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An Analysis Of The Death Penalty Jurisprudence Of The October 2007 Supreme Court Term (The Twentieth Annual Supreme Court Review), Richard Klein Dec 2010

An Analysis Of The Death Penalty Jurisprudence Of The October 2007 Supreme Court Term (The Twentieth Annual Supreme Court Review), Richard Klein

Richard Daniel Klein

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Russian Law: A Review Of 2007, Sergey Budylin Dec 2007

Russian Law: A Review Of 2007, Sergey Budylin

Sergey Budylin

This paper reviews the latest legal developments in Russia (from the end of 2006 to the beginning of 2008). Some of the events discussed are unconditionally important; some simply appear interesting for the author. By far the most important development was the intellectual property law reform. Further, the period was reach for tax developments, of which the most important was the Supreme Arbitrazh Court ruling on abusive tax schemes. Tax amnesty and the new participation exemption are also discussed. Of some general importance and much theoretical interest are the effective contingency fee prohibition and the derivative contract “rehabilitation.” A reader ...


[International Legal Developments In Review: 2007: Regional & Comparative Law:] Russia And Ukraine, Sergey Budylin, Franklin E. Gill, Olena Kibenko Dec 2007

[International Legal Developments In Review: 2007: Regional & Comparative Law:] Russia And Ukraine, Sergey Budylin, Franklin E. Gill, Olena Kibenko

Sergey Budylin

A review of legal development in Russia and Ukraine in 2007. Russia: IP law reform, the abolition of currency control restrictions, participation exemption in corporate taxation, contingency fee prohibition. Ukraine: getting closer to WTO membership.


Mainstreaming And Integrating The Substance And Spectacle Of Scholar-Baller: A New Game Plan For The Ncaa, Higher Education And Society, Keith Harrison Aug 2007

Mainstreaming And Integrating The Substance And Spectacle Of Scholar-Baller: A New Game Plan For The Ncaa, Higher Education And Society, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

The purpose of this chapter is to theoretically and empirically capture the cultural divide between education and sport and entertainment in American society. The NCAA Academic Reform Movement has evolved from holding individuals accountable to presently monitoring institutions and their retention and graduation success of college student athletes. This movement will require a deeper examination of how culture influences academic attitudes and lifelong learning. Based on empirical data from different methodologies, this chapter proposes that student athletes; especially African American males, are often stereotyped with few strategies to empower their academic and athletic identities. The Scholar-Baller Paradigm is designed to ...


Faculty And Male Student Athletes In Higher Education: Racial Differences In The Environmental Predictors Of Academic Achievement, Keith Harrison Jun 2007

Faculty And Male Student Athletes In Higher Education: Racial Differences In The Environmental Predictors Of Academic Achievement, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

Studies have examined the impact of environmental variables on academic achievement among student athletes in the revenue-generating sports of men’s basketball and football. However, while evidence concerning the positive impact of male student athlete and faculty interaction is virtually unequivocal, we are not certain whether the benefits accruing from particular types of interaction vary across different racial/ethnic groups. This study explores the relationship between male Black and White student athletes and faculty as well as the impact of specific forms of student athlete– faculty interaction on academic achievement. Data are drawn from the Cooperative Institutional Research Program’s ...