The Yale Law Journal

This journal publishes articles, essays and book reviews on law and government.

Articles from Vol. 112, No. 6, April

A Site Where Hackers Are Welcome: Using Hack-In Contests to Shape Preferences and Deter Computer Crime
INTRODUCTION While the Internet has revolutionized communication and commerce, it has also created the conditions for a type of crime that can be committed anonymously, from anywhere in the world, and with consequences that are unprecedented in...
Conspiracy Theory
CONTENTS I. TWO VIEWS OF CONSPIRACY A. The Dangers to Society from Group Behavior 1. Psychological Analysis of Social Identity a. Polarization and Risk-Taking b. Acting Against Self-Interest c. Dissuasion...
Piercing the Veil
CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. GROUNDWORK A. The New Sovereignty B. The New Enlightenment II. TRANSITION A. Law's "Past" B. Law's "Other" C. Constructing and Obstructing D. Cases in Point 1. CEDAW (Global) ...
Privacy Rights and Abortion Outing: A Proposal for Using Common-Law Torts to Protect Abortion Patients and Staff
I. INTRODUCTION When Lori Driver, an anti-abortion activist, learned that Lisa Smith (1) was scheduled to have an abortion the following day, Driver looked up Smith's telephone number and left her two telephone messages. Smith did not return Driver's...
Risk Magnified: Standing under the Statist Lens
Central Delta Water Agency v. United States, 306 F.3d 938 (9th Cir. 2002). Why some harms count before the courts and others do not is a matter of acute expressive and practical impact. Judicial refusal to see claimed injuries is an effective denial...
The Secret History of Race in the United States
INTRODUCTION In the beginning, there was a man named Looney. George Looney's world was Buchanan County, Virginia, a pocket of Appalachian hills and hollows that juts into Kentucky and West Virginia. In 1911, his place in this world was secure. Where...