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Volume 71, Issue 2 Released

UMLR is proud to announce that Volume 71, Issue 2 is available on our website here.  Feel free to browse the opening remarks provided by Justice Stevens and Len Niehoff, along with a variety of essays, articles, and student notes. UMLR spent countless hours bringing Issue 2 to fruition and we are proud of the final […]

When God Demands Blood: Unusual Minds and the Troubled Juridical Ties of Religion, Madness, and Culpability

BY RABIA BELT, 69 U. Miami L. Rev. 755 (2015). Introduction: When Robert Crenshaw and his wife were on their honeymoon in Canada in 1982, Robert got into a fight and was deported back to the United States. He found a motel room just across the border in Blaine, Washington and waited for his wife. Upon her arrival two […]

What’s the Harm in Issuer-Licensed Insider Trading?

BY JOHN P. ANDERSON, 69 U. Miami L. Rev. 795 (2015). Introduction: I have argued elsewhere that insider trading is morally harmless where the issuer approves the trade in advance and has disclosed that it permits such trading pursuant to published guidelines. I have also suggested that reforming the law to permit such issuer-licensed insider trading “would […]

The Importance of “The Law of Conservation of Securities”: A Reply to John P. Anderson’s “What’s the Harm in Issuer-Licensed Insider Trading?”

BY WILLIAM K.S. WANG, 69 U. Miami L. Rev. 811 (2015). Introduction: Professor John P. Anderson’s article, What’s the Harm in Issuer-Licensed Insider Trading?, argues that my “Law of Conservation of Securities” has no moral relevance to the question whether to allow such trading. Although the Law of Conservation of Securities does not resolve the issue, the “law” does […]

Jack B. Weinstein: Judicial Entrepreneur

BY JEFFREY B. MORRIS, 69 U. Miami L. Rev. 393 (2015). Introduction: The University of Miami Law Review’s 2014 Symposium, Leading from Below, honored Judge Jack B. Weinstein for his extraordinary career as a private practitioner, government lawyer, advisor to legislators and executive officials, major legal scholar, and federal district judge for over forty-seven years. It […]