All posts tagged Legal history

Anuj Desai on the Post Office and the First Amendment

Daniel Solove
Founder of TeachPrivacy

Post Office and Privacy

Professor Anuj Desai (U. Wisconsin Law School) has posted his forthcoming article, The Transformation of Statutes into Constitutional Law: How Early Post Office Policy Shaped Modern First Amendment Doctrine, on SSRN. Anuj’s paper is a fascinating history of the early Post Office and how statutory protection of letters influenced constitutional law. From the abstract:

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Why Are Judges Citing Fewer Law Review Articles?

Daniel Solove
Founder of TeachPrivacy

Judicial Citations to Legal Scholarship

Over at the Volokh Conspiracy, Orin Kerr mulls the question of why judges are citing fewer law review articles these days than in the past. He refers to an article in the New York Times about the topic:

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Privacy’s Other Path

Daniel Solove
Founder of TeachPrivacy

Confidentiality 01a

Professor Neil Richards (Washington University School of Law) and I have posted on SSRN our new article, Privacy’s Other Path: Recovering the Law of Confidentiality, 96 Georgetown Law Journal __ (forthcoming 2007). The article engages in an historical and comparative discussion of American and English privacy law, a topic that has been relatively unexplored in America.

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