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  • Amazon’s Antitrust Fair Play, a Transatlantic Evaluation 

    Vlazakis, Angelos; Varela, Angeliki (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2020-11)
    For the first time after a century, antitrust law has been making headlines around the country. Amazon, among other technological giants, finds itself in the middle of a cyclone against economic power. This article joins ...
  • Circumventing Consultation Under the National Historic Preservation Act: How Judicial Misapplication of Section 106 is Putting Historic and Cultural Resources at Risk 

    Gieryn, Samuel W. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2020-11)
    The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s website proudly features “Section 106 Success Stories” where broad and meaningful consultation led to exemplary outcomes. But what if the consultation process that lead to ...
  • Governments “Erasing History” and the Importance of Free Speech 

    Chauvin, Noah C. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2020-11)
    Nationwide protests against police brutality and structural racism have led to a renewed push for governments to take down or alter Confederate monuments and symbols. Advocates for these changes argue that they will make ...
  • Researching the Jury’s Internet and Social Media Presence: The Ethical and Privacy Implications 

    Hart, Whitni (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2020-11)
    This Comment discusses the lack of guidelines regulating attorneys’ online research of potential and sitting jurors. Instantaneous online access to the personal lives of jurors provides attorneys with the opportunity to ...
  • Secret Surveillance Scores: Pay No Attention to What’s Behind the Curtain 

    Piper Geber, Allison (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2020-11)
    This Comment discusses the potential and actual misuse of consumers’ secret surveillance scores in e-commerce, employment, and housing situations, as evidenced in a 2019 FTC complaint. The calculation and use of these ...
  • A History of Elector Discretion 

    Rosin, Michael L. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2020-11)
    In its opinion in Chiafalo v. Washington, the Supreme Court disposes of the actual history of elector discretion as too inconsequential to merit its serious analysis. A history of elector discretion not only includes a ...
  • Global Innovation Law 

    Morris, P. Sean (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2020-11)
    This Article is about opening up a debate on global innovation law. The Article argues that a new hybrid area of transglobal law has emerged in the past decade due to the rise of various disruptive and technological ...
  • Constitutional Cultures: The Mentality and Consequences of Judicial Review 

    Strickman, Leonard P. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1990-05)
    In this book review, Professor Strickman concludes that, overall, Robert Nagel has produced a thought-provoking book that endorses judicial self-restraint by the United States Supreme Court. Although this review challenges ...
  • Ten Years After (Weingarten): Are the Standards Really Clear? 

    Herron, Daniel J. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1986-11)
    An exploration into the labor law area of "Weingarten rights," which permit union representation in employee investigatory hearings. The article explores the inconsistencies which exist among various federal circuits due ...
  • Before the Best Interests of the Child 

    Sorg, Karl G. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1981-05)
    A review of 'Before the Best Interests of the Child,' by Joseph Goldstein, Anna Freud and Albert J. Solnit.
  • Taking Care of Strangers: The Rule of Law in Doctor-Patient Relations 

    Stason, Natalie L. C. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1981-05)
    A review of 'Taking Care of Strangers: The Rule of Law in Doctor-Patient Relations' by R. A. Burt.
  • Richmond Newspapers Inc. v. Virginia: A Constitutional Right of Access 

    Haas, Beverly Vassar (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1981-05)
    This note analyzes the Richmond case and, in light of earlier access cases decided by the Court, discusses the nature of the right created and possible judicial approaches to future access claims both in and out of the ...
  • The Illinois Bail Jumper's Statute 

    Broccoli, Sharon Santilli (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1981-05)
    This legislative note focuses on the constitutional ramifications of complete trials in absentia and examines possible alternatives to this procedure.
  • Sexual Harassment of Working Women: The EEOC Guidelines-Panacea or Placebo? 

    West, Barbara (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1981-05)
    This comment presents a discussion of the law of sexual harassment of working women, focusing on case law, the content of the guidelines issued by the EEOC, and how these guidelines may affect future litigation.
  • Antidumping Investigations: Procedural Reform and Substantive Change Through the Trade Agreements Act 

    Reifenberg, Robert L. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1981-05)
    This comment presents an examination of the anti-competitive practice of dumping and the United States legislation aimed at its deterrence. The author presents an analysis of the procedure used in the repealed antidumping ...
  • Crime Must Not Pay: RICO Criminal Forfeiture in Perspective 

    Weiner, Edward C. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1981-05)
    From the vantage point of extensive practical experience in administering RICO, Edward Weiner analyzes its novel remedy of ‘in personam’ criminal forfeiture by examining both the common law origins of the remedy and the ...
  • The Guilt of the "Innocent Construction Rule" in Illinois Defamation Law 

    Polelle, Michael J. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1981-05)
    This article traces the origin of the peculiar Illinois "Innocent Construction Rule" in defamation law. The author concludes that the Illinois "Innocent Construction Rule" was unfortunately resurrected in John v. Tribune. ...
  • Vol. 1, no. 2, Spring 1981: Table of Contents 

    Northern Illinois University Law Review (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1981-05)
  • A Dedication to John S. Bainbridge 

    Harvey, William Burnett (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1980-11)
    Essay on the occasion of the retirement of John S. Bainbridge as Dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Law.
  • Folded Lies: Bribery, Crusades & Reforms 

    de Seife, Rodolphe (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1980-11)
    A review of 'Folded Lies: Bribery, Crusades & Reforms' by W. Michael Reisman.

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