Emory Law Journal

Articles from Vol. 68, No. 3, 2019

Legitimizing Character Evidence
INTRODUCTION"Propensity (n): An often intense natural inclination or preference."1On the eve of the Megalesia festival in 56 B.C., renowned Roman attorney and orator Cicero faced the magistrate Gnaeus Domitius, along with a gathered crowd, at the Quaestio...
National Personal Jurisdiction
INTRODUCTIONPersonal jurisdiction has always constrained plaintiffs' access to courts; recent Supreme Court decisions impose even more severe limits, especially in suits against nonresident foreign corporations. Consider Robert Nicastro, a New Jersey...
NFL Takes a Page from the Big Tobacco Playbook: Assumption of Risk in the Cte Crisis
INTRODUCTIONOn April 19, 2017, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez1 hanged himself with a bed sheet in a Massachusetts prison.2 Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd and had been acquitted of two other...
Process Is Due: The World Health Organization Prequalification of Medicines
INTRODUCTIONMore than a quarter of the world's population lacks access to essential medicines.1 This lack of access results in ten million preventable deaths per year-four million in Africa and South-East Asia alone.2 One major factor contributing to...
The Problems with Alleging Federal Government Conspiracies under 42 U.S.C. § 1985(3)
INTRODUCTIONIn the wake of 9/11, conspiracy theories alleging government involvement in the attacks circulated around the Internet. The government debunked these claims,1 as did the scientific community.2 But other, more credible allegations emerged,...
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