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You Can’t Take My Land! Is Thompson v. Heineman, 289 Neb. 798, 857 N.W.2d 731 (2015), Transformative Law or a Political Anomaly? Adam W. Kauffman

I. Introduction

II. Background ... A. Political Plaintiffs: A Summary of Thompson v. Heineman ... 1. Popular Background ... 2. Case Background ... B. Constitutional Supermajority Requirement ... C. Nebraska’s Law on Standing to Sue

Registration, Fairness, and General Jurisdiction Jack B. Harrison

I. Introduction

II. In the Beginning Was “Presence”

III. When “Presence” Ceased to Mean “Presence”

IV. What’s “Fairness” Got to Do with It?

V. The Doctrine of General Jurisdiction After International Shoe ... A. Perkins. v. Benguet Consolidated Mining Co. ... B. Helicopteros Nacionales de Colombia, S.A. v. Hall

The Economic Characteristics of Indigenous Property Rights: A Canadian Case Study Dwight Newman

I. Introduction

II. The Nature of Aboriginal Title within the Canadian Judicial Interpretation ... A. Background … B. The Aboriginal Title Test ... C. The Contents of Aboriginal Title ... D. Inherent Limits on Scope of Aboriginal Title ... E. The Security and Insecurity of Aboriginal Title ... F. The Implications of Unsettled Aboriginal Title Claims

Separation of Powers and the Class Action Mark K. Moller

I. Introduction

II. The Need for a New Theory of Litigant Autonomy … A. Some Terminology ... B. The Litigant Autonomy Conundrum ... 1. The Anti-Balancing Puzzle ... 2. Solutions to the Puzzle? ... a. Litigant Autonomy as a Fundamental Right ... b. Litigant Autonomy as a “Substantive Right” ... c. The Problem with the “Substantive Right” Argument ... C. The Need for a New Theory

Rethinking Counterterrorism in the Age of ISIS: Lessons from Sinai Sahar F. Aziz

I. Introduction

II. Economic Deprivation and Political Marginalization in the Sinai … A. The Sinai’s Strategic Significance ... B. Neglect and Criminalization of the Bedouin

Book Review David Dow

Modern Trials. By Melvin M. Belli. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1954. 2763 pp. $50.00

The Journalist and His Confidential Source: Should a Testimonial Privilege Be Allowed W. D. Lorensen


The Basis for a Privilege

The Current Law

When Is the Public Benefited?

When Should This Privilege Be Denied?

When Is There No Public Benefit?

When Does Detriment Outweigh Benefit?


Civil Defense and Law, Part II Val Peterson