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1978

University of Washington School of Law

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Our Salty Rivers: Legal And Institutional Approaches To Salinity Management, Ralph W. Johnson Jun 1978

Our Salty Rivers: Legal And Institutional Approaches To Salinity Management, Ralph W. Johnson

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The salinity problem in United States rivers becomes worse each year, and no water law system to date has been developed that adequately addresses salinity management. Professor Johnson discusses the salinity problem and its scope as well as remedial and preventative measures that have been taken in the past. He suggests combating the salinity problem by use of systems analysis, i.e., a comprehensive basinwide or regional management plan that analyzes the entire hydrological, economic, political, and agricultural system.


The Federal Rules Of Evidence: A Model For Improved Evidentiary Decisionmaking In Washington, Robert H. Aronson Jan 1978

The Federal Rules Of Evidence: A Model For Improved Evidentiary Decisionmaking In Washington, Robert H. Aronson

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This article discusses the underlying reasons for establishing rules of evidence, defines two unavoidable conflicts encountered in attempting to effectuate the purposes for adopting such rules, suggests that the Federal Rules of Evidence help resolve these conflicts by adhering to several clearly enunciated rationales, and, finally, indicates how the Rules recognize and accommodate important new scientific and social insights on the admissibility of evidence.