The Review

January 2016, Vol. 116, No. 1

What Gideon Did

By:  Sara Mayeux


Many accounts of Gideon v. Wainwright’s legacy focus on what Gideon did not do—its doctrinal and practical limits. For constitutional theorists, Gideon imposed a preexisting national consensus upon a few “outlier” states, and therefore did not represent a dramatic doctrinal ...READ MORE

Of Property and Information

By:  Abraham Bell and Gideon Parchomovsky


The property–information interface is perhaps the most crucial and undertheorized dimension of property law. Information about property can make or break property rights. Information about assets and property rights can dramatically enhance the value of ownership. ...READ MORE

A Little Letter, a Big Difference: An Empirical Inquiry into Possible Misuse of Schedule 13G/13D Filings

By:  Kristin Giglia


Much attention has recently been given to the current Securities and Exchange Commission reporting requirements for Schedule 13D, the beneficial ownership form many investors must file to report their equity holdings. However, relatively less focus has been given ...READ MORE


Fair Responses to Unfair Labor Practices: Enforcing Federal Labor Law Through Nontraditional Forms of Labor Action

By:  Joseph R. Landry


American labor law classifies strikes according to both purpose and form. In terms of purpose, a strike over terms and conditions of employment is an economic strike while one over an employer’s violations of federal labor law ...READ MORE

Batson in Transition: Prohibiting Peremptory Challenges on the Basis of Gender Identity or Expression

By: Julia C. Maddera


While peremptory challenges upon the basis of race, ethnicity, and gender have been held unconstitutional, and peremptory strikes upon the basis of sexual orientation have been regarded as increasingly suspect after United States v. Windsor, attorneys remain ...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 116/117 of the Review. . . READ MORE

Announcing the Review's 2016–2017 Administrative Board

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