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The First Us Tax Treaty And Its Influence, Reuven S. Avi-Yonah Jan 2023

The First Us Tax Treaty And Its Influence, Reuven S. Avi-Yonah

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In 1945, the US negotiated a tax treaty with the UK.1 This treaty was based on the London model, which was the last contribution of the League of Nations to international tax. Since it was a treaty between the two most important economies in the world, it precipitated the post-war rise in tax treaty negotiations. It also was similar to the first OECD model of 1963. In general, with a few exceptions (citizenship-based taxation, residence of corporations, limitation on benefits) the US models of 1981, 1996, 2006 and 2016 closely resemble the OECD model. This is not surprising given the …


Introduction: Situating, Researching, And Writing Comparative Legal History, John G. H. Hudson, William Eves Jan 2021

Introduction: Situating, Researching, And Writing Comparative Legal History, John G. H. Hudson, William Eves

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This volume is a selection of essays taken from the excellent range of papers presented at the British Legal History Conference hosted by the Institute for Legal and Constitutional Research at the University of St Andrews, 10–13 July 2019. The theme of the conference gives this book its title: ‘comparative legal history’. The topic came easily to the organisers because of their association with the St Andrews-based European Research Council Advanced grant project ‘Civil law, common law, customary law: consonance, divergence and transformation in Western Europe from the late eleventh to the thirteenth centuries’. But the chosen topic was also …


Book Review Of Law And The Modern Mind: Consciousness And Responsibility In American Legal Culture, Edward A. Purcell Jr Jan 2017

Book Review Of Law And The Modern Mind: Consciousness And Responsibility In American Legal Culture, Edward A. Purcell Jr

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Exploring The Origins Of America's Adversarial Legal Culture, Edward A. Purcell Jr. Jan 2017

Exploring The Origins Of America's Adversarial Legal Culture, Edward A. Purcell Jr.

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Law And The Modern Mind: Consciousness And Responsibility In American Legal Culture (Book Review), Edward A. Purcell Jr. Jan 2017

Law And The Modern Mind: Consciousness And Responsibility In American Legal Culture (Book Review), Edward A. Purcell Jr.

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The Quest For Constitutionalism: South Africa Since 1994, Penelope Andrews Jan 2016

The Quest For Constitutionalism: South Africa Since 1994, Penelope Andrews

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Book Review Of Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet's "What Is A Fair International Society? International Law Between Development And Recognition, Ruti G. Teitel Jan 2014

Book Review Of Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet's "What Is A Fair International Society? International Law Between Development And Recognition, Ruti G. Teitel

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Book Review Of Melvin I. Urofsky's Louis D. Brandeis: A Life, Edward A. Purcell Jr. Jan 2010

Book Review Of Melvin I. Urofsky's Louis D. Brandeis: A Life, Edward A. Purcell Jr.

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Kamisar, Yale, Jerold H. Israel Jan 2009

Kamisar, Yale, Jerold H. Israel

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Kamisar, Yale (1929- ). Law professor. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., to an immigrant, working-class family of modest means and limited educational background, Kamisar received academic scholarships that enabled him to attend New York University (B.A., 1950) and, after enlisting in the army during the Korean War and winning a Purple Heart, Columbia Law School (LLB., 1954).


Book Review Of Dalia Mitchell’S Architect Of Justice: Felix S. Cohen And The Founding Of American Pluralism, Edward A. Purcell Jr. Jan 2008

Book Review Of Dalia Mitchell’S Architect Of Justice: Felix S. Cohen And The Founding Of American Pluralism, Edward A. Purcell Jr.

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The Naa Agora: What's Right With Labor Arbitration…And How To Keep It That Way., Theodore J. St. Antoine Jan 2006

The Naa Agora: What's Right With Labor Arbitration…And How To Keep It That Way., Theodore J. St. Antoine

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Now it’s time for all of us to step into the Agora, the National Academy’s marketplace of ideas. Leading the discussion this morning and introducing the members of the First Circle will be Professor Roger Abrams. Roger’s not on the stage right now, for reasons that will become obvious in just a moment. By way of introduction, Roger, of course, is a National Academy member. He is the Richardson Professor of Law at Northeastern University Law School; and currently he is a visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Roger is the former dean of Northeastern Law, of Rutgers …


Book Review Of Steven Harmon Wilson’S The Rise Of Judicial Management In The U.S. District Court, Southern District Of Texas, Edward A. Purcell Jr. Jan 2005

Book Review Of Steven Harmon Wilson’S The Rise Of Judicial Management In The U.S. District Court, Southern District Of Texas, Edward A. Purcell Jr.

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The Death Penalty As Delineated By The Old Testament: From Adam And Eve To Cain And Abel To Noah And The Flood To Abraham And Sodom To Moses And The Ten Commandments, Biblical Passages Trace The Roots For How Modern Society Deals With The Execution Of Killers, Robert Blecker Nov 2004

The Death Penalty As Delineated By The Old Testament: From Adam And Eve To Cain And Abel To Noah And The Flood To Abraham And Sodom To Moses And The Ten Commandments, Biblical Passages Trace The Roots For How Modern Society Deals With The Execution Of Killers, Robert Blecker

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The Once And Future Labor Act: Myths And Realities, Theodore J. St. Antoine Jan 2002

The Once And Future Labor Act: Myths And Realities, Theodore J. St. Antoine

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In this provocative article Professor St. Antoine laments, "I cannot believe that a private-sector workforce that is only one-tenth organized is ultimately good for labor, for management, or for the whole of our society." His speech to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers outlines the original purposes of the National Labor Relations Act, the reasons for the drastic decline in the percentage of the workforce that is unionized, and his suggestions for changes in the law that would encourage and promote collective bargaining.


Still Unfair, Still Arbitrary - But Do We Care?, Samuel R. Gross Jan 2000

Still Unfair, Still Arbitrary - But Do We Care?, Samuel R. Gross

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Welcome. It is a pleasure to see everybody at this bright and cheery hour of the morning. My assignment is to try to give an overview of the status of the death penalty in America at the beginning of the twenty-first century. I will try to put that in the context of how the death penalty was viewed thirty years ago, or more, and maybe that will tell us something about how the death penalty will be viewed thirty or forty years from now.


Linking The Visions, Thomas A. Green Jan 2000

Linking The Visions, Thomas A. Green

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Professor Thomas Green talks about his teaching and work.


Book Review Of Silencing The Opposition: Government Strategies Of Suppression Of Freedom Of Expression, By Craig R. Smith, Jethro K. Lieberman Jan 1997

Book Review Of Silencing The Opposition: Government Strategies Of Suppression Of Freedom Of Expression, By Craig R. Smith, Jethro K. Lieberman

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Book Review Of American Legal Realism And Empirical Social Science, By John Henry Schlegel, Edward A. Purcell Jr. Jan 1996

Book Review Of American Legal Realism And Empirical Social Science, By John Henry Schlegel, Edward A. Purcell Jr.

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Book Review Of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law And The Inner Self, By Edward White., Edward A. Purcell Jr. Jan 1995

Book Review Of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law And The Inner Self, By Edward White., Edward A. Purcell Jr.

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It's Worth Remembering, John W. Reed Jan 1994

It's Worth Remembering, John W. Reed

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A speech delivered to the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society Annual Meeting luncheon, held in Southfield, Michigan on April 28, 1994.


Book Review Of Legal Hermeneutics: History, Theory And Practice, Edited By G. Leyh, Edward A. Purcell Jr. Jan 1993

Book Review Of Legal Hermeneutics: History, Theory And Practice, Edited By G. Leyh, Edward A. Purcell Jr.

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Book Review: Malice And Falsehood: Six Issues Of The New York Weekly Journal, 1733-34, William P. Lapiana Jan 1988

Book Review: Malice And Falsehood: Six Issues Of The New York Weekly Journal, 1733-34, William P. Lapiana

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Constructing A Constitution: 'Orginal Intention' In The Slave Cases, James Boyd White Jan 1987

Constructing A Constitution: 'Orginal Intention' In The Slave Cases, James Boyd White

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The question how our Constitution is to be interpreted is a living one for us today, both in the scholarly and in the political domains. Professors argue about "interpretivism" and "originalism" in law journals, they study hermeneutics and deconstruction to determine whether or not interpretation is possible at all, and if so on what premises, and they struggle to create theories that will tell us both what we do in fact and what we ought to do. Politicians and public figures (including Attorney General Edwin Meese) talk in the newspapers and elsewhere about the authority of the "original intention of …


Professional Education Then And Now: Law, Elizabeth Gaspar Brown Jan 1987

Professional Education Then And Now: Law, Elizabeth Gaspar Brown

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The Law Department, the third of those mandated by the state statute of 1837, commenced to function on October 3, 1859. In the morning the three-member law faculty met and elected James Valentine Campbell, an Associate Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, as its dean. In the afternoon, Campbell delivered an address "On the Study of Law" to a crowd of faculty, students, and visitors in the Ann Arbor Presbyterian Church.

The next morning, 90 students - 60 from Michigan, 29 from other states of the Union, and one from Canada - assembled for the first lecture in the prescribed …


Book Review: Earl Warren: A Public Life, By G. Edward White, Edward A. Purcell Jr. Jan 1983

Book Review: Earl Warren: A Public Life, By G. Edward White, Edward A. Purcell Jr.

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Introduction To Book Iv, Thomas A. Green Jan 1979

Introduction To Book Iv, Thomas A. Green

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The final volume of Blackstone's Commentaries sets forth a·lucid survey of crime and criminal procedure informed by those propositions concerning English law and the relations between man and state that characterize the entire work. Perhaps no area of the law so tested Blackstone's settled and complacent views as did the criminal law, particularly the large and growing body of statutory capital crimes. In the end, Blackstone failed to demonstrate that English criminal law reflected a coherent set of principles, but his intricate and often internally contradictory attempt nevertheless constitutes a classic description of that law, and can still be read …


Book Review Of Karl Llewellyn And The Realist Movement, By William Twining, Edward A. Purcell Jr. Jan 1975

Book Review Of Karl Llewellyn And The Realist Movement, By William Twining, Edward A. Purcell Jr.

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Book Review: Constitutional Change: Amendment Politics And Supreme Court Litigation Since 1900, By Clement E. Vose, Edward A. Purcell Jr. Jan 1973

Book Review: Constitutional Change: Amendment Politics And Supreme Court Litigation Since 1900, By Clement E. Vose, Edward A. Purcell Jr.

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Editorial Preface To This Volume, Joseph H. Drake Jan 1914

Editorial Preface To This Volume, Joseph H. Drake

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In his editorial preface to Formal Bases of the Law, Professor Drake offers a detailed summary of Del Vecchio’s historical survey of the philosophy of law. Drake reiterates that “the struggle for better definition of law has resulted in continually widening the practical application of law. In like manner it may be shown that the constant broadening of the metaphysical bases of law has been accompanied by improvements in its practice, and to this purpose we may well address ourselves.” From Aristotle to Grotius, to neo-Kantians and neo-Hegelians… “Law is neither force simply nor growth simply, but law is right …


Editorial Preface To This Volume, Joseph H. Drake Jan 1913

Editorial Preface To This Volume, Joseph H. Drake

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"American juristic thinking at the present time needs a von Ihering. Our jurists, our legislators and our courts, both bench and bar, are still holding fast to an historical 'Naturrecht' built up on the precedents of the Common Law.... The public is crying out against our crystallized and inelastic theory and practice of law. The practical application of the idea of law as purpose would, in many cases, loosen our legal shackles and open the way out of our legal difficulties ...."

"The days of 'laissez faire' in legal matters have gone by in America as well as in Germany. …