Tag Archives: Principle

The public trust doctrine refers to the common-law principle that a state holds, in trust for the people, ownership, dominion and sovereignty over tidally flowed lands extending to the mean high water mark

Law Lessons from Susko v. Borough of Belmar, __ N.J. Super. __ (App. Div. 2019), Docket No. A-3059-16T2, April 22, 2019: The public trust doctrine refers to the common-law principle that a state holds, “`in trust for the people,'” “`ownership, … Continue reading

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Parkers Institutional Repositories and the Principle of Open Access: Changing the Way We Think About

Kudos to Carol Parker, Law Library Director and Assistant Professor of Law at New Mexico, and a contributing editor for Law Librarian Blog. Carols article, Institutional Repositories and the Principle of Open Access: Changing the Way We Think About Legal… … Continue reading

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The Ability-to-Pay Principle and the Counterintuitive Distributive Justice Analysis of Alimony Payments

Alice Abreu, Tax 2018: Requiem for Ability to Pay, 52 Loyola L.A. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN. Neil H. Buchanan The tax bill that Republicans in Congress passed, and that Donald Trump signed in December 2017, might end up being … Continue reading

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Florida Federal Court Reinforces Principle That Precise Policy Language Is Required Before An Insurer Can Deny Coverage Based On An Exclusion

A recent ruling by U.S. District Judge Paul Byron of the Middle District of Florida has made clear that the actual words used in an insurance contract matter. The court, in Mt. Hawley Insurance Co. v. Tactic Security Enforcement, Inc., … Continue reading

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The Costs of Constitutional Principle

Daniel K. Williams, Defenders of the Unborn: The Pro-Life Movement Before Roe v. Wade (2016). Mary Ziegler The law delivers uneven benefits for the protagonists of Daniel K. Williams’ masterful study of the early decades of the pro-life movement. Williams … Continue reading

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