Volume 12, Issue 2 (Spring 2015)

SLAPP DOWN: THE USE (AND ABUSE) OF ANTI-SLAPP MOTIONS TO STRIKE Nina Golden An older man retires (or is pushed out of the job, depending on whom you ask) after years of forecasting the weather on a major TV network. A man over forty with broadcast experience, as well as degrees in Geosciences and Broadcast… continue reading

Volume 12, Issue 1 (Fall 2014)

THE CASE FOR NIGHT VISION GOGGLES: A LOOK INTO THE PAST AND A PEEK INTO THE FUTURE Douglas A. Kash, Esq. & Charlotte L. Leavell, Esq. Night vision goggles (NVGs) are optical instruments that provide image enhancement in low-light situations. Sold publicly, NVGs are utilized by a host of military and civilian actors for differing… continue reading

Volume 11, Issue 4 (Summer 2014)

ZOMBIE CITIES: URBAN FORM AND POPULATION LOSS Georgette Chapman Phillips“Zombie” is a Haitian Creole term used to denote an animated corpse that is brought back to life by mystical means such as witchcraft. Zombie cities, as I use the term here, are decimated urban areas that are brought back to life by mystical means such… continue reading

Volume 11, Issue 3 (Spring 2014)

IN GOD’S SHADOW: UNVEILING THE HIDDEN WORLD OF VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN OBSERVANT RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES Michal Gilad In recent years, the phenomenon of domestic violence has been elevated to the unreputable status of a global epidemic infesting our society. Despite continuous efforts by law and policy makers to combat this adverse phenomenon affecting one… continue reading

Volume 11, Issue 2 (Spring 2014)

2013 Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy Symposium: Veterans and Higher Education As the Managing Symposium Editor of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy, it is my pleasure to invite you to read the transcript from our 2013 symposium, held on November 13, 2013, on the topic of Veterans and Higher Education…. continue reading

Volume 11, Issue 1 (Fall 2013)

FRAGMENTED RISK: AN INTRODUCTION Jay M. Feinman Consider two potential paradoxes about the breadth and limits of insurance, one in property insurance and one under the Commercial General Liability (“CGL”) policy. Most homeowners have only the vaguest sense of the extent of coverage provided by their homeowners’ insurance policy, particularly the breadth of coverage it… continue reading

Volume 10, Spring 2013, Issue 4

SELECTIVE TESTING OF DNA AND ITS IMPACT ON POST-CONVICTION REQUESTS FOR TESTINGJodena Carbone The prisons are full of men and women who profess their innocence despite having been convicted on the weight of the evidence presented by the prosecution. Yet, each year many of those found guilty are exonerated after post-conviction testing of deoxyribonucleic acid… continue reading

Volume 10, Spring 2013, Issue 3

MANDATORY DRUG SCREENING FOR WELFARE RECIPIENTS: FISCALLY RESPONSIBLE LIMITATIONS ON GOVERNMENT HANDOUTS OR CONSTITUTIONAL VIOLATION Eric Cory Rosenberg There is a long history of political maneuvering that surrounds social welfare legislation and government entitlement programs at both the national and state level. One aspect that has received increased attention during the recent economic downturn is… continue reading

Volume 10, Spring 2013, Issue 2

The Second Annual Sports and Entertainment Law Society Symposium Christopher Gulla: All right guys, can I have everybody’s attention? I’m Chris Gulla, President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. First, I would just like to welcome everybody here to the Rutgers Camden Sports Entertainment Law Society’s Second Annual Sports Law Symposium. SELS has been planning this event for about four… continue reading

Volume 10, Spring 2013, Issue 1

A LEGAL APPROACH TO THE USE OF HUMAN BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS FOR RESEARCH PURPOSESMarshall B. Kapp, J.D., M.P.H. Human Biological Materials (HBM) come from individuals in a variety of circumstances. The use of HBM for research purposes raises a host of difficult ethical questions. The law is important in this arena because, in most cases, legal… continue reading