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Let’S Talk About Sex: A Call For Guardianship Reform In Washington State, Sage Graves 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Let’S Talk About Sex: A Call For Guardianship Reform In Washington State, Sage Graves

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Living Under The Boot: Militarization And Peaceful Protest, Charlotte Guerra 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Living Under The Boot: Militarization And Peaceful Protest, Charlotte Guerra

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


In Her Words: Recognizing And Preventing Abusive Litigation Against Domestic Violence Survivors, David Ward 2016 Seattle University School of Law

In Her Words: Recognizing And Preventing Abusive Litigation Against Domestic Violence Survivors, David Ward

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Let’S Invest In People, Not Prisons: How Washington State Should Address Its Ex-Offender Unemployment Rate, Sara Taboada 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Let’S Invest In People, Not Prisons: How Washington State Should Address Its Ex-Offender Unemployment Rate, Sara Taboada

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Persistence And Resistance: Women’S Leadership And Ending Gender-Based Violence In Guatemala, Serena Cosgrove, Kristi Lee 2016 Seattle University

Persistence And Resistance: Women’S Leadership And Ending Gender-Based Violence In Guatemala, Serena Cosgrove, Kristi Lee

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


The Crazy Quilt Of Laws: Bringing Uniformity To Surrogacy Laws In The United States, Makenzie B. Russo 2016 Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut

The Crazy Quilt Of Laws: Bringing Uniformity To Surrogacy Laws In The United States, Makenzie B. Russo

Senior Theses and Projects

Modern technology and innovative procedures have opened the possibility of parenthood to a variety of people who can’t have children of their own—single people, people with medical issues or infertility problems, same-sex couples and other nontraditional families. The demand has spawned a proliferation of new businesses, including fertility clinics, surrogacy agencies, and online brokers specializing in matching Indian- or Ukrainian-based surrogates for prospective parents who have been confronted with surrogacy in the U.S. being either unaffordable or illegal in their home state. Since the 1980s, surrogacy has swept the nation and helped thousands of individuals realize their ...


Competition And Regulation In The Insurance Sector: Reassessing The Mccarran-Ferguson Act, Susan Beth Farmer 2016 Penn State Law

Competition And Regulation In The Insurance Sector: Reassessing The Mccarran-Ferguson Act, Susan Beth Farmer

Susan Beth Farmer

This article was presented at a symposium entitled “Public and Private: Are the Boundaries in Transition?” sponsored by the American Antitrust Institute on June 24, 2010. It proposes a different paradigm, which more precisely describes regulation and competition in the insurance sector. This relationship is the shifting boundary between state and federal regulation instead of a boundary between the public and private sectors. The McCarran-Ferguson Act was adopted to protect firms acting in the business of insurance from federal antitrust scrutiny, but its language and impact goes far beyond federal competition law. So broad is the exemption that the modern ...


Response To Professor Paul Secunda's Comparatice Analysis Of The Treatment Of Employment Claims In Insolvency Proceedings And Guarantee Schemes In Oecd Countries, Israel Goldowitz 2016 Personal Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Response To Professor Paul Secunda's Comparatice Analysis Of The Treatment Of Employment Claims In Insolvency Proceedings And Guarantee Schemes In Oecd Countries, Israel Goldowitz

Fordham Urban Law Journal

No abstract provided.


With Liberty And Access For Some: The Aca’S Disconnect For Women’S Health, Nicole Huberfeld 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law and Bioethics

With Liberty And Access For Some: The Aca’S Disconnect For Women’S Health, Nicole Huberfeld

Fordham Urban Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Healthy Reform, Healthy Cities: Using Law And Policy To Reduce Obesity Rates In Underserved Communities, Christine Fry, Sara Zimmerman, Manel Kappagoda 2016 ChangeLab Solutions

Healthy Reform, Healthy Cities: Using Law And Policy To Reduce Obesity Rates In Underserved Communities, Christine Fry, Sara Zimmerman, Manel Kappagoda

Fordham Urban Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Who’S Smiling Now?: Disparities In American Dental Health, Janet L. Dolgin 2016 Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Who’S Smiling Now?: Disparities In American Dental Health, Janet L. Dolgin

Fordham Urban Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Establishing Construct Validity And Reliability: Pilot Testing Of A Qualitative Interview For Research In Takaful (Islamic Insurance), Maryam Dikko 2016 Universiti Utara Malaysia

Establishing Construct Validity And Reliability: Pilot Testing Of A Qualitative Interview For Research In Takaful (Islamic Insurance), Maryam Dikko

The Qualitative Report

This paper describes the process of the conduct of preliminary tests to determine the construct and content validity of the chosen data collection method for a study into the relationship between Islamic principles and objectives, Islamic financial law and takaful (slamic Insurance) operations and practices in Nigeria. Semi-structured interviews were tested on a select group of respondents mirroring the intended subjects in the field. The pilot test showed the construct to be both valid and reliable while giving the opportunity to insert refinements to the research tool.


No-Fault Insurance Fraud: An Overview, Louis J. Papa, Anthony Basile 2016 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

No-Fault Insurance Fraud: An Overview, Louis J. Papa, Anthony Basile

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


More Carrot, Less Stick: Workplace Wellness Programs & The Discriminatory Impact Of Financial And Health-Based Incentives, Emily Koruda 2016 Boston College Law School

More Carrot, Less Stick: Workplace Wellness Programs & The Discriminatory Impact Of Financial And Health-Based Incentives, Emily Koruda

Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice

In recent years, more and more employers are turning to workplace wellness programs to combat rising health care costs by rewarding employees for improving their health-related behaviors and penalizing those who do not attain measureable health outcomes. Yet these wellness programs run counter to the goals of improving the overall health and livelihood of employees when they shift health care costs onto the employees who need lower premiums the most. There is little evidence that these programs can avoid being discriminatory. This Note analyzes the disparate impact of workplace wellness programs on low-income individuals, individuals with disabilities, and certain racial ...


The Affordable Care Act, Experience Rating, And The Problem Of Non-Vaccination, Eric Esshaki 2016 University of Michigan Law School

The Affordable Care Act, Experience Rating, And The Problem Of Non-Vaccination, Eric Esshaki

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform Caveat

Polio, the whooping cough, and the mumps, among many other communicable diseases, were once prevalent in communities within the developed world and killed millions of people.1 The advent of vaccinations contained or eradicated several of these diseases.2 However, these diseases still exist in the environment3 and are making a comeback in the United States.4 Their persistence is directly attributable to the rising trend among parents refusing to vaccinate their children.5 One proposed solution to this problem is to hold parents liable in tort when others are harmed by their failure to vaccinate. Another proposed solution argues ...


The Battle To Define The Scope Of Attorney-Client Privilege In The Context Of Insurance Company Bad Faith: A Judicial War Zone, Steven Plitt, Joshua D. Rogers 2016 James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona; Current successor author to the nationally acclaimed insurance treatise COUCH ON INSURANCE 3D

The Battle To Define The Scope Of Attorney-Client Privilege In The Context Of Insurance Company Bad Faith: A Judicial War Zone, Steven Plitt, Joshua D. Rogers

University of New Hampshire Law Review

[Excerpt] "The attorney-client privilege is the "oldest of the privileges for confidential communications known to the common law."' The privilege is "[d]eeply rooted in public policy," and plays a 'vital role' in the administration of justice." As such, the privilege is "traditionally deemed worthy of maximum legal protection"' and "it remains one of the most carefully guarded privileges and is not readily to be whittled down." The privilege has come under assault in the insurance bad faith context in recent decades resulting in a "whittling down" of the privilege for insurance companies as a target party. Over the past ...


Consumer Protection In The Age Of Big Data, Max N. Helveston 2016 DePaul University College of Law

Consumer Protection In The Age Of Big Data, Max N. Helveston

Washington University Law Review

The Big Data revolution is upon us. Technological advances in the degree to which third parties can record information about individuals, along with increases in the use of predictive analytics, are transforming the way that business is conducted in practically all sectors of the economy. This is particularly true in the insurance industry, where a firm’s ability to forecast the future is the central determinant of its profitability.

Scholars and the media have touted the potential benefits of Big Data analytics—it will enable businesses to tailor their practices to suit consumers’ preferences and increase the efficiency of their ...


A User's Guide To Easier Flood Insurance: A Look Into The History Of Flood Insurance Claims Dispute Processing And Suggestions For Improvement, Courtney Lauer 2016 University of Missouri School of Law

A User's Guide To Easier Flood Insurance: A Look Into The History Of Flood Insurance Claims Dispute Processing And Suggestions For Improvement, Courtney Lauer

Journal of Dispute Resolution

In 2012, Superstorm Sandy alone produced 144,484 claims for federal flood insurance coverage under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The NFIP was created under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, and was designed to limit the impact of flooding on both private and public structures. The NFIP’s self-stated goal was to decrease the socioeconomic effects of natural disasters by encouraging the purchase of flood insurance and general risk insurance.


Pension De-Risking, Brendan Maher 2016 University of Connecticut School of Law

Pension De-Risking, Brendan Maher

Faculty Articles and Papers

The United States is facing a retirement crisis, in significant part because defined benefit pension plans have been replaced by defined contribution retirement plans that, whatever their theoretical merit, have left significant numbers of workers unprepared for retirement. A troubling example of the continuing movement away from defined benefit plans is a new phenomenon euphemistically called “pension de-risking.” Recent years have been marked by high-profile companies engaging in various actions designed to reduce the company’s exposure to pension funding risk (hence the term “pension de-risking”). Some de-risking strategies convert a federally-guaranteed pension into a more risky private annuity. Other ...


Banking Without Guarantees? Public Policy Considerations Concerning Insurance Company Retained Asset Accounts, Jill M. Bisco, Chad G. Marzen 2016 University of Akron

Banking Without Guarantees? Public Policy Considerations Concerning Insurance Company Retained Asset Accounts, Jill M. Bisco, Chad G. Marzen

University of Baltimore Law Review

During a child’s early years, many lessons are learned about the way the world operates. There are many lessons about language— schoolchildren learn how to write cursive, to write paragraphs, and also how to spell. There are lessons about the various continents and countries around the world, the various cultures, and the various careers one can pursue after entering into adulthood. Amidst these lessons, many will receive a piggy bank for the first time to learn the value of saving money. Over time, the value of the money in a piggy bank sometimes yields a surprise. Around a person ...


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