The Commander In Chief's Authority To Combat Climate Change, 2015 SelectedWorks
The Commander In Chief's Authority To Combat Climate Change, Mark P. Nevitt
Mark P Nevitt
Climate change is the world’s greatest environmental threat. It also is increasingly understood as a threat to domestic and international peace and security. In recognition of this threat, the President has taken the initiative to prepare for climate change’s impact – in some cases drawing sharp objections from Congress. While both the President and Congress have constitutional authorities to address the national security threat posed by climate change, the precise contours of their overlapping powers are not clear. As Commander in Chief, the President has the constitutional authority to repel sudden attacks and take care that the laws are ...
3d Printing And Healthcare: Will Laws, Lawyers, And Companies Stand In The Way Of Patient Care?, 2015 University of San Diego
3d Printing And Healthcare: Will Laws, Lawyers, And Companies Stand In The Way Of Patient Care?, Evan R. Youngstrom
Evan R. Youngstrom
Today, our society is on a precipice of significant advancement in healthcare because 3D printing will usher in the next generation of medicine. The next generation will be driven by customization, which will allow doctors to replace limbs and individualize drugs. However, the next generation will be without large pharmaceutical companies and their justifications for strong intellectual property rights.
However, the current patent system (which is underpinned by a social tradeoff made from property incentives) is not flexible enough to cope with 3D printing’s rapid development. Very soon, the social tradeoff will no longer benefit society, so it must ...
Corporate Law Doctrine And The Legacy Of American Legal Realism, 2015 University of Pennsylvania Law School
Corporate Law Doctrine And The Legacy Of American Legal Realism, Edward B. Rock
In this contribution to a symposium on "Legal Realism and Legal Doctrine," I examine the role that jurisprudence plays in corporate law doctrine. Through an examination of paired cases from the United States and United Kingdom, I offer a case study of the contrasting influence on corporate law judging of American Legal Realism versus traditional U.K. Doctrinalism.
Specialist judges in both systems, aided by specialist lawyers, clearly identify and understand the core policy issues involved in a dispute and arrive at sensible results. Adjusting for differences in background law and institutions, it seems likely that the disputes would ultimately ...
The Emergence Of Classical American Patent Law, 2015 University of Iowa
The Emergence Of Classical American Patent Law, Herbert Hovenkamp
The Emergence of Classical Patent Law
One enduring historical debate concerns whether the American Constitution was intended to be "classical" -- referring to a theory of statecraft that maximizes the role of private markets and minimizes the role of government in economic affairs. The most central and powerful proposition of classical constitutionalism is that the government's role in economic development should be minimal. First, private rights in property and contract exist prior to any community needs for development. Second, if a particular project is worthwhile the market itself will make it occur. Third, when the government attempts to induce ...
Understanding Crime Under Capitalism: A Critique Of American Criminal Justice And Introduction To Marxist Jurisprudence, 2015 St. Mary's University School of Law
Understanding Crime Under Capitalism: A Critique Of American Criminal Justice And Introduction To Marxist Jurisprudence, Steven E. Gilmore
Steven E Gilmore
No abstract provided.
Hegelian Dialectical Analysis Of United States Election Laws, 2015 Texas A&M University School of Law
Hegelian Dialectical Analysis Of United States Election Laws, Charles E. A. Lincoln Iv
Charles E. A. Lincoln IV
This Article uses the dialectical ideas of German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1833) in application to the progression of United States voting laws since the founding. This analysis can be used to interpret past progression of voting rights in the US as well as a provoking way to predict the future trends in US voting rights.
First, Hegel’s dialectical method is established as a major premise. Second, the general accepted history of United States voting laws from the 1770s to the current day is laid out as a minor premise. Third, the major premise of Hegel’s dialectical ...
The High Price Of Poverty: A Study Of How The Majority Of Current Court System Procedures For Collecting Court Costs And Fees, As Well As Fines, Have Failed To Adhere To Established Precedent And The Constitutional Guarantees They Advocate., 2015 St. Mary's School of Law, Texas
The High Price Of Poverty: A Study Of How The Majority Of Current Court System Procedures For Collecting Court Costs And Fees, As Well As Fines, Have Failed To Adhere To Established Precedent And The Constitutional Guarantees They Advocate., Trevor J. Calligan
Trevor J Calligan
No abstract provided.
Oral Argument In The Early Roberts Court: A Qualitative And Quantitative Analysis Of Individual Justice Behavior, 2015 University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law
Oral Argument In The Early Roberts Court: A Qualitative And Quantitative Analysis Of Individual Justice Behavior, James C. Phillips, Edward L. Carter
The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process
No abstract provided.
"As If Uttered By Our Own Inspired Mouth": Researching The Corpus Juris Civilis, 2015 William & Mary Law School
"As If Uttered By Our Own Inspired Mouth": Researching The Corpus Juris Civilis, Fred Dingledy
Library Staff Publications
No abstract provided.
Trust And Good-Faith Taken To A New Level: An Analysis Of Inconsistent Behavior In The Brazilian Legal Order, 2015 University of Brasília-Brazil
Trust And Good-Faith Taken To A New Level: An Analysis Of Inconsistent Behavior In The Brazilian Legal Order, Thiago Luis Sombra
Thiago Luís Santos Sombra
With the changes in the paradigm of voluntarism developed under the protection of liberalism, the bases for legal acts have reached an objective dimension, resulting in the birth of a number of mechanisms of control of private autonomy. Among these mechanisms, we can point out the relevance of those reinforced by the Roman Law, whose high ethical value underlines one of its biggest virtues in the control of the exercise of subjective rights. The prohibition of inconsistent behavior, conceived in the brocard venire contra factum proprium, constitutes one of the concepts from the Roman Law renown for the protection of ...
El Juicio A Sócrates, 2015 Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
El Juicio A Sócrates, Raul Chaname Orbe
Raúl Chanamé Orbe
Sócrates (470-399 a.n.e.) es un mito del pensamiento occidental. Su magisterio intelectual fue fecundo en la antigua Grecia y su método mayeútico sentó las bases de la racionalidad europea; su vida fue austera y su polémica muerte lo hizo un ícono de la moral postsocrática.
Beyond The Written Constitution: A Short Analysis Of Warren Court, 2015 University of Brasília-Brazil
Beyond The Written Constitution: A Short Analysis Of Warren Court, Thiago Luis Santos Sombra
Thiago Luís Santos Sombra
This essay propose an analysis about how Warren Court became one of the most particular in American History by confronting Jim Crow law, especially by applying the Bill of Rights. In this essay, we propose an analysis of how complex the unwritten Constitution is. Cases like Brown vs. Board of Education will be analyzed from a different point of view to understand the methods of the Court.
Forum Selling, 2015 USC Law School
Forum Selling, Daniel M. Klerman, Greg Reilly
University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series
Forum shopping is problematic because it may lead to forum selling. For diverse motives, including prestige, local benefits, or re-election, some judges want to hear more cases. When plaintiffs have wide choice of forum, such judges have incentives to make the law more pro-plaintiff, because plaintiffs choose the court. While only a few judges may be motivated to attract more cases, their actions can have large effects, because their courts will attract a disproportionate share of cases. For example, judges in the Eastern District of Texas have distorted the rules and practices relating to case assignment, joinder, discovery, transfer, and ...
“Nede Hath No Law”: The State Of Exception In Gower And Langland, 2015 Concordia University of Edmonton
“Nede Hath No Law”: The State Of Exception In Gower And Langland, Conrad J. Van Dijk
This article discusses the use of the legal maxim necessity knows no law in the works of William Langland and John Gower. Whereas Langland’s usage has stirred up great controversy, Gower’s unique application of the canon law adage has received hardly any attention. On the surface, it is difficult to think of two authors less alike, and the way in which they relate the concept of necessity to different subjects (the poverty debate, fin amour) seems to support that feeling. Yet this article argues that reading Langland and Gower side by side is mutually illuminating. Specifically, this article ...
Constitutional Disequilibrium In The Declining Marginal Cost Of War, 2015 New York University School of Law
Constitutional Disequilibrium In The Declining Marginal Cost Of War, Lucas Issacharoff, Samuel Issacharoff
New York University Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers
Institutional practices evolve to fill gaps in all constitutional blueprints. One of the underappreciated features of the initial constitutional settlement of authority over war was the accountability of the Executive through the process of budgetary authorization, and the corresponding need for Congress to answer to the citizenry for the tax implications of military expenditures. This political accountability is more complex than often described, consisting not merely of the division of the “declare war” and “commander in chief” clauses of Article I and Article II, but also of the temporal limitation of the budgetary power for the army and a variety ...
The Hughes Court Docket Books: The Early Terms, 1929-1933, 2015 Notre Dame Law School
The Hughes Court Docket Books: The Early Terms, 1929-1933, Barry Cushman
No abstract provided.
Human Rights Treaties In And Beyond The Senate: The Spirit Of Senator Proxmire, 2015 University of Pennsylvania Law School
Human Rights Treaties In And Beyond The Senate: The Spirit Of Senator Proxmire, Jean Galbraith
In 1995, Louis Henkin wrote a famous piece in which he suggested that the process of human rights treaty ratification was haunted by “the ghost of Senator Bricker” – the isolationist Senator who in the 1950s had waged a fierce assault on the treaty power, especially with regard to human rights treaties. Since that time, Senator Bricker’s ghost has proved even more real. Professor Henkin’s concern was with how the United States ratified human rights treaties, and specifically with the packet of reservations, declarations, and understandings (RUDs) attached by the Senate in giving its advice and consent. Today, the ...
Class Actions And The Counterrevolution Against Federal Litigation, 2015 University of Pennsylvania Law School
Class Actions And The Counterrevolution Against Federal Litigation, Stephen B. Burbank, Sean Farhang
In this article we situate consideration of class actions in a framework, and fortify it with data, that we have developed as part of a larger project, the goal of which is to assess the counterrevolution against private enforcement of federal law from an institutional perspective. In a series of articles emerging from the project, we have documented how the Executive, Congress and the Supreme Court (wielding both judicial power under Article III of the Constitution and delegated legislative power under the Rules Enabling Act) fared in efforts to reverse or dull the effects of statutory and other incentives for ...
What Should Restatement (Fourth) Say About Treaty Interpretation?, 2015 University of Pennsylvania Law School
What Should Restatement (Fourth) Say About Treaty Interpretation?, Jean Galbraith
Restatement (Second) and Restatement (Third) of Foreign Relations Law took notably different approaches to treaty interpretation, reflecting intervening changes in the legal landscape. This symposium contribution identifies five developments in international and domestic law since Restatement (Third). It then considers their import for the forthcoming Restatement (Fourth). Most importantly, it argues that Restatement (Fourth) should fully incorporate two articles on treaty interpretation from the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties into its black-letter provisions. Since the time of Restatement (Third), these articles have become central to international practice on treaty interpretation, and the principles they set forth are broadly ...
Impaled On Morton's Fork: Kosovo, Crimea, And The Sui Generis Circumstance, 2015 University of Iowa College of Law
Impaled On Morton's Fork: Kosovo, Crimea, And The Sui Generis Circumstance, Christopher Robert Rossi
christopher robert rossi
Abstract: This Article investigates the problematic invocation of unique circumstances as a justification for circumventing the international law relating to use of force and state secession. Borrowing from the teachings of critical sociology, this Article addresses the lessons of NATO’s 1999 intervention in Kosovo and Kosovo’s 2008 declaration of independence from Serbia; it adapts those teachings to Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea. Doctrinal, state-sponsored, and international juridical attempts to conform the Kosovo events to the international rule of law mask internal and unreconciled tensions within the Charter system. These tensions, which threaten to further weaken the system ...