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Volume 37 – Issue 1

THE FEDERAL LEVIATHAN:
IS THERE ANY AREA OF MODERN LIFE TO WHICH
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT POWER DOES NOT
EXTEND?
THE THIRTY-SECOND ANNUAL FEDERALIST SOCIETY
NATIONAL STUDENT SYMPOSIUM ON
LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY—2013

I. Crony Capitalism

5 CRONY CAPITALISM: RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW Jonathan R. Macey

II. Environmental and Property Laws

13 THE LEGITIMATE REACH OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL REVOLUTION Lynn E. Blais
23 MODERN ENVIRONMENTALISTS OVERREACH: A PLEA FOR UNDERSTANDING BACKGROUND COMMON LAW PRINCIPLES Richard A. Epstein
41 AGAINST THE EPA, ABSURDITY IS NO DEFENSE Jeremy A. Rabkin

III. Federalization of Criminal Law

51 INTENT-OPTIONAL CRIMINAL STATUTES: A PLEA FOR REFORM, AND A NOTE OF CAUTION TO REFORMERS William G. Otis
57 THE FEDERAL CRIMINAL “CODE”: RETURN OF OVERFEDERALIZATION Julie Rose O’Sullivan

IV. Limitations Attached to Federal Money

71 THE SPENDING POWER AFTER NFIB V. SEBELIUS Lynn A. Baker
83 COERCION, CONDITIONS, AND COMMANDEERING: A BRIEF NOTE ON THE MEDICAID HOLDING OF NFIB V. SEBELIUS Michael S. Greve
93 VIVA CONDITIONAL FEDERAL SPENDING! Samuel R. Bagenstos

V. Civil Rights

103 THE SUPREME COURT’S PERVERSION OF THE 1964 CIVIL RIGHTS ACT Lino A. Graglia
113 THE ODD EVOLUTION OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS STATE R. Shep Melnick
INTELLECTUAL DIVERSITY AND THE
LEGAL ACADEMY
A CONFERENCE BY THE HARVARD FEDERALIST SOCIETY
137 INTELLECTUAL DIVERSITY IN THE LEGAL ACADEMY Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
145 THE UNEASY CASE FOR INTELLECTUAL DIVERSITY Michael Stokes Paulsen
165 TOWARD IMPROVED INTELLECTUAL DIVERSITY IN LAW SCHOOLS George W. Dent, Jr.
179 LEGAL ACADEMIA AND THE BLINDNESS OF THE ELITES Paul Campos
187 HOW THE LAW SCHOOL CAN SUCCEED—AN INVITATION Sherif Girgis

Articles

199 THE ORIGINS AND MEANING OF “VACANCIES THAT MAY HAPPEN DURING THE RECESS” IN THE CONSTITUTION’S RECESS APPOINTMENTS CLAUSE Robert G. Natelson
241 CRACK COCAINE, CONGRESSIONAL INACTION, AND EQUAL PROTECTION Paul J. Larkin, Jr.
295 COMPLETE DIVERSITY AND THE CLOSING OF THE FEDERAL COURTS Charles J. Cooper & Howard C. Nielson, Jr.

Note

329 LOOKING BACK TO LOOK FORWARD: REEXAMINING THE APPLICATION OF THE THIRD-PARTY DOCTRINE TO CONVEYED PARTIES

Recent Developments

347 THE RETURN OF CLASSICAL POLITICAL QUESTION DOCTRINE IN ZIVOTOFSKY EX REL. ZIVOTOFSKY V. CLINTON, 132 S. CT. 1421 (2012)
363 A “[NON]ESSENTIAL LIMIT ON OUR POWER”: STANDING DOCTRINE AND JUDICIAL RESTRAINT IN HOLLINGSWORTH V. PERRY, 133 S. CT. 2652 (2013)