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Volume 30 | Number 1 | Hilary Term 2013
Symposium Edition

From the Editor
Erin Van De Putte

In Loving Memory Dawn C. Beachnau 2/5/38–7/12/13

Keynote Address
U.S. Ambassador Luis CdeBaca

Symposium Response Articles

Eroding Freedom’s Foundation: Human Trafficking and the Threat to American Principle
Staff of the Michigan Department of Attorney General

The Corporate Lawyer, Human Trafficking, and Child Labor: Who’s in Your Supply Chain?
E. Christopher Johnson, Jr.

Articles

Alert: Be on the Lookout for Protection Orders in the Educational Setting
Tanya M. Marcum and Catherine Davies Hoort

Sackett v. EPA Six Months Out: A Wide-Ranging Effect with an Uncertain Significance
Colin W. Maguire 

Volume 29 | Number 3 | Michaelmas Term 2012

Articles

Don't Tase Me Bro: A Lack of Jurisdictional Consensus Across Circuit Lines
Bailey Jennifer Woolfstead

The Symbolism of the Federal Rules of Evidence--The Created, the Fallen, and the Redeemed
Nelson P. Miller, Curt A. Benson, & Christopher G. Hastings

Response

The Past is the Waste Land on which to Build the Future: A Composer's Response to "Blanch it, Mix it, Mash it: A Fair-use Framework for the Mashup"
Benjamin Fuhrman


Volume 29 | Number 2 | Trinity Term 2012

Articles

Breaking the Siege: Restoring Equity and Statutory Intent to the Process of Determining Qui Tam Relator Awards Under the False Claims Act
Joel D. Hesch

Speech Transcripts

REMARKS, JULY 11, 2012, LANSING, MI. COOLEY LAW REVIEW DISTINGUISHED BRIEF AWARDS
Chief Justice Robert P. Young, Michigan Supreme Court (speech)

Distinguished Briefs

Case Name:
PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN,
Plaintiff-Appellee,
v.
SELESA A. LIKINE,
Defendant-Appellant.

Legal Counsel:
Bridget McCormack and David Moran

Case Name:
PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN,
Plaintiff-Appellee,
v.
JEROME WALTER KOWALSKI,
Defendant-Appellant.

Legal Counsel:
David W. Ogden, Daniel S. Volchok, and Sonya L. Lebsack

Case Name:
RESIDENTIAL FUNDING CO, LLC, f/k/a RESIDENTIAL
FUNDING CORPORATION,
Plaintiff-Appellant,
v.
GERALD SAURMAN,
Defendant-Appellee.
BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST COMPANY,
Plaintiff-Appellant,
v.
COREY MESSNER,
Defendant-Appellee.

Legal Counsel:
Aaron D. Lindstrom, James H. Breay, and Matthew T. Nelson

Volume 29 | Number 1 | Hilary Term 2012

Articles

Community-Based Redistricting: A New Standard
Robert D. DeVries

Improving Michigan Estate Settlement
John H. Martin

Cross-Border Insolvency & The Eligibility of Indian Tribes to Use Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code
Blake F. Quakenbush



Volume 28 | Number 3 | Michaelmas Term 2011

Articles

Body Armor and the Law: A Survey of Current Federal and State Statutes
Drew A. Swank

A Primer on the History and Proper Drafting of Qualified Domestic-Relations Orders
Terrence Cain

Comments

Blanch It, Mix It, Mash It: A Fair Use Framework for the Mashup
Daniel Cherry

Distinguished Briefs

Case Name:
CHRISTOPHER LEE DUNCAN, BILLY JOE BURR, JR., STEVEN CONNOR, ANTONIO TAYLOR, JOSE DAVILA, JENNIFER O’SULLIVAN,CHRISTOPHER MANIES, and BRIAN SECREST, on behalf of themselves and all other similarly situation, Plaintiff-Appellees,
v.
STATE OF MICHIGAN and JENNIFER M. GRANHOLM, Governor of the State of Michigan, Sued in her official capacity, A Michigan Corporation, Defendants-Appellants

Legal Counsel:
Robin L. Dahberg, Frank D. Eaman,
Mark Granzotto, Yelena Konanova,
Julie A. North, Sarita S. Prabhu,
Kavita B. Ramakrishnan, Jessie Rossman,
Michael J. Steinberg, and Robert B. Wilcox Jr


Case Name:
THOMAS JOHN SHAY, Plaintiff-Appellant,
v.
JOHN ALDRICH, WILLAM PLEMONS, and J. MILLER, Defendants-Appellees,
and
ALLEN PARK POLICE OFFICERS ALBRIGHT and LOCKLEAR, Defendants

Legal Counsel:
Mark R. Bendure


Volume 28 | Number 2 | Trinity Term 2011

Krinock Lecture Series Speakers

Justice John Paul Stevens (Ret.)

Howard S. Schiffman

Stephen Todd

Articles by

Justice Thomas E. Brennan (Ret.)

Lewis Langham, Jr.

Dan Sheaffer

Comments by

Heidi D. Spiessl

Book Review by

Adam Dutkiewicz

Distinguished Brief by

Daniel B. Tukel

BRANDON BRIGHTWELL,
Plaintiff-Appellant,
v.
FIFTH THIRD BANK of MICHIGAN,
Defendant-Appellee,

SHARON CHAMPION,
Plaintiff-Appellant,
v.
FIFTH THIRD BANK of MICHIGAN,
Defendant-Appellee.


Volume 28 | Issue 1 | Hilary 2011 - Symposium Edition

Speech Transcripts

You Were There
Justice Thomas E. Brennan

The State-Application-and-Convention Method of Amending the Constitution: The Founding Era Vision
Robert G. Natelson

The Article V Convention: Discussing the Reality Versus the Fantasy
Bill Walker

Constitutional Traitors
Joel S. Hirschhorn

Article V Symposium
William H. Fruth

Symposium Response Comments

A Response to Justice Thomas Brennan's Remarks at the
Thomas M. Cooley Law School Article V Symposium

William Van Alstyne

The Case for Calling an Article V Convention
Paul D. Carrington

Articles

Art or Assets: University Museums and the Future of Deaccessioning
Christian H. Brill

A Look at the Constitutional Implications of Retrospective Laws: The Case of the False Claims Act
Monica P. Navarro

Comments

Michigan's Texting Ban: One Step Forward, Too Many Steps Back
Thomas B. Falkner III



Volume 27 | Number 2 | Michaelmas Term 2010

Articles

A Narrow Extension of Good Faith to Police Reliance on Settled Case Law: The Crossroads of Gant and Herring
Zachary C. Larsen

The Business Judgment Rule and Sphere Sovereignty
Lael Daniel Weinberger

My Doctor Made Me Crazy: Can a Medical-Malpractice Plaintiff Allege Psychological Damages Without Making Credibility the Issue
Brendan T. Beery

Comment

Protecting Our Past: The Need for Uniform Regulation to Protect Archaeological Resources
Gabrielle Paschall

Distinguished Briefs

Tracy Edry v. Marc Adelman and Marc Adelman, DO, PC
John J. Bursch, Matthew T. Nelson, and Julie Lam

Edith Kyser v. Kasson Township, a Michigan General Law Township
Christopher M. Bzdok and Michael C. Grant

Death Penalty Transcript

Transcript from the International Leadership Conference on Human Rights and the Death Penalty held December 6–7, 2005 in Tokyo, Japan. The conference was recorded without the intent to publish. Due to this, there may be errors in the translation. If you see a blank space, it is because the recording could not be properly translated or the person speaking wishes not to be identified. In addition, because the conference took place in 2005, the biographies you see for certain speakers indicate the position they held in 2005.

Volume 27 | Number 1 | Hilary Term 2010

Articles

Juror Expectations for Scientific Evidence in Criminal Cases: Perceptions and Reality About the "CSI Effect" Myth
Hon. Donald E. Shelton

Dealing with Supposed Jury Preconceptions About the Significance of the Lack of Evidence: The Difference Between the Perspective of the Policymaker and That of the Advocate
Edward J. Imwinkelried

Lawyered Up: A Book Review Essay
Charles N. W. Keckler

Deciphering Two Related Concepts: No-Fault PIP Causation Law and the Decision in Griffith v. State Farm
George T. Sinas & Stephen H. Sinas

Comment

The Aftermath of Melendez: Highlighting the Need for Accreditation-Based Rules of Admissibility for Forensic Evidence
Beth A. Riffe

Distinguished Brief

United States Fidelity Insurance & Guaranty Company, a foreign corporation, v. Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association, a non-profit Catastrophic Claims Association
George T. Sinas, Liisa R. Speaker, & Steven A. Hicks


Volume 26 | Number 3 | Michaelmas Term 2009

Articles

THE ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE IN 2009: A BASELINE FOR MEASURING CHANGE
Daniel R. Ray

THE EFFECTS OF ELIMINATING THE CONCEPT OF FOURTH AMENDMENT STANDING--THIRTY YEARS IN HINDSIGHT
Robert H. Whorf

BEYOND THE MODEL RULES: ARISTOTLE, LINCOLN, AND THE LAWYER'S ASPIRATIONAL DRIVE TO AN ETHICAL PRACTICE
William T. Ellis & Billie J. Ellis

ROSCOE POUND, MARVIN BELLI, AND THE PERSONAL-INJURY BAR: THE TALE OF AN ODD COUPLING
Joseph A. Page

APPORTIONING LIABILITY IN ASBESTOS LITIGATION: A REVIEW OF THE LAW IN KEY JURISDICTIONS
Laura Kingsley Hong & Robert E. Haffke

ASBESTOS LITIGATION SCREENING CHALLENGES: AN UPDATE
Mark A. Behrens

Distinguished Briefs

ROBERT E. BENEFIEL V. AUTO-OWNERS INSURANCE COMPANY
JOHN J. BURSCH & GAETAN GERVILLE-REACHE

ANDREW LUCIAN BAVAS ET AL. and INDIANA MICHIGAN POWER CO. ET AL. and DANIEL JOHNSON ET AL.
SCOTT A. DIENES, PHILLIP J. DEROSIER, KEVIN J. O'DOWD, & JEFFREY V. STUCKEY


 

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