Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Candidate Members of the George Mason Law Review

July 14, 2017

Please join us in welcoming the newest candidate members of the George Mason Law Review:

 
Edward Bailey
Kayla Carroway
Christopher Michael Carter
Kasey Chapman
Kiersen M. Commons
Kelly Deibler
Vanessa Duguay
Courtney Fisher
Jessica Friedes
Whitney Gregory
Heidi A. Hall
Kristyn Hall
Jessica Hannah
Shane Hannon
Caroline Harman
Jordan Hutcheson
Nicholas Kalin
Jay Kaplan
Zoe Keating
Tyler Kubik
Ryan Lichtenfels
Gabriella Mahan
Ryan Mcdonald
Mallory Meaney
Gregory Michel
Bob Minchin
Tom Minnis
Dylan Naegele
Jessica Nejberger
Benjamin Jacob Nichols
Elizabeth O'conor
Jacob Philipoom
Amy Rohling (Hmood)
Travis Royer
Cassandra Sciortino
Robert Smith
Nikole Snyder
Kyle Sweeney
Alyssa Vallar
Patrick Wallace
Anora Wang
Hailey Wilkes

GMLR’s Executive Editor Tim Geverd to Have Two Articles Published

Tim Geverd has had two writings selected for publication in two different law journals.  Geverd, who currently serves as George Mason Law Review’s Executive Editor, will see the first of his articles, ”Failure to Warn: The National Hockey League Could Pay the Price for Its Pursuit of Profit at the Expense of Player Safety,”  published in the New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal in summer 2013.

“The paper analogizes the NHL’s pursuit of profit at the expense of player safety to the ‘false controversy’ that cigarette companies propagated regarding the addictive nature of cigarettes,” Geverd explains. “In doing so, the paper aims to distinguish the general risks associated with playing contact sports, that participants assume when they play, from particular risks—such as the long-term effects of traumatic brain injuries—that participants do not necessarily assume simply by playing the game. The paper’s ultimate argument is that the NHL could be held liable for failure to adequately warn participants of these particular risks.”

Geverd’s second article will appear in the Veterans Law Review in 2014 and is titled “Of Locke and Valor: Why the Supreme Court’s Decision on United States v. Alvarez Does not Foreclose Congress’s Ability to Protect the Property Rights of Medal of Honor Recipients.” The article discusses the history and importance of military honors, in particular the Medal of Honor, and argues that bona fide Medal recipients earn a property right in the honor and reputation the Medal represents. The article also argues that Congress can do a better job of constitutionally protecting those interests by prohibiting false claim to the Medal in a manner analogous to the constitutionally permissible common law prohibition on commercially appropriating another’s name, likeness, and reputation.

The team at George Mason Law Review would like to congratulate Geverd for his outstanding work in the legal scholarship community.

June 23, 2014

18th Annual Symposium Sneak Peek

18th Annual Symposium Sneak Peek

In anticipation of our 18th Annual Antitrust Symposium entitled Perspectives on Global Competition Law, the George Mason Law Review is proud to announce a special early online release of one of the forthcoming articles in our 2015 Antitrust Symposium Issue. The article is co-authored by Yong Huang, Elizabeth Xiao-Ru Wang, and Roger Xin Zhang, and discusses the essential facilities doctrine and its use in Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law. Elizabeth Xiao-Ru Wang will also be a panelist at our global antitrust symposium. Read the article here!

2015 Law Review Alumni Reception

Law Review Alumni Reception

The George Mason Law Review and Dean Daniel Polsby cordially invite you to the Law Review Alumni Reception. Renew friendships, meet the current editors and members, and find out about the exciting developments at your law review and at the law school.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Latham & Watkins

Lincoln Square Building
555 11th Street, NW Suite 1000
, Washington, D.C.

RSVP by February 23rd

The entrance to the building is next door to Starbucks. Please be aware you may be required to present photo identification to the building security officers. Once you arrive please take the elevators up to the 12th floor.

Vol. 22 No. 2: Winter 2015

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Two George Mason Law Review Articles Nominated for Awards

Congratulations to Jan M. Rybnicek and Joshua D. Wright for their nomination for an Antitrust Writing Award! Their article, Defining Section 5 of the FTC Act: The Failure of the Common Law Method and the Case for Formal Agency Guidelines, was featured in our Volume 21:5 Symposium Issue. Help support their nomination by voting for their article here!

Congratulations are also in order for John Jurata Jr. and Amisha R. Patel for their Antitrust Writing Award nomination! Their article, Taming the Trolls: Why Antitrust Is Not a Viable Solution for Stopping Patent Assertion Entities was also featured in our Volume 21:5 Symposium Issue and is up for an award in the Intellectual Property category. Help support their nomination by voting for their article here!