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Volume 51 Issue Two

Book Symposium

The Novelization of the Criminal Justice System and Its Effect on Pop Culture

This issue is dedicated to the memory of Barbara Smart, a pioneer and cherished
Editor-in-Chief of The New England Law Review, volume 17.
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Why Fiction?
Alafair S. Burke
Kooks, Crooks, Brutes, or Rhadamanthine Opacites: Some Thoughts on the Depiction of Judges in Popular Fiction
Michael A. Ponsor
Re-Reading Alafair Burke’s The Ex
I. Bennett Capers
Narratives of Criminal Procedure from Doyle to Chandler to Burke
Simon Stern
The Chow: Depictions of the Criminal Justice System as a Character in Crime Fiction
Marianne Wesson
Law and Noir
Peter Manus


“Target Standing”: Constitutional Violations Going Undeterred and the Exclusionary Rule the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Should Have Adopted
Ashley Peel


Obscene Terrorism: Can the First Amendment’s Obscenity Framework be Applied to Terrorist Speech?
Alexander Conley
“Asteroids for Sale”: Private Property Rights in Outer Space, and the SPACE Act of 2015
Justin Rostoff
Resurrecting Roe and Reinventing Casey: Taking Back a Woman’s Right to Chose
Elizabeth P. Dailey
FIFA: For the Game or For-Profit?
Rachael E. Bandeira

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