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A Legal And Policy Analysis Of Driver's Licenses For Undocumented Rhode Islanders, Deborah Gonzalez, Peter Margulies 2017 Roger Williams University School of Law

A Legal And Policy Analysis Of Driver's Licenses For Undocumented Rhode Islanders, Deborah Gonzalez, Peter Margulies

Law Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


General Comments On The Legal Services Program In New York City, P. Vaughn Gearan 2016 St. John's University School of Law

General Comments On The Legal Services Program In New York City, P. Vaughn Gearan

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Ending Discrimination: Positive Approaches For Government, Florence V. Lucas 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Ending Discrimination: Positive Approaches For Government, Florence V. Lucas

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


New York Abortion Reform - A Critique, Wilfred R. Caron 2016 St. John's University School of Law

New York Abortion Reform - A Critique, Wilfred R. Caron

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Demythologizing Abortion Reform, Robert M. Byrn 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Demythologizing Abortion Reform, Robert M. Byrn

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


The New York Statutory Defense Of Entrapment: Need For A Judicial Gloss, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

The New York Statutory Defense Of Entrapment: Need For A Judicial Gloss

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


New York's "Minor" Obscenity Statute Held Constitutional, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

New York's "Minor" Obscenity Statute Held Constitutional

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Divorce Law Reform In New York, Earl Phillips 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Divorce Law Reform In New York, Earl Phillips

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


The New York State Constitution And Aid To Church-Related Schools, Charles E. Rice 2016 St. John's University School of Law

The New York State Constitution And Aid To Church-Related Schools, Charles E. Rice

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Private Actors And Public Corruption: Why Courts Should Adopt A Broad Interpretation Of The Hobbs Act, Megan DeMarco 2016 University of Michigan Law School

Private Actors And Public Corruption: Why Courts Should Adopt A Broad Interpretation Of The Hobbs Act, Megan Demarco

Michigan Law Review

Federal prosecutors routinely charge public officials with “extortion under color of official right” under a public-corruption statute called the Hobbs Act. To be prosecuted under the Hobbs Act, a public official must promise official action in return for a bribe or kickback. The public official, however, does not need to have actual authority over that official action. As long as the victim reasonably believed that the public official could deliver or influence government action, the public official violated the Hobbs Act. Private citizens also solicit bribes in return for influencing official action. Yet most courts do not think the Hobbs ...


Potholes: Dui Law In The Budding Marijuana Industry, Zack G. Goldberg 2016 Brooklyn Law School

Potholes: Dui Law In The Budding Marijuana Industry, Zack G. Goldberg

Brooklyn Law Review

The rapid legalization of marijuana across the United States has produced a number of novel legal issues. One of the most confounding issues is that presented by the marijuana-impaired driver. In jurisdictions that have legalized the use of marijuana, how high is too high to get behind the wheel? This note assesses the various marijuana DUI laws that states have implemented to combat marijuana-impaired driving. Many of these statutes have followed in the footsteps of the BAC-based standard used to combat drunk driving—using THC measurements to quantify a driver’s level of marijuana-based impairment. Unfortunately, unlike alcohol, the scientific ...


“Profit, People, Planet” Perverted: Holding Benefit Corporations Accountable To Intended Beneficiaries, Michael A. Hacker 2016 Boston College Law School

“Profit, People, Planet” Perverted: Holding Benefit Corporations Accountable To Intended Beneficiaries, Michael A. Hacker

Boston College Law Review

For-profit social entrepreneurship is a steadily growing movement. As part of this movement, numerous states have enacted legislation authorizing the incorporation of benefit corporations, a new for-profit corporate form. In addition to generating profit for shareholders, benefit corporations must “create” a “public benefit.” The mandate that a for-profit corporation pursue a humanitarian cause in addition to generating profit is a significant departure from shareholder primacy: the maxim that the sole purpose of a corporation is to generate return on investment for its shareholders. Although this legislation is a necessary and progressive evolution in corporate law, the current benefit corporation form ...


Tthe Requirement Of Domestic Participation In New Mining Ventures In Zambia, Muna Ndulo 2016 Unza School of Law

Tthe Requirement Of Domestic Participation In New Mining Ventures In Zambia, Muna Ndulo

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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Governmental Intervention In An Economic Crisis, Robert K. Rasmussen, David A. Skeel Jr. 2016 University of Southern California Law

Governmental Intervention In An Economic Crisis, Robert K. Rasmussen, David A. Skeel Jr.

Faculty Scholarship

This paper articulates a framework both for assessing the various government bailouts that took place at the onset of Great Recession and for guiding future rescue efforts when they become necessary. The goals for those engineering a bailout should be to be as transparent as possible, to articulate clearly the reason for the intervention, to respect existing priorities among investors, to exercise control only at the top level where such efforts can be seen by the public, and to exit as soon as possible. By these metrics, some of the recent bailouts should be applauded, while others fell short. We ...


Family Law And Gay And Lesbian Family Issues In The Twentieth Century, David L. Chambers, Nancy D. Polikoff 2016 University of Michigan Law School

Family Law And Gay And Lesbian Family Issues In The Twentieth Century, David L. Chambers, Nancy D. Polikoff

Nancy D. Polikoff

Over these thirty years, lesbians and gay men have increasingly challenged conventional definitions of marriage and the family. In this brief article, we tell the story of gay people and family law in the United States across this period. We divide our discussion into two sections: issues regarding the recognition of the same-sex couple relationship and issues regarding gay men and lesbians as parents. These issues overlap, of course, but since family law discussions commonly treat adult-adult issues of all sorts separately from parent-child issues, we believe it convenient and helpful to do so as well.


Comparative Urban Governance For Lawyers, Fernanda G. Nicola, Sheila Foster 2016 American University, Washington College of Law

Comparative Urban Governance For Lawyers, Fernanda G. Nicola, Sheila Foster

Fernanda G Nicola

No abstract provided.


Possession: A Brief For Louisiana's Rights Of Succession To The Legacy Of Roman Law, David V. Snyder 2016 Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington

Possession: A Brief For Louisiana's Rights Of Succession To The Legacy Of Roman Law, David V. Snyder

David Snyder

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Ancient Law And Modern Eyes, David V. Snyder 2016 Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington

Ancient Law And Modern Eyes, David V. Snyder

David Snyder

No abstract provided.


Canonical And Civil Matrimonial Actions: A Comparison, Msgr. Marion J. Reinhardt 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Canonical And Civil Matrimonial Actions: A Comparison, Msgr. Marion J. Reinhardt

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Leap Of Faith: Determining The Standard Of Faith Needed To Violate The Implied Covenant Of Good Faith And Fair Dealing For Delaware Limited Liability Companies, Pat Andriola 2016 Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Leap Of Faith: Determining The Standard Of Faith Needed To Violate The Implied Covenant Of Good Faith And Fair Dealing For Delaware Limited Liability Companies, Pat Andriola

Boston College Law Review

Delaware courts have long respected the right to contract in Delaware, and possibly no entity is afforded more privileges to set the boundaries of its corporate form than the Delaware Limited Liability Company. Unlike nearly every other state, Delaware permits LLCs to abolish the duties of care and loyalty in their operating agreements, but forbids companies to eliminate liability for “any act or omission that constitutes a bad faith violation of the implied contractual covenant of good faith and fair dealing.” The problem with the phrase “bad faith violation” is that, when referencing a breach of the implied covenant of ...


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