Volume 125 · May 2012 · Number 7
Regulation for the Sake of Appearance
Adam M. Samaha
THE NEW PRIVATE LAW
Introduction: Pragmatism and Private Law
John C.P. Goldberg
The Obligatory Structure of Copyright Law: Unbundling the Wrong of Copying
Property as the Law of Things
Henry E. Smith
Duties, Liabilities, and Damages
Stephen A. Smith
Palsgraf, Punitive Damages, and Preemption
Benjamin C. Zipursky
The Perils of Fragmentation and Reckless Innovation
Independence, Congressional Weakness, and the Importance of Appointment: The Impact of Combining Budgetary Autonomy with Removal Protection
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).
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).