Martin McKown · October 2017 85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. Arguendo 140 Nearly fifty years ago, Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan introduced to the judiciary a new framework for analyzing Fourth Amendment issues when he issued his concurring opinion in the seminal case of Katz v. United States. Into the twenty-first century, the Katz... Read More
The Court starts out with a light schedule in the beginning of November, as two cases were removed from the November sitting: the much-anticipated Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute and Leidos, Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System. The Court will hear three arguments during the first half of November and five in late November.... Read More
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Katelin Shugart-Schmidt pens her first alumni newsletter as Volume 86 Editor-in-Chief. Katelin introduces the Volume 86 Senior Board, provides an overview of our Fall Symposium and ABA Administrative Panel, and highlights our excellent student scholarship with a list of forthcoming student notes. Read the Full Newsletter Here.
In conjunction with the American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, The George Washington Law Review will host its annual panel at this year’s Administrative Law Conference on Friday, October 20. The panel, “Evaluating Federal Actions: The Powers, Processes, and Proclamations of Administrative Agencies and the Oval Office,” will take place from... Read More
Welcome to the 2017 Supreme Court term! With a full bench, the Court has chosen to take on many controversial issues in the next nine months. One case still up in the air is the constitutionality of the Trump Administration’s Travel Ban 2.0—on September 25th, the Court took the oral argument, previously scheduled for October... Read More
Adam Bofill · September 2017 85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. Arguendo 116 There has been a growing abuse of patent infringement litigation by nonpracticing entities (“NPEs”), or “patent trolls.” NPEs normally purchase patents in bulk from distressed or bankrupted technology companies and force other businesses and individuals who are allegedly infringing on those patents into... Read More
Click Here to Register. The George Washington Law Review, along with our co-sponsor Dean Roger Fairfax of The George Washington University Law School, is thrilled to announce our Fall 2017 Symposium, The Challenge of Crime in a Free Society: 50 Years Later. Save the date for this exciting event, Thursday, October 26 and Friday, October... Read More
Hillary C. Webb 85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1304 This Note argues that U.S. policymakers should use the spirit of the EU’s decision in Google Spain to implement an American right to be forgotten—consistent with the U.S. Constitution—in order to regulate the currently unregulated discretion of Google and other search engine providers in removing search... Read More
Melika Hadžiomerović 85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1263 Puerto Rico is excluded from bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. As a result, Puerto Rico’s ability to restructure its debt is severely hindered and almost resulted in a humanitarian crisis in 2016. The problems for Puerto Rico’s government, including a scarcity of interim financing and... Read More