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Is The Supreme Court Disabling The Enabling Act, Or Is Shady Grove Just Another Bad Opera?, Robert J. Condlin 2016 University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Is The Supreme Court Disabling The Enabling Act, Or Is Shady Grove Just Another Bad Opera?, Robert J. Condlin

Faculty Scholarship

After seventy years of trying, the Supreme Court has yet to agree on whether the Rules Enabling Act articulates a one or two part standard for determining the validity of a Federal Rule. Is it enough that a Federal Rule regulates “practice and procedure,” or must it also not “abridge substantive rights”? The Enabling Act seems to require both, but the Court is not so sure, and the costs of its uncertainty are real. Among other things, litigants must guess whether the decision to apply a Federal Rule in a given case will depend upon predictable ritual, judicial power grab ...


Public Accounting And The Myth Of The Public Interest.Pdf, Wm. Dennis Huber 2016

Public Accounting And The Myth Of The Public Interest.Pdf, Wm. Dennis Huber

Wm. Dennis Huber

For decades it has been drummed into the conscience, the consciousness, and the subconscious of accounting students, researchers, and practitioners alike that the public interest is the sine qua non of the public accounting profession. Accounting researchers have attempted to explore the multi-faceted nature of what is referred to as the public interest based on the assumption that the public interest actually exists in the public accounting profession (including professional accounting organizations, government and quasi-government regulatory agencies, and auditing and accounting standard setting bodies). This paper questions that assumption by conducting an exegesis of the texts of the legislative findings ...


State Constitutions And Individual Rights: Conceptual Convergence In School Finance Litigation, Scott R. Bauries 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law

State Constitutions And Individual Rights: Conceptual Convergence In School Finance Litigation, Scott R. Bauries

Scott R. Bauries

This Article begins by reviewing Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld's “fundamental conceptions” and expanding his theory to the arena of state constitutional rights, building on recent work by other scholars. From this foundation, it moves to a discussion of the sources of rights to education. The Article then examines the text of relevant state constitutional provisions, as well as the ever-changing landscape of school finance litigation, the principal vehicle through which litigants assert constitutional claims based on ostensible education rights. Next, it systematically analyzes the population of reported cases from the highest state courts to identify Hohfeldian conceptions of education rights ...


Newsroom: New York Times: Teitz On Touro Synagogue 5-16-2016, Roger Williams University School of Law 2016 Roger Williams University

Newsroom: New York Times: Teitz On Touro Synagogue 5-16-2016, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Life of the Law School (1993- )

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Judicial Recusation In The Federal Republic Of Germany, Sigmund A. Cohn 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Judicial Recusation In The Federal Republic Of Germany, Sigmund A. Cohn

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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Some Structural Dilemmas Of World Organization, C. Wilfred Jenks 2016 International Labor Organization

Some Structural Dilemmas Of World Organization, C. Wilfred Jenks

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Making A Buck While Making A Difference, Alphonse A. Gerhardstein 2016 University of Michigan Law School

Making A Buck While Making A Difference, Alphonse A. Gerhardstein

Michigan Journal of Race and Law

It is not right for children to die before their parents. It is not right for peaceful, unarmed citizens to die at the hands of the police. In my civil rights practice, I have met many mothers, fathers, and family members who are struggling to recover after a law enforcement officer caused the death of their loved one. Sure, they want fair compensation. But money does little to reduce their loss or make the grief more bearable. They often want to do something that will ensure that their loved one did not die in vain. They want to prevent other ...


Online Case Resolution Systems: Enhancing Access, Fairness, Accuracy, And Efficiency, Maximilian A. Bulinski, J.J. Prescott 2016 University of Michigan Law School

Online Case Resolution Systems: Enhancing Access, Fairness, Accuracy, And Efficiency, Maximilian A. Bulinski, J.J. Prescott

Michigan Journal of Race and Law

Online case resolution (OCR) systems have the potential to dramatically increase access to our justice system. Part I introduces the concept of an OCR system, how it might work in practice, and its likely impact on courts and citizens. Part II argues that OCR systems can lower many of the barriers to going to court by reducing the need for face-to-face resolution of disputes; cutting the amount of time needed for hearings; mitigating litigant confusion and fear; allowing asynchronous scheduling that can accommodate work and child-care schedules; and offering a more reliable and easier-to-use means for litigants to voice their ...


States Vs. Fda, Catherine M. Sharkey 2016 NYU School of Law

States Vs. Fda, Catherine M. Sharkey

New York University Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers

In the United States, food and drug safety is regulated in two ways: a stringent ex ante, national regime led by the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) and a robust ex post system of state-law enforcement. This federalist structure, operating on dual regulatory levels, sets the stage for synergy and for conflict.

Two recent high-profile preemption lawsuits showcase a novel dimension of the dual regulatory structure: the role of states as competing and/or complementary actors vis-à-vis the FDA in regulating food and drug safety. In Zogenix, Inc. v. Patrick, a federal district court enjoined the Massachusetts government from enacting ...


States Vs. Fda, Catherine M. Sharkey 2016 NYU School of Law

States Vs. Fda, Catherine M. Sharkey

New York University Law and Economics Working Papers

In the United States, food and drug safety is regulated in two ways: a stringent ex ante, national regime led by the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) and a robust ex post system of state-law enforcement. This federalist structure, operating on dual regulatory levels, sets the stage for synergy and for conflict.

Two recent high-profile preemption lawsuits showcase a novel dimension of the dual regulatory structure: the role of states as competing and/or complementary actors vis-à-vis the FDA in regulating food and drug safety. In Zogenix, Inc. v. Patrick, a federal district court enjoined the Massachusetts government from enacting ...


The Bp Oil Spill Settlements, Classwide Punitive Damages, And Societal Deterrence, Catherine M. Sharkey 2016 NYU School of Law

The Bp Oil Spill Settlements, Classwide Punitive Damages, And Societal Deterrence, Catherine M. Sharkey

New York University Law and Economics Working Papers

The BP oil spill litigation and subsequent settlements provide an opportunity to explore a novel societal economic deterrence rationale for classwide supra-compensatory damages. Judge Jack Weinstein was a pioneer in the field of punitive damages class certification. In In re Simon II, he certified a nationwide punitive-damages-only class in a multijurisdiction, multidefendant tobacco lawsuit. Using Judge Weinstein’s innovations in In re Simon II as an analytical lens, the Article evaluates the future prospects for classwide punitive damages claims.

Specifically, the Article considers how private litigants might adopt a societal damages approach in negotiating and achieving class action settlements. Class ...


The Function Of The International Court Of Justice In The World Community, Ernest A. Gross 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

The Function Of The International Court Of Justice In The World Community, Ernest A. Gross

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


When Bad Guys Are Wearing White Hats, Catherine A. Rogers 2016 Penn State Law

When Bad Guys Are Wearing White Hats, Catherine A. Rogers

Catherine Rogers

Allegations of ethical misconduct by lawyers have all but completely overshadowed the substantive claims in the Chevron case. While both sides have been accused of flagrant wrongdoing, the charges against plaintiffs’ counsel appear to have captured more headlines and garnered more attention. The primary reason why the focus seems lopsided is that plaintiffs’ counsel were presumed to be the ones wearing white hats in this epic drama. This essay postulates that this seeming irony is not simply an example of personal ethical lapse, but in part tied to larger reasons why ethical violations are an occupational hazard for plaintiffs’ counsel ...


[Book Review] Commercial Litigation In New York State Courts 4th Edition, Mikhail Koulikov 2016 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

[Book Review] Commercial Litigation In New York State Courts 4th Edition, Mikhail Koulikov

Mikhail Koulikov

Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts (Robert L. Haig, ed., 4th ed. 2015)


Infant Compromise Orders In New York, Gerald Lebovits 2016 Columbia, Fordham & NYU Law Schools

Infant Compromise Orders In New York, Gerald Lebovits

Gerald Lebovits

This article discusses the law covering infant compromise orders in New York.


The Voting Rights Act And The "New And Improved" Intent Test: Old Wine In New Bottles, Randolph M. Scott-McLaughlin 2016 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

The Voting Rights Act And The "New And Improved" Intent Test: Old Wine In New Bottles, Randolph M. Scott-Mclaughlin

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Police Misconduct - A Plaintiff's Point Of View, Part Ii, John Williams 2016 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Police Misconduct - A Plaintiff's Point Of View, Part Ii, John Williams

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Police Misconduct - A Plaintiff's Point Of View, Fred Brewington 2016 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Police Misconduct - A Plaintiff's Point Of View, Fred Brewington

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Qualified Immunity When Facts Are In Dispute, Leon Friedman 2016 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Qualified Immunity When Facts Are In Dispute, Leon Friedman

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Section 1983 Custom Claims And The Code Of Silence, Myriam Gilles 2016 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Section 1983 Custom Claims And The Code Of Silence, Myriam Gilles

Touro Law Review

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