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Estate Of Adams V. Fallini, 132 Nev. Adv. Op. 81 (December 29, 2016), Krystina Viernes 2017 Nevada Law Journal

Estate Of Adams V. Fallini, 132 Nev. Adv. Op. 81 (December 29, 2016), Krystina Viernes

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered whether a party may appeal a district court’s order granting an NRCP 60(b) motion to set aside a final judgment for fraud upon the court. The Court held the district court’s order interlocutory and may not be appealed until a final judgment is entered.The Court held that the district court was not barred from considering the NRCP 60(b) motion and the district court did not abuse its discretion in granting relief based on fraud upon the court.


Femmes, Migration, Et Prostitution En Europe: Il N’Est Pas Question De “Travail De Sexe”, Anna Zobnina 2017 Réseau européen des femmes migrantes

Femmes, Migration, Et Prostitution En Europe: Il N’Est Pas Question De “Travail De Sexe”, Anna Zobnina

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

No abstract provided.


Cuando Otros Deciden Por Ti: La Eficiencia En La Intervención Judicial De Los Contratos Civiles, Diego Angulo Osorio 2017 ALACDE

Cuando Otros Deciden Por Ti: La Eficiencia En La Intervención Judicial De Los Contratos Civiles, Diego Angulo Osorio

The Latin American and Iberian Journal of Law and Economics

When the supply crosses with the acceptance of the contract, it is an optimal situation because the resources available, in theory, have been assigned efficiently and have been allocated to more valuable uses. However, this optimistic situation will not last forever; over time, it almost always affects the economic balance of the contract. The benefit or consideration becomes more valuable in comparison with the other, becoming too costly to comply with the contract, because the cost-benefit ratio was broken. How can the contractual balance be restored? Two paths are considered. On the one hand, judicialization, on the other renegotiation under ...


Rural Tel. Co. V. Pub. Util. Comm’N Of Nev., 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 53 (Aug. 3, 2017), Marco Luna 2017 Nevada Law Journal

Rural Tel. Co. V. Pub. Util. Comm’N Of Nev., 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 53 (Aug. 3, 2017), Marco Luna

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Nevada Supreme Court found that the district court acted within its discretion in dismissing Rural Telephone Company’s (Rural Telephone) petition for judicial review against the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) because the district court did not have authority to grant Rural Telephone’s request for an extension of time to file its opening memorandum of points and authorities, through statute or through its inherent authority.


Upstanders, Whistle-Blowers, And Rescuers, Martha Minow 2017 SJ Quinney College of Law, University of Utah

Upstanders, Whistle-Blowers, And Rescuers, Martha Minow

Utah Law Review

Communities of responsibility and the cultures that nurture them take many steps to build. An important step is to honor remarkable individuals with courage and commitment. Raphael Lemkin, Benjamin Ferencz, Luis Moreno Ocampo, Emmanuel Uwurukundo, Samantha Power, filmmaker Edet Belzberg, and Victor Koningsberger deserve recognition and honor. At the same time, we need to emphasize that an upstander does not need extraordinary qualities. Ordinary people can and do stand up in small and big ways against oppression and injustice. Education can help. Speeches can help. When we honor heroes, we should not simply recognize individual courage. Doing so can help ...


Upside-Down Juries, Josh Bowers 2017 University of Virginia School of Law

Upside-Down Juries, Josh Bowers

Northwestern University Law Review

The practical disappearance of the jury trial ranks among the most widely examined topics in American criminal justice. But, by focusing on trial scarcity, scholars have managed to tell only part of the story. The unexplored first-order question is whether juries even do their work well. And the answer to that question turns on the kinds of work jury members are typically required to do. Once upon a time, trials turned upon practical reasoning and general moral blameworthiness. Modern trials have come to focus upon legal reasoning and technical guilt accuracy. In turn, the jury has evolved from a flexible ...


A Novel Tool For Teaching Property: Starting With The Questions, Tim Iglesias 2017 University of San Francisco, School of Law

A Novel Tool For Teaching Property: Starting With The Questions, Tim Iglesias

Tim Iglesias

For most Property Law professors teaching Property Law is both a joy and a challenge. We are convinced of the importance of the subject for law practice and society at large, but we face numerous challenges in the classroom. Our pedagogical objectives vary, but most of us want to teach some doctrine, some policy and some theory. Engaging fruitfully in policy and theoretical debates requires some grasp of doctrine, but many of the doctrines are complex and not intuitive. This essay offers Property Law professors a new tool that will help them teach doctrine more efficiently so that they can ...


Algunas Propuestas De Modificación Al Libro De Derecho De Sucesiones Del Código Civil, Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado 2017 Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

Algunas Propuestas De Modificación Al Libro De Derecho De Sucesiones Del Código Civil, Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado

Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado

El autor considera que las principales modificaciones al Libro de Sucesiones del Código Civil deberían incidir sobre siete aspectos relevantes: 1) la exclusión por indignidad, la presunción de la herencia; 2) la representación en línea recta; 3) la aplicación de normas sobre modalidades de acto jurídico; 4) la renovación de la revocación; 5) la intervención procesal del albacea; 6) la colación de bienes; y, 7) las cargas de la masa hereditaria.


Concurrencia De Acreedores Y Mejor Derecho De Propiedad. Advocatus.Pdf, Alan A. Pasco Arauco 2017 Universidad San Marcos

Concurrencia De Acreedores Y Mejor Derecho De Propiedad. Advocatus.Pdf, Alan A. Pasco Arauco

Alan A. Pasco Arauco

No abstract provided.


The Next Best Defendant: Examining A Remote Text Sender's Liability Under Kubert V. Best, Christopher P. Edwards 2017 The University of Akron

The Next Best Defendant: Examining A Remote Text Sender's Liability Under Kubert V. Best, Christopher P. Edwards

Akron Law Review

Texting and driving is a dangerous activity that is responsible for many of the avoidable accidents that occur due to distracted driving. While many state legislatures have responded by enacting formal prohibitions on texting and driving, the penalties are far less severe than other forms of distracted driving, namely driving while intoxicated. While a texting driver is exposed to some liability for their conduct, the text sender generally bears no responsibility. While prohibiting texting and driving on the part of the recipient-driver is the more obvious approach to addressing the issue, the very nature of texting requires the participation of ...


Wynn Resorts, Ltd. V. Eighth Judicial Dist. Court, 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 52 (July 27, 2017), Elise Conlin 2017 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Wynn Resorts, Ltd. V. Eighth Judicial Dist. Court, 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 52 (July 27, 2017), Elise Conlin

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court held that the business judgment rule defense alone does not mandate waiver of attorney-client privilege related to discovery documents. The Court also adopted the “because of” test with a “totality of the circumstances” standard to determine when a document falls under the work-product privilege.


Renfroe V. Lakeview Loan Serv., L.L.C., 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 50 (July 27, 2017), Christopher Kelly 2017 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Renfroe V. Lakeview Loan Serv., L.L.C., 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 50 (July 27, 2017), Christopher Kelly

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court determined that the NRS 116.3116 provisions that grant homeowners’ associations (HOAs) superpriority lien status for delinquent HOA dues are not preempted by federal law when the first deed of trust on the property in question is insured through the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The FHA insurance program at issue contemplates HOA lien priority schemes like NRS 116.3116 specifically. Mortgagees can comply with relevant state and federal law without stifling the purpose of the federal law, and therefore, preemption does not apply.


Self-Help, Reimagined, J. David Griener, Dalie Jimenez, Lois Lupica 2017 Harvard Law School

Self-Help, Reimagined, J. David Griener, Dalie Jimenez, Lois Lupica

Indiana Law Journal

We will never have enough lawyers to serve the civil legal needs of all low- and moderate-income (LMI) individuals who must navigate civil legal problems. A significant part of the access-to-justice toolkit must include self-help materials. That much is not new; indeed, the legal aid community has been actively developing pro se guides and forms for decades. But the community has hamstrung its creations in two major ways: first, by focusing these materials almost exclusively on educating LMI individuals about formal law, and second, by considering the task complete once the materials have been made available to self-represented individuals. In ...


Unbefriended And Unrepresented: Better Medical Decision Making For Incapacitated Patients Without Healthcare Surrogates, Thaddeus Mason Pope 2017 Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Unbefriended And Unrepresented: Better Medical Decision Making For Incapacitated Patients Without Healthcare Surrogates, Thaddeus Mason Pope

Georgia State University Law Review

The purpose of this Article is to help improve the quality of healthcare decision making for the unbefriended. I hope that this comprehensive and systematic explanation of both the problem and the available solutions will empower both public and clinical policymakers to develop more informed and more circumspect policies and procedures


2016-2017 Georgia State University Law Review Symposium: Exploring The Right To Die In The U.S., Margaret Pabst Battin 2017 University of Utah

2016-2017 Georgia State University Law Review Symposium: Exploring The Right To Die In The U.S., Margaret Pabst Battin

Georgia State University Law Review

This transcript is a reproduction of the Keynote Presentation at the 2016–2017 Georgia State University Law Review Symposium on November 11, 2016. Margaret Battin, is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah.


Victimhood & Agency: How Taking Charge Takes Its Toll, Pam A. Mueller 2017 Pepperdine University

Victimhood & Agency: How Taking Charge Takes Its Toll, Pam A. Mueller

Pepperdine Law Review

This Article addresses an unexplored tension in the civil justice system regarding victims. The goal of the civil system is to make victims whole. We can, as is most common, attempt to do this financially, or we can consider psychological research that suggests there may be other ways of restoring victims’ statuses. One of the most common nonfinancial solutions is to increase victim participation in the justice process. This is a solution that appeals to many victims and may benefit them psychologically. However, by increasing their participation, they may unknowingly trade off some of the benefits of victimhood. For instance ...


Today's Porn: Not A Constitutional Right; Not A Human Right, Patrick Trueman 2017 National Center on Sexual Exploitation

Today's Porn: Not A Constitutional Right; Not A Human Right, Patrick Trueman

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

No abstract provided.


Why We Must Oppose The Full Decriminalization Of Prostitution, Taina Bien-Aime 2017 Coalition Against Trafficking in Women

Why We Must Oppose The Full Decriminalization Of Prostitution, Taina Bien-Aime

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

No abstract provided.


Las Playas En El Perú ¿Bienes Privados De Facto?, Enrique Varsi Dr. 2017 Universidad de Lima, Perú

Las Playas En El Perú ¿Bienes Privados De Facto?, Enrique Varsi Dr.

Enrique Varsi Rospigliosi

Se analiza la naturaleza de las playas como bienes especiales


Cuestiones Prácticas Derivadas Del Derecho De Retención Del Poseedor En Materia De Mejoras, Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado 2017 Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

Cuestiones Prácticas Derivadas Del Derecho De Retención Del Poseedor En Materia De Mejoras, Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado

Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado

En función de un caso concreto relativo a la devolución de las mejoras, el autor explica la naturaleza y los presupuestos del derecho de retención, como son la conexión entre el bien y el crédito contraído, así como la posesión inmediata del objeto sobre el cual se ejerce este derecho. En tal sentido, afirma que para que el acreedor hipotecario pueda hacerse con el inmueble sometido a retención por parte del acreedor del deudor hipotecario, en virtud de mejoras realizadas, tan solo bastará que el acreedor hipotecario pague el valor de estas al retenedor de la cosa.


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