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F18rs Sgr No. 18, Bridget Ryan Oct 2019

F18rs Sgr No. 18, Bridget Ryan

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

A RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE LSU STUDENT HEALTH CENTER AND STUDENT HEALTH CENTER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, D’ANN MORRIS FOR PROPERLY USING STUDENT FEES IN ITS OPERATIONS AND SERVICES


Defining And Regulating Cryptocurrency: Fake Internet Money Or Legitimate Medium Of Exchange?, Susan Alkadri Dec 2018

Defining And Regulating Cryptocurrency: Fake Internet Money Or Legitimate Medium Of Exchange?, Susan Alkadri

Duke Law & Technology Review

Digitalization makes almost everything quicker, sleeker, and more efficient. Many argue cryptocurrency is the future of money and payment transfers. This paper explores how the unique nature of cryptocurrencies creates barriers to a strict application of traditional regulatory strategies. Indeed, state and federal regulators remain uncertain if and how they can regulate this cutting-edge technology. Cryptocurrency businesses face difficulty navigating the unclear regulatory landscape, and consumers frequently fall prey to misinformation. To reconcile these concerns, this paper asserts cryptocurrency functions as “currency” or “money” and should be treated as such for regulatory purposes. It also proposes each state implement a ...


"The Essential Characteristic": Enumerated Powers And The Bank Of The United States, Richard Primus Dec 2018

"The Essential Characteristic": Enumerated Powers And The Bank Of The United States, Richard Primus

Michigan Law Review

The idea that Congress can legislate only on the basis of its enumerated powers is an orthodox proposition of constitutional law, one that is generally supposed to have been recognized as essential ever since the Founding. Conventional understandings of several episodes in constitutional history reinforce this proposition. But the reality of many of those events is more complicated. Consider the 1791 debate over creating the Bank of the United States, in which Madison famously argued against the Bank on enumerated-powers grounds. The conventional memory of the Bank episode reinforces the sense that the orthodox view of enumerated powers has been ...


A Study Of Six Nations Public Library: Rights And Access To Information, Alison Frayne Nov 2018

A Study Of Six Nations Public Library: Rights And Access To Information, Alison Frayne

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Contemporary Indigenous public libraries play a critical role in providing access to information in Indigenous communities. My research focuses on the relationship between rights and access to information for individuals and communities within the context of Indigenous public libraries. I use a qualitative case study methodology of the Six Nations Public Library (SNPL) in Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada. Interviews were conducted with SNPL patrons and library management and with off-reserve participants from government and library associations.

I analyse four themes, library governance, rights, library value and access to information, which are outcomes of the SNPL case study findings. This analysis reveals ...


Creating A Workplace Culture Of Civility And Respect: Preventing Unlawful Harassment And Discrimination, Rose Davenport Nov 2018

Creating A Workplace Culture Of Civility And Respect: Preventing Unlawful Harassment And Discrimination, Rose Davenport

Shared Knowledge Conference

This research project identifies a plan to study best practices addressing unlawful workplace harassment and discrimination in New Mexico-based hospital healthcare systems. Initially, this project focusses on Presbyterian Healthcare Services and the University of New Mexico Hospital, with the possibility of including other local healthcare systems. In light of recent developments from “#MeToo” and “Time’s Up” movements, the issues of unlawful sexual harassment and discrimination are hot topics in today’s society and need to be more openly addressed by all levels of an organization, in order to identify these issues head-on and hopefully prevent them from continuing to ...


Revenge Porn, Thomas Lonardo, Tricia P. Martland, Rhode Island Bar Journal Nov 2018

Revenge Porn, Thomas Lonardo, Tricia P. Martland, Rhode Island Bar Journal

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Sopra? So What? Chevron Reform Misses The Target Entirely, Kristen Hickman Oct 2018

Sopra? So What? Chevron Reform Misses The Target Entirely, Kristen Hickman

University of St. Thomas Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Bankruptcy For Banks: A Tribute (And Little Plea) To Jay Westbrook, David A. Skeel Jr. Oct 2018

Bankruptcy For Banks: A Tribute (And Little Plea) To Jay Westbrook, David A. Skeel Jr.

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

In this brief essay, to be included in a book celebrating the work of Jay Westbrook, I begin by surveying Jay’s wide-ranging contributions to bankruptcy scholarship. Jay’s functional analysis has had a profound effect on scholars’ understanding of key issues in domestic bankruptcy law, and Jay has been the leading scholarly figure on cross-border insolvency. After surveying Jay’s influence, I turn to the topic at hand: a proposed reform that would facilitate the use of bankruptcy to resolve the financial distress of large financial institutions. Jay has been a strong critic of this legislation, arguing that financial ...


Taxonomy Of Minority Governments, Lisa La Fornara Oct 2018

Taxonomy Of Minority Governments, Lisa La Fornara

Indiana Journal of Constitutional Design

A minority government in its most basic form is a government in which the party holding the most parliamentary seats still has fewer than half the seats in parliament and therefore cannot pass legislation or advance policy without support from unaffiliated parties. Because seats in minority parliaments are more evenly distributed amongst multiple parties, opposition parties have greater opportunity to block legislation. A minority government must therefore negotiate with external parties and adjust its policies to garner the majority of votes required to advance its initiatives.

This paper serves as a taxonomy of minority governments in recent history and proceeds ...


Legislative Committee Systems: A Design Perspective, Chase Stoddard Oct 2018

Legislative Committee Systems: A Design Perspective, Chase Stoddard

Indiana Journal of Constitutional Design

Committees are the defining characteristic of the modern legislature. While the centrality and study of party politics goes back further than committee politics, the focus on committee systems emerged over the course of the twentieth century, and legislatures could not function as we understand them without this mechanism. The United States Congressional committee system is the most studied system, yet virtually every country utilizes a committee system of some sort within its legislature. Despite their ubiquity in and centrality to the operations of legislatures, committees remain insufficiently studied, especially outside of the United States. The existing body of work tends ...


How Should Congress Respond To Mcdonnell?, David Yassky, Kathleen Clark, Allen Dickerson, Jennifer Rodgers Oct 2018

How Should Congress Respond To Mcdonnell?, David Yassky, Kathleen Clark, Allen Dickerson, Jennifer Rodgers

Pace Law Review

Discussion of question of whether McDonnell was essentially right or wrong. Should Congress act to change the McDonnell rule? Should the Supreme Court reconsider it? What would be an alternative or a better way, if there is one, to approach the question of public corruption prosecution?


Law By Non-Lawyers: The Limit To Limited License Legal Technicians Increasing Access To Justice, Rebecca M. Donaldson Oct 2018

Law By Non-Lawyers: The Limit To Limited License Legal Technicians Increasing Access To Justice, Rebecca M. Donaldson

Seattle University Law Review

For the first time in the American legal profession, non-lawyers can openly, independently, ethically, and legally engage in activities recognized by bar associations as the practice of law. In 2012, the Washington Supreme Court passed Admission and Practice Rule 28 (APR 28), establishing the profession’s first paraprofessional licensing scheme that allows non-lawyers to give legal advice. The process authorizes qualified non-lawyers to provide legal advice without the supervision of a lawyer. Washington’s Supreme Court intends for Limited License Legal Technicians, or “LLLTs” as they are known, to increase access to justice by responding to the unmet civil legal ...


Originalism And Congressional Power To Enforce The Fourteenth Amendment, Christopher W. Schmidt Oct 2018

Originalism And Congressional Power To Enforce The Fourteenth Amendment, Christopher W. Schmidt

Washington and Lee Law Review Online

In this Essay, I argue that originalism conflicts with the Supreme Court’s current jurisprudence defining the scope of Congress’ power to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment. Under the standard established in Boerne v. Flores, the Court limits congressional power under Section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment to statutory remedies premised on judicially defined interpretations of Fourteenth Amendment rights. A commitment to originalism as a method of judicial constitutional interpretation challenges the premise of judicial interpretive supremacy in Section 5 jurisprudence in two ways. First, as a matter of history, an originalist reading of Section 5 provides support for broad judicial ...


F18rs Sgr No. 6 (Texas A&M Mascot Condolences), Johnathon Price Oct 2018

F18rs Sgr No. 6 (Texas A&M Mascot Condolences), Johnathon Price

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Eo No. 1 (Safety Partner Day), Stewart Lockett Oct 2018

F18rs Eo No. 1 (Safety Partner Day), Stewart Lockett

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgr No. 8 (Supplemental Instruction), Tim Craig Oct 2018

F18rs Sgr No. 8 (Supplemental Instruction), Tim Craig

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgb No. 1 (Rules Of Court), Andrew Grashoff Oct 2018

F18rs Sgb No. 1 (Rules Of Court), Andrew Grashoff

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgr No. 9 (Ldeq Conference), Jack Green Oct 2018

F18rs Sgr No. 9 (Ldeq Conference), Jack Green

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgb No. 3 (Rules Of Order), Austin Grashoff, Catherine Mckinney, Tyler Porche, Cameron Burris, Jack Green Oct 2018

F18rs Sgb No. 3 (Rules Of Order), Austin Grashoff, Catherine Mckinney, Tyler Porche, Cameron Burris, Jack Green

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgr No. 3 (Higher Ed. Funding), Jordan Landry, Edouard D'Espalungue, Jack Green, Catherine Mckinney, Cassidy Riley Oct 2018

F18rs Sgr No. 3 (Higher Ed. Funding), Jordan Landry, Edouard D'Espalungue, Jack Green, Catherine Mckinney, Cassidy Riley

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgr No. 1 (Edrc), Christina Black Oct 2018

F18rs Sgr No. 1 (Edrc), Christina Black

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgr No. 2 (Sfvac), Christina Black Oct 2018

F18rs Sgr No. 2 (Sfvac), Christina Black

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgfb No. 1 (Aashe Conference), Cassidy Riley Oct 2018

F18rs Sgfb No. 1 (Aashe Conference), Cassidy Riley

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgfb No. 3 (Seaux Live), Catherine Mckinney Oct 2018

F18rs Sgfb No. 3 (Seaux Live), Catherine Mckinney

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgb No. 4 (Responsibilities), Jack Green Oct 2018

F18rs Sgb No. 4 (Responsibilities), Jack Green

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgr No. 10 (Lsu Society Of Petroleum Engineers), Shrey Dalal Oct 2018

F18rs Sgr No. 10 (Lsu Society Of Petroleum Engineers), Shrey Dalal

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgfb No. 2 (Nsslha Conference), Johnathon Price Oct 2018

F18rs Sgfb No. 2 (Nsslha Conference), Johnathon Price

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


Coinsensus: The Need For Uniform National Virtual Currency Regulations, Anisha Reddy Oct 2018

Coinsensus: The Need For Uniform National Virtual Currency Regulations, Anisha Reddy

Dickinson Law Review

Google search volume for bitcoin and bitcoin-related keywords increased by as much as 1000 percent in 2017 from previous years. This increased interest comes hand-in-hand with increased regulatory and legislative scrutiny. Currently, there is disparate regulation for virtual currencies across national and state borders alike. States’ promulgation of various and incongruous virtual currency regulations have forced service providers to withdraw from different states within the country. However, transactions are not contained within state lines, and disparate state-by-state regulation is impracticable.

The Uniform Law Commission recognized the need for uniform guidance for those entering the North American market and drafted the ...


F18rs Sgb No. 2 (Budget), Tyler Porche Oct 2018

F18rs Sgb No. 2 (Budget), Tyler Porche

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


F18rs Sgfb No. 4 (Water Bottles), Adriana Deras Oct 2018

F18rs Sgfb No. 4 (Water Bottles), Adriana Deras

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.