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The Rise Of The Global South, The Imf And The Future Of Law And Development, Gabriel Garcia 2016 University of Wollongong

The Rise Of The Global South, The Imf And The Future Of Law And Development, Gabriel Garcia

Dr Gabriel Garcia

After the onset of the Asian Financial Crisis, the world has witnessed a re-accommodation of the global financial system. In the particular case of middle-income countries, they have disentangled themselves from the conditionality of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and grown into more assertive actors in international forums, proposing new alternative mechanisms to become more financially independent and for the provision of development assistance. The article critically reviews the new reality by assessing the strategies deployed by developing countries to reduce the IMF’s influence and explores the potential consequences of the rise of middle-income nations for Law and Development.


Articles-Krieger_4-18-2016.Pdf, Steven A. Krieger 2016 University of California - Los Angeles

Articles-Krieger_4-18-2016.Pdf, Steven A. Krieger

Steven A. Krieger

It is becoming increasingly difficult for the middle class to obtain legal counsel.  The average income for the middle class resident is too high to qualify for pro bono legal services, which are based on the federal poverty guidelines, but not high enough to afford market rate attorneys.  To address this issue, a section of the legal community is providing “low bono” legal counsel to these middle class clients—both through small organizations and solo or small firm attorneys.  These attorneys charge rates that are well below market rates to allow middle class clients affordable access to legal counsel that ...


Shifting Attitudes In The Next Generation Of Male Lawyers: Will The Kids Be As Important As The Courtroom?, Shannon R. Webb 2016 Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology

Shifting Attitudes In The Next Generation Of Male Lawyers: Will The Kids Be As Important As The Courtroom?, Shannon R. Webb

Western Journal of Legal Studies

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We adopted role salience measures to assess whether commitments to occupational, parental, and marital roles differed between male and female law students. The results indicated that male law students were slightly more committed to occupational roles. We also found that male and female law students were equally committed to marital and childcare roles. Surprisingly, male and female law students reported equal self-efficacy to manage work-life conflict. Therefore, the study suggests that the decision to opt out of legal careers likely occurs more at the workplace level and is less attributed to pre-career commitment or self-efficacy levels.


The Teaching Of International Law, Myres S. McDougal 2016 Yale Law School

The Teaching Of International Law, Myres S. Mcdougal

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Teaching Of International Law, Edward McWhinney 2016 Institut de Droit International

The Teaching Of International Law, Edward Mcwhinney

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Proper Reach Of Territorial Jurisdiction: A Case Study Of Divergent Attitudes, Philippe Schreiber 2016 Columbia University

The Proper Reach Of Territorial Jurisdiction: A Case Study Of Divergent Attitudes, Philippe Schreiber

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Proper Reach Of Territorial Jurisdiction: A Case Study Of Divergent Attitudes, Robert Y. Jennings 2016 Cambridge University

The Proper Reach Of Territorial Jurisdiction: A Case Study Of Divergent Attitudes, Robert Y. Jennings

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Place Of Policy In International Law, Richard A. Falk 2016 Princeton University

The Place Of Policy In International Law, Richard A. Falk

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Place Of Policy In International Law, Oscar Schachter 2016 United Nations Institute for Training and Research

The Place Of Policy In International Law, Oscar Schachter

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Introductory Statement, Rosalyn Higgins 2016 Royal Institute of International Affairs

Introductory Statement, Rosalyn Higgins

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Rape And Sexual Violence: Questionable Inevitability And Moral Responsibility In Armed Conflict, Katherine W. Bogen 2016 Clark University, University of Pittsburgh

Rape And Sexual Violence: Questionable Inevitability And Moral Responsibility In Armed Conflict, Katherine W. Bogen

Scholarly Undergraduate Research Journal at Clark

Wartime sexual violence is a critical human rights issue that usurps the autonomy of its victims as well as their physical and psychological safety. It occurs in both ethnic and non-ethnic wars, across geographic regions, against both men and women, and regardless of the “official” position of commanders, states, and armed groups on the use of rape as tactic of war. This problem is current, pervasive, and global in spite of the status of wartime sexual violence perpetration as a crime against humanity and the capacity of the international criminal court to indict offenders. Though some scholars have argued that ...


Revisiting Labor Mobility In Innovation Markets, Jonathan M. Barnett, Ted M. Sichelman 2016 University of Southern California

Revisiting Labor Mobility In Innovation Markets, Jonathan M. Barnett, Ted M. Sichelman

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

It is now widely asserted that legal regimes that enforce contractual and other limitations on labor mobility deter technological innovation. First, recent empirical studies purport to show relationships between bans on enforcing noncompete agreements, increased employee movement, and increased innovation. We find that these studies misconstrue legal differences across states and otherwise are flawed, incomplete, or limited in applicability. Second, scholars have largely adopted the view that California’s policy against noncompetes promoted Silicon Valley as the world’s leading technology center. By contrast, Massachusetts’ enforcement of noncompetes purportedly stunted innovation in the Route 128 region near Boston. We show ...


Hospitals Rationing Drugs Behind Closed Doors: A Civil Rights Issue, Wendy F. Hensel, Leslie E. Wolf 2016 Georgia State University College of Law

Hospitals Rationing Drugs Behind Closed Doors: A Civil Rights Issue, Wendy F. Hensel, Leslie E. Wolf

Leslie E. Wolf

No abstract provided.


Discussion On Ideology And The Use Of Force, Larman C. Wilson, John Howell, Leslie Road 2016 American University

Discussion On Ideology And The Use Of Force, Larman C. Wilson, John Howell, Leslie Road

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Sino-Soviet Dispute Over Military And World Revolution, Samir N. Saliba 2016 Emory and Henry College

Sino-Soviet Dispute Over Military And World Revolution, Samir N. Saliba

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Sub-Saharan Africa: The Right Of Intervention In The Name Of Humanity, R. H. Payne 2016 The Citadel

Sub-Saharan Africa: The Right Of Intervention In The Name Of Humanity, R. H. Payne

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Thurgood Marshall Memorial Lecture: A Keynote Address By Mahzarin Banaji: Blindspot: Hidden Biases Of Good People 04-14-2016, Roger Williams University School of Law 2016 Roger Williams University

Thurgood Marshall Memorial Lecture: A Keynote Address By Mahzarin Banaji: Blindspot: Hidden Biases Of Good People 04-14-2016, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Conferences, Lectures & Events

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The Elimination Of Child “Custody” Litigation: Using Business Branding Techniques To Transform Social Behavior, Elena B. Langan 2016 Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law

The Elimination Of Child “Custody” Litigation: Using Business Branding Techniques To Transform Social Behavior, Elena B. Langan

Pace Law Review

This article discusses how rebranding principles, already being used to alter social behavior in other non-consumer contexts, could be utilized to accomplish the legislative goal to reduce litigation as well as diminish animosity in custody cases. Part II of this article discusses the impetus for a transformation in the way parents view custody disputes. Part III discusses basic branding principles and how companies establish a brand and can successfully change their branding. Part IV explores the evolution of the current custody brand, identifies eight states that have eliminated “custody” and, in some cases, “visitation” from their vernacular, and discusses, in ...


Trending @ Rwu Law: Deborah Johnson's Post: Implicit Bias And The Law: 04/12/2016, Deborah Johnson 2016 Roger Williams University School of Law

Trending @ Rwu Law: Deborah Johnson's Post: Implicit Bias And The Law: 04/12/2016, Deborah Johnson

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Books Received, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Books Received, Georgia Journal Of International And Comparative Law

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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