The University of Memphis Law Review

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Articles from Vol. 48, No. 1, 2017

Financial Crimes Compliance Self-Governance: Applying the Faragher Defense to Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Violations
I. IntroductionFinancial institutions in the United States have been subject to, and having been working toward compliance with, anti-money laundering ("AML") regulations since the 1970s.1 Subsequent additions and clarifications from congress and regulatory...
Fresh from the Farm: Regulating Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations for Antibiotic Abuse in Tennessee
I.IntroductionAntibiotics are an essential tool in medical practice. Ever since they first entered the market nearly 70 years ago, antibiotics have drastically improved the treatment of bacterial infections.1 But imagine living in a world in which antibiotic...
Looking Past the Label: An Analysis of the Measures Underlying "Sanctuary Cities"
I.IntroductionOn July 1, 2015, Kate Steinle and her father were walking along Pier 14 in San Francisco when a bullet ricocheted off the pier and struck Kate in the back.1 Tragically, Kate died later that day at San Francisco General Hospital.2 Kate's...
Partisan Gerrymandering: Is There No Shame in It or Have Politicians Become Shameless?
"It is hostile to a democratic system to involve the judiciary in the politics of the people."Justice Felix Frankfurter, Colegrove v. Green1"Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; [but] . . ."Thomas Jefferson,...
Staying True to the False Claims Act: Why the Government Is an Unexplored Prime Vehicle to Dismiss Cases
I.INTRODUCTIONTo rectify the advent of rampant false claims levied against the government in the wake of the Civil War, Congress borrowed from the English practice of deputizing private attorneys general when it enacted the False Claims Act ("FCA").1...
The Best Welfare Point: A New Compensation Criterion and Goal for Tort Law
I. INTRODUCTIONThis Article proposes in-depth analysis of alternative tort law criteria for compensating victims of wrongful acts in search for an optimal compensation criterion. I am particularly interested in finding out whether this ideal "best welfare...
To Repeal or Not Repeal: The Johnson Amendment
I.INTRODUCTION"An unconditional right to say what one pleases about public affairs is what I consider to be the minimum guarantee of the First Amendment. 'nIn a recent address to the National Prayer Breakfast, President Donald J. Trump reiterated his...
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