Law Library

News and Reports for February 2017

Rare Book Acquisition by Special Collections

New acquisition in Special Collections is a second edition copy of Giles Jacob's The Laws of Liberty and Property: Or, a Concise Treatise of All the Laws, Statutes and Ordinances, Made for the Benefit and Protection of the Subjects of England: And the Preservation of their Lives, Estates, Lands, and Tenements, Goods, Chattels, Rights, Privileges, &c. printed in 1734. Both the first and second editions of this title are rare. Georgetown Law Library is only one of 5 libraries in the United States to own a copy. Jacob's Laws of Liberty and Property, greatly influenced the founding fathers and American Constitutionalism. It is available to view in Special Collections in the Williams Library. Please email for more information.  

New Databases

  2. College Compass
  3. Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, Vol. I-III

Call for Publications for the Spring Scholarship Luncheon

The Annual Spring Scholarship Luncheon will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017. As usual, the library asks for your help to prepare the exhibit for this event by sending us copies of your 2016-2017 scholarship if you haven't already done so.  

Please send your copies of any book, book chapter, journal article, book review, Congressional testimony, or Supreme Court brief (published in 2016-17 or forthcoming in 2017) to Yelena Rodriguez. Alternatively, you can call her at 202-662-9136 or e-mail to request pickup of your material. When sending items to the library, please indicate whether the items are on loan or a gift to the library's archives.

Faculty Scholarship Report

Links to some materials are available below. Following is a list of what the links represent:
  • [HEIN] = Available on Hein Online
  • [W] = Available on Westlaw
  • [L] = Available on Lexis
  • [Gtown Law] = Available in Georgetown Law Scholarly Commons
  • [SSRN] = Available in SSRN Working Papers collection
  • [WWW] = Available for free on the Internet
  • [BOOK] - More information available in law library catalog

Hope Babcock

Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers  

Hope M. Babcock, Illegal Marijuana Cultivation on Public Lands: Our Federalism on a Very Bad Trip, 43 Ecology L.Q. (forthcoming).  

Randy Barnett

Journal Articles  

Randy E. Barnett,In Defense of Constitutional Republicanism: A Reply to Criticisms of Our Republican Constitution, 32 Const. Comment. 207-246 (2017) (commentary on reviews of Randy E. Barnett, Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People (2016)).  [L] [W]

Angela Campbell

Journal Articles  

Angela Campbell,Rethinking Children's Advertising Policies for the Digital Age, 29 Loy. Consumer L. Rev. 1-54 (2016).  [L] [W]

Erin Carroll

Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers  

Erin C. Carroll, Making News: Balancing Newsworthiness and Privacy in the Age of Algorithms,(working paper).  [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

J. Glover

Journal Articles  

J. Maria Glover,A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 221-309 (2017).  [L] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]

Lawrence Gostin

Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers  

Lawrence O. Gostin & Ana Ayala, Global Health Security in an Era of Explosive Pandemic Potential, 9 J. Nat'l Sec. L. & Pol'y (forthcoming).  [SSRN] [Gtown Law]  

Journal Articles  

Lawrence O. Gostin & Gian Luca Burci,Privatized Pharmaceutical Innovation vs Access to Essential Medicines: A Global Framework for Equitable Sharing of Benefits, 317 JAMA 473-474 (2017).    

Lawrence O. Gostin & James G. Hodge Jr.,Reforming Federal Public Health Powers: Responding to National and Global Threats, JAMA (Online First), Feb. 16, 2017, at E1-E2.  [SSRN]

Lisa Heinzerling

Congressional Testimony  

A Growth Agenda: Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Commerce, Sci., & Transp., 115th Cong., Feb. 1, 2017 (Statement of Lisa Heinzerling)(CIS No.: Pending).  

Gregory Klass

Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers  

Gregory Klass, Contract Exposition and Formalism,(working paper).  [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

David Koplow

Journal Articles  

David A. Koplow,Eve of Destruction: Implementing Arms Control Treaty Obligations to Dismantle Weaponry, 8 Harv. Nat'l Sec. J. 158-238 (2017).  [L] [W] [WWW]

Sherally Munshi

Journal Articles  

Sherally Munshi,Immigration, Imperialism, and the Legacies of Indian Exclusion, 28 Yale J.L. & Human. 51-104 (2016).  [L] [W]

Paul Rothstein


Paul F. Rothstein & Susan W. Crump, Federal Testimonial Privileges: Evidentiary Privileges Relating to Witnesses and Documents in Federal Law Cases (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West 2d ed. 2003-2017) (publishing annual editions).  [BOOK]  

Paul F. Rothstein, Federal Rules of Evidence (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West 3d ed. 2000-2017) (publishing annual editions).  [BOOK]

Abbe Smith

Journal Articles  

Abbe Smith,Representing Rapists: The Cruelty of Cross Examination and Other Challenges for a Feminist Criminal Defense Lawyer, 53 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 255-309 (2016).  [L] [W]

Jill Smith

Journal Articles  

Jill A. Smith, 87 Libr. Q. 75-76 (2017) (reviewing Getting the Word Out: Academic Libraries as Scholarly Publishers (Maria Bonn & Mike Furlough eds. (2015)).  

Lawrence Solum

Journal Articles  

Lawrence B. Solum,Republican Constitutionalism, 32 Const. Comment. 175-205 (2017) (reviewing Randy E. Barnett, Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People (2016)).  [L] [W]

David Super


David A. Super, Public Welfare Law (St. Paul, Minn.: Foundation Press 2017).  [BOOK]

Kristen Tiscione

Book Chapters and Collected Works  

Kristen K. Tiscione & Angela Onwuachi-Willig,Commentary on Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson, in Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court 297-321 (Kathryn M. Stanchi, Linda L. Berger & Bridget J. Crawford eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2016).  [BOOK]

Rebecca Tushnet

Journal Articles  

Rebecca Tushnet, Registering Disagreement: Registration in Modern American Trademark Law, 130 Harv. L. Rev. 867-941 (2017).  [L] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]

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