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Personal Jurisdiction: The Walls Blocking an Appeal to Rationality

Feb. 6, 2019—Richard D. Freer | 72 Vand. L. Rev. En Banc 99 | Personal jurisdiction is a gateway to the judicial system. Without it, a plaintiff cannot vindicate her claims and the community cannot benefit from private enforcement of the law. In 2011, the Supreme Court returned to personal jurisdiction after a twenty-one year hiatus. Over...

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Chevron on Stilts: A Response to Jonathan Siegel

Oct. 15, 2018—Chevron-on-Stilts-A-Response-to-Jonathan-Siegel AUTHOR: Philip Hamburger

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Legal Jurisdiction and the Deterritorialization of Data

Feb. 2, 2018—Legal Jurisdiction and the Deterritorialization of Data Response to Jennifer Daskal, Borders and Bits, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 179 (2018). AUTHOR Paul Schiff Berman Walter S. Cox Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School.

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Commodified Promises and Contract Theory

Jan. 26, 2018—Commodified Promises and Contract Response to Erik Encarnacion, Contract as Commodified Promise, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 61 (2018). AUTHOR Brian H. Bix Frederick W. Thomas Professor of Law and Philosophy, University of Minnesota.  

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Neutral Principles and Political Power: A Response to Reverse Political Process Theory

Nov. 5, 2017—Neutral-Principles-and-Political-Power1 Response to Aaron Tang, Reverse Political Process Theory, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1427 (2017). AUTHOR Matthew A. Seligman Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School.  

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Lost in Transplantation: The Supreme Court’s Post-Prudence Jurisprudence

Oct. 18, 2017—Lost in Transplantation The Supreme Court’s Post-Prudence Jurisprudence Response to Fred Smith, Undemocratic Restraint, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 845 (2017). AUTHOR Adam N. Steinman University Research Professor of Law, University of Alabama School of Law.  

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Institutional Effects on Reciprocal Legitimation in the Federal Courts

May. 23, 2017—Institutional Effects on Reciprocal Legitimation in the Federal Courts Response to Neil S. Siegel, Reciprocal Legitimation in the Federal Courts System, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1183 (2017). AUTHOR Donald P. Klekamp Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati College of Law

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A Mild Defense of Our New Machine Overlords

May. 23, 2017—A Mild Defense of Our New Machine Overlords Response to Kiel Brennan-Marquez, “Plausible Cause”: Explanatory Standards in the Age of Powerful Machines, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1249 (2017). AUTHOR Visiting Fellow, Yale Information Society Project; Visiting Researcher, Georgetown University Law Center. J.D. 2011, University of Michigan.  

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Short-Circuiting the New Major Questions Doctrine

Apr. 25, 2017—Short-Circuiting the New Major Questions Doctrine Response to Michael Coenen & Seth Davis, Minor Courts, Major Questions, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 777 (2017). ABSTRACT In Minor Courts, Major Questions, Michael Coenen and Seth Davis advance perhaps the most provocative proposal to date to address the new major questions doctrine articulated in King v. Burwell. They...

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The Township, The Hope of Democracy?: History As Moral Act

Apr. 6, 2017—The Township, The Hope of Democracy?: History As Moral Act Response to Daniel Farbman, Reconstructing Local Government, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 413 (2017). AUTHOR Samuel I. Golieb Fellow, New York University School of Law. JD, Harvard Law School. Ph.D. Candidate in History, Princeton University.    

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Free Speech and Terrorist Speech: An Essay on Dangerous Ideas

Mar. 31, 2017—Free Speech and Terrorist Speech: An Essay on Dangerous Ideas Response to Alexander Tsesis, Terrorist Speech on Social Media, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 651 (2017). AUTHOR Distinguished Professor of Law, University of South Carolina School of Law.

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Historical and Comparative Reflections

Mar. 16, 2017—Historical and Comparative Reflections Response to Nicole Stelle Garnett, Sector Agnosticism and the Coming Transformation of Education Law, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 1 (2017). AUTHOR EdD, PhD, and Professor emeritus of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Boston University.

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What MDL and Class Actions Have in Common

Mar. 14, 2017—What MDL and Class Actions Have in Common Response to Elizabeth Chamblee Burch, Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 67 (2017). AUTHOR Professor, Fordham University School of Law.

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The Constitution of Agency Statutory Interpretation

Nov. 18, 2016—The Constitution of Agency Statutory Interpretation Response to Aaron Saiger, Agencies’ Obligation to Interpret the Statute, 69 Vand. L. Rev. 1231 (2016). AUTHOR Cabell Research Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School.

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Explaining SCOTUS Repeaters

Nov. 16, 2016—Explaining SCOTUS Repeaters Response to Jason Iuliano & Ya Sheng Lin, Supreme Court Repeaters, 69 Vand. L. Rev. 1349 (2016). AUTHOR Assistant Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law.  

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Diagnosis and Treatment of the “Superiority Problem”

Oct. 27, 2016—Diagnosis and Treatment of the “Superiority Problem” Response to Christine P. Bartholomew, The Failed Superiority Experiment, 69 Vand. L. Rev. 1295 (2016). AUTHOR Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School.

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