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Vol. 55, No. 13 (November 19, 2018), 2018 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 55, No. 13 (November 19, 2018)

Indiana Law Annotated

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11th Marine Law Symposium: Legal Strategies For Climate Adaptation In Coastal New England 11-16-2018, Roger Williams University School of Law 2018 Roger Williams University

11th Marine Law Symposium: Legal Strategies For Climate Adaptation In Coastal New England 11-16-2018, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Marine Affairs Institute Conferences, Lectures, and Events

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Dean's Desk: Iu Maurer Programs Supporting Careers In Cybersecurity, Austen L. Parrish 2018 Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Dean's Desk: Iu Maurer Programs Supporting Careers In Cybersecurity, Austen L. Parrish

Austen Parrish (2014-)

A recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report estimated a near 30 percent growth in coming years for information security professionals, far outpacing most other job types. While Indiana University has long recognized the importance of data security and privacy, multiple new initiatives are ensuring that the next generation of chief information security officers, systems analysts, privacy professionals and others will come from our law school.

One of the ways the law school is leading the way is through the university’s new master of science in cybersecurity risk management. That degree program combines the resources of three of IU’s ...


The Effects Of Holistic Defense On Criminal Justice Outcomes, James Anderson, Maya Buenaventura, Paul Heaton 2018 RAND Corporation

The Effects Of Holistic Defense On Criminal Justice Outcomes, James Anderson, Maya Buenaventura, Paul Heaton

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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Vol. 55, No. 12 (November 12, 2018), 2018 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 55, No. 12 (November 12, 2018)

Indiana Law Annotated

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Vol. 55, No. 11 (November 5, 2018), 2018 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 55, No. 11 (November 5, 2018)

Indiana Law Annotated

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Revenge Porn, Thomas Lonardo, Tricia P. Martland, Rhode Island Bar Journal 2018 Roger Williams University

Revenge Porn, Thomas Lonardo, Tricia P. Martland, Rhode Island Bar Journal

Life of the Law School (1993- )

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Vol. 55, No. 10 (October 29, 2018), 2018 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 55, No. 10 (October 29, 2018)

Indiana Law Annotated

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2018 Distinguished Service Award Program, 2018 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

2018 Distinguished Service Award Program

Distinguished Service Awards

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Resolute Advocacy, The Notwithstanding Clause, And Counsel’S Conundrum: A Note On Toronto (City) V Ontario (Attorney General), Andrew Flavelle Martin 2018 Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia

Resolute Advocacy, The Notwithstanding Clause, And Counsel’S Conundrum: A Note On Toronto (City) V Ontario (Attorney General), Andrew Flavelle Martin

Faculty Publications

A lawyer’s duties to the client must be balanced against, among other things, his or her duties to the court. There are some instructions that counsel should not follow. In Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General), counsel for Ontario followed problematic instructions that I argue he should have refused. Ontario, while seeking leave pending appeal from a decision striking down legislation as an unjustifiable infringement of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, had begun the process of passing a corresponding bill that invoked the Charter’s notwithstanding clause or override. During the stay hearing, counsel for Ontario stated ...


Vol. 55, No. 09 (October 22, 2018), 2018 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 55, No. 09 (October 22, 2018)

Indiana Law Annotated

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Vol. 55, No. 08 (October 15, 2018), 2018 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 55, No. 08 (October 15, 2018)

Indiana Law Annotated

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"Beauty Is Truth And Truth Beauty": How Intuitive Insights Shape Legal Reasoning And The Rule Of Law, Stephen M. Maurer 2018 Seattle University School of Law

"Beauty Is Truth And Truth Beauty": How Intuitive Insights Shape Legal Reasoning And The Rule Of Law, Stephen M. Maurer

Seattle University Law Review

Scientists have long recognized two distinct forms of human thought. “Type 1” reasoning is unconscious, intuitive, and specializes in finding complex patterns. It is typically associated with the aesthetic emotion that John Keats called “beauty.” “Type 2” reasoning is conscious, articulable, and deductive. Scholars usually assume that legal reasoning is entirely Type 2. However, critics from Holmes to Posner have protested that unconscious and intuitive judgments are at least comparably important. This Article takes the conjecture seriously by asking what science can add to our understanding of how lawyers and judges interpret legal texts. The analysis is overdue. Humanities scholars ...


Law By Non-Lawyers: The Limit To Limited License Legal Technicians Increasing Access To Justice, Rebecca M. Donaldson 2018 Seattle University School of Law

Law By Non-Lawyers: The Limit To Limited License Legal Technicians Increasing Access To Justice, Rebecca M. Donaldson

Seattle University Law Review

For the first time in the American legal profession, non-lawyers can openly, independently, ethically, and legally engage in activities recognized by bar associations as the practice of law. In 2012, the Washington Supreme Court passed Admission and Practice Rule 28 (APR 28), establishing the profession’s first paraprofessional licensing scheme that allows non-lawyers to give legal advice. The process authorizes qualified non-lawyers to provide legal advice without the supervision of a lawyer. Washington’s Supreme Court intends for Limited License Legal Technicians, or “LLLTs” as they are known, to increase access to justice by responding to the unmet civil legal ...


Roger Williams University School Of Law And The Women's Law Society Present Women In Robes 10-4-2018, Roger Williams University School of Law 2018 Roger Williams University

Roger Williams University School Of Law And The Women's Law Society Present Women In Robes 10-4-2018, Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Conferences, Lectures & Events

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Law School News The First Circuit At Rwu Law 10/03/2018, Michael M. Bowden, Julia Rubin 2018 Roger Williams University School of Law

Law School News The First Circuit At Rwu Law 10/03/2018, Michael M. Bowden, Julia Rubin

Life of the Law School (1993- )

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Law School News: Appeals Court Hears Labor Arguments At Roger Williams University School Of Law 10-2-2018, Katie Mulvaney, Roger Williams University School of Law 2018 Providence Journal

Law School News: Appeals Court Hears Labor Arguments At Roger Williams University School Of Law 10-2-2018, Katie Mulvaney, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Life of the Law School (1993- )

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Clinical And Experiential Learning In Canadian Law Schools: Current Perspectives, Gemma Smyth, Samantha Hale, Neil Gold 2018 Faculty of Law, University of Windsor

Clinical And Experiential Learning In Canadian Law Schools: Current Perspectives, Gemma Smyth, Samantha Hale, Neil Gold

Law Publications

What are some of the challenges and possibilities animating modern Canadian clinical and experiential learning in law? This question was the starting point for our research, which examined two sets of data. In the first part of this project, we analyzed available information on existing clinical and experiential learning programs in Canadian law schools. This data revealed a growing quantity and variety of programs across the country. We then held qualitative interviews with deans, professors, and clinicians across Canada regarding their views of clinical and experiential learning. While the interviews suggested that many of the same financial and curricular challenges ...


October 2018 Newsletter, 2018 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

October 2018 Newsletter

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Recalibrating Cy Pres Settlements To Restore The Equilibrium, Michael J. Slobom 2018 Penn State Dickinson Law

Recalibrating Cy Pres Settlements To Restore The Equilibrium, Michael J. Slobom

Dickinson Law Review

Class action settlement funds become “non-distributable” when class members fail to claim their share of the settlement or the cost of distribution exceeds the value of individual claims. Before 1974, parties had two options for disposing of non-distributable funds: escheatment to the state or reversion to the defendant. Both options undermine unique objectives of the class action—namely, compensating small individual harms and deterring misconduct.

To balance the undermining effects of escheatment and reversion, courts incorporated the charitable trust doctrine of cy pres into the class action settlements context. Cy pres distributions direct non-distributable settlement funds to charities whose work ...


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