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Persuasive Visions: Film And Memory, Jessica M. Silbey 2016 Suffolk University

Persuasive Visions: Film And Memory, Jessica M. Silbey

Jessica Silbey

This commentary takes a new look at law and film studies through the lens of film as memory. Instead of describing film as evidence and foreordaining its role in truth-seeking processes, it thinks instead of film as individual, institutional and cultural memory, placing it squarely within the realm of contestability. Paralleling film genres, the commentary imagines four forms of memory that film could embody: memorabilia (cinema verite), memoirs (autobiographical and biographical film), ceremonial memorials (narrative film monuments of a life, person or institution), and mythic memory (dramatic fictional film). Imagining film as memory resituates film’s role in law (procedural ...


The Priority Of Persons Revisited, John Finnis 2016 Notre Dame Law School

The Priority Of Persons Revisited, John Finnis

John M. Finnis

This essay, in the context of a conference on justice, reviews and reaffirms the main theses of “The Priority of Persons” (2000), and supplements them with the benefit of hindsight in six theses. The wrongness of Roe v. Wade goes wider than was indicated. The secularist scientistic or naturalist dimension of the reigning contemporary ideology is inconsistent with the spiritual reality manifested in every word or gesture of its proponents. The temporal continuity of the existence of human persons and their communities is highly significant for the common good, which is the point and measure of social justice, properly understood ...


Looking To The Third Sovereign: Tribal Environmental Ethics As An Alternative Paradigm, Elizabeth Ann Kronk Warner 2016 Tribal Law and Government Center

Looking To The Third Sovereign: Tribal Environmental Ethics As An Alternative Paradigm, Elizabeth Ann Kronk Warner

Pace Environmental Law Review

This article considers what role, if any, can tribal environmental ethics play in the re-examination and consideration of American environmental ethics? The answer—quite a substantial role. Tribes must straddle two worlds—a traditional one and one dominated by Western culture and values. As a result of this dichotomy, tribes are necessarily experts at adaptation and innovation. To demonstrate the value of looking to tribal environmental ethics when considering alternative ethical paradigms for the United States, this article begins by discussing the link between environmental ethics and policy making. With this understanding in place, the article then examines the importance ...


Flat Fees: Earned, Unearned Or Both?, Alberto Bernabe 2016 The John Marshall Law School

Flat Fees: Earned, Unearned Or Both?, Alberto Bernabe

Alberto Bernabe

Comment on rules of professional conduct that allow attorneys and clients to agree to consider unearned flat fees as earned.


Scout’S Honor: The Boy Scouts, Judicial Ethics, And The Appearance Of Partiality, 2016 Brigham Young University Law School

Scout’S Honor: The Boy Scouts, Judicial Ethics, And The Appearance Of Partiality

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


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 ...


Baring All: Legal Ethics And Confidentiality Of Electronically Stored Information In The Cloud, Whitney Morgan 2016 Catholic University of America (Student)

Baring All: Legal Ethics And Confidentiality Of Electronically Stored Information In The Cloud, Whitney Morgan

Catholic University Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


The Connected State Of Things: A Lawyer’S Survival Guide In An Internet Of Things World, Antigone Peyton 2016 Cloudigy Law PLLC

The Connected State Of Things: A Lawyer’S Survival Guide In An Internet Of Things World, Antigone Peyton

Catholic University Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Raising The Bar: Establishing An Effective Remedy Against Ineffective Counsel, 2016 Brigham Young University Law School

Raising The Bar: Establishing An Effective Remedy Against Ineffective Counsel

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Further Developments In Land Use Ethics, Patricia E. Salkin, Darren Stakey 2016 Selected Works

Further Developments In Land Use Ethics, Patricia E. Salkin, Darren Stakey

Patricia E. Salkin

Ethical considerations continue to play a fundamental role in shaping the course of land use and developmental regulatory proceedings throughout the country. From an innocuous donation by one public official to his alma mater, to the outright bribery of a former mayor, the past year has been rife with a range of conduct implicating professional responsibility and land use.


Juking Access To Justice To Deregulate The Legal Market, Milan Markovic 2016 Texas A&M University School of Law

Juking Access To Justice To Deregulate The Legal Market, Milan Markovic

Milan Markovic

Study after study has concluded that the United States suffers from a lack of access to justice because most legal issues are addressed without attorney involvement. To better serve Americans who cannot currently afford legal assistance, scholars have argued that corporations should be permitted to offer legal services. England and Australia already allow corporations to own law firms and deliver legal services.

Whatever the merits of corporate delivery of legal services, its impact on access to justice has been overstated. The cost of legal services plays a minor role in decisions to not obtain legal assistance. Moreover, many legal services ...


Lawyers And The Secret Welfare State, Milan Markovic 2016 Texas A&M University School of Law

Lawyers And The Secret Welfare State, Milan Markovic

Milan Markovic

This Article suggests that the United States maintains a secret welfare state. The secret welfare state exists because of lawyers’ ubiquitous use of questionable practices in representing clients before benefit-granting government agencies, which enable thousands of individual to collect public benefits who may not qualify for them. This Article focuses in particular on lawyers’ handling of evidence of nondisability in Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) proceedings and participation in Medicaid planning. It may be possible that the legal profession’s central role in the distribution of public benefits is an obstacle to a fairer and more transparent social safety net.


Institutional Advocacy, Constitutional Obligations, And Professional Responsibilities: Arguments For Government Lawyering Without Glasses, John C. Dehn 2016 Loyola University Chicago, School of Law

Institutional Advocacy, Constitutional Obligations, And Professional Responsibilities: Arguments For Government Lawyering Without Glasses, John C. Dehn

John C. Dehn

No abstract provided.


Children’S Anatomy V. Children’S Autonomy: A Precarious Balancing Act With Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis And The Creation Of “Savior Siblings”, Marley McClean 2016 Pepperdine University

Children’S Anatomy V. Children’S Autonomy: A Precarious Balancing Act With Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis And The Creation Of “Savior Siblings”, Marley Mcclean

Pepperdine Law Review

On February 3, 2015, Members of the United Kingdom’s Parliament, in an historical move, voted to approve the creation of human beings from three different parents, i.e., the creation of three-person DNA. In doing so, it became the first country ever to approve laws regulating such a procedure. The procedure uses a customized version of in vitro fertilization (IVF) to mix the DNA of two parents with the healthy mitochondria of a donor woman. While three-person DNA is not yet practiced in the United States, there is a controversial ART procedure practiced and unregulated in the United States ...


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.


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.


Don’T Risk It; Wait Until She’S Sober, Patrick John White 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Don’T Risk It; Wait Until She’S Sober, Patrick John White

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


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.


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.


His Feminist Facade: The Neoliberal Co-Option Of The Feminist Movement, Anjilee Dodge, Myani Gilbert 2016 Seattle University School of Law

His Feminist Facade: The Neoliberal Co-Option Of The Feminist Movement, Anjilee Dodge, Myani Gilbert

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


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