Volume 40 | Issue 2

Volume 40 Issue Two

Faculty Contributions

Deriving Law from the Biblical Narrative: The Book of Ruth
George Dargo
Nine Questions About Same-Sex Marriage Conflict
Stanley E. Cox
Toxic Torts, Autism, and Bad Science: Why the Courts May be Our Best Defense Against Scientific Relativism
Joelle Anne Moreno
Llewellyn’s Code as a Reflection of Legal Consciousness
Curtis Nyquist
Reckoning with Dissonance: Thoughts on State Constitutional Law and Constitutional Discourse
Lawrence Friedman
Improving Enforcement Mechanisms in the Charitable Sector: Can Increased Disclosure of Information be Utilized Effectively?
Ronald Chester
From the Margins to the Core: Integrating Public Service Legal Work into the Mainstream of Legal Education
Russell Engler
Our Environmental Rebels: An Average American Law Professor’s Perspective on Environmental Advocacy and the Law
Peter Manus
Sovereignty, Identity, and the ‘Apparatus of Death’
Tawia Ansah
Common Law Marriage: A Proposal for the Revival of a Dying Doctrine
Sonya C. Garza
Oath and Affirmation in the Court: Thoughts on the Power of a Sworn Promise
Nadine Farid
Book Review: Many Unhappy Returns: One Man’s Question to Turn Around the Most Unpopular Organization in America
Eric A. Lustig


Hernandez v. Ashcroft: A Construction of “Extreme Cruelty” Under the Violence Against Women Act and its Potential Impact on Immigration and Domestic Violence Law
Alexandra Blake Flamme


The Congress Do Us Part: The Marriage Protection Act, Federal Court-Stripping, and Same-Sex Marriage
J. Spencer Jenkins
The Current Fate of the Lobster Fishery and a Proposal for Change
Samantha Renee Smith.