Fordham Urban Law Journal

A bimonthly legal book published by the law school at Fordham University. Each issue focuses on a single topic, and publishes original research, critical pieces, and long-form essays related to that topic.

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 4, October

A Herculean Leap for the Hard Case of Post-Acquisition Claims: Interpreting Fair Housing Act Section 3604(b) after Modesto
Introduction I. Background of the Fair Housing Act A. History of the FHA 1. The Statute 2. Legislative History 3. Social History B. Theories of Statutory Interpretation 1. Meaning-Based Theories 2....
Breaking Past the Parallax: Finding the True Place of Lawyers in Securities Fraud
Introduction I. Background A. Cast in Dual Roles: The Role of the Lawyer 1. Professional Rules Governing Attorney Conduct 2. Attorneys as Gatekeepers B. The World Before Central Bank C. Central Bank and the Congressional...
Hats off to Claire Flom: Education and the Importance of Being Involved
I begin the Claire Flom Memorial Lecture with an expression of regret that I did not have the privilege of working alongside our honoree, whose vision and energy continue to this day to inspire us. When choosing a title I knew immediately that "Hats...
Iqbal Signals Bivens' Peril: A Call for Congressional Action
Introduction I. The Shifting Attitude of the Court toward Bivens A. The History of Bivens B. The Current Court's Attitude Toward Bivens C. Given that Bivens is Disfavored, What Options Does the Court or Congress...
New York's Fight over Blight: The Role of Economic Underutilization in Kaur
Introduction I. Blight Condemnations A. "Public Use" Under the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution B. "Public Use" in New York 1. The Evolution of "Public Use" 2. Relevant New York Eminent Domain...
The Next Generation of Greenwash: Diminishing Consumer Confusion through a National Eco-Labeling Program
Introduction I. Background Principles of Environmental Advertising A. The Rise of Green Consumerism and Greenwashing B. Deceptive Advertising: Applying the FTC Framework to Green Advertising C. Commercial Speech: First Amendment...
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