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Race And Place: Geographic And Transcendent Community In The Post-Shaw Era, Lisa A. Kelly Jan 1996

Race And Place: Geographic And Transcendent Community In The Post-Shaw Era, Lisa A. Kelly

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Race and Place is a narrative article, both fictional and true, dedicated to exploring the dual realities of a geographic and transcendent community in the context of the Supreme Court's recent decisions in Shaw v. Reno and Miller v. Johnson. The Court has allowed and affirmed constitutional challenges to districts drawn to empower African-Americans "with nothing in common but the color of their skin." The Article draws upon history, literature, political science, and law to critique the Court's assumptions concerning the challenged districts and to demonstrate the existence of African-American communities of interest which are both geographically bounded ...


Divining The Deep And Inscrutable: Toward A Gender-Neutral, Child-Centered Approach To Child Name Change Proceedings, Lisa Kelly Jan 1996

Divining The Deep And Inscrutable: Toward A Gender-Neutral, Child-Centered Approach To Child Name Change Proceedings, Lisa Kelly

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While largely a matter of social convention, the surnames that children bear have been regulated by the law as well. In certain circumstances, the law has attempted to regulate the surnames given to children at birth, but more often the law has come into play when a change of name is sought for the child: It is at this point that the law dictates to family members what it values and what it will forbid as the law goes about the business of enforcing societal norms. This article will look at the role of naming and name changing and the ...


Doctrine Of Equivalents After Hilton Davis: A Comparative Law Analysis, Toshiko Takenaka Jan 1996

Doctrine Of Equivalents After Hilton Davis: A Comparative Law Analysis, Toshiko Takenaka

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This Article will address a number of major topics. First, it discusses the Federal Circuit's renewed interest in Graver Tank and the merger of the infringement test with the patentability test established by the Supreme Court in Graham v. John Deere Co. Then, this Article responds to the dissenting judges in Hilton Davis who emphasized the danger of uncertainty that stems from the in-principle application of the doctrine of equivalents. This response explains that the application of the doctrine does not increase the uncertainty in determining infringement but, rather, encourages clear, definitive claim drafting. It then examines the relationship ...


Does A Cultural Barrier To Intellectual Property Trade Exist? The Japanese Example, Toshiko Takenaka Jan 1996

Does A Cultural Barrier To Intellectual Property Trade Exist? The Japanese Example, Toshiko Takenaka

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What is the so-called "cultural barrier to intellectual property trade?" No definition for this phrase readily came to me when I began exploring the topic. Japanese intellectual property scholars and professionals strongly suspect that their U.S. counterparts, who find institutional or economic explanations for discrepancies between European and American business customs, nevertheless tend to attribute the differences between Japanese and American business practices to cultural differences. Three popular arguments offered to substantiate this "cultural barrier to intellectual property trade" theory are: (1) the application of the concepts of competition and monopoly to intangibles such as technology and ideas is ...


What About The Children? Are Family Lawyers The Same (Ethically) As Criminal Lawyers? A Morality Play, Robert H. Aronson Jan 1996

What About The Children? Are Family Lawyers The Same (Ethically) As Criminal Lawyers? A Morality Play, Robert H. Aronson

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A fictional account of a lawyer, representing a woman in a divorce case, who learns from her client that her live-in boyfriend has hit her and her five-year-old daughter. Is her ethical duty to protect the child greater than her responsibility to maintain the attorney-client privilege. She discusses the matter with two evidence professors in search of a solution.


Develop The Habit: Note-Taking In Legal Research, Penny A. Hazelton, Peggy Roebuck Jarrett, Nancy Mcmurrer, Mary Whisner Jan 1996

Develop The Habit: Note-Taking In Legal Research, Penny A. Hazelton, Peggy Roebuck Jarrett, Nancy Mcmurrer, Mary Whisner

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Balancing The Barriers: Exploiting And Creating Incentives To Promote Development Of New Tuberculosis Treatments, Patricia C. Kuszler Jan 1996

Balancing The Barriers: Exploiting And Creating Incentives To Promote Development Of New Tuberculosis Treatments, Patricia C. Kuszler

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This Article considers the many barriers that health-care providers and public health authorities face in stemming the modem TB epidemic. Part II reviews historical public health measures, their results, and their adaptability to resurgent and MDR-TB. Part III considers the fundamental barriers to a successful global effort using these public health strategies, concluding that these barriers are insurmountable given the current arsenal of anti-tuberculosis therapies. Part IV examines the reasons why research and development of new anti-tuberculosis drugs and vaccines have stagnated over the last quarter century. Finally, part V explores incentives that might revive research and development of such ...


The Sense Of Justice And The Justice Of Sense: Native Hawaiian Sovereignty And The Second "Trial Of The Century", William H. Rodgers, Jr. Jan 1996

The Sense Of Justice And The Justice Of Sense: Native Hawaiian Sovereignty And The Second "Trial Of The Century", William H. Rodgers, Jr.

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My approach in this Essay is to look at the Native Hawaiian Sovereignty conflict through a lens suggested by evolutionary theory, sometimes described in the law schools as "Law and Biology." In this world, the sense of justice is a set of expectations about how others should behave, backed by a proclivity towards moralistic aggression against deviators.

The sense of justice entails both cognition and emotion, with a match of expectations and then the fit that follows if there is no fit.

Compare and despair is the name of the game. Explored in detail are the actions of Dennis "Bumpy ...