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Benford's Law Analysis Of 8/8/2017 And 26/10/2017 - Presidential Elections Results In The Republic Of Kenya, Nyagudi M. Nyagudi Nov 2017

Benford's Law Analysis Of 8/8/2017 And 26/10/2017 - Presidential Elections Results In The Republic Of Kenya, Nyagudi M. Nyagudi

Nyagudi M Nyagudi, B.Sc. Math & Phy (Nairobi, 1997), M.Sc. Info. Sys. (equiv. 2013), PhD in Military Informatics(OpenPhD, 2016)

Benford's Law Analysis of 8/8/2017 and 26/10/2017 - Presidential Elections Results in the Republic of Kenya


Doing Deals With Aristotle—Today, Chapin F. Cimino Oct 2017

Doing Deals With Aristotle—Today, Chapin F. Cimino

Seattle University Law Review

This analysis proceeds in six steps. In Part I, this Article sets the stage by describing the problem: while contracting behavior is increasingly complex, contract law and theory remain stubbornly uni-faceted. That is, while contracting and contractors are ever more modern, contract law and theory are ever more traditional. The greater the divide, the less useful contract theory is to contract law, and the less useful contract law is to contractors. This trend does not bode well for the future of contract law or theory. The question is how much of a crisis contract law will have to endure before ...


Teaching International Law: Beyond The Law School Experience, Charlotte Ku Oct 2017

Teaching International Law: Beyond The Law School Experience, Charlotte Ku

Charlotte Ku

As teachers, it is perhaps natural for us to think about teaching in the classroom context, although this panel is demonstrating the teaching opportunities that may exist outside of a single course or courses in international law.


News Media As Mediators, Carol Pauli Oct 2017

News Media As Mediators, Carol Pauli

Carol Pauli

No abstract provided.


Social Justice And Capitalism: An Assessment Of The Teachings Of Pope Francis From A Law And Macroeconomics Perspective, Steven A. Ramirez Oct 2017

Social Justice And Capitalism: An Assessment Of The Teachings Of Pope Francis From A Law And Macroeconomics Perspective, Steven A. Ramirez

Seattle University Law Review

The first part of this Article will synthesize the key teachings of Pope Francis from his most important statements on economic structures and social justice and situate these teachings within contemporary economic realities and traditional social justice teachings. Part II of this Article will demonstrate that the Pope’s teachings on social justice fundamentally reflect the best learning from economists on how to sustain economic growth. Part III of this Article will show that nations that undertake policies to pursue the fundamental tenets of the Pope’s teachings (such as minimizing childhood poverty) also perform the best in achieving high ...


Looking At Justice Through A Lens Of Healing And Reconnection, Annalise Buth, Lynn Cohn Oct 2017

Looking At Justice Through A Lens Of Healing And Reconnection, Annalise Buth, Lynn Cohn

Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy

No abstract provided.


Panel Discussion: Expanding Our Conception Of Justice Oct 2017

Panel Discussion: Expanding Our Conception Of Justice

Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy

No abstract provided.


Transactional Real Estate Law: From Contract To Closing, Jacqueline A. Revis, Ronald Brown Sep 2017

Transactional Real Estate Law: From Contract To Closing, Jacqueline A. Revis, Ronald Brown

Law Center Plus Seminar Series

This particular seminar is designed to educate attorneys about how to process a real estate transaction from contract to closing, focusing on the current rules and regulations for financed transactions.

  • How to competently act as a closing agent for a real estate transaction in Florida
  • Review requirements of a title agent
  • Discuss difference between being only a title agent and the additional role representing a particular party (buyer or seller)
  • Understanding the new closing disclosure form and the difference between a buyer closing disclosure and a seller closing disclosure
  • Handling special challenges that arise in the context of real estate ...


The Body Subject To The Laws: Louise Erdrich’S Metaphorical Incarnation Of Federal Indian Law In "The Round House", Laurel Jimenez Sep 2017

The Body Subject To The Laws: Louise Erdrich’S Metaphorical Incarnation Of Federal Indian Law In "The Round House", Laurel Jimenez

Access*: Interdisciplinary Journal of Student Research and Scholarship

Author Louise Erdrich, a member of the Chippewa tribe in North Dakota, is renowned for addressing historical and current social justice issues facing Native Americans in many of her critically acclaimed novels. The Round House is no exception. Erdrich begins her novel by describing a violent attack against the young protagonist's mother; an attack that is only made possible by the systemic racism and lack of tribal sovereignty that underpins Federal Indian Law and policy. Erdrich transmutes the evil couched within those laws into one deplorable incident. The unfolding affects from that incident expose how-- not only historically, but ...


The Loving Analogy: Race And The Early Same-Sex Marriage Debate, Samuel W D Walburn Sep 2017

The Loving Analogy: Race And The Early Same-Sex Marriage Debate, Samuel W D Walburn

The Purdue Historian

In the early same-sex marriage debates advocates and opponents of marriage equality often relied upon comparing mixed-race marriage jurisprudence and the Loving v Virginia decision in order to conceptualize same-sex marriage cases. Liberal commentators relied upon the analogy between the Loving decision in order to carve out space for the protection of same-sex marriage rights. Conservative scholars, however, denounced the equal protection and due process claims that relied on the sameness of race and sexuality as inexact parallels. Finally, queer and black radicals called the goal of marriage equality into question by highlighting the white supremacist and heterosexist nature of ...


Transfer Pricing Rules In The Brics World: A Shifting Balance In Global Taxation Governance?, Thassiane Ayres Gossler Sep 2017

Transfer Pricing Rules In The Brics World: A Shifting Balance In Global Taxation Governance?, Thassiane Ayres Gossler

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

The rise of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) as major emerging powers has challenged existing important structures in the global economy. For this reason, there is an expectation that this restructuring may also occur in the international tax regime. In this respect, transfer pricing is one potential area for cooperation between the BRICS, which have faced challenges in applying the existing international standard – the traditional arm’s length approach as established by the OECD – in practice. Therefore, this thesis investigates the differences between the transfer pricing regulations of the BRICS and those of the OECD, examining ...


Criminal Procedure In Tanzania By Mwakisiki, Mwakisiki Mwakisiki Aug 2017

Criminal Procedure In Tanzania By Mwakisiki, Mwakisiki Mwakisiki

MWAKISIKI MWAKISIKI

Criminal Procedure Law in Tanzania


The New York State Court Of Appeals Provides “Crystal Clear” Guidance On Fiduciary Duties, Biagio Pilato, John Clarke Aug 2017

The New York State Court Of Appeals Provides “Crystal Clear” Guidance On Fiduciary Duties, Biagio Pilato, John Clarke

Journal of Vincentian Social Action

No abstract provided.


The Role Of Religiously Affiliated Law Schools In The Renewal Of American Democracy, Bruce Ledewitz Aug 2017

The Role Of Religiously Affiliated Law Schools In The Renewal Of American Democracy, Bruce Ledewitz

University of Massachusetts Law Review

American Democracy has broken down. This crisis was on dramatic display in the 2016 Presidential Campaign. Americans are resentful, distrustful and pessimistic. We find it easy to blame “the other side” for the deadlock, mendacity and irresponsibility in American public life. By virtue of their public role, American law schools have an obligation to address the breakdown in order to understand and try to ameliorate it. That task is currently unfulfilled by law schools individually and collectively. They are distracted by marketing and pedagogy. Religious law schools, which retain the traits of normative discourse, mission, Truth and tragic limit to ...


Aspirations & Inspirations: July - August 2017 Aug 2017

Aspirations & Inspirations: July - August 2017

Aspirations & Inspirations: Law Research Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Programa "Sello Comercio Responsable" Derecho Ambiental En La Empresa, Luis Gabriel Escobar Blanco Jul 2017

Programa "Sello Comercio Responsable" Derecho Ambiental En La Empresa, Luis Gabriel Escobar Blanco

Luis Gabriel Escobar Blanco

El Estado en soledad no puede generar -a tiempo y con la profundidad suficiente- el cambio necesario para enfrentar los problemas ambientales. La empresa tiene un rol fundamental en este desafío y se deben coordinar y complementar las herramientas que hasta el presente se han usado en forma anárquica, proveyendo de un formato jurídico que institucionalice las herramientas y provea de sustento legal a las soluciones

The government in solitude can not generate in just time and depth the change needed to address environmental problems. The entrepeneurs have a fundamental role in this challenge. The companies must coordinate and complement ...


Do Unions Promote Rights For People With Disabilities?, Lilach Lurie Jul 2017

Do Unions Promote Rights For People With Disabilities?, Lilach Lurie

Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality

Scholars and international organizations emphasize the role of unions in promoting disability rights. Nonetheless, previous studies showed that unions may underrepresent people with disabilities. The current research aims to contribute to this debate through an empirical examination of collective agreements in Israel. The research shows that although collective agreements in Israel promote disability insurance and job security for people with disabilities, they do not promote accommodations or employability security for workers with disabilities. Moreover, the research shows that coordination between unions and disability organizations is essential to promote the rights of workers with disabilities. Lastly, the research emphasizes the importance ...


Today's Porn: Not A Constitutional Right; Not A Human Right, Patrick Trueman Jul 2017

Today's Porn: Not A Constitutional Right; Not A Human Right, Patrick Trueman

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

No abstract provided.


The World’S Trademark Powerhouse: A Critique Of China’S New Trademark Law, Xuan-Thao Nguyen Jun 2017

The World’S Trademark Powerhouse: A Critique Of China’S New Trademark Law, Xuan-Thao Nguyen

Seattle University Law Review

China has become the world’s trademark powerhouse with the largest number of trademark registrations for goods and services. Parallel to the new rise is the explosion of scandals concerning trademarked goods, causing numerous deaths, massive hospitalizations, and consumer defection from domestic brands. Instead of having a trademark law with consumer protection as the cornerstone, China’s new Trademark Law will cement China as the world’s manufacturer of trademarks. This Article is the first to critically examine China’s new Trademark Law. The new law mainly centers on creating procedural measures for more trademark registrations, maintaining China’s trademark ...


Examining Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission V. School District Of Philadelphia: Considering How The Supreme Court’S Waning Support Of School Desegregation Affected Desegregation Efforts Based On State Law, Steven L. Nelson, Alison C. Tyler Jun 2017

Examining Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission V. School District Of Philadelphia: Considering How The Supreme Court’S Waning Support Of School Desegregation Affected Desegregation Efforts Based On State Law, Steven L. Nelson, Alison C. Tyler

Seattle University Law Review

This study examines the enforcement of desegregation orders mandated under state law as a result of the Supreme Court’s handling of school desegregation cases at the federal level. The Article tracks the development of school desegregation cases starting shortly before Brown v. Board of Education and continues through the recent voluntary school desegregation case, Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1. The Article establishes four distinct generations of school desegregation cases at the federal level and determines that the political tides created, in large part, by the U.S. Supreme Court’s handling of federal ...


Inconsistencies In Combatting The Sex Trafficking Of Minors: Backpage’S Deceptive Business Practices Should Not Be Immune From State Law Claims, Jacqueline Hackler Jun 2017

Inconsistencies In Combatting The Sex Trafficking Of Minors: Backpage’S Deceptive Business Practices Should Not Be Immune From State Law Claims, Jacqueline Hackler

Seattle University Law Review

Under federal law, the CDA has created a loophole for pimps and johns to exploit minors through the Internet. This Note uses Backpage as an example of how interactive computer services consistently evade liability under the current language of the CDA, and examines the need for an amendment to the language of the CDA. This Note argues that an interactive computer service should be held responsible under state law if it helps create the content, thus becoming an “information content provider” under the CDA. Part I provides the groundwork for what sex trafficking is and its relationship to prostitution. Additionally ...


Rejecting The Wrongs Of Yesterday: A Multifaceted Approach To Eliminating Racial Disparities In The Arkansas Criminal Justice System, Adjoa A. Aiyetoro, Tara V. Dejohn Jun 2017

Rejecting The Wrongs Of Yesterday: A Multifaceted Approach To Eliminating Racial Disparities In The Arkansas Criminal Justice System, Adjoa A. Aiyetoro, Tara V. Dejohn

Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Failing To Fund Fairly: Title Ix Athletics Scholarships Compliance, Barbara J. Osborne Jun 2017

Failing To Fund Fairly: Title Ix Athletics Scholarships Compliance, Barbara J. Osborne

Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Making Gender Visible: Title Ix And Discriminatory School Discipline, Verna Williams Jun 2017

Making Gender Visible: Title Ix And Discriminatory School Discipline, Verna Williams

Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Coaches In Court: Legal Challenges To Sex Discrimination In College Athletics, Erin E. Buzuvis Jun 2017

Coaches In Court: Legal Challenges To Sex Discrimination In College Athletics, Erin E. Buzuvis

Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Back To Basics: Excavating The Sex Discrimination Roots Of Campus Sexual Assault, Deborah L. Brake Jun 2017

Back To Basics: Excavating The Sex Discrimination Roots Of Campus Sexual Assault, Deborah L. Brake

Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Introduction: Forging The Path Forward: Critical Conversations From Title Ix: History, Legacy, And Controversy, Valorie K. Vojdik Jun 2017

Introduction: Forging The Path Forward: Critical Conversations From Title Ix: History, Legacy, And Controversy, Valorie K. Vojdik

Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Table Of Contents, Tabitha Johnson Jun 2017

Table Of Contents, Tabitha Johnson

Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice

No abstract provided.


The Ebola Virus Prevention And Human Rights Implications, Florence Shu-Acquaye Jun 2017

The Ebola Virus Prevention And Human Rights Implications, Florence Shu-Acquaye

University of Massachusetts Law Review

The Ebola virus and its now infamous 2014 West African outbreak have constituted the deadliest and most terrifying epidemic of recent memory. Not only does the epidemic now carry an already ghastly backdrop in the public mind when discussions around it begin, but, like the AIDS epidemic, cultural practices have contributed to the entrenchment of Ebola in Africa, compounded by weak human rights laws and stigmatization, all of these factors having contributed to the multi-faceted and complex nature of addressing the problem of eliminating this disease in Africa. This article examines the African countries that have been plagued by the ...


Procedural Due Process Claims, Erwin Chemerinsky Jun 2017

Procedural Due Process Claims, Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky

No abstract provided.