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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Toward A Multiple Consciousness of Language: A Tribute to Professor Mari Matsuda

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House Swaps: A Strategic Bankruptcy Solution to the Foreclosure Crisis

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