Parenting in a Post-Pandemic World: The Impact of COVID-19 on Custody Disputes
This article examines the impact of COVID-19 on child custody disputes, focusing primarily on child custody modification determinations and the enforcement of visitation rights. It examines how the pandemic influenced the role of the court in interjecting notions of public health concerns when resolving parental disputes.
Oregon Land Use Law: Cases and Materials
Land use law is a staple in most law schools and in undergraduate and graduate planning programs throughout the United States. Inevitably, Oregon’s innovative and unique land use planning program is taught. This casebook is a tool for planning and law students taking these courses.
One Small Step for Native American Water Rights
This article was originally published on Reason.com on January 20, 2023.
Constituting and Reconfiguring Families
The chapter explores how courts have addressed complex questions about family relations as emerging technologies and shifting social norms have altered what family structures look like across the globe.
The Twenty-First Century Revolution in Conflict of Trust Laws
There is broad consensus that the law of conflict of trust laws is outdated. But there is not a consensus around what went wrong or how to fix it. This article, prepared for a Symposium on Conflict of Laws in Trusts and Estates, fills that gap by providing a historically, theoretically, and institutionally grounded account of the rise and fall of the old regime with an eye toward informing the ongoing law reform efforts.
Franchisors in a Jam: Vicarious Liability and Spreading the Blame
Franchising serves as one of the most popular forms of owning and operating a business. As the franchise model has grown, so too have issues in vicarious liability. Consumer surveys about the meaning of licensed trademarks, especially in franchising, and a review of 250 franchisor websites reveal practical and systemic problems as well as a way forward.