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News and Reports for June 2017

New databases

1. ProQuest Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2017

2. ProQuest Indian Claims Insight

LexisNexis Acquires Ravel Law

From the LexisNexis press release: "The acquisition will expand the LexisNexis Legal Analytics suite of products through full integration of Ravel Law’s judicial analytics, data visualization technology and unique case law PDF content from the Harvard Law Library into Lexis Litigation Profile Suite® and Lexis Advance®...Ravel Law’s machine-learning, artificial intelligence and natural language processing technologies mine published case opinions, providing a wealth of information that helps litigators quickly uncover new insights and build specific arguments for use in court." 

Faculty Scholarship Report

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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

Journal Articles

Hope M. Babcock, Using the Federal Public Trust Doctrine to Fill Gaps in the Legal Systems Protecting Migrating Wildlife from the Effects of Climate Change, 95 Neb. L. Rev. 649-701 (2017). [L] [W]

Randy Barnett

Journal Articles

Randy E. Barnett & Josh Blackman, Restoring the Lost Confirmation, 83 U. Chi. L. Rev. Online 18-27 (2016)(expanded in Nat'l Aff., Fall 2016, at 97-112). [L] [W] [SSRN]

Maxwell Bloche

Journal Articles

Maxwell Gregg Bloche, Toward a Science of Torture?, 95 Tex. L. Rev. 1329-1355 (2017). [L] [W] [WWW]

J. Peter Byrne

Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers

J. Peter Byrne, Property in the Anthropocene, 7 Brigham-Kanner Prop. Rts. Conf. J. (forthcoming). [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Sheryll Cashin


Sheryll D. Cashin, Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy (Boston: Beacon Press 2017). [BOOK]

Michael Diamond

Journal Articles

Michael Diamond, The Transposition of Power: Law, Lawyers and Social Movements, 24 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol'y 319-351 (2017). [L] [W]

Laura Donohue

Journal Articles

Laura K. Donohue, The Fourth Amendment in a Digital World, 71 N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am. L. 533-685 (2017). [L] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Peter Edelman

Forthcoming Works - Books

Peter B. Edelman, Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America (The New Press forthcoming).

Lilian Faulhaber

Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers

Lilian V. Faulhaber, The Trouble with Tax Competition: From Practice to Theory, 71 Tax L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018). [SSRN]

Anna Gelpern

Congressional Testimony

Lessons from the IMF’s Bailout of Greece: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on Monetary Policy & Trade of the H. Comm. on Fin. Servs., 115th Cong., May 18, 2017 (Statement of Anna Gelpern) (CIS No.: Pending). [WWW]

Lawrence Gostin

Journal Articles

Lawrence O. Gostin, The World Health Organization’s Ninth Director-General: The Leadership of Tedros Adhanom, 95 Milbank Q. (Online First), June 21, 2017. [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]

Lawrence O. Gostin, “America First”: Prospects for Global Health, 95 Milbank Q. 224-228 (2017). [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]

Lawrence O. Gostin, Mary Clare DeBartolo & Rebecca Katz, The Global Health Law Trilogy: Towards a Safer, Healthier, and Fairer World, Lancet Online, May 15, 2017, at 1-9. [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Donald Langevoort

Journal Articles

Donald C. Langevoort, Cultures of Compliance, 54 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 933-977 (2017). [L] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Adam Levitin

Congressional Testimony

Fostering Economic Growth: The Role of Financial Institutions in Local Communities: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Banking, Hous. & Urban Aff., 115th Cong., June 8, 2017 (Statement of Adam J. Levitin) (CIS No.: Pending). [WWW]

Abbe Smith

Journal Articles

Abbe Smith, Criminal Justice--Or Any Justice At All--Under Trump, 46 Geo. L.J. Ann. Rev. Crim. Proc. iii-xii (2017). [W]

Lawrence Solum

Book Chapters and Collected Works

Lawrence B. Solum, Originalism, Hermeneutics, and the Fixation Thesis, in The Nature of Legal Interpretation: What Jurists Can Learn About Legal Interpretation from Linguistics and Philosophy 130-155 (Brian G. Slocum ed., Chicago: University of Chicago Press 2017). [BOOK]

Yvonne Tew

Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers

Yvonne Tew, Comparative Originalism in Constitutional Interpretation in Asia, Sing. Acad. L.J. (Special Issue) (forthcoming 2017).

Yvonne Tew, Politicization of Constitutional Islam: The Case of Malaysia, Kyoto Rev. Se. Asia (working paper).

Journal Articles

Yvonne Tew, 64 Am. J. Comp. L. 1024-1030 (2016) (reviewingPo Jen Yap,Constitutional Dialogue in Common Law Asia (2015)). [W]

Robert Thompson

Forthcoming Works - Book Chapters and Collected Works

Robert B. Thompson, Delaware’s Dominance: A Peculiar Illustration of American Federalism, in Can Delaware Be Dethroned? Evaluating Delaware’s Dominance of Corporate Law (forthcoming). [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Robert B. Thompson, Why New Corporate Law Arises: Implications for the 21st Century, in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up? (William Savitt, Steven Davidoff Solomon & Randall Thomas eds., University of Chicago Press forthcoming). [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Rebecca Tushnet

Journal Articles

Rebecca Tushnet, Raising Walls Against Overlapping Rights: Preemption and the Right of Publicity, 92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1539-1559 (2017). [L] [W] [WWW]

Robin L. West

Journal Articles

Robin L. West, The New Legal Criticism, 117 Colum. L. Rev. Online 144-164 (2017). [L] [WWW]

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