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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 ...


California Egg Toss - The High Costs Of Avoiding Unenforceable Surrogacy Contracts, Jennifer Jackson 2014 University of San Diego

California Egg Toss - The High Costs Of Avoiding Unenforceable Surrogacy Contracts, Jennifer Jackson

Jennifer Jackson

In an emotionally charged decision regarding surrogacy contracts, it is important to recognize the ramifications, costs, and policy. There are advantages to both “gestational carrier surrogacy” contracts and “traditional surrogacy” contracts. However, this paper focuses on the differences between these contracts using case law. Specifically, this paper will focus on the implications of California case law regarding surrogacy contracts. Cases such as Johnson v. Calvert and In Re Marriage of Moschetta provide a clear distinction between these contracts. This distinction will show that while gestational carrier surrogacy contracts are more expensive, public policy and court opinions will provide certainty and ...


Section 702 And The Collection Of International Telephone And Internet Content, Laura K. Donohue 2014 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 ...


Marriage Penalty: How Stacking Income Affects The Secondary Earner’S Decision To Work, Kevin M. Walsh 2014 SelectedWorks

Marriage Penalty: How Stacking Income Affects The Secondary Earner’S Decision To Work, Kevin M. Walsh

Kevin M Walsh

Our progressive tax rate structure is aimed at taxing citizens fairly and based on their ability to pay. The rate structure, however, partially loses its purpose when analyzing the income taxation of married individuals. If a married couple decides to file jointly they are sometimes taxed at higher rates than individuals are depending on the incomes of the couple. This has created what we know today as the “marriage penalty,” and it can serve as a deterrent to the secondary earner from working.

There is no simple solution to address how the marriage penalty, in combination with necessary expenses, affects ...


Breaking The Ice: How Plaintiffs May Establish Premises Liability In "Black Ice" Cases Where The Dangerous Condition Is By Definition Not Visible Or Apparent To The Property Owner, Hon. Mark C. Dillon 2014 SelectedWorks

Breaking The Ice: How Plaintiffs May Establish Premises Liability In "Black Ice" Cases Where The Dangerous Condition Is By Definition Not Visible Or Apparent To The Property Owner, Hon. Mark C. Dillon

Hon. Mark C. Dillon

Plaintiffs that are injured as a result of encounters with "black ice," as distinguished from regular ice, face peculiar difficulties in establishing liability against property owners for the dangerous icy conditions on their premises. Black ice results from a unique process under certain conditions by which air bubbles are expelled from water during the freezing process, rendering the ice virtually invisible to the naked eye. Property owners therefore are not typically on actual or constructive notice of black ice conditions as to become subject to the legal requirement of undertaking measures to remedy the conditions. This article explores the law ...


Modificaciones Al Código Civil Peruano A Propósito De La Ley De Personas Con Discapacidad, Enrique Varsi Dr. 2014 SelectedWorks

Modificaciones Al Código Civil Peruano A Propósito De La Ley De Personas Con Discapacidad, Enrique Varsi Dr.

Enrique Varsi Rospigliosi

No abstract provided.


Artificial Insemination From Donor (Aid) – From Status To Contract And Back Again?, yehezkel Margalit 2014 SelectedWorks

Artificial Insemination From Donor (Aid) – From Status To Contract And Back Again?, Yehezkel Margalit

Hezi Margalit

The last few decades have witnessed dramatic changes in the institutions of family and parenthood and an abandonment of the historical emphasis on their bionormative structures. These changes are the result of societal shifts with respect to public openness and technological innovations that segregate marital relations from sexuality and fertility. The resultant parenthood structures, which depart from traditional spousal and parental models, intensify the ability and need to determine legal parenthood in numerous unprecedented contexts. Sir Henry Maine famously stated that mankind is pacing from status toward contract. This theme has had particular resonance during the past half century in ...


Questioning The U.S. Supreme Court’S Legalistic Qualified Immunity Approach And Suggestions For A Better Approach, Robert Weems 2014 SelectedWorks

Questioning The U.S. Supreme Court’S Legalistic Qualified Immunity Approach And Suggestions For A Better Approach, Robert Weems

Robert Weems

No abstract provided.


Arbitraje Civil Y Mercantil En México, Max García- Sanchez, Jusey Martinez- Carrasco 2014 Latin American and Caribbean Law and Economics Association

Arbitraje Civil Y Mercantil En México, Max García- Sanchez, Jusey Martinez- Carrasco

Max Garcia Sanchez

No abstract provided.


Native Village Of Eyak V. Blank: Fish Is Best Rare; Justice, Not So Much, William H. Howery III 2014 Golden Gate University School of Law

Native Village Of Eyak V. Blank: Fish Is Best Rare; Justice, Not So Much, William H. Howery Iii

Golden Gate University Law Review

For the purposes of the litigation discussed in this Note, the Chugach peoples comprise five native villages in the State of Alaska: Eyak, Tatitlek, Chenega, Nanwalek, and Port Graham ("the Villages"). The Villages must fight for a right to the natural resource they depend upon most for survival, fish. At the end of the twentieth century, the Villages sued the federal government to assert claims of aboriginal title, and along with it, exclusive rights to the resources of their ancestral fishing grounds on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). A panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth ...


Cultural Dimensions Of Group Litigation: The Belgian Case, Stefaan Voet 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Cultural Dimensions Of Group Litigation: The Belgian Case, Stefaan Voet

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Changing Tides: The Introduction Of Punitive Damages Into The French Legal System, Matthew K.J. Parker 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Changing Tides: The Introduction Of Punitive Damages Into The French Legal System, Matthew K.J. Parker

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Cases, nnko julius nurdin man 2014 SelectedWorks

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New Trends In Construction Dispute Resolution In Peru: Implementation Of Dispute Boards, Juan Jonnathan Bravo, Jaime Gray, César Guzmán-Barrón, Rigoberto Zúñiga 2014 SelectedWorks

New Trends In Construction Dispute Resolution In Peru: Implementation Of Dispute Boards, Juan Jonnathan Bravo, Jaime Gray, César Guzmán-Barrón, Rigoberto Zúñiga

Juan Jonnathan Bravo

“...in recent years the Peruvian State has been contracting steadily, with ever larger numbers of infrastructure works that have stimulated the economy and added value to the country. However, the economy is not the only thing to grow with increased construction activ-ity; so too do the problems that arise during execution of contracts..."


There Are Penalty Defaults Rules In The Colombian Contract Law [En Español], Daniel A. Monroy 2014 SelectedWorks

There Are Penalty Defaults Rules In The Colombian Contract Law [En Español], Daniel A. Monroy

Daniel A Monroy C

In the late 80s, Ian Ayres and Robert Gertner proposed a supplementary and controversial theory about how to fill gaps in incomplete contracts. Specifically, the authors coined the concept of "penalty default rule", this is a default rule that fills a gap with a term that the majority of parties wouldn't have wanted. Based on this theoretical background, the aim of this paper is to show that indeed, there are penalty defaults rules in the Colombian contract law. To this end, our the paper (i) proposes a methodology to identify hypothetical fact situations in which penalty defaults should be ...


Notas Críticas Sobre La Denominada Ley De Inquilinos Morosos, Fort Ninamancco Córdova 2014 SelectedWorks

Notas Críticas Sobre La Denominada Ley De Inquilinos Morosos, Fort Ninamancco Córdova

Fort Ninamancco Cordova

No abstract provided.


Summary Of Jacobs V. Adelson, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 44, Kylee Gloeckner 2014 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Summary Of Jacobs V. Adelson, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 44, Kylee Gloeckner

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court determined whether the absolute privilege rule applies to statements made to the media.


Designing A Court-Annexed Mediation Program For Civil Cases In Brazil: Challenges And Opportunities, Fernando V. Luiz 2014 SelectedWorks

Designing A Court-Annexed Mediation Program For Civil Cases In Brazil: Challenges And Opportunities, Fernando V. Luiz

Fernando V Luiz

In this article, I demonstrate that mediation is an important form of dispute resolution, displaying benefits when compared with adjudication. I try to refine what mediation is by contrasting it with judicial settlement conferences and conciliation. Regarding the ongoing process in Brazil, I state that every society should adapt a mediation program that is attainable for its social-economic and cultural reality. Criticizing the current Brazilian policies, I present the positive and negative aspects of the Resolution n. 125 of the National Council of Justice (CNJ), analyzing a possible program design feasible for the country, focusing on the issues of funding ...


Supreme Court, New York County, Hughes V. Farrey, Eric Pack 2014 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Supreme Court, New York County, Hughes V. Farrey, Eric Pack

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Appellate Division, First Department, Koeiman V. New York, Gennaro Savastano 2014 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Appellate Division, First Department, Koeiman V. New York, Gennaro Savastano

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


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