Cornell Law Review Volume 97 Issue 6

Circumvention Tourism

Under what circumstances should a citizen be able to avoid the penalties set by the citizen’s home country’s criminal law by going abroad to engage in the same activity where it is not criminally prohibited? Should we view the ability to engage in prohibited activities by traveling outside of the nation state as a way of accommodating […]

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Bankrupt Politics and the Politics of Bankruptcy

The most recent round of state budget crises has resulted in calls to permit states to file for bankruptcy in order to restructure and reduce their financial obligations. This Article argues that these proposals are misguided because states’ financial distress is primarily a political problem created by “fiscal federalism”—the financial relationship between the federal government and the states—and exacerbated […]

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Judging Sex

This Article explores the curious jurisprudence of sexual patterns and how it constructs female sexuality.  In modern rape law, the “unchaste character inference” expressly prohibited by the rape shield endures.  Though the boundaries that circumscribe appropriate sexual conduct have shifted over time, courts persist in making normative judgments about women’s sexuality.  Cloaked in the legitimizing rhetoric of sexual […]

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Jasmine Revolutions

Will the Internet help topple tyrants, or will it further cement their control? Prominent skeptics challenge the notion that the Internet will help rid the world of dictators and, worse yet, hold that it may even assist autocrats in manipulating popular opinion. I defend the liberalizing promise of cyberspace. Where others discredit the value of the Internet […]

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Interactive Contracting in Social Networks

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Limitless Limitations: How War Overwhelms Criminal Statutes of Limitations

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