The Yale Law Journal

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

Articles from Vol. 115, No. 2, November

Bailing out Congress: An Assessment and Defense of the Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act of 2001
NOTE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. "CONGRESS: WE HAVE A PROBLEM" A. Initial Response B. A Bill Becomes a Law 1. Statistical Underpinnings 2. Theoretical Underpinnings C. Anatomy of a Loss 1. Short-Term and Long-Term ...
Jurisdictional Competition for Trust Funds: An Empirical Analysis of Perpetuities and Taxes
ARTICLE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. JURISDICTIONAL COMPETITION FOR TRUST FUNDS A. The Rule Against Perpetuities B. Federal Wealth Transfer Taxes C. The Race To Abolish the RAP D. Additional Margins of Competition 1. Self-Settled...
Rethinking Civil Rights Lawyering and Politics in the Era before Brown
ARTICLE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. THE MAKING OF A LEGAL LIBERAL INTERPRETATION II. SETTING THE STAGE: LOCHNER, THE POLICE POWER, AND RACE UPLIFT A. Civil Rights Lawyers and the Lochner Tradition B. Civil Rights Lawyers and the Police Power ...
The Secret Ambition of Racial Profiling
In 2000, a year after the shooting of Amadou Diallo, a select committee of the New York City Council held a series of meetings in the Bronx to address police-community relations. The committee intended the meetings "to open a dialogue between police...