- Is privacy protected in other societies?Written Case Brief of Planned Parenthood v. Casey, 1931(1 page, double-spaced)Case Brief Format1. Name of the Case2. Question Before the Court3. Reasons for the Court’sDecision4. Decision of the court stated in 1 – 2 sentences, i.e. the “precedent”5. Why Dissent disagreed10/5or10/11MODULE #9: WHAT IS PROPERTY? - Property defined as a bundle of rights – what is in that bundle?- Why is having title to property so - Outline:Property Outline- Possession as the Origin of Property, Rose, 1985- Tragedy of the Commons, Hardin, 1968-A Treatise of Human Nature, Hume, 1739 (excerpts)One Powerpoint Slide (NO PDFs) showing an example of a current “tragedy of the commons” and a statement about how the tragedy can be
important in America? Do other countries grant title to real property? If not then why?- How can your property be taken away from you?-Principles of the Civil Code, Bentham, 1843 (excerpts)- The Mystery of Capital, Hernando de Soto, (pp.1-7)- The Concept of Private Property, Ezra Bowen 1925 avoidedYou can do this assignment alone or in groups of no more than 4DUE on NYU Classes by --am on -------.10/10or10/16MODULE #10: TAKINGS- Eminent Domain – 5th Amendment – the “takings clause”Lucas v. South Carolina, 1992Listen: click on Opinion Announcement on Left1-453Kelo v. City of New London, 2005Kaur v. New State Urban Development,2010One Powerpoint Slide (NO PDFs) showing an example of a “taking” and a statement explaining whether you think it was for an appropriate public purposeYou can do this assignment alone or in groups of no more than 4DUE on NYU Classes by --am on -------.DateThemesReadingsCasesWritten Homework10/12or10/18MODULE #11: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY- Why did the framers of the US Constitution decide to protect inventors, writers and artists?- Was there an economic reason? To improve societal life?- If we want to incentivize people to create then how should it be shared?- Should inventions – like music, books, movies, etc. - be a “public good”?- Different treatment in other countries?HAND OUT PAPER #2- Outline: Intellectual PropertyThe Authors Guild v. Google, 2013- Public goods – fair useKewanee Oil Co. v. Bicron Corp., 1974 - Trade secret protectionWritten Response to Study question below(1 page, double-spaced)DUE on NYU Classes by --am on -------.“How could our system of intellectual property provide a solution to inflated drug prices? And should it? How doesyour answer relate to thecollective well-being of society?
PRIVATE ORDERINGGOAL:How promises between individuals and entities are created and enforced. DateThemesReadingsCasesWritten Homework10/17or10/23MODULE #12: ENFORCEABLE PROMISES- Contracts = Promises enforceable by the state in the civil justice system- Contracts surround every aspect of our daily life- More than just written & signed- No punitive damages awarded in contract law.