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Sign the International Civil Society Declaration on the Public Interest Concerns of the Proposed Ant

Please consider endorsing the International Civil Society Declaration, which was the result of a meeting in Washington, DC (16-18 June 2010) of over 90 academics from 5 continents, public interest organizations and other legal experts concerned with the public interest … Continue reading

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Copyright for Creativity – A Declaration for Europe

The Copyright for Creativity Declaration embodies a new approach to European copyright – an approach where everyone benefits, innovation is fostered, creativity is incentivised and rewarded and access to the fruits of the European creative spirit is improved for all … Continue reading

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Coastal Commission Properly Resolved Conflicting City Development Standards; Negative Declaration Was Upheld

By William W. Abbott Malibu Bay Company ("MDC") owns the last undeveloped beach front parcel in Malibu, a 2.08 acre, 200 foot wide parcel. In order to accommodate its proposed division into four parcels, MDC proposed an amendment to the … Continue reading

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Originalism, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution: A Unique Role in Constitutional

Personally, I find orginalism to be cockeyed method of interpretation but that doesnt mean one should avoid reading articles using it, time permitting of course. So as we approach the Fourth of July holiday, I would like to call attention… … Continue reading

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On Reading the Declaration of Independence

Drafting the Declaration. On June 11, 1776, Congress appointed Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston as a committee to draft a declaration of independence. In 1823 Jefferson wrote that the other members of the… … Continue reading

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