January 24, 2017

A Pool of Candidates Who Refuse to Swim: The 2016 Presidential Election and the Demise of Testing the Waters

Emily M. Hoyle
85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 312

In the 2016 presidential election, many candidates delayed announcing their candidacy until long after anyone who was paying attention realized that they were considering a run for office. In the past,

Preemption Deals: Response to Robert Mikos

Aziz Z. Huq
85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 226

This Response analyzes the dynamics of federal-state bargaining in the preemption domain in the context of both Congress and federal agencies. It develops both the argument for intergovernmental bargaining, and considers

Credibility by Proxy

Julia Simon-Kerr
85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 152

Evidence jurisprudence assumes that impeachment rules are intended to help determine the truth of the matter by identifying liars. For example, a witness’s credibility can be impeached with evidence that she has

The Inefficient Evolution of Merger Agreements

Robert Anderson and Jeffrey Manns
85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 57

Transactional law is one of the most economically significant areas of legal practice and accounts for a large percentage of the profits and staffing at most elite law firms.