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John A. Lovett

the mixed jurisdiction in which they live—Louisiana—governs their life plans and projects. By examining moments when Esther and Louis are confronted with a particularly significant legal choice and are therefore most likely to seek the advice of lawyers, this Article seeks to shed some new light on an

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Posthumous Medical Confidentiality

The Public Interest Conundrum

Kartina Aisha Choong and Jeanne Pia Mifsud Bonnici

patients? If so, how can these be facilitated without having to wait for a body of case law, legislative provisions and professional guidelines to build up over the years? For living patients, disclosure of confidential medical information is now accepted and allowed under English law in various

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Kofi Oteng Kufuor

, there is no reason to believe that those who run the government would be motivated to actually maximize the public interest. To claim that public officials are duty-bound to maximize social welfare and so they necessarily will do so requires a huge leap of faith in human behaviour. In effect there is

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Thomas W. Bennett

S v. Mandela . 35 Here the accused pleaded compulsion, but could not prove that the compulsion was immediate or life-threatening. In holding that lower standards could not be accepted for this defense, the court remarked that we now live in a society based on freedom, dignity, ubuntu , and respect

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Laura Carlson

be regarded merely as an article of commerce, certain issues were deemed of special and urgent importance, including a living wage, limitations as to working times, a right to rest, and the principle that men and women should receive equal remuneration for work of equal value. 25 The ilo

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Mary Garvey Algero

French and Spanish customary law being used in Louisiana at the time of the Louisiana Purchase because the inhabitants of the territory were not willing to give up their laws and way of life for a purely English-American set of laws. 38 Many of the laws, including many of the customary laws, were then

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Kofi Oteng Kufuor

“produce trust in economic life.” 15 For Granovetter therefore, we should take into account the history of relationships and network structures as in his opinion any analysis of relationships must try and incorporate these two phenomena for a clearer understanding of social and commercial excahnge

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Nicolle Zeegers

purposive approach to the interpretation of the law. 19 With their successful challenge in the High Court, the Pro Life Alliance temporarily had created a situation in which human cloning was not regulated. 20 Considering its mission this was a paradoxical situation. However, the UK Government

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Athanasios Giocas

, skills, and resources of various populations by enlisting local elements into the imperial way of life. This practice then was applied to a diverse population, to religious and ethnic groups, which were maintained in their traditional social and cultural positions and brought in to participate in empire

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Benjamin J. Richardson

prohibits investing in producers or traders in cluster munitions. 38 There are no treaties that deal specifically with the conduct of SWFs, but the international community drafted in 2008 a voluntary code exclusively for SWFs – the Santiago Principles. 39 Motivated ‘to avoid political interference by