The Yale Law Journal

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

Articles from Vol. 118, No. 8, June

Corruption in Our Courts: What It Looks like and Where It Is Hidden
NOTE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. UNDERSTANDING AND OBSERVING JUDICIAL CORRUPTION A. An Economic Model of Bribery 1. Understanding Defendants' and Litigants' Demand for Corruption 2. Understanding the Supply of Corruption ...
Medellin and the Future of International Delegation
FEATURE CONTENTS I. A COMPARISON OF DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL DELEGATIONS A. The Policy Concerns with Delegation B. The Analogy to Article I Courts II. SOLVING THE PUZZLES OF MEDELLIN A. Medellin's First Puzzle B. Medellin's...
Neither a Customer nor a Subscriber Be: Regulating the Release of User Information on the World Wide Web
INTRODUCTION The Stored Communications Act (SCA) was passed in 1986 to regulate information release on the developing Internet. (1) Twenty years later, while the quantity and quality of information collected online has grown, the amount that is...
Our Imperial Criminal Procedure: Problems in the Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Constitutional Law
FEATURE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. COMPETING PERSPECTIVES ON THE EXTRATERRITORIAL APPLICATION OF CONSTITUTIONAL RULES A. The Compact Theory of the Constitution B. The Organic Theory of the Constitution C. The Compact and Organic...
Racial Classification in Assisted Reproduction
INTRODUCTION I. RACE AND REPRODUCTION A. Free Market Sperm Donation B. Race-Conscious Donor Catalogs II. THE EXPRESSIVE DIMENSION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION A. Discriminatory Intent and Discriminatory Effects B. Discriminatory...
The Classic Rule of Faith and Credit
INTRODUCTION I. THE PRACTICE BEFORE AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE A. The Common Law's Treatment of Prior Judgments B. Foreign Seals and the Local Enforcement Rule: The Holdings in Olive and Otway II. THE PRACTICE DURING THE CONFEDERATION...
The Constitutional Power to Interpret International Law
FEATURE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. THE FOG OF INTERNATIONAL LAW A. The Trouble with Treaties B. Executive Agreements C. "Customary International Law" II. THE POWER TO SAY WHAT INTERNATIONAL LAW IS (FOR THE UNITED STATES) ...