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A Poster Child For Us (Symposium: The Effects Of Capital Punishment On The Administration Of Justice), Robert Blecker Jan 2006

A Poster Child For Us (Symposium: The Effects Of Capital Punishment On The Administration Of Justice), Robert Blecker

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Narrative, Disability, And Identity, David Engel, Frank W. Munger Jan 2006

Narrative, Disability, And Identity, David Engel, Frank W. Munger

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On Being Among Friends: A Response To Eugene Garver’S For The Sake Of Argument, Richard Sherwin Jan 2006

On Being Among Friends: A Response To Eugene Garver’S For The Sake Of Argument, Richard Sherwin

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The Cherry Valley Case: How Wrong Can Economists Be About Salvage?, Michael B.W. Sinclair Jan 2006

The Cherry Valley Case: How Wrong Can Economists Be About Salvage?, Michael B.W. Sinclair

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International Human Rights And Comparative Mental Disability Law: The Role Of Institutional Psychiatry In The Suppression Of Political Dissent, Michael L. Perlin Jan 2006

International Human Rights And Comparative Mental Disability Law: The Role Of Institutional Psychiatry In The Suppression Of Political Dissent, Michael L. Perlin

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For many years, institutional psychiatry was a major tool in the suppression of political dissent. Moreover, it appears painfully clear that, while the worst excesses of the past have mostly disappeared, the problem is not limited to the pages of history. What is more, the revelations of the worst of these abuses (and the concomitant rectification of many of them) may, paradoxically, have created the false illusion that all the major problems attendant to questions of institutional treatment and conditions in these nations have been solved. This is decidedly not so.

Remarkably, the issue of the human rights of persons ...


Compulsory Licenses In Peer-To-Peer File Sharing: A Workable Solution?, Michael Botein, Edward Samuels Jan 2006

Compulsory Licenses In Peer-To-Peer File Sharing: A Workable Solution?, Michael Botein, Edward Samuels

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Why People Who Face Losing Their Homes In Legal Proceedings Must Have A Right To Counsel, Andrew Scherer Jan 2006

Why People Who Face Losing Their Homes In Legal Proceedings Must Have A Right To Counsel, Andrew Scherer

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Gender Stereotyping: Expanding The Boundaries Of Title Vii: Proceedings Of The 2006 Annual Meeting, Association Of American Law Schools, Section On Employment Discrimination Law, Michelle A. Travis, Arthur S. Leonard, Joann Williams, Mirriam Cherry Jan 2006

Gender Stereotyping: Expanding The Boundaries Of Title Vii: Proceedings Of The 2006 Annual Meeting, Association Of American Law Schools, Section On Employment Discrimination Law, Michelle A. Travis, Arthur S. Leonard, Joann Williams, Mirriam Cherry

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The 2004-2005 Amendments To The Community Reinvestment Act Regulations: For Communities One Step Forward And Three Steps Back, Richard D. Marsico Jan 2006

The 2004-2005 Amendments To The Community Reinvestment Act Regulations: For Communities One Step Forward And Three Steps Back, Richard D. Marsico

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In 2001, the four federal banking agencies that enforce the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) began a review of CRA regulations they adopted in 1995. The review lasted until they issued amendments in 2004 and 2005. The review process was controversial, tortuous, and divisive. By the time it was over, residents of the communities the CRA was intended to benefit, including low- and moderate-income and predominantly minority neighborhoods, gained a victory in their efforts to promote community reinvestment and economic development, but also lost significant ground. The victory was strengthened regulation of subprime and predatory lending. The losses included a reduction ...


The ‘Rule Of Law’ And The Military Commission, Stephen Ellmann Jan 2006

The ‘Rule Of Law’ And The Military Commission, Stephen Ellmann

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Only A Sith Thinks Like That: Llewellyn's "Dueling Canons," One To Seven, Michael B.W. Sinclair Jan 2006

Only A Sith Thinks Like That: Llewellyn's "Dueling Canons," One To Seven, Michael B.W. Sinclair

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You Got No Secrets To Conceal: Considering The Application Of The Tarasoff Doctrine Abroad, Michael L. Perlin Jan 2006

You Got No Secrets To Conceal: Considering The Application Of The Tarasoff Doctrine Abroad, Michael L. Perlin

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Securing A Civil Right To Counsel: The Importance Of Collaborating, Andrew Scherer Jan 2006

Securing A Civil Right To Counsel: The Importance Of Collaborating, Andrew Scherer

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Dependency By Law: Poverty, Identity, And Welfare Privatization, Frank W. Munger Jan 2006

Dependency By Law: Poverty, Identity, And Welfare Privatization, Frank W. Munger

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Privatization of welfare reflects the political pressure to limit public responsibility for protection of social citizenship. Recent welfare reforms incorporate three classic market-like privatization mechanisms--contracting out services forcing allocation of a limited pool of benefits, and deregulation. Deregulation entails strategic diversion and disqualification of large numbers of would-be applicants who are left without alternatives to the labor market. In this article I discuss an empirical study of the effects of deregulation of welfare on the self-perceptions of recipients. Interviews with recipients and with low-wage health care workers, former recipients, show that, criticisms of welfare notwithstanding, they have embraced welfare reforms ...


Witnesses In The Confrontation Clause: Crawford V. Washington, Noah Webster, And Compulsory Process, Randolph N. Jonakait Jan 2006

Witnesses In The Confrontation Clause: Crawford V. Washington, Noah Webster, And Compulsory Process, Randolph N. Jonakait

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The Authoritative Moment: Exploring The Boundaries Of Interpretation In The Recognition Of Queer Families, Kris Franklin Jan 2006

The Authoritative Moment: Exploring The Boundaries Of Interpretation In The Recognition Of Queer Families, Kris Franklin

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This article examines the boundaries of judicial interpretation as courts struggle to define the families formed by lesbians, gay men and transexuals. It compares the jurisprudence of numerous state courts examining queer families in different contexts. The article identifies three interwoven components of judicial reasoning: "lex" reasoning, grounded in the jurisdiction's binding and persuasive law; factual reasoning in which the courts must categorize queer families as analogous to those the law already recognizes or instead as something quite new and distinct; and finally methodological reasoning, in which courts self-consciously examine the boundaries of their own interpretive authority. Showing that ...


Transnational Criminal Law And Procedure: An Introduction, Sadiq Reza Jan 2006

Transnational Criminal Law And Procedure: An Introduction, Sadiq Reza

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This preface to papers from the criminal law and procedure panels of the AALS Workshop on Integrating Transnational Legal Perspectives Into the First-Year Curriculum, which took place in Washington D.C. in January 2006, suggests a typology of transnational criminal matters - namely, matters of foreign criminal law or procedure, comparative criminal law or procedure, international criminal law or procedure, and extraterritorial aspects of domestic criminal law or procedure - and points readers to other publications on teaching transnational criminal matters in law school. The piece thus introduces the reader not only to the papers from the workshop but to teaching and ...


The Too Easy Historical Assumptions Of Crawford V. Washington, Randolph N. Jonakait Jan 2006

The Too Easy Historical Assumptions Of Crawford V. Washington, Randolph N. Jonakait

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Some Middle-Age Spread, A Few Mood Swings, And Growing Exhaustion: The Human Rights Movement At Middle Age, Penelope Andrews Jan 2006

Some Middle-Age Spread, A Few Mood Swings, And Growing Exhaustion: The Human Rights Movement At Middle Age, Penelope Andrews

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This paper was presented at a symposium, "The Scholar as Activist", dedicated to the work of Nadine Strossen, President of the ACLU. This paper focuses on the subject of international human rights law and the engagement of scholars as activists in this area of law. At fifty-plus years, and therefore soundly middle aged, the global human rights project today provides occasion for reflection and evaluation. This paper observes that human rights have increasingly become the language of progressive politics. In many ways, this focus on human rights globally echoes the struggle for civil liberties and civil rights in the United ...


Transitional Justice: Postwar Legacies (Symposium: The Nuremberg Trials: A Reappraisal And Their Legacy), Ruti Teitel Jan 2006

Transitional Justice: Postwar Legacies (Symposium: The Nuremberg Trials: A Reappraisal And Their Legacy), Ruti Teitel

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Tribute To Justice Antonin Scalia, Nadine Strossen Jan 2006

Tribute To Justice Antonin Scalia, Nadine Strossen

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Making Paper Dolls: How Restrictions On Judicial Review And The Administrative Process Increase Immigration Cases In Federal Court, Lenni B. Benson Jan 2006

Making Paper Dolls: How Restrictions On Judicial Review And The Administrative Process Increase Immigration Cases In Federal Court, Lenni B. Benson

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Today, jurisdiction over immigration law is by no means well defined by clear limits. Limitations on jurisdiction have bred a multitude of litigation. The number of federal court cases reviewing removal orders has increased 970% in the past ten years. As of September 2005, the immigration cases represented 18% of the appellate civil docket.

Congress and the courts are not alone in augmenting the number of immigration cases in the federal courts. Congress has also urged the agencies enforcing the immigration laws to increase enforcement, to reduce backlogs and to make removal more swift and certain. At the same time ...


The Most Dangerous Profession, Rebecca Roiphe Jan 2006

The Most Dangerous Profession, Rebecca Roiphe

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This article chronicles the history of the accounting profession and explains how it has consistently failed to preserve transparency in the markets and protect the public good. I argue that the culture of the profession is due in part to the failure of earlier administrative agencies to retain private auditors for public functions such as ratemaking. Drawing on this insight, I suggest that the culture of professions in general is shaped by the work that professionals do and functions that the profession has historically served.


Open Video Systems: Too Much Regulation Too Late?, Michael Botein Jan 2006

Open Video Systems: Too Much Regulation Too Late?, Michael Botein

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Making America ‘The Land Of Second Chances’: Restoring Socioeconomic Rights For Ex-Offenders, Deborah N. Archer, Kele S. Williams Jan 2006

Making America ‘The Land Of Second Chances’: Restoring Socioeconomic Rights For Ex-Offenders, Deborah N. Archer, Kele S. Williams

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Deductibility Of Treble Damages Paid For Breach Of National Health Service Corps Scholarship Contracts: The Misuse Of I.R.C. 265(A)(1) In Stroud V. United States And Of The Origin Of The Claim Test In Keane V. Commissioner, Richard C.E. Beck Jan 2006

Deductibility Of Treble Damages Paid For Breach Of National Health Service Corps Scholarship Contracts: The Misuse Of I.R.C. 265(A)(1) In Stroud V. United States And Of The Origin Of The Claim Test In Keane V. Commissioner, Richard C.E. Beck

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A deduction for treble damages paid for breach of the taxpayer's National Health Service Corps medical service obligation was erroneously denied under IRC 265(a)(1) in 'Stroud v. US', 906 F. Supp. 990 (1995). The provision does not apply because taxpayer's damages were not a cost of earning a tax-exempt scholarship which had been received many years earlier, but rather a deductible cost of buying out one employment obligation in order to earn taxable income in another. The history of IRC 265(a)(1) is analyzed and criticized. In 'Keane v. CIR', 75 TCM 2046 (1998), the ...


Courtroom Applications Of Virtual Environments, Immersive Virtual Environments, And Collaborative Virtual Environments., Jeremy Bailenson, Jim Blascovich, Andrew Beall, Beth Simone Noveck Jan 2006

Courtroom Applications Of Virtual Environments, Immersive Virtual Environments, And Collaborative Virtual Environments., Jeremy Bailenson, Jim Blascovich, Andrew Beall, Beth Simone Noveck

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This article examines the possibilities and implications of employing virtual environments (VEs), immersive virtual environments (IVEs), and collaborative virtual environments (CVEs) in the courtroom. We argue that the immersive and interactive reality created by these tools adds significant value as a simulation of experience to enhance courtroom practice. The obvious boundaries between real and virtual enhance the attractiveness of these tools as technologies of rhetorical persuasion that can be used to demonstrate subjective perspective, strengthen or impeach the credibility of witnesses, and provide the trier of fact with a better understanding of each side's perception of the facts at ...


Peer To Patent: Collective Intelligence And Intellectual Property Reform, Beth Simone Noveck Jan 2006

Peer To Patent: Collective Intelligence And Intellectual Property Reform, Beth Simone Noveck

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