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Análisis Económico De La Prueba De Oficio, Sebastian Gabriel Arruiz Dec 2016

Análisis Económico De La Prueba De Oficio, Sebastian Gabriel Arruiz

The Latin American and Iberian Journal of Law and Economics

The aim of this article is to analyze the consequences of proof ordered by the judge on his own, without any party request, in an adversarial trial.

I will demonstrate that proof ordered by the court on its own is against an adversarial system because it violates the principle of judicial impartiality. I will also conclude that this kind of proof is inefficient because it replaces activity that might be fulfilled by the parties with lower costs; it reduces the incentives for the parties to prove; it introduces distortions in legal professional services; and it increases the probability of making ...


Justice Scalia, The Establishment Clause, And Christian Privilege, Caroline Mala Corbin Dec 2016

Justice Scalia, The Establishment Clause, And Christian Privilege, Caroline Mala Corbin

Articles

No abstract provided.


The Contributions Of Louis Brandeis To The Law Of Lawyering, John S. Dzienkowski Dec 2016

The Contributions Of Louis Brandeis To The Law Of Lawyering, John S. Dzienkowski

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Understanding The Aggregate Effects Of Criminal Prevention Policy: The Role Of Relative Safety In Argentina, Pablo Schiaffino, Sora Marcos, Martín Tetaz Dec 2016

Understanding The Aggregate Effects Of Criminal Prevention Policy: The Role Of Relative Safety In Argentina, Pablo Schiaffino, Sora Marcos, Martín Tetaz

The Latin American and Iberian Journal of Law and Economics

Criminal prevention policies necessarily affect safety in all neighborhoods at the same time, given the existing spillovers these policies entail. Thus they affect not only absolute but also relative safety in each neighborhood. This analysis studies how the perceived relative safety of one’s own neighborhood affects neighborhood satisfaction, which is one of the determinants of life satisfaction, and finds there is a diminishing marginal utility of relative safety.

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Dado que las políticas adoptadas para prevenir el crimen en un vecindario particular determinan los incentivos de los potenciales delincuentes, éstas afectan la seguridad de todos los vecindarios a nivel ...


De Jure And De Facto Institutions – Disentangling The Interrelationships, Jacek Lewkowicz, Katarzyna Metelska-Szaniawska Dec 2016

De Jure And De Facto Institutions – Disentangling The Interrelationships, Jacek Lewkowicz, Katarzyna Metelska-Szaniawska

The Latin American and Iberian Journal of Law and Economics

In this paper we contribute to the debate on the nature of institutions and their economic effects by extending the focus to the de jure de facto institutional distinction. Firstly, we define and conceptualize de facto institutions, as well as elaborate on their place in the broad institutional system and identification. Then we investigate the possible interrelationships between de facto and de jure institutions. Finally, we make a link between these interrelationships and economic outcomes. In this way the paper fills an underexploited niche in institutional research, which is a major background for law and economics.

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Introduction, Angela Olivia Burton Dec 2016

Introduction, Angela Olivia Burton

City University of New York Law Review

No abstract provided.


However Kindly Intentioned: Structural Racism And Volunteer Casa Programs, Amy Mulzer, Tara Urs Dec 2016

However Kindly Intentioned: Structural Racism And Volunteer Casa Programs, Amy Mulzer, Tara Urs

City University of New York Law Review

No abstract provided.


Is The Internet Rotting Oklahoma Law?, Lee F. Peoples Dec 2016

Is The Internet Rotting Oklahoma Law?, Lee F. Peoples

Tulsa Law Review

No abstract provided.


Nuisance And The Normative Boundaries Of Ownership, Christopher Essert Dec 2016

Nuisance And The Normative Boundaries Of Ownership, Christopher Essert

Tulsa Law Review

A nuisance is an unreasonable interference with an owner’s right to use and enjoy her land. The tort of nuisance must be understood if we are to understand the nature, scope, and justification of private property rights. As the latter task is among the most important ones facing legal and political philosophers in a democratic society, such as ours, the former is crucial. Yet, we lack anything like a viable theory of nuisance law. The two most prominent—the economic view and the physical-invasion view—both fail, doc-trinally and normatively. Things are so bad for nuisance that it has ...


Prospects For Cooperation On Tackling Nuclear And Radiological Terrorism In South Asia: India–Pakistan Nuclear Detection Architecture, Muhammad Umer Khan Dec 2016

Prospects For Cooperation On Tackling Nuclear And Radiological Terrorism In South Asia: India–Pakistan Nuclear Detection Architecture, Muhammad Umer Khan

International Journal of Nuclear Security

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Sha-1 File Hash Collisions On Digital Forensic Imaging: A Follow-Up Experiment, Gary C. Kessler Dec 2016

The Impact Of Sha-1 File Hash Collisions On Digital Forensic Imaging: A Follow-Up Experiment, Gary C. Kessler

Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law

A previous paper described an experiment showing that Message Digest 5 (MD5) hash collisions of files have no impact on integrity verification in the forensic imaging process. This paper describes a similar experiment applied when two files have a Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-1) collision.


Quintavalle: The Quandary In Bioethics, Lisa Cherkassky Dec 2016

Quintavalle: The Quandary In Bioethics, Lisa Cherkassky

Journal of Law and Health

The case of R. (Quintavalle) v. Human Fertilisation Embryology Authority (and Secretary of State for Health) presents a handful of legal problems. The biggest legal query to arise from the case is the inevitable harvest of babies, toddlers and very young children for their bone marrow. This article unpacks the judicial story behind Quintavalle to reveal how the strict provisions of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 - namely ‘suitable condition’ under schedule 2 paragraph 1(1)(a) and ‘treatment services’ and ‘assisting’ under section 2(1) - were widely misinterpreted to introduce the social selection of embryos into law. The ...


Save Thousands Of Lives Every Year: Resuscitate The Peer Review Privilege, Alan G. Williams Dec 2016

Save Thousands Of Lives Every Year: Resuscitate The Peer Review Privilege, Alan G. Williams

Journal of Law and Health

Doctors make mistakes—preventable medical mistakes—that kill or seriously injure patients. The best way to reduce these preventable errors is through a medical peer review process typically referred to as a "morbidity and mortality conference." However, over the past twenty years, federal and state courts, state legislatures, and state voters have effectively gutted the morbidity and mortality conference (M&M) as a remedial and preventative tool, resulting in tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths every year. Doctors need our help restoring the effectiveness of M&Ms. Congress has created the means to do so; now, all the courts need do is use it. Otherwise, what has been happening over the last two decades will continue—physicians will fear the M&M, will either not participate in M&Ms or not participate fully, medical errors ...


Healer, Witness, Or Double Agent? Reexamining The Ethics Of Forensic Psychiatry, Matthew U. Scherer Dec 2016

Healer, Witness, Or Double Agent? Reexamining The Ethics Of Forensic Psychiatry, Matthew U. Scherer

Journal of Law and Health

In recent years, psychiatrists have become ever more prevalent in American courtrooms. Consequently, the issue of when the usual rules of medical ethics should apply to forensic psychiatric encounters has taken on increased importance and is a continuing topic of discussion among both legal and medical scholars. A number of approaches to the problem of forensic psychiatric ethics have been proposed, but none adequately addresses the issues that arise when a forensic encounter develops therapeutic characteristics. This article looks to the rules governing the lawyer-client relationship as a model for a new approach to forensic psychiatric ethics. This new model ...


Expansion Of Employee Wellness Programs Under Ppaca Creates Additional Barriers To Healthcare Insurance For Individuals With Disabilities, Amy B. Cheng Dec 2016

Expansion Of Employee Wellness Programs Under Ppaca Creates Additional Barriers To Healthcare Insurance For Individuals With Disabilities, Amy B. Cheng

Journal of Law and Health

There are many barriers to healthcare for the general population that has been documented throughout the years, with one particularly affected group being individuals with disabilities. One identified healthcare barrier for individuals with disabilities is the inability to gain access to the healthcare system through health insurance. While many attempts have been made to resolve this issue, serious problems have yet to be resolved. The Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA) attempted to solve the issue by expanding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996’s (HIPAA) current regulations on employee wellness programs. The relevant regulations govern employee wellness ...


Mending Invisible Wounds: The Efficacy And Legality Of Mdma-Assisted Psychotherapy In United States' Veterans Suffering With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Jonathan Perry Dec 2016

Mending Invisible Wounds: The Efficacy And Legality Of Mdma-Assisted Psychotherapy In United States' Veterans Suffering With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Jonathan Perry

Journal of Law and Health

Though Veteran Affairs has provided crucial life sustaining—and often lifesaving—treatments to returning soldiers, the substantial and ever-increasing rates of veteran suicides, drug addictions, and criminal behavior indicate a need for broader options in treatment. One of the most profound discoveries uncovered through MDMA-assisted psychotherapy research is MDMA’s facilitation of the alleviation of addictive behavior in subjects, and, as a result, an alleviation of addictions in general. Addiction is one of the key symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and drug abuse plays a large role in the other afflictions suffered by veterans, namely criminal activity and a ...


Funding Long-Term Services And Supports (Ltss) For Working Aged Disabled Americans, Helen L. Rapp Dec 2016

Funding Long-Term Services And Supports (Ltss) For Working Aged Disabled Americans, Helen L. Rapp

Journal of Law and Health

There are a multitude of dilemmas faced today by over 3 million significantly disabled Americans, many of whom depend on Medicaid for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) in obtaining the services they need to simply live. While the landmark 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has done a lot to improve the lives of people with disabilities, the reality is that using Medicaid as the vehicle for funding LTSS places unreasonable restrictions on disabled people who want to live independent lives and be as successful as possible.

The Federal Government must change funding for LTSS in order to provide disabled ...


The Future Of Law And Economics And The Calabresian External Moral Costs, Ariel Porat Dec 2016

The Future Of Law And Economics And The Calabresian External Moral Costs, Ariel Porat

Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers

No abstract provided.


The Future Of Law And Economics And The Calabresian External Moral Costs, Ariel Porat Dec 2016

The Future Of Law And Economics And The Calabresian External Moral Costs, Ariel Porat

Coase-Sandor Working Paper Series in Law and Economics

No abstract provided.


Family Defense And The Disappearing Problem-Solving Court, Jane M. Spinak Dec 2016

Family Defense And The Disappearing Problem-Solving Court, Jane M. Spinak

City University of New York Law Review

No abstract provided.


Front Matter Dec 2016

Front Matter

City University of New York Law Review

No abstract provided.


Safeguarding The Rights Of Parents With Intellectual Disabilities In Child Welfare Cases: The Convergence Of Social Science And Law, Robyn M. Powell Dec 2016

Safeguarding The Rights Of Parents With Intellectual Disabilities In Child Welfare Cases: The Convergence Of Social Science And Law, Robyn M. Powell

City University of New York Law Review

No abstract provided.


Ambivalence About Parenting: An Overview For Lawyers Representing Parents In Child Welfare Proceedings, Lisa Beneventano, Colleen Manwell Dec 2016

Ambivalence About Parenting: An Overview For Lawyers Representing Parents In Child Welfare Proceedings, Lisa Beneventano, Colleen Manwell

City University of New York Law Review

No abstract provided.


Inequity In Private Child Custody Litigation, Dale Margolin Cecka Dec 2016

Inequity In Private Child Custody Litigation, Dale Margolin Cecka

City University of New York Law Review

No abstract provided.


Afterword, Matthew I. Fraidin Dec 2016

Afterword, Matthew I. Fraidin

City University of New York Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Md5 File Hash Collisions On Digital Forensic Imaging, Gary C. Kessler Dec 2016

The Impact Of Md5 File Hash Collisions On Digital Forensic Imaging, Gary C. Kessler

Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law

The Message Digest 5 (MD5) hash is commonly used as for integrity verification in the forensic imaging process. The ability to force MD5 hash collisions has been a reality for more than a decade, although there is a general consensus that hash collisions are of minimal impact to the practice of computer forensics. This paper describes an experiment to determine the results of imaging two disks that are identical except for one file, the two versions of which have different content but otherwise occupy the same byte positions on the disk, are the same size, and have the same hash ...


Beps And The New International Tax Order, Allison Christians Dec 2016

Beps And The New International Tax Order, Allison Christians

BYU Law Review

Nations across the world are currently engaged in a coordinated international effort, ostensibly to curb excessive tax avoidance by the world’s biggest multinational companies. This Article contends, however, that the most likely impact will be to entrench a monopoly held by a small number of rich countries over the policymaking processes that created the tax avoidance problem to begin with. To examine this contention and probe possible solutions to it, the Article considers the legal and institutional components of the coordination project, by situating them historically and analyzing their multi-functionality as both norm diffusion and institutional reinforcement mechanisms. The ...


Competitiveness, Tax Base Erosion, And The Essential Dilemma Of Corporate Tax Reform, Kimberly A. Clausing Dec 2016

Competitiveness, Tax Base Erosion, And The Essential Dilemma Of Corporate Tax Reform, Kimberly A. Clausing

BYU Law Review

Label contradicts reality for the U.S. international corporate tax system. The U.S. system is typically labeled as a worldwide tax system with a statutory rate of 35%, both uncommon features among our trading partners. Yet these markers of the U.S. tax system do not accurately describe reality, where multinational firms routinely face far lower effective tax rates and little, if any, tax is collected on foreign income. Understanding this discrepancy between label and reality is essential to evaluate recent policy debates surrounding corporate inversions and the competitiveness of the U.S. international tax system. Although there is ...


Defending Worldwide Taxation With A Shareholder-Based Definition Of Corporate Residence, J. Clifton Fleming Jr., Robert J. Peroni, Stephen E. Shay Dec 2016

Defending Worldwide Taxation With A Shareholder-Based Definition Of Corporate Residence, J. Clifton Fleming Jr., Robert J. Peroni, Stephen E. Shay

BYU Law Review

This Article argues that a principled, efficient, and practical definition of corporate residence is necessary even if some form of corporate integration is adopted, and that such a definition is a key element in designing either a real worldwide or a territorial income tax system as well as a potential restraint on the inversion phenomenon. The Article proposes that the United States adopt a shareholder-based definition of corporate residence that is structured as follows: 1. A foreign corporation is a U.S. tax resident for any year if fifty percent or more of its shares, determined by vote or value ...


Developing Countries In An Age Of Transparency And Disclosure, Diane Ring Dec 2016

Developing Countries In An Age Of Transparency And Disclosure, Diane Ring

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.