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1987

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A Research Guide To The Law Of Private Sector Labor-Management Relations, Laura J. Cooper Jan 1987

A Research Guide To The Law Of Private Sector Labor-Management Relations, Laura J. Cooper

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The law of private sector labor management relations involves a technical subject matter and is further complicated by sometimes obscure jurisdictional standards. Researching the area is done most effectively using commercially published looseleaf services. Professor Cooper's guide explores the differences between the two major services, discusses other primary and secondary sources for labor law research and offers a research strategy for labor issues.


The Separation Of Powers Doctrine And The Regulatory Agencies After Bowsher V. Synar, Daniel J. Gifford Jan 1987

The Separation Of Powers Doctrine And The Regulatory Agencies After Bowsher V. Synar, Daniel J. Gifford

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Bowsher v. Synar is the latest in a series of recent cases in which the Supreme Court has elaborated upon and applied the separation of powers doctrine. The Court has cast many of these decisions in wooden, overly conceptual terms, exposing the Court to criticism that it has imposed an elaborately refined organizational framework upon the federal government going vastly beyond the pragmatic intention of the Framers. Despite the inadequacy of the Court's reasoning, however, this Article contends that, overall, the Court's recent decisions possess an underlying merit: They contain the foundation upon which a new and coherent ...


The Juvenile Court Meets The Principle Of The Offense: Legislative Changes In Juvenile Waiver Statutes, Barry C. Feld Jan 1987

The Juvenile Court Meets The Principle Of The Offense: Legislative Changes In Juvenile Waiver Statutes, Barry C. Feld

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At its inception the juvenile court was characterized by procedural informality and individualized, offender-oriented dispositions. Subsequent to the U.S. Supreme Court's 'Gault' decision, which mandated procedural safeguards in the adjudication of delinquency, juvenile court procedures became more formal in the interest of protecting the rights of juveniles, but individualized, offender-oriented dispositions were preserved. The inability of proponents of juvenile rehabilitation to demonstrate the effectiveness of parens patriae intervention, however, has led an increasing number of States to incorporate 'just deserts' sentencing principles in their juvenile justice systems. This emphasis is evidenced in the waiver of juvenile offenders for ...


Judicial Trial Skills Training, Stephen Simon, Bertrand Poritsky Jan 1987

Judicial Trial Skills Training, Stephen Simon, Bertrand Poritsky

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The University of Minnesota Law School and the Minnesota Supreme Court Office of Continuing Education for State Court Personnel have initiated a unique and dynamic Judicial Trial Skills Training Program. Newly appointed judges participate in videotaped simulated trials designed to present the participating judges with numerous evidentiary and trial relationship issues. The videotapes of these trials are reviewed and cri- tiqued by the participating judge and a senior judge to give the participat-' ingjudges immediate feedback on their performance. The review session is used to discuss the various skills that judges must develop in order to conduct fair and efficient ...