Volume 120 · January 2007 · Number 3
Precontractual Liability and Preliminary Agreements
Alan Schwartz and Robert E. Scott
The Divergence of Contract and Promise
Seana Valentine Shiffrin
Anglo-American Empire and the Crisis of the Legal Frame (Will the Real British Empire Please Stand Up?)
John Fabian Witt
Federal Funding for Newcomer Schools: A Bipartisan Immigrant Education Initiative
District Court Holds That Recipients of Government Leaks Who Disclose Information "Related to the National Defense" May Be Prosecuted Under the Espionage Act. — United States v. Rosen, 445 F. Supp. 2d 602 (E.D. Va. 2006).
Ninth Circuit Holds That "Involuntary" Conduct Cannot Be Punished. — Jones v. City of Los Angeles, 444 F.3d 1118 (9th Cir. 2006).
California Superior Court Holds That the Knock-and-Announce Requirement Is Applicable When an Absent Third Party Has Consented to Search. — People v. West, No. CC633123 (Cal. Super. Ct. Aug. 9, 2006).
Louisiana Supreme Court Permits Retroactive Extension of Prescriptive Period in Insurance Contracts. — State v. All Property & Casualty Insurance Carriers, 937 So. 2d 313 (La. 2006).
First Circuit Holds That Trading Drugs for Guns Constitutes "Use" of a Gun for Purposes of 18 U.S.C. § 924(C). — United States v. Cotto, 456 F.3d 25 (1st Cir. 2006).
D.C. Circuit Holds Claims of Harms to Native Inhabitants of the British Indian Ocean Territory Caused by the Construction of a U.S. Military Base Nonjusticiable. — Bancoult v. McNamara, 445 F.3d 427 (D.C. Cir. 2006).