Below are some of our past issues. Detroit Mercy Law Review is working on digitizing our complete archive– volume by volume. Please check back soon.
Until then, you can find our past publications on Westlaw, Lexis, and most academic libraries. If you cannot find a particular piece that we published, please contact us.
Philip J. McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion
The Search for Equality Through the Rule of Law
by Elizabeth A. Campbell & Tanya M. Marcum
An American Works Council: Why It’s Time to Repeal NLRA Section 8(a)(2)
by Allison Drutchas
- A Game Changer: Assessing the Impact of the Princeton/UCLA Laptop Study on the Debate to Ban Law Student Use of Laptops During Class by Steven Eisenstat
- Armed Attacks in Cyberspace: The Unseen Threat to Peace and Security that Redefines the Law of State Responsibility by Nicolas Jupillat
- The Law Catching Up with the Evolution of Cell Phones: Warrantless Searches of a Cell Phone are Unconstitutional Under the Fourth Amendment*† by Adrianna Patrina Agosta
- The Flap with No Fly—Does the No Fly List Violate Privacy and Due Process Constitutional Protections? by Dan Lowe
*The Law Catching Up with the Evolution of Cell Phones won the 2014 Frank Sengstock Award for Excellence in Legal Writing.
† Editor’s Note: Ms. Agosta’s article includes an amendment to incorporate the United States Supreme Court’s recent unanimous decision in Riley v. California on the issue of cell phone searches under the Fourth Amendment.
- The Dangers of Using Social Media in the Legal Profession: An Ethical Examination in Professional Responsibility? by Elizabeth Colvin
- Free Exercise for Whom?—Could the Religious-Liberty Principle that Catholics Established in Perez v. Sharp also Protect Same-sex Couples’ Right to Marry? by Eric Alan Isaacson
- Agree to Disagree: The Circuit Split on the Definition of “Arbitration” by Daniel Burkhart
- Protecting the Crowd and Raising Capital Through the CROWDFUND Act
by Andrew C. Fink
- The Questionable Effect of Informal and Instantaneous Electronic Communications on the Validity of “No Oral Modification” Clauses: Are Texts, Tweets, and Email Destroying the Sanctity of Contract Law?
by Diana Ovsepian
by Gregory A. Kalscheur, S.J.
The Foundations and Enactment of Michigan Automobile No-Fault Insurance
by James T. Mellon and David A. Kowalski
Let’s Get Serious: A View of the Serious Impairment Threshold from a Defense Perspective
by Daniel R. Siefer, Esq. & Mary T. Nemeth, Esq.
United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co. v. Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association: Oh Ye State Legislature, Hear the Cries of Michigan Motorists; The State Supreme Court Adds to the List of No-Fault Areas in Need of Reform!
by Shaun Springer
- Comments; Pleasant Grove City v. Summum: How Establishment Clause Principles Help Define the Government Speech Doctrine
- An Extreme Makeover: Why Michigan’s Judicial Recusal Standards Needed Reconstruction and Why More Work Remains to Be Done
- Unraveling International Jurisdictional Issues on the World Wide Web
- Piercing the Veil of Secrecy: The Impact of the Child Protection Law on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse
- The “Making Available” Theory and the Future of P2P Networks: Does Merely Making Files Available for Further Distribution Constitute Copyright Infringement, and is it Time for Congress to Act in Accordance with this Technology?
- The Openness of the Commercial Free Speech Test and the Value of Self-Realization