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Table Of Contents, 2019 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Table Of Contents

Touro Law Review

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Masthead, 2019 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Masthead

Touro Law Review

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Bringing The Court Into The Classroom: Suggestions For How To Craft Exercises For Upper-Level Courses Using Real Practitioners' Briefs, Benjamin Halasz 2019 University of Washington School of Law

Bringing The Court Into The Classroom: Suggestions For How To Craft Exercises For Upper-Level Courses Using Real Practitioners' Briefs, Benjamin Halasz

Articles

When I came to teach after practicing for over a decade, I wanted my students to learn to write by using materials from real clients and cases. I quickly found that’s easier said than done. But through experimentation and discussions with experienced colleagues, I found several successful ways to put students into the role of writing parts of a “real” brief—one that uses a real case and real facts—for short, in-class exercises in upper-level courses.

Several articles tout the benefits of using briefs as examples, an enthusiasm I join. But this article focuses on using cases, and ...


La Importancia Del Control Interno En Las Pymes, Caso Ferrin Petrol Sas, Ángela Julieth Gutiérrez Osorio, Laura Natalia Castiblanco Peña 2019 Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá

La Importancia Del Control Interno En Las Pymes, Caso Ferrin Petrol Sas, Ángela Julieth Gutiérrez Osorio, Laura Natalia Castiblanco Peña

Contaduría Pública

El propósito de este trabajo es presentar la importancia del control interno en las Pymes, caso FERRIN PETROL SAS, para la mejora continua de los procesos y los procedimientos, puesto que en Colombia las empresas en su mayoría empiezan como entes económicos muy pequeños que no tienen una base organizacional muy fuerte ni sólida. Uno de esos grupos de empresas son las familiares, las cuales tienen diferentes procesos según el objeto social de la misma; por tal razón, es de gran importancia mencionar, entender y saber cómo es el manejo del control interno en dichas organizaciones, con el fin de ...


La Importancia De La Evidencia En La Revisoría Fiscal: Documentación Probatoria, Lizeth Angélica Reyes Sepúlveda, Geraldine Rojas Marín 2019 Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá

La Importancia De La Evidencia En La Revisoría Fiscal: Documentación Probatoria, Lizeth Angélica Reyes Sepúlveda, Geraldine Rojas Marín

Contaduría Pública

El objetivo de este artículo, es mostrar la necesidad e importancia de la documentación probatoria que soporta la opinión y las conclusiones del revisor fiscal, teniendo en cuenta la evidencia recopilada durante la auditoría la cual debe ser válida y suficiente para lograr seguridad razonable en el dictamen a los estados financieros. Adicionalmente, se reconoció la normatividad Colombiana que aplica a los revisores fiscales con sus diferentes responsabilidades, también las prácticas frente a la documentación probatoria, esclareciendo las implicaciones legales y jurídicas del revisor fiscal al no soportar apropiadamente el dictamen de los estados financieros. También se exponen los diferentes ...


Exemplary Legal Writing 2018: Five Recommendations, Femi Cadmus, Casandra Laskowski 2019 Duke Law School

Exemplary Legal Writing 2018: Five Recommendations, Femi Cadmus, Casandra Laskowski

Faculty Scholarship

A brief review of five recommended exemplary legal books published in 2018.


Between Brady Discretion And Brady Misconduct, Bennett L. Gershman 2019 Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

Between Brady Discretion And Brady Misconduct, Bennett L. Gershman

Pace Law Faculty Publications

The Supreme Court’s decision in Brady v. Maryland presented prosecutors with new professional challenges. In Brady, the Supreme Court held that the prosecution must provide the defense with any evidence in its possession that could be exculpatory. If the prosecution fails to timely turn over evidence that materially undermines the defendant’s guilt, a reviewing court must grant the defendant a new trial. While determining whether evidence materially undermines a defendant’s guilt may seem like a simple assessment, the real-life application of such a determination can be complicated. The prosecution’s disclosure determination can be complicated under the ...


Beyond 'The Annals Of Murder': The Life And Works Of Thomas M. Mcdade, Jennifer L. Behrens 2019 Duke Law School

Beyond 'The Annals Of Murder': The Life And Works Of Thomas M. Mcdade, Jennifer L. Behrens

Faculty Scholarship

Thomas M. McDade is best known (if not well-known enough) for his seminal 1961 reference bibliography, The Annals of Murder: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on American Murders from Colonial Times to 1900. Beyond that singular text on early American murder trial accounts, though, lies more than 70 additional publications on American legal history, law enforcement, and literature, gathered together for the first time in an annotated bibliography of McDade’s lesser-known writings. The article also examines McDade’s fascinating life and varied career as an early FBI agent, World War II veteran, corporate executive, and true crime chronicler.


Law's Enterprise: Argumentation Schemes & Legal Analogy, Brian N. Larson 2019 Texas A&M University School of Law

Law's Enterprise: Argumentation Schemes & Legal Analogy, Brian N. Larson

Faculty Scholarship

Reasoning by legal analogy has been described as mystical, reframed by skeptics using the deductive syllogism, and called “no kind of reasoning at all” by Judge Posner. Arguments by legal analogy happen every day in courtrooms, law offices, and law-school classrooms, and they are the essence of what we mean when we talk of thinking like a lawyer. But we have no productive and normative theory for creating and evaluating them. Entries in the debate over the last 25 years by Professors Sunstein, Schauer, Brewer, Weinreb, and others leave us at an impasse: The ‘skeptics’ are too focused on the ...


Slow Lawyering: How Law Practitioners Can Slow Down In A High-Speed World And Why It Matters, Susan Greene 2019 Brooklyn Law School

Slow Lawyering: How Law Practitioners Can Slow Down In A High-Speed World And Why It Matters, Susan Greene

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


On The Values Of Words, Michael J. Cedrone 2019 Georgetown University Law Center

On The Values Of Words, Michael J. Cedrone

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works

Mary Norris' Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen and Kory Stamper's Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries use observations about language as a touchstone for a nuanced examination of deeper truths about language, culture, and law in a changing world. In so doing, they point to deeper truths about the use of language and its consequences. Law students, lawyers, and law professors will benefit from journeying with Norris and Stamper towards the goal of crafting prose that is clear, accurate, and inclusive. In particular, the legal community will benefit from the books' efforts to ...


Six Ways To Find Cases, Lee A. Ryan 2018 University of San Francisco

Six Ways To Find Cases, Lee A. Ryan

Lee A. Ryan

The slideshow is the basis for seven short "flipped-classroom"-style videos on six ways to find cases relevant to a client's problem or issue. The slideshow covers these six tools and techniques for finding cases: secondary sources; annotated codes; tables of authorities; Shepard's and KeyCite; the West Key Number System (the West Digests); and full-text keyword searching of case law databases. It is accompanied by a brief overview (in Word format), which is also available via my Selected Works site.


Designing And Implementing Research Competency, Theresa K. Tarves, Anupama Pal, Nicole Downing 2018 Boston College Law School

Designing And Implementing Research Competency, Theresa K. Tarves, Anupama Pal, Nicole Downing

Theresa Tarves

In 2013, the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) adopted the Principles and Standards of Legal Research Competency (PSLRC) with the aim of identifying a set of legal research skills required to be considered competent n any practice setting. The five broad principles are each supported by more specific standards and demonstrable competencies. By outlining the required qualities, skills, and knowledge attributes of a successful legal researcher, the PSLRC act as a guide for legal research instructors to ensure that students are trained with the skills they need to succeed as new attorneys.


El Papel De Transparencia Por Colombia En La Lucha Contra La Corrupción, Luisa Fernanda Sánchez González, Liliana Marcela Sastoque Martínez 2018 Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá

El Papel De Transparencia Por Colombia En La Lucha Contra La Corrupción, Luisa Fernanda Sánchez González, Liliana Marcela Sastoque Martínez

Contaduría Pública

Transparencia por Colombia en sus dos décadas de existencia ha realizado aportes significativos para la lucha contra la corrupción, si bien es difícil establecer la cuantía de los actos de corrupción, podemos resaltar que el papel de esta ONG ha permitido que exista mejor y mayor acceso a la información por parte de la ciudadanía y esto se evidencia en el aumento de denuncias y en rechazos a través de las redes sociales y otros medios de comunicación a los actos de corrupción .En el presente artículo se describen algunos de los programas que esta entidad ha venido desarrollando en ...


Women In The Legal Academy: A Brief History Of Feminist Legal Theory, Robin West 2018 Georgetown University Law Center

Women In The Legal Academy: A Brief History Of Feminist Legal Theory, Robin West

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works

Women’s entry into the legal academy in significant numbers—first as students, then as faculty—was a 1970s and 1980s phenomenon. During those decades, women in law schools struggled: first, for admission and inclusion as individual students on a formally equal footing with male students; then for parity in their numbers in classes and on faculties; and, eventually, for some measure of substantive equality across various parameters, including their performance and evaluation both in and in front of the classroom, as well as in the quality of their experiences as students and faculty members and in the benefits to ...


Navigating Scholarship Discovery, Research Impact, And Open Access, Carol A. Watson, Jean-Gabriel Bankier, Gregg Gordon 2018 University of Georgia School of Law

Navigating Scholarship Discovery, Research Impact, And Open Access, Carol A. Watson, Jean-Gabriel Bankier, Gregg Gordon

Presentations

The leadership teams of bepress and SSRN will present the findings of an integration pilot conducted in partnership with Columbia Law School’s Arthur W. Diamond Law Library, the University of Georgia School of Law’s Alexander Campbell King Law Library, and Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business. Expanding the reach of open access scholarship is central to the mission of both bepress and SSRN. However for many institutions, the separation of the two platforms had created barriers to faculty engagement and the building of successful open access initiatives. With both companies now part of the Elsevier portfolio ...


Approaches To Justice, Katie Pleiss 2018 Emory University

Approaches To Justice, Katie Pleiss

Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference (GURC)

Approaches to Justice

How do we seek justice in this country? What issues surround incarceration? How are the effects of mass incarceration felt in local communities? I am currently addressing these research questions, among others, as I engage with the criminal justice system through my year-long research at Emory’s Oxford College and in prisons and with nonprofits throughout Georgia. I am reading and evaluating texts centering around theories of incarceration, the death penalty, and criminal justice reform, including Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercyand Michelle Alexander’s New Jim Crow. I also interned with The Georgia Innocence Project this ...


Legal Citation Part Ii: Tips & Tricks To Avoid Common Errors, Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff, Jason G. Dykstra 2018 Concordia University School of Law, Boise, Idaho

Legal Citation Part Ii: Tips & Tricks To Avoid Common Errors, Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff, Jason G. Dykstra

Jason Dykstra

This article goes over quick and easy tips to help one avoid the most common citation typeface and abbreviation errors often seen in practitioner filings.


Legal Citation Part Iii: Using Citation To Convey Textual Meaning, Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff, Jason G. Dykstra 2018 Concordia University School of Law, Boise, Idaho

Legal Citation Part Iii: Using Citation To Convey Textual Meaning, Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff, Jason G. Dykstra

Jason Dykstra

Remember, at our core, attorneys are advocates, and one of the purposes of citation is to prove to the reader that she can trust one's research-to prove that the law is what one states it is and that it works the way one stated it does.

In addition to understanding the language of citation and using the correct form, citation can also increase the level of trust one's reader will have in one's positions in two ways: signals and explanatory parentheticals.


Beyond The Basics: Lesser-Used Punctuation Marks, Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff, Jason G. Dykstra 2018 Concordia University School of Law, Boise, Idaho

Beyond The Basics: Lesser-Used Punctuation Marks, Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff, Jason G. Dykstra

Jason Dykstra

Occasionally legal writing can benefit from a few lesser-used punctuation marks. This article focuses on the proper use of the question mark, slash, and parentheses in legal writing. Used sparingly and correctly, these marks can enhance the clarity of your legal writing without sacrificing a formal tone or professional style. [excerpt]


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