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Submissions from 2010

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Same-Sex Marriage: Analyzing the Role of Courts with Regard to Granting Legal Rights and Effectuating Change that Aims to Be Permanent and Non-Controversial, Scott Gordon

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The Community "Chest": Should Cosmetic Surgery Debt or the Value of Enhancements Be Considered Marital Property upon Divorce, Megan M. Hard

When Is Violating Constitutional Rights in the Best Interests of Society?: Redefining Fourth Amendment "Reasonableness", George L. Howell

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A Divided Interest: The UAW's Current Contradiction of the National Labor Relations Act's Adversarial Model, Jared C. Kosin

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Last One Standing: Michigan's Dower Law, James M. Leiby

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What Makes a Sports Season Disadvantageous? An Argument that Same-Season Sports Compliance Plans Run Afoul of Title IX, Elisa J. Lintemuth

Inherently Transitory Transistors: Legal, Factual, and Policy Issues with "RAM Fixation" in Copyright, Andrew Lloyd

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Hollingsworth v. Perry: The Supreme Court's Renewed Hostility toward Cameras in the Courtroom, Lucas J. Myers

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The Corruption Crackdown: Providing Private Plaintiffs a Direct Role in FCPA Enforcement, Kristen Polanski

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Courtroom Technology and Legal Ethics:Considerations for the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20, Michelle Quigley

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Your Life is 'Hot News': How Developments in Technology and Law Could Decimate the Law of Defamation, Jeff Rector

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In Re Reilly, Revamping Taylor in Contravention of the Code, Thomas J. Rheaume Jr.

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Everybody Loves a Landlord: Applying the Statutory Duties of a Landlord to Condominium Associations, Lauren Russo

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Teens, Technology, and Sex: Finding the Appropriate Balance and Symmetry when Seeking to Punish the Modern Child Predator, Melody Sabedra

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Autopsy Reports, "Testimonial" or "Non-Testimonial"?, Matthew C. Scarfone

Mandate Schmandate: The Constitutionality of the Individual Responsibility Provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, Christopher J. Schneider

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The Blaine Taint Ain't Imputed – How Critics of Blaine Amendments Are Grasping at Historically Non-Existent Straws, Todd J. Skowronski

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In Search of a Standard: Why Michigan's Legal Loophole in Sole Legal Custody Situations Should Be Closed, Alessa Thomas

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Smoke on the Horizon: Prospective Application of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act, Jesse Viau

Submissions from 2009

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A Whole New World: Supporting Socially Responsible Business Through Legislation, Gerald L. Aben

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PICS, or it Won't Happen, Linus Banghart-Linn

Regulating the Inevitable: Understanding the Legal Consequences of and Providing for the Regulation of the Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide, Christopher Bidlack

Comparing Post-incarceration Sex offender Civil Commitment laws: Is there a Model Worth Following?, Nancy Decker

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The Bilateral State of Nature: Bargaining Power, Social Contract, and the Death Penalty, Brent Lee Domann

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Wright or Wrong? Post-Nuptial Agreements in Michigan's Modern Marriages after Wright v. Wright, Lesley Anne M. Durant

Reinstating Same-Sex Marriage in California: A Strategic Response to Proposition 8, Lauren Foley

Estate Planning in the Recession and under a New Administration, Erica E. L. Huddas

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The New Organic: It's Time for a National ‘Green' Certification Program, Brandon Lupp

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In-House Research Tools and the Free Testing Safe Harbor from Patent Infringement for FDA-Related Activities, Scott McNurlen

When the School Bully Attacks in the Living Room: Using Tinker to Regulate Off-Campus Student Cyberbullying, Karly Zande

Submissions from 2008

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Ten Years After Brogan v. United States – An Empirical Look at the "False Statements" Statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1001, Emilija Avsharian

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Bloggers Creation of a Labor Union: A Step in the Right Direction for the Future of Both Groups, Brittany Bulleit

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Preemption of State and Local Enactments in View of the IRCA Preemption Savings Clause, Vito Ciaravino

Blackwater and Beyond: Can Potential Plaintiffs Sue Private Security Companies for Due Process Violations Via Exceptions to the State Action Doctrine, Including Through Section 1983 Actions?, Michael J. Dittenber

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The Regulation of Employee Stock Options after Code Section 409A: A Proposal for Reform and a Survival Kit for the Interim, Brian T. Gallagher

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Show Me the Money, Legally –An Attorney's Guide to Credit Reports and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Kimberly Goddard

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The Supreme Court's Misstep: Revisiting the Holding of Corporation of Presiding Bishop of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints v. Amos to Formulate an Appropriate Definition of "Nonprofit" Activity, Emma Haas

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Spoliation of Electronically Stored Information, Good Faith, and Rule 37(e), Andrew Hebl

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Should Former Gang Members be Eligible for Asylum?: The Way Immigration Judges Currently Decide the Issue and Necessary Changes to the Current Scheme, Nathan L. Herbert

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Underground, Undercover and Under Protected (Again): How the McCarran Amendment Eviscerates Indian Reserved Rights to Groundwater, Tamra F. Karl

"Within Walking Distance" as the Urban Poor's Handicap: Can Human Rights Framework Cure U.S. Transportation Problems?, Irina Kashcheyeva

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Disqualification of Opinion-Drafting Attorneys under Federal Circuit Standards for Willful Infringement, Nicholas Lane

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Second Amendment Litigation Following District of Columbia v. Heller: Implementing a Combination Categorical Regulation & "Undue Burden" Test for the Individual Right to Keep and Bear Arms for Self-Defense, Stephen MacGuidwin

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A Critical Look at Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation v. Nestle Waters North America & the Michigan Supreme Court's Recent Jurisprudence, John Louis Miller

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Speak Up!: "Child Friendly" Representation for Michigan's Lawyer/Guardian ad Litem, Jennifer M. Paine

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The Forgotten Wisdom of Justice Stewart's Alternative Approach in the Reapportionment Cases, Adam Pavlik

Two Types of Shareholder Debt: Reconciling Peracchi and Leavitt in Light of Policy Justifications for Subchapter C and S Taxation, Bryan Rimmke

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Police Yourself: A Guide for Understanding an Illinois Lawyer's Duty to Report Other Lawyers' Misconduct, Aaron-Michael H. Sapp

Thy Kingdom Come?: Achieving Consistency in Application and Accommodating the Competing Fundamental Interests of Free Exercise of Religion and Local Land Use Control Intersecting Under the RLUIPA., Stefanie Swierkosz

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The Scope of the Indian Habitat Conservation Right after the Culvert Decision, Kristiana M. Szegda

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Active Duty: An Essay on Dependency, National Defense, And Martha Finemann's Contract and Care, Jessica Wagner

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Bringing Multi-Disciplinary Practices to Motown: How One-Stop Shopping Will Help Detroit's Indigent Population, Jessica L. Zimbelman

Submissions from 2007

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Opting Out of Options Backdating: Preventing Continuing Corporate Frauds in Light of the Options Backdating Scandal, Whitney D. Arnot

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Bankrupt and Not allowed to work: The Statutory, Precedential, and Policy Reasons for Excluding Agent Certifications from a Debtor’s Bankruptcy Estate, Brook Bisonet

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Failure to Warn Products Liability for Manufacturers of FDA-Approved Drugs, Kathrin Chambers

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False Security: Kyllo and Thermal Imaging of the Non-Residential Structure, Christopher Desmond

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Improving Public Education: Judicial Involvement v. the Free Market, Meggan E. Dyer

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Sex, Lies, and Surgery: The Role of Informed Consent in Sex Assignment and Normalization Surgeries Preformed on Intersex Minors, Jamie Alis Hardy

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Separation of Church and State: The Marriage Exception, Mary Hobson

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The Rise of Courtroom Technology and its Effect on the Federal Rules of Evidence and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Inga Hofer

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Societal Enterprise Liability: A Moral Justification for Affirmative Action, Michael O. King Jr.

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Refocusing Inheritance Law in Michigan: A Proposal to Realign Michigan Inheritance Law with its Purpose, Gregory R. Kish

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Rancho Palos: Precluding Section 1983’s Relief through Implied Rights of Action and Implied Remedies, Layla F. Kuhl

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Wilkie v. Auto-Owners Insurance Company and the Doctrine of Reasonable Expectations in Michigan: No Special Rules for Insurance Contracts, David E. Lacasse

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Testing the Boundaries of Michigan Constitution Article 1 § 26: Are Domestic Violence Programs at Risk?, Diana Marie Langdon

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The World is Sinking: PossibleStrategies for United States International Accountability to Pacific Island Nations for Global Warming Contributions, Jessica R. Mainprize

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The Reality of Making Partner: The Red Pill May Be Tough to Swallow, Josh McCann

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A Fair Trial for the Worst of Crimes, Steven Meyerand

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Prosecutorial Discretion and the Rule of Law: Is it Time for a Little Formalism? (Or, Mr. Prosecutor: How Formalists Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Discretion), Nathan Piwowarski

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The Shattering of a Solid Rock: Would the DNA Act, as currently enforced by the Federal Government, Survive a Strict Scrutiny Challenge under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act?, Raquel A. Salas

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U.S.Education Law: Is the Right to Education in the U.S. in compliance with International Human Rights Standards?, Krysten Urchick

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How and Why We Should Know Less: Information Privacy in Cyberspace, Theodore J. Westbrook

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Does Intelligent Design Have a Prayer?, Nicholas Zambito

Submissions from 2006

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A Mulitfaceted Approach to Recognizing Canadian First Nations Governments: What Courts May Decide, Kathleen Burrage

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Translating Transsexuals: A Proposal for a Compromise Solution to the “Problem” of Transsexual Marriage, Adam E. Howard

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The Effect of Administrative Complexity on the Cost of Health Care in the United States, Jennifer L. Ivey

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What’s in a Name? Compelled Identification Statutes and Violations of the Fourth and Fifth Amendments, Joanna C. Kloet

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First Amendment Ramifications of Mandating Drunk Drivers to Alcoholics Anonymous, M. Elizabeth Lippitt

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NCAA Enforcement Staff and Member Institutions Protecting Mutual Interests: Binding Arbitration in Coaching Contracts, Kristen Matha

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Recharacterizing Separate Property at Divorce, Elijah L. Milne

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Disapproving Signing Statements and the Presentment Clause: When Words Should Speak Louder than Actions, Steven W. Mork

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Giving New Meaning to ‘Watch What You Eat’: An Argument for FTC Regulation of Television Junk Food Advertising Targeting Children, Sara Spencer Noggle

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Criminal Liability of Corporations—Comparative Jurisprudence, Anca Iulia Pop

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DP World, the CFIUS, and Congressional Opposition: How the Committee for Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), if left to operate independently, provides preexisting protections for the American public and may encourage cooperation in the continuing War on Terror, Steven Shoemaker

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Promoting Capital Formation and Maintaining Investor Protection By Removing General Solicitation and Advertising Prohibitions In Exempt Offerings By “Small Private Issuers.”, Jason E. Sweeney

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Saving Time and Diminishing Liberty: The Proposal to Abolish the Preliminary Exam Requirement in Michigan, Jason Sweet

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Back to the Future: Returning to Traditional Notions of Blight as a Way to Enforce a Ban on Kelo-Type Takings, Rose Willis

Submissions from 2005

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What’s Love Got to Do With It? – The Federal Constitutional Case for Same-Sex Marriage, William S. Cook

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Outsourcing of Legal Work: Tonic or Trojan Horse?, Brenda Doty

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Why the United States Has Failed to Ratify the CEDAW: A Look at Purported Problems with Ratification, Courtney Goldsworthy

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Michigan’s Case Evaluation Rules: A Study in the Efficacy of Mandatory, Evaluative, and Narrow Alternative Dispute Resolution, Danielle Hessell

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Return to Public Use a Proposal for Legislative Reform of Michigan’s Blight Redevelopment Statutory Scheme, Meagan D. Johnson

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Equity, or the lack thereof, in Michigan Lender Liability Jurisprudence: Crown Technology and the Lender Liability Amendment to the Michigan Statue of Frauds., Aaron Keyes

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State Retail Sales Tax versus National Retail Sales Tax: A Critical Examination, Jennifer L. Langley

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Military Conscription in a Vacuum: Why Men and Women Should Insist on an Egalitarian Draft, Lori A. Lundberg

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ADR Online? An Analysis of Multiplayer Video Games and ADR Processes, Charles Malette

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The Deplorable Standard of Living Faced by Farmed Animals in America’s Meat Industry and How to Improve Conditions by Eliminating the Corporate Farm, Robyn Mallon

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Kreiner v. Fischer: The Latest Step in the Emergence and Evolution of the Lifestyle Element in the Michigan No-Fault Act § 3135 Threshold Inquiry, Martin D. McReynolds

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Sacrificing the Constitution on the Altar of Victim Advocacy: Due Process, the Warrant Clause and the Immediate Enforceability of Ex Parte Protection Orders, John Reginald Nizol

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When Harriet Left Ozzie for Wanda, and the Tax Implications of that Decision, Elizabeth Rebecca Proctor