Laura E. Little

Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law

1719 N. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Internet Defamation, Freedom of Expression, and the Lessons of Private International Law for the United States

European Yearbook of Private International Law, Vol. 14, 2012, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-03
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2013
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 654 (20,874)

Abstract:

internet, defamation, conflict of laws, choice of law, private international law, SPEECH Act, libel tourism, judgment recognition and enforcement, foreign country judgments, First Amendment exceptionalism, public policy exception, personal jurisdiction, choice of law

2.

Just a Joke: Defamatory Humor and Incongruity's Promise

Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 21, 2011, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-25
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 02 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2010
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 614 (27,410)

Abstract:

Defamation, First Amendment, United States Constitution, Free Speech, Humor, Comedy, Joke, Opinion, Australian Constitution, Rhetorical Hyperbole, Epithet, Protected Speech

3.

Regulating Funny: Humor and the Law

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 94, 2009, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-64
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 04 May 2008 Last Revised: 09 May 2008
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 430 (45,569)
Citation 1

Abstract:

comedy, humor, jokes, funny, parody, satire, contract, trademark infringement, social norms, law and society, sexual harassment, incongruity humor, superiority humor, release humor, puns, employment discrimination

4.

Internet Choice of Law Governance

China Private International Law Forum, 2012, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2012-20
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2012
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 352 (61,504)

Abstract:

choice of law, conflict of law, internet, libel tourism, first amendment, choice of law methodology, cyberspace, free expression, international conflict of laws, private international law

5.

Insights on Key Conflict of Laws Concepts: The Federal Government's Role and Judgment Recognition and Enforcement

Aspen Casebook Series, Wolters Kluwer, 2013, Forthcoming, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-42
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 217 (109,232)

Abstract:

conflict of laws, choice of law, stare decisis, forum shopping, Erie doctrine, Restatement (Second) of Conflict of Laws, forum selection, public policy exception, private international law, same sex marriage, SPEECH Act, libel tourism, judgment recognition, judgment enforcement

6.

Lessons of Yugoslav Rape Trials: A Role for Conspiracy Law in International Tribunals

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 88, p. 30, 2003
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Nov 2008
Richard Palmer Barrett and Laura E. Little
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 152 (138,744)

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international law, criminal law, war crimes, international crimes, international criminal tribunals, international criminal court, international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, mass rape, command responsibility, joint enterprise, conspiracy, theories of criminal liability

7.

Insights on Key Concepts of Forum Choice and Choice of Law Methodology

Aspen Casebook Series, Wolters Kluwer, Forthcoming 2013, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-19
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 May 2012 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 143 (145,122)

Abstract:

conflict of laws, choice of law, forum shopping, forum selection, public policy exception, party autonomy, race to the bottom, private international law, same sex marriage, domicile, citizenship, depecage, contractual choice of law clauses

8.

Transnational Guidance in Terrorism Cases

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-06, George Washington University International Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 136 (170,679)
Citation 1

Abstract:

terrorism, transnational norms, comparative law, constitutional law, national security, foreign relations law, international law

9.

Conflict of Laws Structure and Vision: Updating a Venerable Discipline

Georgia State University Law Review, Forthcoming, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper 2014-24
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 123 (127,167)

Abstract:

Conflict of Laws, choice of law, judgment recognition, judgment enforcement, federalism, globalism, sovereignty, race to the bottom, lex fori, same-sex marriage, framing, internet regulation, mass tort litigation, rules and standards, formalism, functionalism, framing, forum shopping, Int. Law

10.

Laughing at Censorship

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Forthcoming, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-21
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 May 2015
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 122 (107,822)

Abstract:

Censorship, Humor, Freedom of Communication, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Expression, Popular culture, Comedy, Stand up comedians, unnecessary censorship, benign violation, jokes, incongruity, law and humanities, law and literature, loyalty to national ideals

11.

Adjudication and Emotion

Florida Coastal Law Journal, Vol. 3, p. 205, 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Mar 2009
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 118 (165,022)

Abstract:

law and emotion, adjudication, judiciary, therapeutic jurisprudence, jealousy, envy, disgust, hate, loyalty, gratitude, empathy, sympathy, law and psychology, decision making, psychology, emotion theory, human nature, impartiality, judicial independence, judicial competence

12.

Negotiating the Tangle of Law and Emotion

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 974, 2001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Oct 2008
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 117 (172,635)
Citation 4

Abstract:

interdisciplinary studies, law and psychology, law and society, emotion, cognition, legal theory, criminal law, adjudication, decision making, rationality

13.

Characterization and Legal Discourse

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 46, p. 372, 1996
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Oct 2008
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 112 (178,685)

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legal education, rhetoric, advocacy, persuasion, legal argument, interdisciplinary studies, professional responsibility, legal problem-solving, conflict of laws, jurisprudence, characterization, spinning, frame shifting

14.

Empowerment Through Restraint: Reverse Preemption or Hybrid Lawmaking?

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 59, 2009, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-8
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2009
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 109 (199,558)

Abstract:

federal jurisdiction, procedural default, hybrid law, hybridity, choice of law, conflict of laws, preemption, Medellin, Butner, Erie doctrine, bankruptcy, foreign affairs, foreign law, transnational law

15.

Hairsplitting and Complexity in Conflict of Laws: The Paradox of Formalism

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 925, 2004
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 98 (188,678)
Citation 1

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conflict of laws, choice of law, formalism, functionalism, adjudication, legal theory, federalism, state law, rhetoric, rhetorical devices, jurisprudence, Better Rule of Law, center of gravity, governmental interest analysis, procedural law, substantive law, Erie

16.

Teaching Federal Courts: From Bottom Line to Mystery

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-79, St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 53, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 93 (229,297)

Abstract:

Federal Courts, Education, Pedagogy, Taxonomy, Paradigm, Indeterminacy, Ideological motives, current events, federal jurisdiction, United States Supreme Court

17.

Envy and Jealousy: A Study of Separation of Powers and Judicial Review

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 52, No. 1, November 2000
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 10 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2008
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 92 (217,217)
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18.

Hiding with Words: Obfuscation, Avoidance, and Federal Jurisdiction Opinions

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 1, 1998
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 10 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2008
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 78 (221,665)
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19.

Legal Restriction and Protection of Humor

Encyclopedia of Humor, Salvatore Attardo, ed., Sage, 2014, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-18
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 29 May 2014
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 65 (239,041)

Abstract:

humor, comedy, lawyer joke, regulation of humor, regulation of jokes, First Amendment, intellectual property, contract, trademark violation, employment discrimination, incongruity

20.

The ABA's Role in Prescreening Federal Judicial Candidates: Are We Ready to Give Up on the Lawyers?

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Oct 2001
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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21.

Loyalty, Gratitude, and the Federal Judiciary

American University Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 699, 1995
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 46 (281,929)

Abstract:

judicial appointment, judicial selection, nomination, confirmation, federal judges, federal judiciary, law and emotion, societal norms, judicial duty, constitutional law, Article III, conflict of interest, adjudication, impartiality, loyalty, gratitude, decisionmaking, judicial bias

22.

It's about Time: Unraveling Standing and Equitable Ripeness

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 933, 1993
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Jul 2009
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 38 (339,386)
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justiciability, Article III jurisdiction, standing doctrine, injunction, equitable relief, prospective relief, civil rights, remedies, federalism, federal courts, federal jurisdiction, likelihood of harm, immediacy of harm, imminence, ripeness

23.

An Excursion into the Uncharted Waters of the Seventeenth Amendment

Temple Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 629, 1991
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 31 (368,556)

Abstract:

constitutional law, Seventeenth Amendment, Pennsylvania law, right to vote, democratic elections, franchise, United States Senate, direct election of Senators, major-party nominations, state election procedures, judicial candor, John Heinz, constitutional rights, Trinsey, United States v. Classic

24.

Out of Woods and into the Rules: The Relationship between State Foreign Corporation Door-Closing Statutes and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 17(B)

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 72, 1986
Posted: 03 Apr 2009
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law

Abstract:

choice of law, federal court jurisdiction, Rules Enabling Act, Rules of Decision Act, Erie doctrine, state substantive law, diversity jurisdiction, door-closing statute, state foreign corporation law, choice of law, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 17(b), diversity of

25.

The Future of the Federal Judiciary

Temple Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 1151, 1997
Posted: 09 Dec 1998
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law

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