Vol. 45 Nbr. 1, December 2011
- Execution Watch: Mitt Romney's 'foolproof' death penalty act and the politics of capital punishment.
- The first Facebook firing case under section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act: exploring the limits of labor law protection for concerted communication on social media.
- Restating the restatement of conflicts: approaching the legitimacy question in choice-of-law theory.
- Who is armed, and by what authority? An examination of the likely impact of Massachusetts firearm regulations after McDonald and Heller.
- Is this heaven? No, it's I.O.U.: why Major League Baseball must modify its current revenue-sharing and luxury-tax procedures.
- Do as I say and not as I do: the United States' immunity in oil spill response actions.
- Much ado about nothing: why the war over the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate will end with a whimper and not a bang.
- GPS tracking, police intrusion, and the diverging paths of state and federal judiciaries.
- Tort Law - First Circuit declares widespread publicity triggers claim accrual under Federal Tort Claims Act - Donahue v. United States.
- Constitutional law - arrest or impaired movement material to physical force seizure analysis - Brooks v. Gaenzle.
- Employment law - Third Circuit denies ERISA whistleblower protection to employee discharged after making unsolicited internal complaint - Edwards v. A.H. Cornell & Son, Inc.
- Criminal procedure - the impact of marijuana decriminalization on searches and seizures in Massachusetts - Commonwealth v. Cruz.