Colin R. G. Murray (Newcastle): The Problems with Proscription: Tackling Terrorist Organizations in the United States and the United Kingdom. Ashlie Perry and Binneh Minteh (Rutgers): Home Grown Terrorism in the United States: Causes, Affiliations and Policy Implications. Christopher A. D. Charles (West Indies) and Marie-Helen Maras (John Jay): Strengthening Counterterrorism from the Information of a Successful Terrorist Attack and Failed Missions in the United States. Leti Volpp (UC-Berkeley): The Boston Bombers. Peter J. Spiro (Temple): Expatriating Terrorists. From New America, here is a database to provide as much information as possible about American citizens and permanent residents engaged in violent extremist activity as well as individuals, regardless of their citizenship status, living within the United States who have engaged in violent extremist activity. From The Intercept, Jeremy Scahill and Ryan Devereaux on the secret government rulebook for labeling you a terrorist. Can an American be investigated for terrorism merely for expressing support for it? The government isn’t saying. Is Vice's documentary on ISIS illegal? Andrew F. March on how the courts have broadly defined what it means to support terrorists. The Joseph T. Simpson Public Library in Mechanicsburg, a small town eight miles southwest of Harrisburg, is not being considered a breeding ground for jihadists, but it has been implicated as a sleeper threat to our nation’s food supply. Move over, jihadists: Sovereign citizens seen as America’s top terrorist threat. Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler (IDC) and Cas Mudde (Georgia): “Ecoterrorism”: Terrorist Threat or Political Ploy? Michael Loadenthal (George Mason): Eco-Terrorism? Countering Dominant Narratives of Securitisation: a Critical, Quantitative History of the Earth Liberation Front (1996-2009). Just what is it that makes today’s eco-terrorists so different, so appealing?


Carlos Alberto Sanchez (San Jose State): Clothing the Other in Dignity: Centeotl, NAFTA, and the Primacy of Tradition (“While we, US citizens or non-immigrants, might not have a categorical moral obligation to welcome and protect the immigrant other, to not do so is to violate the very basis of our traditions”.) Ben Bramble (Vienna): Consequentialism about Meaning in Life. David A. Koplow (Georgetown): A Nuclear Kellogg-Briand Pact: Proposing a Treaty for the Renunciation of Nuclear War as an Instrument of National Policy. Nick Miller on how U.S. nonproliferation policy is an invisible success story. Ta-Nehisi on Barack Obama, Ferguson, and the evidence of things unsaid: Violence works — nonviolence does too. What was different about the Ferguson grand jury? The grand jury that decided not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson operated differently from a typical grand jury in Missouri. Actually, riots are good: Matt Bruenig on the economic case for riots in Ferguson. Rebecca Traister on what power looks like: The past few weeks have been a depressing lesson in how to get away with bad behavior. Is freezing your eggs dangerous? Josephine Johnston and Miriam Zoll on a primer. Samantha Allen on why the artificial womb will change feminism forever. How should we program computers to deceive? Kate Greene on how computer scientist Eytan Adar has collected hundreds of examples of technology designed to trick people, for better and for worse. Jill Lepore is undoubtedly an 8,000-pound space kangaroo, but the Paradise Island of publishing is big enough for little sand-rat-sized kangaroos like Noah Berlatsky as well. Think the selfie is vain, narcissistic, or self-exploitation? The reasons why some sociologists defend it may surprise you (and more and more).


David B. Wilkins (Harvard): Making Global Lawyers: Legal Practice, Legal Education, and the Paradox of Professional Distinctiveness. Rebecca Roiphe (New York): Redefining Professionalism. Deborah Freeland (Stanford): Recovering the Lost Lawyer. Radek Goral (Stanford): Blurred Lines: A Study of Law-Firm Funding. Eli Wald (Denver) and Russell G. Pearce (Fordham): What's Love Got to Do with Lawyers? Thoughts on Relationality, Love, and Lawyers’ Work. Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner (Chicago): An Empirical Study of Political Bias in Legal Scholarship. Eric M. Adams (Alberta): Back to the Future of Law School. Margaret Thornton (ANU): The Changing Gender Regime in the Neoliberal Legal Academy. Sara Star and Bruce M. Price (USF): The Elephant in the Admissions Office: The Influence of U.S. News & World Report on the Rise of Transfer Students in Law Schools and a Modest Proposal for Reform. Emily Grant (Washburn): The Pink Tower Meets the Ivory Tower: Adapting Montessori Teaching Methods for Law School. Meera E. Deo (Thomas Jefferson): The Ugly Truth About Legal Academia. Ray Worthy Campbell (Peking): The End of Law Schools. Gregory C. Sisk, Valerie Aggerbeck, Debby Hackerson, and Mary Wells (St. Thomas): Scholarly Impact of Law School Faculties in 2012: Applying Leiter Scores to Rank the Top Third. An excerpt from Dear J.D.: What to Do with Your Law Degree by Nelson P. Miller. Jeffrey Toobin on the legal one per cent: Among lawyers, as across the country, the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer — and the education system isn’t helping. Barbara K Gotthelf on the lawyer's guide to “um”.

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