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Recent Developments In Stem Cell Research: Social, Ethical, And Legal Issues For The Future (George P. Smith Ii Lecture), Loane Skene 2010 University of Melbourne

Recent Developments In Stem Cell Research: Social, Ethical, And Legal Issues For The Future (George P. Smith Ii Lecture), Loane Skene

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

On February 12, 2009, Professor Skene delivered the George P. Smith II Lecture at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.


Misfeasance, Nonfeasance, And The Self-Interested Attorney, C. D. Freedman 2010 Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Misfeasance, Nonfeasance, And The Self-Interested Attorney, C. D. Freedman

Osgoode Hall Law Journal

How extensive should the liability of an attorney acting under a "continuing power of attorney" be? Where the donor is capable, the question is not unduly complicated. However, where the donor is incapable and the attorney has an interest in the donor's estate, the question is more difficult. Attorneys acting on behalf of incapable donors should conduct themselves according to the highest standards of probity and fidelity in addition to performing their duties competently. Unexcused breach of the duty of care should result in compensation. For breach of fiduciary duty, restitution should be the norm rather than compensation. In ...


Red Mass: 2009 Homily, Gregory A. Kalscheur S.J. 2010 Boston College Law School

Red Mass: 2009 Homily, Gregory A. Kalscheur S.J.

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

This homily was delivered by Fr. Kalscheur at the Detroit Red Mass celebrated at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Detroit, Michigan on September 29, 2009. The Red Mass (a Mass at which red vestments are worn, marking the beginning of the new judicial term and invoking the guidance of the Holy Spirit), is attended by judges, lawyers, and public officials of all faiths asking God’s blessings in their work as servants of the law seeking to work more effectively for justice and freedom for all. The homily invited those present to reflect on a critical question: who are ...


Legal Ethics In China, Judith McMorrow 2010 Boston College Law School

Legal Ethics In China, Judith Mcmorrow

Judith A. McMorrow

No abstract provided.


The Stupidest Lawyering Ever, Donald E. Wilkes Jr. 2010 University of Georgia School of Law

The Stupidest Lawyering Ever, Donald E. Wilkes Jr.

Popular Media

Last Wednesday and Thursday, June 23 and 24, Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis finally got what he has been seeking for over a decade -- a court hearing allowing him to present newly discovered evidence he is innocent of the murder of off-duty policeman Mark MacPhail. That hearing was a disaster, however, because of the cataclysmic blundering of his own attorneys. As he sat in the federal district courtroom in jail garb and leg irons watching events unfold, Davis must surely have come to the sickening realization that his lawyers were guilty of some of the stupidest lawyering on record.


Csmysore Newsletter, CS. SUNIL KUMAR B.G., CSMysore E-group 2010 Institute of Company Secretaries of India

Csmysore Newsletter, Cs. Sunil Kumar B.G., Csmysore E-Group

Sunil B.G. & Associates

This Contains the latest updates on various topics relating to corporate professionals and also contains useful articles


La Globalización De La Legislación Cambiaria, Bruno L. Costantini García 2010 ITESM Campus Puebla

La Globalización De La Legislación Cambiaria, Bruno L. Costantini García

Bruno L. Costantini García

No abstract provided.


Diversity, Democracy And Dialogue In A Human Rights Framework, Carol C. Gould 2010 City University of New York

Diversity, Democracy And Dialogue In A Human Rights Framework, Carol C. Gould

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society Papers

Papers presented for the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society Western Michigan University, November 3, 2009


Attorney Fees And Expenses In Class Action Settlements: 1993–2008, Theodore Eisenberg, Geoffrey P. Miller 2010 Cornell Law School

Attorney Fees And Expenses In Class Action Settlements: 1993–2008, Theodore Eisenberg, Geoffrey P. Miller

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

We report on a comprehensive database of 18 years of available opinions (1993–2008, inclusive) on settlements in class action and shareholder derivative cases in state and federal courts. An earlier study, covering 1993–2002, revealed a remarkable relationship between attorney fees and class recovery size: regardless of the methodology for calculating fees ostensibly employed by the courts, the class recovery size was the overwhelmingly important determinant of the fee. The present study, which nearly doubles the number of cases in the database, confirms that relationship. Fees display the same relationship to class recoveries in both data sets and neither ...


Procuring "Justice"?: Citizens United, Caperton V. Massey, And Partisan Judicial Elections, andré douglas pond cummings 2010 Indiana Tech Law School

Procuring "Justice"?: Citizens United, Caperton V. Massey, And Partisan Judicial Elections, André Douglas Pond Cummings

andré douglas pond cummings

In recent years, two inextricably connected issues have received a great deal of attention in both United States political discourse and in the legal academic literature. One issue of intense legal debate and frustration has been that of judicial recusal, including an examination of the appropriate standards that should necessarily apply to judges that seem conflicted or biased in their role as neutral arbiter. A second issue that has spawned heated commentary and great dispute over the past decade is that of campaign finance law, including examination of the role that powerful and wealthy benefactors play in American electioneering. Both ...


Imputed Liability For Supervising Prosecutors: Applying The Military Doctrine Of Command Responsibility To Reduce Prosecutorial Misconduct, Geoffrey S. Corn, Adam M. Gershowitz 2010 William & Mary Law School

Imputed Liability For Supervising Prosecutors: Applying The Military Doctrine Of Command Responsibility To Reduce Prosecutorial Misconduct, Geoffrey S. Corn, Adam M. Gershowitz

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Treating The Wounds Of Crime (Interview With Hank Shea), Amelia J. Uelmen 2010 SelectedWorks

Treating The Wounds Of Crime (Interview With Hank Shea), Amelia J. Uelmen

Amelia J Uelmen

No abstract provided.


Protección De Datos Personales, Bruno L. Costantini García, Norma E. Pimentel Méndez 2010 ITESM Campus Puebla

Protección De Datos Personales, Bruno L. Costantini García, Norma E. Pimentel Méndez

Bruno L. Costantini García

Introducción a la regulación de la protección de datos personales en México.


Entertainment Law - The Specter Of Malpractice Claims And Disciplinary Actions, John Sahl 2010 University of Akron School of Law

Entertainment Law - The Specter Of Malpractice Claims And Disciplinary Actions, John Sahl

Akron Law Publications

There is significant risk today that lawyers will become the target of a disciplinary or legal malpractice action, especially given the complexity of the law and advances in technology that reduce the amount of time that lawyers have to reflect about client matters. This risk is heightened by the increased competition in the bar to deliver legal services in a cost-effective manner, the sophistication of clients who expect competent, efficient and reasonably priced services, and the litigious nature of consumers. The risk is further exacerbated by the ever-changing methods and rules for electronic communication and the storage of information. The ...


Achieving The Vision Through High Ethical Standards, Sarah E. Bertke 2010 Western Kentucky University

Achieving The Vision Through High Ethical Standards, Sarah E. Bertke

Ohio Valley Regional Student Conference

No abstract provided.


Legal, Moral And Biological Implications Of Poaching And Illegal Animal Trafficking On An International Scale, Meghan A. Pastor 2010 Salve Regina University

Legal, Moral And Biological Implications Of Poaching And Illegal Animal Trafficking On An International Scale, Meghan A. Pastor

Pell Scholars and Senior Theses

Poaching and animal trafficking is a global issue in the areas of biology, morality and politics. This paper will discuss the different areas of impact as well as consider options for the prevention and alleviation of this issue.


Paying Women For Their Eggs For Use In Stem Cell Research, Pamela Foohey 2010 Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Paying Women For Their Eggs For Use In Stem Cell Research, Pamela Foohey

Pace Law Review

No abstract provided.


Misunderstanding Lawyers' Ethics, Monroe H. Freedman, Abbe Smith 2010 Hofstra University

Misunderstanding Lawyers' Ethics, Monroe H. Freedman, Abbe Smith

Michigan Law Review

The title of Daniel Markovits's book, A Modern Legal Ethics, gives the impression that it is a comprehensive treatise on contemporary lawyers' ethics. The contents of the book, however, are both more limited and more expansive than the title suggests. Markovits's treatment of lawyers' ethics concerns itself with what he conceives to be the pervasive guilty conscience of practicing lawyers over their "professional viciousness" (p. 36), and how lawyers can achieve a guilt-free professional identity "worthy of ... commitment" (p. 2). Markovits's goal in the book is to "articulat[e] a powerful and distinctively lawyerly virtue" (p. 2 ...


Shadow Lawyering: Nonlawyer Practice Within Law Firms, Paul R. Tremblay 2010 Boston College Law School

Shadow Lawyering: Nonlawyer Practice Within Law Firms, Paul R. Tremblay

Indiana Law Journal

Lawyers commonly associate with nonlawyers to assist in their performance of lawyering tasks. A lawyer cannot know with confidence, though, whether the delegation of some tasks to a nonlawyer colleague might result in her assisting in the unauthorized practice of law, because the state of the law and the commentary about nonlawyer practice is so confused and incoherent. Some respected authority within the profession tells the lawyer that she may only delegate preparatory matters and must prohibit the nonlawyer from discussing legal matters with clients, or negotiating on behalf of clients. Other authority suggests that the lawyer may delegate a ...


Law Firm General Counsel, Susan Fortney 2010 Texas A&M University School of Law

Law Firm General Counsel, Susan Fortney

Susan S. Fortney

No abstract provided.


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