Journal Articles

The University of Cincinnati Law Review’s lineage dates back to 1927. The journal was the the first to be published by an Ohio law school. The Law Review is edited and published entirely by students at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. The Law Review publishes four issues per year and also sponsors symposia focusing on the current legal topics.

Below you will find some of our recent and featured articles. Let us know what you think by replying with a comment! For older articles go to

Recent and Featured Articles:

Volume 87 Issue 1

Due Diligence and Legal Obligations of Employment Screening in Healthcare Organizations by John Winn and Kevin H. Govern

Masters of the Universe: Bid Rigging by Private Equity Firms in Multibillion Dollar LBOs by Christopher M. Burke, Stephanie A. Hackett, David W. Mitchell, Simon J. Wilke, Melanie Stallings Williams, Michael A. Williams, and Wei Zhao

Social Justice and Professional Duty: Effectively Meeting Law Student Demand for Social Justice by Teaching Social Justice as Professional Competency by Spencer Rand

Retributivist Theories’ Conjoined Twin Problems by Brittany L. Deitch

State Civil Rights Remedies for Gender Violence: A Tool for Accountability by Julie Goldscheid and Rene Kathawala

The Alien Tort Statute: “An Avant-Garde Tool for Human Rights” or a Camoflaged Curse? by Candra Connelly

The Corporate Clique in the Courtroom: A Jurisprudential Study of the Success and Influence of Amicus Curiae Briefs Filed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce During the 2014-2017 Terms of the U.S. Supreme Court by R. Betsy Emmert

State of Ohio v. AALIM: Due Process and Mandatory Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court by Jesse Knowlden

Diffusion Tensor Imaging: Failing Daubert and Fed. R. Evid. 702 in Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation by Andrew M. Lehmkuhl II

It’s the End of Privilege as We Know It, and I [Don’t] Feel Fine: The Deterioration of the Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Protection in the European Union, United Kingdom, and Germany by Ashley N. Ramm


Volume 85 Issue 4

What Will Guard the Guardians? by Justin Walker

A Hellerstedt Tale: There and Back Again by Barry P. McDonald

In Search of the Cheapest Cost Avoider by Catherine M. Sharkey

Common Law Copyright by Zvi S. Rosen

Hard-Look Review of Class Action Settlements by Kristen Elia

Peeking Through the Looking Glass: How Alice has Shaped Patent Eligibility by Elias Sayre

Less than Golden: Ohio Democratic Party v. Husted by Andrew S. Raiden

Taking Selfies with Uncle Same by Rebecca M. Baibak

Mathis v. United States: A Repeated Request for Revision of the Armed Career Criminal Act by Zachary J. Weber


Volume 85 Issue 3

The Dark Side of Self-Regulation by Benjamin P. Edwards

The NLRA v. The FAA: The Unlikely Showdown More than Eighty Years in the Making by Patrick J. Schwedler

A Hailstorm of Uncertainty: The Constitutional Quandry of Cell-Site Simulators by Carrie Leonetti

Reengineering Workplace Bargaining by Nathan Newman

Restoring Justice in Schools by Erin R. Archerd

The Post-Steckman Life of a Criminal Defendant in Ohio by Rebecca Brizzolara

What’s in a Name?: The Rights to Domain Names Under Various Principles of Law by Emily Hurtt

McDonnell Douglas Burden Shifting and Judicial Economy in Title VII Retaliation Claims by Connie Kremer

Whether the Department of Justice Should Have the Authority to Compel Apple Inc. to Breach Its IPhone Security Measures by Stephen J. Otte

A Medium-Based Proposal to Resolving Tension Between Publicity and the First Amendment by Mickey Sutton


Volume 85 Issue 2

The Origins of Social Responsibility by Eric C. Chaffee

Benefit Corporation Law by Mark J. Loewenstein

Beyond Wrecking Chinese Drywall: Considerations and Prospects of Law and Practices of Sourcing from China by Tianlong Hu

Beneficial Benefit LLCs? by J. Haskell Murray

I’m Not Calling You a Liar. . . : Implied Certification Theory Under the False Claims Act by Jerad Whitt

Extending Disparate Impact Coverage of the ADEA to Applicants: Villareal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. by Brice Smallwood

The Bench is Not a Constituency by Eden Thompson

“Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200, Do Not Submit Your Absentee Ballot, Go Directly to Jail and Lose Your Right to Vote” by Alex Beck

Equity Will Rule Until Amendment in Section 503 Bankruptcy Administrative Proceedings by Brendan Chisholm


Volume 85 Issue 1

The Logic of Comparable-Case Guidance in the Determination of Awards for Pain and Suffering and Punitive Damages by Hillel J. Bavli

[Take From Us Our] Wretched Refuse”: The Deportation of America’s Adoptees by DeLeith Duke Gossett

Taxing Fictive Orders by Ilya Beylin

The $1.5 Billion General Motors Recalls at the Dangerous Intersection of Chapter 11, Article 9, and TARP by Sally McDonald Henry

Syria: A Case Study in International Law by Christopher M. Ford

ICRICT Looking to a Future of Actual Tax Reform by Brendan C. Chisholm

RIP Employer Intentional Torts: The Debilitating Application of the Ohio Revised Code Section 2745.01 by Brice Smallwood

A Forgotten Unfairness: Taking a “Bite” Out of State Occupational Certification and Registration Regulations by Brett Niehauser

Determing Whether the Environmental Protection Agency has Proper Authority Under Section 111(D) of the Clean Air Act to Enforce President Obama’s Clean Energy Plan by Stephen J. Otte

The Law May Cave, But Economics Will Not by Nicholas Kitko

Volume 84 Issue 1

Perlman Appeals After Mohawk by Bryan Lammon

Islam Incarcerated: Religious Accommodation of Muslim Prisoners Before Holt v. Hobbs by Khaled A. Beydoun

Regulation of Fracking Is Not a Taking of Private Property by Kevin J. Lynch

Ritalin to Roundup by Jennifer Carter-Johnson

Lexical Opportunism and the Limits of Contract Theory by Jeffrey M. Lipshaw

The Ninth Circuits Decision in Escriba v. Foster Poultry Farms  by Kyle R. Miller

Standing is No Guarantee for a Guarantor by Justin Jennewine

Funeral Home Field Advantage by Michael Begovic

The Case for Copyrighting Monkey Selfies by Jonathan Siderits

Legality of Tax Credits to Federally Established Exchanges in Light of King v. Burwell by Adair Martin Smith

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s