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The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial
INTRODUCTION 1. The Lawyer-Free Criminal Trial The Altercation The Rapidity of Trial The Rule Against Defence Counsel The Marian Pretrial The 'Accused Speaks' Trial The Plight of the Accused 2. TheExpand
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The Contractarian Basis of the Law of Trusts
II. FROM CONVEYANCE TO MANAGEMENT: THE HISTORICAL TRANSFORMATION OF THE TRUST ........................ 632 A. The Early Trust as a Means of Conveyance .............. 632 B. Why Early Trust LawExpand
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The Secret Life of the Trust: The Trust as an Instrument of Commerce
In the culture of Anglo-American law, we think of the trust as a branch of the law of gratuitous transfers. That is where we teach trusts in the law school curriculum,1 that is where we locate trustsExpand
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The Criminal Trial Before the Lawyers
The common law criminal trial is dominated by the lawyers for prosecution and defense. In the prototypical case of serious crime (felony), counsel take the active role in shaping the litigation andExpand
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The German Advantage in Civil Procedure
Our lawyer-dominated system of civil procedure has often been criticized both for its incentives to distort evidence and for the expense and complexity of its modes of discovery and trial." TheExpand
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Torture and the Law of Proof: Europe and England in the Ancien Régime
In "Torture and the Law of Proof "John H. Langbein explores the world of the thumbscrew and the rack, engines of torture authorized for investigating crime in European legal systems from medievalExpand
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The Uniform Prudent Investor Act and the Future of Trust Investing
In recent years, American law has undergone a fundamental revision of the rules that govern how trustees invest. In 1987 the American Law Institute (ALI) began working on a partial revision of theExpand
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Questioning the Trust Law Duty of Loyalty: Sole Interest or Best Interest?
The duty of loyalty requires a trustee to administer the trust solely in the interest of the beneficiaries. Any transaction in which the trustee has an actual or potential interest violates the soleExpand
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A State Equivalence and Confluence Checker for CHR
Analyzing confluence of CHR programs manually can be an impractical and time consuming task. Based on a new theorem for state equivalence, this work presents the first tool for testing equivalence ofExpand
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