April 2008 Vol. 106 No. 6 THE REVIEW
ARTICLES

Foreword: War Tales and War Trials

Patricia M. Wald

2008 Survey of Books Related to the Law

In 1999, after more than twenty years as a federal judge, I became a trial judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Up to that time, my knowledge of war had been derived from the dozens of books and movies I had read and watched as I lived through World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, and the two Gulf Wars. Every day for the next two years, I listened to the heart-wrenching stories of Balkan survivors of genocide, massacres, prison camps, and planned executions. I remember particularly one compelling woman who testified that in a single fateful week she had lost a husband, son, father, brother, and twenty-six male relatives in the genocide at Srebrenica. She announced to the court: “We wish him [the defendant general] a death penalty, for him to disappear from the face of the earth.”

 

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Classic Revisited: Remarque: All Quiet on the Western Front

Robert J. Delahunty & John C. Yoo
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Classic Revisited: Hemingway: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Karen Engle
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Posner: Not a Suicide Pact: The Constitution in a Time of National Emergency

Stephen Reinhardt
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Drumbl: Atrocity, Punishment, and International Law

Kevin Jon Heller
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Hyman: Medicare Meets Mephistopheles

Jill R. Horwitz
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Croley: Regulation and Public Interests: The Possibility of Good Regulatory Government

M. Elizabeth Magill
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West: Secrets, Sex and Spectacle: The Rules of Scandal in Japan and the United States

Benjamin L. Liebman
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Krotoszynski, Jr.: The First Amendment in Cross-Cultural Perspective: A Comparative Legal Analysis of the Freedom of Speech

Roger P. Alford
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Coffee, Jr.: Gatekeepers: The Professions and Corporate Governance

Merrit B. Fox
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Motomura: Americans in Waiting: The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States

Cristina M. Rodriguez
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Guzman: How International Law Works: A Rational Choice Theory

Alex Geisinger & Michael Ashley Stein
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Peerenboom: China Modernizes: Threat to the West or Model for the Rest?

Yang Wang
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Allen: Origins of the Dred Scott Case: Jacksonian Jurisprudence and the Supreme Court 1837 - 1857

Sam Erman
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Mann: Charging Ahead: The Growth and Regulation of Payment Card Markets

Katherine Porter
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Herbert: Citizens, Cops, and Power: Recognizing the Limits of Community

Weitzer & Tuch: Race and Policing in America: Conflict and Reform

Weisburd & Braga: Police Innovation: Contrasting Perspectives

Richard Delgado
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Nagareda: Mass Torts in a World of Settlement

Anthony J. Sebok
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