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Anarquismo Judicial E Segurança Jurídica, Ivo T. Gico Jr. 2015 UniCeuB

Anarquismo Judicial E Segurança Jurídica, Ivo T. Gico Jr.

Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr.

A partir de uma interpretação da segurança jurídica como uma forma de capital, o capital jurídico, explora-se as consequências sociais da ausência de mecanismos de coordenação entre magistrados para a formação e manutenção de jurisprudência, em especial, o anarquismo judicial. Utilizando-se um modelo agente-principal, demonstra-se que os magistrados brasileiros não possuem incentivos e mecanismos suficientes para investir em capital jurídico e uniformizar regras jurídicas. A insegurança jurídica resultante gera incentivos para a sobreutilização dos tribunais, resultando no problema endêmico de congestionamento.


The Curious, Perjurious Requirements Of Illinois Supreme Court Rule 12(B)(3)., Wm. Dennis Huber 2015 Capella University

The Curious, Perjurious Requirements Of Illinois Supreme Court Rule 12(B)(3)., Wm. Dennis Huber

Wm. Dennis Huber

A 2010 survey of Illinois Civil Procedure discussed recent amendments to the Illinois Supreme Court Rules that apply to civil practice issues.1 The survey began with Notices of Appeal and a substantial part of the survey of Notices of Appeal was devoted to Secura Insurance Co. v. Illinois Farmers Insurance Co.2 The purpose of this Article is to examine in greater depth the requirements of filing notices of appeal under Illinois Supreme Court Rule 12(b)(3) and the corresponding proof of service of Rule 373.

Illinois Supreme Court Rule 12(b)(3) has what can only be ...


Rules Of Evidence For Your First Federal Or New York Trial, Gerald Lebovits 2015 Columbia, Fordham & NYU Law Schools

Rules Of Evidence For Your First Federal Or New York Trial, Gerald Lebovits

Gerald Lebovits

No abstract provided.


Mixing Law And Equity Causes Of Action Does Not Preclude A Jury Trial, Philip M. Halpern 2015 Collier, Halpern, Newberg & Nolletti, LLP

Mixing Law And Equity Causes Of Action Does Not Preclude A Jury Trial, Philip M. Halpern

Pace Law Review

This article addresses the issue of the preclusion of jury trials in actions which contemplate both legal and equitable relief. Part II of this article addresses the constitutional and statutory history of New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (“CPLR”) Section 4101 concerning issues triable by a jury and the dichotomy between those actions triable by a jury and equitable actions triable by the court alone. Part III of this article addresses the interplay between CPLR Sections 4101 and 4102, concerning demand and waiver of trial by jury, and the analysis developed by the courts to determine whether a jury ...


Class Actions And The Counterrevolution Against Federal Litigation, Stephen B. Burbank, Sean Farhang 2015 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Class Actions And The Counterrevolution Against Federal Litigation, Stephen B. Burbank, Sean Farhang

Faculty Scholarship

In this article we situate consideration of class actions in a framework, and fortify it with data, that we have developed as part of a larger project, the goal of which is to assess the counterrevolution against private enforcement of federal law from an institutional perspective. In a series of articles emerging from the project, we have documented how the Executive, Congress and the Supreme Court (wielding both judicial power under Article III of the Constitution and delegated legislative power under the Rules Enabling Act) fared in efforts to reverse or dull the effects of statutory and other incentives for ...


Updating Priest And Klein, Yoon-Ho Alex Lee, Daniel M. Klerman 2015 USC Gould School of Law

Updating Priest And Klein, Yoon-Ho Alex Lee, Daniel M. Klerman

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

In their 1984 article, “The Selection of Disputes for Litigation,” Priest and Klein famously hypothesized a “tendency toward 50 percent plaintiff victories” among litigated cases. Nevertheless, many scholars doubt the validity of their conclusions, because the model they relied upon does not meet modern standards of rigor. This article updates the Priest-Klein model by considering three modifications. First, we raise a novel critique of the Priest-Klein model—that it is non-Bayesian—and show that most of the results of Priest and Klein (1984) pertaining to limits nevertheless remain valid under a modified model in which parties use Bayes’ rule to ...


The Priest-Klein Hypotheses: Proofs And Generality, Yoon-Ho Alex Lee, Daniel M. Klerman 2015 USC Gould School of Law

The Priest-Klein Hypotheses: Proofs And Generality, Yoon-Ho Alex Lee, Daniel M. Klerman

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

Priest and Klein’s 1984 article, “The Selection of Disputes for Litigation,” famously hypothesized a “tendency toward 50 percent plaintiff victories” among litigated cases. Despite the article’s enduring influence, its results have never been formally proved, and doubts remain about their meaning, validity, and generality. This article makes two main contributions. First, it distinguishes six distinct hypotheses plausibly attributable to Priest and Klein. Second, it mathematically proves or disproves the hypotheses under a formalized and generalized version of Priest and Klein’s model. The Fifty-Percent Limit Hypothesis and three other hypotheses attributable to Priest and Klein (1984) are mathematically ...


Personal Jurisdiction: A Doctrinal Labyrinth With No Exit, Simona Grossi 2015 University of Akron

Personal Jurisdiction: A Doctrinal Labyrinth With No Exit, Simona Grossi

Akron Law Review

No abstract provided.


Summary Of Provincial Gov’T Of Marinduque V. Placer Dome, Inc., 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 63076 (June 11, 2015), Stacy Newman 2015 Nevada Law Journal

Summary Of Provincial Gov’T Of Marinduque V. Placer Dome, Inc., 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 63076 (June 11, 2015), Stacy Newman

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court affirmed the district court's order dismissing the complaint for forum non conveniens. The Court found the lower court properly gave less deference to the respondent’s choice of a Nevada forum and did not abuse its discretion by dismissing the case because the case lacked any bona fide connection to this state, adequate alternative fora existed, and the burdens of litigating in Nevada outweighed any convenience to the respondent. Furthermore, the Court held the district court imposed appropriate conditions on dismissal to ensure the existence of an adequate alternative forum for this litigation.


Summary Of Nutton V. Sunset Station, Inc., 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 34 (June 11, 2015), Joseph Meissner 2015 Nevada Law Journal

Summary Of Nutton V. Sunset Station, Inc., 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 34 (June 11, 2015), Joseph Meissner

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court determined the proper relationship between NRCP 15(a) and NRCP 16(b), and explored whether a proposed amendment under NRCP 15(a) can be deemed “futile” because it is unsupported by, or contradicts, factual evidence produced during discovery.


Summary Of Berry V. Feil, 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 37 (June 11, 2015), Patrick Phippen 2015 Nevada Law Journal

Summary Of Berry V. Feil, 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 37 (June 11, 2015), Patrick Phippen

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The exhaustion requirement applies regardless of what court the complaint is filed in, and that a state court has no discretion to stay a § 1983 action to allow for administrative remedies to be pursued.


Scrutiny Of The Venire, Scrutiny From The Bench: Smithkline Beecham Corp. V. Abbott Laboratories And The Application Of Heightened Scrutiny To Sexual Orientation Classifications, Parker Williams 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Scrutiny Of The Venire, Scrutiny From The Bench: Smithkline Beecham Corp. V. Abbott Laboratories And The Application Of Heightened Scrutiny To Sexual Orientation Classifications, Parker Williams

Catholic University Law Review

In SmithKline Beecham Corp. v. Abbott Laboratories, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals applied heightened scrutiny to a sexual orientation classification. Through SmithKline, the Ninth Circuit became one of the first federal circuit courts to do so explicitly; and by unequivocally applying a more exacting standard than rational basis, it furthered the framework developed in cases such as Romer v. Evans, Lawrence v. Texas, and United States v. Windsor. This Note asserts that SmithKline is a significant victory for the advancement of LGBT rights, as evidenced by its use to strike down several same-sex marriage bans and in court filings ...


Summary Of Fulbrook V. Allstate Ins. Co., 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 33 (Jun. 4, 2015), Walter Fick 2015 Nevada Law Journal

Summary Of Fulbrook V. Allstate Ins. Co., 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 33 (Jun. 4, 2015), Walter Fick

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court held that appellant’s counsel’s “technical difficulties,” with regard to e-mails and case files, was an insufficient basis on which to recall remittitur, because the technical difficulties were unrelated to Nevada’s electronic filing system, which exclusively provides required notifications to counsel.


Creativity Inspired Community: A Practice And Process For Growing Communities Through Group Creativity, david eyman 2015 Buffalo State College

Creativity Inspired Community: A Practice And Process For Growing Communities Through Group Creativity, David Eyman

Creative Studies Graduate Student Master's Projects

This project explores the use of group creativity practices to support changing attitudes and the formation of cohesive communities in civic and business settings. More specifically this project explores the use of a predetermined sequence of group creativity tools to facilitate a change in participant mentality. The attitudinal shift is from self-serving to engaged and collaborative. The ultimate outcome of using the proposed framework is the bonding of incompatibly opinionated people into a solidified community that is responsible for implementing their novel ideas. Ideas formed within this process are a reflection of the individual’s personal life objectives as they ...


The End Of Another Era: Reflections On Daimler And Its Implications For Judicial Jurisdiction In The United States, Linda J. Silberman 2015 New York University School of Law

The End Of Another Era: Reflections On Daimler And Its Implications For Judicial Jurisdiction In The United States, Linda J. Silberman

New York University Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers

The Supreme Court’s decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman confirmed what the Court hinted at in its earlier decision in Goodyear Dunlop Tires v. Brown—that a corporation must be sued “at home” unless the claims being asserted relate to the corporation’s activity in the forum state. Together, the decisions put an end to an era of general jurisdiction jurisprudence in the United States. Professor Silberman highlights the impact of these decisions in both interstate and international cases. She examines related areas of jurisdictional doctrine that are likely to be affected, including new ways of defining and interpreting ...


Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part Xlii—In Limine, Trial, And Post-Trial Motions Continued, Gerald Lebovits 2015 Columbia, Fordham & NYU Law Schools

Drafting New York Civil-Litigation Documents: Part Xlii—In Limine, Trial, And Post-Trial Motions Continued, Gerald Lebovits

Gerald Lebovits

No abstract provided.


Summary Of Catholic Diocese Of Green Bay, Inc. V. John Doe 119, 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 29 (May 28, 2015), Adam Wynott 2015 Nevada Law Journal

Summary Of Catholic Diocese Of Green Bay, Inc. V. John Doe 119, 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 29 (May 28, 2015), Adam Wynott

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court held a plaintiff must prove sufficient contacts with the jurisdiction in order to establish personal jurisdiction over a defendant. Without proof of sufficient contacts, Nevada courts do not have personal jurisdiction over a foreign Catholic diocese. The Court reversed the district court’s decision.


Summary Of Weddell V. Sharp, 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 28 (May 28, 2015), Ashleigh Wise 2015 Nevada Law Journal

Summary Of Weddell V. Sharp, 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 28 (May 28, 2015), Ashleigh Wise

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court held that a defendant may raise a defense of claim preclusion against a plaintiff’s complaint even when that defendant was not a party or privy with a defendant in an earlier action brought by the plaintiff. The Court modified the privity requirement established in Five Star Capital Corp. v. Ruby, 124 Nev. 1048, 194 P.3d 709 (2008) to incorporate nonmutual claim preclusion.


Obtaining International Judicial Assistance Under The Federal Rules And The Hague Convention On The Taking Of Evidence Abroad In Civil And Commercial Matters: An Exposition Of The Procedures And A Practical Example: In Re Westinghouse Uranium Contract Litigation, Robert J. Augustine 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Obtaining International Judicial Assistance Under The Federal Rules And The Hague Convention On The Taking Of Evidence Abroad In Civil And Commercial Matters: An Exposition Of The Procedures And A Practical Example: In Re Westinghouse Uranium Contract Litigation, Robert J. Augustine

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Fighting Slapps In Federal Court: Erie, The Rules Enabling Act, And The Application Of State Anti-Slapp Laws In Federal Diversity Actions, Benjamin Ernst 2015 Boston College Law School

Fighting Slapps In Federal Court: Erie, The Rules Enabling Act, And The Application Of State Anti-Slapp Laws In Federal Diversity Actions, Benjamin Ernst

Boston College Law Review

Legislatures across the United States have passed laws to combat strategic lawsuits against public participation (“SLAPPs”)—suits brought solely to harass a party that has exercised protected speech or petitioning activity. Federal courts exercising diversity jurisdiction have struggled to determine whether these nominally procedural laws—particularly their hallmark special motions to dismiss—apply outside of state courts. A proper reading of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure reveals that these laws may operate harmoniously alongside the federal system, and the twin aims articulated in the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins favor application of ...


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