Washington Law Review

Articles from Vol. 87, No. 3, October

Executive Privilege under Washington's Separation of Powers Doctrine
Abstract: Since United States v. Nixon, the U.S. Supreme Court has recognized a qualified executive privilege grounded in federal separation of powers. The privilege allows the President to withhold executive branch communications when disclosure would...
IN MEMORIAM: PROFESSOR EMERITUS RICHARD O. KUMMERT/Foreword: A Tribute
The Washington Law Review dedicates its October 2012 issue to Professor Richard O. Kümmert who passed away last April at the age of seventy-nine. Professor Kümmert served as the faculty advisor to the Washington Law Review for over four decades. The...
Pressing Washington's Wine Industry into the Twenty-First Century: Rethinking What It Means to Be a Winery
Abstract: Washington's wine industry is growing, and the ways in which Washington winemakers craft and sell their product are changing. Traditional "brick and mortar" wineries coexist with so-called "virtual wineries," which typically purchase grapes...
Protecting Child Victims' Rights as Vigorously as Criminal Defendants' When Prosecuting Possession or Distribution of Child Pornography
Abstract: Among the devastating effects of the worldwide child pornography epidemic is a concerning legal dilemma. Until recently, courts have frequently held that a defendant charged with child pornography offenses has a nearly unrestricted right to...
Selling Advice and Creating Expectations: Why Brokers Should Be Fiduciaries
Abstract: Investors face a dizzying array of choices regarding where to invest their funds and increasingly rely on experts for advice. Most advice about securities is provided by investment advisers or broker-dealers, legal categories with little meaning...
State Default and Synthetic Bankruptcy
Abstract: An insolvent state does not need bankruptcy if sovereign immunity would protect it from lawsuits and other collection efforts. To the extent that a state is not judgmentproof and needs bankruptcy, we may not need to modify the Federal Bankruptcy...
Talking Drugs: The Burdens of Proof in Post-Garcetti Speech Retaliation Claims
Abstract: Law Enforcement agencies fire their employees for speaking out in favor of drug legalization, which leads the employees to sue their former employers for violating their First Amendment Free Speech rights. These employee claims fall under the...
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