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Hiding In Plain Sight: "Conspicuous Type" Standards In Mandated Communication Statutes, Mary Beth Beazley Jan 2014

Hiding In Plain Sight: "Conspicuous Type" Standards In Mandated Communication Statutes, Mary Beth Beazley

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Professor Beazley defines the concept of mandated communication statutes in this examination of typeface, language, and the mind's ability to comprehend certain syntax. This article has a simple premise: when a government mandates written communication, it should present the mandated communication in a way that speeds comprehension. When communication is so important that the government is mandating the words and the presentation method, the writer and not the reader should not bear the burden of making sure that the information is comprehensible. In other words, the reader should not have to work to decipher the information; the writer should work …


One For All, But None For (All Of) One: Revised Article 1 Of The Uniform Commercial Code (Part 2 Of 2), Keith A. Rowley Jan 2004

One For All, But None For (All Of) One: Revised Article 1 Of The Uniform Commercial Code (Part 2 Of 2), Keith A. Rowley

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Part One of this article examined four major differences between Revised Article 1 of the Uniform Commercial Code and Nevada's current version of Article 1, codified at N.R.S. §§ 104.1101 et seq. Part Two explores how Revised Article I has fared thus far in other states and suggests what the Nevada Legislature should consider when deciding in the upcoming legislative session whether to enact Revised Article I as written, whether to enact it with revisions, or whether not to enact it at all.


One For All, But None For (All Of) One: Revised Article 1 Of The Uniform Commercial Code (Part 1 Of 2), Keith A. Rowley Jan 2004

One For All, But None For (All Of) One: Revised Article 1 Of The Uniform Commercial Code (Part 1 Of 2), Keith A. Rowley

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This article examines four major differences between Revised Article 1 of the Uniform Commercial Code and Nevada's current (as of 2004) version of Article 1, codified at N.R.S. §§ 104.1101 et seq.


"Retail Choice" Is Coming: Have You Hugged Your Utilities Lawyer Today? (Part I), Nancy B. Rapoport, Jeffrey D. Van Niel Jan 2002

"Retail Choice" Is Coming: Have You Hugged Your Utilities Lawyer Today? (Part I), Nancy B. Rapoport, Jeffrey D. Van Niel

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This part of the article provides a primer on the history of utilities regulation. (Part II provides a discussion on the intersection of utilities law and bankruptcy law, pre-BAPCPA.)


"Retail Choice" Is Coming: Have You Hugged Your Utilities Lawyer Today? (Part Ii), Nancy B. Rapoport, Jeffrey D. Van Niel Jan 2002

"Retail Choice" Is Coming: Have You Hugged Your Utilities Lawyer Today? (Part Ii), Nancy B. Rapoport, Jeffrey D. Van Niel

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This part of the article provides a discussion on the intersection of utilities law and bankruptcy law, pre-BAPCPA. (Part I provides a primer on the history of utilities regulation.)