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Special Challenges To 21st Century Lawyers: The Use And Misuse Of Technology, Fredric I. Lederer, Richard K. Herrmann, Jan Michelsen, Andrew Mertens Apr 2011

Special Challenges To 21st Century Lawyers: The Use And Misuse Of Technology, Fredric I. Lederer, Richard K. Herrmann, Jan Michelsen, Andrew Mertens

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Eyes On A Climate Prize: Rewarding Energy Innovation To Achieve Climate Stabilization, Jonathan H. Adler Jan 2011

Eyes On A Climate Prize: Rewarding Energy Innovation To Achieve Climate Stabilization, Jonathan H. Adler

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Stabilizing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases at double their pre-industrial levels (or lower) will require emission reductions far in excess of what can be achieved with current or projected levels of technology at a politically acceptable cost. Substantial technological innovation is required if the nations of the world are to come anywhere close to proposed emission reduction targets. Neither traditional federal support for research and development of new technologies nor traditional command-and-control regulations are likely to spur sufficient innovation. Technology inducement prizes, on the other hand, have the potential to incentivize and accelerate the rate of technological innovation in the ...


Cloning And The Lgbti Family: Cautious Optimism, Erez Aloni Jan 2011

Cloning And The Lgbti Family: Cautious Optimism, Erez Aloni

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While fertile, opposite-sex couples can have children who carry a mix of their genes without involving third parties in the reproductive process, this option is not available to the majority of the LGBTI community. If this were simply a biological fact, it would not raise any equal protection or other constitutional issues. However, emerging technologies in the field of reproductive cloning may offer the LGBTI community the chance to have genetically related children - possibly even with a mix of both partners’ genes. As such, bans on federally funding research that would help to refine and ensure the safety and efficacy ...