Volume 122 · November 2008 · Number 1
The Supreme Court 2007 Term
Demosprudence Through Dissent
District of Columbia v. Heller: The Individual Right to Bear Arms
Heller, HLR, and Holistic Legal Reasoning
Akhil Reed Amar
Dead or Alive: Originalism as Popular Constitutionalism in Heller
Reva B. Siegel
Second Amendment Minimalism: Heller as Griswold
Cass R. Sunstein
Dormant Commerce Clause — State Taxation of Municipal Bonds: Department of Revenue of Kentucky v. Davis.
CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE
Eighth Amendment — Death Penalty — Lethal Injection Drug Protocol: Baze v. Rees.
Eighth Amendment — Death Penalty — Punishment for Child Rape: Kennedy v. Louisiana.
Sixth Amendment — Attachment of Right to Counsel: Rothgery v. Gillespie County.
Sixth Amendment — Competency Standard for Self-Representation at Trial: Indiana v. Edwards.
Sixth Amendment — Federal Sentencing Guidelines — Deviation Based on Policy Disagreements: Kimbrough v. United States.
Sixth Amendment — Witness Confrontation — Forfeiture by Wrongdoing Doctrine: Giles v. California.
Batson Challenges: Snyder v. Louisiana.
Photo Identification Requirement for In-Person Voting: Crawford v. Marion County Election Board.
FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION
State Primary Regulation: New York State Board of Elections v. López Torres.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND EXPRESSION
Campaign Finance Regulation: Davis v. FEC.
Overbreadth Doctrine: United States v. Williams.
Extraterritorial Reach of Writ of Habeas Corpus: Boumediene v. Bush.
FEDERAL PREEMPTION OF STATE LAW
Preemption of State Common Law Claims: Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc.
Jurisdiction over Americans Held Overseas: Munaf v. Geren.
STATE POSTCONVICTION PROCEEDINGS
Retroactive Application of New Rules: Danforth v. Minnesota.
STATUS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
Self-Execution of Treaties: Medellín v. Texas.
AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT
Retaliation: Gómez-Pérez v. Potter.
FEDERAL MAGISTRATES ACT
Voir Dire Jurisdiction: Gonzalez v. United States.
IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT
Voluntary Departure: Dada v. Mukasey.
Rule of Lenity: United States v. Santos.
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Scope of Secondary Actor Liability: Stoneridge Investment Partners, LLC v. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.
VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965
Need for Preclearance: Riley v. Kennedy.
Controversy Between States — Border Dispute: New Jersey v. Delaware.