Vanderbilt Law Review

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Articles from Vol. 66, No. 2, March

An American Tragedy: E-Books, Licenses, and the End of Public Lending Libraries?
I. CATCH-22: INTRODUCTION .......... 616II. THE AGE OF INNOCENCE: BACKGROUND ON LIBRARIES, FIRST SALE, AND E-BOOKS .......... 618A. The Heart of the Matter: First Sale as the Basis for Library Lending .......... 6181. The First Sale Doctrine as a Limit...
Cultivating a Green Political Landscape: Lessons for Climate Change Policy from the Defeat of California's Proposition 23
Around the same time as federal climate change legislation died in the U.S. Senate, California voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot initiative to repeal the state's climate change regulatory system. The opposition to Proposition 23 was so successful...
Dual Standards for Third-Party Intervenors: Distinguishing between Public-Law and Private-Law Intervention
I. Introduction ....................646II. Background ....................647A. The Development of Public Law ....................647B. The Development of American Intervention Practice ....................6501. The Development of Modern Intervention...
Looking for Trouble: An Exploration of How to Regulate Digital Searches
I. INTRODUCTION ............................ 686II. DIGITAL SEARCHES: WHAT IS THE PROBLEM AND WHY SHOULD I CARE? ...........................688A. The Fourth Amendment ...........................688B. The Plain View Doctrine ...........................689C....
The Nature and Purpose of Evidence Theory
The past few decades have seen an explosion in theoretical and empirical scholarship exploring the law of evidence. From a variety of disciplines and distinct methodological perspectives, this work has illuminated important issues regarding types of...
Unpacking the Force of Law
In 2011, in Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research v. United States, the Supreme Court held that general authority Treasury regulations adopted using notice-and-comment rulemaking carry the force of law and thus are eligible for Chevron deference....