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Criminal evidence : Principles and cases
Thomas J. Gardner & Terry M. Anderson, Criminal Evidence : Principles and Cases (7th ed. 2010).
Ethical considerations concerning conflicts of interest and duties of confidentiality for criminal defense counsel
Craig Dallon, Ethical Considerations Concerning Conflicts of Interest and Duties of Confidentiality for Criminal Defense Counsel, in Current Issues in Criminal Defense (Neb. Criminal Def. Ass'n ed., 2010).
Penalty clauses in testaments: What Louisiana can learn from the common law
Irina Fox, Comment, Penalty Clauses in Testaments: What Louisiana Can Learn from the Common Law, 70 La. L. Rev. 1265 (2010).
A typical in terrorem clause (also referred to as penalty, forfeiture, or no-contest clause) used in a person’s last will threatens that those who contest the will in court will forfeit their bequest. The Latin phrase “in ...
Settlement payment exception to avoidance powers in bankruptcy: An unsettling method of avoiding recovery from shareholders of failed closely held company LBOs
Irina V. Fox, Settlement Payment Exception to Avoidance Powers in Bankruptcy: An Unsettling Method of Avoiding Recovery from Shareholders of Failed Closely Held Company LBOs, 84 Am. Bankr. L.J. 571 (2010).
This is the first scholarly article to analyze the recent jurisprudential expansion of 11 U.S.C. § 546(e), the settlement payment exception to bankruptcy avoidance powers. This provision was originally enacted by Congress ...
Introduction to corporate compliance and ethics programs
Paul E. McGreal, An Introduction to Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 635 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2010).
Making of the Supreme Court's Free Exercise Clause jurisprudence: Lessons from the Blackmun and Powell papers in Bowen v. Roy
Paul E. McGreal, The Making of the Supreme Court’s Free Exercise Clause Jurisprudence: Lessons from the Blackmun and Powell Papers in Bowen v. Roy, 34 S. Ill. U. L.J. 469 (2010).
UN Security Council membership: The admission of India and other necessary reforms
Michael Kelly, Op-Ed, UN Security Council Membership: The Admission of India and Other Necessary Reforms, JURIST, Nov. 24, 2010, http://jurist.org/forum/2010/11/un-security-council-membershp-the-admission-of-india-and-other-necessary-reforms.php.
Defining democracy in Iraq
Michael Kelly, Op-Ed, Defining Democracy in Iraq, JURIST, Mar. 4, 2010, http://jurist.org/forum/2010/03/defining-democracy-in-iraq.php.
(Unfair) advantage: Damocles' sword and the coercive use of immigration status in a civil society
David P. Weber, (Unfair) Advantage: Damocles' Sword and the Coercive Use of Immigration Status in a Civil Society, 94 Marq. L. Rev. 613 (2010).
This article argues that the coercive use of immigration status or "status coercion" in civil proceedings and negotiations is fundamentally unethical and potentially illegal. For attorneys attempting to take advantage of ...
Inching toward EU supranationalism? Qualified majority voting and unanimity under the Treaty of Lisbon
Stephen C. Sieberson, Inching Toward EU Supranationalism? Qualified Majority Voting and Unanimity Under the Treaty of Lisbon, 50 Va. J. Int'L L. 919 (2010).
The European Union's senior legislative body, the Council, can make decisions either by unanimity or by a qualified majority vote (QMV). When unanimity is required, each Member State can block the action by voting against ...