Tag Archives: Story

Is Life Insurance Policy Lapse the end of the story? Maybe not! … [or, “What is the Notice Prejudice Rule?”]

Maybe you’ve heard (or experienced) the tragic story of someone becoming ill, forgetting or being unable to pay their life insurance premium, only to see the policy lapse at the time it is needed most. It’s more common than you … Continue reading

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Everyone has a favorite Kant story (or maybe not)

At next Tuesday's NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, we will be discussing with John Roemer a paper on Kantian cooperation and (inter alia) tax policy.I see about an 80% chance that I will end up recounting the tale of the unfair … Continue reading

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More Back Story on Big Mama Rag

I found this picture of old issues of Big Mama Rag online as I was searching for information. Click here to get the story of Big Mama Rag from one of its reporters. Darryll K. Jones Read more detail on … Continue reading

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Visualizing the Lifespan of a News Story

News Life Span: Which stories stay longest in the public view, and which ones fade away? – “In today’s “attention economy,” attention is a resource. Furthermore, trust in the media is at an all-time low—arguably the effect of the polarization of … Continue reading

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Family Courts as Criminal Courts: A Story of Origins

Elizabeth Katz, Criminal Law in a Civil Guise: The Evolution of Family Courts and Support Laws, __ U. Chi. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2019), available at SSRN. Philomila Tsoukala The question of the relationship between criminal law and family law has been amply explored in … Continue reading

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