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2006

Washington University in St. Louis

Comparative law

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Judicial Reform: Conflicting Aims And Imperfect Models, John Owen Haley Jan 2006

Judicial Reform: Conflicting Aims And Imperfect Models, John Owen Haley

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

I wish simply to attempt to identify a few underlying problems that appear to inhibit effective reforms from achieving broadly shared goals. In so doing, I suggest a research agenda designed to develop feasible solutions.


Does Ukraine Need A Comprehensive Statute To “Control” Private Data Controllers?, Olena Dmytrenko, Cara D. Cutler Jan 2006

Does Ukraine Need A Comprehensive Statute To “Control” Private Data Controllers?, Olena Dmytrenko, Cara D. Cutler

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

This Article considers whether a European Union model of data protection, predominately in the form of a comprehensive statute, or a U.S. model of data protection, favoring industry self-regulation enhanced by sectoral legislation, would be best for Ukraine. This Article argues that a comprehensive statute may fit more easily into Ukraine's civil law culture and may prove to be a requirement necessary for the country to obtain its goal of accession to the European Union. However, until Ukraine builds a strong democratic legacy, a rapid transplant of the European Union-style comprehensive statute may be detrimental to nurturing nascent ...


Reforming The Brazilian Supreme Federal Court: A Comparative Approach, Maria Angela Jardim De Santa Cruz Oliveira Jan 2006

Reforming The Brazilian Supreme Federal Court: A Comparative Approach, Maria Angela Jardim De Santa Cruz Oliveira

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

This Article defends giving the SFC power to issue provisional measures to stay the proceedings of identical cases in lower courts when the constitutional controversy has already been presented before the SFC.


Introduction: Regulatory Takings Viewed Through Cross-National Comparative Lenses, Rachelle Alterman Jan 2006

Introduction: Regulatory Takings Viewed Through Cross-National Comparative Lenses, Rachelle Alterman

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

This two-volume Symposium covers eleven advanced economy, democratic countries and represents a wide variety of laws and practices.


China's Cities, Globalization, And Sustainable Development: Comparative Thoughts On Urban Planning, Energy, And Environmental Policy, Edward H. Ziegler Jr. Jan 2006

China's Cities, Globalization, And Sustainable Development: Comparative Thoughts On Urban Planning, Energy, And Environmental Policy, Edward H. Ziegler Jr.

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

This Article notes that despite China’s policy to encourage automobile ownership, China’s urban planning policies seem aimed at avoiding the development of a completely automobile dependent economy and culture, unlike the United States’ economy and culture. This Article concludes with the observation that growth management and energy policies in both the United States and China appear to be on a collision course with the new global energy and environmental realities of the twenty-first century.


Conflicting Policies: Special Education And High Stakes Testing In The United States And England, Joanna Franks Sackel Jan 2006

Conflicting Policies: Special Education And High Stakes Testing In The United States And England, Joanna Franks Sackel

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

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