April 2009 Vol. 107 No. 6 THE REVIEW
ARTICLES

Foreword: Why Write?

Erwin Chemerinsky

2009 Survey of Books Related to the Law

This wonderful collection of reviews of leading recent books about law provides the occasion to ask a basic question: why should law professors write? There are many things that law professors could do with the time they spend writing books and law review articles. More time and attention could be paid to students and to instructional materials. More professors could do pro bono legal work of all sorts. In fact, if law professors wrote much less, teaching loads could increase, faculties could decrease in size, and tuition could decrease substantially.

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Bradbury: Fahrenheit 451

Rodney A. Smolla
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Nussbaum: Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America’s Tradition of Religious Equality

Gene R. Nichol
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Spiro: Beyond Citizenship: American Identity After Globalization

Jonathan Weinberg
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Slobogin: Privacy at Risk: The New Government Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment

Orin S. Kerr
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Greenfield: The Failure of Corporate Law: Fundamental Flaws and Progressive Possibilities

Antony Page
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Polikoff: Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage: Valuing All Families under the Law

Amy L. Wax
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Baker: Media Concentration and Democracy: Why Ownership Matters

Leonard M. Niehoff
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McCrudden: Buying Social Justice: Equality, Government Procurement, and Legal Change

Jeffrey L. Dunoff
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Epstein: Supreme Neglect: How to Revive Constitutional Protection for Private Property

William Michael Treanor
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Sullivan, Colby, Welsh Wegner, Bond, & Shulman: Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Profession of Law

Anthony V. Alfieri
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& Other Current Events

Crawford v. Washington: A Ten Year Retrospective

No one disputes the significance of Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004), which fundamentally transformed Confrontation...

Come Back to the Boat, Justice Breyer!

I want to get Justice Breyer back on the right side of Confrontation Clause issues. In 1999, in Lilly...

Crawford v. Washington: The Next Ten Years

Imagine a world . . . in which the Supreme Court got it right the first time. That is,...

The Crawford Debacle

First a toast-to my colleague Jeff Fisher and his Crawford compatriot, Richard Friedman, on the...

Confrontation and the Re-Privatization of Domestic Violence

When the Supreme Court transformed the right of confrontation in Crawford v. Washington, the prosecution...
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