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Forgotten Equity: The Enforcement Of Forum Clauses, Graydon S. Staring Jul 1999

Forgotten Equity: The Enforcement Of Forum Clauses, Graydon S. Staring

Graydon S. Staring

When courts differ widely and sharply on which of three or four procedural courses shouold be taken to enforce a contractual right of unquestioned validity, and every such course openly strains orthodox procedural doctrine, we may suslpect they are all wrong. We can confirm that they are wrong when we recognize the right in question is not a procedural incident at all but the right to a substantive performance, bargained for by the parties, that has about it an illusory appearance of procedure and, because of its substance, does not fit comfortably within merely procedural doctrine. Such is the right ...


Of Textualism, Party Autonomy, And Good Faith, Michael P. Van Alstine Apr 1999

Of Textualism, Party Autonomy, And Good Faith, Michael P. Van Alstine

William & Mary Law Review

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Freedom Of Contract And The Securities Laws: Opting Out Of Securities Regulation By Private Agreement, Elaine A. Welle Mar 1999

Freedom Of Contract And The Securities Laws: Opting Out Of Securities Regulation By Private Agreement, Elaine A. Welle

Washington and Lee Law Review

No abstract provided.


Myths, Miscues, And Misconceptions: No-Aid Separationism And The Establishment Clause, Carl H. Esbeck Jan 1999

Myths, Miscues, And Misconceptions: No-Aid Separationism And The Establishment Clause, Carl H. Esbeck

Faculty Publications

In neutrality theory the recipients of vouchers, grants, and purchase-of-service contracts are eligible to participate as providers in government social service programs without regard to their religious character. Indeed, religious beliefs and practices are prohibited bases for screening out those who want to be welfare program providers. Notable examples of congressional social service legislation conforming to the rule of religious neutrality are the ‘charitable choice‘ feature imbedded in the Welfare Reform Act of 1996 and the Community Services Block Grant Act of 1998, as well as the provision allowing issuance of child care vouchers to indigent parents in the Child ...


Caught Between Scylla And Charybdis: Law & Economics As A Useful Tool For Feminist Legal Theorists , Darren Bush Jan 1999

Caught Between Scylla And Charybdis: Law & Economics As A Useful Tool For Feminist Legal Theorists , Darren Bush

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


The Law Of Contract And The Concept Of Change: Public And Private Attempts To Regulate Modification, Waiver, And Estoppel, David Snyder Jan 1999

The Law Of Contract And The Concept Of Change: Public And Private Attempts To Regulate Modification, Waiver, And Estoppel, David Snyder

Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals

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Fiduciary Relationships Are Not Contracts, Scott T. Fitzgibbon Jan 1999

Fiduciary Relationships Are Not Contracts, Scott T. Fitzgibbon

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

This Article, which explores the nature of fiduciary relationships, demonstrates that these relationships arise and function in ways that are alien to contractualist thought. While the relationships may, like marriage relationships, be part of the same genus, they are indeed members of a different species. Fiduciary relationships differ both in doctrinal structure and ethical basis. However, some contractualist writing denies one or the other of these two propostitions. This Article, therefore, aims to establish that both are in fact true. The author presents that fiduciary relationships have value and serve purposes that are largely unknown to contractualists. Furthermore, these relationships ...


Entrepreneurs And The Estate Tax, James R. Repetti Jan 1999

Entrepreneurs And The Estate Tax, James R. Repetti

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

This article analyzes the claims of a recent commentary by Douglas Holtz-Eakin, The Death Tax: Investments, Employment and Entrepreneurs, in 84 Tax Notes 782 (Aug. 2, 1999) that the estate tax discourages entrepreneurs from investing their resources in their entrepreneurial activities. The article concludes that the effects of the estate tax on entrepreneurs investing their resources are minimal for two reasons. First, the effective federal estate tax rates applicable to the yield from an investment when the entrepreneur is under age 60 are quite small (0.3% for investors under age 60, 0.1% for investors under age 50). The ...


An Economic Analysis Of The Guaranty Contract, Avery W. Katz Jan 1999

An Economic Analysis Of The Guaranty Contract, Avery W. Katz

Faculty Scholarship

Guaranty arrangements, in which one person stands as surety for a second person's obligation to a third, are ubiquitous in commercial transactions and in commercial law. In recent years, however, scholarly attention to the topic has been scant; and no one has systematically analyzed this body of law and practice from an economic policy perspective. Accordingly, this Article attempts to outline the basic economic logic underlying the guaranty relationship, and applies the results to a variety of specific issues in government policy and private planning. It poses and answers three main questions: First, why would a creditor prefer to ...


Elementos Do Contrato De Arrendamento Mercantil (Leasing) E A Propriedade Do Arrendatário, Ivo T. Gico Dec 1998

Elementos Do Contrato De Arrendamento Mercantil (Leasing) E A Propriedade Do Arrendatário, Ivo T. Gico

Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr.

O artigo traça os pontos relevantes acerca do contrato de arrendamento mercantil conhecido como leasing. The article outlines the important points about the leasing.