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Champions For Justice & Public Interest Auction 2019, Roger Williams University School of Law 2019 Roger Williams University

Champions For Justice & Public Interest Auction 2019, Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Public Interest Auction

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Coker V. Sassone, 135 Nev. Adv. Op. 2 (Jan. 3, 2019), Whitney Jones 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Coker V. Sassone, 135 Nev. Adv. Op. 2 (Jan. 3, 2019), Whitney Jones

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court clarified that the appropriate standard of review for a district court’s denial or grant of an anti-SLAPP motion to dismiss is de novo.


Rwu Law News: The E-Newsletter Of Roger Williams University School Of Law January 2019, Roger Williams University School of Law 2019 Roger Williams University

Rwu Law News: The E-Newsletter Of Roger Williams University School Of Law January 2019, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Life of the Law School (1993- )

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Inefficient Litigation Over Forum: The Unintended Consequence Of The Jvca’S “Bad Faith” Exception To The Bar On Removal Of Diversity Cases After One Year, E. Farish Percy 2019 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Inefficient Litigation Over Forum: The Unintended Consequence Of The Jvca’S “Bad Faith” Exception To The Bar On Removal Of Diversity Cases After One Year, E. Farish Percy

Oklahoma Law Review

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The Near Impossibility Of Pleading Falsity Of Opinion Statements Under Section 10(B) Of The Securities Exchange Act And Rule 10b-5, J. Cooper Davis 2019 University of Oklahoma College of Law

The Near Impossibility Of Pleading Falsity Of Opinion Statements Under Section 10(B) Of The Securities Exchange Act And Rule 10b-5, J. Cooper Davis

Oklahoma Law Review

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Finding Prejudice From Lost Esi: An Analysis Of Courts’ Standards Under Amended Federal Rule Of Civil Procedure 37(E), Thomas J. Joyce 2019 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Finding Prejudice From Lost Esi: An Analysis Of Courts’ Standards Under Amended Federal Rule Of Civil Procedure 37(E), Thomas J. Joyce

Oklahoma Law Review

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Branch Banking & Tr. Co. V. Gerrard, Esq., 134 Nev. Adv. Op. 106 (Dec. 27, 2018), Katrina Brandhagen 2018 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Branch Banking & Tr. Co. V. Gerrard, Esq., 134 Nev. Adv. Op. 106 (Dec. 27, 2018), Katrina Brandhagen

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

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Capanna, M.D. V. Orth, 134 Nev. Adv. Op. 108 (Dec. 27, 2018) (En Banc), Pengxiang Tian 2018 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Capanna, M.D. V. Orth, 134 Nev. Adv. Op. 108 (Dec. 27, 2018) (En Banc), Pengxiang Tian

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court determined that Orth’s counsel violated the golden rule arguments, but opposing party’s substantial rights were not violated. Moreover, the district court’s ruling regarding plaintiff expert’s potential biases did not impose severe limitations on Capanna’s ability to fully cross-examine plaintiff’s expert. Further, the district court did not abuse its discretion when it allowed Orth to supplement expert witness list and the award of attorney fees and costs was within the discretion of the district court. Lastly, Orth lacks standing in challenging the district court’s decision.


A Survivor’S Tale: Mcdonnell Douglas In A Post-Nassar World, Joss Teal 2018 University of San Diego

A Survivor’S Tale: Mcdonnell Douglas In A Post-Nassar World, Joss Teal

San Diego Law Review

This Comment examines the circuit split that has developed over the application of but-for causation in Title VII retaliation claims. Following a brief look into the traditional requirements of a Title VII retaliation plaintiff, Part II assesses the 2013 Supreme Court holding that established but-for causation as the required causation standard and surveys courts of appeal holdings in its wake. After examining policy considerations and arguments put forward for each position in Part III, this Comment clarifies the misperception that the McDonnell Douglas framework necessarily proves but-for causation. In Part IV, this Comment proposes that the Supreme Court should rectify ...


Breaking The Silence: Holding Texas Lawyers Accountable For Sexual Harassment, Savannah Files 2018 St. Mary's University School of Law

Breaking The Silence: Holding Texas Lawyers Accountable For Sexual Harassment, Savannah Files

St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice & Ethics

Following the 2017 exposure of Harvey Weinstein, the #MeToo movement spread rapidly across social media platforms calling for increased awareness of the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault and demanding change. The widespread use of the hashtag brought attention to the issue and successfully facilitated a much-needed discussion in today’s society. However, this is not the first incident prompting a demand for change.

Efforts to bring awareness and exact change in regards to sexual harassment in the legal profession date back to the 1990s. This demonstrates that the legal profession is not immune from these issues. In fact, at ...


Exited Prostitution Survivor Policy Platform, Marian Hatcher, Alisa L. Bernard, Allison Franklin, Audrey Morrissey, Beth Jacobs, Cherie Jimenez, Kathi Hardy, Marlene Carson, Nikki Bell, Rebecca Bender, Rebekah Charleston, Shamere McKenzie, Vednita Carter 2018 Cook County Sheriff's Office

Exited Prostitution Survivor Policy Platform, Marian Hatcher, Alisa L. Bernard, Allison Franklin, Audrey Morrissey, Beth Jacobs, Cherie Jimenez, Kathi Hardy, Marlene Carson, Nikki Bell, Rebecca Bender, Rebekah Charleston, Shamere Mckenzie, Vednita Carter

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

Survivors of prostitution propose a policy reform platform including three main pillars of priority: criminal justice reforms, fair employment, and standards of care. The sexual exploitation of prostituted individuals has lasting effects which can carry over into many aspects of life. In order to remedy these effects and give survivors the opportunity to live a full and free life, we must use a survivor-centered approach to each of these pillars to create change. First, reform is necessary in the criminal justice system to recognize survivors as victims of crime and not perpetrators, while holding those who exploited them fully responsible ...


Cover, Masthead & Contents, 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Cover, Masthead & Contents

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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The Organization Of American States’ Model Law On Simplified Corporations, Francisco Reyes Villamizar 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

The Organization Of American States’ Model Law On Simplified Corporations, Francisco Reyes Villamizar

Journal of Civil Law Studies

Colombian Law 1258 of 2008 introduced the Simplified Corpo-ration (Sociedad por Acciones Simplificada or SAS). This type of business entity included modern corporate law features such as sim-plified incorporation proceedings, full-fledged limited liability for its shareholders, and broad freedom of contract for the definition of housekeeping and governance rules. It also reduced old-fashioned prohibitions pertaining to shareholders and managers activities and reduced transaction costs. The SAS’s “opt-in” approach also has allowed for private parties to draft the most suitable agreements. The enabling provisions of Law 1258 have been the starting point for the preparation of at least three Model ...


Canada’S Legal Traditions: Sources Of Unification, Diversification, Or Inspiration?, Rosalie Jukier 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Canada’S Legal Traditions: Sources Of Unification, Diversification, Or Inspiration?, Rosalie Jukier

Journal of Civil Law Studies

Quebec, the only province within Canada to follow the civil law tradition, is an ideal microcosm for the study of unity and diversity within legal orders. The question of whether Quebec’s civilian legal tradition should be interpreted and applied so as to be in unity with the common law or, rather, adhere to its own distinct legal culture has pervaded doctrine and jurisprudence for over a century. Inter-estingly, the pendulum has swung widely. Quebec has seen moments when the philosophy of the Supreme Court of Canada was one of unification and harmonization of Quebec law with the common law ...


Early 20th Century Perceptions Of Civil Law-Common Law Difference: F.L. Joannini’S Spanish-English Civil Code Translations In Context, Seth S. Brostoff 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Early 20th Century Perceptions Of Civil Law-Common Law Difference: F.L. Joannini’S Spanish-English Civil Code Translations In Context, Seth S. Brostoff

Journal of Civil Law Studies

The proper method for translating Spanish and Portuguese civil law concepts into English was a topic of debate among civil law scholars and comparatists at the turn of the last century. This article examines the translation approaches of three Americans (Clifford Walton, F.L. Joannini, and Joseph Wheless) who independently translated the Spanish, Colombian, Argentine, and Brazilian Civil Codes during the period 1899-1920. Specifically, Walton’s (1899) Spanish Civil Code translation’s use of common law English is con-trasted with Joannini’s Colombian (1905) and Argentine (1917) Civil Codes translations’ preference for a “civilian” legal lexicon, including substantial borrowing from ...


The Impact Of Harmonized European Private Law And The Acquis Communautaire On Spanish Law, Luz M. Martínez Velencoso 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

The Impact Of Harmonized European Private Law And The Acquis Communautaire On Spanish Law, Luz M. Martínez Velencoso

Journal of Civil Law Studies

Globalisation has seen the development of a body of autono-mous legal rules of international trade that bridge the gap between the two main legal families (common law and civil law). These new rules focus on the function rather than on the dogmatic origin or legal tradition behind a particular norm or principle. In Europe, there are various texts that harmonize private law and which con-form to this model, such as the PECL, the DCFR or the CESL. Within the European Union, this process of informal and decentral-ized rulemaking has not yet resulted in the enactment of a European Civil Code ...


Central America - A First Approach To Tort Liability In The Central American Civil Codes, Claudia María Castro Valle 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Central America - A First Approach To Tort Liability In The Central American Civil Codes, Claudia María Castro Valle

Journal of Civil Law Studies

No abstract provided.


Germany - 2017: An Eventful Year In German Family Law, Saskia Lettmaier 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Germany - 2017: An Eventful Year In German Family Law, Saskia Lettmaier

Journal of Civil Law Studies

No abstract provided.


Dan E. Stigall, The Santillana Codes: The Civil Codes Of Tunisia, Morocco, And Mauritania, Agustín Parise 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Dan E. Stigall, The Santillana Codes: The Civil Codes Of Tunisia, Morocco, And Mauritania, Agustín Parise

Journal of Civil Law Studies

No abstract provided.


Complete V.11 No.1, 2018 Louisiana State University Law Center

Complete V.11 No.1

Journal of Civil Law Studies

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