Harvard Law Review

The Harvard Law Review is a journal published eight times a year (Nov.-Jun.) in Cambridge, Mass. Founded in 1887, its subject is law and legal scholarship. Its audience is comprised of lawyers, judges, educators, students and other professionals in the judicial system.

Articles from Vol. 120, No. 4, February

Constitutional Law - First Amendment - Seventh Circuit Holds That Public University Cannot Refuse to Recognize Student Group Based on Group's Violation of School Nondiscrimination Policy
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW--FIRST AMENDMENT--SEVENTH CIRCUIT HOLDS THAT PUBLIC UNIVERSITY CANNOT REFUSE TO RECOGNIZE STUDENT GROUP BASED ON GROUP'S VIOLA-TION OF SCHOOL NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY.--Christian Legal Society v. Walker, 453 F.3d 853 (7th Cir. 2006)....
Developments in the Law: The Law of Media
"[T]he only effective restraint upon executive policy and power in the areas of national defense and international affairs may lie in an enlightened citizenry.... For this reason, it is perhaps here that a press that is alert, aware, and free most vitally...
Federal Courts - Standing - Third Circuit Denies Standing to Bring Claim of Racial Discrimination in Zoning
FEDERAL COURTS--STANDING--THIRD CIRCUIT DENIES STANDING TO BRING CLAIM OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN ZONING.--Taliaferro v. Darby Township Zoning Board, 458 F.3d 181 (3d Cir. 2006). The land use policies of municipalities across the United States...
Sosa, Customary International Law, and the Continuing Relevance of Erie
This Article analyzes the Supreme Court's 2004 decision in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain against the backdrop of the post-Erie federal common law. The Article shows that, contrary to the assertion of some commentators, Sosa did not embrace the "modern position"...
State Constitutional Law - Education Clause - Florida Supreme Court Declares State's School Voucher Program Unconstitutional
STATE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW--EDUCATION CLAUSE--FLORI-DA SUPREME COURT DECLARES STATE'S SCHOOL VOUCHER PROGRAM UNCONSTITUTIONAL.--Bush v. Holmes, 919 So. 2d 392 (Fla. 2006). The legal battle over school choice has tended to miss the point. The first...
The Paradox of Extralegal Activism: Critical Legal Consciousness and Transformative Politics
The limits of law in bringing about social change have long preoccupied legal thinkers. Recent schools of thought have built upon the critical understanding of these limits to produce a body of literature that privileges extralegal activism. These...
What Price for the Priceless? Implementing the Justiciability of the Right to Water
I. INTRODUCTION Water, while possessing one universally agreed upon chemical definition, means different things to different people. Generally, one's conception of water is largely framed by the region of the world in which he or she lives. In the...

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