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Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 4 - February 2014

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The February 2014 issue (Volume 127, Number 4) features the following articles and essays:

-- Article, "Partisan Federalism," by Jessica Bulman-Pozen
-- Book Review, "Never Mind the Constitution," by Jeremy Waldron
-- Note, "NFIB v. Sebelius and the Individualization of the State Action Doctrine"

In addition, student case notes explore Recent Cases on such diverse subjects as FDA limits on Plan B contraception, local zoning bans on medical marijuana sellers, a First Amendment defense to right-of-publicity claims, warrantless searches of cell-site data, copyright fair use and transformative artwork, undocumented alien workers as barred from backpay under labor law, international law and jurisdiction over the facilitator of piracy, juvenile life without parole and retroactivity, whether an unaccepted Rule 68 offer moots a plaintiff's individual claims, whether a private equity fund is a "trade or business" in pension law, and whether a mentally ill prisoner is competent to be executed. Finally, the issue includes two summaries of Recent Publications.

The Harvard Law Review is offered in a quality digital edition, featuring active Contents, linked notes, active URLs in notes, and proper ebook formatting. The contents of Number 4 (Feb. 2014) include scholarly essays by leading academic figures, as well as substantial student research. The Review is a student-run organization whose primary purpose is to publish a journal of legal scholarship. The organization is formally independent of the Harvard Law School. Student editors make all editorial and organizational decisions.

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