A bimonthly legal book published by the law school at Fordham University. Each issue focuses on a single topic, and publishes original research, critical pieces, and long-form essays related to that topic.
This Article discusses an encounter Bob Dylan had with the law and its meaning in the context of the social constructions of mental disability, in general, and on autism in particular. I do not, need not, and should not speculate on Dylan's autism...
This Essay seeks to compare and contrast two contemporary performing artists: Bob Dylan and Lenny Bruce. An Essay that "compares and contrasts" is a traditional academic exercise. The genre may seem artificial, even corny, because it arbitrarily takes...
"Some of us'll wind up to be lawyers and things." (1) Introduction I. Where's Bob, Chronicles, and Learning to Be like Him II. Woody Guthrie, The Lost Land, and Seeking a Poet in Lawyers III. Archibald MacLeish, The New Morning, and Providing...
I want to begin by thanking a great University for its contribution to my love of music. When I was a fifteen-year-old kid and a student at Regis High School, the Jesuits did not think that the school day ended at 3:00 PM. Instead, they insisted...
A. Summary of Allegations
C. Count One: Abuse of Power
D. Count Two: Greed
E. Count Three: Corruptible Seed
INTRODUCTION I am neither an academic nor a life-long...
I. Constitutional and Statutory Restrictions on Port Operations
A. The Tonnage Clause
B. The Shipping Act
C. Plaquemines. Courts' Exacting Standard Under the
II. Addressing the Funding Problem
I. First Crucifixion: The Pre-Civil War Period
II. First Death: The Civil War and the Birth of the Modern
III. Reconstruction I: The Resurrection of America During the
Post-Civil War Period
I. The Iron Range
II. Black Kid in a White Institution
III. East Coast Lawyer in a Northern Minnesota Courthouse
Conclusion: What Would Dylan Think
Oh, the age of the inmates
I remember quite freely:
No younger than twelve
I. Dylan's Jurisprudence
II. Dylan and Judges
III. Dylan in American Law and Culture
IV. Dylan and the Practice of Law
INTRODUCTION On April 4-5, 2011, Fordham Law School hosted a Symposium on Bob Dylan and the Law,...
I. Civil Rights
II. Inequality of the Criminal Justice System
IV. Governmental/Judicial Corruption
V. Equality and Emancipation
VI. Poverty, Environment, and Inequality of the Civil Justice
I. Why Dylan?
II. A Dylan Legal Anthology
A. Percy's Song
B. "You Don't Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way
the Wind Blows".
1. Of Weathermen, Expert Witnesses, and Obvious
2. Of Weathermen...
I. Dylan's Traditional Songs
II. The Finger-Pointing Songs
A. The Ballad of Donald White
B. The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
III. Bad Judge Ballads
A. Percy's Song
B. Talkin' Bear Mountain Picnic...
I. NAA CP v. Button
II. On Music History and the Law
III. Revisiting NAA CP v. Button Through the Songs of Bob
Dylan, or Why the Law Needs Music History
A. Music's Influence in Advancing Law: Blowin 'in the