Vanderbilt Law Review

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Articles from Vol. 66, No. 4, May

Against Proportional Punishment
INTRODUCTIONMany criminal defendants are held in detention while they await trial. Though conditions in pretrial detention are much like those in prison, detention is technically not punishment. Since detainees are merely accused of crimes, they are...
A Gap in the Affordable Care Act: Will Tax Credits Be Available for Insurance Purchased through Federal Exchanges?
I. INTRODUCTIONMillions of Americans rest assured that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act1 ("ACA") provides tax credits for health insurance to individuals earning 100-400% of the federal poverty line.2 The tax credits will be accessible...
Governing the Anticommons in Aggregate Litigation
INTRODUCTIONFollowing the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, more than ten thousand rescue and cleanup workers brought individual lawsuits against New York City for respiratory and other illnesses they developed after working in the ruins of the World...
Not-So-Sweet Sixteen: When Minor Convictions Have Major Consequences under Career Offender Guidelines
I. INTRODUCTIONImagine Rick is fifteen years old. After leaving school one day, he joins his friends and heads down to the local grocery store. On a dare, he shoves a bag boy and steals thirty dollars from an open cash register, but is caught running...
The Market for Preclusion in Merger Litigation
INTRODUCTIONDelaware dominates the corporate law market.1 More than half of all public companies and over sixty percent of the Fortune 500 are incorporated in Delaware.2 These companies are subject to Delaware's corporate law regardless of where their...