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EU Constitution and the Union's democratic deficit
Stephen C. Sieberson, The EU Constitution and the Union's Democratic Deficit, in Expanded EU: From Autonomy to Alliance 121 (Kseniya M. Khovonova, Nejat Dogan, & Maxsym Kovalov eds., 2008).
This article weighs the European Union's proposed Constitution against historical complaints that the EU suffers from a democratic deficit. Various manifestations of the deficit are identified from official documents, ...
Civil procedure: Cases, text, notes, and problems
Larry L. Teply, Ralph U. Whitten & Denis F. McLaughlin, Civil Procedure: Cases, Text, Notes, and Problems (2d ed. 2008).
New taxes on 'rich' would target businesses, investors -- and you
Edward A. Morse, Op-Ed., New Taxes on 'Rich' Would Target Businesses, Investors -- and You, Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 24, 2008, at 7B.
Mangrum on Nebraska evidence
R. Collin Mangrum, Mangrum on Nebraska Evidence (2008 ed. 2008).
Social capital in constitutional law: The case of religious norm enforcemet through prayer at public occasions
Paul E. McGreal, Social Capital in Constitutional Law: The Case of Religious Norm Enforcement Through Prayer at Public Occasions, 40 Ariz. St. L.J. 585 (2008).
Distinguishing private action from government action is the first question of constitutional law. The distinction blurs most when the government and private actors jointly cause harm. Not surprisingly, then, the Supreme ...
Categorical exceptions to party autonomy in private international law
Patrick J. Borchers, Categorical Exceptions to Party Autonomy in Private International Law, 82 Tul. L. Rev. 1645 (2008).
While history records resistance, choice-of-law and choice-of-forum clauses enjoy widespread enforcement in the United States and Europe today as a recognition of the value of party autonomy in transactions increases. Yet ...
Executive summary: Report on the resolution of outstanding property claims between Cuba and the United States
Patrick J. Borchers, Michael J. Kelly, Erika Moreno, Richard C. Witmer, James S. Wunsch & Arthur Pearlstein, Executive Summary: Report on the Resolution of Outstanding Property Claims Between Cuba & the United States, 41 Creighton L. Rev. 207 (2008).
As Cuba transitions to the post-Castro era, the U.S. must consider re-engaging the island. The first step to lifting the embargo against Cuba under current U.S. law is resolution of property claims issues arising from ...
The Treaty of Lisbon and its impact on the European Union's democratic deficit
Stephen C. Sieberson, The Treaty of Lisbon and Its Impact on the European Union's Democratic Deficit, 14 Colum. J. Eur. L. 445 (2008).
In volume 10 of the Columbia Journal of European Law, the editors published an extensive article by Professor Sieberson, entitled "The Proposed European Union Constitution-Will It Eliminate the EU's Democratic Deficit?" ...
Dividing lines between the European Union and its member states: The impact of the Treaty of Lisbon
Stephen C. Sieberson, Dividing Lines Between the European Union and Its Member States: The Impact of the Treaty of Lisbon (2008).
In the European Union the balance of power between Brussels and the Member State governments is an ongoing matter of contention. With each treaty amendment during the Union's first 50 years, EU competences have grown, and ...
The case for a constitutional easement approach to permanent monuments in traditional public forums
Paul E. McGreal, The Case for a Constitutional Easement Approach to Permanent Monuments in Traditional Public Forums, 103 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 185 (2008).
This November, the Supreme Court will hear argument in City of Pleasant Grove v. Summum, where the question is whether the public has a right to place permanent monuments in a traditional public forum, such as a city park. ...