Yale Law Journal
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Members of the Law School's renowned faculty and distinguished legal experts and scholars from around the world share their views on philosophical and practical issues related to law and justice in this collection from the Yale Law Journal.
||Justice "Promptly, and Without Delay": Court Reform and Judicial Independence||Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court discusses administrative reforms that are bringing true justice within Massachusetts state courts. Read by Embry Kidd.||3/31/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||State Court Reform of the American Jury||Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard discusses the leading role that state courts have taken in efforts to reform our historic jury system.||3/31/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Emerging Issues in State Law||Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard of the Indiana Supreme Court and Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court discuss emerging issues.||3/31/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Postmortem Rights of Publicity: The Federal Estate Tax Consequences of New State-Law Property Rights||In this Commentary, Mitchell M. Gans, Bridget J. Crawford & Jonathan G. Blattmachr observe that new state laws establishing descendible rights of publicity may have unforeseen federal estate tax consequences. Read by Seth Hanlon.||4/8/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Taking States out of the Workplace||In this Commentary, Jeffrey M. Hirsch argues for the elimination of state authority to regulate the workplace. Read by Christopher L. Griffin.||4/8/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||First Do No Harm: Why a Commissioner for Standards Is Unhealthy for the American Body Politic||In this Commentary, Paul M. Thompson argues that Josh Chafetz's proposal for a Congressional ethics oversight board is unnecessary. Contrary to Chafetz, Thompson argues that recent ethics scandals are signs that a system that is functioning well.||4/28/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Curing Congress's Ills: Criminal Law as the Wrong Paradigm for Congressional Ethics?||In this Commentary, Josh Chafetz responds to Paul M. Thompson's criticisms of his proposal for a Congressional ethics oversight body.||4/28/2008||Free||View in iTunes|