Boston College Law Review

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 4, September

A "More Searching Judicial Inquiry": The Justiciability of Intra-Military Sexual Assault Claims
INTRODUCTIONIn fiscal year 2013, the U.S. military received 5,061 reports of sexual assault or "unwanted sexual contact."1 This number represents a fifty percent increase in complaints from the previous year.2 Moreover, Department of De1 fense officials...
An Era of Continued Neglect: Assessing the Impact of Congressional Exemptions for Alaska Natives
INTRODUCTIONIn October 2005, a twenty-six year old man in the Alaska Native1 village of Nunam Iqua beat his wife with a shotgun, pistol-whipped a friend, and raped his thirteen-year-old stepdaughter in front of three other children.2 This rampage lasted...
Counsel for the Divorce
INTRODUCTIONThe legal profession has made it all but impossible to unbundle partisan advocacy from legal representation. In spite of repeated invitations to embrace the potential of the problem-solving lawyer whose expertise and creativity can add value...
Guarding the Golden Years: How Public Guardianship for Elders Can Help States Meet the Mandates of Olmstead
INTRODUCTIONThe American population is aging rapidly, with significant implications for policy makers and society.1 With seventy-five million baby boomers born between 1946 and 1964, approximately one in five Americans is expected to be over sixty-five...
I Came, Itar, I Conquered: The International Traffic in Arms Regulations, 3d-Printed Firearms, and the First Amendment
INTRODUCTIONSince its initial development in the 1980s, three-dimensional ("3D") printing, or "additive manufacturing," has steadily become more consumer friendly, as the cost and necessary expertise has diminished.1 Consumer 3D printing works by utilizing...
National Pastime(s)
NATIONAL PASTIME(S)Abstract: In his new book, Baseball as a Road to God, New York University President and Professor of Law John Sexton submits that baseball can serve as a vehicle for living a more conscious life that elevates the human experience for...
Pragmatic Liberalism: The Outlook of the Dead
INTRODUCTIONMost of us know the unpleasantries of crisis. Of course, the crises we have known are sometimes not all that crisis-like, such as when we face the "crisis" of what to wear tonight or where to eat. Of the more serious sort, there are the usual...
Preempting the Police
INTRODUCTIONHow do we police the police? The practicalities of fighting crime require that we vest the police with extensive discretion so that they can effectively identify and arrest criminal activity. Unfortunately, the nature of police work, and...
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