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Cover, Masthead & Contents, 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Cover, Masthead & Contents

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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Editorial, 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Editorial

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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Louis Victor De La Vergne (1938-2017), Agustín Parise 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Louis Victor De La Vergne (1938-2017), Agustín Parise

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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Notarial Acts As Written Evidence: Towards A Convergence Between Civil Law And Common Law Systems, Angelo Chianale 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Notarial Acts As Written Evidence: Towards A Convergence Between Civil Law And Common Law Systems, Angelo Chianale

Journal of Civil Law Studies

No abstract provided.


Social Obligations Of Land Rights On Chinese Collective-Owned Land, Zhe Huang 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Social Obligations Of Land Rights On Chinese Collective-Owned Land, Zhe Huang

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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The Reluctance Of Civil Law Systems In Adopting The Ucc Article 9 “Without Breach Of Peace” Standard—Evidence From National And International Legal Instruments Governing Secured Transactions, Asress Adimi Gikay, Cătălin Gabriel Stănescu 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

The Reluctance Of Civil Law Systems In Adopting The Ucc Article 9 “Without Breach Of Peace” Standard—Evidence From National And International Legal Instruments Governing Secured Transactions, Asress Adimi Gikay, Cătălin Gabriel Stănescu

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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A Decade Of Civilian Scholarship: The Role Of The Journal Of Civil Law Studies As A Bridge Between Louisiana And The Civil Law World, Agustín Parise 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

A Decade Of Civilian Scholarship: The Role Of The Journal Of Civil Law Studies As A Bridge Between Louisiana And The Civil Law World, Agustín Parise

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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What Medical Risks Should Physicians Disclose To Their Patients? Towards A Better Standard In American And French Medical Malpractice Law, Alina-Emilia Ciortea 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

What Medical Risks Should Physicians Disclose To Their Patients? Towards A Better Standard In American And French Medical Malpractice Law, Alina-Emilia Ciortea

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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Hooper V. Hero Lands Company, Christopher B. Ortte 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Hooper V. Hero Lands Company, Christopher B. Ortte

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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Evelyn L. Wilson, The Justices Of The Supreme Court Of Louisiana 1865-1880, Georgia Chadwick 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Evelyn L. Wilson, The Justices Of The Supreme Court Of Louisiana 1865-1880, Georgia Chadwick

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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The Interaction Of Good Faith With Contract Performance, Dissolution, And Damages In The Louisiana Supreme Court, Jumoke Dara, Olivier Moréteau 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

The Interaction Of Good Faith With Contract Performance, Dissolution, And Damages In The Louisiana Supreme Court, Jumoke Dara, Olivier Moréteau

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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Disobeying Courts’ Orders—A Comparative Analysis Of The Civil Contempt Of Court Doctrine And Of The Image Of The Common Law Judge, Carlo Vittorio Giabardo 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Disobeying Courts’ Orders—A Comparative Analysis Of The Civil Contempt Of Court Doctrine And Of The Image Of The Common Law Judge, Carlo Vittorio Giabardo

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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France - The French Reform Of Contract Law: The Art Of Redoing Without Undoing, Mustapha Mekki 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

France - The French Reform Of Contract Law: The Art Of Redoing Without Undoing, Mustapha Mekki

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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The Fourth Circuit’S Treatment Of An Unconventional Obligation In Wegmann V. Tramontin, Nathan W. Friedman 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

The Fourth Circuit’S Treatment Of An Unconventional Obligation In Wegmann V. Tramontin, Nathan W. Friedman

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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Complete V.10, 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Complete V.10

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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Long V. Long: Law Court Ruling Changes The Disposition Of Joint Real Property On Divorce, Marc J. Veilleux 2018 University of Maine School of Law

Long V. Long: Law Court Ruling Changes The Disposition Of Joint Real Property On Divorce, Marc J. Veilleux

Maine Law Review

In Long v. Long the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, sitting as the Law Court, affirmed a district court divorce decree dividing the parties' residence of thirteen years as marital property, even though the majority of the funds used for its purchase were traceable to non-marital property the husband had acquired prior to the marriage. The governing statute instructed the district court to make an “equitable” disposition of all property acquired by the spouses during marriage, but required that it first “set apart to each spouse the spouse's [separate] property,” including property acquired during marriage by a spouse “in exchange ...


Aproximación A Los Mecanismos Para Completar El Contrato Desde La Teoría Económica. El Caso De La Cadena Alimentaria, Teresa Rodríguez-Cachón 2018 ALACDE

Aproximación A Los Mecanismos Para Completar El Contrato Desde La Teoría Económica. El Caso De La Cadena Alimentaria, Teresa Rodríguez-Cachón

The Latin American and Iberian Journal of Law and Economics

The economic theory of the contract has put into the firing line of legal debate the relevance of taking into account the incomplete nature of this legal instrument, coming from the bounded rationality of human beings and from the existence of transaction costs. From this point of view, it is necessary to study legal system mechanisms to correct this problem. These mechanisms, apart from being particularly relevant in long-term contractual relations, differ according to the nature of each relation. Among all, special attention is focused on default rules as a mechanism to fill in contracts and their application to the ...


Asuncion De Riesgo, Carlos Molina Sandoval 2018 University of Córdoba, Argentina

Asuncion De Riesgo, Carlos Molina Sandoval

Carlos Molina Sandoval

 el daño causado a quien se expuso voluntariamente a una situación riesgosa debe ser resarcido. no es una causal de justificación que elimine la antijuridicidad. sólo puede excluirse la responsabilidad cuando dicha “asunción voluntaria” quiebra el nexo de causalidad. el daño podrá ser antijurídico, pero no existirá “causalidad”. no necesariamente importa ruptura al factor objetivo de atribución. el riesgo existe más allá de su asunción voluntaria o, incluso, su consentimiento.


How Special Is The Special Timing Rule? Analyzing The Timing Of Fica Taxation In Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans, Alan J. Ponce 2018 Georgia State University College of Law

How Special Is The Special Timing Rule? Analyzing The Timing Of Fica Taxation In Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans, Alan J. Ponce

Georgia State University Law Review

Many employers offer nonqualified deferred compensation plans as a benefit to select employees, and those plans allow the employees to prepare for retirement in a tax-efficient manner. For employers,designing and administering such plans in compliance with federal law represents a paramount concern in order to achieve the tax advantages such plans entail. However, for these employers, there remains an inherent ambiguity in the tax code regarding how and when employers should withhold Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) taxes—that is, Social Security and Medicare taxes—on deferred compensation in nonqualified retirement plans.

Tax regulations provide two distinct methods for ...


Who Determines What Is Egregious? Judge Or Jury: Enhanced Damages After Halo V. Pulse, Brandon M. Reed 2018 Georgia State University College of Law

Who Determines What Is Egregious? Judge Or Jury: Enhanced Damages After Halo V. Pulse, Brandon M. Reed

Georgia State University Law Review

Enhanced damages in patent law are a type of punitive damage that can be awarded in the case of “egregious misconduct” during the course of patent infringement. Authorization for enhanced damages comes from 35 U.S.C. § 284, which allows the district court to increase total damages up to three times the amount of actual damages found by the jury. It is well understood that, since enhanced damages are punitive in nature, enhancement should only be considered for cases of “wanton” or “deliberate” infringement. However, determining what constitutes this “egregious” misconduct has vastly transformed over time to include a negligence ...


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