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The New Conflict Of Laws Code Provisions Of The Federal Republic Of Germany: Introductory Comment And Translation, Rainer Gildeggen, Jochen Langkeit 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

The New Conflict Of Laws Code Provisions Of The Federal Republic Of Germany: Introductory Comment And Translation, Rainer Gildeggen, Jochen Langkeit

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Joint Venture And Related Contract Laws Of Mainland China And Taiwan: A Comparative Analysis, Clyde D. Stoltenberg, David W. McClure 2015 University of Kansas

The Joint Venture And Related Contract Laws Of Mainland China And Taiwan: A Comparative Analysis, Clyde D. Stoltenberg, David W. Mcclure

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


A New And Old Theory For Adjudicating Standardized Contracts, Eric Mills Holmes, Dagmar Thürmann 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

A New And Old Theory For Adjudicating Standardized Contracts, Eric Mills Holmes, Dagmar Thürmann

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Harmonization Of Browsewrap Agreements Abroad And The Protection Of American Consumers, Tinsley A. Ashley 2015 Florida State University

The Harmonization Of Browsewrap Agreements Abroad And The Protection Of American Consumers, Tinsley A. Ashley

Tinsley A Ashley

No abstract provided.


Stiffing The Arbitrators: The Problem Of Nonpayment In Commercial Arbitration, Brian Farkas, Neal M. Eiseman 2015 Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP / Brooklyn Law School

Stiffing The Arbitrators: The Problem Of Nonpayment In Commercial Arbitration, Brian Farkas, Neal M. Eiseman

Brian Farkas

Commercial arbitration is a creature of contract; the parties are there because they choose to be, either including an arbitration clause in their written agreement or, after a dispute developed, electing to avoid litigation all together. Arbitration also comes with an up-front cost non-existent in litigation: the arbitrators. Taxpayers pay for their state and federal judges, but the parties themselves pay for their arbitrators.

But what happens if one party refuses (or is otherwise unable) to pay the arbitrator? If the arbitrator then refuses to proceed, as is likely, should the dispute revert to court, in derogation of the prior ...


Gambling On Our Financial Future: How The Federal Government Fiddles While State Common Law Is A Safer Bet To Prevent Another Financial Collapse, Brian M. McCall 2015 University of Oklahoma

Gambling On Our Financial Future: How The Federal Government Fiddles While State Common Law Is A Safer Bet To Prevent Another Financial Collapse, Brian M. Mccall

Brian M McCall

Many politicians and commentators agree that credit default swaps (CDS) played a significant role in the financial crisis of 2008. Yet, few who observe this role are aware that CDS were set loose on the economy by the federal pre-emption of thousands of years of public policy. Since the time of Aristotle law, philosophy and public policy have been hostile to gambling. Viewed as a socially unproductive zero sum wealth transfer, the law has generally refused to permit parties to use the courts to enforce wagers. Courts and legislatures worked in harmony to control and in some cases punish financial ...


Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca 2015 University of Akron School of Law

Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca

Akron Law Publications

Authorship, and hence, initial ownership of copyrighted works is oftentimes controlled by the 1976 Copyright Act’s work made for hire doctrine. This doctrine states that works created by employees within the scope of their employment result in the employer owning the copyright. One key determination in this analysis is whether the hired party is an employee or independent contractor. In 1989, the U.S. Supreme Court, in CCNV v. Reid, answered the question of how employees are distinguished from independent contractors by setting forth a list of factors courts should consider. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court did not give further ...


Why The State Cannot “Abolish Marriage” A Partial Defense Of Legal Marriage Based On The Structure Of Intimate Duties, Gregg Strauss 2015 Duke University

Why The State Cannot “Abolish Marriage” A Partial Defense Of Legal Marriage Based On The Structure Of Intimate Duties, Gregg Strauss

Faculty Scholarship

Does a liberal state have a legitimate interest in defining the terms of intimate relationships? Recently, several scholars have answered this question “no” and concluded that the state should abolish marriage, along with all other categories of intimate status. While politically infeasible, these proposals offer a powerful thought experiment. In this Article, I use this thought experiment to argue that the law cannot avoid relying on intimate status norms and has legitimate reasons to retain an intimate status like marriage.

The argument has three parts. First, even if the law abolished licensed status categories, ordinary doctrines in tort, contract and ...


Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca 2015 University of Akron School of Law

Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca

Ryan G. Vacca

Authorship, and hence, initial ownership of copyrighted works is oftentimes controlled by the 1976 Copyright Act’s work made for hire doctrine. This doctrine states that works created by employees within the scope of their employment result in the employer owning the copyright. One key determination in this analysis is whether the hired party is an employee or independent contractor. In 1989, the U.S. Supreme Court, in CCNV v. Reid, answered the question of how employees are distinguished from independent contractors by setting forth a list of factors courts should consider. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court did not give further ...


The Corporate Conspiracy Vacuum (Formerly "Corporate Conspiracy: How Not Calling A Conspiracy A Conspiracy Is Warping The Law On Corporate Wrongdoing"), Josephine Sandler Nelson 2015 Harvard Law School Affiliates

The Corporate Conspiracy Vacuum (Formerly "Corporate Conspiracy: How Not Calling A Conspiracy A Conspiracy Is Warping The Law On Corporate Wrongdoing"), Josephine Sandler Nelson

J.S. Nelson

The intracorporate conspiracy doctrine immunizes an enterprise and its agents from conspiracy prosecution based on the legal fiction that an enterprise and its agents are a single actor incapable of the meeting of two minds to form a conspiracy. The doctrine, however, misplaces incentives in contravention of agency law, criminal law, tort law, and public policy. As a result of this absence of accountability, harmful behavior is ordered and performed without consequences, and the victims of the behavior suffer without appropriate remedy.

The vacuum at the center of American conspiracy law has now warped the doctrines around it. Especially in ...


The Challenge Of Co-Religionist Commerce, Michael A. Helfand, Barak D. Richman 2015 Duke Law School

The Challenge Of Co-Religionist Commerce, Michael A. Helfand, Barak D. Richman

Faculty Scholarship

This Article addresses the rise of “co-religionist commerce” in the United States — that is, the explosion of commercial dealings that take place between co-religionists who intend their transactions to achieve both commercial and religious objectives. To remain viable, co-religionist commerce requires all the legal support necessary to sustain all other commercial relationships. Contracts must be enforced, parties must be protected against torts, and disputes must be reliably adjudicated.

Under current constitutional doctrine, co-religionist commercial agreements must be translated into secular terminology if there are to be judicially enforced. However, religious goods and services often cannot be accurately translated without religious ...


Obstacles To Ph1n1 Vaccine Availability: The Complex Contracting Relationship Between Vaccine Manufacturers, Who, Donor And Beneficiary Governments, Sam Halabi 2015 University of Tulsa College of Law

Obstacles To Ph1n1 Vaccine Availability: The Complex Contracting Relationship Between Vaccine Manufacturers, Who, Donor And Beneficiary Governments, Sam Halabi

Sam Halabi

Vaccines are the most important line of defense to protect public health and the spread of disease during influenza pandemics. Yet the 2009 experience with pandemic H1N1 influenza showed that manufacturers, wealthy and poor governments were completely unprepared for the demands that global demand for vaccine production and distribution might impose. This chapter analyzes the failures of the system in 2009-10 with the aim of facilitating greater preparedness for future influenza pandemics.


Traditional Surrogacy Contracts, Partial Enforcement, And The Challenge For Family Law, Mark Strasser 2015 University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Traditional Surrogacy Contracts, Partial Enforcement, And The Challenge For Family Law, Mark Strasser

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

Surrogacy remains controversial. Several states ban commercial surrogacy while several other states permit it, subject to certain conditions. In addition, many state legislatures simply have not spoken to the legality of surrogacy agreements. Courts have addressed whether such contracts are enforceable in individual instances, either as a matter of public policy or, perhaps, because of a claimed breach of contract.

Part II of this Article traces the development of the jurisprudence regarding the enforcement of surrogacy agreements, noting how there seemed to be a consensus within the parameters set by state law. Part III addresses a few recent decisions in ...


Defining Agency And Its Scope, Deborah A. DeMott 2015 Duke Law School

Defining Agency And Its Scope, Deborah A. Demott

Faculty Scholarship

Fiduciary law necessarily raises issues of delineation and demarcation, which this paper demonstrates through examples involving common-law agents. Serving as an agent, and thus as a fiduciary, does not necessarily mean that agency law prescribes all duties that the agent owes the principal. The agent may have rights external to the relationship that the agent may exercise, distinct from the duty of loyalty owed the principal. When an agent acts outside the bounds of an agency relationship, the principal’s consent is not requisite to conduct that would constitute disloyalty within the bounds of the agency relationship. The paper illustrates ...


Summary Of First Financial Bank, N.A. V. Lane, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 96, Patrick Phippen 2014 Nevada Law Journal

Summary Of First Financial Bank, N.A. V. Lane, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 96, Patrick Phippen

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court determined that (1) the limitation in the second sentence of NRS 40.451 simply means a lender cannot recover in deficiency judgment actions for future advances secured but not paid at the time of default and (2) NRS 40.451 by itself does not contemplate successors in interest.


Book Review: Contract Law In The Ussr And The United States: History And General Concept. E. Allan Farnsworth And Victor P. Mozolin. Washington: International Law Institute In Cooperation With Parker School Of Foreign And Comparative Law, Columbia University School Of Law, 1987., Michael Wells 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Book Review: Contract Law In The Ussr And The United States: History And General Concept. E. Allan Farnsworth And Victor P. Mozolin. Washington: International Law Institute In Cooperation With Parker School Of Foreign And Comparative Law, Columbia University School Of Law, 1987., Michael Wells

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Nature Of Deposit Contract In Iran Civil Law, Mohamad Ali Ali Yousefkhani Mr 2014 Araz

Nature Of Deposit Contract In Iran Civil Law, Mohamad Ali Ali Yousefkhani Mr

Mohamad Ali Ali Yousefkhani

As you know that in recent years the legislatures are sometimes have a problem to detect and distinguishing the parties intention at first of making an agreements and contract .

it sometimes the Judges are complaining about the parties intention and they distracted the said persons target .

in this article we want to consider the parties intention in 'Deposit contract and in the future we will be considered the other elements of this momentous contract .


Book Review: Uniform Sales Law: The U.N. Convention On Contracts For The International Sale Of Goods. Dr. Peter Schlechtriem, Manzsche Verlags - Und Universitatsbuchhandlung, Vienna 1986, Pp. 120., Michael C. Doland 2014 Doland & Gould

Book Review: Uniform Sales Law: The U.N. Convention On Contracts For The International Sale Of Goods. Dr. Peter Schlechtriem, Manzsche Verlags - Und Universitatsbuchhandlung, Vienna 1986, Pp. 120., Michael C. Doland

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Commentary On The International Sales Law. The 1980 Vienna Sales Convention. C.M. Bianca And M.J. Bonell Et Al. Milan, Italy: Guiffre 1987. Pp. 678 Plus Appendices And Index., Joseph J. Darby 2014 University of San Diego School of Law

Book Review: Commentary On The International Sales Law. The 1980 Vienna Sales Convention. C.M. Bianca And M.J. Bonell Et Al. Milan, Italy: Guiffre 1987. Pp. 678 Plus Appendices And Index., Joseph J. Darby

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Commercial Letters Of Confirmation In International Trade: Austrian, French, German And Swiss Law And Uniform Law Under The 1980 Sales Convention, Michael Esser 2014 Cole, Corette & Abrutyn

Commercial Letters Of Confirmation In International Trade: Austrian, French, German And Swiss Law And Uniform Law Under The 1980 Sales Convention, Michael Esser

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


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