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Trial And Error: Lawyers And Nonlawyer Advocates, Anna E. Carpenter, Alyx Mark, Colleen Shanahan 2016 University of Tulsa College of Law

Trial And Error: Lawyers And Nonlawyer Advocates, Anna E. Carpenter, Alyx Mark, Colleen Shanahan

Anna E. Carpenter

Nonlawyer advocates are one proposed solution to the access to justice crisis and are currently permitted to practice in some civil justice settings. Theory and research suggest nonlawyers might be effective in some civil justice settings, yet we know very little, empirically, about nonlawyer practice in the United States. Using data from more than 5,000 unemployment insurance appeal hearings and interviews with lawyers and nonlawyers, this article explores how both types of representatives learn to do their work and what this means for their effectiveness. Building on recent research regarding the importance of procedural knowledge and relational expertise as ...


Caught In The Act But Not Punished: On Elite Rule Of Law And Deterrence, Francesca Refsum Jensenius, Abby Wood 2016 Norwegian Institute of International Affairsl

Caught In The Act But Not Punished: On Elite Rule Of Law And Deterrence, Francesca Refsum Jensenius, Abby Wood

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

Most literature on criminal deterrence in law, economics, and criminology assumes that people who are caught for a crime will be punished. The literature focuses on how the size of sanctions and probability of being caught affect criminal behavior. However, in many countries entire groups of people are “above the law” in the sense that they are able to evade punishment even if caught violating the law. In this paper we argue that both the perceived probability of being punished if caught and the cultural acceptance of elites evading punishment are important parts of theorizing about deterrence, particularly about corruption ...


La Función Social De La Posesión, Enrique Varsi Dr. 2016 Selected Works

La Función Social De La Posesión, Enrique Varsi Dr.

Enrique Varsi Rospigliosi

Como todo derecho real, la posesión debe cumplir una función no solo individual, inter partes, sino también colectiva, en favor de la comunidad


La Función Social De La Posesión, Enrique Varsi Dr. 2016 Selected Works

La Función Social De La Posesión, Enrique Varsi Dr.

Enrique Varsi Rospigliosi

Como todo derecho real, la posesión debe cumplir una función no solo individual, inter partes, sino también colectiva, en favor de la comunidad


Admiralty - Torts - A Permanently Moored Vessel Located In Navigable Waters, Though No Longer Involved In Commerce, Supplies The Necessary Maritime Nexus For Invocation Of Admiralty Tort Jurisdiction Using The “Locality Plus” Test, E. B. Mather 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Admiralty - Torts - A Permanently Moored Vessel Located In Navigable Waters, Though No Longer Involved In Commerce, Supplies The Necessary Maritime Nexus For Invocation Of Admiralty Tort Jurisdiction Using The “Locality Plus” Test, E. B. Mather

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Admiralty - Jurisdiction - For Aviation Tort Claims To Be Brought In Admiralty, A Significant Relationship To Traditional Maritime Activity Must Be Shown, Grier Newlin 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Admiralty - Jurisdiction - For Aviation Tort Claims To Be Brought In Admiralty, A Significant Relationship To Traditional Maritime Activity Must Be Shown, Grier Newlin

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Hague Convention On The Law Applicable To Products Liability, Bryant Durham 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Hague Convention On The Law Applicable To Products Liability, Bryant Durham

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


“Criminal Records” - A Comparative Approach, Sigmund A. Cohn 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

“Criminal Records” - A Comparative Approach, Sigmund A. Cohn

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Regulating Foreign-Based Institutions For Collective Investment: The German Statute, The American Experience, And The Oecd Standard Rules, Charles B. Robson Jr. 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Regulating Foreign-Based Institutions For Collective Investment: The German Statute, The American Experience, And The Oecd Standard Rules, Charles B. Robson Jr.

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Convocatoria En Caso De Acefalia De Junta De Propietarios, Julio Eduardo Pozo Sánchez 2016 Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

Convocatoria En Caso De Acefalia De Junta De Propietarios, Julio Eduardo Pozo Sánchez

Julio Eduardo Pozo Sánchez

El autor comenta el último precedente establecido por el Tribunal Registral, que plantea la posibilidad de que el presidente, cuyo mandato haya fenecido, pueda convocar a sesión de junta de propietarios con la finalidad de elegir al nuevo presidente o directiva. Según comenta el autor, esta decisión es acertada debido a que el Tribunal Registral mostraba una ausencia de regulación en este tema (el de propiedad exclusiva y propiedad común).


Derecho De Uso Inocuo, Enrique Varsi Dr. 2016 Universidad de Lima, Perú

Derecho De Uso Inocuo, Enrique Varsi Dr.

Enrique Varsi Rospigliosi

Es el derecho de usar una cosa ajena por necesidad sin causar daño a su propietario


Derecho De Uso Inocuo, Enrique Varsi Dr. 2016 Universidad de Lima, Perú

Derecho De Uso Inocuo, Enrique Varsi Dr.

Enrique Varsi Rospigliosi

Es el derecho de usa una cosa ajena por necesidad sin causar daño a su propietario


Religious Free Speech Rights Of Students In Public Schools: The Educator's Dilemma, Rosalie Levinson 2016 Valparaiso University

Religious Free Speech Rights Of Students In Public Schools: The Educator's Dilemma, Rosalie Levinson

Rosalie Berger Levinson

No abstract provided.


When Loss Of Legal Custody Is Like An Indeterminate Prison Sentence: Ohio's Elimination Of Indigent Parents' Right To Court Appointed Counsel In Civil Custody Suits, Renee Brunett 2016 University of Cincinnati College of Law

When Loss Of Legal Custody Is Like An Indeterminate Prison Sentence: Ohio's Elimination Of Indigent Parents' Right To Court Appointed Counsel In Civil Custody Suits, Renee Brunett

University of Cincinnati Law Review

No abstract provided.


Newsroom: New York Times: Teitz On Touro Synagogue 5-16-2016, Roger Williams University School of Law 2016 Roger Williams University

Newsroom: New York Times: Teitz On Touro Synagogue 5-16-2016, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Current Developments In Civil Liberties, Ivan E. Bodensteiner, Rosalie Levinson 2016 Valparaiso University

Current Developments In Civil Liberties, Ivan E. Bodensteiner, Rosalie Levinson

Rosalie Berger Levinson

No abstract provided.


English Matrimonial Cruelty Law In Nigeria: Dead Or Alive?, D. A. Ijalaye 2016 University of Ife Nigeria

English Matrimonial Cruelty Law In Nigeria: Dead Or Alive?, D. A. Ijalaye

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


La Accesión O Suma De Posesiones Vía Mortis Causa, Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado 2016 Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

La Accesión O Suma De Posesiones Vía Mortis Causa, Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado

Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado

Según el autor no solo los bienes, derechos y obligaciones son materia de sucesión, sino también las situaciones de hecho como la posesión, pudiendo esta ser adquirida vía mortis causa. En tal sentido, los herederos deberán ejercer actos de señorío sobre el bien, y solo en ese momento podrán adicionar el plazo posesorio de su causante en virtud del artículo 898 del Código Civil. Para el autor esta última exigencia resulta importante a efectos de la prescripción adquisitiva, puesto que para adquirir la propiedad por esta vía se requiere que la posesión sea pública.


Distribution To Undo Excess: The Ninth Circuit Looks To An Equitable Approach To Apportion The Costs Of Environmental Cleanup In Ameripride Services Inc. V. Texas Eastern Overseas Inc., Sean A. Feener 2016 Boston College Law School

Distribution To Undo Excess: The Ninth Circuit Looks To An Equitable Approach To Apportion The Costs Of Environmental Cleanup In Ameripride Services Inc. V. Texas Eastern Overseas Inc., Sean A. Feener

Boston College Law Review

On April 2, 2015, in AmeriPride Services Inc. v. Texas Eastern Overseas Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit joined the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in holding that district courts are not bound to a single method of distributing response costs in contribution actions under § 9613(f) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”). The First and Ninth Circuits have held that courts may allocate such costs according to the most equitable method as long as it is consistent with the language and the purposes of CERCLA. The ...


State V. Second Jud. Dist. Ct. (Ayden A.), 132 Nev. Adv. Op. 33 (April 28, 2016), Audra Powell 2016 Nevada Law Journal

State V. Second Jud. Dist. Ct. (Ayden A.), 132 Nev. Adv. Op. 33 (April 28, 2016), Audra Powell

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

NRS 432B.6075 governs emergency admission of children with emotional disturbances to facilities for their protection, and requires a petition for continuance of admission after an emergency admission within five days of the involuntary placement.[1] Based on N.R.C.P. 6(a), which governs the computing of time for judicial purposes, the Court held that the five day limitation on filing a petition was based on judicial, not calendar, days. The Court granted the State’s petition for a writ of mandamus, directing the district court to vacate its order denying the State’s NRS 432B petition.


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