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From Baby M To Baby M(Anji): Regulating International Surrogacy Agreements, yehezkel Margalit 2016 SelectedWorks

From Baby M To Baby M(Anji): Regulating International Surrogacy Agreements, Yehezkel Margalit

Hezi Margalit

In 1985, when Kim Cotton became Britain’s first commercial surrogate mother, Europe was exposed to the issue of surrogacy for the first time on a large scale. Three years later, in 1988, the famous case of Baby M drew the attention of the American public to surrogacy as well. These two cases implicated fundamental ethical and legal issues regarding domestic surrogacy and triggered a fierce debate about motherhood, child-bearing, and the relationship between procreation, science and commerce. These two cases exemplified the debate regarding domestic surrogacy - a debate that has now been raging for decades. Contrary to the well-known ...


Bridging The Gap Between Intent And Status: A New Framework For Modern Parentage, yehezkel Margalit 2016 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 ...


An Approach To The Regulation Of Spanish Banking Foundations, Miguel Martínez 2015 Universidad Pontificia de Comillas

An Approach To The Regulation Of Spanish Banking Foundations, Miguel Martínez

Miguel Martínez

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the legal framework governing banking foundations as they have been regulated by Spanish Act 26/2013, of December 27th, on savings banks and banking foundations. Title 2 of this regulation addresses a construct that is groundbreaking for the Spanish legal system, still of paramount importance for the entire financial system insofar as these foundations become the leading players behind certain banking institutions given the high interest that foundations hold in the share capital of such institutions.


In Defense Of Disparate Impact: An Opportunity To Realize The Promise Of The Fair Housing Act, Valerie Schneider 2015 Howard University

In Defense Of Disparate Impact: An Opportunity To Realize The Promise Of The Fair Housing Act, Valerie Schneider

School of Law Faculty Publications

Abstract:

Twice in the past three years, the Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Fair Housing cases, and, each time, under pressure from civil rights leaders who feared that the Supreme Court might narrow current Fair Housing Act jurisprudence, the cases settled just weeks before oral argument. Settlements after the Supreme Court grants certiorari are extremely rare, and, in these cases, the settlements reflect a substantial fear among civil rights advocates that the Supreme Court’s recent decisions in cases such as Shelby County v. Holder and Fisher v. University of Texas are working to dismantle many of the protections ...


La Interpretación Constitucional De Los Contratos®, Daniel Fernando Gomez Tamayo 2015 SelectedWorks

La Interpretación Constitucional De Los Contratos®, Daniel Fernando Gomez Tamayo

Daniel Fernando Gómez Tamayo

La Interpretación de los Contratos públicos y privados desde el constitucionalismo moderno. ¿Cómo hace el empleador o la ( parte redactora del contrato) para no generar pruebas incriminatorias de los vicios del consentimiento cuando obliga al trabajador o la (parte adherente) a leer y firmar el contrato? ¿Se puede despedir a un trabajador sin indemnizar los perjuicios, y desconociendo los derechos de la tercera edad, de la madre cabeza de hogar, o de los derechos de las personas desaventajadas o incapacitadas?¿ Qué dice el bloque de constitucionalidad para los ignorantes y directivos de la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana?


Brief Of Amici Curiae Domestic And Sexual Violence Prevention Advocates, Daniel A. Horwitz Esq. 2015 SelectedWorks

Brief Of Amici Curiae Domestic And Sexual Violence Prevention Advocates, Daniel A. Horwitz Esq.

Daniel A. Horwitz

No abstract provided.


Innovation Paper: Improving Timeliness In The Justice System, Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI) 2015 Australian Centre for Justice Innovation

Innovation Paper: Improving Timeliness In The Justice System, Australian Centre For Justice Innovation (Acji)

Timeliness in the Justice System: Ideas and Innovations

In Australia and elsewhere, concerns have been expressed for many years that it can take too long to deal with disputes in the justice system. Numerous strategies have been introduced to address these concerns and reduce delay, including the use of more effective technologies; effecting cultural change that imposes obligations on courts, litigants and others to support more timely finalisation of disputes; better management of cases and disputes; promoting earlier dispute resolution through the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR); and reconfiguring the roles of those within the justice system as well as imposing decreasing incentives that may operate to ...


Enforcement Of Forum Selection Agreements In Contracts Between Unequal Parties, Cindy Noles 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Enforcement Of Forum Selection Agreements In Contracts Between Unequal Parties, Cindy Noles

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Recognition And Enforcement Of Foreign Country Judgments And Arbitral Awards: A North-South Perspective, Michael Quilling 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

The Recognition And Enforcement Of Foreign Country Judgments And Arbitral Awards: A North-South Perspective, Michael Quilling

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Traditional View Of Public Policy And Ordre Public In Private International Law, Kent Murphy 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

The Traditional View Of Public Policy And Ordre Public In Private International Law, Kent Murphy

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Pago Por Consignación Y Su Naturaleza Procesal., Ronald B. Jallurana Añamuro 2015 UNAP

Pago Por Consignación Y Su Naturaleza Procesal., Ronald B. Jallurana Añamuro

RONALD B. Jallurana Añamuro

El fundamento del pago por consignación, es el derecho del deudor a pagar, ello justifica que la ley peruana regule el pago por consignación. Por lo que no es justo que continúe vinculado indefinidamente y es por ello que debe disponer de un procedimiento o mecanismo para liberarse.


Trending@Rwu Law: Dean Yelnosky's Post: Serving The Public Interest And Serving Our Graduates, Michael Yelnosky 2015 Roger Williams University School of Law

Trending@Rwu Law: Dean Yelnosky's Post: Serving The Public Interest And Serving Our Graduates, Michael Yelnosky

Blogs

No abstract provided.


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 ...


La Fe Pública Registral Como Protección Inútil Frente A Los Contratos Inválidos E Ineficaces, Rómulo Morales 2015 Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

La Fe Pública Registral Como Protección Inútil Frente A Los Contratos Inválidos E Ineficaces, Rómulo Morales

Rómulo Martín Morales Hervias

La fe pública registral no puede coexistir con disposiciones normativas de la protección de los terceros adquirentes a título oneroso y de buena fe. El Legislador de la Ley N° 30313 creyó que las falsificaciones de firmas y las suplantaciones de identidades se descubrirán en los Registros Públicos.


La Reproducción Humana Asistida Como Nueva Fuente De Filiación, Abelardo De La Cruz Chalán Derecho 2015 Universidad Nacional de Cajamarca

La Reproducción Humana Asistida Como Nueva Fuente De Filiación, Abelardo De La Cruz Chalán Derecho

Abelardo De La Cruz Chalán

Hoy en día, con el avance de la ciencia genética, la reproducción humana ya no es necesariamente bajo la forma de la procreación natural que todos conocemos, algunas personas recurren a las denominadas Técnicas de Reproducción Asistida (TRA) a fin de lograr el sueño tan ansiado que, por naturaleza, corresponde a todo ser humano: formar una familia.


El Reconocimiento De Paternidad Es Revocable Si Fue Hecho Bajo Engaño.A Propósito De La Casación Que Se Aparta Del Artículo 395 Del Código Civil, Abelardo De La Cruz Chalán Derecho 2015 Universidad Nacional de Cajamarca

El Reconocimiento De Paternidad Es Revocable Si Fue Hecho Bajo Engaño.A Propósito De La Casación Que Se Aparta Del Artículo 395 Del Código Civil, Abelardo De La Cruz Chalán Derecho

Abelardo De La Cruz Chalán

En el presente trabajo se da algunos alcances sobre la impugnación de reconocimiento de paternidad extramatrimonial; asimismo un breve enfoque del tratamiento de la irrevocabilidad del reconocimiento en el Derecho Civil comparado (Argentina y Chile); el derecho a la identidad según el TC (Tribunal Constitucional) y, además, el estudio de la decisión de la Sala Civil Transitoria de la República sobre impugnación de reconocimiento de paternidad extramatrimonial.


"Home Rule" Vs. "Dillon's Rule" For Washington Cities, Hugh Spitzer 2015 Seattle University School of Law

"Home Rule" Vs. "Dillon's Rule" For Washington Cities, Hugh Spitzer

Seattle University Law Review

This Article focuses on the tension between the late-nineteenth century “Dillon’s Rule” limiting city powers, and the “home rule” approach that gained traction in the early and mid-twentieth century. Washington’s constitution allows cities to exercise all the police powers possessed by the state government, so long as local regulations do not conflict with general laws. The constitution also vests charter cities with control over their form of government. But all city powers are subject to “general laws” adopted by the legislature. Further, judicial rulings on city powers to provide public services have fluctuated, ranging from decisions citing the ...


Cross-Racial Misidentification: A Call To Action In Washington State And Beyond, Taki V, Flevaris, Ellie F. Chapman 2015 Seattle University School of Law

Cross-Racial Misidentification: A Call To Action In Washington State And Beyond, Taki V, Flevaris, Ellie F. Chapman

Seattle University Law Review

Research indicates eyewitness identifications are incorrect approximately one-third of the time in criminal investigations. For years, this phenomenon has significantly contributed to wrongful convictions all over the country, including in Washington State. But jurors, attorneys, and police remain unaware of the nature and extent of the problem and continue to give undue weight to eyewitness evidence. Experts have estimated that approximately 5,000–10,000 felony convictions in the United States each year are wrongful, and research suggests that approximately 75% of wrongful convictions involve eyewitness misidentification. The phenomenon of eyewitness misidentification is also amplified and most troublesome in the ...


A Presumption Of Disclosure: Towards Greater Transparency In Asylum Proceedings, Rose Linton 2015 Seattle University School of Law

A Presumption Of Disclosure: Towards Greater Transparency In Asylum Proceedings, Rose Linton

Seattle University Law Review

Every day, Asylum Officers (AOs) and Immigration Judges (IJs) hear cases to determine if the asylum seeker has a genuine claim to protection under the Refugee Act, which prohibits returning a refugee to a country where her life or freedom is threatened due to race, religion, political opinion, nationality, or membership in a particular social group. AOs and IJs are aware that their decision may mean life or death for an asylum seeker. They are also aware that false claims are “distressingly common,” that unscrupulous attorneys and unauthorized practitioners of immigration law have perpetrated fraudulent asylum schemes, and that granting ...


Unheard Victims: Extending Victims’ Rights To The Civil Commitment Proceedings Of Sexually Violent Predators In Washington State, Mercedes M. Donchez 2015 Seattle University

Unheard Victims: Extending Victims’ Rights To The Civil Commitment Proceedings Of Sexually Violent Predators In Washington State, Mercedes M. Donchez

Mercedes M Donchez

No abstract provided.


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