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Star–Crossed Copyrights: The Story Of How Mexico Defied Civil Law Traditions By Infusing Common Law Ideologies Into Its Audiovisual And Motion Picture Copyright Regulations, Camila Chediak 2022 University of Miami School of Law

Star–Crossed Copyrights: The Story Of How Mexico Defied Civil Law Traditions By Infusing Common Law Ideologies Into Its Audiovisual And Motion Picture Copyright Regulations, Camila Chediak

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

This Note was inspired by the out–of–the–ordinary, yet practical approach that Mexico chose to implement when it waived certain longstanding copyright moral rights principles in favor of the U.S. common law work–made–for–hire approach for its audiovisual and motion picture regulations. Since the inception of its copyright law, Mexico has strictly adhered to the civil law ideologies that are generally standard to civil law countries, particularly in its loyalty to the original creators of creative works through the moral rights doctrine. The United States, on the other hand, favors utilitarian ideologies that emphasize the ...


If The Government Says So, It Must Be Right: An Analysis On The Impact Of Government Issued Force Majeure Certificates, Verónica Orantes 2022 University of Miami School of Law

If The Government Says So, It Must Be Right: An Analysis On The Impact Of Government Issued Force Majeure Certificates, Verónica Orantes

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

In March 2020, the world came to a halt with the beginning of the Covid–19 pandemic. The pandemic’s worldwide im-pact resulted in endless business transactions becoming im-possible or impracticable to perform. The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade issued force majeure certificates for its national business parties to excuse their performance under cross–border transactions. This note explores how the excuses for the performance of a contract work under Common Law and Civil Law systems and how each system would react to the parties invoking force majeure under a force majeure certificate issued by a government ...


The Overlapping Between The Contractual Responsibility And The Tortious Responsibility In The Contemporary Systems, Prof. Tarik Kazem Ajeel 2022 rofessor of Civil Law, Dean of the College of Law University of Thi Qar – Iraq

The Overlapping Between The Contractual Responsibility And The Tortious Responsibility In The Contemporary Systems, Prof. Tarik Kazem Ajeel

Journal Sharia and Law

This research deals with the problem of overlapping between rules of contractual liability and those ones of tortious liability when the breach of contact represents at the same time illegitimate act. This problem had been named in jurisprudence as the permissibility of option between the two responsibilities. We will revisit this problem with novelty through the study of contemporary legal systems point of view from this problem. We will discuss in detail the German, English and French legal laws, comparing them with the Iraqi law to point out the most suitable solutions and the justest ones. May god make our ...


The Mechanism For Emergency Conditions In The New French Contract Law, Prof. Adnan Ibrahim Sarhan 2022 Professor of Civil Law - College of Law - University of Sharjah

The Mechanism For Emergency Conditions In The New French Contract Law, Prof. Adnan Ibrahim Sarhan

Journal Sharia and Law

legislator introduced into his civil law a special mechanism to deal with emergency conditions and their impact on contracts, on the occasion of amending the Obligations and Contracts Law by a decree issued in 2016, as it included this mechanism in Article 1195 of its Civil Code. This article stipulated three conditions for the mechanism to work: That unforeseen circumstances arise at the time of the conclusion of the contract, the contractor did not accept a condition in the contract bearing its risks, and that these circumstances lead to the implementation of one of the parties of his obligations becoming ...


Examination Of Eviction Filings In Lancaster County, Nebraska, 2019–2021, Ryan Sullivan 2022 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Examination Of Eviction Filings In Lancaster County, Nebraska, 2019–2021, Ryan Sullivan

College of Law, Faculty Publications

The study examined and analyzed eviction filings and proceedings in Nebraska, with a specific focus on Lancaster County—the home to the State’s capital, Lincoln. The primary objective of this study is to place eviction proceedings under a microscope to gain a better understanding of the volume of evictions in Nebraska, and whether the statutorily mandated processes are being followed. The study also attempts to capture the impact of certain external factors present during the period examined. Such factors include the COVID-19 pandemic and various eviction moratoria in place during 2020 and 2021, as well as the increased availability ...


The Skin, The Law, And Women In The United States From The 1600s To The 1960s, Hannah Knight 2022 California State University, San Bernardino

The Skin, The Law, And Women In The United States From The 1600s To The 1960s, Hannah Knight

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

For a country that has been built on the legacy of freedom and the idea of individual rights, the United States has a history of legalizing oppressive policies and denying rights and freedom based on the color of one’s skin. As scholars take on the issue of Colorism within the American society, this thesis works to examine the origins of white supremacy and its legalization through the institutions of American enslavement and the era of Jim Crow. First examining the portrayal of those of African descent and its connection to white supremacy during the period of enslavement, this thesis ...


Inter-Agency Collaborations Among Mental Health And Law Enforcement Professionals In San Bernardino County During Covid-19: A Qualitative Study, Sonya McIsaac 2022 California State University, San Bernardino

Inter-Agency Collaborations Among Mental Health And Law Enforcement Professionals In San Bernardino County During Covid-19: A Qualitative Study, Sonya Mcisaac

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

As first responders, law enforcement officers and mental health professionals are constantly sought after regarding the delivery of critical services to people in need. However, the COVID-19 pandemic brought almost everything to a halt. It is therefore important to understand how social services were delivered during the crisis. It has been assumed in the literature that interprofessional collaboration is an important service delivery framework. However, because COVID-19 is a relatively recent public health phenomenon, relevant studies on interprofessional collaboration between law enforcement officers and mental health professionals are scant, if not non-existent. This qualitative study addresses this gap by exploring ...


Timing Legal Parenthood, Noy Naaman 2022 University of Toronto, Toronto

Timing Legal Parenthood, Noy Naaman

Arkansas Law Review

When does a parent become a parent? While the literature on Assisted Reproductive Technology (“ART”) has explored the question, who is a parent? scholars in the field have paid less attention to the question “when should the parental status be formalized?” Is it at birth? Is it when a judicial order confers that legal status on an individual? Or, has the legal status of parenthood begun to develop during the time the individual has spent initiating the parental process and consolidated at the child’s birth? Yet, these questions have critical legal and practical implications. The following scenarios illustrate how ...


Law School News: Welcome, Professor Bernard Freamon 04-20-2022, Michael M. Bowden 2022 Roger Williams University School of Law

Law School News: Welcome, Professor Bernard Freamon 04-20-2022, Michael M. Bowden

Life of the Law School (1993- )

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The Mother Of Exiles Is Abandoning Her Children: The Systemic Failure To Protect Unaccompanied Minors Arriving At Our Borders, Rosa M. Peterson 2022 St. Mary's University School of Law

The Mother Of Exiles Is Abandoning Her Children: The Systemic Failure To Protect Unaccompanied Minors Arriving At Our Borders, Rosa M. Peterson

The Scholar: St. Mary's Law Review on Race and Social Justice

Unaccompanied minors arrive at the United States border every day. Many brought by the hope of finding a life lived without fear, a luxury many United States citizens take for granted. Their truths become the barriers and shackles which keep them in detention centers and unaccompanied minor facilities throughout the United States; children find their very words wielded as weapons against them in immigration court. Words often spoken to therapists in perceived confidence, during counseling sessions. This practice is a systemic failure to protect unaccompanied minors arriving at our borders who are seeking protection and help. The United States was ...


Foreign Antisuit Injunctions And The Settlement Effect, Connor Cohen 2022 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Foreign Antisuit Injunctions And The Settlement Effect, Connor Cohen

Northwestern University Law Review

International parallel proceedings, which are concurrent identical or similar lawsuits in multiple countries, often ask courts to balance efficiency and fairness against the speculative fear of insulting foreign nations. Some litigants abuse foreign duplicative litigation to exhaust their opponents’ resources and pressure them into settling out of court. This Note provides the first empirical evidence of such abuse of international parallel proceedings: when courts deny motions to enjoin foreign parallel litigation, the settlement rate rises significantly. Considering the results of this empirical project and its limitations, I encourage future studies on international parallel proceedings and settlement. I also argue for ...


Confidentiality, Warning And Aids: A Proposal To Protect Patients, Third Parties And Physicians, 2022 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Confidentiality, Warning And Aids: A Proposal To Protect Patients, Third Parties And Physicians

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Limits Of Law And Ai, Ryan McCarl 2022 University of Cincinnati College of Law

The Limits Of Law And Ai, Ryan Mccarl

University of Cincinnati Law Review

For thirty years, scholars in the field of law and artificial intelligence (AI) have explored the extent to which lawyers and judges can be assisted by computers. This Article describes the medium-term outlook for AI technologies and explains the obstacles to making legal work computable. I argue that while AI-based software is likely to improve legal research and support human decision making, it is unlikely to replace traditional legal work or otherwise transform the practice of law.


Hip Hop And The Law : Presented By Intellectual Property Law Association 03/31/2022, Roger Williams University School of Law 2022 Roger Williams University

Hip Hop And The Law : Presented By Intellectual Property Law Association 03/31/2022, Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Conferences, Lectures & Events

No abstract provided.


The Third Annual Women In Law Leadership Lecture: A Fireside Chat Featuring Amy Barasch, Esq., Roger Williams University School of Law 2022 Roger Williams University

The Third Annual Women In Law Leadership Lecture: A Fireside Chat Featuring Amy Barasch, Esq., Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Conferences, Lectures & Events

No abstract provided.


Law School News: Meet The Rbg Essay Contest Winners! 03-22-2022, Michael M. Bowden 2022 Roger Williams University School of Law

Law School News: Meet The Rbg Essay Contest Winners! 03-22-2022, Michael M. Bowden

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Sticky Situations: Understanding The Law And Life, Krystal Banks 2022 Banks Services

Sticky Situations: Understanding The Law And Life, Krystal Banks

National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Conference

Law and life go hand in hand. Understanding the law and how it connects to life can be an effective tool in teaching youth and adults the value of making good decisions when it comes to life and the law. Sticky Situations places real-world situations in the context of learning how to apply the law and effectively respond to life's sticky situations.


Queer And Convincing: Reviewing Freedom Of Religion And Lgbtq+ Protections Post-Fulton V. City Of Philadelphia, Arianna Nord 2022 University of Washington School of Law

Queer And Convincing: Reviewing Freedom Of Religion And Lgbtq+ Protections Post-Fulton V. City Of Philadelphia, Arianna Nord

Washington Law Review

Recent increases in LGBTQ+ anti-discrimination laws have generated new conversations in the free exercise of religion debate. While federal courts have been wrestling with claims brought under the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment since the nineteenth century, city and state efforts to codify legal protections for LGBTQ+ individuals in the mid-twentieth century birthed novel challenges. Private individuals who do not condone intimate same-sex relationships and/or gender non-conforming behavior, on religious grounds seek greater legal protection for the ability to refuse to offer goods and services to LGBTQ+ persons. Federal and state courts must determine how to resolve ...


Fine-Tuning: The Emergent Order-Maintenance Architecture Of Local Civil Enforcement, Brendan M. Conner 2022 St. Thomas University College of Law

Fine-Tuning: The Emergent Order-Maintenance Architecture Of Local Civil Enforcement, Brendan M. Conner

Pace Law Review

No abstract provided.


Rethinking The Process Of Service Of Process, Mary K. Bonilla 2022 St. Mary's University School of Law

Rethinking The Process Of Service Of Process, Mary K. Bonilla

St. Mary's Law Journal

Even as technology evolves, Federal Rule 4, remains stagnate without a mechanism directly providing for electronic service of process in federal courts. Federal Rule 4(e)(1) allows service through the use of state law—consequently permitting any state-approved electronic service methods—so long as the federal court where proceedings will occur, or the place where service is made, is located within the state supplying the law. Accordingly, this Comment explains that presently Federal Rule 4 indirectly permits electronic service of process in some states, but not others, despite all fifty states utilizing the same federal court system. With states ...


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