Volume 121 · November 2007 · Number 1
The Supreme Court 2006 Term
Constitutions and Capabilities: "Perception" Against Lofty Formalism
Martha C. Nussbaum
Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1: Voluntary Racial Integration in Public Schools
Justice Kennedy and the Domains of Equal Protection
Heather K. Gerken
The Supreme Court and Voluntary Integration
James E. Ryan
The Seattle and Louisville School Cases: There is No Other Way
J. Harvie Wilkinson III
Bivens Damages — Takings Clause Retaliation: Wilkie v. Robbins.
CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE
Eighth Amendment — Death Penalty — Consideration of Mitigating Evidence: Abdul-Kabir v. Quarterman; Brewer v. Quarterman.
Eighth Amendment — Death Penalty — Execution of the Presently Incompetent: Panetti v. Quarterman.
Fourth Amendment — Reasonableness of Forcible Seizure: Scott v. Harris.
Sixth Amendment — Allocation of Factfinding in Sentencing: Cunningham v. California.
Sixth Amendment — Death Qualification Decisions: Uttecht v. Brown.
Sixth Amendment — Federal Sentencing Guidelines — Presumption of Reasonableness: Rita v. United States.
Sixth Amendment — Ineffective Assistance of Counsel: Schriro v. Landrigan.
Abortion Rights — "Partial Birth" Abortion: Gonzales v. Carhart.
Punitive Damages: Philip Morris USA v. Williams.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND EXPRESSION
Campaign Finance Regulation: FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc.
Student Speech: Morse v. Frederick.
Pleading Standards: Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly.
JURISDICTIONAL STATUS OF RULES
Statutory Time Limits to Appeal: Bowles v. Russell.
Taxpayer Standing — Establishment Clause Violations: Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc.
ANTITERRORISM AND EFFECTIVE DEATH PENALTY ACT
"Clearly Established Law" in Habeas Review: Carey v. Musladin.
ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL ACT
Definition of "Violent Felony": James v. United States.
CIVIL RIGHTS ACT, TITLE VII
Statute of Limitations: Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT
Parental Rights: Winkelman v. Parma City School District.
Obviousness: KSR International Co. v. Teleflex Inc.
PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT
"Strong Inference" Pleading Standard: Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd.
REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
Chevron Deference: Zuni Public School District No. 89 v. Department of Education.
Deference to Agency Interpretation of Conflicting Statutes: National Ass'n of Home Builders v. Defenders of Wildlife.
Limits on Agency Discretion: Massachusetts v. EPA.
Minimum Resale Price Maintenance: Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc.