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Resolving Mass Legal Disputes Through Class Arbitration: The United States And Canada Compared, S. I. Strong Jul 2012

Resolving Mass Legal Disputes Through Class Arbitration: The United States And Canada Compared, S. I. Strong

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This article compares three issues that have arisen as a result of recent Supreme Court decisions in both countries: the circumstances in which class arbitration is available; the procedures that must or may be used; and the nature of the right to proceed as a class. In so doing, the article not only offers valuable lessons to parties in the U.S. and Canada, but also provides observers from other countries with a useful framework for considering issues relating to the intersection between collective relief and arbitration.


Regulatory Litigation In The European Union: Does The U.S. Class Action Have A New Analogue?, S. I. Strong Jan 2012

Regulatory Litigation In The European Union: Does The U.S. Class Action Have A New Analogue?, S. I. Strong

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This article is the first to consider the European resolution from a regulatory perspective, using a combination of new governance theory and equivalence functionalism to determine whether the European Union has adopted or is in the process of adopting a form of regulatory litigation. In so doing, the article considers a number of issues, including the basic definition of regulatory litigation, how class and collective relief can act as a regulatory mechanism and the special problems that arise when regulatory litigation is used in the transnational context. The article also includes a normative element, providing a number of suggestions on ...


Open Justice: Concepts And Judicial Approaches, Emma Cunliffe Jan 2012

Open Justice: Concepts And Judicial Approaches, Emma Cunliffe

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Recent years have seen an increase in the number and scope of non-publication orders and other limits on open justice, an increase in the number of statutes that regulate or threaten open justice, and the articulation of an Australian constitutional principle (of institutional integrity) that has the potential to protect some aspects of open justice. The purposes and values of open justice are, however, rarely examined in a comprehensive or theoretically-informed manner. This article provides a theory of open justice which accounts for its heterogeneous nature. Australian judicial approaches to the substance, limits, and constitutional dimensions of open justice are ...


Corporate Governance: The Swedish Solution, George W. Dent Jan 2012

Corporate Governance: The Swedish Solution, George W. Dent

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Sweden has changed its corporate governance system by delegating the nomination of corporate directors (and thus, in effect, ultimate control) to committees typically comprising representatives of each company’s largest shareholders. This system gives shareholders a degree of power “that only the most daring corporate governance initiatives in the rest of the world could even imagine.” By all accounts the change has been successful; no one is complaining about it.

In the United States investors have long been kept weak in corporate governance for fear that giving them a major role would damage corporations in numerous ways. The Swedish experience ...


A Modest Experiment In Pedagogy: Lessons On Comparative Constitutional Law, Thomas E. Baker Jan 2012

A Modest Experiment In Pedagogy: Lessons On Comparative Constitutional Law, Thomas E. Baker

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This article describes how the author integrated comparative and international law lessons into a first year course on U.S. Constitutional Law. This version of a paper originally submitted to the International Association of Law Schools Conference on Comparative Constitutional Law in 2009, has been enriched by adding citations and references to relevant papers of other conference participants. The article includes a review of the literature on teaching comparative constitutional law, basic pedagogical theory, a bibliography, some practical advice and a set of four lessons on the themes of judicial review, transnational interpretation, affirmative action and reproductive rights, complete with ...


Further To Professor Alldridge's "Caffeinated" Article: What "Stuff' Did The Professor Have In Mind?, Bruce Bean Jan 2012

Further To Professor Alldridge's "Caffeinated" Article: What "Stuff' Did The Professor Have In Mind?, Bruce Bean

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No abstract provided.


A Basic Introduction To Constitutional Free Exercise Of Religion In The United States And Japan, Frank S. Ravitch Jan 2012

A Basic Introduction To Constitutional Free Exercise Of Religion In The United States And Japan, Frank S. Ravitch

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No abstract provided.