On February 3, 2023, the American University Law Review's 2023 Annual Symposium—Equal Justice Under Law?—explored what is left of the Constitution after the 2021-2022 U.S. Supreme Court term.
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First Do No Harm: Revisiting Meriwether v. Hartop and Academic Freedom in Higher Education
71 Am. U. L. Rev. 977 (2022).
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)
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 ...
Character Copyrightability in Chaos: How Unclear Character Copyright Tests Lead to Improper Results
71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1145 (2022)
Copyright law for fictional characters has been inconsistent since the first character copyright case in 1930. The lack of explicit statutory protecti ...
When a Second Chance Gets a Second Chance: Reasonableness Review Reigns for Motions Under Section 404(B) of The First Step Act on Appeal
71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1183 (2022).
The First Step Act of 2018 was an historic criminal justice reform bill that, among its many provisions, retroactively reduced the disparity in senten ...
Faulty Pipeline and the Holey Shale: The Fundamental Trespass of Fracking
71 Am. U. L. Rev. F. 95 (2022).
Anglo-American courts, perhaps more than any others, hold property rights in extremely high regard. Of those rights, the right to exclude others is th ...
Harnessing the Wind: A Framework for PISC Accountability
71 Am. U. L. Rev. F. 71 (2021).
* Associate Professor of Law and Ethics, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. J.D., University of Maryland School of Law; B.B.A., Loyola University. ...
71 Am. U. L. Rev. 377 (2021).
Ordinary Clients, Overreaching Lawyers, and the Failure to Implement Adequate Client Protection Measures
71 Am. U. L. Rev. 447 (2021).
The Corporate Contract and the Internal Affairs Doctrine
71 Am. U. L. Rev. 501 (2021).
An Apple a Day Keeps Educational Malpractice Lawsuits at Bay: Applying Principles of Medical Malpractice’s “Locality Rule” to Deconstruct the Academic Abstention Doctrine
71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1105 (2022)