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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.


The Pro Bono Collaborative Project Spotlight, Roger Williams University School of Law 2017 Roger Williams University

The Pro Bono Collaborative Project Spotlight, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Pro Bono Collaborative Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Rawson V. Ninth Judicial Dist. Court, 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 44 (June 29, 2017), Hunter Davidson 2017 Nevada Law Journal

Rawson V. Ninth Judicial Dist. Court, 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 44 (June 29, 2017), Hunter Davidson

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Nevada Supreme Court interpreted the NRS 17.030–17.080 judgment debtor statutes and found: (1) that a joint debtor action gives rise to a final, appealable judgment that precludes review through a petition for extraordinary writ relief; and (2) that the principles governing extraordinary writ relief prevent a petitioner from challenging a void order when the petitioner had the opportunity to appeal the challenged order.


Regime Shift Of Ip Lawmaking And Enforcement From Wto To The International Investment Regime, James Gathii, Cynthia Ho 2017 University of Minnesota Law School

Regime Shift Of Ip Lawmaking And Enforcement From Wto To The International Investment Regime, James Gathii, Cynthia Ho

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

No abstract provided.


Bd. Of Review V. Second Judicial Dist. Court, 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 35 (June 22, 2017), Skyler Sullivan 2017 Nevada Law Journal

Bd. Of Review V. Second Judicial Dist. Court, 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 35 (June 22, 2017), Skyler Sullivan

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

Naming all relevant parties as defendants, pursuant to NRS 612.530(1), is a mandatory jurisdictional requirement. Failure to follow this statutory requirement deprives the district court of its jurisdiction to hear a petition for judicial review.


Volume 4 Issue 2 (Complete Spring 2017), DAVID J.. Cook, Zachary Bolitho, Evan Wright, George Steven Swan, Cynthia Brown 2017 david cook

Volume 4 Issue 2 (Complete Spring 2017), David J.. Cook, Zachary Bolitho, Evan Wright, George Steven Swan, Cynthia Brown

Lincoln Memorial University Law Review

A complete version of LMU Law Review Volume Issue 2 for Spring 2017.


Policy Preference: An Unreasonable Means To Advance Moot Claims Under The Endangered Species Act, Molly McGrath 2017 Boston College Law School

Policy Preference: An Unreasonable Means To Advance Moot Claims Under The Endangered Species Act, Molly Mcgrath

Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review

Citizen plaintiffs play a vital role in the enforcement of the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”). In Strahan v. Roughead, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts opened the possibility for expansion of a citizen’s ability to impose its own policy preference upon federal agencies working to comply with their statutory requirements under the ESA. Although the District Court properly denied the defendant’s motion to dismiss on the basis of mootness, it erred in its rationale. A plaintiff’s claim under the ESA may survive a mootness challenge, even after the violating agency has reinitiated consultation ...


Procedural Due Process Claims, Erwin Chemerinsky 2017 Selected Works

Procedural Due Process Claims, Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky

No abstract provided.


Government Duty To Protect: Post-Deshaney Developments, Erwin Chemerinsky 2017 Selected Works

Government Duty To Protect: Post-Deshaney Developments, Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky

No abstract provided.


Punitive Damages Revisited: A Statistical Analysis Of How Federal Circuit Courts Decide The Constitutionality Of Such Awards, Hironari Momioka 2017 Hokkaido University of Education

Punitive Damages Revisited: A Statistical Analysis Of How Federal Circuit Courts Decide The Constitutionality Of Such Awards, Hironari Momioka

Cleveland State Law Review

Using data from punitive damages decisions of U.S. federal circuit courts from 2004 to 2012, this paper attempts to establish empirically the following: (1) there is no apparent statistical difference between the levels of jury and judge awards; (2) U.S. Supreme Court decisions such as Philip Morris (2007) or Exxon (2008) do not actually or substantially affect the level of punitive damage awards; (3) with regard to the cases involving remittitur, or reduction of awards, the Exxon decision did not radically affect the decreasing ratio of punitive to compensatory damage awards; (4) as the levels of compensatory awards ...


When Personal Becomes Profitable: Data Collection And The Complex Link Between Corporate And Government Surveillance And The Risk To Civil Liberties, Justin Gump 2017 Union College - Schenectady, NY

When Personal Becomes Profitable: Data Collection And The Complex Link Between Corporate And Government Surveillance And The Risk To Civil Liberties, Justin Gump

Honors Theses and Student Projects

Personal data represents a commodity of increasing interest to both the United States government and large corporations. While their reasons differ, the two powerful entities have worked together to radically expand the domestic surveillance activities in the U.S. As the government surreptitiously expanded its domestic surveillance under the guise of its “war on terror,” it quickly realized that the advanced technology and access to personal data held by many large corporations presented a valuable source of surveillance information. These companies, in turn, similarly saw an opportunity for revenue in both the sale of the data and large governmental contracts ...


Tropiezos En La Formación Del Contrato: Ruptura De Las Tratativas Y El Enfoque De La Responsabilidad Aplicable, Lucero Celeste Ramírez Izaguirre 2017 Selected Works

Tropiezos En La Formación Del Contrato: Ruptura De Las Tratativas Y El Enfoque De La Responsabilidad Aplicable, Lucero Celeste Ramírez Izaguirre

Lucero Celeste Ramírez Izaguirre

Los autores plantean que, en el caso materia de análisis, el sistema de responsabilidad civil aplicable era el de la responsabilidad civil extracontractual, debido a que la controversia surgió en la etapa de las tratativas o negociación. Para explicar la posición adoptada, luego de realizar el planteamiento del caso, analizan la fi gura jurídica del contrato, la fase del iter contractual, el daño en las tratativas, el sistema jurídico aplicable y las reglas procesales que debieron ser planteadas por el abogado de la demandante


El Carácter Relativo De La Presunción Mater Semper Certa Est En Los Supuestos De Maternidad Subrogada. A Propósito De Una Reciente Sentencia, Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado 2017 Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

El Carácter Relativo De La Presunción Mater Semper Certa Est En Los Supuestos De Maternidad Subrogada. A Propósito De Una Reciente Sentencia, Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado

Marco Andrei Torres Maldonado

Para el autor, el artículo 409 del Código Civil, el cual establece la presunción de maternidad, no debe ser considerado absoluto en la medida en que existen supuestos como en el caso de maternidad subrogada que superan la ficción jurídica establecida por el legislador. En ese sentido, afirma que el intérprete no debería guiarse por el hecho biológico del parto, pues al respecto entrarían consideraciones como el interés superior del menor frente a la conducta de los progenitores biológicos. Por ello, se expresa de acuerdo a la sentencia expedida por el Quinto Juzgado Especializado en lo Constitucional de la Corte ...


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