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Scarce Medical Resources – Parenthood At Every Age, In Every Case And Subsidized By The State?, yehezkel Margalit 2015 SelectedWorks

Scarce Medical Resources – Parenthood At Every Age, In Every Case And Subsidized By The State?, Yehezkel Margalit

Hezi Margalit

The dilemma of scarce medical resources is deeply rooted in the ancient mankind history, but it has been accelerated in the modern era with the appearance of the bio-medical innovations. This acute dilemma is relevant to all the western developed states, include Israel. Nevertheless, in one field there is the notion that Israel has unlimited medical resources – the fulfillment of its citizen's procreation and parenthood rights. Thus, for sociological, demographical, religious and security reasons the State of Israel invests a vast amount of money to develop and use the various fertility treatments. Israel, today, has the highest per capita ...


Bridging The Gap Between Intent And Status: A New Framework For Modern Parentage, yehezkel Margalit 2015 SelectedWorks

Bridging The Gap Between Intent And Status: A New Framework For Modern Parentage, Yehezkel Margalit

Hezi Margalit

The last few decades have witnessed dramatic changes in the conceptualization and methodologies of determining legal parentage in the U.S. and other countries in the western world. Through various sociological shifts, growing social openness and bio-medical innovations, the traditional definitions of family and parenthood have been dramatically transformed. This transformation has led to an acute and urgent need for legal and social frameworks to regulate the process of determining legal parentage. Moreover, instead of progressing in a piecemeal, ad-hoc manner, the framework for determining legal parentage should be comprehensive. Only a comprehensive solution will address the differing needs of ...


The Economist And A Lawyer Went To Lunch… Reflections Of The Productivity Commission’S Access To Civil Justice Inquiry, Dr Warren Mundy 2015 Productivity Commission

The Economist And A Lawyer Went To Lunch… Reflections Of The Productivity Commission’S Access To Civil Justice Inquiry, Dr Warren Mundy

Access to Justice

This is a transcript of a lecture provided By Dr Warren Mundy, Commissioner, Productivity Commission, at the Australian Centre for Justice Innovation, Monash University on 13 February 2015.

Dr Mundy reflects on the findings and recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into Access to Civil Justice. In particular, he will explore the application of economics to the examination of civil justice policy and institutions and discuss future challenges to improving access to civil justice.

The Access to Justice Arrangements Inquiry report was released on 3 December 2014. The report looks at the accessibility of the justice system, the use ...


Buying Time In Spain: The Spanish Law Of Installment Sales, John M. Steadman 2015 District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Buying Time In Spain: The Spanish Law Of Installment Sales, John M. Steadman

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Peer-To-Peer File Sharing As User Rights Activism, Michael A. Gunn 2015 University of Western Ontario

Peer-To-Peer File Sharing As User Rights Activism, Michael A. Gunn

Western Journal of Legal Studies

The pre-digital marketplace is no longer sustainable. With the imposition of digital rights management restrictions on the distribution of media, the Internet cannot promote intellectual freedom. Peer-to-peer file sharing technology helps expose the work of artists and authors to a much wider audience than previously possible. This provides an opportunity for more sales and a greater number of successful artists and authors. Yet corporate copyright owners continue to propagate the “piracy” label to discredit the idea of open access channels. This paper argues that as information professionals, librarians are in a position to promote policy change that revolutionizes the political ...


Civil Asset Forfeiture: An Economic Analysis Of Ontario And British Columbia, Patrick Daley 2015 Western University

Civil Asset Forfeiture: An Economic Analysis Of Ontario And British Columbia, Patrick Daley

Western Journal of Legal Studies

This paper compares and analyzes the incentive structure of Ontario and British Columbia’s civil asset forfeiture regimes. Part one surveys the American civil forfeiture experience to draw out theoretical considerations from American academia and inform a discussion of Canadian law. Part two compares the Ontario and British Columbia civil forfeiture regimes and identifies institutional incentives and barriers embedded in the framework of the forfeiture regimes in each province. Part three uses empirical data to explain how Ontario and British Columbia’s incentive structures affect civil forfeiture’s use. The paper argues there is an optimal allocation of resources towards ...


Section 702 And The Collection Of International Telephone And Internet Content, Laura K. Donohue 2015 Georgetown University Law Center

Section 702 And The Collection Of International Telephone And Internet Content, Laura K. Donohue

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) authorizes the NSA to collect the electronic communications of non-U.S. targets located overseas. Recent media reports and declassified documents reveal a more extensive program than publicly understood. The article begins by considering the origins of the current programs and the relevant authorities, particularly the transfer of part of the post-9/11 President’s Surveillance Program to FISA. It outlines the contours of the 2007 Protect America Act, before its replacement in 2008 by the FISA Amendments Act (FAA). The section ends with a brief discussion of the current state of ...


Permissibility Of Colour And Racial Profiling, James Singh Gill 2015 Thompson Rivers University

Permissibility Of Colour And Racial Profiling, James Singh Gill

Western Journal of Legal Studies

Racial profiling in law enforcement is a contentious matter, particularly in light of U.S. police-citizen race tensions. The racial profiling debate has not been settled. Racial profiling proponents view it as a tool to effectively uncover criminal activity among certain racial groups. Critics find that racial profiling perpetuates racial stigmas and is largely inefficient as a policing tool. This article explores the ongoing debate and offers an overview of the Canadian judicial experience with racial profiling. The author proposes a middle-ground solution where racial profiling may be used under certain constraints imposed on law enforcement. The author suggests that ...


Employing Disability: Deconstructing Insufficient Protections For "Non-Mainstream" Disabilities, Maia Abbas 2015 Western University

Employing Disability: Deconstructing Insufficient Protections For "Non-Mainstream" Disabilities, Maia Abbas

Western Journal of Legal Studies

This paper surveys leading and recent case law on disability with a specific focus on “non-mainstream” disabilities. Such disabilities are categorized according to the difficulty with which they can be medically diagnosed, their transient nature, and their fluctuations in severity. Jurisprudence on the duty to accommodate has been developed through what law professor Judith Mosoff classifies as “mainstream” disabilities. That is, disabilities that are better understood by employers and medical professionals, and to which the duty to accommodate more easily applies. In contrast, “non-mainstream” disabilities challenge the conventional understanding of the duty to accommodate. Standard accommodation practices do not necessarily ...


We Do Not Recognise Anything 'Private': Public Interest And Private Law Under The Socialist Legal Tradition And Beyond, Rafal Manko 2015 European Parliament

We Do Not Recognise Anything 'Private': Public Interest And Private Law Under The Socialist Legal Tradition And Beyond, Rafal Manko

Dr. Rafał Mańko

In line with Lenin’s famous quote that Bolsheviks “do not recognise anything private” and that private law must be permeated with public interest, the private (civil) law of the USSR and other countries of the Soviet bloc, including Poland underwent reform aimed at furthering the public interest at the expense of the private one. Specific legal institutions were introduced for this purpose, in the form of legal innovations, loosely, if at all, based on pre-existing Western models. In the Polish case, such legal institutions were usually legal transfers, imported from the Soviet Union. When the socio-economic and political system ...


¿Cómo Se Acredita La Unión De Hecho?, Abelardo De La Cruz Chalán Derecho 2015 Universidad Nacional de Cajamarca

¿Cómo Se Acredita La Unión De Hecho?, Abelardo De La Cruz Chalán Derecho

Abelardo De La Cruz Chalán

Un breve enfoque a la acreditación de la unión de hecho o concubinato, siendo una situación de hecho en que se encuentran dos personas de distinto sexo que hacen vida marital sin estar unidos por el matrimonio, pero en esencia llevan una vida similar a este. A la luz de la sentencias de los órganos jurisdiccionales: la prueba escrita no es necesaria para acreditar la unión de hecho.


Hague Evidence Convention: A Practical Guide To The Convention, United States Case Law, Convention - Sponsored Review Commissions (1978 And 1985), And Responses Of Other Signatory Nations: With Digest Of Cases And Bibliography, Denise L. Dunham 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Hague Evidence Convention: A Practical Guide To The Convention, United States Case Law, Convention - Sponsored Review Commissions (1978 And 1985), And Responses Of Other Signatory Nations: With Digest Of Cases And Bibliography, Denise L. Dunham

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Racketeering After Morrison: Extraterritorial Application Of Civil Rico, Daniel Hoppe 2015 Northwestern University School of Law

Racketeering After Morrison: Extraterritorial Application Of Civil Rico, Daniel Hoppe

Northwestern University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Stiffing The Arbitrators: The Problem Of Nonpayment In Commercial Arbitration, Brian Farkas, Neal M. Eiseman 2015 Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP / Brooklyn Law School

Stiffing The Arbitrators: The Problem Of Nonpayment In Commercial Arbitration, Brian Farkas, Neal M. Eiseman

Brian Farkas

Commercial arbitration is a creature of contract; the parties are there because they choose to be, either including an arbitration clause in their written agreement or, after a dispute developed, electing to avoid litigation all together. Arbitration also comes with an up-front cost non-existent in litigation: the arbitrators. Taxpayers pay for their state and federal judges, but the parties themselves pay for their arbitrators.

But what happens if one party refuses (or is otherwise unable) to pay the arbitrator? If the arbitrator then refuses to proceed, as is likely, should the dispute revert to court, in derogation of the prior ...


Reasonable Expectations Of Privacy Settings: Social Media And The Stored Communications Act, Christopher J. Borchert, Fernando M. Pinguelo, David Thaw 2015 Duke Law

Reasonable Expectations Of Privacy Settings: Social Media And The Stored Communications Act, Christopher J. Borchert, Fernando M. Pinguelo, David Thaw

Duke Law & Technology Review

In 1986, Congress passed the Stored Communications Act (“SCA”) to provide additional protections for individuals’ private communications content held in electronic storage by third parties. Acting out of direct concern for the implications of the Third-Party Records Doctrine—a judicially created doctrine that generally eliminates Fourth Amendment protections for information entrusted to third parties—Congress sought to tailor the SCA to electronic communications sent via and stored by third parties. Yet, because Congress crafted the SCA with language specific to the technology of 1986, courts today have struggled to apply the SCA consistently with regard to similar private content sent ...


La Discriminación Por Edad: Cuando El Paso Del Tiempo Afecta Tener Un Empleo, Silvia Roxana Sotomarino 2015 Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

La Discriminación Por Edad: Cuando El Paso Del Tiempo Afecta Tener Un Empleo, Silvia Roxana Sotomarino

Silvia Roxana Sotomarino

Discrimination is due to human conduct individual and social groups (and even the States) that is nothing new. What is new is the awareness of its existence, regulation and mechanisms of protection against it. History and our own experience shows the qualitative changes in the way of dealing with others due to certain circumstances


Inmates Who Cried Wolf: The Dangers Of Applying The Plra's Limit On Appellate Attorney's Fees In Prisoner Deprivation Of Rights Claims, Peter Shakro 2015 Washington University School of Law

Inmates Who Cried Wolf: The Dangers Of Applying The Plra's Limit On Appellate Attorney's Fees In Prisoner Deprivation Of Rights Claims, Peter Shakro

Washington University Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Use Of Merger Analysis Techniques To Assess The Competitive Effects Of Reverse Payment Settlements, Michael Toomey 2015 Washington University School of Law

The Use Of Merger Analysis Techniques To Assess The Competitive Effects Of Reverse Payment Settlements, Michael Toomey

Washington University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Defectos Y Virtudes Del Proyecto De Reforma Del Código Civil. El Caso De La Representación En Los Negocios Jurídicos., Fort Ninamancco Córdova 2015 Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

Defectos Y Virtudes Del Proyecto De Reforma Del Código Civil. El Caso De La Representación En Los Negocios Jurídicos., Fort Ninamancco Córdova

Fort Ninamancco Cordova

No abstract provided.


Expanding The Civil Rights Dialogue In An Increasingly Diverse America: A Review Of Frank Wu’S Yellow: Race In America Beyond Black And White, Harvey Gee 2014 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Expanding The Civil Rights Dialogue In An Increasingly Diverse America: A Review Of Frank Wu’S Yellow: Race In America Beyond Black And White, Harvey Gee

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


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