Faulkner Law Review

Articles from Vol. 3, No. 2, Spring

Attorney Fred Gray: Another Drum Major for Justice
This article is an edited version of a symposium presentation entitled "Attorney Fred Gray: Another Drum Major for Justice" and was delivered on February 10, 2012, at Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law presented by the Black Law...
Change-Agents: Beating Back the Dark Caste of the Law
It was a personal honor to speak at the Fred Gray Civil Rights Symposium. I was privileged to share the panel with two outstanding lawyers, Judge Theodore McKee, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and Ted Shaw, a...
Damages for Pain and Suffering and Emotional Distress in Products Liability Cases Involving Strict Liability and Negligence
I. INTRODUCTION: THE CONTEXT Two of the important theories used to establish liability in modern products liability cases are negligence and strict liability. Compensatory damages are generally awarded in products liability cases based on a negligence...
Fred Gray: Life, Legacy, Lessons
INTRODUCTION According to a recent report, five million voters could find it more difficult to cast a ballot in 2012. (1) During the 2011 legislative session, legislatures across the country passed laws that changed the requirements for voting and...
Protecting Victims and Their Children through Supervised Visitation: A Study of Domestic Violence Injunctions
INTRODUCTION When confronted with petitions for civil protective orders (called Injunctions for Protection Against Domestic Violence) to shield victims of domestic violence from their abusive partners, courts are also often required to make decisions...
Southern Fried Mediation: A Regional Recipe for Success When Mediating in the Southern United States
I. INTRODUCTION II. CULTURE: DEFINED, CULTURAL PATTERNS, "FACE," AND COMMUNICATION STYLES A. What is Culture? B. Cultural Patterns and Communication Styles 1. Individualism-Collectivism 2. Face 3. Low-Context...
Specialty Plates: Who Is Speaking? American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee V. Bredesen
INTRODUCTION Is a message printed on a specialty license plate generally attributed to the government or the driver? Several courts have analyzed this issue because of its relation to the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment. (1) In ACLU of...
The Path of the Law School: Three Implementable Law School Reforms
ABSTRACT This article examines the past, present, and possible future of legal education. In the process, it advocates for three law school reforms that may improve the quality of education while simultaneously decreasing attendance costs for students....
The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, Social Change, and the Future of Bioethics
I. THE TUSKEGEE SYPHILIS EXPERIMENT AS A CONSEQUENCE OF SOCIAL CHANGE AND ILLUSTRATION OF REPEATED, LONG-TERM ETHICAL FAILURE This article presupposes some familiarity with the notorious Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. In brief, the United States...