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LLJ_108n3_02_randtke_fowler.pdf
Rising prices for print legal materials have caused an accelerated shift to acquisitions exclusively in electronic format. This study reports results of a survey of U.S. law libraries regarding indexing of electronic materials, including cataloging…

Walch Blockchain Piece.pdf
American Banker online article

Johnson Nanotechnology.pdf
Penn State Law Review article

Burney Dilemma of Double Fractions.pdf
CLE, State Bar of Texas

whitepaperProposedAmendUCMJ2013Schlueter.pdf
This white page addresses the proposed amendments to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and recommends that they not be adopted.

102KyLJ705.pdf
The Article concludes, then, that most lawyers’ belief that a charging order effectively precludes creditor recovery is significantly overstated and that, given the extraordinary prevalence of partnership entities today, this is an important point…

62UKanLRev893.pdf
This Article examines the application of basic market principles to water transactions and the problems it creates. It considers how the basics of supply and demand can create inaccurate price signals resulting in water supply depletion and other…

44SetonHallLRev797.pdf
The Article concludes that our property system, inefficient as it is, has been shaped by organic forces over the centuries. The numerus clausus, then, is a valid description of the current shape of property law, but it does not arise in the manner…

18MarqIntellPropLRev167.pdf
Begins with a brief explanation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) leading to the study of trademarks under chapter XVII of the Agreement. Part of the study of definitions and norms that this part contains is based on the trademark…

4StJohnsJIntlL71.pdf
The purpose of this paper is to highlight the conundrum of establishing the factual connection between the regime that secretly sponsors or supports terror and the actual acts of terror. To hold a regime responsible for terrorism, accountability must…

5HousLRevOffTheRecord1.pdf
When people think of Texas and civility, the first thing that may come to mind might be the infamous YouTube clip titled ‘‘Texas Style Deposition.’’ In that clip, Texas attorney Joe Jamail proceeds to call opposing counsel several…

46ArkLRev113.pdf
In his thoughtful and provocative article, Professor Ronald Rotunda offers several arguments against “constitutionalizing judicial ethics,” especially criticizing the majority in Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., because he, echoing Chief Justice…

2009CardozoLRevDeNovo273.pdf
Oaths of office are required by the second and sixth articles of the United States Constitution. The oath for judges, however, has been a bit different from the very beginning. Recent discussion in this journal has again raised the perennial…

43HarvCRCLLRev599.pdf
To his fresh, young law students, Karl Llewellyn admitted that law schools, at least in the first year, aim “to get you ‘thinking like a lawyer.’” This moral power was intended to revive in the second year, when law students bring their…

43ColumJTransnatlL905.pdf
This Essay in honor of Oscar Schachter criticizes both ahistorical renderings of the law of war and realist depictions of Peloponnesian War by asking whether Thucydides describes the conditions of a law of war. Examining the history in detail,…

78NotreDameLRev761.pdf
The United States of America is now at war. The infamous destruction of September 11, 2001, which led to this commitment, was of the form and scope of acts that traditionally have led to war. Despite our confidence that we must attack the terrorists,…

78NotreDameLRev1165.pdf
The standard of criminal proof beyond a reasonable doubt is believed almost everywhere to be a bulwark of protection for the accused, an assurance that the state will not punish the innocent to snare more easily the guilty. This Article, presents a…

11TheCanadianJLAndJurisprudence383.pdf
Legal perfectionism is the doctrine according to which officials may adopt and enforce laws according to the officials' understanding of a good life, with the intended practical effect that people governed by such laws will lead better lives. In…

78IowaLRev547.pdf
Used in the lecture halls of American law schools for a hundred years, the case method is more reviled than beloved. Many of its practitioners accept its dominance blindly, assigning casebooks and preparing questions for classes without regard either…

45HastingsLJ969.pdf
In the hands of an honest merchant, the balance is an implement for fine comparisons of honest value. Used by a corrupt merchant, however, the balance is a tool for deceit, a scale in which truth is weighed against gold or pudding against praise.…

DocketCallMay2000at1.pdf
Not surprisingly, courts tend to treat a guilty plea as a waiver of all but the most serious defects. This view is quite defensible as an efficient and just allocation of scarce judicial resources. The guilty-pleading defendant can't have it both…

43TexEnvtlLJ257.pdf
This paper evaluates the Day decision through the lens of past court decisions and legislation in an effort to understand why the court ruled as it did. Part II introduces Texas’s groundwater resources, current uses of that water, and present…

STMU_HomecomingCLE2014Fajardo.pdf
This session will cover best practices for structuring fee agreements with clients, recovering attorney fees during settlement or trial, and evaluating cases for representation where fee-shifting statutes are available.

STMU_HomecomingCLE2014Ariens.pdf
American lawyers have struggled with their role and status as professionals in a democratic society since the United States became a nation. This presentation will discuss how lawyers have proposed standards of ethics that protect and defend their…

STMU_HomecomingCLE2013Summers.ppt
America's use of force regarding Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya as well as the threat of force in the persistent conflicts with Iran and North Korea will be discussed. These events illustrate the inextricable linkage between international ethics,…

STMU_HomecomingCLE2013Scott.pdf
L. Wayne Scott, Professor of Law and Director of ADR Studies During this session, the most important cases decided by the Texas Supreme Court during the past year and thoughts concerning the future direction of the court will be presented.
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