Reviewing the Law Reviews

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This is a selective bibliography of current law review literature of interest to defense counsel. Main articles are identified by naming the author or authors. The designations "Note," "Comment," "Case Note," etc. are as listed in the publication, with the authorship, if given, shown in parentheses. Symposiums generally are shown by title.

U.S. and International

Damages

Kip W. Viscusi, The Social Costs of Punitive Damages Against Corporations in Environmental and Safety Torts. 87 GEO. L.J. 285 (1998). Georgetown Law Journal, 600 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001.

Laurens Walker & John Monahan, Sampling Damages. 83 IOWA L. REV. 545 (1998). Iowa Law Review, Boyd Law Building, Room 188, Melrose Ave. and Byington Road, Iowa City, IA 52242.

Evidence

Student article (Richard C. Bell), Shielding Parties to Title VII Actions for Sexual Harassment from the Discovery of Their Sexual History--Should Rule 412 of the Federal Rules of Evidence Be Applicable to Discovery? 12 NOTRE DAME J.L. ETHICS & PUB. POL'Y 285 (1998).

Student article (Daniel L. Overbey), Federal Rule of Evidence 415 and Paula Corbin Jones v. William Jefferson Clinton: The Use of Propensity Evidence in Sexual Harassment Suits. 12 NOTRE DAME J.L. ETHICS & PUB. POL'Y 343 (1998). Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, Thomas J. White Center on Law and Government, Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, IN 56556.

Denny Chin & student author Jodi Golinsky, Moving Beyond McDonnell Douglas: A Simplified Method for Assessing Evidence in Discrimination Cases. 64 BROOK. L. REV. 659 (1998). Brooklyn Law Review, 250 Joralemon St., Brooklyn, NY 11201.

Andrea A. Curcio, Rule 412 Laid Bare: A Procedural Rule that Cannot Adequately Protect Sexual Harassment Plaintiffs from Embarrassing Exposure. 67 U. CIN. L. REV. 125 (1998). University of Cincinnati Law Review, Room 300, Taft Hall, Cincinnati, OH 45221.

Note (Jennifer A. Hardgrove), Scope of Waiver of Attorney-client Privilege: Articulating a Standard That Will Afford Guidance to Courts. 1998 U. ILL. L. REV. 643. University of Illinois Law Review, 76 Law Building, 504 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Champaign, IL 61820.

Kenneth J. Melilli, The Character Evidence Rule Revisited. 1998 BYU L. REV. 1547. Brigham Young University Law Review, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, UT 84602.

Thomas M. Reavley & Daniel A. Petalas, A Plea for Return to Evidence Rule 702. 77 TEX. L. REV. 493 (1998). Texas Law Review, 727 E. 26th St., Austin, TX 78705.

Note (Cathryn M. Sadler), The Application of the Attorney-client Privilege to Communications Between Lawyers Within the Same Firm. 30 ARIZ. ST. L.J. 859 (1998). Arizona State Law Journal, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287.

Comment (Alexandra P. West), Implying Plaintiffs' Waivers of the Psychotherapist-patient Privilege after Jaffee v. Redmond. 59 U. Pier. L. REV. 901 (1998). University of Pittsburgh Law Review, 3900 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15260.

Insurance

Richard A. Epstein, Exit Rights and Insurance Regulation: From Federalism to Takings. 7 GEO. MASON L. REV. 293 (1999). George Mason University Law Review, 3401 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201.

Comment (William E. Murray), Homeowners Insurance Redlining: The Inadequacy of Federal Remedies and the Future of the Property Insurance War. 4 CONN. INS. L.J. 735 (1998).

Comment (Maggie D. Gold), Must Insurers Treat All Illnesses Equally? Mental vs. Physical Illness: Congressional and Administrative Failure to End Limitations to and Exclusions from Coverage for Mental Illness in Employer-provided Health Benefits under the Mental Health Parity Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. 4 CONN. INS. L.J. 767 (1998). Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, 55 Elizabeth St., Hartford, CT 06105-2290.

Terrence L. Graves, Insurance Law. …