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"The Compliance Mentorship Program: Improving Ethics And

The incentives, of course, must be substantial enough to convince large contractors to share their confidential and proprietary compliance programs and best practices. Fortunately, a model for this type of arrangement exists in the U.S. procurement system. The “mentor-protégé” program is designed to help small businesses navigate the

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"Thinking Race, Making Nation (reviewing Glenn C. Loury ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Of course, we each choose how we come to terms with racial inequality, how we rationalize, compartmentalize, or explain this phenomenon, and how we integrate our "raced" existence into our personal view of the world. For nearly three generations, we have undertaken a largely sustained collective effort to eliminate racial discrimination in ...

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An Introduction to the United States Legal System: Cases ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The idea for this casebook arose after I taught the course "Introduction to the US Legal System" at the law school of the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City during the summer of 2000. I was impressed by the knowledge my Mexican law students had of the US legal system, and by how eager they were to learn more about it.

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Constitutional Law: A Contemporary Approach

Posted: (52 years ago) view the course materials on their computers in class. Second, we have selected the principal cases very carefully, and we have tried to avoid the problem created by the aggressive editing in many books, which present excerpts so brief that the students in effect read only . …

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"The Impact of Student GPAS and a Pass/Fail Option on ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 22, 2013  · The course requires students to engage in a series of negotiation exercises, with the comparative results having a direct impact on final course grades. I wanted to determine whether better students, reflected in GPAs, would achieve better negotiating results based upon the thought that better students are more intelligent, more articulate, and ...

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The Enduring Connections Between Law and Culture ...

Posted: (52 years ago) these roles (though of course not the way the roles are played out) are common across legal systems (Rosen, p. 8). This turns out to be crucial to his project, because he is seeking to steer a course between the vain search for universals, on the one hand, and the reification of the particular, on the other. Indeed, to the extent that

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Race and the Criminal Law Curriculum

Posted: (52 years ago) Many professors start their Criminal Law course with a discussion of theories of punishment and basic principles of criminal law, including the requirement that the prosecution prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. Some professors also include the concept of jury nullification when discussing basic principles of criminal law.

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Graduate Level Distance Learning: Enhanced Student ...

Posted: (52 years ago) planning and course development; and effective online programs require investing in “an ecosystem of learner supports,” not unlike that required in face-to-face residential education). 12. The field is also commonly called “government procurement law” (our legacy moniker), “public

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The Holder in Due Course Doctrine as a Default Rule

Posted: (52 years ago) due course status-- good faith, value, lacking notice of certain facts--is that these requirements promote fairness and properly limit the incentiv es that the doctrine creates. 16. This Article questions the conventional policy arguments. It contends that parties can generally recreate the effects of the holder in due course

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"The Holder in Due Course Doctrine as a Default Rule" by ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 18, 2013  · The "holder in due course" doctrine, as implemented by Article 3 of the Uniform Commercial Code, says that a party who acquires a negotiable instrument in good faith, for value, and without notice of certain facts, and who also meets some additional requirements, takes the instrument free of competing claims of ownership and most defenses to payment.

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A Brief History of Information Privacy Law

Posted: (52 years ago) course, and thereupon to frame slanderous and mischievous tales.” 4. The common law also sanctioned being a common scold, a law that applied only to women. 5. The law had long protected one’s home. The maxim that the home is one’s castle appeared as early as 1499. 6. Better-known is a judicial pronouncement in . Semayne’s Case. 7. in ...

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The Contract Management Body of Knowledge: …

Posted: (52 years ago) course, should become familiar with the tools that apply most specifically to them. NCMA’s . CMBOK . is unique, however, in that it is employer and industry neutral—it is relevant and useful to all contract manage-ment professionals regardless of where they work in the acquisition system. Published by a professional association, the . CMBOK

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Beyond Course Evaluations: YayNay Sheets

Posted: (52 years ago) Beyond Course Evaluations: Yay/Nay Sheets . By Jessica L. Clark. Jessica L. Clark is a Visiting Associate Professor of Legal Writing at The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. Last year, I taught legal research and writing as an adjunct professor for the first time, and I

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From International Law to Law and Globalization

Posted: (52 years ago) course, a controversial term, the idea of law and globalization nevertheless provides a useful lens for viewing the plural ways in which legal norms are disseminated in the Twenty-first Century. This Article sketches the contours of what it might mean to emphasize law and globalization, rather than simply international law.

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"From International Law to Law and Globalization" by Paul ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This Article refers to such a broader frame of analysis as "law and globalization." Although "globalization" is, of course, a controversial term, the idea of law and globalization nevertheless provides a useful lens for viewing the plural ways in which legal norms are disseminated in the Twenty-first Century. This Article sketches the contours ...

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"Graduate Level Distance Learning: Enhanced Student ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This article describes our experiences and "lessons learned" providing degree-based distance (online) education to graduate students (studying business, law, and policy related to government contracts or public procurement). Temporal note: our pilot, and the five years of experience described in this case study, predate the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic emergency distance teaching transition.

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Emerging Policy and Practice Issues (2020)

Posted: (52 years ago) government service). Of course, the outcome of the yet-to-be-decided January 2021 Georgia Senate runoff elections, and, with it, the Senate majority, has the potential to dramatically impact this process. 1) Vacancies and Priorities. It is (currently) premature for us to speculate as to who will assume significant leadership roles in the acquisi-

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Scholarly Writing: Ideas, Examples, and Execution

Posted: (52 years ago) Your topic is, of course, the subject area or legal . I • INTRODUCTION TO SCHOLARLY WRITING issue your paper addresses. A thesis is a statement of your position on the topic. You need to say something original in a scholarly paper, not just offer an ex- planation or synthesis of a legal issue. In scholarly writing, the law is just your

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The Impact of Student GPAS and a Pass/Fail Option on ...

Posted: (52 years ago) II. LEGAL NEGOTIATING COURSE METHODOLOGY. The initial Legal Neg otiating class is devoted to an explanation of the course format and the evaluation process. I tell the students that they will explore the negotiation process and the factors that influ ence ba rgaini ng enco unter s. The y will enga ge in a serie s of ne gotiat ion ex ercis es.

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"Constitutional Law: A Contemporary Approach" by Gregory E ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Constitutional Law: A Contemporary Approach (2d ed. 2011) is a textbook written by Professors Gregory E. Maggs and Peter J. Smith (both of the George Washington University Law School) and published by West (ISBN-13: 9780314273550). The second edition of the textbook, which is suitable either for a one- or two-semester course, strives to make constitutional law easily teachable and readily ...

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Desiderata: Objectives for a System of Government Contract Law

Posted: (52 years ago) legislators, and, of course, buyers and sellers. 2. Three Overarching Principles: Competition, Transparency, and Integrity At a macro level, the author prefers to begin with three “pillars” that, in my opinion, underlie the United States procurement system: …

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Order and Law in China

Posted: (52 years ago) Sue Trevaskes, Frank Upham, Lynn White, and Qianfan Zhang. They are not, of course, responsible for the content. 1 Although Mao Zedong died in August 1976, the December 1978 meeting of the Third Plenum of the 11th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (henceforth CCP or Party) marked the true inauguration of China’s post-Mao era.

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§5.28 Waiver by Voluntary Disclosure

Posted: (52 years ago) the client’s behalf in the course of legal representation, 6. and the scope of such authority is determined by the law of agency. 7. If the client fails to object to disclosure of privileged information by the attorney, the client impliedly consents. 8. If the attorney testifies on behalf of the client, the §5.28 . 1.

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The Doctrine of Preemptive Self-Defense

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 20, 2005  · defense is, of course, “preemptive” in nature, but for purposes of this article, the term “preemptive” is not used to describe this form of self-defense. Instead, “preemptive self defense” is used to refer to the use of armed coercion by a state to prevent another state (or non-state actor) from pursuing a particular course of

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The Benefits to Be Derived from Post-Negotiation Assessments

Posted: (52 years ago) When I teach my three credit hour full semester course, I assign readings from my basic text book. 2. covering the impact of negotiator styles, the six stages of the negotiation process, the importance of verbal and nonverbal communication, different negotiation

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A Concise Guide to the Records of the Federal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Constitution. Other works, of course, discuss this issue in great detail. 8. This essay simply assumes that lawyers, judges, and scholars may be interested in knowing what the records reveal about the original meaning of the Constitution regardless of the extent to which they consider this meaning to control modern constitutional interpretation ...

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Grades Matter; Legal Writing Grades Matter Most

Posted: (52 years ago) the grade in Lawyering Skills, a legal writing course, “was the strongest predictor of law school success.” 7. Using a larger data set, this article continues the exploration into relationships between legal writing course grades and how they relate to academic success in law school. 8

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"Teaching Lawyering With Heart in the George Washington ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Domestic Violence Project (DVP) began as an experiment and has become my favorite model for teaching law students about domestic violence work. The heart of the course is its emphasis on developing awareness of and compassion for the personally and emotionally challenging dimensions of this work. I achieve this (i) through a dialogue between students’ journals and my written responses ...

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A Case Study in Comparative Procurement Law: Assessing ...

Posted: (52 years ago) First, of course, we need to turn to the obvious question: Whyaninternational issue, for a journal (and an ABA section, for that matter) that has traditionally focused on federal, state, and local procurement? The answer, of course, is that the broader world of procurement israpidly changing,astheworldseemstogrow smaller by the day.

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"On the Evolution of Property Ownership Among Former ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Moreover, they pointed to the resistance of the plantocracy in the U.S. South to private enterprise among slaves as the preferable course. The views of this outspoken minority ultimately proved prescient, as a struggle over true ownership of provisioning plots played out against the backdrop of Emancipation in …

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Emotional Intelligence and Negotiation Performance

Posted: (52 years ago) Since 1973, I have taught a Legal Negotiation course based upon the White-Peck-Fletcher models. Over the past twenty-six years, I have taught that class at George Washington University. This is a simulation class during which the students engage in a series of negotiation exercises the results of which determine two-thirds of their course grades.

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Suspension and Debarment in the U.S. Government ...

Posted: (52 years ago) excluded for any number of reasons, including of course rank corruption. 1. This question of qualification and exclusion – of selecting vendors that are responsible and appropriately prepared to perform, and excluding those that are not – can be addressed through qualification criteria and, more broadly, through

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Modern Military Justice: Cases and Materials

Posted: (52 years ago) GW Law Faculty Publications & Other Works Faculty Scholarship 2012 Modern Military Justice: Cases and Materials Gregory E. Maggs George Washington University Law School, [email protected]

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Warming Up’ to Sustainable Procurement" by Steven L ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Successfully establishing a sustainable procurement regime will require dramatic change, including, among other things, overcoming the persistent tyranny of low price, understanding and adopting lifecycle costing, considering externalities in the value proposition, and, of course, specifying and identifying truly sustainable solutions.

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"BID PROTESTS: The RAND Study of DOD Protests at the GAO ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This short piece discusses the congressionally mandated study of bid protests of (or disappointed offeror litigation related to) U.S. defense department procurements. It describes the report, which reflects a serious and objective analysis of some frequently polarizing issues: among other things, it describes stakeholder perspectives on the bid protest system, chronicles and analyzes a decade ...

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Toward a Unified Grading Vocabulary: Using Grading Rubrics ...

Posted: (52 years ago) course, 6. we and our legal writing colleagues have used detailed grading rubrics to assess more than 6000 papers (predictive memoranda, trial briefs, and appellate briefs). Our thesis and analysis in this article are rooted in the data we have collected with these thousands of papers,

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Evolving Geneva Convention Paradigms in the 'War on ...

Posted: (52 years ago) course of the American Civil War. Lieber is best known as the author of one of the first codifications of the law of land warfare—the 1863 . Instructions for the Government of the Armies of the United States in the Field. 3 —which thereafter influenced the development of national manuals on warfare

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"It's Not Purely Academic: Using Practitioners to Increase ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Law schools that are building new courses and adding to their existing curriculum in an effort to offer more practical legal training may be overlooking the practical skills that can be developed through an existing graduation requirement - upper level writing. At The George Washington University Law School a practitioner-taught Scholarly Writing course focuses on the practical application of ...

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Teaching Lawyering With Heart in the George Washington ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The course explores a series of core policy and legal topic areas while focusing on issues of strategy, process, and professional challenges facing lawyers seeking to create social and legal change in the field. The seminar also Downloaded from vaw.sagepub.com.

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Ipse Dixit: The Restatement (Second) of Contracts and the ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Herbert Wechsler, The Course of the Restatements, 55 A.B.A. J. 147, 150 (1969). decisions) as authority. 30. Numerous other casebooks reprint the same cases, followed by section 86, in discussing the topic of past consideration. 31. This three-step approach …

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The International Legality of U.S. Military Cross-Border ...

Posted: (52 years ago) course, generally call for compliance with international law in the conduct of U.S. military operations. Further, the United States’ ability to secure the cooperation of other states may turn on whether U.S. operations are in compliance with international law. Support from U.S. allies

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International Standards and the WTO

Posted: (52 years ago) Of course, once adherence to a certain standard becomes expected in the marketplace, a producer may feel economically motivated to follow it (e.g., international accounting standards). Often standards are accompanied by labels, marks, or seals that rely on information as a

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"Beyond the Multiple Punishment Problem: Punitive Damages ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The practice of using punitive damages to punish a tort defendant, in a single case brought by a single one of many victims, for the full scope of societal harm caused by its entire course of wrongful conduct has become increasingly common in modern tort cases. This practice presents the troubling possibility that more than one victim will recover punitive damages awards that were each ...

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Negotiation Ethics for Real World Interactions

Posted: (52 years ago) George Washington University, most students now take the course for a regular grade. The students who take the course for traditional letter grades work diligently on the assigned exercises. They carefully review the General Information and Confidential Information sheets, and many do legal or factual research through Lexis, Westlaw, or the ...

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Regulatory Blowout: How Regulatory Failures Made the BP ...

Posted: (52 years ago) • Over the course of several administrations, the MMS was “captured” by the oil industry, and came to see industry, rather than public, as its constituency. That made regulators particularly subject to pressure and influences from industry, and led to an appalling lack of …

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The United States and the International Court of Justice ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The United States and the International Court of Justice: Coping with Antinomies . Sean D. Murphy * Introduction . Since 1946, the United States has had an uneasy relationship with the International Court

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The Constitutional Case for Chevron Deference

Posted: (52 years ago) Gorsuch was, of course, recently elevated to the Supreme Court,12 so now there are two Supreme Court Justices who have suggested that Chevron is unconstitutional. Members of Congress have made similar arguments. In the 114th Congress, the House of Representatives passed the “Separation 3. Chevron, 467 U.S. at 842–45.

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