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Volume 73, Number 5 Category

“White Men’s Roads Through Black Men’s Homes”: Advancing Racial Equity Through Highway Reconstruction

Oct. 19, 2020—Deborah N. Archer | 73 Vand. L. Rev. 1259 (2020) | Racial and economic segregation in urban communities is often understood as a natural consequence of poor choices by individuals. In reality, racially and economically segregated cities are the result of many factors, including the nation’s interstate highway system. In states around the country, highway...

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Reputation and Authority: The FDA and the Fight over U.S. Prescription Drug Importation

Oct. 19, 2020—Thomas J. Bollyky & Aaron S. Kesselheim | 73 Vand. L. Rev. 1331 (2020) | There is popular and bipartisan support for legalizing the importation of lower-cost medicines from Canada to help reduce the high prescription drug costs that Americans pay. Despite the wide interest in this policy, attempts over the last sixteen years to...

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Corporate Law and Social Risk

Oct. 19, 2020—Stavros Gadinis & Amelia Miazad | 73 Vand. L. Rev. 1401 (2020) | Over a quarter of total assets under management are now invested in socially responsible companies. This turn to sustainability has gained solid ground over the last few years, earning the commitment of hundreds of CEOs and dominating the global business agenda. This...

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“The New Weapon of Choice”: Law’s Current Inability to Properly Address Deepfake Pornography

Oct. 19, 2020—Anne Pechenik Gieseke | 73 Vand. L. Rev. 1479 (2020) | Deepfake technology uses artificial intelligence to realistically manipulate videos by splicing one person’s face onto another’s. While this technology has innocuous usages, some perpetrators have instead used it to create deepfake pornography. These creators use images ripped from social media sites to construct—or request...

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The Standing of Article III Standing for Data Breach Litigants: Proposing a Judicial and a Legislative Solution

Oct. 19, 2020—Devin Urness | 73 Vand. L. Rev. 1517 (2020) | Data breaches are not going away. Yet victims still face uncertainty when deciding whether and where to file cases against companies or other institutions that may have mishandled their information. This is especially true if the victims have not yet experienced a financial harm, like...

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