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In its formative years, the late nineteenth-century academic-judicial symbiosis placed a high value on the achievement of order and coherence in fields of law. A successful law review article or treatise was one that "illuminated" a field by propounding doctrines capable of continuing to organize an increasing number of cases in intelligible fashion.

Perhaps more than any other type of law review publication, the survey article continues to serve this lofty ideal. It will be for the reader to judge these writers" success in attaining it here.

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