Winter 2021

Notable Faculty Publications

Sanford N. Katz, Darald & Juliet Libby Emeritus Professor, has completed the third edition of Family Law in America, which was published by Oxford University Press. New to this edition is a full discussion of same-sex marriage and analysis of the Supreme Court case Obergefell v Hodges, which held that a ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional.

Hiba Hafiz, in “Labor’s Antitrust Paradox” (University of Chicago Law Review), analyzes the limitations of current labor-antitrust proposals and argues for “regulatory sharing” between antitrust and labor law to combat the adverse effects of employer buyer power. Among her ideas is a restructuring that would refocus labor-antitrust claims on consumer welfare ends.

George Brown writes that the Supreme Court decision in the controversy over the halting of traffic on the George Washington Bridge in 2013 by associates of then-New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, could be the foundation of a “seismic realignment of anti-corruption enforcement in the US.” He explains in “Defending Bridgegate” (Washington and Lee Law Review Online).

Cheryl Bratt developed an opportunity for first-year students to apply skills they are learning in their legal writing course to real-time representation of individuals in need. “Livening Up 1L Year: Moving Beyond Simulations to Engage 1L Students in Live-Client Work” (The Second Draft) models how to create the experience, rare in the first year of law school.

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