Wake Forest Law Review

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07th Dec 2017

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Make Immigration Great Again: How Morales-Santana Could Signal the End of Sexist Immigration Law and Provide A Way to Fight the Travel Ban

by: Marcia Zug Men and women are not equal in immigration law, and the Supreme Court has long upheld these distinctions. In fact, since 1977, the Court has heard four...

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05th Apr 2017

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On The Meaning of “Considered as Natural Born”

John Vlahoplus* Introduction [I]t shall be understood that the two Countries shall allways be mutually naturalized, that every person born in either Country shall be considered as a natural born...

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08th Feb 2017

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Fake News, Free Speech, & the Third-Person Effect: I’m No Fool, But Others Are

Clay Calvert* The presidential election season of 2016 brought with it massive news media hand-wringing, if not outright panic in some quarters, about so-called fake news.[1]  As described by the...

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09th Jan 2017

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Wisdom, Not Noise: The Law Professor as Policy Influencer

David S. Levine* Introduction  Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States has caused many academics from across the political spectrum to reconsider their research agendas, including whether and...

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31st Oct 2016

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Justice Kennedy’s Surprising Vote and Opinion in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

Ronald Turner* Introduction Abigail Fisher graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in Sugar Land, Texas and applied for admission to the fall 2008 entering class at the University of...

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30th Sep 2016

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Systems Science and the Supreme Court

Alan Calnan* Introduction Few people would dispute that appointing and confirming a Supreme Court Justice is a delicate and complex process. President Obama’s nomination of federal judge, Merrick Garland, certainly...

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20th Apr 2016

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High-Frequency Traders: A Plan to Eliminate the Abuses Without Losing the Benefits

John Sanders* On the afternoon of May 6, 2010, the Dow Jones Industrial Index (“Dow”), perhaps the most widely followed stock index in the world, fell 1,000 points in a...

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30th Mar 2016

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Killer Robots; An Apologia

Thomas E. Simmons∗ The more decisive a weapon is The more surely it will be used, And no agreements will help. JOHN ADAMS, DOCTOR ATOMIC Act I (2005) (libretto by...

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29th Feb 2016

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Is Domain Name Classification a Property Right or a Contractual Right? The Circuit Split and a Clear Path Forward

Nicholas Foss Barbantonis* Introduction There is an ongoing controversy as to whether re-registration of domain names constitutes registration within the meaning of the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA).[1]  The Eleventh...

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31st Jan 2016

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What’s Coming for Class Actions

Zoe Niesel* A trio of cases before the Supreme Court in its current term has the potential to dramatically impact the ability of plaintiffs to bring class actions.  By taking...

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19th Oct 2015

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Has the Increased Cost of Law School Improved Legal Education?

Paul Campos* Over the past several decades, the cost of legal education has increased at a dizzying rate, far outpacing even the rapid rise in the cost of higher education...

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30th Sep 2015

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Will the Real Justice Scalia Please Stand Up?

Eric J. Segall* How will history judge Justice Antonin Scalia?  He is well-known for scathing dissents and fiery rhetoric as well as his strong advocacy for textualism and originalism.  His...

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