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1998

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From Hoops To Hard Drives: An Accession Law Approach To The Inevitable Misappropriation Of Trade Secrets , Jay L. Koh Dec 1998

From Hoops To Hard Drives: An Accession Law Approach To The Inevitable Misappropriation Of Trade Secrets , Jay L. Koh

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


2001: A Space Legislation Odyssey - A Proposed Model For Reforming The Intergovernmental Satellite Organizations , Henry Wong Dec 1998

2001: A Space Legislation Odyssey - A Proposed Model For Reforming The Intergovernmental Satellite Organizations , Henry Wong

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Market Power And The Cross-Industry Behavior Of Prices Around A Business Cycle Trough, Jonathan Baker, Peter Woodward Dec 1998

Market Power And The Cross-Industry Behavior Of Prices Around A Business Cycle Trough, Jonathan Baker, Peter Woodward

Working Papers

Our paper examines the behavior of prices in a large number of highly-disaggregate industries around the trough of the business cycle. We conclude that the degree to which prices are pro- or counter-cyclical differs between business cycle peaks and business cycle troughs, and that the cyclical behavior of prices varies substantially across industries. We also observe a tendency for industry prices to rise immediately following a business cycle trough. In general, we accept a market power explanation for that observation: either oligopolists pricing above marginal cost take advantage of a cyclical tendency for demand functions to grow more inelastic in ...


Less Reliable Preliminary Hearings And Plea Bargains In Criminal Cases In California: Discovery Before And After Proposition 115 , Laura Berend Dec 1998

Less Reliable Preliminary Hearings And Plea Bargains In Criminal Cases In California: Discovery Before And After Proposition 115 , Laura Berend

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Overcoming Overbreadth: Facial Challenges And The Valid Rule Requirement , Marc E. Isserles Dec 1998

Overcoming Overbreadth: Facial Challenges And The Valid Rule Requirement , Marc E. Isserles

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Why The Wto Should Require The Application Of The Evidentiary Threshold Requirement In Antidumping Investigations Tara Gingerich , Tara Gingerich Oct 1998

Why The Wto Should Require The Application Of The Evidentiary Threshold Requirement In Antidumping Investigations Tara Gingerich , Tara Gingerich

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


The North American Agreement Of Labor Cooperation And Its Effects On Women Working In Mexican Maquiladoras , Nicole L. Grimm Oct 1998

The North American Agreement Of Labor Cooperation And Its Effects On Women Working In Mexican Maquiladoras , Nicole L. Grimm

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Emperor's Clothes And Other Tales About The Standards For Imposing Lawyer Discipline Sanctions , Leslie C. Levin Oct 1998

The Emperor's Clothes And Other Tales About The Standards For Imposing Lawyer Discipline Sanctions , Leslie C. Levin

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Environmental Justice And Community Empowerment: Learning From The Civil Rights Movement , R. Gregory Roberts Oct 1998

Environmental Justice And Community Empowerment: Learning From The Civil Rights Movement , R. Gregory Roberts

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Technocentrism And The Soul Of The Common Law Lawyer , Molly Warner Lien Oct 1998

Technocentrism And The Soul Of The Common Law Lawyer , Molly Warner Lien

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


1997 Survey Of Trademark Decisions By The Court Of Appeals For The Federal Circuit , Julia Anne Matheson, Douglas A. Rettew Aug 1998

1997 Survey Of Trademark Decisions By The Court Of Appeals For The Federal Circuit , Julia Anne Matheson, Douglas A. Rettew

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Past Performance As An Evaluation Factor In Public Contract Source Selection , William W. Goodrich_Jr. Aug 1998

Past Performance As An Evaluation Factor In Public Contract Source Selection , William W. Goodrich_Jr.

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Alternative Dispute Resolution In Commercial Intellectual Property Disputes , Scott H. Blackman, Rebecca M. Mcneill Aug 1998

Alternative Dispute Resolution In Commercial Intellectual Property Disputes , Scott H. Blackman, Rebecca M. Mcneill

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Scope Of Eleventh Amendment Immunity From Suits Arising Under Patent Law After Seminole Tribe V. Florida , Kristen Healey Aug 1998

The Scope Of Eleventh Amendment Immunity From Suits Arising Under Patent Law After Seminole Tribe V. Florida , Kristen Healey

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Concurrent Tribal And State Jurisdiction Under Public Law 280 , Vanessa J. Jimenez, Soo C. Song Aug 1998

Concurrent Tribal And State Jurisdiction Under Public Law 280 , Vanessa J. Jimenez, Soo C. Song

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Survey Of Government Contract Cases In The United States Court Of Appeals For The Federal Circuit: 1997 In Review , Lionel M. Lavenue Aug 1998

Survey Of Government Contract Cases In The United States Court Of Appeals For The Federal Circuit: 1997 In Review , Lionel M. Lavenue

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


First In The Field: The Unique Mission And Legitimacy Of The Red Cross In A Culture Of Legality, Kenneth Anderson Jul 1998

First In The Field: The Unique Mission And Legitimacy Of The Red Cross In A Culture Of Legality, Kenneth Anderson

Popular Media

This 1998 Times Literary Supplement essay reviews a massive history of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Red Cross movement up through the end of the Second World War - a book which was the first to use access to ICRC archives of the Second World War.


Insurance Contracts And Judicial Discord Over Whether Liability Insurers Must Defend Insureds' Allegedly Intentional And Immoral Conduct: A Historical And Empirical Review Of Federal And State Courts' Declaratory Judgments--1900-1997 , Willy E. Rice Jun 1998

Insurance Contracts And Judicial Discord Over Whether Liability Insurers Must Defend Insureds' Allegedly Intentional And Immoral Conduct: A Historical And Empirical Review Of Federal And State Courts' Declaratory Judgments--1900-1997 , Willy E. Rice

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


From George Carlin To Matt Drudge: The Constitutional Implications Of Bringing The Paparazzi To America , Lyle Denniston Jun 1998

From George Carlin To Matt Drudge: The Constitutional Implications Of Bringing The Paparazzi To America , Lyle Denniston

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Unnecessary Demise Of The Line Item Veto Act: The Clinton Administration's Costly Failure To Seek Acknowledgement Of "National Security Rescission" , Roy E. Brownell_Ii Jun 1998

The Unnecessary Demise Of The Line Item Veto Act: The Clinton Administration's Costly Failure To Seek Acknowledgement Of "National Security Rescission" , Roy E. Brownell_Ii

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Continuing Validity Of Disparate Impact Analysis For Federal-Sector Age Discrimination Claims , Keith R. Fentonmiller Jun 1998

The Continuing Validity Of Disparate Impact Analysis For Federal-Sector Age Discrimination Claims , Keith R. Fentonmiller

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Vigilantism Revisited: An Economic Analysis Of The Law Of Extra-Judicial Self-Help Or Why Can't Dick Shoot Henry For Stealing Jane's Truck? , Kelly D. Hine Jun 1998

Vigilantism Revisited: An Economic Analysis Of The Law Of Extra-Judicial Self-Help Or Why Can't Dick Shoot Henry For Stealing Jane's Truck? , Kelly D. Hine

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Sex-Based Discrimination In U.S. Immigration Law: The High Court's Lost Opportunity To Bridge The Gap Between What We Say And What We Do , Debra L. Satinoff Jun 1998

Sex-Based Discrimination In U.S. Immigration Law: The High Court's Lost Opportunity To Bridge The Gap Between What We Say And What We Do , Debra L. Satinoff

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Founding Of The Washington College Of Law: The First Law School Established By Women For Women, Mary L. Clark Apr 1998

The Founding Of The Washington College Of Law: The First Law School Established By Women For Women, Mary L. Clark

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Claims After Oncale: Defining The Boundaries Of Actionable Conduct , Richard F. Storrow Apr 1998

Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Claims After Oncale: Defining The Boundaries Of Actionable Conduct , Richard F. Storrow

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Colloguium For Legal Education Then And Now: Changing Patterns In Legal Training And In The Relationship Of Law Schools To The World Around Them , Bob Gordon, James May, Jack Schlegel, Joan Williams Apr 1998

Colloguium For Legal Education Then And Now: Changing Patterns In Legal Training And In The Relationship Of Law Schools To The World Around Them , Bob Gordon, James May, Jack Schlegel, Joan Williams

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Identifying The Enemy In The War On Drugs: A Critique Of The Developing Rule Permitting Visual Identification Of Indescript White Powder In Narcotics Prosecutions , Michael D. Blanchard, Gabriel J. Chin Apr 1998

Identifying The Enemy In The War On Drugs: A Critique Of The Developing Rule Permitting Visual Identification Of Indescript White Powder In Narcotics Prosecutions , Michael D. Blanchard, Gabriel J. Chin

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Death Knell For School Expulsion: The 1997 Amendments To The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act , Theresa J. Bryant Apr 1998

The Death Knell For School Expulsion: The 1997 Amendments To The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act , Theresa J. Bryant

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


From Open Access To Convergence Mergers: An Antitrust Perspective On The Transition To Electricity Competition, Jonathan Baker Feb 1998

From Open Access To Convergence Mergers: An Antitrust Perspective On The Transition To Electricity Competition, Jonathan Baker

Presentations

INTRODUCTIONIn looking over the program before you arrived this morning, some of you may well have asked: what is someone from the Federal Trade Commission doing as our luncheon speaker? I thought this was an electricity conference. After all we've got FERC and the state commissions looking over our shoulders, including looking at mergers. What have we got here, some sort of party crasher? Besides violating the obvious adage and giving an economist a free lunch, what's the point?In the course of the next few minutes I hope to convince you that we are not party crashing ...


Fostering Balance On The Federal Courts , Carl Tobias Feb 1998

Fostering Balance On The Federal Courts , Carl Tobias

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.