The Yale Law Journal

This journal publishes articles, essays and book reviews on law and government.

Articles from Vol. 117, No. 3, December

Concession Agreements: From Private Contract to Public Policy
NOTE CONTENT INTRODUCTION I. THE PRIVATE, CONTRACTUAL CREATION OF CONCESSION AGREEMENTS A. Preventing Democratic Deliberation B. Insulation from Public Knowledge or Influence II. FROM INSULAR CREATION TO NEGATIVE POLICY OUTCOMES A....
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Consumerism versus Producerism: A Study in Comparative Law
ARTICLE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. BEYOND THE CIVIL LAW/COMMON LAW DICHOTOMY: COMPARATIVE LAW AS SOCIAL SCIENCE II. CONSUMERISM VERSUS PRODUCERISM: A BRIEF HISTORY OF A DISTINCTION III. REFINING THE DISTINCTION IV. ATLANTIC CONFLICTS:...
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Insurance Law's Hapless Busybody: A Case against the Insurable Interest Requirement
NOTE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. THE TRADITIONAL ACCOUNT OF THE INSURABLE INTEREST DOCTRINE II. CONCEPTUAL COMPLICATIONS III. HOW THE INSURABLE INTEREST DOCTRINE FALLS A. Perverse Incentives B. Potential Exploitation C. General Inefficiency IV....
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The Constitution outside the Constitution
ARTICLE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. OUR EXTRACANONICAL CONSTITUTION A. Extracanonical Materials and Constitutional Functions 1. Constituting the Government 2. Conferring Rights on Individuals 3. Entrenching Structures and...
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