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1988

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Comparative and Foreign Law

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Human Rights And International Relations, Sandip Bhattacharji May 1988

Human Rights And International Relations, Sandip Bhattacharji

Michigan Law Review

A Review of Human Rights and International Relations by R.J. Vincent


Comparison Of Japanese And American Bankruptcy Law, Brooke Schumm Iii Jan 1988

Comparison Of Japanese And American Bankruptcy Law, Brooke Schumm Iii

Michigan Journal of International Law

The outline and direction of this article are arranged approximately in the order of provisions under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The article focuses on Japanese reorganization proceedings, but necessarily discusses Japanese bankruptcy provisions at length. First, eligibility and types of proceedings are discussed. Second, commencement details and administrative provisions, including the "automatic stay" and assumption and rejection of leases and contracts are presented. Third, the debtor's duties and the handling of claims are reviewed. Fourth, liquidations are compared. Fifth, confirmation and reorganization are explored in detail. Last, a comparison of bankruptcy provisions for individuals concludes the article.


Ordeal In Iceland, William I. Miller Jan 1988

Ordeal In Iceland, William I. Miller

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Ordeal holds a strange fascination with us. It appalls and intrigues. We marvel at the mentality of those cultures that officialize it; we feel a sense of horror as we imagine ourselves intimately involved with boiling water or glowing irons. And we don't feel up to it. So our terror and cowardice becomes their brutality and irrationality. I am not about to urge to reinstitution of ordeals, although most practicing lawyers will tell you that that is still what going to law is, a crapshoot they say. What I want to do is call attention to the difficulty of not …