Florida Law Review Forum

A U.S.–Mexican Law School for Deportees: A Response to Amy Kimpel

Written by: Richard Delgado

Abstract Response to Amy Kimpel, Coordinating Community Reintegration Services for “Deportable Alien” Defendants: A Moral and Financial Imperative In a recent article in the print version of this Review, Professor Amy Kimpel points out that the United States annually deports hundreds of thousands of unauthorized immigrants, most of them to Mexico, at great cost to the […]

A View of Copyright from the Digital Ground

Andres Sawicki

Abstract Response to Cathay Y. N. Smith, Beware the Slender Man: Intellectual Property and Internet Folklore Professor Cathay Smith’s Beware the Slender Man: Intellectual Property and Internet Folklore seems at first to fit comfortably within the creativity-without-IP literature, which shows that creative practices can thrive outside of the institutions built up around intellectual property law. […]

Teaching and Learning Personal Jurisdiction After The Stealth Revolution

Deborah J. Challener

Abstract Response to Michael H. Hoffheimer, The Stealth Revolution in Personal Jurisdiction In The Stealth Revolution in Personal Jurisdiction, Professor Michael Hoffheimer uses Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court (BMS), the U.S. Supreme Court’s latest personal jurisdiction decision, as a vehicle to critically examine the Court’s recent narrowing of both general and specific personal jurisdiction. […]

Neither the Problem Nor the Solution Lies Solely with the Judiciary: Response to Robertson’s Judicial Impartiality in a Partisan Era

Melanie Kalmanson

Abstract Response to Cassandra Burke Robertson, Judicial Impartiality in a Partisan Era In Judicial Impartiality in a Partisan Era (“Professor Robertson’s Article”), Cassandra Burke Robertson focuses on the danger the judiciary faces as a result of “growing partisan polarization.” She should be applauded for bringing this problem to the forefront. Unquestionably, politically motivated attacks against the […]

Monumental Disagreements: A Call to Move Away From “Sign Here” Scholarship

John Murdock

Abstract Response to Richard H. Seamon, Dismantling Monuments Invited to respond to Dismantling Monuments, Professor Richard Seamon’s exploration of the legal controversies surrounding President Trump’s decision to dramatically reduce the size of two national monuments in Utah, I initially feared that I would have little to say. “Amen” adds little from a scholarly standpoint, and […]

Will Capitalism Kill Compassion?—An Analysis of the Future of Corporate Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute

Dina H. Arouri

Abstract This Note proposes that the Court erred in the recent decision, Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, when it failed to adopt a standard that remained faithful to Congress’s intent at the inception of the Alien Tort Statute (ATS): to remedy human rights violations while remaining relevant to the global economy. In Jesner, the Court […]