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26 Firmage, Edwin B.Inner-outer speaks outDuring 1965 and 1966, I worked as an assistant to Vice President Hubert Humphrey and, in addition, participated in a program that permitted 15 young men to enjoy informal suppers and extended off-the-record chats with the President in the White House, attend frequent sessions with the Vice Preside...White House Fellows; Hubert Humphrey; Vietnam1967
27 Firmage, Edwin B.International law and the response of the United States to "Internal WarWith the spectre of nuclear weapons acting as a restraint upon the nations in terms of the levels and types of violence they will employ to achieve national goals, warfare since 1945 has undergone radical change. There has been no massive, overt aggression by one major power against another, altho...Warfare; International relations; Politics1967
28 Flynn, John J.Introduction (symposium on health care)Health care markets and related sectors of the economy like insurance provide essential services in our society. They have heen undergoing rapid change for at least the past decade, yet some thirty-seven to thirty-nine million citizens lack health care insurance at one time or another each year; rap...Health care; Health insurance; Health care, providers1995
29 Firmage, Edwin B.J. Reuben Clark, Jr., law and international orderPresident J. Reuben Clark, Jr., spent his professional career, spanning some twenty-seven years, as an international lawyer.1 From the time of his graduation from the Columbia Law School in 1906 and his appointment as assistant Solicitor (an assistant legal adviser in the Department of State) in the...Arbitration; Settlement; Resolution1973
30 Francis, LeslieJustice through trust: disability and the Outlier problem in Social Contract TheoryThe article focuses on the flaws of the social contract theory. It explores how hostile the social contract as a bargaining process has been thought to distance disabled people from contract-based justice. It analyzes the argument that the history of social contract theory exclude the people with di...Consensus, social sciences; Discrimination; Social contract; Social ethics; Sociology of disability2005-10
31 Firmage, Edwin B.Lane lecture: Law and beyond law: a new humanityThe Cold War is finally over, Soviet Communism has collapsed along with the Soviet-sponsored regimes in Eastern Europe. This event will likely record in history as one of the five happenings in this century having shattering importance.Cold war; Peace; Nuclear weapons; International law1992
32 Firmage, Edwin B.Law and the Indochina War: a retrospective viewThis century, from the Hague Conferences through the Vietnam War, has seen a profound change in attitudes toward the role of law as a constraint upon foreign policy. The Hague Conferences represented at once an attempt, however feeble, by men of mixed motives to emplace fledgling prophylactic lega...Foreign affairs; Dispute resolution; International disputes; Arbitration1974
33 Firmage, Edwin B.Law of presidential impeachmentThis Article will focus upon four influences that together determine the law of presidential impeachment: English law; the Constitutional Convention and state ratifying conventions; American impeachment experience; and public policy considerations. It is the public policy considerations upon which ...Wrongdoing; Executive branch1973
34 Flynn, John J.Monopolization under the Sherman Act: the third wave and beyondLike Gaul, monopolization litigation under section 2 of the Sherman Act has been divided into three parts: A first part beginning with the Northern Securities case of 1904(1) and ending with the U.S. Steel case in 1920;(2) a second part, the Thurmond Arnold era, beginning in the late 30's with the f...1981
35 Flynn, John J.Orphan Drug Act: an unconstitutional exercise of the patent powerIn 1983, Congress adopted the Orphan Drug Act (the "Act") pursuant to its power to regulate interstate and foreign commerce to stimulate research and development of drugs useful in treating relatively rare diseases.1 The cost of drug research and complying with the complex requirements for securing ...Health Care; Drugs; Medicine; Medical treatment1992
36 Francis, LesliePenn Central Transportation Company v. New York City: easy taking-clause cases make uncertain Law.In Penn Central Transportation Company v. New York City, the Supreme Court held that New York City's Landmarks Preservation Law as applied to Grand Central Terminal was not a "taking" of property for which compensation is constitutionally required. The decision has been hailed as a major victory for...Law; Compensation; Property Rights; Landmarks Preservation Law; Supreme Court Rulings2006-06-16
37 Flynn, John J.Professional ethics and the lawyer's duty to selfA peaceful society depends on the high ethical standards of its lawyers: Communal trust in the legal process gives force to the law that helps to maintain society as a cohesive organism. In the past decade of turmoil, mutual trust and confidence in our institutions has declined; individual interes...Society; Amorality; Standards1976
38 Francis, Leslie; Battin, Margaret P.; Botkin, Jeffrey R.; Jacobson, Jay A.Quick easy questions for analyzing medical ethical casesSometimes, traditional philosophical ways of analyzing medical-ethics cases seem just too cumbersome, particularly to people without training in ethical theory. The issues are important, interesting, often compellingly engaging. But it isn't the time for heavy jargon, or terms like "deontology" or ...1997
39 Flynn, John J.Reagan administration's antitrust policy, "original intent" and the legislative history of the Sherman ActUntil the advent of the Reagan Administration there was an general consensus in the courts and in most of academia with regard to the values underlying and the goals of Federal antitrust policy. In Appalachian Coals, Inc. v. United States,' the Supreme Court summarized the goals of the Sherman Act ...1988
40 Flynn, John J.Reaganomics and antitrust enforcement: a jurisprudential critiqueThere are few judges, psychoanalysts or economists today who do not begin a consideration of their typical problems with some formula designed to cause all moral problems to disappear and to produce an issue purified for the procedure of positive empirical science. But the ideals have generally reti...Ethics; Morality; Antitrust Law1983
41 Francis, LeslieRecent developments in genetic diagnosis: some ethical and legal implicationsThis essay outlines some of the ethical complexities genetic technology poses in two areas of decision-making: when to perform genetic testing and what to do with the information gained from genetic testing.Genetic Technology; Genetic Testing; Ethics1986
42 Firmage, Edwin B.Religion & the law: the Mormon experience in the nineteenth centuryThe Mormon cases present a fascinating study of diversity and conformity in the nineteenth century United States. From their beginning the Mormons were a gathered people. Almost immediately, from the time of the origin in New York, the Mormons challenged national and state legal systems to protect...Law; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Nineteenth century; Polygamy; Theocracy1990
43 Firmage, Edwin B.; Mangrum, CollinRemoval of the president: resignation and the procedural law and impeachmentThe aborted proceeding to impeach Richard Nixon has stimulated debate about the appropriateness of the impeachment process as a check upon the arbitrary use of presidential power. Impeachment has been criticized as a cumbersome, agonizingly slow, and unjustifiably expensive way for Congress to expre...Richard Nixon pardon; Presidential misconduct; Political punishments1975-01
44 Firmage, Edwin B.Rogue presidents and the war power of congressSince World War II we have engaged in overt and covert war and acts of war, often initiated by the president without the authorization of Congress. By presidential directive we have conducted full-scale war; initiated coups; mined harbors; encouraged political assassination; aided insurrection and s...War power; Presidents; Congress1988
45 Francis, LeslieRoles of the family in making health care decisions for incompetent patientsThis article is about the roles of the family in making health care decisions for incompetent patients. It argues that complex moral reasons call for the participation of families in decision making for incompetents. However, these moral reasons do not support a single model of the family's role for...Family; Health Care Decisions; Patients; Family Rights2006-06-16
46 Firmage, Edwin B.Seeing the stranger as enemy: coming outIn March 1996 the Utah state legislature banned gay / straight student support groups in all Utah public high schools. This act, along with the rhetoric of several legislators attacking gay and lesbian students, precipitated a rally of some 2,000 people at Salt Lake City's Wallace F. Bennett federal...Utah; Legislature; Gay/straight alliance; Public high school; Protest marches1997
47 Firmage, Edwin B.Shanties, symbolic speech, and the public forum: ramshackle protection for free expressionShanties, symbolizing student opposition to South African apartheid and the demand that United States universities divest from corporations doing business in South Africa, were the sit-ins of the 1980s. Silent but graphic, shanties challenged the established order and attracted media attention. Som...Civil demonstration; Civil protest; First Amendment; Civil liberties1990
48 Flynn, John J.Social, political and economic consequences of corporate sizeCongress has often expressed its concern for fostering the long term values of small business as the cornerstone of a viable political, social and economic system guaranteeing fundamental human freedom, maximizing economic opportunity and well-being, and providing political stability in the world's...Small business; Freedom; Congress1976
49 Francis, LeslieSome animals are more equal than othersIt is a welcome development when academic Philosophy; starts to concern itself with practical issues, in such a way as to influence people's lives. Recently this has happened with one moral issue in particular-but unfortunately it is the wrong issue, and people's actions have been influenced in the ...Animal liberation; Rights1978
50 Firmage, Edwin B.Speech and campaign reform: congress, the courts and communityInvestigation following Watergate revealed the integrity of our political system to be threatened by corporate and other special interest money to a degree unmatched since the turn of the century, when the exploits of political boss Mark Hanna and the financial power of the corporations gave birt...Public financing; Contributions; Corporate1980
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