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Exited Prostitution Survivor Policy Platform, Marian Hatcher, Alisa L. Bernard, Allison Franklin, Audrey Morrissey, Beth Jacobs, Cherie Jimenez, Kathi Hardy, Marlene Carson, Nikki Bell, Rebecca Bender, Rebekah Charleston, Shamere McKenzie, Vednita Carter 2018 Cook County Sheriff's Office

Exited Prostitution Survivor Policy Platform, Marian Hatcher, Alisa L. Bernard, Allison Franklin, Audrey Morrissey, Beth Jacobs, Cherie Jimenez, Kathi Hardy, Marlene Carson, Nikki Bell, Rebecca Bender, Rebekah Charleston, Shamere Mckenzie, Vednita Carter

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

Survivors of prostitution propose a policy reform platform including three main pillars of priority: criminal justice reforms, fair employment, and standards of care. The sexual exploitation of prostituted individuals has lasting effects which can carry over into many aspects of life. In order to remedy these effects and give survivors the opportunity to live a full and free life, we must use a survivor-centered approach to each of these pillars to create change. First, reform is necessary in the criminal justice system to recognize survivors as victims of crime and not perpetrators, while holding those who exploited them fully responsible ...


Canada’S Legal Traditions: Sources Of Unification, Diversification, Or Inspiration?, Rosalie Jukier 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Canada’S Legal Traditions: Sources Of Unification, Diversification, Or Inspiration?, Rosalie Jukier

Journal of Civil Law Studies

Quebec, the only province within Canada to follow the civil law tradition, is an ideal microcosm for the study of unity and diversity within legal orders. The question of whether Quebec’s civilian legal tradition should be interpreted and applied so as to be in unity with the common law or, rather, adhere to its own distinct legal culture has pervaded doctrine and jurisprudence for over a century. Inter-estingly, the pendulum has swung widely. Quebec has seen moments when the philosophy of the Supreme Court of Canada was one of unification and harmonization of Quebec law with the common law ...


Early 20th Century Perceptions Of Civil Law-Common Law Difference: F.L. Joannini’S Spanish-English Civil Code Translations In Context, Seth S. Brostoff 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Early 20th Century Perceptions Of Civil Law-Common Law Difference: F.L. Joannini’S Spanish-English Civil Code Translations In Context, Seth S. Brostoff

Journal of Civil Law Studies

The proper method for translating Spanish and Portuguese civil law concepts into English was a topic of debate among civil law scholars and comparatists at the turn of the last century. This article examines the translation approaches of three Americans (Clifford Walton, F.L. Joannini, and Joseph Wheless) who independently translated the Spanish, Colombian, Argentine, and Brazilian Civil Codes during the period 1899-1920. Specifically, Walton’s (1899) Spanish Civil Code translation’s use of common law English is con-trasted with Joannini’s Colombian (1905) and Argentine (1917) Civil Codes translations’ preference for a “civilian” legal lexicon, including substantial borrowing from ...


The Organization Of American States’ Model Law On Simplified Corporations, Francisco Reyes Villamizar 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

The Organization Of American States’ Model Law On Simplified Corporations, Francisco Reyes Villamizar

Journal of Civil Law Studies

Colombian Law 1258 of 2008 introduced the Simplified Corpo-ration (Sociedad por Acciones Simplificada or SAS). This type of business entity included modern corporate law features such as sim-plified incorporation proceedings, full-fledged limited liability for its shareholders, and broad freedom of contract for the definition of housekeeping and governance rules. It also reduced old-fashioned prohibitions pertaining to shareholders and managers activities and reduced transaction costs. The SAS’s “opt-in” approach also has allowed for private parties to draft the most suitable agreements. The enabling provisions of Law 1258 have been the starting point for the preparation of at least three Model ...


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

Cover, Masthead & Contents

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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Central America - A First Approach To Tort Liability In The Central American Civil Codes, Claudia María Castro Valle 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Central America - A First Approach To Tort Liability In The Central American Civil Codes, Claudia María Castro Valle

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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Germany - 2017: An Eventful Year In German Family Law, Saskia Lettmaier 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Germany - 2017: An Eventful Year In German Family Law, Saskia Lettmaier

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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Dan E. Stigall, The Santillana Codes: The Civil Codes Of Tunisia, Morocco, And Mauritania, Agustín Parise 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Dan E. Stigall, The Santillana Codes: The Civil Codes Of Tunisia, Morocco, And Mauritania, Agustín Parise

Journal of Civil Law Studies

No abstract provided.


Complete V.11 No.1, 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Complete V.11 No.1

Journal of Civil Law Studies

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Harmonized European Private Law And The Acquis Communautaire On Spanish Law, Luz M. Martínez Velencoso 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

The Impact Of Harmonized European Private Law And The Acquis Communautaire On Spanish Law, Luz M. Martínez Velencoso

Journal of Civil Law Studies

Globalisation has seen the development of a body of autono-mous legal rules of international trade that bridge the gap between the two main legal families (common law and civil law). These new rules focus on the function rather than on the dogmatic origin or legal tradition behind a particular norm or principle. In Europe, there are various texts that harmonize private law and which con-form to this model, such as the PECL, the DCFR or the CESL. Within the European Union, this process of informal and decentral-ized rulemaking has not yet resulted in the enactment of a European Civil Code ...


If An Interpreter Mistranslates In A Courtroom And There Is No Recording, Does Anyone Care?: The Case For Protecting Lep Defendants’ Constitutional Rights, Lisa Santaniello 2018 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

If An Interpreter Mistranslates In A Courtroom And There Is No Recording, Does Anyone Care?: The Case For Protecting Lep Defendants’ Constitutional Rights, Lisa Santaniello

Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy

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42 U.S.C. § 1981’S Equal Benefit Clause: Debating The Application To Private Actor Discrimination, Lauren Pope 2018 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

42 U.S.C. § 1981’S Equal Benefit Clause: Debating The Application To Private Actor Discrimination, Lauren Pope

Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy

No abstract provided.


Charity Disparity: The Challenge Of Applying Religious Law On Zakāt In The United States, Ahmed E. Taha, Sohaib I. Khan 2018 Pepperdine University School of Law

Charity Disparity: The Challenge Of Applying Religious Law On Zakāt In The United States, Ahmed E. Taha, Sohaib I. Khan

Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy

No abstract provided.


Long-Term Preservation Of Public Art: From Cultural Heritage To The Confederacy, Maliha Ikram 2018 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Long-Term Preservation Of Public Art: From Cultural Heritage To The Confederacy, Maliha Ikram

Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy

No abstract provided.


Mcgowen V. Second Jud. Dist. Ct., 134 Nev. Adv. Op. 89 (Nov. 21, 2018) (En Banc), Darcy Bower 2018 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Mcgowen V. Second Jud. Dist. Ct., 134 Nev. Adv. Op. 89 (Nov. 21, 2018) (En Banc), Darcy Bower

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court determined that Nevada caselaw and NRCP 4(c) give conflicting opinions on whether an attorney or their employee can serve someone for their client. Moreover, the Court clarified that the purpose of the 2004 amendment to NRCP 4(c) was to mirror FRCP 4(c)(2) to interpret the exclusion of counsel as a “party.”


Study Group On Immigrant Representation: The First Decade, Robert A. Katzmann 2018 Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Study Group On Immigrant Representation: The First Decade, Robert A. Katzmann

Fordham Law Review

All of us here have a common goal: ensuring adequate legal representation of the immigrant poor. A courtroom has multiple players with different roles, but all would agree that adequate legal representation of the parties is essential to the fair and effective administration of justice. Deficient representation frustrates the work of courts and ill serves litigants. All too often, and throughout the country, courts that address immigration matters must contend with such a breakdown in legal representation, a crisis of massive proportions with severe, tragic costs to immigrants and their families. For our nation’s immigrants, the urgent need for ...


Universal Representation, Lindsay Nash 2018 Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Universal Representation, Lindsay Nash

Fordham Law Review

In an era in which there is little good news for immigrant communities and even holding the line has become an ambitious goal, one progressive project has continued to gain steam: the movement to provide universal representation for noncitizens in removal proceedings. This effort, initially born out of a pilot project in New York City, has generated a host of replication projects throughout the nation and holds the promise of even broader expansion. But as it grows, this effort must confront challenges from within: the sort-of supporters who want to limit this representation system’s coverage in a number of ...


A Dollar For Your Thoughts: Determining Whether Nominal Damages Prevent An Otherwise Moot Case From Being An Advisory Opinion, Maura B. Grealish 2018 Fordham University School of Law

A Dollar For Your Thoughts: Determining Whether Nominal Damages Prevent An Otherwise Moot Case From Being An Advisory Opinion, Maura B. Grealish

Fordham Law Review

This Note examines whether nominal damages should sustain an otherwise moot constitutional claim. A majority of circuit courts have held that a lone claim for nominal damages is sufficient. A minority of circuit courts have determined that nominal damages are insufficient because there is no practical effect in determining such a case. The courts in the minority analogize nominal damages to declaratory judgments and justify their rulings on the basis of judicial economy. This Note proposes that the minority rule is impermissible under current precedent from the U.S. Supreme Court. However, this Note also proposes that the majority rule ...


Pub. Emps.’ Ret. Sys. Of Nev., A Pub. Agency V. Nev. Pol’Y Res. Inst. Inc., 134 Nev. Adv. Op. 81 (Oct. 18, 2018) (En Banc), Daniel Brady 2018 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Pub. Emps.’ Ret. Sys. Of Nev., A Pub. Agency V. Nev. Pol’Y Res. Inst. Inc., 134 Nev. Adv. Op. 81 (Oct. 18, 2018) (En Banc), Daniel Brady

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court determined that the Nevada Public Records Act requires the government agency to disclose the requested information if: (1) it can be found by searching a database for existing information, (2) it is readily accessible and not confidential, and (3) the alleged risks of disclosure do not outweigh the benefits of the public’s interest in the records.


Childhood Obesity And Positive Obligations: A Child Rights-Based Approach, Benedetta Faedi Duramy 2018 Seattle University School of Law

Childhood Obesity And Positive Obligations: A Child Rights-Based Approach, Benedetta Faedi Duramy

Seattle University Law Review

Childhood obesity is one of the most serious current public health challenges. Its prevalence has increased at an alarming rate. The World Health Organization estimated that in 2016 the global number of overweight children under the age of five was over 41 million. Although there is widespread concern about the rising rates of childhood obesity, there is not as much consensus on how to address the problem. Obesity has been mostly considered either a matter of personal responsibility or of parental responsibility when it concerns children. Inadequate attention has been given instead to the obligations borne by States to prevent ...


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