February 2008 Vol. 106 No. 4 THE REVIEW
ARTICLES

The Significance of the Local in Immigration Regulation

Cristina M. Rodríguez

The proliferation of state and local regulation designed to control immigrant movement generated considerable media attention and high-profile lawsuits in 2006 and 2007. Proponents and opponents of these measures share one basic assumption, with deep roots in constitutional doctrine and political rhetoric: immigration control is the exclusive responsibility of the federal government. Because of the persistence of this assumption, assessments of this important trend have failed to explain why state and local measures are arising in large numbers, and why the regulatory uniformity both sides claim to seek is neither achievable nor desirable.

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Patients as Consumers: Courts, Contracts, and the New Medical Marketplace

Mark A. Hall & Carl E. Schneider
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Correspondence: Bankruptcy Noir

James J. White
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Correspondence: Bankruptcy Vérité

Lynn M. LoPucki & Joseph W. Doherty
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NOTES

Addressing Default Trends in Patent-Based Section 337 Proceedings in the United States International Trade Commission

John C. Evans

Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 empowers the United States International Trade Commission to investigate imports to ensure imports do not infringe on U.S. trademarks. The Commission permits patent, copyright, and trademark owners to notify the Commission of possibly infringing imports and to obtain exclusion orders that prevent importation of products that infringe their intellectual property. The total number of investigations increased from 1996 to 2005, yet the proportion of respondent defaults rose as well. The increase in defaults suggests there is some systemic difficulty in ensuring full participation. This Note argues that the res judicata effects of particular outcomes in patent-based investigations may skew respondents’ participation incentives.

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