The Review

June 2015, Vol. 115, No. 5

The Long-Term Effects of Hedge Fund Activism

By:  Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alon Brav and Wei Jiang


We test the empirical validity of a claim that has been playing a central role in debates on corporate governance—the claim that interventions by activist hedge funds have a detrimental effect on the long-term ...READ MORE

Of Monsters and Men: Perpetrator Trauma and Mass Atrocity

By:  Saira Mohamed


In popular, scholarly, and legal discourse, psychological trauma is an experience that belongs to victims. While we expect victims of crimes to suffer trauma, we never ask whether perpetrators likewise experience those same crimes as trauma. Indeed, if ...READ MORE

Bank Resolution in the European Banking Union: A Transatlantic Perspective on What It Would Take

By:  Jeffrey N. Gordon and Wolf-Georg Ringe


The project of creating a Banking Union is designed to overcome the fatal link between sovereigns and their banks in the Eurozone. As part of this project, political agreement for a common supervision framework ...READ MORE


Hemming in “Harboring”: The Limits of Liability Under 8 U.S.C. § 1324 and State Harboring Statutes

By:  Mary L. Dohrmann


8 U.S.C. § 1324 prohibits, among other activities, harboring aliens who enter the United States without authorization. In the more than six decades since the law was passed, federal courts’ understandings of what “harboring” means have varied. ...READ MORE

What Would a Reasonable Jury Do? Jury Verdicts Following Summary Judgment Reversals

By:  Michael W. Pfautz


This Note examines the claim that judges have improperly granted summary judgment where a reasonable jury could find for the nonmoving party. It begins by reviewing the literature on summary judgment, particularly three opinions the Supreme Court ...READ MORE


Columbia Law Review Notes Selected for Publication

Please join the Columbia Law Review in congratulating the following student authors on their selection for publication in Volumes 115/116 of the Review. . . READ MORE

Announcing the Review's 2015–2016 Administrative Board

Congratulations to the Review’s new leadership! . . . READ MORE