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Volume 44
November 2011
Number 1

Excessive Speech, Civility Norms,

and the Clucking Theorem


Law, Strategy, and Competitive Advantage

Disappearing Parents: Immigration Enforcement

and the Child Welfare System                                                                                 

Rethinking the Indefinite Detention of Sex Offenders                               

Baseball’s Accidental Racism: The Draft,

African-American Players, and the Law                  

Barak Y. Orbach

Frances R. Sjoberg

Robert C. Bird


Nina Rabin


Fredrick E. Vars


Joanna Shepherd Bailey

George B. Shepherd


Caution on Exhaustion: The Courts’

Misinterpretation of the IDEA’s Exhaustion

Requirement for Claims Brought by Students

Covered by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

and the ADA but not by the IDEA









Judge Christopher F. Droney

Judge Christopher F. Droney, a former Notes and Comments Editor of the Connecticut Law Review, has been nominated by President Obama for a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  Droney currently serves as a United States District Judge for Connecticut.

When Judge Droney was a member of the Connecticut Law Review he published a student Note in Volume 10, Issue 1.  The Note was entitled: "The Briefcase Caper, Standing and Due Process Exclusion: United States v. Payner, 434 F. Supp. 113 (N.D. Ohio 1977)."

To see his Note, click here.

To see the White House Press Release regarding Judge Droney's nomination, click here.

To read an short article about Judge Droney's nomination, click here.

UPDATE: On November 28, 2011, the United States Senate unanimously approved the appointment of Judge Droney to the Second Circuit.  To read an short article about Judge Droney's confirmation, click here.