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Higher Law And Lincoln's Antislavery Constitutionalism: What It Means To Say The Civil War Was Fought Over Slavery, Joel A. Rogers 2023 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Higher Law And Lincoln's Antislavery Constitutionalism: What It Means To Say The Civil War Was Fought Over Slavery, Joel A. Rogers

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

The US Civil War was fought over slavery. But what do we really mean when we say that? This paper examines that question, first by exploring the idea of “higher law,” which gained tremendous traction in American society starting around 1850. Proponents of the idea claimed that laws such as the Fugitive Slave Act are immoral; that the immorality of such laws is self-evident, and that such immoral laws should be resisted—sometimes even with violence. Meanwhile, opponents of the idea of higher law were not necessarily in favor of slavery, but they opposed the use of extra-Constitutional means to bring …


Routine Activities And Their Relationship To Crime Among Community Members In Ramallah And Al-Bireh, Younes Ahmed Rabee, Ayed Awad Al-Wareikat 2023 University of Jordan

Routine Activities And Their Relationship To Crime Among Community Members In Ramallah And Al-Bireh, Younes Ahmed Rabee, Ayed Awad Al-Wareikat

Journal of the Association of Arab Universities for Research in Higher Education (مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية (للبحوث في التعليم العالي

The study aimed to identify the practical routine activities of individuals and their daily routine activities and their relationship with their being victims of crime, and used the qualitative descriptive approach by conducting fifty personal interviews with victims of crime of all kinds in the past years 2020 in Ramallah and A Bireh governorate, and reached The study found, notably the existence of a relationship between the practical routine activities of individuals of victims of various crimes and their occurrence in crime, and the absence of a relationship between the daily routine activities of victims of various crimes and their …


The Afterlife Of Confederate Monuments, Jess Phelps, Jessica N. Owley 2023 The Lyme Timber Company

The Afterlife Of Confederate Monuments, Jess Phelps, Jessica N. Owley

Indiana Law Journal

As communities increasingly remove Confederate monuments from public spaces, they must decide what to do with these troubled statues. Given the recent wave of monument removal, we consider how property law and other restrictions impact community decisions on the disposition of monuments removed from public spaces on two levels—by location and future owner. In considering the fate of removed monuments, we profile potential destinations including museums, battlefields, cemeteries, and even storage. Alongside these examples, we discuss how laws constrain (or fail to constrain) the options for new owners and the restrictions on where monuments can be relocated. Even where laws …


Outcome Sensitivity And The Constitutional Law Of Criminal Procedure, Lee Kovarsky 2023 University of Texas School of Law

Outcome Sensitivity And The Constitutional Law Of Criminal Procedure, Lee Kovarsky

Indiana Law Journal

Iconic criminal procedure doctrines that perform the same function go by different names. When constitutionally disfavored conduct taints a criminal proceeding, courts must determine how much the taint affected an outcome—and whether the damage requires judicial relief. These doctrinal constructs calibrate judicial responses to, among other things, deficient defense lawyering (prejudice), wrongful State suppression (materiality), unlawful policing (attenuation), and an assortment of trial-court mistakes (harmless error). I refer to these constructs, which tightly orbit the constitutional law of criminal procedure, as rules of “outcome sensitivity.” Formal differences in sensitivity rules remain enduring puzzles subject to only the most superficial inspection. …


Liability Rule Practices Amidst The Property Rule Of Indonesian Capital Market, Adiwarman Adiwarman 2022 Center for Indonesian Financial And Economic Law Studies

Liability Rule Practices Amidst The Property Rule Of Indonesian Capital Market, Adiwarman Adiwarman

Indonesia Law Review

Shareholder protection is the most important legal issue in capital market law. Conflict of interest is one of the corporate actions in the capital market. The property rule requires independent shareholders’ approval for conflicts of interest transactions. The property rule paradigm empowers independent shareholders in the company’s decision-making process. In practice, listed companies violate the property rule and are subject to sanctions, but the rights of shareholders will be reduced due to fines imposed by the capital market authorities. A normative method is used to answer the problem of how does Indonesia enforce the conflict of interest rule in order …


The Dark Side Of Due Process: Part Iii, How To Use Irreverent Double-Talk To Speak Back To Bad Men, Joshua J. Schroeder 2022 SchroederLaw

The Dark Side Of Due Process: Part Iii, How To Use Irreverent Double-Talk To Speak Back To Bad Men, Joshua J. Schroeder

St. Mary's Law Journal

Most American lawyers take for granted that the common law established almost all the ordinary causes of action we know today. As Joseph Story’s Commentaries acknowledged, the common law is the basis of the entire U.S. system of law. Common law struggled with feudal and canon forms and eventually transformed them for the benefit of ordinary people even in the face of the most heinous travesties of the English and American past.

The Witch Judges of Salem, Massachusetts and the Parliament of Saints in England did not prevail through despotic radicalism to demolish the common law through codification. Legal positivism …


The Helicopter State: Misuse Of Parens Patriae Unconstitutionally Precludes Individual And Class Claims, Gabrielle J. Hanna 2022 University of Washington School of Law

The Helicopter State: Misuse Of Parens Patriae Unconstitutionally Precludes Individual And Class Claims, Gabrielle J. Hanna

Washington Law Review

The doctrine of parens patriae allows state attorneys general to represent state citizens in aggregate litigation suits that are, in many ways, similar to class actions and mass-tort actions. Its origins, however, reflect a more modest scope. Parens patriae began as a doctrine allowing the British king to protect those without the ability to protect themselves, including wards and mentally disabled individuals. The rapid expansion of parens patriae standing in the United States may be partly to blame for the relative absence of limiting requirements or even well-developed case law governing parens patriae suits. On the one hand, class actions …


Federal Pleading Standards In State Court, Marcus Gadson 2022 Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law

Federal Pleading Standards In State Court, Marcus Gadson

Michigan Law Review

Most state courts cannot follow both their state constitutions and federal pleading standards. Even if they could, policy considerations unique to states compel state courts to reject federal pleading standards. This is because federal courts have changed pleading standards to allow judges to make factual determinations on a motion to dismiss and to require more factual detail in complaints. While scholars have vigorously debated whether these changes are wise, just, and permissible under the federal rules and the Constitution, they have ignored the even more important questions of whether state courts can and should adopt those pleading standards. The oversight …


Electronic Currency: What It Is, Its Types - Its Effects, Haitham Mohamed Harmi Sharif Dr. 2022 Associate Professor of Economics and Public Finance, College of Law, American University in the United Arab Emirates

Electronic Currency: What It Is, Its Types - Its Effects, Haitham Mohamed Harmi Sharif Dr.

مجلة جامعة الإمارات للبحوث القانونية UAEU LAW JOURNAL

Electronic money is one of the modern-day developments. It is an electronic means of transferring money from one side to another. It is widely used by many institutions. Even banks use this method. This method is very fast in transferring money, and at the same time,

As international financial markets become increasingly interconnected and international e-money rates rise, the magnitude of economic, financial and legal problems will be very large, especially on the volume of tax revenues and monetary policy. The first topic of the study presents the nature of electronic money .the second topic deals with: the legal nature …


The Use Of Knowledge And Moral Imagination In The Common Law, Allen Mendenhall 2022 Ohio Northern University

The Use Of Knowledge And Moral Imagination In The Common Law, Allen Mendenhall

Ohio Northern University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Features Of The Demise Of The Theory Of Sovereign Acts In The Field Of Judicial Review Over Enforcement Of International Treaties, Sofiane abdelli Judge 2022 Biskra university, ministry of justice

Features Of The Demise Of The Theory Of Sovereign Acts In The Field Of Judicial Review Over Enforcement Of International Treaties, Sofiane Abdelli Judge

مجلة جامعة الإمارات للبحوث القانونية UAEU LAW JOURNAL

The theory of Sovereign Acts (acts of state) is a real departure from the principle of legitimacy and the state's submission to the law. The French Council of State invented this theory only to protect its existence and competence from the government's reaction on the eve of the return of the monarchy, it was only to fortify some of its acts from its control and to courtesy the government through its rulings.

However, the orientations of the State Council in its early stages have known many transformations, especially in the area of limiting the effects of the implementation of that …


Masthead & Table Of Contents, 2022 Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University

Masthead & Table Of Contents

Dalhousie Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Flaws Of Magic Bullet Theory: Retraining Unconscionability To Discretely Target Different Contexts Of Unfairness In Contracts, Marcus Moore Dr. 2022 University of British Columbia

The Flaws Of Magic Bullet Theory: Retraining Unconscionability To Discretely Target Different Contexts Of Unfairness In Contracts, Marcus Moore Dr.

Dalhousie Law Journal

Unconscionability has long been a troublesome area in Canadian jurisprudence. This is of significant concern given unconscionability’s pre-eminence as a protection of contractual fairness. This article elaborates a much-needed reorganization and rationalization of unconscionability in Canada. Under current law, a single doctrine hopelessly targets two divergent purposes. I set out here a proposed redevelopment rather of separate common law doctrines, each fit-for-purpose: (1) An English-style unconscionable bargains doctrine for avoiding bargains that exploited disability, and (2) an American-style unconscionable clauses doctrine to control unfair terms in standard form contracts. Extensive Canadian precedent supports this solution, assuring its feasibility and legitimacy. …


Dicamba Is Gone With The Wind: The Ninth Circuit Blows Life Into Fifra In National Family Farm Coalition V. United States Environmental Protection Agency, Timothy Howley Keith 2022 Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Dicamba Is Gone With The Wind: The Ninth Circuit Blows Life Into Fifra In National Family Farm Coalition V. United States Environmental Protection Agency, Timothy Howley Keith

Villanova Environmental Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Wishing To Be Part Of That Court: How The Supreme Court's Decision In Bp P.L.C. V. Mayor Of Baltimore Lets Energy Companies Wander Free And Drown The Shore Up Above, Natalie Poirier 2022 Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Wishing To Be Part Of That Court: How The Supreme Court's Decision In Bp P.L.C. V. Mayor Of Baltimore Lets Energy Companies Wander Free And Drown The Shore Up Above, Natalie Poirier

Villanova Environmental Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Blocking Nature's Vulnerable Calls For Help: The Tenth Circuit Dials Into The Telecommunications Act's Federal Environmental Preemption Clause In Santa Fe Alliance V. City Of Santa Fe, Samantha Speiss 2022 Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Blocking Nature's Vulnerable Calls For Help: The Tenth Circuit Dials Into The Telecommunications Act's Federal Environmental Preemption Clause In Santa Fe Alliance V. City Of Santa Fe, Samantha Speiss

Villanova Environmental Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Litigation Over Public Procurement In Light Of Algerian Legislation And Judicial Precedents, Dr. Ahcene Rabhi 2022 Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Boumerdes, Algeria

Litigation Over Public Procurement In Light Of Algerian Legislation And Judicial Precedents, Dr. Ahcene Rabhi

مجلة جامعة الإمارات للبحوث القانونية UAEU LAW JOURNAL

The flexibility and dynamism of the substantive dimensions of public tenders have been reflected by the large legal provisions enacted by the Algerian legislature in order to control disputes concerning this type of administrative contracts. This has been initially divided according to a threefold approach, which takes into account the adaptation of administrative proceedings and their types, and finally the legal solutions applied to adjudicating them. However, despite the considerable attraction of this legislative position, it was quickly and widely criticized for the large gaps it left, resulting in the "embarrassment" of the administrative judiciary in many legal problems. This …


The Issue Of Intent In The Saudi Capital Financial Market Law, Dr. Ramy Abdulaziz Saleh Alshebl 2022 Assistant Professor in Law, Chairman of Islamic & Arabic Department, College of General Studies King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

The Issue Of Intent In The Saudi Capital Financial Market Law, Dr. Ramy Abdulaziz Saleh Alshebl

مجلة جامعة الإمارات للبحوث القانونية UAEU LAW JOURNAL

This study tries to analyze the issue of intention required to constitute a criminal offense in the Saudi Capital Market from the Legislative stand of point and from the way the court, which is a committee for resolution on securities disputes, construes the law. Capital Market crimes are a type of economic crime, which have distinct features than ordinary crimes in the way they are conducted, tools used, residues it keeps after the crime ending by the court procedure. The study tried to define the intention element, which might be referred to as Men’s Rea, in economic crimes from scientific …


Contract Law Casebook Research Spreadsheet, Raza M. Husnain 2022 Western University

Contract Law Casebook Research Spreadsheet, Raza M. Husnain

Undergraduate Student Research Internships Conference

This is a spreadsheet with case law and legal articles & commentaries that pertain to updates, interesting discussions, and critiques of Canadian contract law since 2017. This was done for the purpose of updating the Cases and Materials on Contract Law casebook used for first-year Western Law students. The focus of the research is on the Canadian context, but international sources, particularly those from commonwealth nations, are drawn from as well.


Litigation Over Public Procurement In Light Of Algerian Legislation And Judicial Precedents, Dr. Ahcene Rabhi 2022 Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Boumerdes, Algeria

Litigation Over Public Procurement In Light Of Algerian Legislation And Judicial Precedents, Dr. Ahcene Rabhi

UAEU Law Journal

L’ampleur des amendements et des modifications apportées aux textes législatifs régissant les marchés publics, avec tout ce qu’elles ont entrainé comme insuffisances et vides juridiques récurrents, est révélatrice de l’impuissance du législateur algérien à mettre en place un dispositif juridique capable de trancher des litiges soulevés par cette catégorie de contrats administratifs. En effet, du point de vue de la forme, le système appliqué présente des carences en matière de procédure concernant les règles et les conditions d’introduction d’une action en justice qui ont pu être combler par référence à certaines dispositions du code de procédure civile et administrative. S’agissant …


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