Brigham Young University Law Review

Brigham Young University Law Review is a magazine focusing on Law

Articles from Vol. 2007, No. 1, 2007

A Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet (or Would It?)*: Filing and Searching in Article 9's Public Records
I. INTRODUCTIONThe fourteenth century concept of parsimony known as Occam's Razor states, "Entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily."1 This idea of simplicity-of stripping away the nonessential-has informed Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial...
Early Panel Announcement, Settlement, and Adjudication
I. INTRODUCTIONOver the past quarter century, the United States Courts of Appeals have been experiencing a well-publicized caseload crisis.1 Filings increased from 47,000 in 1992 to almost 68,500 in 2005 while the number of authorized judges has remained...
The Holy Grail of Corporate Governance Reform: Independence or Democracy?
I. INTRODUCTIONWidely known in business and academic circles as a corporate governance guru, Robert Clark, a professor and former dean of Harvard Law School, recently found himself in the middle of a boardroom imbroglio.1 Mr. Clark joined the board of...
The Supreme Court's Confused Election Law Jurisprudence: Should Competitiveness Matter?
I. INTRODUCTIONThe Roberts Court handed down two election law decisions in its first Term. The decisions did not create significant change in the constitutional framework of election law. However, they did not leave a stable status quo, as the decisions,...
Who Gets Counted? Jury List Representativeness for Hispanics in Areas with Growing Hispanic Populations under Duren V. Missouri
"He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts-for support rather than illumination."Andrew Lang1I. INTRODUCTIONIt is undisputed that Hispanic populations are growing rapidly, even in states that have typically accounted for Hispanics as only a...