Northwestern University Law Review

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Articles from Vol. 101, No. 3, Spring

Adapting to Administrative Law's Erie Doctrine
INTRODUCTION .................... 998I. ALLOCATING INTERPRETIVE AUTHORITY BETWEEN COURTS AND AGENCIES: TWO COMPETING MODELS .................... 1004A. Chevron's Mandatory Deference Model .................... 1004B. The Independent Judgment Model .......................
Criminal Forfeiture and the Sixth Amendment's Right to Jury Trial Post-Booker
INTRODUCTION.................... 1371I. THE COURTS OF APPEALS AND CRIMINAL FORFEITURE.................... 1375II. RULES AND STANDARDS: THE FRAMEWORK FOR MODERN SENTENCING ............ 1379A. Rules and Standards Contrasted.................... 1380B. Primary...
Extraordinary Crimes at Ordinary Times: International Justice beyond Crisis Situations
INTRODUCTION........................................................................................................... 1257I. THE CRISIS MENTALITY IN INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW .............................. 1260A. Scholarship Critiquing Crisis Emphases...
FROM PARK PLACE TO COMMUNITY CHEST: RETHINKING LAWYERS' MONOPOLY[dagger]
PRO BONO IN PRINCIPLE AND IN PRACTICE: PUBLIC SERVICE AND THE PROFESSIONS by Deborah L. Rhode (Stanford University Press, Stanford 2005).INTRODUCTION..............................................................................................................
Knowledge Inputs, Legal Institutions and Firm Structure: Towards a Knowledge-Based Theory of the Firm
Introduction ....................1124I. Theory of the Firm .................... 1129A. Traditional Theories of the Firm .................... 1 129B. The Knowledge-Based Theory of the Firm .................... 1138II. A Knowledge Taxonomy .......................
Local Redistribution, Living Wage Ordinances, and Judicial Intervention
INTRODUCTION.................... 1057I. WHY DO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS REDISTRIBUTE WEALTH?.................... 1067A. Preliminary Matters: Malign and Benign Redistributive Programs ........ 1067B. Motives for Local Redistribution.................... 1069II....
MANDATORY PRO BONO AND PRIVATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL[dagger]
Not to put too fine a point on it: Professor Lininger1 thinks Professor Rhode2 wimps out. Her "heart is in the right place," but she too readily draws back from proposing mandatory pro bono service.3 In this brief response, I want to up the ante. If...
ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND "TRULY INDIVIDUALIZED CONSIDERATION"[dagger]
INTRODUCTIONIn its most recent affirmative action decisions, the Supreme Court has declared that, in order for an admissions program to permissibly take race into account, it must give each applicant "truly individualized consideration.'" Each applicant,...
THE PARADOX OF EXPANSIONIST STATUTORY INTERPRETATIONS[dagger]
INTRODUCTION........................................................................................................... 1207I. A POSITIVE POLITICAL MODEL OF LEGISLATIVE BEHAVIOR AND STATUTORYENACTMENT..........................................................................................................
Trust Law as Regulatory Law: The Unum/provident Scandal and Judicial Review of Benefit Denials under Erisa
EssayINTRODUCTION ............................................. 1315I. THE UNUM/PROVIDENT SCANDAL ........................................ 1317II. BRUCH........................................... 1322A. Setting the Default Standard: De Novo Review...........................................
Unlawful Evictions of Female Victims of Domestic Violence: Extending Title Vii's Sex Stereotyping Theories to the Fair Housing Act
INTRODUCTION........................................................................................................... 1419I. DISCRIMINATORY SEX STEREOTYPING UNDER TITLE VII.................................... 1428A. Expectation Stereotyping .............................................................................