Harvard Law Review, 125: 7 (2012)

 

Harvard Law Review

Volume 125 · May 2012 · Number 7

 

ARTICLE
Regulation for the Sake of Appearance
Adam M. Samaha

SYMPOSIUM
THE NEW PRIVATE LAW

Introduction: Pragmatism and Private Law
John C.P. Goldberg

The Obligatory Structure of Copyright Law: Unbundling the Wrong of Copying
Shyamkrishna Balganesh

Property as the Law of Things
Henry E. Smith

Duties, Liabilities, and Damages
Stephen A. Smith

Palsgraf, Punitive Damages, and Preemption
Benjamin C. Zipursky

NOTES
The Perils of Fragmentation and Reckless Innovation

Independence, Congressional Weakness, and the Importance of Appointment: The Impact of Combining Budgetary Autonomy with Removal Protection

RECENT CASES
Ninth Circuit Holds Female Plaintiffs Brought Valid Excessive Force Claims Against Police Officers Who Tased Them. — Mattos v. Agarano, 661 F.3d 433 (9th Cir. 2011) (en banc).

Second Circuit Declines to Extend Ricci v. DeStefano. — Briscoe v. City of New Haven, 654 F.3d 200 (2d Cir. 2011).

Ninth Circuit Affirms 262-Month Sentence Based on Uncharged Murder. — United States v. Fitch, 659 F.3d 788 (9th Cir. 2011).

Ninth Circuit Holds that Teacher Speech in School-Related Settings Is Necessarily Government Speech. — Johnson v. Poway Unified School District, 658 F.3d 954 (9th Cir. 2011).

RECENT LEGISLATION
Congress Restricts Guantánamo Transfers, Prompting Constitutional Signing Statement Objection. — National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, Pub. L. No. 112-81, 125 Stat. 1298 (2011) (to be codified in scattered sections of the U.S. Code).

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