- Benumbed. Schneider, Carl E. // Hastings Center Report;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p9
Discusses the legal principle of autonomy and bioethics through the case, Steele vs. Hamilton County Community Mental Health Board in the U.S. Case background; Argument of the court on the case; Views on the intersection of law and bioethics.
- WHERE THERE'S A WILL THERE'S A WAY: Legal Minds Grapple With Plain Language. Floyd, Christina // ETC: A Review of General Semantics;Fall1987, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p280
Provides information on several court cases in the U.S. regarding the execution of wills. Background on a doctrine known as cy pres; Types of cases where the application of the principle defeat rather than further the intent of the testator; Actions taken by courts in cases where gifts are not...
- Editorial: Special Issue on Contextual and Evolutionary Perspectives of Occupation. Hocking, Clare // Journal of Occupational Science;Apr2015, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the concept of Ubuntu, an African ethic of interconnectedness, the western valuing of independence, and the utility of grounded theory methodology.
- Settlement Cannot Waive Future Claims of Bias. // Labor Law Journal;Feb84, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p128
The article presents information on the decision held in the court case Williams v. Vukomch, in the U.S. The right to sue on future claims of discrimination could not be waived under a consent decree settling police hiring and promotion bias disputes. A decree imposing such a prospective waiver...
- In the race to prosper, without ethinc input operators may miss diverse opportunities. Evans, Chip // Nation's Restaurant News;04/23/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 17, p30
Comments on lawsuits concerning racial prejudice, unfair business practices and lack of job development opportunities in food service industry in the United States. Percentage of minority workforce; Consideration of prices and value-added services; Utilization of supply-chain management.
- NAACP: Brown still not realized. Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News;5/29/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 22, p5
In Charlottesville, Virginia, NAACP held a public hearing to access the impact of education disparities across the state. The hearing was based on studies indicating that despite the Brown vs. Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court ruling, gross disparities in public education still exist in the...
- Legal Briefs. // HR Specialist;Jul2011, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p3
The article offers news briefs related to court cases in the U.S., including the retirement age policy established by the Asian World of Martial Arts in Pennsylvania, the Mellon v. Hospice Preferred Choice case, and the Chedwick v. UPMC case.
- OUR FEDERALISM(S). Gerken, Heather K. // William & Mary Law Review;Apr2012, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p1549
The article discusses various forms of federalism in the U.S. as of April 2012, focusing on an examination of issues such as state sovereignty, pluralism, and state power. Government administration policymaking and autonomy are addressed, along with an analysis of several legal cases including...
- QUOTA NOT MADE PERMANENT. // Labor Law Journal;Feb76, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p93
The article reports that the U.S. Supreme Court denied review of the Ninth Circuit decision involving Western Addition Community Organization. In that case, a minority hiring quota had already been complied with and was no longer in effect. Therefore, a challenge to the quota was dismissed as...