Nebraska Law Review
Recent Print Articles
The Public School as the Preeminent Site of Constitutional Law Justin Driver, Professor of Law, Yale Law School
The 2019 Lane Lecture.
Job Training Mythologies: Stitching up Labor Markets Henry H. Perritt, Jr., Professor of Law and former Dean, Chicago-Kent College of Law, the law school of Illinois Institute of Technology
"This Article uses the textile and clothing industry—where the American Industrial Revolution began—as a case study to explore adjustments of labor markets to changes in technology and in product markets, while occasionally referring to other industries to reinforce a proposition or to acknowledge a difference that might alter the analysis."
Contract Design in the Shadow of Regulation James Fallows Tierney, Senior Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Assistant Professor of Law, University of Nebraska College of Law
"Drawing on behavioral law and economics, and illustrating with a case study of lobbying surrounding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s bank account overdraft rule, this Article shows how companies use the high-quality terms they adopt in anticipation of regulation to “frame” the status quo rule."
Irrevocable Gift Promises and Promises Inducing Reliance: A Mandate for the Return of the Seal in Contract Law Alex M. Johnson, Jr., James C. Slaughter Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School
"What makes irrevocable inter vivos trust donative promises—promises that induce reliance on the part of the donee— and promises made in a will enforceable, while other simple or future gift donative promises are not? The primary purpose of this Article is answering that question."
Duress and Undue Influence in Contract Law as Cognitive Trespass Jeffrey L. Harrison, Huber C. Hurst Eminent Scholar, University of Florida College of Law
"In all cases, contract law takes a permissive approach by limiting the remedy to avoidance and restitution. This Article argues that the permissive approach is inappropriate, particularly in cases in which the vulnerability is created."
Is Prior Salary a Factor Other Than Sex? An Approach to Resolve the Ongoing Debate Elizabeth A. Stevenson, J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law, 2020
This Note examines the uncertainty of the Equal Pay Act’s “factor other than sex” exception.
Corporate Purpose in a Populist Era Stephen M. Bainbridge, William D. Warren Distinguished Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
"Given these political trends and the underlying economic ills driving them, the question arguably 'is no longer whether populist pressure will have a strong influence on policy decisions but how.'"