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Federalizing Public Education, Thomas Kleven Jul 2015

Federalizing Public Education, Thomas Kleven

Thomas Kleven

This article assesses the case for federalizing public education in the United States. The starting point is a conception of democracy I call equitable sharing, meaning that the goods of social life must be equitably distributed among all society’s members. I argue that equitable sharing mandates society to ensure that all children have access to a relatively equal educational opportunity—i.e., a comparable opportunity to advance educationally as far as their abilities, interests and willingness to strive allow—at least through elementary and secondary school. To set the stage for discussing the merits of federalization, I examine various ...


Research Handbook On Public Choice And Public Law, Anne O'Connell, Daniel Farber Mar 2015

Research Handbook On Public Choice And Public Law, Anne O'Connell, Daniel Farber

Daniel A Farber

No abstract provided.


Introduction: A Brief Trajectory Of Public Choice And Public Law, Daniel Farber, Anne O'Connell Mar 2015

Introduction: A Brief Trajectory Of Public Choice And Public Law, Daniel Farber, Anne O'Connell

Daniel A Farber

No abstract provided.


More Information, More Ripoffs: Experiments With Public And Private Information In Markets With Asymmetric Information, Bart Wilson Aug 2014

More Information, More Ripoffs: Experiments With Public And Private Information In Markets With Asymmetric Information, Bart Wilson

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


The Ecological And Civil Mainsprings Of Property: An Experimental Economic History Of Whalers’ Rules Of Capture, Bart Wilson, Taylor Jaworski, Karl Schurter, Andrew Smyth Aug 2014

The Ecological And Civil Mainsprings Of Property: An Experimental Economic History Of Whalers’ Rules Of Capture, Bart Wilson, Taylor Jaworski, Karl Schurter, Andrew Smyth

Bart J Wilson

This paper uses a laboratory experiment to probe the proposition that property emerges anarchically out of social custom. We test the hypothesis that whalers in the 18th and 19th century developed rules of conduct that minimized the sum of the transaction and production costs of capturing their prey, the primary implication being that different ecological conditions lead to different rules of capture. Holding everything else constant, we find that simply imposing two different types of prey is insufficient to observe two different rules of capture. Another factor is essential, namely that the members of the community are civil-minded.


Exchange, Theft And The Social Formation Of Property, Bart Wilson, Erik Kimbrough, Vernon Smith Aug 2014

Exchange, Theft And The Social Formation Of Property, Bart Wilson, Erik Kimbrough, Vernon Smith

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


Social Preferences Aren't Preferences, Bart Wilson Aug 2014

Social Preferences Aren't Preferences, Bart Wilson

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


Discovering Economics In The Classroom With Experimental Economics And Teh Scottish Enlightenment, Bart Wilson, Taylor Jaworski, Vernon Smith Aug 2014

Discovering Economics In The Classroom With Experimental Economics And Teh Scottish Enlightenment, Bart Wilson, Taylor Jaworski, Vernon Smith

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


The Odyssey Of The United States Road To Torture-How Did The United States Become A Waterboarder?, Robert Bloom Oct 2013

The Odyssey Of The United States Road To Torture-How Did The United States Become A Waterboarder?, Robert Bloom

Robert Bloom

United States after 9/11 decided to ignore various international laws and engaged in torture. Talk focused on how a democratic nation with high moral values could engage in such activity


History Of American Legal Education, With An Emphasis On Clinical Education, Robert Bloom Oct 2013

History Of American Legal Education, With An Emphasis On Clinical Education, Robert Bloom

Robert Bloom

No abstract provided.


Discourse Or Merely Noise? Regarding The Disagreement On Undocumented Migrants, Markus Gunneflo, Niklas Selberg Sep 2012

Discourse Or Merely Noise? Regarding The Disagreement On Undocumented Migrants, Markus Gunneflo, Niklas Selberg

Niklas Selberg

Drawing on Jacques Rancière’s theorising of the political, this article analyses the disagreement on undocumented migrants in recent legislation in Sweden and within the European Union as well as in Swedish labour union practice. Both the consensus understanding of the issue of undocumented migrants and the materialisation of dissensus through the political activities of undocumented migrants are studied. The aims of the article are: firstly, to show that undocumented migrants in Sweden engage in a political struggle that is not recognised as such, to analyse the structure or conditions of possibility of this non-recognition, and finally, to analyse the ...


Fiduciary Accounting : Principles, Modern Applications, Illustrations, Katheleen Guzman, Mark Gillett, Kelly Bruns Jun 2012

Fiduciary Accounting : Principles, Modern Applications, Illustrations, Katheleen Guzman, Mark Gillett, Kelly Bruns

Mark R Gillett

No abstract provided.


Environmental Law And Policy: Nature, Law And Society, Zygmunt Plater, Robert Abrams, Robert Graham, Lisa Heinzerling, David Wirth, Noah Hall Nov 2011

Environmental Law And Policy: Nature, Law And Society, Zygmunt Plater, Robert Abrams, Robert Graham, Lisa Heinzerling, David Wirth, Noah Hall

David A. Wirth

This user-friendly book - noted for its comprehensive legal process approach to the depth and complexity of modern environmental law - gives students a solid doctrinal footing in the law and helps build their analytical skills. Environmental Law and Policy: Nature, Law, and Society, Fourth Edition, uses the legal process approach, building on a base of common law and constitutional law and continuing on to statutory and administrative law, to illustrate both the structure of the law and how it works.

Among the attributes that have made this classroom-tested casebook a favorite:

coverage not only of the staples of environmental law but ...


Criminal Procedure: The Constitution And The Police, 6th, Mark Brodin, Robert Bloom Oct 2011

Criminal Procedure: The Constitution And The Police, 6th, Mark Brodin, Robert Bloom

Robert M. Bloom

Examples & Explanations: Criminal Procedure: The Constitution and the Police, Sixth Edition, using the method that has made it such a successful resource for students, continues to present the discussion of criminal procedure in a way that mirrors the sequence of real-life events in law enforcement.


Lawyers And Fundamental Moral Responsibility, Daniel Coquillette, R. Michael Cassidy, Judith Mcmorrow Oct 2011

Lawyers And Fundamental Moral Responsibility, Daniel Coquillette, R. Michael Cassidy, Judith Mcmorrow

Judith A. McMorrow

The materials in this book are organized around specific problems designed to encourage and focus class discussion. There are two other inherent organizing principles of the materials in this book. First, the philosophical materials are in the rough order in which the ideas themselves evolved in the history of philosophy. The materials have been revised since the book first was published in 1995 to address some of the burning ethical problems of our day, including terrorism, national security, and abuse of government power. The Second Edition also is reorganized to assist students to better appreciate philosophical theories underpinning discourse about ...


Foreword - In Memory Of Robert J. Lipkin, James May, Erin Daly, Robert Hayman Feb 2011

Foreword - In Memory Of Robert J. Lipkin, James May, Erin Daly, Robert Hayman

Robert L. Hayman

This is a foreword to a compendium of writings by our lost friend and colleague, Bobby Lipkin, collected within a special issue of the Widener Law Review. Bobby’s constitutionalism beholds and celebrates that "no constitutional truths emanate from either politically unaccountable" courts or from paradigmatically imperfect constitutional legal theories. Rather, Bobby’s constitutionalism was participatory and justificatory: it derives from the Constitution’s republican democracy. The Constitution means what We the People allow it to mean at constitutional inflection points in our nation’s history. We miss Bobby dearly.


Foreword - In Memory Of Robert J. Lipkin, James May, Erin Daly, Robert Hayman Feb 2011

Foreword - In Memory Of Robert J. Lipkin, James May, Erin Daly, Robert Hayman

Erin Daly

This is a foreword to a compendium of writings by our lost friend and colleague, Bobby Lipkin, collected within a special issue of the Widener Law Review. Bobby’s constitutionalism beholds and celebrates that "no constitutional truths emanate from either politically unaccountable" courts or from paradigmatically imperfect constitutional legal theories. Rather, Bobby’s constitutionalism was participatory and justificatory: it derives from the Constitution’s republican democracy. The Constitution means what We the People allow it to mean at constitutional inflection points in our nation’s history. We miss Bobby dearly.


Turning Anti-Discrimination Laws On Their Head: Using Rhetoric To Attempt To Turn The Medicine Into The Illness, Todd Tolin Dec 2010

Turning Anti-Discrimination Laws On Their Head: Using Rhetoric To Attempt To Turn The Medicine Into The Illness, Todd Tolin

Law School Student Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Presidential Succession And Inability: Before And After The Twenty-Fifth Amendment, John D. Feerick Dec 2010

Presidential Succession And Inability: Before And After The Twenty-Fifth Amendment, John D. Feerick

Fordham Law Review

The Framers of the Constitution did not spend a great deal of time on the succession provisions, but just enough to get the nation started. The Twenty-Fifth Amendment answered questions they left open in the area of presidential inability and gave further significance to the Vice Presidency, which had been adopted almost as an afterthought. As strong as the system of presidential succession may appear, complacency can easily set in, leading to an unwillingness to confront gaps and defects that reveal themselves along the way.

Several gaps in the area of presidential inability are triggered by the absence of any ...


Knowledge And Education: Pro-Access Implications Of New Technologies, Dalindyebo Shabalala Dec 2010

Knowledge And Education: Pro-Access Implications Of New Technologies, Dalindyebo Shabalala

School of Law Faculty Publications

This book examines the social impact of intellectual property laws. It addresses issues and trends relating to health, food security, education, new technologies, preservation of bio-cultural heritage and contemporary challenges in promoting the arts. It explores how intellectual property frameworks could be better calibrated to meet socio-economic needs in countries at different stages of development, with local contexts and culture in mind. A resource for policy-makers, stakeholders, non-profits and students, this volume furthermore highlights alternative modes of innovation that are emerging to address such diverse challenges as neglected or resurgent diseases in developing countries and the harnessing of creative possibilities ...


Back Matter Dec 2010

Back Matter

Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law

No abstract provided.


Hispanic National Bar Association Commission On The Status Of Latinas In The Legal Profession: Study On Latina Attorneys In The Public Interest Sector, Jill Lynch Cruz, Melinda S. Molina, Jenny Rivera Dec 2010

Hispanic National Bar Association Commission On The Status Of Latinas In The Legal Profession: Study On Latina Attorneys In The Public Interest Sector, Jill Lynch Cruz, Melinda S. Molina, Jenny Rivera

City University of New York Law Review

This Report was originally prepared for and published by the Hispanic National Bar Association.


State Of Utah V. Gary Lee Moody : Reply Brief, Utah Court Of Appeals Dec 2010

State Of Utah V. Gary Lee Moody : Reply Brief, Utah Court Of Appeals

Utah Court of Appeals Briefs (2007– )

Appeal from a judgment of conviction for Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult, a third degree felony, in violation of Utah Code Ann. § 76-5-11 l(4)(b)(ii) (Supp. 2007); and Issuing a Bad Check or Draft, a third degree felony, in violation of Utah Code Ann. § 76-6-505(1) (Supp. 2007), in the Third Judicial District, in and for Salt Lake County, State of Utah, the Honorable Randall Skanchy presiding.


Front Matter Dec 2010

Front Matter

City University of New York Law Review

No abstract provided.


Introduction To The Cuny Law Review Dec 2010

Introduction To The Cuny Law Review

City University of New York Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Conversation With Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, Jonathan Lippman Dec 2010

A Conversation With Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, Jonathan Lippman

City University of New York Law Review

Dean Michelle Anderson welcomed New York Court of Appeals Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman to the City University of New York School of Law on February 3, 2011 to discuss his vision of what fully-realized justice for poor people can look like in the state of New York. The Chief Judge was introduced, first, by CUNY Law Review Editor-in-Chief Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan who commended him for his commitment to fully-funded legal services. The Chief Judge was then introduced by Dean Michelle Anderson who lauded him for his leadership with the Launch Pad for Justice Program, and Professor Natalie Gomez-Velez who ...


Law Reform And Transformative Change: A Panel At Cuny Law, Rikke Mananzala, Soniya Munshi, Nadia Qurashi, Elana Redfield, Dean Spade Dec 2010

Law Reform And Transformative Change: A Panel At Cuny Law, Rikke Mananzala, Soniya Munshi, Nadia Qurashi, Elana Redfield, Dean Spade

City University of New York Law Review

A panel discussion with Rickke Mananzala, Soniya Munshi, Nadia Qurashi, Elana Redfield, and Dean Spade. April 1, 2010


Promoting Self-Sufficiency? How Hra's Exclusion Of Incarceration From The Definition Of "Temporary Absence" Contradicts Statutory Mandates And Hurts New York Families, Matthew P. Main Dec 2010

Promoting Self-Sufficiency? How Hra's Exclusion Of Incarceration From The Definition Of "Temporary Absence" Contradicts Statutory Mandates And Hurts New York Families, Matthew P. Main

City University of New York Law Review

The New York City Human Resources Administration has implemented a policy that has a punitive and disproportionate impact on poor families of color. The policy departs from the legislative mandate to support New York’s neediest and most at risk by arbitrarily excluding incarceration from the definition of “temporary absence,” as it applies to the Cash Assistance program. Aside from the discriminatory impact on poor children and families, the policy decision comes at a higher cost to New York taxpayers in the midst of a financial crisis. This Comment evaluates the legal flaws in the policy, the persons it targets ...


Advocacy For Tenant And Community Empowerment: Reflections On My First Year In Practice, Shekar Krishnan Dec 2010

Advocacy For Tenant And Community Empowerment: Reflections On My First Year In Practice, Shekar Krishnan

City University of New York Law Review

In May 2009, the landlord of a rent-stabilized building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn openly declared his intention to force out the current tenants if they did not leave on their own. Located on North 8th Street right off trendy Bedford Avenue, the property was prime real estate in Williamsburg. The only obstacles that stood between the landlord and the potential for him to reap large profits were the rent-stabilized status of the building and all the tenants who paid the regulated rent, a fraction of the market rate. Once he forced those tenants to leave, he could “gut rehab” the apartments ...


Irs Breaks With Tax Court On Deduction Limits, Kimberly Stanley Dec 2010

Irs Breaks With Tax Court On Deduction Limits, Kimberly Stanley

Publications

The deduction of home mortgage interest is one of the most valuable and hotly debated benefits provided in the tax code to individuals. Since 1987, the code has restricted the interest deduction based on the amount of home mortgage debt the taxpayer has incurred, and the reasons for the debt. In a recent ruling, however, the Internal Revenue Service announced it would not follow a court ruling that limited the amount of deductible home mortgage interest — noteworthy because this time the IRS ruled in the taxpayer's favor.