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Ensayo Sobre La Nueva Ley Universitaria 30220, joshimar de la cruz aroni 2014 SelectedWorks

Ensayo Sobre La Nueva Ley Universitaria 30220, Joshimar De La Cruz Aroni

Joshimar De la cruz Aroni

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Plead Guilty, Without Bargaining: Learning From China’S “Summary Procedure” Before Enacting Indonesia’S “Special Procedure” In Criminal Procedure., Choky Risda Ramadhan Mr. 2014 SelectedWorks

Plead Guilty, Without Bargaining: Learning From China’S “Summary Procedure” Before Enacting Indonesia’S “Special Procedure” In Criminal Procedure., Choky Risda Ramadhan Mr.

Choky Risda Ramadhan Mr.

Because Indonesian courts are increasingly overrun with criminal cases, Indonesian lawmakers recently introduced a criminal procedure bill to include “special procedure” (jalur khusus), a procedure that allows defendants to plead guilty in order to increase efficiency. Unlike plea-bargaining in the U.S., this procedure more resembles China’s “summary procedure,” which is solely conducted by a judge, not negotiated independently by prosecutors and defendants. Before enacting the provision of special procedure, however, Indonesian lawmakers should learn from China’s successes and failures implementing summary procedure. While this procedure resulted in increased efficiency in China, it did not provide for defense ...


Syllabus-2014-Cclsaarcn-Monsoon Semester-Llm-Dna-Fls-Sau-Comparative Constitutional Law Of Saarc Nations, Dr Nafees Ahmad 2014 SelectedWorks

Syllabus-2014-Cclsaarcn-Monsoon Semester-Llm-Dna-Fls-Sau-Comparative Constitutional Law Of Saarc Nations, Dr Nafees Ahmad

Dr Nafees Ahmad

The Constitutional Law is the part of the core curriculum that every student should study. The course aims to equip students for comparative analysis of major constitutional principles and institutions. In order to do so the course will introduce students into the methods of comparative constitutional law and comparative politics of constitution. It is hard to imagine functioning as a judge or jurist or lawyer etc. anywhere in the world without a basic knowledge of a nation’s charter of government and repository of individual rights. But South Asian University is a unique and rare concept that is unprecedented and ...


"That Gear Stick Is Not Your Husband's P----." Why The Dissent In Vance V. Ball State University Got It Right, And A Comparison Of The Law Of Employer Vicarious Liability For Sexual Harassment In The United States And South Africa, Justin A. Behravesh 2014 SelectedWorks

"That Gear Stick Is Not Your Husband's P----." Why The Dissent In Vance V. Ball State University Got It Right, And A Comparison Of The Law Of Employer Vicarious Liability For Sexual Harassment In The United States And South Africa, Justin A. Behravesh

Justin A. Behravesh

This article provides unique critical analysis of the United States Supreme Court's June 2013 decision of Vance v. Ball State University, by comparing that decision to recent South African common law and statutory developments. I argue that Vance's redefinition of what constitutes a "supervisor" for purposes of vicarious liability will have devastating effect on working women in the United States. Ultimately using South African law as a model framework, I conclude that the factors that should trigger vicarious liability should be based on policy concerns, not arbitrary definitions of what constitutes a "supervisor."


Norway’S Companies Act: A 10-Year Look At Gender Equality, Kristen Carroll 2014 Pace University

Norway’S Companies Act: A 10-Year Look At Gender Equality, Kristen Carroll

Pace International Law Review

This analysis assesses the amendment to Norway’s Companies Act, in light of the 10-year anniversary of the mandate of female representation on corporate boards. First, I discuss the implementation of the quota, Section 6-11a. Second, I compare three statistical studies that analyze the effects of the quota on corporate profitability, overall firm performance, and the changing dynamics of the managerial positions. Finally, I evaluate the various avenues to fully achieving diversity, such as the successes and failures of a quota-type system and possible initiatives that governments and companies can enact to achieve gender-balance in the workplace. While some hypothesize ...


Corporate Governance Sex Regimes: Peripheral Thoughts From Across The Atlantic, Horatia Muir Watt 2014 Pace University

Corporate Governance Sex Regimes: Peripheral Thoughts From Across The Atlantic, Horatia Muir Watt

Pace International Law Review

The very recent and highly mediatized “Declaration of the 343 Salauds”, where 343 (male) signatures in support of prostitution in a form designed to echo the highly significant declaration of as many women in 1971 in favor of the legalization of abortion, sheds particularly interesting light upon debate about sex regimes in connection with French law. France has recently introduced compulsory quotas for women in corporate boards after imposing la parité for public appointments. A comparative perspective, confronting this recent legislative development from across the Atlantic with policy views on affirmative action and philosophical conceptions of diversity in the United ...


Gender Quotas For Corporate Boards: Options For Legal Design In The United States, Anne L. Alstott 2014 Pace University

Gender Quotas For Corporate Boards: Options For Legal Design In The United States, Anne L. Alstott

Pace International Law Review

Recently, U.S. activists, scholars, and policy makers have turned their attention to one notable effort to address the gender gap in management: gender quotas for corporate boards of directors. Twelve European countries have pioneered quotas in this context. France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, and Belgium now have mandatory quotas ranging from 30%-40%. Spain, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Austria, and Slovenia have voluntary quotas, and Germany and the EU are considering legislation to mandate quotas. Gender quotas for corporate boards represent an intriguing option, even if the case for quotas is not airtight. The argument for gender quotas rests ...


Gender Diversity On Corporate Boards: How Racial Politics Impedes Progress In The United States, Cheryl L. Wade 2014 Pace University

Gender Diversity On Corporate Boards: How Racial Politics Impedes Progress In The United States, Cheryl L. Wade

Pace International Law Review

The excellent conference organized by Darren Rosenblum comparing global approaches to board diversity inspired me to think about how progress in this context has unfolded in the United States. Even though the issue of diversity on corporate boards has become a global issue, few U.S. boards have moved beyond mere tokenism when it comes to female directors. One reason for the lack of diversity among corporate directors is that board selection has been based on membership in a particular network. This essay, however, focuses on the persisting problem of discrimination—a more invidious explanation for the fact that very ...


Diversity In The Boardroom: A Content Analysis Of Corporate Proxy Disclosures, Aaron A. Dhir 2014 Pace University

Diversity In The Boardroom: A Content Analysis Of Corporate Proxy Disclosures, Aaron A. Dhir

Pace International Law Review

My work in this field has focused on regulation by quota and regulation by disclosure. With regard to quotas, strikingly, the Norwegian law is not located in regulation that explicitly deals with human rights or equality issues; rather, it is found in the heart of the legal regime that gives life and personality to corporations – in Norwegian corporate law. I have conducted qualitative, interview-based research with Norwegian corporate directors, both men and women. It is only through understanding how the goals of the law have translated into the day-to-day existence of these individuals that we can begin to consider the ...


Comparative Sex Regimes And Corporate Governance: An Introduction, Darren Rosenblum 2014 Pace University

Comparative Sex Regimes And Corporate Governance: An Introduction, Darren Rosenblum

Pace International Law Review

In February 2013, on the day of the worst snowstorm in many years, Pace International Law Review conducted a symposium on “Comparative Sex Regimes and Corporate Governance.” Despite a total shutdown of all transport networks and the consequent absence of a few stranded scholars, we met to discuss the fraught questions posed by corporate board quotas and formulate answers.

Led by Norway in 2003, several nations have begun to mandate certain levels of women’s inclusion on corporate boards. In the face of widespread exclusion of women from corporate power that suggests structural biases, these quotas appear radical and compelling ...


Balancing The Scales: Adhuc Sub Judice Li Est Or Trial By Media, Casey J. Cooper 2014 SelectedWorks

Balancing The Scales: Adhuc Sub Judice Li Est Or Trial By Media, Casey J. Cooper

Casey J Cooper

The right to freedom of expression and free press is recognized under almost all major human rights instruments and domestic legal systems—common and civil—in the world. However, what do you do when a fundamental right conflicts with another equally fundamental right, like the right to a fair trial? In the United States, the freedom of speech, encompassing the freedom of the press, goes nearly unfettered: the case is not the same for other common law countries. In light of cultural and historic facts, institutional factors, modern realities, and case-law, this Article contends that current American jurisprudence does not ...


Taxing Offshore Transactions In India And The Territoriality Clause - A Case For Substantial Constitutional Limitations On Indian Parliament's Power To Retrospectively Amend The Income Tax Act, Khagesh Gautam 2014 SelectedWorks

Taxing Offshore Transactions In India And The Territoriality Clause - A Case For Substantial Constitutional Limitations On Indian Parliament's Power To Retrospectively Amend The Income Tax Act, Khagesh Gautam

Khagesh Gautam

No abstract provided.


Ttip Call For Papers In E&L 2015, michele faioli 2014 SelectedWorks

Ttip Call For Papers In E&L 2015, Michele Faioli

Michele Faioli

The Scuola Europea di Relazioni Industriali – SERI is pleased to announce a call for papers for the monographic part of one of the 2015 issues of “Economia&Lavoro”, Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini’s four-monthly journal published by Carocci.


“If Its Nearly Broken, Fix It!” The Arbitration Exception And Provisional Measures In The New Regulation (Eu)1215/2012., Patrick Ibekwe 2014 SelectedWorks

“If Its Nearly Broken, Fix It!” The Arbitration Exception And Provisional Measures In The New Regulation (Eu)1215/2012., Patrick Ibekwe

Patrick Ibekwe

“IF ITS NEARLY BROKEN, FIX IT!” THE ARBITRATION EXCEPTION AND PROVISIONAL MEASURES IN THE NEW REGULATION (EU)1215/2012.

Author: Patrick Ibekwe

This article undertakes a critical assessment of the new Regulation (EU) No. 1215/2012, in relation to its impact on the arbitration exception and the availability of provisional measures in support of international commercial arbitration. The current law in this area (Brussels I), was widely acclaimed a success but stakeholders and critics argued that some unintended and un-salutary consequences are evident from its operation. These complaints centred mostly around the areas of the arbitration exception; the provisions dealing ...


Justicia Restaurativa Y Mediación Comunitaria. Emergencia De Un Nuevo Paradigma De Impartición De Justicia, Teresa M. G. Da Cunha Lopes, Diana Leticia Serrano Andrés 2014 SelectedWorks

Justicia Restaurativa Y Mediación Comunitaria. Emergencia De Un Nuevo Paradigma De Impartición De Justicia, Teresa M. G. Da Cunha Lopes, Diana Leticia Serrano Andrés

Teresa M. G. Da Cunha Lopes

Restorative justice is a systemic response to crime that emphasizes repairing the harm caused by the criminal behavior . The new paradigm called "Restorative Justice" has had significant impact, as it meant to be the answer to many victims seeking a prompt impartation of justice , fair and efficient, In addition , the victims to feel heard and participate in the process aimed at healing. The term "Restorative Justice" was first coined in 1977 by Albert Eglash that distinguished three types of criminal justice: retributive, distributive and restorative. In this article we analyze the emergence of a new paradigm, and then move to ...


Structural Models Of Religion And State In Jewish And Democratic Political Thought: Inevitable Contradiction? The Challenge For Israel, Elazar Nachalon 2014 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Structural Models Of Religion And State In Jewish And Democratic Political Thought: Inevitable Contradiction? The Challenge For Israel, Elazar Nachalon

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Migrant Workers' Access To Justice At Home: Nepal, Sarah Paoletti, Eleanor Taylor-Nicholson, Bandita Sijapati, Bassina Farbenblum 2014 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Migrant Workers' Access To Justice At Home: Nepal, Sarah Paoletti, Eleanor Taylor-Nicholson, Bandita Sijapati, Bassina Farbenblum

Faculty Scholarship

Nepal’s citizens engage in foreign employment at the highest per capita rate of any other country in Asia, and their remittances account for 25 percent of the country’s GDP. The Middle East is now the most popular destination for Nepalis--nearly 700,000 were working in the Middle East in 2011 on temporary labor contracts. For some Nepalis, working abroad provides much-needed household wealth. For others, their contributions to Nepal come at great personal cost. Migrant workers in the Gulf, for example, routinely report wage theft, lack of time off and unsafe and unhealthy working conditions. Some migrant workers ...


Preventive Detention In Malaysia: Constitutional And Judicial Obstacles To Reform And Suggestions For The Future, Tyler James B. Jeffery 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Preventive Detention In Malaysia: Constitutional And Judicial Obstacles To Reform And Suggestions For The Future, Tyler James B. Jeffery

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


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.


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