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Megan DeMarco* Federal prosecutors routinely charge public officials with “extortion under color of official right” under a public-corruption statute called the Hobbs Act. To be prosecuted under the Hobbs Act, a ...

Laurence H. Tribe* Introduction It was 1964. I was in my second year of law school when Simon and Garfunkel released the early version of their first and maybe greatest musical masterpiece, “The Sounds of ...

Scott Dodson* Federal class actions today follow an opt-out model: absent an affirmative request to opt out, a class member is in the class. Supporters defend the opt-out model as necessary to ensure the ...

Jonathan L. Marshfield* To most lawyers and judges, constitutional amendment rules are nothing more than the technical guidelines for changing a constitution’s text. But amendment rules contain a great deal of ...

Julie Tanaka Siegel* In Colorado v. Connelly the Supreme Court held that police misconduct is necessary for an inadmissible confession. Since the Connelly decision, courts and scholars have framed the ...

Ari Herbert* There are two new ridesharing apps entering the market: See Jane Go[1] and SafeHer.[2] No, they are not meant for Toni and Candace, the proprietors of the fictional feminist bookstore Women and Women ...

Karima Tawfik* Introduction On June 17, 2015, under the instructions of Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations (U.N.) reviewed its peace operations and submitted its findings to member states. The ...

Richard Primus* In Part I of this Article, Primus develops the idea of continuity tenders. In Part II, he shows that the enumeration principle is profitably understood as a continuity tender within the culture of ...

Ryan Baasch* & Saikrishna B. Prakash** Though the Constitution conspicuously bars some state involvement in foreign affairs, the states clearly retain some authority in foreign affairs. Correctly supposing that ...

Marissa Perry* This note proceeds as follows. Part I provides a summary of modern search incident to arrest doctrine. Part II compares the competing interpretations of the intersection of Rawlings and Knowles at ...