Vanderbilt Law Review

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Articles from Vol. 59, No. 5, October

Beyond Unconscionability: Class Action Waivers and Mandatory Arbitration Agreements
INTRODUCTIONWe live in an age of convenience. From financial transactions to electronic correspondence, we frequently deal with large corporations that provide services in our daily lives. One of the prices we pay for the convenience of these transactions,...
Commandeering and Its Alternatives: A Federalism Perspective
This inquiry argues that current Tenth Amendment jurisprudence causes net harm to federalism values under certain circumstances. Specifically, New York v. United States and Printz v. United States protect state autonomy to some extent by requiring the...
Defining Freedom of the College Press after Hosty V. Carter
I. INTRODUCTIONThe application of the First Amendment to public universities1 has long been a source of confusion and frustration for both universities and courts. In particular, application of the First Amendment to student publications such as newspapers,...
State Courts and the Interpretation of Federal Statutes
Scholars have long debated the separation of powers question of what "judicial power" federal courts have under Article III of the Constitution in the enterprise of interpreting federal statutes. Specifically, scholars have debated whether, in light...
The Outer Limits of Gang Injunctions
I. INTRODUCTIONAlmost a decade ago, the California Supreme Court endorsed the use of public nuisance injunctions as a means to control street gangs.1 Public nuisance injunctions against gangs ("gang injunctions"), which result from civil suits filed...
Therapeutic Forgetting: The Legal and Ethical Implications of Memory Dampening
Neuroscientists have made significant advances in identifying drugs to dampen the intensity of traumatic memories. Such drugs hold promise for victims of terrorism, military conflict, assault, car accidents, and natural disasters who might otherwise...

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