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Determining The Law Governing Performance In International Commercial Arbitration: A Comparative Study, Gabriel M. Wilner Jul 1965

Determining The Law Governing Performance In International Commercial Arbitration: A Comparative Study, Gabriel M. Wilner

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Persons entering into commercial agreements of a transnational nature have often shown a preference for the arbitration tribunal rather than the court of law as the instrument for settling disputes which may arise between them.

The parties, who may be either individuals or legal persons, such as corporations, manifest their desire to employ arbitration by providing for its use in the arbitration clause of the contract. It is generally agreed that such a clause, whether or not it is considered as part of the main contract, is consensual in nature. But the significance of the agreement to arbitrate is determined …


Appointed Counsel In Criminal Prosecutions: A Study Of Indigent Defense, Ronald L. Carlson Jul 1965

Appointed Counsel In Criminal Prosecutions: A Study Of Indigent Defense, Ronald L. Carlson

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Attorney Carlson surveyed Iowa for the American Bar Association's study of the defense of indigent accused persons, and in this Article the results of that study are disclosed. The author sets forth recent constitutional developments involving appointments of counsel in criminal cases, then reviews criminal procedure and practice as it relates to the indigent. Survey techniques utilized in the study are revealed, and the responses obtained from jurists, prosecutors, and defense attorneys throughout the jurisdiction are detailed. Finally, he advances recommendations to assist in meeting the challenge of justice for the poor.