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The Role Of Judges In Life/Death Decisions For The Neurologically Impaired, H. Richard Beresford Nov 1978

The Role Of Judges In Life/Death Decisions For The Neurologically Impaired, H. Richard Beresford

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

The Massachusetts Supreme Court has recently ruled that decisions about withholding care from hopelessly ill, legally incapacitated patients must be made by judges. It clearly rejected the view that families and attending physicians should be empowered to make such decisions. In this respect, the ruling contrasts with that of the Quinlan case and highlights the issue of whether judges or physicians and families are better able to make medically and morally sound decisions respecting this class of patients.


Marquette National Bank Of Minneapolis V. First Of Omaha Service Corp., Lewis F. Powell Jr. Oct 1978

Marquette National Bank Of Minneapolis V. First Of Omaha Service Corp., Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Supreme Court Case Files

No abstract provided.


Leroy V. Great Western United Corp., Lewis F. Powell Jr. Oct 1978

Leroy V. Great Western United Corp., Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Supreme Court Case Files

No abstract provided.


Addington V. Texas, Lewis F. Powell Jr. Oct 1978

Addington V. Texas, Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Supreme Court Case Files

No abstract provided.


Wilson V. Omaha Indian Tribe, Lewis F. Powell Jr. Oct 1978

Wilson V. Omaha Indian Tribe, Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Supreme Court Case Files

No abstract provided.


Should Oral Argument On Appeal Be Abolished Unless Requested By The Court?, Lewis F. Powell Jr. Aug 1978

Should Oral Argument On Appeal Be Abolished Unless Requested By The Court?, Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Powell Speeches

No abstract provided.


Securities Commentary, Roberta S. Karmel, John P. Ketels Jul 1978

Securities Commentary, Roberta S. Karmel, John P. Ketels

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


The Court Of Appeals Of Maryland: Roles, Work And Performance - Part Ii: Craftsmanship And Decision-Making, William L. Reynolds Jan 1978

The Court Of Appeals Of Maryland: Roles, Work And Performance - Part Ii: Craftsmanship And Decision-Making, William L. Reynolds

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Sentencing In Indiana: Appellate Review Of The Trial Court's Discretion, John Eric Smithburn Jan 1978

Sentencing In Indiana: Appellate Review Of The Trial Court's Discretion, John Eric Smithburn

Journal Articles

No abstract provided.


Ashbacker Rites In Administrative Practice: A Case Study Of Broadcast Regulation., Jacob W. Mayer, Michael Botein Jan 1978

Ashbacker Rites In Administrative Practice: A Case Study Of Broadcast Regulation., Jacob W. Mayer, Michael Botein

Articles & Chapters

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Changing The Public Drunkenness Laws: The Impact Of Decriminalization, David Aaronson Jan 1978

Changing The Public Drunkenness Laws: The Impact Of Decriminalization, David Aaronson

Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals

Laws that decriminalize public drunkenness continue to use the police as the major intake agent for public inebriates under the "new" public health model of detoxification and treatment. Assuming that decriminalization introduces many disincentives to police intervention using legally sanctioned procedures, we hypothesize that it will be fol- lowed by a statistically significant decline in the number of public inebriates formally handled by the police in the manner designated by the "law in the books." Using an "interrupted time-series quasi- experiment" based on a "stratified multiple-group single-I design," we confirm this hypothesis for Washington, D.C., and Minneapolis, Minnesota. However ...


Assuring "Detached But Passionate Investigation And Decision": The Role Of Guardians Ad Litem In Saikewicz-Type Cases, Charles H. Baron Jan 1978

Assuring "Detached But Passionate Investigation And Decision": The Role Of Guardians Ad Litem In Saikewicz-Type Cases, Charles H. Baron

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

The author focuses this Article upon the aspect of the Saikewicz decision which determines that the kind of "proxy consent" question involved in that case required for its decision "the process of detached but passionate investigation and decision that forms the ideal on which the judicial branch of government was created." This aspect of the decision has drawn much criticism from the medical community on the ground that it embroils what doctors believe to be a medical question in the adversarial processes of the court system. The author criticizes the decision from an entirely opposite perspective, arguing that the court ...


Juvenile Court Jurisdiction Over Noncriminal Misbehavior: The Argument Against Abolition, John Dewitt Gregory Jan 1978

Juvenile Court Jurisdiction Over Noncriminal Misbehavior: The Argument Against Abolition, John Dewitt Gregory

Hofstra Law Faculty Scholarship

During the last decade and a half, there has been significant recognition of the legal rights of children and increasing attention to the law governing those rights. In addition to voluminous law review literature and treatment in texts, the United States Supreme Court, lower federal courts, and the state courts have addressed issues relating to children's rights in an expanding number of cases. Among the areas that the courts have scrutinized are children's freedom of expression under the first amendment of the Constitution of the United States, hearing requirements before a student may be suspended from a public ...


Assumption Of Risk In A Comparative Negligence System-- Doctrinal, Practical, And Policy Issues, Daniel O. Conkle Jan 1978

Assumption Of Risk In A Comparative Negligence System-- Doctrinal, Practical, And Policy Issues, Daniel O. Conkle

Articles by Maurer Faculty

The adoption of a new principle of law invariably impinges upon related legal concepts, raising issue that were not considered when the law was changed. The adoption of comparative negligence, a drastic departure from the long-held principle of contributory negligence, has forced courts to consider how the related concept of assumption of risk is affected by the change. Because there are different types of assumption of risk, and various doctrinal, practical, and policy issues, a proper determination of the role for assumption of risk in a comparative negligence system depends upon a thorough examination of many relevant considerations. Unfortunately, two ...


Some Impressions And Reflections On Observing Legal Proceedings In The People's Republic Of China, Christina B. Whitman, Sallyanne Payton Jan 1978

Some Impressions And Reflections On Observing Legal Proceedings In The People's Republic Of China, Christina B. Whitman, Sallyanne Payton

Articles

Very few foreign visitors have been allowed an opportunity to observe legal proceedings in the People's Republic of China. We were included in the first American group ever favored with a professional exchange legal tour. During the month of May 1977, we spent three weeks in China with a group of Black American judges and lawyers, headed by the Hon. George C. Crockett, Jr., Judge of the Recorder's Court of Detroit. Since we ourselves would be skeptical of the claim of a visitor to the United States who purported to have "studied" the American legal process during the ...


Brewer V. Williams, Massiah And Miranda: What Is 'Interrogation'? When Does It Matter?, Yale Kamisar Jan 1978

Brewer V. Williams, Massiah And Miranda: What Is 'Interrogation'? When Does It Matter?, Yale Kamisar

Articles

On Christmas Eve, 1968, a ten-year-old girl, Pamela Powers, disappeared while with her family in Des Moines, Iowa.2 Defendant Williams, an escapee from a mental institution and a deeply religious person, 3 was suspected of murdering her, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.4 Williams telephoned a Des Moines lawyer, McKnight, and on his advice surrendered himself to the Davenport, Iowa, police.5 Captain Learning and another Des Moines police officer arranged to drive the 160 miles to Davenport, pick up Williams, and return him directly to Des Moines. 6 Both the trial court 7 and the ...


Separation Of Powers And The Scope Of Federal Equitable Remedies, Robert F. Nagel Jan 1978

Separation Of Powers And The Scope Of Federal Equitable Remedies, Robert F. Nagel

Articles

No abstract provided.


Jurors' Impeachment Of Verdicts And Indictments In Federal Court Under Rule 606(B), Christopher B. Mueller Jan 1978

Jurors' Impeachment Of Verdicts And Indictments In Federal Court Under Rule 606(B), Christopher B. Mueller

Articles

No abstract provided.


Prior Consistent Statements, Arthur H. Travers, Jr. Jan 1978

Prior Consistent Statements, Arthur H. Travers, Jr.

Articles

No abstract provided.