2011) In Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Natural…

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Federal Circuit Issue

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{{Padilla v. Kentucky}}: A New Chapter in Supreme Court Jurisprudence on Whether Deportation Constitutes Punishment for Lawful Permanent Residents?

By Anita Maddali | 61 Am. U. L. Rev. 1 (2011) In this Article, I argue that the…

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Joining the Law Review

Membership on the American University Law Review is highly selective.  The Law Review typically extends invitations to…

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COMMENT: Disrobing Judicial Campaign Contributions: A Case for Using the {{Buckley}} Framework to Analyze the Constitutionality of Judicial Solicitation Bans

By Aimee Priya Ghosh | 61 Am. U. L. Rev. 125 (2011) In the past twenty years,…

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