The Yale Law Journal

Forthcoming Articles, Notes, Comments, and YLJO Essays

Julie Wang
29 Jun 2011

As of June 2011, YLJ has accepted nine Articles, five Notes by Yale Law School students, five Comments by YLJ editors, and thirteen Yale Law Journal Online pieces (four of which are already available online at for publication in Volume 121.

The names of all of these pieces—as well as links to draft versions on SSRN, if available—are listed below. YLJ will continue to accept Article submissions for print publication in Volume 121 through September 2011, and YLJ considers student Note submissions at the drop dates listed at YLJ Online will continue to accept submissions until November 2011. For more information on submissions, please visit

Forthcoming pieces will be announced on this page as they are accepted.


Michelle Wilde Anderson, Dissolving Cities, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2012). 

Jules Coleman, The Architecture of Jurisprudence, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011), available at

Benjamin Ewing & Douglas A. Kysar, Prods and Pleas: Limited Government in an Era of Unlimited Harm, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011), available at

D. James Greiner & Cassandra W. Pattanayak, Randomized Evaluation in Legal Assistance: What Difference Does Representation Make?, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011), available at

Oona Hathaway & Scott Shapiro, Outcasting: Enforcement in Domestic and International Law, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011).

Louis Kaplow, Burden of Proof, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2012).

Ruth Mason & Michael Knoll, What Is Tax Discrimination?, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2012), available at

Jonathan Masur, Patent Inflation, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011), available at

Ariel Porat, Misalignments in Tort Law, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011), available at


Michael Aikins, Note, Common Control and the Delineation of the Taxable Entity, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011), available at

Jesse Cross, Note, “Done in Convention”: The Attestation Clause and the Declaration of Independence, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011).

Abigail Hinchcliff, Note, The “Other” Side of Richardson v. Ramirez: A Textual Challenge to Felon Disenfranchisement, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011).

Daniel Isaacs, Note, Baseline Framing in Sentencing, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011).

Amir Nezar, Note, Reconciling Punitive Damages to Corrective Justice via Tort Law’s Moral Accounting Interest, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011).


Adam Chandler, Comment, The Solicitor General: Tenth Justice or Zealous Advocate?, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011).

Michael Ellis, Comment, Disaggregating Legal Strategies in the War on Terror, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011).

Fran Faircloth, Comment, Eliminating Voter Discrimination “Root and Branch”: What the Unitary School Cases Can Tell Us About the Future of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011).

Stephen Gilstrap, Comment, Burden Shifting in Software Licensing Agreements, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011). 

Cameron Kistler, Comment, The Anti-Federalists and Presidential War Powers, 121 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2011).

Yale Law Journal Online

Michael Aikins, Off-Contract Harms: The Real Effect of Liberal Rescission Rights on Contract Price, 121 Yale L.J. Online (forthcoming 2011).

Akhil Reed Amar, The Lawfulness of Health-Care Reform, 121 Yale L.J. Online (forthcoming 2011), available at

Betsy Cooper, Judges in Jeopardy!: Could IBM’s Watson Beat Courts At Their Own Game?, 121 Yale L.J. Online (forthcoming 2011).

David Keenan et al., Prosecutorial Accountability: Enforcing Professional Responsibility Standards After Connick v. Thompson, 121 Yale L.J. Online (forthcoming 2011).

Gary Lawson & David Kopel, Bad News for Professor Koppelman: The Incidental Unconstitutionality of the Individual Mandate, 121 Yale L.J. Online (forthcoming 2011), available at

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, What Are the Sources of Patent Inflation? An Analysis of Federal Circuit Patentability Rulings, 121 Yale L.J. Online (forthcoming 2011).

Arti Rai, Patent Deflation: Can the PTO Play a Role?, 121 Yale L.J. Online (forthcoming 2011).

Priscilla J. Smith et al., When Machines Are Watching: How Warrantless Use of GPS Surveillance Technology Terminates the Fourth Amendment Right Against Unreasonable Search, 121 Yale L.J. Online (forthcoming 2011).

Aaron S.J. Zelinsky, The Supreme Court (of Baseball), 121 Yale L.J. Online (forthcoming 2011).