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S12rs Sgr No. 43 (Zip Car), Wyatt 2012 Louisiana State University

S12rs Sgr No. 43 (Zip Car), Wyatt

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

A RESOLUTION
to urge and request Louisiana State University implement a car-sharing program.


Rluipa: What's The Use, Jason Z. Pesick 2012 University of Michigan Law School

Rluipa: What's The Use, Jason Z. Pesick

Michigan Journal of Race and Law

After Congress passed the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA), which protects religious land use, many observers feared that the legislation would allow religious organizations to flout land-use regulations. Because RLUIPA defines "religious exercise" broadly, these observers feared the law would protect an array of nonworship uses, including commercial ventures, as long as a religious entity owned the land. More than a decade after RLUIPA's passage, this Note concludes that courts have not interpreted religious exercise as broadly as those observers feared. Courts have not, however, settled on a clear or consistent way of interpreting ...


The Paradox Of Statutory Rape, Russell L. Christopher, Kathryn H. Christopher 2012 University of Tulsa College of Law

The Paradox Of Statutory Rape, Russell L. Christopher, Kathryn H. Christopher

Indiana Law Journal

What once protected only virginal girls under the age of ten now also protects sexually aggressive males under the age of eighteen. While thirteenth-century statutory rape law had little reason to address the unthinkable possibility of chaste nine-year-old girls raping adult men, twenty-first-century statutory rape law has failed to address the modern reality of distinctly unchaste seventeen-year-old males raping adult women. Despite dramatically expanding statutory rape’s protected class, the minimalist thirteenth-century conception of the offense remains largely unchanged—intercourse with a juvenile. Overlooked is the new effect of this centuries-old offense—a sexually aggressive seventeen-year-old raping an adult now ...


S12rs Sgr No. 14 (Tssrc), Caffarel, O'Pry 2012 Louisiana State University

S12rs Sgr No. 14 (Tssrc), Caffarel, O'Pry

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


S12rs Sgr No. 5 (Traffic Lights), Pace 2012 Louisiana State University

S12rs Sgr No. 5 (Traffic Lights), Pace

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


S12rs Sgr No. 2 (Football Congrats), Simon, Ardoin 2012 Louisiana State University

S12rs Sgr No. 2 (Football Congrats), Simon, Ardoin

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


S12rs Sgr No. 26 (Speech Fee), Baudoin 2012 Louisiana State University

S12rs Sgr No. 26 (Speech Fee), Baudoin

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


S12rs Sgr No. 17 (Fishing Congrats), Floyd 2012 Louisiana State University

S12rs Sgr No. 17 (Fishing Congrats), Floyd

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


S12rs Sgr No. 11 (Allergens), Westbrook 2012 Louisiana State University

S12rs Sgr No. 11 (Allergens), Westbrook

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

No abstract provided.


When Good Enough Is Not Good Enough, Karl Stampfl 2012 University of Michigan Law School

When Good Enough Is Not Good Enough, Karl Stampfl

Michigan Law Review

According to conventional wisdom, the state of statutory interpretation is not strong. Its canons of construction-noscitur a sociis, ejusdem generis, expressio unius est exclusio alterius, reddendo singula singulis, and more than a few others-are a morass of Latin into which many law students and even judges have sunk. Its practitioners are unprincipled. Its doctrines are muddied. Its victims are many. In short, the system is broken-unless, of course, it is not. In The Language of Statutes: Laws and Their Interpretation, Lawrence M. Solan slices through the rhetoric, the fighting, and the law-review-article histrionics in an attempt to show that the ...


The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund: The Answer To Victim Relief?, Joe Ward 2012 Pepperdine University

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund: The Answer To Victim Relief?, Joe Ward

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

The events of September 11, 2001 shook America to its core. The world was forever changed as the horrific tragedy unfolded on live television. Families were destroyed as loved ones were severely injured or killed, leaving spouses and children in need of aid. In response, the United States government established the September 11th Victims' Compensation Fund in an effort to provide the necessary reparations to victims of the terrorist attacks. This article will analyze the September 11th Victims' Compensation Fund (hereafter "Fund") as a way of compensating victims while preserving the financial stability of the United States economy. This Fund ...


Preparations For A Storm: A Proposal For Managing The Litigation Stemming From September 11th, 2001 , A. David E. Balahadia 2012 Pepperdine University

Preparations For A Storm: A Proposal For Managing The Litigation Stemming From September 11th, 2001 , A. David E. Balahadia

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

After the attacks, the United States government immediately began to address the exorbitant number of problems and issues that resulted. One of the first issues the government addressed was victim compensation. The creation of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund by virtue of the Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act was the first step towards victim compensation. The VCF would help relatives and families of those killed in the attacks. However, the VCF has several limitations that narrow the scope of those eligible for compensation. The limitations of the VCF are indirectly creating a new two-pronged problem: the first ...


Report To Law Revision Commission Regarding Recommendations For Changes To California Arbitration Law , Roger Alford 2012 Pepperdine University

Report To Law Revision Commission Regarding Recommendations For Changes To California Arbitration Law , Roger Alford

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

In this Article, Professor Alford discusses a report by the Law Revision Commission recommending that certain changes be made to arbitration law in California. It begins by outlining the history of arbitration in California, from its 1961 adoption of the Uniform Arbitration Act, to the 1988 enactment of an international arbitration statute modeled on the UNCITRAL Model Law, to the 1989 enactment of Section 1281.8, which allowed courts to grants provisions remedies to parties involved in arbitration proceedings. It also provides a general overview of the purpose and practice of arbitration law. Then, it provides a chapter-by-chapter analysis the ...


Os Perigosos Sábios Do Sião I, Paulo Ferreira da Cunha 2012 Universidade do Porto

Os Perigosos Sábios Do Sião I, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha

Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

Julga-se o grau de civilização de um país pelo relevo que nele têm os preconceitos enraízados, essas pseudo-verdades que não se discutem. Falta em espírito crítico o que sobra em demagogia. Estamos a assistir nalguns pontos da Europa, e mesmo em Portugal (onde os nossos brandos costumes e convivência ancestrais também convivem com um inconsciente coletivo de inquisição e polícia política), a um crescendo na criação de bodes expiatórios, que é uma das formas clássicas de fuga aos problemas sociais e económicos crescentes (a outra é a guerra: ainda aí não chegamos...). Descarregar a culpa sobre "os suspeitos do costume ...


New Amendments To Resolving Special Education Disputes: Any Good Ideas?, Demetra Edwards 2012 Pepperdine University

New Amendments To Resolving Special Education Disputes: Any Good Ideas?, Demetra Edwards

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

This article first analyzes the state of affairs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), prior to the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, and the affects that the 1997 reauthorization alternative dispute resolution amendments had on special education law. Next, this article will address the appropriateness of the newly enacted negotiation and settlement methods, specifically the resolution session provision, and the benefits and detriments for resolving special education issues using these processes. This article will further discuss the amendments regarding attorneys' fees, and finally the House's failed proposal for voluntary binding arbitration ...


Available Dispute Resolution Processes Within The Reauthorized Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act (Ideia) Of 2004: Where Do Mediation Principles Fit In? , Andrea F. Blau 2012 Pepperdine University

Available Dispute Resolution Processes Within The Reauthorized Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act (Ideia) Of 2004: Where Do Mediation Principles Fit In? , Andrea F. Blau

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

The Individual Disabilities Education Act of 1997 first offered mediation processes to parents and school systems as an available dispute resolution process. Congress mandated that mediation be made available whenever a due process hearing was filed. The intent was to assist parents and school systems in resolving their differences regarding the educational needs for children with disabilities through increased discussions and collaborative efforts; this would reduce the need for costly and adversarial litigation. Alternative dispute resolution processes have taken an increasingly dominant role within the newly reauthorized IDEIA of 2004, reflecting Congressional promotion of parent and district collaboration for achieving ...


The Challenges Of Hiv/Aids Criminal Legislation In Botswana, Zein Kebonang 2012 University of Pennsylvania

The Challenges Of Hiv/Aids Criminal Legislation In Botswana, Zein Kebonang

Botswana-UPenn Scholarly Publications

In an attempt to halt the spread of the HIV epidemic, the Government of Botswana amended in 1998 the country’s criminal code to provide for stiffer penalties for those charged and convicted of the offence of rape. In particular, there was to be compulsory HIV testing of perpetrators and much stiffer sentences for those who tested positive to the HIV virus. In this paper, I argue that the amendment not only vitiates the right to voluntarily submit to an HIV test, it invades the right to privacy and leads to unwarranted disclosure of confidential information. In addition, I contend ...


Of Burning Houses And Roasting Pigs: Why Butler V. Michigan Remains A Key Free Speech Victory More Than A Half-Century Later, Clay Calvert 2012 University of Florida-Gainesville

Of Burning Houses And Roasting Pigs: Why Butler V. Michigan Remains A Key Free Speech Victory More Than A Half-Century Later, Clay Calvert

Federal Communications Law Journal

More than fifty years after the U.S. Supreme Court rendered its unanimous decision in Butler v. Michigan, the case remains a pivotal-if unheralded and perhaps underappreciated-victory for freedom of speech. This Article analyzes the Butler principle and demonstrates how courts repeatedly apply it across different media platforms and in a myriad of factually distinct contexts, ranging from prohibitions on the sale of sex toys to bans on beer bottles with offensive labels. The Article initially provides an in-depth look at Butler, drawing on literary scholarship, historical newspaper articles from the time of the case, and other sources. It then ...


Is It Time To Recreate The E-Rate Program?, Lynne Holt, Mary Galligan 2012 University of Florida

Is It Time To Recreate The E-Rate Program?, Lynne Holt, Mary Galligan

Federal Communications Law Journal

The Schools and Libraries program, commonly known as the "E-rate" program, was created by the FCC in 1997, as authorized by the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996. The E-rate program provides eligible schools and libraries with discounts of 20 to 90 percent from the rates charged by providers of telecommunications services, Internet access, and internal network connections. These discounts are paid from the federal Universal Service Fund under the regulatory oversight of the FCC. The FCC has modified certain aspects of the program since its inception but has not modified its highest programmatic funding priorities-support for telecommunications and Internet access ...


Assessing Competition In U.S. Wireless Markets: Review Of The Fcc’S Competition Reports, Gerald R. Faulhaber, Robert W. Halm, Hal J. Singer 2012 University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business

Assessing Competition In U.S. Wireless Markets: Review Of The Fcc’S Competition Reports, Gerald R. Faulhaber, Robert W. Halm, Hal J. Singer

Federal Communications Law Journal

The FCC's 14th and 15th Annual Wireless Competition reports review a wide variety of evidence, both direct (how firms and customers behave) and indirect (industry concentration measures) in making its competitive assessment. The reports are silent on how to interpret this evidence. In contrast, modem antitrust analysis relies far more on direct evidence. In failing to put more weight on the relevant direct market evidence to reach an informed competitive assessment, the 14th and 15th reports invite erroneous conclusions about the state of competition in wireless markets. The authors are concerned that these erroneous conclusions eventually could adversely influence ...


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