Vol. 30
2007-2008


ISSUE 1:

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Symposium: Current Issues in Community Economic Development

ARTICLES

FOREWORD:  ENTREPRENEURSHIP, RACE, AND THE CURRENT ENVIRONMENT FOR COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Eric J. Gouvin  1

THE IMPACT OF MINORITY SET-ASIDE PROGRAMS ON BLACK BUSINESS SUCCESS IN CLEVELAND, OHIO: IMPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC POLICY
Bessie House-Soremekun  19

PUTTING THE "PUBLIC" BACK INTO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Audrey G. McFarlane  39

KEYNOTE
Andrea Silbert  61

SUPPORTING URBAN ENTREPRENEURS: LAW, POLICY, AND THE ROLE OF LAWYERS IN SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Susan R. Jones  71

URBAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE PROMISE OF FOR-PROFIT  PHILANTHROPY
Victor Fleischer  93

URBAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP: PATTERNS AND POLICY
Jeffrey Robinson  103

WHY THE CHECK CASHERS WIN: REGULATORY BARRIERS TO BANKING THE UNBANKED
Peggy Delinois Hamilton  119

FRINGE BANKERS: ECONOMIC PREDATORS OR A NEW FINANCIAL SERVICES MODEL?
Jean Ann Fox  135

ARTICLE

MINDING MORE THAN OUR OWN BUSINESS: EDUCATING ENTREPRENEURIAL LAWYERS THROUGH LAW SCHOOL-BUSINESS SCHOOL COLLABORATIONS
Anthony J. Luppino  151

NOTES

FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT—SEEKING REDRESS AGAINST THE SOVEREIGN; BALANCING THE RIGHTS OF PLAINTIFFS AND THE GOVERNMENT WHEN APPLYING FEDERAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 15(c) TO FTCA CLAIMS
John S. Gannon   223

BANKRUPTCY—DOES BANKRUPTCY CODE SECTION 106 AUTHORIZE A WAIVER OF SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY FOR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS CLAIMS?
Robert A. McDonald  265

FEDERAL DRUG SENTENCING—WHAT WAS CONGRESS SMOKING? THE UNCERTAIN DISTINCTION BETWEEN "COCAINE" AND "COCAINE BASE" IN THE ANTI-DRUG ABUSE ACT OF 1986
Spencer A. Stone  297

ISSUE 2:

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DEDICATION
Dean Arthur Gaudio

ARTICLES


LARGE-SCALE DISASTERS ATTACKING THE AMERICAN DREAM: HOW TO PROTECT AND EMPOWER HOMEOWNERS AND LENDERS
Matthew D. Ekins  351

FROM AUSTRIA TO SACCO AND VANZETTI: THE DEVELOPMENT OF FRANKFURTER'S "FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS" THEORY
Joseph Gumina  389

ENDING THE SUPPRESSION: WHY THE HATCH ACT CANNOT WITHSTAND MEANINGFUL CONSTITUTIONAL SCRUTINY
Anthony T. Kovalchick  419

AN OBSCURED EXPANSION OF THE COMMERCE POWER
Jason Wojciechowski  477

NOTES

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ACTIVE LABOR ACT—ONE OF THESE THINGS IS NOT LIKE THE OTHER: THE ERROR OF APPLYING STATE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LIMITS TO DAMAGES AWARDED UNDER THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ACTIVE LABOR ACT
Kendra L. Berardi  515

FOURTH AMENDMENT—GUILT BY RELATION: IF YOUR BROTHER IS CONVICTED OF A CRIME, YOU TOO MAY DO TIME
Lina Alexandra Hogan  543

IMMIGRATION LAW—THE CASE FOR NUNC PRO TUNC ADJUDICATION OF SECTION 212(c) APPLICATIONS WRONGFULLY DENIED BASED ON AN ERRONEOUS LEGAL INTERPRETATION 
Tammy W. Hui  589

FIRST AMENDMENT LAW—HANKINS v. LYGHT AND THE UNNECESSARY INTERSECTION OF THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT AND THE MINISTERIAL EXCEPTION
John LeVangie  641

ISSUE 3:

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Symposium: Issues in Estate Planning for Same-Sex and Transgender Couples 
ARTICLES

FOREWORD
Jennifer L. Levi  671

ESTATE PLANNING AND THE TRANSGENDER CLIENT
A. Spencer Bergstedt  675

GROWING OLD TOGETHER: ESTATE PLANNING CONCERNS FOR THE AGING SAME-SEX COUPLE
Aimee Bouchard & Kim Zadworny  713

NUTS AND BOLTS: ESTATE PLANNING AND FAMILY LAW CONSIDERATIONS FOR SAME-SEX FAMILIES
Patience Crozier  751

NOTES

UNIFORM PARENTAGE ACT—SAY GOODBYE TO DONNA REED: RECOGNIZING STEPMOTHERS' RIGHTS
Megan S. Calvo  773

CRIMINAL LAW—THE INSUFFICIENCY OF POSSESSION IN PROHIBITION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY STATUTES: WHY VIEWING A CRIME SCENE SHOULD BE CRIMINAL
Rebecca Michaels   817

LABOR LAW—LABOR'S FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS MAY REST ON THE HAUNCHES OF A RAT: 29 U.S.C. § 158(b)(4)(ii)(B) AND THE SECONDARY BOYCOTT RULE
Richard J. Padykula  867