Vanderbilt Law Review

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Articles from Vol. 53, No. 2, March

Bargaining Theory and Regulatory Reform: The Political Logic of Inefficient Regulation
David B. Spence Lekha Gopalakrishnan 53 Vand. L. Rev. 599 (2000) In this Article David Silence and Lekha Gopalakrishnan propose a new understanding of regulatory bargaining. Economists and others have long argued that the American regulatory system is...
Redefining Trademark Alteration within the Context of Aesthetic-Based Zoning Laws: A Blockbuster Dilemma
I. INTRODUCTION In 1978, a Nevada Federal District Court permitted the Nevada Real Estate Advisory Commission to regulate the registered service mark1 of Century 21, a national franchisor of real estate brokerage firms.2 Prior to this state regulation,...
Scrutinizing Juvenile Curfews: Constitutional Standards & the Fundamental Rights of Juveniles & Parents
I. INTRODUCTION "I think I should be the one setting the curfew, not the town."1 Not surprisingly, juvenile curfew laws can elicit two opposing viewpoints. The first viewpoint, exemplified by the quote above, is that juvenile curfew laws, in any form,...
The Paradox of Family Privacy
David D. Meyer 53 Vand. L. Rev. 527 (2000) For seventy-five years, the Supreme Court's protection of the constitutional rights of family privacy has had two sides. On the outside is a veneer of often absolutist rhetoric exalting the "sanctity of the...
To Have and Not Hold: Applying the Discovery Rule to Loss of Consortium Claims Stemming from Premarital, Latent Injuries
I. INTRODUCTION It is revolting to have no better reason for a rule of law than that so it was laid down in the time of Henry IV. It is still more revolting if . . . the rule simply persists from blind imitation of the past.1 Joel Friedman had a slow...