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The Jurisdictional Heritage Of The Grand Jury Clause, Roger A. Fairfax Dec 2006

The Jurisdictional Heritage Of The Grand Jury Clause, Roger A. Fairfax

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After Action Review (Aar) Of Attendance At The Brazilian Army Command And General Staff College, Gary Corn Nov 2006

After Action Review (Aar) Of Attendance At The Brazilian Army Command And General Staff College, Gary Corn

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In 2005, I was the first member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAG Corps) to attend a foreign command and general staff college (CGSC). This article provides a summary of my attendance at the Brazilian Army's Command and General Staff College-Escola de Comando e Estado Maior do Extrcito (ECEME). Through a unique series of events, I was selected and attended the Brazilian Army's ECEME, a ten-month CGSC equivalent, where I studied brigade and division-level operations through the lens of a foreign military. This rare opportunity not only afforded me a unique and valuable professional development experience, it …


Economic Evidence In Antitrust: Defining Markets And Measuring Market Power In Paolo Buccirossi, Jonathan Baker, Timothy Bresnahan Sep 2006

Economic Evidence In Antitrust: Defining Markets And Measuring Market Power In Paolo Buccirossi, Jonathan Baker, Timothy Bresnahan

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This paper addresses an important aspect of the interdisciplinary collaboration between law and economics: the use antitrust courts can and should make of empirical industrial organization economics, in light of the expansion of empirical knowledge generated during the last few decades. First we show how courts can apply what economists have learned about identification of alternative theories of industry structure and firm strategy to the problems of defining markets and determining whether market power has been exercised. We emphasize that the same analytic issues arise regardless of whether the evidence on these concepts is quantitative or qualitative. Second we show …


The Role Of International Arbitrators, Susan Franck Apr 2006

The Role Of International Arbitrators, Susan Franck

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With the advent of the global economy, arbitration has become the preferred mechanism for resolving international disputes. Today international arbitrators resolve billions of dollars worth of disputes.' Arbitration has taken on such prominence in the international context that commentators express "little doubt that arbitration is now the first-choice method of binding dispute resolution" and has "largely taken over litigation."'


The Moiwana Village Case, Claudia Martin Jan 2006

The Moiwana Village Case, Claudia Martin

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Moiwana Village is the second case to be decided by the Inter-American Court on Human Rights against Suriname in which the victims are members of an ethnic community that descends from'Bush Negroes' or 'Maroons', namely escaped former slaves who established new autonomous communities in the eastern part of Suriname. In contrast to its prior judgment, in Moiwana the Court shows a striking evolution in its case law regarding the treatment of ethnic or group rights. This approach, which may be traced back to previous case law on the rights of indigenous communities, affords an enhanced protection to members of an …


A Tribute To Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Roger Fairfax Jan 2006

A Tribute To Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Roger Fairfax

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I recall vividly how, as a junior at Harvard College, I landed a coveted position on Professor Ogletree's office hours list. My ostensible purpose for taking an office hours slot away from a deserving law school student was to discuss the college seminar paper I was writing on the District of Columbia statehood movement. Although I did leave that meeting with several fruitful research leads, I was much more satisfied with achieving my true aim-to meet in person this man about whom I had heard so many wonderful things. The professor did not disappoint. As I sat in his office-the …


Fielding A Team For The Fans: The Societal Consequences And Title Vii Implications Of Race-Considered Roster Construction In Professional Sport, N. Jeremi Duru Jan 2006

Fielding A Team For The Fans: The Societal Consequences And Title Vii Implications Of Race-Considered Roster Construction In Professional Sport, N. Jeremi Duru

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Professional sports organizations' relationships with their players are, like other employer-employee relationships, subject to scrutiny under the antidiscrimination mandates embedded in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Professional sports organizations are, however, unique among employers in many respects. Most notably, unlike other employers, professional sports organizations attract avid supporters who identify deeply with the teams and their players. To the extent an organization racially discriminates, therefore, such discrimination creates the risk that fans will identify with the homogenous or racially disproportionate roster that results. The consequences of such race-based team identification are wide-reaching and potentially tragic. Through …


Inter-American System, Claudia Martin Jan 2006

Inter-American System, Claudia Martin

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Finding And Using Statistics In Legal Research And Writing, Billie Jo Kaufman Jan 2006

Finding And Using Statistics In Legal Research And Writing, Billie Jo Kaufman

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Article reviews the resources and use of statistics in legal research and writing.


Considering Tortious Racism, Camille Nelson Jan 2006

Considering Tortious Racism, Camille Nelson

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INTRODUCTION The recent concurrence of Justice Ginsburg in Grutter v. Bollinger, and her dissent in Gratz v. Bollinger, cogently explore what W.E. DuBois termed problems of the "color line". The ongoing consequences of racism in America reveal a complicated racial caste stem, the medico-legal consequences of which merit exploration. Following in the footsteps of other great jurists, Justice Ginsburg situates the challenges facing persons of color in the context of American history and connects the racialized dots to recognize the ongoing effects of racism. Together with the majority opinion in Grutter, Justice Ginsburg acknowledges that race still matters in America. …


Inter-American System, Diego Rodriguez-Pinzon Jan 2006

Inter-American System, Diego Rodriguez-Pinzon

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Remarks By An Idealist On The Realism Of 'The Limits Of International Law', Kenneth Anderson Jan 2006

Remarks By An Idealist On The Realism Of 'The Limits Of International Law', Kenneth Anderson

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This paper is a response to Jack L. Goldsmith and Eric A. Posner, 'The Limits of International Law' (Oxford 2005), part of a symposium on the book held at the University of Georgia Law School in October 2005. The review views 'The Limits of International Law' sympathetically, and focuses on the intersection between traditional and new methodologies of international law scholarship, on the one hand, and the substantive political commitments that differing international law scholars hold, on the other. The paper notes that some in the symposium claim that the problem with 'The Limits of International Law' is that it …


Competition Policy As A Political Bartain, Jonathan Baker Jan 2006

Competition Policy As A Political Bartain, Jonathan Baker

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Competition policy in the U.S. may be understood as a self-enforcing political bargain emerging from a repeated political interaction between two large and diffuse interest groups, consumers and producers. Absent such a bargain, regulatory policy would fluctuate between pro-producer policies that tolerate the exercise of market power and pro-consumer policies that systematically redistribute surplus from producers to consumers. This perspective is consistent with the broad contours of the historical U.S. experience with antitrust, particularly with the continuity in antitrust enforcement and decline in the political salience of competition policy since the 1940s. The adoption of Chicago school views during the …


The Movement For Open Access Law, Michael W. Carroll Jan 2006

The Movement For Open Access Law, Michael W. Carroll

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My claim in this contribution to this important symposium is that the law and legal scholarship should be freely available on the Internet, and copyright law and licensing should facilitate achievement of this goal. This claim reflects the combined aims of those who support the movement for open access law. This nascent movement is a natural extension of the well-developed movement for free access to primary legal materials and the equally well-developed open access movement, which seeks to make all scholarly journal articles freely available on the Internet. Legal scholars have only general familiarity with the first movement and very …


Privatization Of Corrections: A Violation Of U.S. Domestic Law, International Human Rights, And Good Sense, Ira Robbins Jan 2006

Privatization Of Corrections: A Violation Of U.S. Domestic Law, International Human Rights, And Good Sense, Ira Robbins

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Exploring The Myths About The Ninth Circuit, Stephen Wermiel Jan 2006

Exploring The Myths About The Ninth Circuit, Stephen Wermiel

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Democracy's Handmaid, Robert L. Tsai Jan 2006

Democracy's Handmaid, Robert L. Tsai

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Democratic theory presupposes open channels of dialogue, but focuses almost exclusively on matters of institutional design writ large. The philosophy of language explicates linguistic infrastructure, but often avoids exploring the political significance of its findings. In this Article, Tsai draws from the two disciplines to reach new insights about the democracy enhancing qualities of popular constitutional language. Employing examples from the founding era, the struggle for black civil rights, the religious awakening of the last two decades, and the search for gay equality, he presents a model of constitutional dialogue that emphasizes common modalities and mobilized vernacular. According to this …


Creating A Client Consortium: Building Social Capital, Bridging Structural Holes, Susan Bennett Jan 2006

Creating A Client Consortium: Building Social Capital, Bridging Structural Holes, Susan Bennett

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Beyond A Snapshot: Preventing Human Trafficking In The Global Economy, Janie Chuang Jan 2006

Beyond A Snapshot: Preventing Human Trafficking In The Global Economy, Janie Chuang

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Current legal responses to the problem of human trafficking often reflect a deep reluctance to address the socio-economic root causes of the problem. Because they approach trafficking as an act (or series of acts) of violence, most responses focus predominantly on prosecuting traffickers, and to a lesser extent, protecting trafficked persons. While such approaches might account for the consequences of trafficking, they tend to overlook the broader socioeconomic reality that drives trafficking in human beings. Against this backdrop, this article seeks to reframe trafficking as a migratory response to current globalizing socioeconomic trends. It argues that, to be effective, counter-trafficking …


The Responsibility To Protect: From Document To Doctrine - But What Of Implementation, Rebecca Hamilton Jan 2006

The Responsibility To Protect: From Document To Doctrine - But What Of Implementation, Rebecca Hamilton

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Legal Approaches And The Contributions Of Case Law, Claudio Grossman Jan 2006

Legal Approaches And The Contributions Of Case Law, Claudio Grossman

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Power As A Factor In Lawyers' Ethical Deliberation, Susan Carle Jan 2006

Power As A Factor In Lawyers' Ethical Deliberation, Susan Carle

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Acknowledging Informal Power Dynamics In The Workplace: A Proposal For Further Development Of The Vicarious Liability Doctrine In Hostile Environment Sexual Harassment Cases, Susan Carle Jan 2006

Acknowledging Informal Power Dynamics In The Workplace: A Proposal For Further Development Of The Vicarious Liability Doctrine In Hostile Environment Sexual Harassment Cases, Susan Carle

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Treading On Hallowed Ground: Implications For Property Law And Critical Theory Of Land Associated With Human Death And Burial, Mary Clark Jan 2006

Treading On Hallowed Ground: Implications For Property Law And Critical Theory Of Land Associated With Human Death And Burial, Mary Clark

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Rethinking Prison Sex: Self Expression And Safety, Brenda V. Smith Jan 2006

Rethinking Prison Sex: Self Expression And Safety, Brenda V. Smith

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This article analyzes legislation and policies that limit prisoners' sexual expression and autonomy. The article juxtaposes prisoners interest in sexual expression against the interests of the state in regulating sex by and between prisoners. The article concludes that the state has an interest in regulating sex between inmates and staff and in regulating coerced or forced sex between inmates. In other instances prisons could accommodate prisoners' interest in sexual expression and achieve important goals such as better decisionmaking; improved relations with family and partners to aid community reentry; reduction of prison rape; and as inmate management.


Sexual Abuse Of Women In United States Prisons: A Modern Corollary Of Slavery, Brenda V. Smith Jan 2006

Sexual Abuse Of Women In United States Prisons: A Modern Corollary Of Slavery, Brenda V. Smith

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This paper addresses the sexual abuse of women in custody as a more contemporary manifestation of slavery and discusses the congruencies and the differences that exist between the sexual abuse of women in custody and slavery. The paper charts the history of the parallel abolition and prison reform movements and examines their divergent paths arguing that the women's movement abandonment of prison advocacy has harmed the women in prison movement. The article concludes that the embrace of human rights norms has assisted in providing new avenues for redressing the sexual abuse of women in custody.


Trademark Dilution Law: What's Behind The Rhetoric?, Christine Haight Farley Jan 2006

Trademark Dilution Law: What's Behind The Rhetoric?, Christine Haight Farley

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The Patient, The Doctor, The Fetus, And The Court-Compelled Cesarean: Why Courts Should Address The Question Through A Bioethical Lens, Thomas Williams Jan 2006

The Patient, The Doctor, The Fetus, And The Court-Compelled Cesarean: Why Courts Should Address The Question Through A Bioethical Lens, Thomas Williams

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Court-ordered Cesarean sections are a relatively recent phenomenon in the intersection of law and medicine. Existing jurisprudence utilizes a legal balancing test when addressing conflicts that arise between physicians and patients regarding obstetrical treatment and care. The authors contend that courts' analyses lack a fundamental element - a bioethical framework. Therefore, the authors believe that in order to better assess such conflicts, courts should incorporate a bioethical framework such as the Georgetown mantra to help complement their legal analyses.


Out Of Thin Air: Using First Amendment Public Forum Analysis To Redeem American Broadcasting Regulation, Anthony E. Varona Jan 2006

Out Of Thin Air: Using First Amendment Public Forum Analysis To Redeem American Broadcasting Regulation, Anthony E. Varona

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American television and radio broadcasters are uniquely privileged among Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licensees. Exalted as public trustees by the 1934 Communications Act, broadcasters pay virtually nothing for the use of their channels of public radiofrequency spectrum, unlike many other FCC licensees who have paid billions of dollars for similar digital spectrum. Congress envisioned a social contract of sorts between broadcast licensees and the communities they served. In exchange for their free licenses, broadcast stations were charged with providing a platform for a free marketplace of ideas that would cultivate a democratically engaged and enlightened citizenry through the broadcasting of …


Religious Liberty And The Law, Stephen Wermiel Jan 2006

Religious Liberty And The Law, Stephen Wermiel

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