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Volume XIII

Volume XIII, Issue 1

The Barking Car, or Textualism Takes a Holiday – Judicial Legislation Fills in: Encino Motor Cars, LLC v. Navarro et al., 584 U.S. ___, 138 S. Ct. 1134 (2018).  Jamie Golden Sypulski

From City Council to the Streets: Protesting Police Misconduct After Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach.  Arielle W. Tolman and David M. Shapiro

NIFLA v. Beccera: Abortion Speech Only as Free as the Supreme Court Wants it to be.  Brendan Williams

Justice Kennedy’s Genius.  Michael C. Dorf

Volume XIII, Issue 2

The Second Amendment as Positive Law. Joseph Blocher and Darrell A.H. Miller

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The Second Amendment and the Basic Right to Transport Firearms for Lawful Purposes. Patrick J. Charles

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Taking Heller Seriously: Where has the Roberts Court Been, and Where is it Headed, on the Second Amendment? Stephen P. Halbrook

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The “Sensitive Places” Doctrine: Locational Limits on the Right to Bear Arms. David B. Kopel and Joseph G.S. Greenlee

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Defying the Supreme Court: Federal Courts and the Nullification of the Second Amendment. Joyce Lee Malcom

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Judicial Ideology Emerges, at Last, in Second Amendment Cases. Adam M. Samaha and Roy Germano

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Volume XIII, Issue 3

The Future Unknown: Approaching the Potential Legal Ramifications of Naloxone Expansion Legislation. Christopher D. Browne

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 Partisan Gerrymandering: Finally Addressing a Two Hundred Thirty Year Challenge. Christian Fazel

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 Stop the Silence: Why Bankruptcy Law Needs to Include Protection for Trademarks. Victoria Elizabeth Jaworowski

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Williams v. Quest: The South Carolina Supreme Court’s Misdiagnosis of Quest Diagnostics as a Health Care Provider and the Poor Prognosis for Plaintiffs in Medical Malpractice. Timothy Nicolette 

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Volume XII

Volume XII, Issue 1

Averting Your Eyes in the Information Age: Online Hate Speech and the Captive Audience Doctrine.  Alexander Brown

Town of Arcadia Lakes v. DHEC: A New Injury-in-Fact Test for Standing in South Carolina?  Bradford W. Wyche

Unsubstantiated Basis for Discretion: How Relatively Low Level Tax Offenses Became an Otherwise “Serious” Offense.  Joseph S. Schillizzi

The Über-Union: Re-Thinking Collective Bargaining for the Gig Economy.  James de Haan

Volume XII, Issue 2

The Terms and Conditions of “iDo”: How iCloud Will Affect the Distribution of Marital Assets in South Carolina.  Katelyn Brunson

“No One Likes a Tattle Tale,” or Do They? Why the Implementation of a Broad Definition of “Collected Proceeds” Under the Whistleblower Program is a Major Win for Whistleblowers and Taxpayers.  Alon Faiman

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Harleysville: The Supreme Court of South Carolina’s Interpretation of Insurers Rights to Intervene: What Will Lawyers and Insurance Companies Do Now?  Lauren Nichole Mazur

Federal Grand Jury Screening: “Statutory Terrorism” and Confrontation of Issues Faced by Defendants at the Source of Federal Prosecutions.  Orion Davis Ray

Changing Times – Changing Minds: The Importance of Fighting for Higher Constitutional Protections for People with Intellectual Disabilities.  Lila H. Swann

Volume XII, Issue 3

The Expectation of Privacy: An Unreasonable Standard in an Era of Rapid Innovations in Technology.  Teresa Nesbitt Cosby

Reclaiming the Right of Publicity in the Internet Age.  Nicole A. Heise

Quantum Computation and its Influence on Cybersecurity.  Jeong Woon Choi

Volume XI

Volume XI, Issue 1

When is Due Process Due?: Title IX, “The State.” and Public College and University Sexual Violence Procedures.  J. Brad Reich

A Colonial New York Lawyer’s Practice: John Tabor Kempe’s Legal Analysis and Use of Authorities and Precedents.  Michael R. Lazerwitz

The Need for Reform: A Comprehensive Legislative Analysis for the Illinois “Slayer Statute.”  Kelsey I. Cox

Vigilante Justice at the Home Depot: The Civilian Use of Deadly Force Under Michigan’s Common Law Fleeing Felon Rule.  Nicholas A. Serrano

Volume XI, Issue 2

Seeking Inclusion from the Inside Out: Towards a Paradigm of Culturally Proficient Legal Education.  Anastasia M. Boles

Clearly Unfair: McCleary-Evans and the Problems Associated with Pleading an Employment Discrimination Case.  Andrew T. Williamson

Transnational Bribery: When is Extraterritoriality Appropriate?  Branislav Hock

Shoes of the Debtor: North Carolina Guaranty Law & High Point Bank and Trust Co. v. Highmark Properties, LLC et al.  David R. DiMatteo

Volume XI, Issue 3

A Higher Burden of Proof in University Adjudication of Sexual Harassment Brings Justice for Accused and Victims.  Anna L. Boning

Public University Disciplinary Procedures: Examining Due Process Requirements that Constitute Meaningful Hearings.  Rachel E. Whitman

Death with Dignity: The Right, Choice, and Power of Death by Physician-Assisted Suicide.  Stephanie M. Richards

Who can Handle Marijuana the Best? The States’ Failure to Regulate Marijuana and the Federal Government’s Sole Power to Regulate Marijuana.  Ti’a Latice Hazel

        Volume XI, Issue 4

Felon Disenfranchisement: The Scarlet Label and its Deep Roots in Facilitating Vote Dilution in America.  Amber Daniels

Where Does It Hurt? The Practice of Telemedicine Beyond State Lines and Personal Liability.  Stephen McDonald

Strength in Numbers: South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. and the Ripple Effect Occurring in State Legislatures to Circumvent the Quill Corp. Physical Presence Test for Use Taxation.  Nicole Soulsby

Live Streaming Violence Over Social Media: an Ethical Dilemma.  Grace Studer

Volume X

Volume X, Issue 1

Taxation and Representation: A Healthy Supplement to PPACA.  Courtney Lauren Anderson

The Plight of the Disabled Parent in Contested Child Custody Cases: Is There Federal Redress Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (nearly) Twenty-Five Years Hence?  Theodora D. Economou

How Good Must the Government’s Good Faith Be? Defining the Boundaries of the Contractual Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in Public Contracts.  Roni Adil Radi Elias

Relevance.  Christopher P. Guzelian

Volume X, Issue 2

Now, More than Ever: Reflections on LatCrit at Twenty.  Steven W. Bender

Race, Right to the City and Rescaled Constitutionalism.  Gil Gott

“Make America Great Again!”: Donald Trump, Racist Nativism, and the Virulent Adherence to White Supremacy Amid U.S. Demographic Change.  Lindsay Pérez Huber

Citizen and Nationals: A Note on the Federal Citizenship Legislation for the Untied States Pacific Island Territories, 1898 to the Present.  Charles R. Venator-Santiago, Ross Dardani, & May Henning

LatCrit Praxis: Arce v. Huppenthal.  Guadalupe T. Luna

LatCrit Theory @ XX: Kindling the Programmatic Production of Critical and Outsider Legal Scholarship, 1996-2016.  Sarudzayi Matambanadzo, Francisco Valdes, & Sheila I. Vélez-Martinez

Volume X, Issue 3

Airspace Invaders: Commercial Drone Operators’ Rights & Event Holders’ Civil Claims Against Camera-Equipped Drone Operators.  Andrew T. Smith

Your Body, Your DNA: Addressing the Constitutionality of Databanked DNA Under the Fourth Amendment.  Gabrielle A. Sulpizio

Next Dance With Mary Jane? An Argument for the Patentability of Specific Genetic Strains of Marijuana under Federal Patent Law.  David F. DuTremble

Rule 68 and the High Cost of Litigation: The Best Defense Weapon of Which You’ve Never Heard and its Missed Opportunity to Promote Settlement.  Kevin C. Johnson

Volume IX

Volume IX, Issue 1

Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune: Is Relief in Sight for Those Affected?  Margaret A. Costello

The Vanishing of the African-American Family: “Reasonable Efforts” and its Connection to the Disproportionality of the Child Welfare System.  Stephanie Smith Ledesma

Why Don’t FACA Committees Like Facebook? Social Media, Public Input, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act.  Keith W. Rizzardi

The Fifth Amendment and the Conjurer’s Circle: Exploring the Privilege Against Self-Incrimination in Federal Tax Practice.  Timothy M. Todd

Volume IX, Issue 2

“Vivir en Dos Mundos” (Living in Both Worlds): The Realities of Living as a Latina Adoptee.  Stephanie Flores-Koulish

Dimensions of Justice in 21st Century Legal Practice and Law School Pedagogies.  Patricia Mann

Legal Education in a Modern World: Evolution at Work.  Leo P. Martinez

If These Blackboards Could Talk: The Crit Classroom, a Battlefield.  Aníbal Rosario-Lebrón

Volume IX, Issue 3

Stone Didn’t Come, but We Got the Bill: An Analysis of South Carolina Laws Affecting Craft Brewers.  T.A.C. Hargrove II

Discovering Snapchat: How Will Snapchat and Similar Self-Destructing Social Media Applications Affect Relevance and Spoliation Under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure?  Clinton T. Magill

Evading Preemption: The State’s Search for Recovery for the Masses.  Lindsey K. Peterson

A Little Ray of Sunshine: The Wells Fargo Case Predicts a Brighter Future for Protecting FIN 48 Workpapers.  Carolyn Marie Suhocki

For Better or For Worse: Joint Custody Should Be the Presumption in South Carolina.  Lindsey A. Waits

The Safest Port in the Storm: The Case for a Ban the Box Law in South Carolina.  Rebecca J. Wolfe

Volume VIII

Volume VIII, Issue 1

Federal Privilege in the Ombudsman’s Process.  Eric S. Adcock

Cronyism, Corruption, and Political Intrigue: A New Approach for Old Problems in Public Sector Employment Law.  Jonathan Fineman

The New Normal: Climate Change Victims in Post-Kiobel United States Federal Courts.  Jaclyn Lopez

Dangerous Games: The Psychological Case for Regulating Gambling.  Emanuel V. Towfigh, Andreas Glöckner, & Rene Reid

Volume VIII, Issue 2

Visible Women: Locating Women in Financial Failure, Bankruptcy Law, and Bankruptcy Reform.  Linda Coco

Toward “Liberty”: How the Marriage of Substantive Due Process and Equal Protection in Lawrence and Windsor Sets the Stage for the Inevitable Loving of Our Time.  Daniel J. Crooks III

Judicial Review of Congressional Power Before and After Shelby County v. Holder.  Derek T. Muller

Warning: Lawyer Advertising May Be Hazardous to Your Health! A Call to Fairly Balance Solicitation of Clients in Pharmaceutical Litigation.  Daniel M. Schaffzin

Volume VIII, Issue 3

The Risks and Rewards of a BYOD Program: Ensuring Corporate Compliance Without Causing “Bring Your Own Disaster” at Work.  Hope A. Comisky & Tracey E. Diamond

The National Labor Relations Board: Perspectives on Social Media.  Christine Neylon O’Brien

Coming Soon to a Legislature Near You: Comprehensive State Law Governing Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets.  Suzanne B. Walsh

Volume VIII, Issue 4

When Courts Determine Legislative Intent: Harsh Criteria for Lifetime Benefits Under the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act.  Kelly M. Alfreds

Crowdfunding: Putting a Cap on the Risks for Unsophisticated Investors.  Laura Michael Hughes

Bitcoin, Silk Road, and the Need for a New Approach to Virtual Currency Regulation.  Jonathan Lane

Who Gets the Bun That Doesn’t Make it to the Oven?: The Rights to Pre-embryos for Individuals in Same-Sex Relationships.  Paige Chamberlain Ornduff

Asking for It: Silence and Invoking the Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination After Salinas v. Texas.  Anna Strandberg

Volume VII

Volume VII, Issue 1

Nuremberg-era Jurisprudence Redux: The Supreme Court in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.  and the Legal Legacy of Nuremberg.  Michael Bazlyer & Jennifer Green

The Two That Got Away: First American Financial Corp. v. Edwards and Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.  Jonathan S. Massey

Of Leakers and Legal Briefers: The Modern Supreme Court Law Clerk.  Todd C. Peppers

Dog Sniffs, Robot Spiders, and the Contraband Exception to the Fourth Amendment.  Stephen A. Simon

Desperately Seeking Scrutiny: Why the Supreme Court Should use Fisher v. University of Texas to Restore Meaningful Review to Race-based College Admission Programs.  Joshua P. Thompson & Adam R. Pomeroy

Volume VII, Issue 2

Ethical Exits: When Lawyers and Judges Must Sever Ties on Social Media.  Kelly Lynn Anders

Law School Grades: Flunked Out, But Did Not Really Fail.  Harvey Gilmore

Sex and Statutory Uniformity: Harmonizing the Legal Treatment of Semen.  Myrisha S. Lewis

How Baseball United America After the Civil War.  Alexander M. Sanders & Katie Monoc

The Great and Powerful Oz Revealed: The Ethics and Wisdom of the SCOTUS Leaks in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius.  Katharine Traylor Schaffzin

Volume VII, Issue 3

Friends in Low Places: How the Law Should Treat Friends in Insider Trading Cases.  Mitchell A. Agee

Holding Fire: Why Long Waiting Periods to Buy A Gun Violate the Second Amendment.  Brian Burns

Heads I Win, Tails You Lose: When Chevron Deference to Retroactive IRS Regulations Changes the Rules of the Game.  Stephen Burroughs

Thumb War: The Facebook “Like” Button and Free Speech in the Era of Social Networking.  Leigh Ellen Gray

Narrowing it Down to One Narrow View: Clarifying and Limiting the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.  Kelsey T. Patterson

Interpreting the Meaning of Willful Under the North Carolina Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act and Federal Employment Protection Statutes.  Natalie Pike

Back in the Same Boat: Vessel Status After Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach.  Megan C. White

Volume VII, Issue 4

Unwanted Exposure to Religious Expression by Government: Standing and the Establishment Clause.  Carl H. Esbeck

Justice O’Connor’s Nonendorsement Principle: A Commitment to Political Equality Achieved by Fidelity to Common Law Attentiveness to Human Experience.  Edward M. Gaffney, Jr.

Distorting the Establishment Clause into an Individual Dissenter’s Right.  Patrick M. Garry

Toiling in the Lemon Groves: Prelude to the Endorsement Test.  William M. Janssen

Endorsing the Endorsement Test.  Andrew Koppelman

Volume VI

Volume VI, Issue 1

Binding Arbitration Revisited: Greenwood v. CompuCredit.  James Chareq

Atlas Croaks. Supreme Court Shrugs.  Michael S. Greve

Confrontation at a Crossroads: Crawford’s Seven-Year Itch.  Robert K. Kry

M.B.Z. v. Clinton: Whither Jerusalem?  Calvin Massey

Greene v. Fisher: Will the AEDPA Trump Uniformity and Equity in Constitutional Decision Making?  Sean D. O’Brien

Does the Fourth Amendment Permit Indiscriminate Strip Searches of Misdemeanor Arrestees?: Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders.  David M. Shapiro

Volume VI, Issue 2

The Contingent Ethics of Market Transactions: Linking the Regulation of Business to Specific Forms of Markets.  M. Neil Browne & Facundo Bouzat

How West Law Was Made: The Company, Its Products, and Its Promotions.  Ross E. Davies

How the British Gun Control Program Precipitated the American Revolution.  David B. Kopel

Troy Davis, Lawrence Brown, and Timothy McVeigh Should Still Be Alive: Certainty, Innocence, and the High Cost of Death and Immortality.  Patrick S. Metze

A Robust Individual Right to Bear Arms Versus the Public’s Health: The Court’s Balance on Firearm Restrictions on the Mentally Ill.  Katherine L. Record & Lawrence O. Gostin

Who Owns the Soul of the Child?: An Essay on Religious Parenting Rights and the Enfranchisement of the Child.  Jeffrey Shulman

Volume VI, Issue 3

Protecting Judicial Independence.  John P.Freeman

The Strange Intersection Between Law, Religion, and Government in the Regulation of Marriage.  Jack B. Harrison

The Sorry Case for Citizens Untied: Remarks at the 2012 Charleston Law Review and Riley Institute Law and Society Symposium.  Kyle Langvardt

States Can’t Regulate Immigration, but They Can Regulate Illegal Immigrants: Remarks at the 2012 Charleston Law Review and Riley Institute Law and Society Symposium.  Ilya Shapiro

Volume VI, Issue 4

“Seller Beware!”: Making Necessary Revisions to the South Carolina Seller Disclosure Statement and South Carolina Residential Property Condition Disclosure Act.  Josh Crowfoot

Protecting the Silent Third Party: The Need for Legislative Reform with Respect to Informed Consent and Research on Human Biological Materials.  Catherine K. Dunn

Using Daubert Principles to Determine if Other Incidents Are Substantially Similar in Design Defect Cases.  M. Michelle Jones

Twombly, Iqbal, and the Rise of Fraudulent Joinder Litigation.  Kevin L. Pratt

The Public Debt Clause Debate: Who Controls This Lost Section of the Fourteenth Amendment?  Daniel Strickland

A Constitutional Ringtone: Cell Phones and the Search Incident to Lawful Arrest Warrant Exception Post Gant. Cassie M. Weathersbee

Volume V

Volume V, Issue 1

Mixed Signals: The Roberts Court and Free Speech in the 2009 Term.  Patricia Millett, Kevin R. Amer, Johnathon H. Eisenman, & Josh N. Friedman

A Corporate Practitioner’s Perspective on Recent Supreme Court Cases.  Minh Van Ngo

Learned in Litigation: Former Solicitors General in the Supreme Court Bar.  Matthew L. Sundquist

State Sovereign Immunity and the Roberts Court.  Stephen I. Vladeck

Volume V, Issue 2

Learning Styles: What Difference Do the Differences Make?  Aïda M. Alaka

Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man, Thief: A History and Critique of the Attorney Billable Hour.  Charles N. Geilich

Errors in Judgment or How to Get Debts Discharged in Bankruptcy “(Il)legally”: A Matter of Notice.  Gloria J. Liddell & Pearson Liddell, Jr.

Tax Aspects of Restructuring Financially Troubled Partnerships and LLCs (with a Few Thoughts on Subchapter S Corporations).  David Newman

Alternative Justifications for Law School Academic Support Programs: Self-Determination Theory, Autonomy Support, and Humanizing the Law School.  Louis N. Schulze, Jr.

Volume V, Issue 3

New Media, Old Principles: Digital Communication and Free Speech on Campus.  Will Creeley & Greg Lukianoff

Southern Honor and the Politics of Civility.  Brandon Inabinet

Cyberbullies Beware: Reconsidering Vosburg v. Putney in the Internet Age.  Elizabeth M. Jaffe

A Margin of Appreciation for Muslims? Viewing the Defamation of Religions Debate Through Otto-Preminger-Institut v. Austria.  Robert A. Kahn

Protection of Information to Preserve National Security: Is WikiLeaks Really the Issue?  Wendy J. Keefer

Libel in the Blogosphere and Social Media: Thoughts on Reaching Adolescence.  Hannah Rogers Metcalfe

Advertising, Commercial Speech, and First Amendment Parity.  Adam Thierer

Volume V, Issue 4

Of Science and Snowflakes: Congressional Intent and the Case Against Sherly v. Sebelius.  Wes Allison

Regulating the Swaps Market After the Dodd-Frank Act: In an Economic Crisis, Is Regulation Always the Answer?  Chelsea J. Bacher

How Women Are Ruining Their Reputations Online: Privacy in the Internet Age.  Mollie Brunworth

Prenatal Prosecution: Taking a Stand for the State and the Well-Being of Its Soon-to-be Citizens.  Patricia R. Congdon

Dropping the Hammer: Why the South Carolina Supreme Court’s Decision in Matrix Financial Services Corp. v. Frazer Harms Refinancing Lenders and Consumers.  Josh Crowfoot

Tort Liability in South Carolina: Does Section 15-38-15 Truly Limit Joint and Several Liability or Is It a Mere Illusion in the Realm of Phantom Tortfeasors?  Amity S. Edmonds

From the Playground to Cyberspace: The Evolution of Cyberbullying.  Joe Greenhill

Recovering Economic Damages: Can a Saltwater Taffy Shop Make Its Case Stick or Does Robbins Dry Dock & Repair Co. v. Flint Add Salt to Injury?  Michelle Elsey McMahon

Lien on Me: Should South Carolina’s Homestead Exemption Protect Homeowners from Community Association Foreclosure?  Ansley H. Willis

Volume IV

Volume IV, Issue 1

A Pendulum Swung Too Far: Why the Supreme Court Must Place Limits on Prosecutorial Immunity.  Malia N. Brink

The Breyer Project: “Why Couldn’t You Work This Thing Out?”  Linda Greenhouse

Preview of United States v. Stevens: Animal Law, Obscenity, and the Limits of Government Censorship.  Cheryl Hanna & Pamela Vesilind

Breaching a Leaking Dam?: Corporate Money and Elections.  Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer

New Supreme Court Justices and the “Freshman Effect”  Robert S. Peck

A Dysfunctional Supreme Court: Remedies and a Comparative Analysis.  John W. Whitehead & John M. Beckett

Volume IV, Issue 2

A Reintroduction: Survival Skills for Post-Conviction Practice in South Carolina.  John H. Blume & Emily C. Paavola

Southland Corp. v. Keating Revisited: Twenty-Five Years in Which Direction?  Kenneth F. Dunham

Whatever Happened to the Contract Clause?  James W. Ely Jr.

A Speech on the Structural Constitution and the Stimulus Program.  Richard A. Epstein

William S. Stevens (1948-2008) and “The Common Law Origins of the Infield Fly Rule”  Alexander M. Sanders Jr. & Katie Fowler Monoc

Volume IV, Issue 3

Moll Flanders: A (Cautionary) Handbook on Criminal Advocacy.  Robert Batey

When Lightning Strikes Back: South Carolina’s Return to the Unconstitutional, Standardless Capital Sentencing Regime of the Pre-Furman Era.  John H. Blume, Sheri L. Johnson, Emily C. Paavola, & Keir M. Weyble

Some Reflections on Conservative Politics and the Limits of the Criminal Sanction.  J. Richard Broughton

Advancing DNA Technology and Evolving Standards of Decency: Do Capital Prisoners Have an Eighth Amendment Right to Post-Conviction DNA Testing in Light of Osborne?  Craig M. Cooley

Does Severe Punishment Deter Financial Crimes?  Daniel V. Dooley, Sr., CPA & Mark Radke, Esq.

Lessons Learned from the Evolution of “Evolving Standards”  Corinna Barrett Lain

Volume IV, Issue 4

“Schemes to Defraud” Under the Federal Mail and Wire Fraud Statutes: Development of a Working Definition.  Charles Clark

The Ministerial Exception: Resolving the Conflict Between Title VII and the First Amendment.  Todd Cole

The Conceivable Future of Pregnancy Discrimination Claims: Pregnancy Not Required.  Molly D. Edwards

Reproductive Choice: The Reproductive Choice Debate Must Include More than Abortion.  Mariama A. Jefferson

The Minimum Age to Possess Alcohol in South Carolina: Are State Statutes Prohibiting Individuals Eighteen to Twenty Years Old from Possessing Alcohol Unconstitutional?  Christopher Calvert Johnson

The Fractured Catholic Church: Why Civil Courts Would Defer to the Governing Body of the Episcopal Church in Cases of Diocesan Departure.  Christopher Charles Johnson

“Let No Similar Facts Be Admitted . . .”―Unless you Want Punitive Damages.  Matthew Keller

An Extraordinary Decade: The Supreme Court Takes Charge of Reshaping Patent Law.  Warunee Srisiri-Sisson

Volume III

Volume III, Issue 1

Pacifist-Aggressives vs. the Second Amendment: An Analysis of Modern Philosophies of Compulsory Non-violence.  David B. Kopel

The Unaffordable Cost of Not Having Positive Rights: A United States Perspective.  Malla Pollack

Regulating the Political Thicket: Congress, the Courts, and State Reapportionment Commissions.  David Schultz

Reopening the Loophole? Beneficial Ownership Under § 13(d) of the 1934 Securities Act After Rosenberg v. XM Ventures.  Christopher Scott Maravilla

Volume III, Issue 2

Pleasant Grove City v. Summum: Upholding the Government’s Authority to Craft Its Own Message Through Privately Donated or Funded Monuments, Memorials, and Artwork.  Jay Alan Sekulow & Erik M. Zimmerman

Crime Labs and Prison Guards: A Comment on Melendez-Diaz and Its Potential Impact on Capital Sentencing Proceedings.  John H. Blume & Emily C. Paavola

A Challenge to the Constitutionality of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act: Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District Number One v. Mukasey.  Laughlin McDonald

The Roberts Court and Criminal Justice at the Dawn of the 2008 Term.  Christopher E. Smith, Michael A. McCall, & Madhavi M. McCall

Will the Supreme Court Reinforce or Undermine Basic ERISA Principles When It Decides a Death Benefit Dispute?  Albert Feuer

Creating a New Constitutional Jurisprudence for the Digital Age.  Randolph J. May

Bivens in the War on Terror: Scope for the Supreme Court in Its Upcoming Case.  Rid Dasgupta

Volume III, Issue 3

Not Very Collegial: Exploring Bans on Undocumented Immigrant Admissions to State Colleges and Universities.  Marcia A. Yablon-Zug & Danielle R. Holley-Walker

South Carolina’s Constitutional Convention of 2011: The Need for Change.  Thomas C. Davis & Vincent A. Sheheen

Mapping the Road to Constitutional Reform in South Carolina: Convention or Amendment.  Howard Philip Walthall, Sr.

Greater Employment Equalities in the New South Through New Constitutional Guarantees.  Jeffrey A. Parness

Selecting Judges: The ABA View, and the Virginia Experience.  D. Alan Rudlin

Accounting for Success and Failure of Southern State Constitutional Reform, 1978-2008.  John Dinan

South Carolina’s Borrowing from Mississippi.  Jack Bass

Structuring State Constitutional Review: Comparative Perspectives.  John L. S. Simpkins

Democratic Intent? The Perils and Promise of Constitutional Reform in the New South.  Charles W. McKinney, Jr.

Volume III, Issue 4

The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA): An Unconstitutional Infringement of States’ Rights Under the Commerce Clause.  Anne Marie Atkinson

Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota v. Rounds: The Journey to Protect Women’s Mental Health with Relevant, Truthful and Not Misleading Information in Informed Consent Abortion Statutes.  Kathleen G. Chewning

Premises Liability in South Carolina: Should You Expect Criminal Activity on Your Property?  Wylie Clarkson

Reflecting the Best Interest of the Child: Middleton v. Johnson.  Melissa Fried

The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of Retaliation Claims Under § 1981: A Note on CBOCS West, Inc. v. Humphries.  Benjamin N. Garner

The Creditor’s Guide to the Technology Galaxy: The Effect of Technology on Article 9 and Remotely Disabling Collateral.  R. Walker Humphrey, II

A Call for the Proper Recognition of Habeas Corpus in the 21st Century.  Adam Marinelli

Monetary Liability for Involuntary Servitude?: South Carolina Needs to Abandon the Negative Incentive Approach and Grant Absolute Immunity to Indigent Criminal Defense Attorneys Appointed Under Rule 608.  Boyd M. Mayo

Volume II

Volume II, Issue 1

A Contemporary First Amendment Analysis of the NLRA Section 8(A)(2)-2(5) Anachronism.  Kenneth T. Lopatka

The Legal Foundation of Cost-Benefit Analysis.  Richard O. Zerbe, Jr.

Rewriting “Outsider” Narratives: A Renaissance of Revolutionary Subjectivities.    Martha-Marie Kleinhans

Time to Close the Collection Agency: Addressing the Abuse of Bad Check Laws.  Elwood E. Sanders, Jr.

The Current Status of Workers’ Compensation Hearing Loss Claims in South Carolina: A Defense Perspective.  Nancy Bloodgood & Leslie M. Whitten

Volume II, Issue 2

After Philip Morris v. Williams: What is Left of the “Single-Digit” Ratio?  Anthony Sebok

Clinging to Federalism: How Reluctance to Amend State Law-Based Punitive Damages Procedures Impedes Due Process.  Anthony J. Franze

Fairness through Guidance: Jury Instructions on Punitive Damages after Philip Morris v. Williams.  Neil Vidmar & Matthew W. Wolfe

Peace: A Public Purpose for Punitive Damages?  Christopher J. Robinette

Due Process and Punitive Damages: An Economic Approach.  Keith N. Hylton

Putting the Cart Before the Horse: The Prejudicial Practice of a “Reverse Bifuraction” Approach to Punitive Damages.  Victor E. Schwartz and Christopher E. Appel

Class Action Treatment of Punitive Damages Issue after Philip Morris v. Williams: We Can Get There from Here.  Elizabeth J. Cabraser & Robert J. Nelson

Now It’s Personal: Punishment and Mass Tort Litigation after Philip Morris v. Williams.  Byron G. Stier

The Uncert-Worthiness of the Court’s Unmaking of Punitive Damages.  Michael L. Rustad

Volume II, Issue 3

Andrew Jackson and Presidential Power.  John Yoo

Lincoln’s Constitution.  Walter F. Murphy

Administrative Preemption in Areas of Traditional State Authority.  Lisa Kinney Helvin

Damned Yankees: Restrictive Covenants that Discriminate Against Geographic Origin.  Lindsay E. Leonard

Volume II, Issue 4

The Judiciary’s Inability to Strike Down Healthcare Service Certificate of Need Laws Through Economic Substantive Due Process: A Call for Legislative Action.  Robert M. Anderson

Deceptive Voting Practices and Voter Intimidation in the Wake of United States v. Charleston County.  Katie Fowler

The “Price” Is Right: An Overview of Innocent Spouse Relief and the Critical Need for a Uniform Approach to Interpreting the Knowledge Requirement of Internal Revenue Code § 6015.  J. Abraham Gutting

A Review of Charleston, South Carolina’s Anti-Loitering Ordinance and its Likelihood of Surviving Constitutional Scrutiny.  Nicholas Harling

The Ray v. Ray Rule: South Carolina’s New Formula for Extrinsic Fraud.  Barbara G. Holmes

The Continued Relaxation of Constitutional Standing Requirements in Environmental Litigation: A Note on Massachusetts v. EPA.  Stephen M. Kozick

Separation of Church and Church: An Overview of Episcopal Church Property Battles in Civil Court.  Susan Hills Nelson

The Sale of Internet Keywords: Trademark Infringement Actionable Under the Lanham Act? 

Volume 1

Volume I, Issue 1

Deductibility of Treble Damages Paid for Breach of National Health Service Corps Scholarship Contracts: The Misuse of I.R.C. § 265(a)(1) in Stroud v. United States and the Origin of the Claim Test in Keane v. Commissioner.  Richard C.E. Beck

New Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code, New Lundin on BAPCPA Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: An Essay Disguised as a Book Review About a New Treatise Disguised as a Supplement.  David G. Epstein

Resistance Is Not Futile: Protecting the Traditional Knowledge of the Gullah/Geechee from Assimilation.  Lea Terlonge

Social Justice and Legal Education: Mandatory Pro Bono Legal Services.  Jessica Davis

A New Kind of Traffick[ing] Cop on the International”Beat” of Human Trafficking.  Marc M. Harrold

Volume I, Issue 2

“Membership in a Particular Social Group”: Does America Comply with Its International Obligation?  Bradley B. Banias

Lost FLOC: A Note on Kirkland v. Sam’s East, Inc. Concerning Filial Loss of Consortium Claims.  Ronald L. Blankenship

Non-Navigable Lakes and the Right to Exclude: The Common Misunderstanding of the Common Law Rule.  Nicholas Harling

In Loco Parentis and Higher Education: Together Again?.  Cheryl McDonald Jones

Settling the Dust: Trends in Bystander Asbestos Exposure Litigation.  Matt Kendall

Representation of Women: Constitutional Legislative Quotas in Rwanda and Uganda.  Kathleen A. King

Abandoning Patients and Clients: Where Medicine Can Learn from Law.  Kristin LeBlanc

Properly Maintaining a Successful Expert Relationship and Minimizing Your Opponent’s Access to That Expert When the Relationship Fails.  Sara Ruff

Recovery of Damages in a Maritime Wrongful Death Action.  E. Grey Wicker

Is South Carolina’s New Capital Child Rape Statute Unconstitutional as Cruel and Unusual Under the Eighth Amendment?  Carli J. Wilcox

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