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A Response to Robert J. Delahunty’s “Robert Jackson’s Opinion on the Destroyer Deal and the Question of Presidential Prerogative,” by Richard M. Pious

01.12.2014  |  Comments Off

Professor Delahunty writes on page 89 of Robert Jackson's Opinion on the Destroyer Deal and the Question of Presidential Prerogative that I get FDR exactly wrong when I claim in Franklin D. Roosevelt and ... Continue Reading »

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Volume 38: Book 2

01.05.2014  |  Comments Off

VERMONT LAW REVIEW BOOK 2 VOLUME 38 WINTER 2013 Ninth Annual Norman Williams Distinguished Lecture in Land Use Planning and the Law Vermont Law School – February 7, 2013 Rising to the Land Use Challenge: How Planners ... Continue Reading »

Reaching Critical Mass

Volume 38: Book 1

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VERMONT LAW REVIEW VOLUME 38 BOOK 1 FALL 2013 Articles Introduction Captain Richard K. Sala & Molly Gray Lincoln at War John Yoo Robert Jackson’s Opinion on the Destroyer Deal and the Question of Presidential Prerogative Robert J. Delahunty The Law of ... Continue Reading »

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2L Note Blog: Equality Made Real: Justice Kennedy’s Blueprint For a Just America

12.25.2013  |  Comments Off

The debate over gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (hereinafter GLBT) rights is controversial in society and in the courts. GLBT advocates are poised to change the way courts in the United States and ... Continue Reading »


2L Note Blog: The Portland Pipeline Corporation and Act 250: Can State Self-regulation of Pipelines Occur Outside of the Federal Pipeline Safety Act?

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 In July 2010, a section of a pipeline located in Marshall, Michigan burst.[1]  Approximately one million gallons of diluted bitumen spilled into the Talmadge Creek, a tributary of the Kalamazoo River.[2]  Diluted bitumen, ... Continue Reading »

Jim Obergefell and John Arthur. 
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2L Note Blog: If Not Celebration, Recognition: Windsor’s Push toward Universal Interstate Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages

12.25.2013  |  Comments Off

The summer of 2013 was momentous for Ohio residents John Arthur and James Obergefell. In early July, after more than 20 years together, the couple flew to Maryland to be married. Because a ... Continue Reading »

From the film Minority Report

2L Note Blog: Predictive Policing: the Constitutional Implications of Forecasting Crime

11.27.2013  |  Comments Off

[caption id="attachment_1720" align="alignleft" width="272"] From the film Minority Report[/caption] This Note examines the implications of predictive policing and seeks ways to avoid legal snares. Predictive policing is the practice of using computer algorithms that ... Continue Reading »


2L Note Blog: Making Space for a Spectrum of Community Residences: Building Sustainable and Inclusive Communities Through New York’s Padavan Law

11.27.2013  |  Comments Off

Regulating group homes for marginalized groups, including developmentally disabled people, has social justice implications that extend beyond the traditional environmental, economic, and technical considerations that generally underlay land use decisions.  Group homes are ... Continue Reading »

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2L Note Blog: No Gaiety Here: Undocumented LGBT Youth in America

11.23.2013  |  Comments Off

At least 267,000 undocumented Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) adults are presently living in the United States.[1] This figure, however, does not include those undocumented LGBT immigrants under the age of eighteen.[2] LGBT-identified youth ... Continue Reading »

2L Note Blog: Ag-Gag Challenged: The Likelihood of Success of Animal Legal Defense Fund v. Herbert‘s First Amendment Claims

11.21.2013  |  Comments Off

A series of undercover videos exposing inhumane conditions on factory farms has sprung up in recent years.[1] In 2011, an activist working for Mercy for Animals filmed undercover at Sparboe Egg Farms, McDonald’s ... Continue Reading »