Advancing the Scope and Mission: The American Business Law Journal, 1980–1989
Article first published online: 25 FEB 2013
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American Business Law Journal
Volume 50, Issue 1, pages 21–27, Spring 2013
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Reed, O. L. (2013), Advancing the Scope and Mission: The American Business Law Journal, 1980–1989. American Business Law Journal, 50: 21–27. doi: 10.1111/ablj.12002
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- Article first published online: 25 FEB 2013
- 1Editorial, 23 Am. Bus. L.J., Fall 1985, at xi.,
- 5Application of the Rules of Evidence in Administrative Agency Formal Adversarial Adjudications: A New Approach, 1991 U. Ill. L. Rev. 353, 356.,
- 7E.g., Prohibited Discrimination in the Replacement and Reinstatement of Strikers under Section 8(a)(3) of the National Labor Relations Act, 23 Am. Bus. L.J. 583 (1986); Jacksonville Bulk Terminals: Should Politically Motivated Work Stoppages Be Enjoined Where a No Strike Clause Exists in the Collective Bargaining Agreement?, 21 Am. Bus. L.J. 249 (1983); Partial Business Close-Downs by an Employer and the Duty to Bargain under the National Labor Relations Act, 18 Am. Bus. L.J. 223 (1982); Enforcement of No-Strike Clauses through Disparate Discipline of Union Officials: Another Dilemma in National Labor Policy, 21 Am. Bus. L.J. 185 (1983).,
- 8One Journal special issue in the 1980s, edited by Bill Shaw, was devoted entirely to business ethics. See Special Issue, Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility, 25 Am. Bus. L.J. 361 (1987). However, with the exception of articles in the special issue, only one article was published on business ethics during the decade. & , Business Law and Moral Growth, 27 Am. Bus. L.J. 1 (1989).
- 10Case notes were no longer listed in the Journal as of volume eighteen, issue three. Comments disappeared from the masthead by volume twenty-three, issue one.
- 11Book reviews of textbooks and practitioner guides ended in 1982 with volume twenty. See Policy Statement, 20 Am. Bus. L.J., Summer 1982, at iii.,
- 12Ten-Year Review of the CPA Law Examination Revisited, 18 Am. Bus. L.J. 391 (1980); Do Teaching Methods Matter? A Field Study of an Integrated Teaching Technique, 18 Am. Bus. L.J. 525 (1980); The Legal Environment Requirement: How Is It Being Met?, 21 Am. Bus. L.J. 237 (1983); The Business Law Curriculum: Recent Change and Current Status, 18 Am. Bus. L.J. 59 (1980); Business Law in the MBA Program: A Survey and Comparison, 23 Am. Bus. L.J. 299 (1985); Logic and the Law Curriculum: A Proposed Conceptual Framework for The “Legal Environment of Business,” 23 Am. Bus. L.J. 479 (1986); Managerial Competence in Law and the Business Curriculum: The Corporate Counsel Perspective, 23 Am. Bus. L.J. 351 (1985); Does Legal Education for Managers Teach Them to Think?, 20 Am. Bus. L.J. 409 (1982); An Executive Appraisal of the Importance of Business Law, 22 Am. Bus. L.J. 249 (1984).,
- 13See Editorial, 24 Am. Bus. L.J., Winter 1987, at xiii, xiv–xv.,
- 14Special Issue, Commercial Law and Contracts, 18 Am. Bus. L.J. 139 (1980).
- 15Special Issue, Business and the First Amendment, 23 Am. Bus. L.J. 155 (1985).
- 16Special Issue, supra note 8.
- 17Special Issue, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 26 Am. Bus. L.J. 397 (1988).
- 18Editor's Corner, 25 Am. Bus. L.J., Fall 1987, at xii.,
- 21note 18, at xii., supra
- 22Certificates of merit may predate the mid-1970s. For example, Editor in Chief John Donnell announced that in future volumes there would be two annual Journal Awards: Outstanding Article and Outstanding Shorter Contribution (comment, case note, or book review). Editorial, 12 Am. Bus. L.J., Winter 1975, at ix.,
- 2326 Am. Bus. L.J., Spring 1988, at x.,
- 24Initially, after the team's discharge, the editor in chief performed the work of preparing the manuscripts for the printer. Later, the editor in chief expressed ambivalence to me about his decision to end the relationship with Learned Hands and confessed, “I had no idea how much work was involved.” Today, manuscript preparation for printing is done on the computer, rather than by hand, and is a much simpler task.