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Six Myths Of Capping Pain And Suffering Damages, Katherine Hubbard Feb 2019

Six Myths Of Capping Pain And Suffering Damages, Katherine Hubbard

SLU Law Journal Online

States have been split on whether to uphold or drop non-economic damage caps on damages for decades, hoping to lower medical malpractice lawsuits and insurance premiums for physicians. In this article, Katherine Hubbard discusses six of the many myths surrounding the debate.


Changes To The Mhra Raise Burden Of Proof And Limit Damages For Plaintiffs, Megan Crowe Oct 2017

Changes To The Mhra Raise Burden Of Proof And Limit Damages For Plaintiffs, Megan Crowe

SLU Law Journal Online

In this article, Megan Crowe discusses Missouri Senate Bill 43, passed by Gov. Eric Greitens on June 30, 2017, raising the burden of proof and enacting damage caps in employment discrimination cases filed under the Missouri Human Rights Act.


Authorizing The Assiniboine Tribe To File In The U.S. Court Of Claims Any Claims Against The United States For Damages For Delay In Payment Of Lands Claimed To Be Taken In Violation Of The U.S. Constitution, And For Other Purposes, United States Congress, Us Senate Jun 1980

Authorizing The Assiniboine Tribe To File In The U.S. Court Of Claims Any Claims Against The United States For Damages For Delay In Payment Of Lands Claimed To Be Taken In Violation Of The U.S. Constitution, And For Other Purposes, United States Congress, Us Senate

US Government Documents related to Indigenous Nations

This report from the United States (US) Select Committee on Indian Affairs and the Committee on the Judiciary, dated June 25, 1980 was written to accompany US Senate Bill 1796 which authorized the Assiniboine tribe to seek damages for US constitutional violations and the delay of payment for taken lands. This report includes recommendations from the US assistant attorney general and proposed amendments for the bill. US Senate Bill 1796 became US Public Law 96-434 on October 10, 1980.


Authorizing The Blackfeet And Gros Ventre Tribes To File In The U.S. Court Of Claims Any Claims Against The United States For Damages For Delay In Payment Of Lands Claimed To Be Taken In Violation Of The U.S. Constitution, And For Other Purposes, United States Congress, Us Senate Jun 1980

Authorizing The Blackfeet And Gros Ventre Tribes To File In The U.S. Court Of Claims Any Claims Against The United States For Damages For Delay In Payment Of Lands Claimed To Be Taken In Violation Of The U.S. Constitution, And For Other Purposes, United States Congress, Us Senate

US Government Documents related to Indigenous Nations

This report from the United States (US) Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs and the Committee on the Judiciary, dated June 25, 1980 was written to accompany US Senate Bill 1795 which authorized the Blackfeet and Gros Ventre tribes to seek damages for US Constitutional violations and the delay of payment for taken lands. This report recommends an amendment to the language of US Senate Bill 1795. US Senate Bill 1795 became US Public Law 96-405 on October, 9, 1980.


Atoms And The Law, E. Blythe Stason, Samuel D. Estep, William J. Pierce Jan 1959

Atoms And The Law, E. Blythe Stason, Samuel D. Estep, William J. Pierce

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Early in 1951 a group of interested members of the faculty of The University of Michigan Law School conceived the idea of a research project, the purpose of which would be to investigate the principal unique legal problems being created and likely to be created in the future by peaceful uses of atomic energy. The group planned the preparation and publication of a series of manuscripts which might ultimately emerge as one or more printed volumes dealing with the legal problems affecting this new form of energy. Many phases of the subject were scrutinized, including the rule-making and licensing powers …


War Department Civil Appropriation Bill, 1948, United States Congress, Us House Of Representatives Jul 1947

War Department Civil Appropriation Bill, 1948, United States Congress, Us House Of Representatives

US Government Documents related to Indigenous Nations

This report from the United States (US) House Committee of Conference, dated July 26, 1947, was written to accompany US House Resolution 4002 which appropriated funds for the US War Department for fiscal year ending June 30, 1948. The report included an amendment pertaining to the relocation of the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold Reservation due to the completion of the Garrison Dam flooding their homelands. The amendment states that the Three Affiliated Tribes may pursue legal action for additional damages incurred from the taking of their lands or for any treaty violations not adequately compensated for by the …


The Law Of Sales, John Barker Waite Jan 1921

The Law Of Sales, John Barker Waite

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I conceive law to be the aggregation of rules which courts of justice feel themselves more or less obligated to follow in deciding controversies. To some extent these rules are formulated and declared by legislative authority. Most of them, however, have been evolved by judges themselves. These latter rules are not always easy to formulate; if they were, there would be no need for real text-books. Even the precise utterances of various judges can not always be accepted as rules. I believe that no judge has power, either practically or theoretically, to bind other judges by any declaration of rule …


Cases On The Law Of Damages, Floyd R. Mechem Jan 1902

Cases On The Law Of Damages, Floyd R. Mechem

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Note to the Second Edition: “The following selection of cases in the law of Damages has been made primarily for use in connection with the lectures upon that subject given in the Law department of the University of Michigan. The purpose has been particularly to supply illustration of the application of principles referred to in the lectures, and partly to supplement the lectures by rounding out the view of certain fields not otherwise completely developed.”

Note to the Third Edition: “While the general features remain the same, the number of cases in this edition has been considerably increased in the …


Cases On The Law Of Damages, Floyd R. Mechem Jan 1898

Cases On The Law Of Damages, Floyd R. Mechem

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The following selection of cases in the law of Damages has been made primarily for use in connection with the lectures upon that subject given in the Law Department of the University of Michigan. The purpose has been partly to supply illustrations of the application of principles referred to in the lectures, and partly to supplement the lectures by rounding out the view of certain fields not otherwise completely developed.

Arbitrary, but inexorable, considerations of size and price have determined the scope of the selection; and, for reasons perhaps suficiently obvious, preference has been given, when pqssible, to cases which …


Cases On The Law Of Damages, Floyd R. Mechem Jan 1898

Cases On The Law Of Damages, Floyd R. Mechem

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The following selection of cases in the law of Damages has been made primarily for use in connection with the lectures upon that subject given in the Law Department of the University of Michigan. The purpose has been partly to supply illustrations of the application of principles referred to in the lectures, and partly to supplement the lectures by rounding out the view of certain fields not otherwise completely developed. Arbitrary, but inexorable, considerations of size and price have determined the scope of the selection; and, for reasons perhaps sufficiently obvious, preference has been given, when possible, to cases which …


Cases On The Law Of Damages, Floyd R. Mechem Jan 1895

Cases On The Law Of Damages, Floyd R. Mechem

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"The following cases have been printed at the request of Professor Mechem, of the Law Department of the University of Michigan, for use in connection with his lectures in that law school."-- Title page.