May 2012 | Vol. 80, No. 6


by Bruce A. Green

States Side Story: Career Paths of International LL.M. Students, or “I Like to Be in America”

by Carole Silver

Homeward Bound: What Does a Global Legal Education Offer the Indian Returnees?

by Swethaa Ballakrishnen

Minorities, Merit, and Misrecognition in the Globalized Profession

by Hilary Sommerlad

Becoming a Cosmopolitan Lawyer

by John Flood & Peter D. Lederer

Adopting Regulatory Objectives for the Legal Profession

by Laurel S. Terry, Steve Mark, & Tahlia Gordon

Comparative Perspectives on Lawyer Regulation: An Agenda for Reform in the United States and Canada

by Deborah L. Rhode & Alice Woolley

State Ownership and Corporate Governance

by Mariana Pargendler

Whither Fairness? In Search of a Jurisdictional Test After J. McIntyre Machinery v. Nicastro

by Peter R. Bryce

Getting to “Exempt!”: Putting the Rubber Stamp on Section 501(c)(3)’s Political Activity Prohibition

by Michael Fresco

A Textbook Dilemma: Should the First Sale Doctrine Provide a Valid Defense for Foreign-Made Goods?

by Melissa Goldberg

E Pluribus Unum? The Full Faith and Credit Clause and Meaningful Recognition of Out-of-State Adoptions

by Pamela K. Terry

Actual Innocence in New York: The Curious Case of People v. Hamilton

by Benjamin E. Rosenberg

This piece takes an in-depth look at the recent New York Appellate Division decision People v. Hamilton.   In Hamilton, the Second Department allowed a freestanding actual innocence claim under New York law.   While courts in some other states, including state appellate courts, have recognized such actual innocence claims, whether such claims should be recognized, and if so under what circumstances, is a very live issue in the federal courts and numerous state courts throughout the country.   


FISA Surveillance and Aliens

by Amit K. Chhabra