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On the cost disease and legal education
Paul E. McGreal, On the Cost Disease and Legal Education, 66 Syracuse L. Rev. 631 (2016).
Law practice in the 21st century—Where are we heading?
Stephen C. Sieberson, Alex Fayad & Carola Cintron-Arroyo, Law Practice in the 21st Century—Where Are We Heading?, Omaha Bar Ass’n Newsl., Sept. 2016, at 9.
Taking professionalism to new heights: Mountaineering lessons for the practice of law
Stephen C. Sieberson, Taking Professionalism to New Heights: Mountaineering Lessons for the Practice of Law, Ninth Annual Seminar on Ethics and Professionalism (Omaha Bar Ass’n 2015).
An essay on predictability in choice-of-law doctrine and implications for a Third Conflicts Restatement
Patrick J. Borchers, An Essay on Predictability in Choice-of-Law Doctrine and Implications for a Third Conflicts Restatement, 49 Creighton L. Rev. 495 (2016).
Both Restatements of the Conflict of Laws have been controversial. The First, completed in 1934, enshrined territorial rules, such as the law of the place of the injury (lex loci delicti) governing tort cases. The First ...
Death and taxes: A survey of income tax issues for decedents and their families
Edward A. Morse, Death and Taxes: A Survey of Income Tax Issues for Decedents and Their Families, in 2016 Advanced Estate Planning Institute (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 2016).
Magic of the mortgage electronic registration system: It is and it isn't
David P. Weber, The Magic of the Mortgage Electronic Registration System: It Is and It Isn't, 85 Am. Bankr. L.J. 239 (2011).
This essay critically examines MERS' structure which incorporates principles of dubious legality such as a theory of common agency as well as a duality of roles held by MERS. The article examines many recent decisions in ...
Prosecuting corporations for Genocide under international law
Michael J. Kelly, Prosecuting Corporations for Genocide Under International Law, 6 Harv. L. & Pol'y Rev. 339 (2012).
The thrust of the 1948 Genocide Convention makes people accountable for committing genocide or complicity in genocide. They should not be able to hide in corporate form, and the treaty does not provide protection for ...
Mediation in bankruptcy
Michaela White & Kristen Blankley, Mediation in Bankruptcy, in Advanced Bankruptcy Practice (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 2011).
Lifting the fog: Navigating penalties in the Affordable Care Act
Edward A. Morse, Lifting the Fog: Navigating Penalties in the Affordable Care Act, 46 Creighton L. Rev. 207 (2013).
This article provides an analysis and critique of tax penalties affecting employers and individuals in the Affordable Care Act. After an overview of the Act and its intended role in addressing problems in the health insurance ...
Unconscious influences on judicial decision-making: The illusion of objectivity
John F. Irwin & Daniel L. Real, Unconscious Influences on Judicial Decision-making: The Illusion of Objectivity, 42 McGeorge L. Rev. 1 (2010).
Judicial decision making is influenced by unconscious decisions and motivations - implicit biases. This paper explores how implicit bias impacts judicial decision-making, as well as considerations for minimizing negative ...