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Nexis UNI (former Lexis-Nexis Academic) Comprehensive database of legal materials, including cases, statutes, and regulations of the U.S. government and the various state governments; case law from 1789 to present; current and historical statutes and regulations from 1980 forward. Provides full text of many major global, national, and regional

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Law Career Compass

(3 days ago) Many people who complete law school go on to become members of the bar and practice law. However, earning a law degree can offer opportunities outside of practicing law, such as legal consulting, management, writing and advocacy work. A law degree will help you develop analytical, communication, problem-solving, research, speaking and writing sk

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PHILOSOPHY OF LAW OUTLINE

(3 days ago) What is law? a. A command: “A law is a command which obliges a person or persons, and obliges generally to acts or forbearances of a class” or a “course of conduct” i. The law constitutes a subtype of the concept of “command:” only when the command “obliges generally” – possessing ergo omnes

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Law and Politics: Critical Concepts in Political Science

(2 days ago) Law is an essential tool of government action, an instrument with which government tries to influence society. Law is also the means by which government itself is structured, regulated and controlled. It is no surprise, then, that law is an important prize in the political struggle and that law

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Legal Aspects of Self-Determination The Princeton

(5 days ago) In international law, the right of self-determination that became recognized in the 1960s was interpreted as the right of all colonial territories to become independent or to adopt any other status they freely chose. Ethnic or other distinct groups within colonies did not have a right to separate themselves from the "people" of the territory as

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1. DEFINITION OF LEGAL INTERPRETATION

(2 days ago) Interpretation in law is a rational process by which we understand a text. Through interpretation, we come to know the normative message of a text. It is a process that “extracts” the legal meaning of the text from its semantic meaning.13Interpreters translate the “human” language into “legal” lan-

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The Rule of Law Revival Redux

(8 days ago) the law is unlikely to be internalized by citizens and may even become a source of social frustration and alienation. The implication is that a process of constitutional self-authorship may better align legal reforms with salient social norms, thereby inducing compliance and gradually instilling civic virtue.

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Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

(3 days ago) A Quick Introduction to Benford’s Law Steven J. Miller1 The history of Benford’s Law is a fascinating and unexpected story of the in-terplay between theory and applications. From its beginnings in understanding the distribution of digits in tables of logarithms, the subject has grown enormously.

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INTERNATIONAL LAW OUTLINE

(1 days ago) ! 1! INTERNATIONAL!LAW!OUTLINE! TomPavone!([email protected]princeton.edu)!! Note:!All!!“casebook”!(“CB”)!references!are!to:!Carter,!Barry,!and!Allen!Weiner.!2011

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UNIVERSAL JURISDICTION

(1 days ago) new Program in Law and Public Affairs. The idea had great appeal as a chance to bring scholars and jurists together to reflect upon an impor-tant problem in the law, and to think about how to address it. Our hope all along has been to wed theory and practice: to study a set of difficult problems of international justice and law with the goal of

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Repugnant Laws Keith E. Whittington

(2 days ago) When the law is one politicians oppose, the Court is heroically righting a wrong. In our polarized moment of partisan fervor, the Supreme Court's routine work of judicial review is increasingly viewed through a political lens, decried by one side or the other as judicial overreach--"legislating from the bench."

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A Republican Law of Peoples EJPT

(3 days ago) Pettit: A Republican Law of Peoples 73 scene, although for contingent institutional reasons it may not make the same demands.6 I want to argue that a much more attractive ideal is a regime in which effective, representative states avoid domination – whether by another state, or by a non-

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Of War and Law Princeton University Press

(2 days ago) —Harvard Law Review "Kennedy's [book] is an innovative and provocative assessment of the contemporary uses of the laws of war. [It] makes an utterly invaluable contribution to our understanding of the role of legal ideas in regulating, constituting and debating the use of force."

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An Introduction to Benford's Law

(3 days ago) an˙introduction˙to˙benfords˙law˙final˙corrected January 21, 2015 6x9 Chapter One Introduction Benford’s law, also known as the First-digit or Significant-digit law, is the em-pirical gem of statistical folklore that in many naturally occurring tables of numerical data, the significant digits are not uniformly distributed as might be

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Territorial Integrity The Princeton Encyclopedia of Self

(5 days ago) The increasing importance of international human rights law, including the right of self-determination, has - it is often suggested - made this view outmoded. Yet such views are essentially of a political nature, and as a matter of law it is difficult to discern any weakening of the principle of territorial integrity.

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Law and Politics: Critical Concepts in Political Science

(6 days ago) Law and Politics (New York: Routledge Press, 2015) Buy It!. Part of the Critical Concepts in Political Science series . Designed to meet research, reference, and teaching needs across the humanities and social sciences, Routledge Major Works gather together the best and most influential work on particular concepts, subjects, and individuals. Each Routledge Major Work is edited by a leading

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Law, Morality, and Sexual Orientation

(5 days ago) Law, Morality, and "Sexual Orientation" John Finnis Printed in John Corvino (ed.), Same Sex: Debating the Ethics, Science, and Culture of Homosexuality (Lanham-New York-London, Rowman and Littlefield 1997) pp.31-43. I During the past thirty years there has emerged a …

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Kenji Yoshino, NYU School of Law Program in Law and

(3 days ago) Kenji Yoshino is the inaugural Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU School of Law. HIs fields include constitutional law, civil-rights law, and law and literature. A graduate of Harvard, Oxford, and Yale Law School, he taught at Yale Law School from 1998 to 2008, where he served as both Deputy Dean and the inaugural

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Daughters-in-law and Mothers-in-law: Determinants of

(2 days ago) law relationships as a particular aspect of the kinship system. Daughters-in-law and Mothers-in-law: Determinants of Relationship Happiness The topic of the relationship with the mother-in-law comes up frequently in everyday conversation, popular culture, jokes and …

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LIBERAL THEORIES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

(Just Now) of international law, focusing primarily on explaining the substantive content of . 9 international interaction. Explaining the substantive focus of law, a task at which few IR theories excel, is a particular comparative advantage of liberal theory. Realism

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Common-Law Courts in a Civil-Law System: The Role of

(3 days ago) came out right, but because the rule of law they announced was the intelligent one. Common-law courts performed two func-tions: One was to apply the law to the facts. All adjudicators— French judges, arbitrators, even baseball umpires and football referees—do that. But the second function, and the more impor-tant one, was to make the law.

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1. University-wide Regulations Rights, Rules

(6 days ago) 1.1 University Principles of General Conduct and Regulations 1.2 University-wide Conduct Regulations 1.3 Title IX Sexual Harassment and University Sexual Misconduct 1.4 The University, the Law, and Property Rights 1.5 Guidelines Relating to the Tax-Exempt Status of the University and Political Activities 1.6 Health and Safety Policies 1.7 Resolution of Complaints against

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A Critical Review of John Austin’s The Province of

(2 days ago) definition of the “law” in contradistinction to cognate concepts, and to subsequently proclaim its study to be the province of legal analysis. To this end, Austin promotes a command theory of law: “A law is a command which obliges a person or persons, and obliges generally to acts or forbearances of a class”

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William and Mary Law Review

(6 days ago) The law’s principal means of excluding such inevitable discoveries is through the nonobviousness doctrine. Yet that doctrine fails to achieve this task. Two classes of invention may be deemed “self-realizing”—inventions that are axiomatic (and useful) to those skilled

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Kim Lane Scheppele Program in Law and Public Affairs

(2 days ago) 40 Georgia Law Review 835-862 (2006). "North American Emergencies: The Uses of Emergency Powers in the United States and Canada." 4 I-CON (International Journal of Constitutional Law) 213-243 (2006). "Hypothetical Torture in the War on Terrorism." 1 Journal of National Security Law and Policy 285-340 (2005).

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Law Princeternships 2012-2013

(6 days ago) Fiona West ’16, BP America Inc. Through the Princeternship program, I had the amazing opportunity to spend a day with two Princeton alumni working in the Environmental Law division of BP America. The office, located in Naperville, Illinois, was a 50-minute drive from my …

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Law, Politics, and Economics Track [email protected]

(8 days ago) The Department of Anthropology's Law, Politics, and Economics Track (LPE) is for students interested in three well-established fields within the discipline of anthropology. Students in this track are introduced to comparative studies of law, politics, development, and microeconomics (what anthropologists call exchange) across cultures. This track requires nine courses total;

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Basics of Kepler and Newton

(4 days ago)Law of Gravity: gravitational force between two masses M and m separated by distance R is 2 F = -G M m / R G is a constant number (6.67 x 10-11 Nm2/kg2 = 6.67 x 10-8 (cgs)) Kepler’s Laws explained •Using only Laws of Mechanics and Gravity (and the calculus), Newton could derive Kepler’s three laws.

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The Quasi-Additivity Law in conformal geometry

(4 days ago) QUASI-ADDITIVITY LAW 563 W a¡ 1 3 a¡ 1 2 a¡ 1 1 b¡ 1 2 b¡ 1 3 b¡ 1 1 A1 A2 A3 Figure 1.1: Example: every island is a horizonal line segment. A simple example. Figure 1.1 presents a …

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Gaussian Distribution

(9 days ago) Everybody believes in the exponential law of errors: the experimenters, because they think it can be proved by mathematics; and the mathematicians, because they believe it has been established by observation. Poisson distribution. A dam has a lifespan of 50 years. What is the chance that a 100-year flood will occur during once during the life

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Product Liability and the Pharmaceutical Industry7

(7 days ago) law. In determining whether the manufacturer is indeed liable for any injuries caused by the product in question, the courts tend to establish liability for pharmaceuticals in one of two ways: 1. The courts may consider whether a design defect makes the product unreasonably

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Coulomb’s Law Lab Instructions 1 Introduction

(3 days ago) A general central force law which has no preferred distance scale is one with a radial force whose magnitude is given by F(r) = A=rfi. Empirically one can ask if fi is exactly equal to 2 or perhaps has a slight deviation: fi = 2 + †. Coulomb was the flrst to show that j†j < 1 using a torsion balance.

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Non-Intervention (Non-interference in domestic affairs

(5 days ago) There is no doubt that the principle of non-intervention remains a well-established part of international law. The prohibition of intervention "is a corollary of every state's right to sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence" (Oppenheim's International Law, p 428).

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Benford's Law Princeton University Press

(Just Now) Benford’s law states that the leading digits of many data sets are not uniformly distributed from one through nine, but rather exhibit a profound bias. This bias is evident in everything from electricity bills and street addresses to stock prices, population numbers, mortality rates, and the lengths of rivers.

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Childhood, Law, and the State Interdisciplinary Doctoral

(4 days ago) This reading group will meet roughly every other week to explore the historical and present-day relationship between law, the state, and the social category of childhood. We will place special emphasis on how notions of innocence and dependence regulate structures of citizenship, racial and sexual difference, carcerality, and political economy.

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A Critical Review of Peter Stein's Roman Law in European

(Just Now) 1 A Critical Review of Peter Stein’s Roman Law in European History Tommaso Pavone [email protected]princeton.edu July 27th, 2014 In many ways, Peter Stein’s Roman Law in European History is a story about path-dependence, or about how the “legal notions worked out …

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What's Divine about Divine Law

(7 days ago) What’s Divine about Divine Law? untangles the classical and biblical roots of the Western idea of divine law and shows how early adherents to biblical tradition—Hellenistic Jewish writers such as Philo, the community at Qumran, Paul, and the talmudic rabbis—struggled to make sense of this conflicting legacy. Christine Hayes shows that for

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Great Cases in Constitutional Law Princeton University Press

(1 days ago) Great Cases in Constitutional Law. Slavery, segregation, abortion, workers’ rights, the power of the courts. These issues have been at the heart of the greatest constitutional controversies in American history. And in this concise and thought-provoking volume, some of today’s most distinguished legal scholars and commentators explain for a

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Constitutional Originalism Spring 2020

(3 days ago) Fordham Law Review (2013) Nelson Lund, “Living Originalism: the Magical Mystery Tour,” Texas A&M Law Review (2015) John O. McGinnis, “The Duty of Clarity,” George Washington Law Review (2016) Richard S. Kay, “Construction, Originalist Interpretation, and the Complete Constitution,” University of Pennsylvania Constitutional Law Online

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INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS PUBLISHING ETROLOGIA 41 …

(Just Now) Coulomb’s Law is a fundamental principle describing the electric force between isolated charges, and represents the first quantitative law achieved in electromagnetism. The degree of confidence with which the law is experimentally known to hold was investigated after the law was put forth by Coulomb in …

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Princeton University Prof. Robert P. George Course

(Just Now) Ronald Dworkin, Law's Empire . John Finnis, Philosophy of Law, ch. 12 . Week 9: Fuller's "Inner Morality of Law" Lon L. Fuller, The Morality of Law *H.L.A. Hart, "Review of Fuller, The Morality of Law," in Harvard Law Review, Vol. 78 (1965) *Joseph Raz, The Authority of Law, ch. 11 . Week 10: Is There an Obligation to Obey the Law?

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More COPS, Less Crime

(9 days ago) program, which covers the salary cost of new police hires for local law enforcement agencies, was a cornerstone of President Clinton’s Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. Between 1995 and 2005, the COPS hiring program spent almost $5 billion to help local police departments hire about 64,000 officers (Evans and Owens 2007).

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International Relations, Principal Theories

(9 days ago) international law and international institutions (Mearsheimer 1994). Indeed, Realists believe such facets of international politics to be merely epiphenomenal; that is, they reflect the balance of power, but do not constrain or influence State behaviour. In an

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A Critical Review of John Henry Merryman and Rogelio Perez

(1 days ago) 2 Civilis, the civil law tradition was already a millennium old, and the common law tradition would not emerge in England for another 500 years (ibid: 3-4; 7). Justinian had good reason to burn the commentaries: he was an audacious reactionary, intent on restoring the glory of the Roman Empire

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