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Life Begins At 50: Ferc Relicensing Under The Federal Power Act, Thomas N. Russo Jun 1997

Life Begins At 50: Ferc Relicensing Under The Federal Power Act, Thomas N. Russo

Dams: Water and Power in the New West (Summer Conference, June 2-4)

5 pages.


Environmental Benefits Of Reoperation, Relicensing, Decommissioning And Recapture, Richard Roos-Collins Jun 1997

Environmental Benefits Of Reoperation, Relicensing, Decommissioning And Recapture, Richard Roos-Collins

Dams: Water and Power in the New West (Summer Conference, June 2-4)

35 pages.

Contains footnotes.


New Demands For Tribal Rights To Federal Water And Power, Jeanne S. Whiteing Jun 1997

New Demands For Tribal Rights To Federal Water And Power, Jeanne S. Whiteing

Dams: Water and Power in the New West (Summer Conference, June 2-4)

12 pages.


Why Civil Cases Go To Trial: Strategic Bargaining And The Desire For Vindication, Samuel R. Gross, Kent D. Syverud Jan 1997

Why Civil Cases Go To Trial: Strategic Bargaining And The Desire For Vindication, Samuel R. Gross, Kent D. Syverud

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When negotiations break down and a dispute cannot be settled, attorneys commonly blame their adversaries, often questioning their ethics or their judgment. After interviewing many attorneys, we have come to believe much of the criticism is directed at strategic moves in negotiation. But strategic ploys are not the only reason dispute resolution fails. Rather, our research also suggest that a genuine desire for vindication through trial or other formal process may be very significant in some types of cases where bargaining breaks down.


Going To Trial: A Rare Throw Of The Die, Samuel R. Gross, Kent D. Syverud Jan 1997

Going To Trial: A Rare Throw Of The Die, Samuel R. Gross, Kent D. Syverud

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If it is true, as we often hear, that we are one of the most litigious societies on earth, it is because of our propensity to sue, not our affinity for trials. Of the hundreds of thousands of civil lawsuits that are filed each year in America, the great majority are settled; of those that are not settled, most are ultimately dismissed by the plaintiffs or by the courts; only a few percent are tried to a jury or a judge. This is no accident. We prefer settlements and have designed a system of civil justice that embodies and expresses ...