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Castaneda V. State Of Nevada, 132 Nev. Adv. Op. 44 (June 16, 2016), Chelsea Finnegan 2016 Nevada Law Journal

Castaneda V. State Of Nevada, 132 Nev. Adv. Op. 44 (June 16, 2016), Chelsea Finnegan

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

Appellant was convicted of 15 counts of child pornography under NRS 200.730. Appellant contested 14 of the 15 charges, arguing that his possession of 15 images of child pornography constituted only one violation. The Court agreed and determined that prosecuting each image or depiction of child pornography as a separate charge under NRS 200.730 is not what the legislature intended. The statute should not be read to charge each “possession” as one violation. The Court reversed 14 of the charges.


Confusion Codified: Why Trademark Remedies Make No Sense, Mark A. Thurmon 2016 Southern University Law Center

Confusion Codified: Why Trademark Remedies Make No Sense, Mark A. Thurmon

Journal of Intellectual Property Law

No abstract provided.


Immigration And Disability In The United States And Canada, Mark C. Weber 2016 DePaul University College of Law

Immigration And Disability In The United States And Canada, Mark C. Weber

Mark C. Weber

Disability arises from the dynamic between people’s physical and mental conditions and
the physical and attitudinal barriers in the environment. Applying this idea about
disability to United States and Canadian immigration law draws attention to barriers to
entry and eventual citizenship for individuals who have disabilities. Historically, North
American law excluded many classes of immigrants, including those with intellectual
disabilities, mental illness, physical defects, and conditions likely to cause dependency.
Though exclusions for individuals likely to draw excessive public resources and those
with communicable diseases still exist in Canada and the United States, in recent years
the United States ...


Nfib V. Sebelius And The Individual Mandate: Thoughts On The Tax/Regulation Distinction, Kyle D. Logue 2016 University of Michigan Law School

Nfib V. Sebelius And The Individual Mandate: Thoughts On The Tax/Regulation Distinction, Kyle D. Logue

Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review

When Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion of the Court in National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius (NFIB) explaining the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) minimum essential coverage provision (sometimes referred to as the individual mandate), he reasoned that the mandate—or, more precisely, the enforcement provision that accompanied the mandate (the Shared Responsibility Payment or SRP)—could be understood as a tax on the failure to purchase health insurance. According to this view, the enactment of the mandate and its accompanying enforcement provisions fell within Congress’s virtually unlimited power to “lay and collect ...


Constitutional Law - Rights Of Aliens - Citizenship As A Requirement For Admission To The Bar Is A Violation Of Equal Protection, John L. Scott 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Constitutional Law - Rights Of Aliens - Citizenship As A Requirement For Admission To The Bar Is A Violation Of Equal Protection, John L. Scott

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Hague Convention On The Law Applicable To Products Liability, Bryant Durham 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Hague Convention On The Law Applicable To Products Liability, Bryant Durham

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


“Criminal Records” - A Comparative Approach, Sigmund A. Cohn 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

“Criminal Records” - A Comparative Approach, Sigmund A. Cohn

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The “Changed Circumstances” Clause After The United Nations Conference On The Law Of Treaties (1968-69), Heribert F. Koeck 2016 University of Michigan

The “Changed Circumstances” Clause After The United Nations Conference On The Law Of Treaties (1968-69), Heribert F. Koeck

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Recent Decision: Constitutional Law - Restriction Of American Citizens’ Right Of Access To Information And Ideas In The Court Of Government Control Of Immigration Is Not Unconstitutional When Supported By A Facially Legitimate Reason, W. P. Bishop, Joseph C. Vanzant 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Recent Decision: Constitutional Law - Restriction Of American Citizens’ Right Of Access To Information And Ideas In The Court Of Government Control Of Immigration Is Not Unconstitutional When Supported By A Facially Legitimate Reason, W. P. Bishop, Joseph C. Vanzant

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Attorneys, Propagandists, And International Business: A Comment On The Foreign Agents Registration Act Of 1938, Claude-Leonard Davis 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Attorneys, Propagandists, And International Business: A Comment On The Foreign Agents Registration Act Of 1938, Claude-Leonard Davis

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


International Fisheries Regulation, John P. Rivers 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

International Fisheries Regulation, John P. Rivers

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The International Court And South West Africa: Latest Phase, Antony J.M. Zuijdwijk 2016 University of Toronto

The International Court And South West Africa: Latest Phase, Antony J.M. Zuijdwijk

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Regulating Foreign-Based Institutions For Collective Investment: The German Statute, The American Experience, And The Oecd Standard Rules, Charles B. Robson Jr. 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Regulating Foreign-Based Institutions For Collective Investment: The German Statute, The American Experience, And The Oecd Standard Rules, Charles B. Robson Jr.

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Hickory Dickory Dock, The New Jersey Supreme Court Stops The Clock: Legislature Must Reform The Spill Act Following Morristown Associates V. Grant Oil, Maria Salvemini 2016 Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Hickory Dickory Dock, The New Jersey Supreme Court Stops The Clock: Legislature Must Reform The Spill Act Following Morristown Associates V. Grant Oil, Maria Salvemini

Villanova Law Review

No abstract provided.


The One Exhibition The Roots Of The Lgbt Equality Movement One Magazine & The First Gay Supreme Court Case In U.S. History 1943-1958, Joshua R. Edmundson 2016 California State University - San Bernardino

The One Exhibition The Roots Of The Lgbt Equality Movement One Magazine & The First Gay Supreme Court Case In U.S. History 1943-1958, Joshua R. Edmundson

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

The ONE Exhibition explores an era in American history marked by intense government sponsored anti-gay persecution and the genesis of the LGBT equality movement. The study begins during World War II, continues through the McCarthy era and the founding of the nation’s first gay magazine, and ends in 1958 with the first gay Supreme Court case in U.S. history.

Central to the story is ONE The Homosexual Magazine, and its founders, as they embarked on a quest for LGBT equality by establishing the first ongoing nationwide forum for gay people in the U.S., and challenged the government ...


Improving Patent Quality Through Post-Grant Claim Amendments: A Comparison Of European Opposition Proceedings And U.S. Post-Grant Proceedings, Jennifer Turchyn 2016 University of Michigan Law School

Improving Patent Quality Through Post-Grant Claim Amendments: A Comparison Of European Opposition Proceedings And U.S. Post-Grant Proceedings, Jennifer Turchyn

Michigan Law Review

Congress enacted the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to encourage innovation, strengthen U.S. patents, and achieve greater uniformity with foreign patent systems. The America Invents Act introduced two new post-grant patent validity proceedings: inter partes review and post-grant review. The new U.S. proceedings are similar to European opposition proceedings, but there are significant differences in the extent of the patent owner’s ability to amend claims, the patent’s claim construction, the patent owner’s evidentiary burden, and the procedural requirements. The U.S. proceedings result in a very limited opportunity for amendment and a high percentage of invalidated ...


Drought And California's Role In The Colorado River Compact, Ciara Dineen 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Drought And California's Role In The Colorado River Compact, Ciara Dineen

Journal of Legislation

No abstract provided.


A Fourth Amendment Framework For The Free Exercise Clause, Adam Lamparello 2016 Notre Dame Law School

A Fourth Amendment Framework For The Free Exercise Clause, Adam Lamparello

Journal of Legislation

No abstract provided.


From The Great Depression To The Great Recession: On The Failure Of Regulation In The Mortgage Market, Dov Solomon 2016 Notre Dame Law School

From The Great Depression To The Great Recession: On The Failure Of Regulation In The Mortgage Market, Dov Solomon

Journal of Legislation

People tend to attribute the outbreak of the 2008 financial crisis to deregulation. This article challenges this view and presents a unique perspective of the crisis as in fact rooted in the way the residential mortgage market is regulated. Focusing on non-recourse mortgage legislation, which is a unique feature of the US mortgage market dating back to the period following the Great Depression, the article analyzes the contribution of this legislation to the onset of the Great Recession. The discussion shows how regulation that was enacted in response to a major economic crisis not only failed to prevent a large-scale ...


Adoption And Foster Care Placement Policies: Legislatively Promoting The Best Interest Of Children Amidst Competing Interests Of Religious Freedom And Equal Protection For Same-Sex Couples, Samantha R. Lyew 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Adoption And Foster Care Placement Policies: Legislatively Promoting The Best Interest Of Children Amidst Competing Interests Of Religious Freedom And Equal Protection For Same-Sex Couples, Samantha R. Lyew

Journal of Legislation

No abstract provided.


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