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Skyler McDonald, Defamation in the Internet Age: Why Roommates.com Isn’t Enough to Change the Rules for Anonymous Gossip Websites

62 Fla. L. Rev. 259 (2010) |   |   |   | INTRODUCTION :: Everyone “Googles” his or her own name once in a while. Imagine that a young woman looks herself up on the Internet one day, and … Continue reading

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Jeannette Cox, Disability Stigma and Intraclass Discrimination

62 Fla. L. Rev. 429 (2010) |   |   |   | ABSTRACT :: By dramatically enlarging the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA) protected class, the recent amendments to the ADA increase the opportunities for employers to replace one … Continue reading

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Gregory C. Sisk, Lifting the Blindfold From Lady Justice: Allowing Judges to See the Structure in the Judicial Code

62 Fla. L. Rev. 457 (2010) |   |   |   | ABSTRACT :: Two centuries ago, Chief Justice John Marshall wrote that “[w]here the mind labours to discover the design of the legislature, it seizes everything from which … Continue reading

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Tim Sobczak, The Consent-Once-Removed Doctrine: The Constitutionality of Passing Consent from an Informant to Law Enforcement

62 Fla. L. Rev. 493 (2010) |   |   |   | ABSTRACT :: In 2002 Brian Bartholomew was charged with possession of methamphetamine. In hopes of obtaining leniency, Bartholomew chose to assist the Central Utah Narcotics Task Force … Continue reading

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Andrew Brady Spalding, Unwitting Sanctions: Understanding Anti-Bribery Legislation as Economic Sanctions Against Emerging Markets

62 Fla. L. Rev. 351 (2010) |   |   |   | ABSTRACT :: Although the purpose of international anti-bribery legislation, particularly the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), is to deter bribery, empirical evidence demonstrates a problematic collateral … Continue reading

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Andres Healy, The Constitutionality of Amended 10 U.S.C. § 802(A)(10): Does the Military Need a Formal Invitation to Reign in “Cowboy” Civilian Contractors?

62 Fla. L. Rev. 519 (2010) |   |   |   | INTRODUCTION :: Alaa “Alex” Mohammad Ali never set out to make history. He just needed a job. Nevertheless, on February 23, 2008, Ali took his first step … Continue reading

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