This first issue of 2013 features articles from internationally recognized legal and policy scholars of immigration and emigration, including an extensive Symposium on immigration and its issues of policy, law, administrative process, and institutional design in the United States.
Topics include why "family" is special (Kerry Abrams), risks and rewards of economic migration (Anu Bradford), criminal deportees (Eleanor Marie Lawrence Brown), policing immigration (Adam Cox & Thomas Miles), detention reform (Alina Das), rights of undocumented aliens (John Eastman), free trade and free immigration (Richard Epstein), screening for solidarity in labor (Stephen Lee), temporary worker programs (Hiroshi Motomura), institutional structure of immigration law (Eric Posner), and international cooperation on migration (Alan Sykes).
In addition, the issue includes new articles by Gerrit De Geest and Giuseppe Dari-Mattiaci on the rise of carrots and the decline of sticks, and by David Hoffman and Tess Wilkinson-Ryan on the psychology of contract precautions. A Review Essay by Mark Tushnet discusses Richard Epstein's book Design for Liberty, and a student Comment analyzes scope of review over agency interpretations by statutes when first advanced in litigation.
In addition to these contributions, the issue serves, in effect, as a new and extensive book on cutting-edge issues of immigration law and policy in the United States by renowned researchers in the field. It is presented in modern ebook format and features active Tables of Contents; linked footnotes and active URLs in notes; careful digital presentation; and legible tables and images.