Tag Archives: Terms

Of new tenancy terms and unfortunate neologisms

It has been almost four years since Karen Buck MP, Justin Bates and I first conceived of the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill (version 1), and it has been quite the rollercoaster since then. Now, as of today, 20 … Continue reading

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Symposium: Precedent dictates a win for the plaintiffs in this term’s partisan-gerrymandering cases

Guy-Uriel E. Charles is the Bennett Boskey Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Edward and Ellen Schwarzman Professor of Law at Duke Law School. Luis E. Fuentes-Rohwer is Professor of Law and Harry T. Ice Faculty Fellow … Continue reading

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Tzeng on Contemporaneous and Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaty Terms

Peter Tzeng (Foley Hoag LLP) has posted The Principles of Contemporaneous and Evolutionary Interpretation (Book Chapter, in Joseph Klingler, Yuri Parkhomenko & Constantinos Salonidis (eds.), Between the Lines of the Vienna Convention?: Canons of Construction and Other Principles of Interpretation in … Continue reading

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Common Contract Terms: Force Majeure

  If you’ve ever read a commercial contract, you’ve probably come across a force majeure clause. At the time, you probably wondered, what the heck is a force majeure clause, but contracts are long and Latin is hard and so … Continue reading

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Why You Should Have Terms of Use For Your Website

 The website terms of use are one of several consumer-facing documents you need for your website, whether you’re an e-commerce, e-tail, or brick-and-mortar business with a modest web presence.Related: 9 Contracts Your Business Should (But May Not) Have. The terms … Continue reading

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