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Volume 75, Number 6

Martha Chamallas & Sandra F. Sperino, Torts and Civil Rights Law: Migration and Conflict: Symposium Introduction, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1021 (2014).
William R. Corbett, What is Troubling About the Tortification of Employment Discrimination Law?, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1027 (2014).
Charles A. Sullivan, Is There Madness to the Method?: Torts and Other Influences on Employment Discrimination Law, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1079 (2014).
Sandra F. Sperino, Let’s Pretend Discrimination Is a Tort, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1107 (2014).
W. Jonathan Cardi, The Role of Negligence Duty Analysis in Employment Discrimination Cases, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1129 (2014).
Maria L. Ontiveros, The Fundamental Nature of Title VII, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1165 (2014).
Catherine E. Smith, Looking to Torts: Exploring the Risks of Workplace Discrimination, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1207 (2014).
Ifeoma Anjunwa, Genetic Testing Meets Big Data: Tort and Contract Law Issues, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1225 (2014).
Laura Rothstein, Disability Discrimination Statutes or Tort Law: Which Provides the Best Means to Ensure an Accessible Environment?, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1263 (2014).
Martha Chamallas, Two Very Different Stories: Vicarious Liability Under Tort and Title VII Law, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1315 (2014).
L. Camille Hebert, Conceptualizing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace as a Dignitary Tort, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1345 (2014).
Deborah L. Brake, Tortifying Retaliation: Protected Activity at the Intersection of Fault, Duty, and Causation, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1375 (2014).

Volume 75, Number 5

Charles R. Korsmo & Minor Myers, The Structure of Stockholder Litigation: When Do the Merits Matter?, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 829 (2014).
David Glazier, Destined for an Epic Fail: The Problematic Guantánamo Military Commissions, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 903 (2014).
Brian Jordan, Finding Life in the Hurricane Shelby: Reviving the Voting Rights Act by Reforming Section 3 Preclearance, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 969 (2014).
In Memoriam: The Honorable Cornelia Groefsema Kennedy, 75 Ohio State L.J. 1007 (2014).

Volume 75, Number 4

Benjamin Means, The Contractual Foundation of Family-Business Law, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 675 (2014).
Gregory N. Mandel, Leveraging the International Economy of International Property, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 733 (2014).
Rebecca Green, Rethinking Transparency in U.S. Elections, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 779 (2014).

Volume 75, Number 3

Wadie E. Said, Sentencing Terrorist Crimes, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 477 (2014).
Adam S. Hofri-WinogradowThe Stripping of the Trust: From Evolutionary Scripts to Distributive Results, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 529 (2014).
Gregory S. GordonThe Forgotten Nuremberg Hate Speech Case: Otto Dietrich and the Future of Persecution Law, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 571 (2014).
D. Gordon Smith & Jordan C. Lee, Fiduciary Discretion, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 609 (2014).
Scott MaylandRatcheting Up the Duty: The Department of Labor’s Misguided Attempt To Impose a Paternalistic Model upon Defined Contribution Plans Through ERISA, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 645 (2014).

Volume 75, Number 2

Aaron L. Nielson, In Defense of Formal Rulemaking, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 237 (2014). 
Jason Marisam, Constitutional Self-Interpretation, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 293 (2014).
Fatma Marouf, Michael Kagan & Rebecca Gill, Justice on the Fly: The Danger of Errant Deportations, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 337 (2014).
Matt Borden, Covering Your Digital Assets: Why the Stored Communications Act Stands in the Way of Digital Inheritance, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 405 (2014).
Jourdan Day, Closing the Loophole — Why Intersectional Claims Are Needed to Address Discrimination Against Older Women, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 447 (2014).

Volume 75, Number 1

Amy P. MeekStreet Vendors, Taxicabs, and Exclusion Zones: The Impact of Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions at the Local Level, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 1 (2014).
Sheila R. FosterBreaking Up Payday: Anti-agglomeration Zoning and Consumer Welfare, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 57 (2014).
Michael R. SiebeckerBridging Troubled Waters: Linking Corporate Efficiency and Political Legitimacy Through a Discourse Theory of the Firm, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 103 (2014).
John Patrick Hunt, Should the Mortgage Follow the Note?, Ohio St. L.J. 155 (2014).
Elizabeth R. GormanWhen the Poor Have Nothing Left To Eat: The United States’ Obligation To Regulate American Investment in the African Land Grab, Ohio St. L.J. 199 (2014).


The Ohio State Law Journal Online

OSLJ has launched an online-only publication designed to promote dialogue regarding current legal topics through publication of shorter, less-footnoted pieces than in our print journal.

Volume 76

Gambling for Health Care by Jack L. Millman

Let's Pretend that Federal Courts Aren't Hostile to Discrimination Claims by Marcia L. McCormick in response to Sandra Sperino, Let's Pretend Discrimination Is a Tort

Contrary to Popular Opinion: Why the Sixth Circuit’s Omnicare Decision Should Be Reversed by Collin R. Flake

What Is Even More Troubling About the "Tortification" of Employment Discrimination Law by Alex B. Long

The Six Sides of Federalism in North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC by James R. Saywell

Volume 75

Federal Oversight of the Debt Relief Industry: A More Effective Means of Deterring Illegal Debt Settlement Schemes by Justin P. Nelson

Does the Legal Standard Matter? Empirical Answers to Justice Kennedy's Questions in Nken v. Holder by Christopher J. Walker in response to Fatma Marouf, Michael Kagan & Rebecca Gill, Justice on the Fly: The Danger of Errant Deportations

The Sixth Circuit's Deleon Holding: How Granting a Requested Transfer May Be an Adverse Employment Action by Megan Walker

Immigration Law's New Frontiers by Shruti Rana

Till Death Do Us Part: Obergefell v. Kasich and the Reconciliation of Patchwork Extra-jurisdictional Same-Sex Marriage Laws by Joshua Snowden

Volume 74

Class Dismissed? Addressing and Resolving the SLUSA Circuit Split by David N. Sutton

Hydraulic Fracturing and Information Forcing by Hannah J. Wiseman

Hydraulic Fracturing Contamination Claims: Problems of Proof by Keith B. Hall

Ohio Oil and Gas Litigation in the New Fracking Era by Blake A. Watson

Why the Ohio Early Voting Case Is Not a Threat to Military Voting Accommodations by Steven F. Huefner

Shelly Holding: When One Failed Stack Test Is a Continuing Violation by Ann Yackshaw

Issues, Not Injuries: The Effects of Covenants Not to Sue on Small Competitors by Kevin Snell

Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the Healthcare Industry and Foreign Bribery's Adverse Consequences for Patients by Samer Korkor & Nicole Saleem

No Leg to Stand On: Clapper v. Amnesty International USA and the Dawn of an Increasingly Strict Standing Doctrine by Sean J. Wright


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