CategoryForthcoming: 2020-2021

Articles scheduled to appear in the forthcoming issues of the UCLA Law Review:

The Hollowed Out Common Law

We measure the evolution of the common law using a comprehensive data set of cases regarding the enforceability of online consumer contracts. We find a steady decline in the number of cases adjudicated in state courts relative to federal courts, and...

How Not to Lie About Affirmative Action

This Article empirically examines the six primary deficiencies impacting extant research on affirmative action in law schools and highlights how inattention to—and sometimes outright disregard for—these issues continues to muddy the debate over...

Big Data Prosecution and Brady

As helpful as new forms of centralized data collection might be for investigators, there remains a critical open issue: the systems were not designed to identify the exculpatory and impeaching material prosecutors are required to disclose under...