Author: Vanderbilt Law Review


Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 71, Number 6

The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our November 2018 issue:


The Honorable Paul W. Grimm, Introduction: Reflection on the Future of Discovery in Civil Cases, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1775 (2018).

E. Donald Elliott, How We Got Here: A Brief History of Requester-Pays and Other Incentive Systems to Supplement Judicial Management of Discovery, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1785 (2018).

Jay Tidmarsh, Opting Out of Discovery, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1801 (2018).

Martin H. Redish, Discovery Cost Allocation, Due Process, and the Constitution’s Role in Civil Litigation, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1847 (2018).

Jessica Erickson, Bespoke Discovery, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1873 (2018).

Linda Sandstrom Simard, Seeking Proportional Discovery: The Beginning of the End of Procedural Uniformity in Civil Rules, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1919 (2018).

Robert H. Klonoff, Application of the New “Proportionality” Discovery Rule in Class Actions: Much Ado About Nothing, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1949 (2018).

Sergio J. Campos & Cheng Li, Discovery Disclosure and Deterrence, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1993 (2018).

Jonathan Remy Nash & Joanna Shepherd, Aligning Incentives and Cost Allocation in Discovery, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 2015 (2018).

Alexandra D. Lahav, A Proposal to End Discovery Abuse, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 2037 (2018).

David Rosenberg, Anne Brown, Jaehyun Oh & Benjamin Taylor, A Plan for Reforming Federal Pleading, Discovery, and Pretrial Merits Review, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 2059 (2018).

Cameron T. Norris, One-Way Fee Shifting After Summary Judgment, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 2117 (2018).

Gordon McKee, Anne Glover & Francis Rouleau, A Comparative Discussion of Who Pays for Document Discovery in Australia, Canada, Guernsey (Channel Islands) and Singapore and its Effect on Access to Justice, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 2145 (2018).

Paul Stancil, Discovery and the Social Benefits of Private Litigation, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 2171 (2018).


Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 71, Number 5

The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our October 2018 issue:


Adam N. Steinman, Access to Justice, Rationality, and Personal Jurisdiction, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1401 (2018).

Kent Barnett, Christina L. Boyd & Christopher J. Walker, Administrative Law’s Political Dynamics, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1463 (2018).

Christopher R. Leslie, Hindsight Bias in Antitrust Law, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1527 (2018).

Thomas Ward Frampton, The Jim Crow Jury, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1593 (2018).


James D. Nelson, The Trouble with Corporate Conscience, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1655 (2018).


Ahsin Azim, Common Sense: Rethinking the New Common Rule’s Weak Protections for Human Subjects, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1703 (2018).

Madison Tate Santana, Trafficked in Texas: Combatting the Sex-Trafficking Epidemic Through Prostitution Law and Sentencing Reform in the Lone Star State, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1739 (2018).


Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 71, Number 4

The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our May 2018 issue:


Rafael I. Pardo, Bankrupted Slaves, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1071 (2018).

William Magnuson, Regulating Fintech, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1167 (2018).

Sarah L. Swan, Plaintiff Cities, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1227 (2018).


Susan S. Kuo & Benjamin Means,The Political Economy of Corporate Exit, 71 Vand. L. Rev.  1293 (2018).


Alex Carver, Rethinking Conspiracy Jurisdiction in Light of Stream of Commerce and Effects-Based Jurisdictional Principles, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1333 (2018).

Jessica Lauren Haushalter,Neuronal Testimonial: Brain-Computer Interfaces and the Law, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1365 (2018).


Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 71, Number 3

The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our April 2018 issue:


F. Andrew Hessick, Consenting to Adjudication Outside the Article III Courts, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 715 (2018).

Paul R. Gugliuzza & Mark A. Lemley, Can a Court Change the Law by Saying Nothing?, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 765 (2018).

Alexandra D. Lahav, Procedural Design, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 821 (2018).

Gladriel Shobe, Private Benefits in Public Offerings: Tax Receivable Agreements in IPOs, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 889 (2018).


Jonathan R. Siegel, The Constitutional Case for Chevron Deference, 71 Vand. L. Rev.  937 (2018).


Nell Henson, A Taste of Their Own Medicine: Examining the Admissibility of Experts’ Prior Malpractice Under the Federal Rules of Evidence, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 995 (2018).

Danielle J. Reid, Combating the Enemy Within: Regulating Employee Misappropriation of Business Information, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1033 (2018).


Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 71, Number 2

The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our March 2018 issue:


Zachary S. Price, Funding Restrictions and Separation of Powers, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 357 (2018).

Tara Leigh Grove,The Origins (and Fragility) of Judicial Independence, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 465 (2018).

Thomas W. Merrill, Interpreting an Unamendable Text, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 547 (2018).


Matthew D. Cain, Jill Fish, Steven Davidoff Solomon, & Randall S. Thomas,The Shifting Tides of Merger Litigation, 71 Vand. L. Rev.  (2018).603


Richard Turner Henderson, Sink or Sell: Using Real Estate Purchase Options to Facilitate Coastal Retreat, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 641 (2018).

Alexandra Michelle Ortiz, Invisible Bars: Adapting the Crime of False Imprisonment to Better Address Coercive Control and Domestic Violence in Tennessee, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 681 (2018).




Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 71, Number 1

The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our January 2018 issue:


Andrew Keane Woods, The Transparency Tax, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 1 (2018).

Erik Encarnacion, Contract as Commodified Promise, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 61 (2018).

Yonathan A. Arbel, Adminization: Gatekeeping Consumer Contracts, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 121 (2018).

Jennifer Daskal, Borders and Bits, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 179 (2018).


Matthew R. Ginther, Francis X. Shen, Richard J. Bonnie, Morris B. Hoffman, Owen D. Jones, & Kenneth W. Simons, Decoding Guilty Minds: How Jurors Attribute Knowledge and Guilt, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 241 (2018).


Zoe M. Beiner, Signed, Sealed, Delivered—Not Yours: Why the Fair Labor Standards Act Offers a Framework for Regulating Gestational Surrogacy, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 285 (2018).

Margaret Wilkinson Smith, Restore, Revert, Repeat: Examining the Decompensation Cycle and the Due Process Limitations on the Treatment of Incompetent Defendants, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 319 (2018).




Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 70, Number 6

The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our November 2017 issue:


Alex Carver & Susanna Rychlak, Introduction, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1701 (2017).

Clayton J. Masterman, Introduction: The Effects of Selection Method on Public Officials, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1705 (2017).

Stephen J. Choi & Mitu Gulati, Adjudicating Death: Professionals or Politicians?, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1709 (2017).

Brian T. Fitzpatrick, The Ideological Consequences of Selection: A Nationwide Study of the Methods of Selecting Judges, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1729 (2017).

Michael S. Kang & Joanna M. Shepherd, Judging Law in Election Cases, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1755 (2017).

Adam Bonica & Maya Sen, Judicial Reform as a Tug of War: How Ideological Differences Between Politicians and the Bar Explain Attempts at Judicial Reform, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1781 (2017).

G. Alexander Nunn, Introduction: Perceived Legitimacy and the State Judiciary, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1813 (2017).

Christina L. Boyd & Michael J. Nelson, The Effects of Trial Judge Gender and Public Opinion on Criminal Sentencing Decisions, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1819 (2017).

Michael P. Fix & Gbemende E. Johnson ,Public Perceptions of Gender Bias in the Decisions of Female State Court Judges, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1845 (2017).

Tracey E. George & Albert H. Yoon, Measuring Justice in State Courts: The Demographics of the State Judiciary, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1887 (2017).

Jonathan Remy Nash, Judicial Laterals, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1911 (2017).

Laura E. Dolbow, Introduction: The Power of New Data and Technology, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1935 (2017).

Michael Heise, Nancy J. King, & Nicole A. Heise,State Criminal Appeals Revealed, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1939 (2017).

Eric Helland, Daniel Klerman, Brendan Dowling, & Alexander Kappner, Contingent Fee Litigation in New York City, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1971 (2017).

J. J. Prescott, Improving Access to Justice in State Courts with Platform Technology, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1993 (2017).

Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Andrew Wistrich, & Chris Guthrie, Judicial Politics and Decisionmaking: A New Approach, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 2051 (2017).


Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 70, Number 5

The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our October 2017 issue:


Aaron Tang, Reverse Political Process Theory, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1427 (2017)

Jack Boeglin & Zachary Shapiro, A Theory of Differential Punishment, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1499 (2017)

Eric Biber, Sarah E. Light, J.B. Ruhl, & James Salzman, Regulating Business Innovation as Policy Disruption: From the Model T to Airbnb, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1561 (2017)



Julie Lynn Rooney, Going Postal: Analyzing the Abuse of Mail Covers Under the Fourth Amendment, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1627 (2017)

Nicole A. Weeks, Do Your Job: Judicial Review of Occupational Licensing in the Face of Economic Protectionism, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1663 (2017)



Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 70, Number 4

The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our May 2017 issue:


Neil S. Siegel, Reciprocal Legitimation in the Federal Courts System, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1183 (2017)

Kiel Brennan-Marquez, “Plausible Cause”: Explanatory Standards in the Age of Powerful Machines, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1249 (2017)

Morgan Ricks, Organizational Law as Commitment Device, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1303 (2017)



Loren D. Goodman, For What It’s Worth: The Role of Race- and Gender-Based Data in Civil Damages Awards, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1353 (2017)

Carly A. Myers, Police Violence Against People with Mental Disabilities: The Immutable Duty Under the ADA to Reasonably Accommodate During Arrest, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1393 (2017)


Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 70, Number 3

The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our April 2017 issue:


Michael Coenen & Seth Davis, Minor Courts, Major Questions, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 777 (2017)

Fred O. Smith, Jr., Undemocratic Restraint, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 845 (2017)

Abbye Atkinson, Consumer Bankruptcy, Nondischargeability, and Penal Debt, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 917 (2017)


Timothy Meyer, Saving the Political Consensus in Favor of Free Trade, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 985 (2017)


Clinton M. Barker, Substantial Guidance Without Substantive Guides: Resolving the Requirements of Moore v. Texas and Hall v. Florida, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1027 (2017)

Laura E. Dolbow, A Distinction Without a Difference: Convergence in Claim Construction Standards, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1071 (2017)

Benjamin Raker, Reading Remedially: What Does King v. Burwell Teach Us About Modern Statutory Interpretation, and Can It Help Solve the Problems of CERCLA § 113(h)?, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1143 (2017)