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UC Merced Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society Title The Simpler, the Better: A New Challenge for Fair-Division Theory Publication Date The Simpler, the Better: A New Challenge for Fair-Division Theory

Nicolas Roy, Frederic Gosselin, Nicolas Dupuis-Roy, Frédéric Gosselin
unpublished
Recently, the mathematical theory of fair-division extended this idea by developing procedures that offer fairer outcomes and a better guarantee of justice.  ...  According to John Rawls, there exists a perfect procedural justice for which there is no conflict between process and outcome. One such procedure is the Divide and Choose.  ...  Acknowledgments Research supported by a SSHRC scholarship and a NSERC grant.  ... 
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Juror comprehension and the hard case—Making forensic evidence simpler

Mark Findlay
2008 International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice  
Such evidence is for jurors the subject of pre-trial preconceptions, and is notoriously difficult to present and argue before a jury.  ...  The article looks at the comprehension of forensic evidence by jurors, a task qualified by the opinion of legal professionals whose responsibility it is to present and interpret such evidence in adversarial  ...  Expert Evidence A forensic scientist (Mr G) and a forensic biologist (Ms B) from the state laboratory (the Division of Analytical Laboratories (DAL)) gave evidence for the prosecution.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijsl.2007.07.001 fatcat:cce37snavnc3lh5zw4bsvwcbxe

Juror Comprehension and the Hard Case - Making Forensic Evidence Simpler

Mark James Findlay
2006 Social Science Research Network  
Such evidence is for jurors the subject of pre-trial preconceptions, and is notoriously difficult to present and argue before a jury.  ...  The article looks at the comprehension of forensic evidence by jurors, a task qualified by the opinion of legal professionals whose responsibility it is to present and interpret such evidence in adversarial  ...  Expert Evidence A forensic scientist (Mr G) and a forensic biologist (Ms B) from the state laboratory (the Division of Analytical Laboratories (DAL)) gave evidence for the prosecution.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.928788 fatcat:7z6tvk3hd5e7tor6tyqnohz26q

A Presumptively Better Approach to Arbitrability

John A. E. Pottow, Jacob Brege, Tara J. Hawley
2013 Social Science Research Network  
propriety on other grounds. 164 A classification of the challenge based on these different normative categories is more compelling, we submit, than a pleadings-based division into challenges against "  ...  INTRODUCTION Arbitration is often espoused as a faster and simpler alternative to litigation, but it is beset with an array of jurisdictional and theoretical challenges.  ...  It might protect litigants broadly by reserving for them a judicial forum for the resolution of purely legal questions, but this approach arguably misapprehends the nature of the rights most in need of  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2310206 fatcat:ogriajh3kjamvncpqm2huevhze

For Better or Worse? Community Relations Initiatives in Northern Ireland

Joanne Hughes, Colin Knox
1997 Peace and Change  
The last ten years have seen the most sustained attempt by the British government to address the underlying problems of segregation and division in Northern Ireland through a reexamination of public policy  ...  This paper examines the contribution of one such policy initiative, a "bottom-up" approach to community relations under the auspices of the Central Community Relations Unit.  ...  level is better than no contact at all.  ... 
doi:10.1111/0149-0508.00055 fatcat:ljokjqwnlzddxmv5nruk3fsf6i

Beyond Planning: Markets and Networks for Better Aid

Owen Barder
2009 Social Science Research Network  
A "collaborative market" for aid might include unbundling funding from aid management to create more explicit markets; better information gathered from the intended beneficiaries of aid; decentralized  ...  decision-making; a sharp increase in transparency and accountability of donor agencies; the publication of more information about results; pricing externalities; and new regulatory arrangements to make  ...  A better division of labour as envisaged in the Accra Agenda for Action may well be a desirable way of improving the effectiveness of aid; but the coordination mechanism envisaged here for bringing it  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1491103 fatcat:psaljy2grrdwvcxge7mufurn6y

Better Schools: A Values Perspective

William Hare, Clive Beck
1990 Canadian Journal of Education  
Moral education and 'preparation for participation in a democracy' are goals to which schools have traditionally paid much lip service.  ...  For example, 1 13 many jurisdictions is becoming less common; where it occurs, it often takes the form of arid textual analysis rather than reading for aesthetic enjoyment and development.  ...  There is in the larger society a 'sexual division of labour which is a major source of sex inequality.' '3 In response to the challenge of continuing sexism in schools and in the job market, some writers  ... 
doi:10.2307/1495152 fatcat:ok7sc5z6ljgzvpqdhuwm5nhcay

Harsh Punishment or Alternatives: Which is the Better Crime-prevention?

Helmut Kury
2017 Juridica International  
For the most part, state powers concentrate on the offender and his or her punishment, while the victim is 'used' as a witness in court proceedings.  ...  The name we use for these today is 'mediation' or 'restorative justice'.  ...  The UK government strongly supports mediation, which represents a quicker, simpler, and more eff ective way for couples who are separating to agree on how to divide their assets or arrange contact with  ... 
doi:10.12697/ji.2017.25.10 fatcat:m6xuaaxbsfg2bfmhd532epx2ou

Memory leads the way to better computing

H.-S. Philip Wong, Sayeef Salahuddin
2015 Nature Nanotechnology  
The goal of the study was to assay the state of the art, and not to either propose a potential system or prepare and propose a detailed roadmap for its development.  ...  i This page intentionally left blank. ii FOREWORD This document reflects the thoughts of a group of highly talented individuals from universities, industry, and research labs on what might be the challenges  ...  Newer processors are in many cases simpler than their predecessors to give better performance per unit power.  ... 
doi:10.1038/nnano.2015.29 pmid:25740127 fatcat:d6iiuuwcozbxlgn4kxxzdzwd4m

What Does Public Philosophy Do? (Hint: It Does Not Make Better Citizens)

Jack Russell Weinstein
2014 Essays in Philosophy  
In this article, I examine the purpose of public philosophy, challenging the claim that its goal is to create better citizens.  ...  I define public philosophy narrowly as the act of professional philosophers engaging with nonprofessionals, in a non-academic setting, with the specific aim of exploring issues philosophically.  ...  Allowing the famed Flat Earth Society rebuttal time whenever a news story involves space travel, for example, is not what either the equal time or fairness doctrines intend.  ... 
doi:10.7710/1526-0569.1488 fatcat:ar3k7h3bqzchzlqlu7rxgz5aqy

The Derivative Right: Or Why Copyright Law Protects Foxes Better than Hedgehogs

Daniel J. Gervais
2013 Social Science Research Network  
A better understanding of the derivative right would lead to a better understanding of its inherent limits and of external doctrines such as fair use.  ...  theory.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2233941 fatcat:2rsnr7ulpfabnawsmi6nt3p24m

Better Than Basic Income? Liberty, Equality, and the Regulation of Working Time

Matthew Dimick
2017 Indiana Law Review  
does not face the challenges of political and economic feasibility that confront basic income.  ...  market, remedy the impending problem of mass technology-induced unemployment-the "robot apocalypse"-and make possible meaningful lives for those otherwise dependent on menial work in the labor market.  ...  In fact, overtime regulation is a central feature of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), the same New Deal act that establishes federal minimum wage standards.  ... 
doi:10.18060/4806.1144 fatcat:ukyc6yxz5zbdfa5rkilaldtmiy

The Bigger, the Better: Coalitions in the GATT/WTO

Gabriel Cepaluni, Manoel Galdino, Amâncio Jorge de Oliveira
2012 Brazilian Political Science Review  
By building a unique database and applying a new research design to the topic, the study rigorously tests theories about coalitions that had previously only been proposed but not empirically analyzed.  ...  These cases show that the more convincing the framing of a position, the better are the chances of coalitions keeping a large number of followers and supporters, thereby affecting their odds of success  ...  It aggregates individual cases drawn from several studies into a single database bpsr The Bigger, the Better: Coalitions in the GATT/WTO for statistical analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s1981-38212012000200002 fatcat:v4lw3yuya5hxnheyxdzdyx66ki

Towards a Better Understanding of Lawyers' Judgmental Biases in Client Representation: The Role of Need for Cognitive Closure

James H. Stark, Maxim Milyavsky
2018 Social Science Research Network  
., Peter Toll Hoffman, Valuation of Cases for Settlement: Theory and Practice. 1991 J. DISP. RESOL. 1 (1991); Nancy A. Welsh, Fairness: Perceptions of Fairness in Negotiation, 87 MARQ. L.  ...  For example, the 1993 Experiment did not indicate whether the law students in its sample were comprised of first-year students only, or a combination of first-year and upper-division students, as in our  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3215860 fatcat:4tyajbk7w5clhfrg7jue7jdihq

Pension Policy: The Search for Better Solutions

John A. Turner
2010 Employment Research  
Turner has a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.  ...  He is the author of three previous books for the Upjohn Institute, including Individual Accounts for Social Security Reform: International Perspectives on the U.S. Debate, published in 2006.  ...  In theory, joint trusteeship better protects the interests of the employees than does relying on the good intentions of employers.  ... 
doi:10.17848/1075-8445.17(1)-2 fatcat:v72xplow2bectd2bb6dqjjdcx4
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