Raymond H. Brescia

Albany Law School

Hon. Harold R. Tyler Chair in Law and Technology and Professor of Law

80 New Scotland Avenue

Albany, NY 12208

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Capital in Chaos: The Subprime Mortgage Crisis and the Social Capital Response

Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 56, pp. 271-318, 2008
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Apr 2008
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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subprime mortgage crisis, mortgage discrimination, law and trust

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Embracing Disruption: How Technological Change in the Delivery of Legal Services Can Improve Access to Justice

Albany Law Review, Vol. 78, 2014, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 6 for 2015-2016
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 28 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
Albany Law School, Albany Law School, Albany Law School, Albany Law School and Albany Law School
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Access to Justice, Innovator's Dilemma, Unauthorized Practice of Law

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The Cost of Inequality: Social Distance, Predatory Conduct, and the Financial Crisis

NYU Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 66, 2010, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 10-20
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2011
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Financial Crisis, Economic Inequality, Racial Inequality, Financial Reform, Mortgage Reform, Subprime Mortgage Crisis

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Uber for Lawyers: The Transformative Potential of a Sharing Economy Approach to the Delivery of Legal Services

64 Buffalo Law Review 745 (2016) , Albany Law School Working Papers Series No. 16 for 2015-2016
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2016
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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sharing economy, legal profession, access to justice

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The Iqbal Effect: The Impact of New Pleadings Standards in Employment and Housing Discrimination Litigation

Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 100, pp. 235-288, 2011-2012
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Federal Pleadings Standards, Civil Rights

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Subprime Communities: Reverse Redlining, the Fair Housing Act and Emerging Issues in Litigation Regarding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

Albany Government Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 164, 2009
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2009
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Regulating the Sharing Economy: New and Old Insights into an Oversight Regime for the Peer-to-Peer Economy

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 1, p. 87 (2016), Albany Law School Working Papers Series No. 15 for 2015-2016
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2016
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Sharing Economy, Legal Profession

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Part of the Disease or Part of the Cure: The Financial Crisis and the Community Reinvestment Act

University of South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 617, 2009
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Community Reinvestment Act, Financial Crisis

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Tainted Loans: The Value of a Mass Torts Approach in Subprime Mortgage Litigation

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 78, 2009 , Albany Law School Research Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 17 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2010
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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financial crisis, subprime mortgage crisis, mass torts

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Leverage: State Enforcement Actions in the Wake of the Robo-Sign Scandal

Maine Law Review, Vol. 64, p. 17, 2011, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 10-38
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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The Politics of Procedure: An Empirical Analysis of Motion Practice in Civil Rights Litigation Under the New Plausibility Standard

Akron Law Review, Vol. 46, 2013 (Forthcoming), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 5 for 2013-2014
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 May 2013 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Raymond H. Brescia and Edward Ohanian
Albany Law School and Albany Law School
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civil procedure, Bell Atlantic v. Twombly, Ashcroft v. Iqbal

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Trust in the Shadows: Law, Behavior and Financial Re-Regulation

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 5, p. 1361, December 2009, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 16 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2011
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Financial Crisis, Regulatory Reform

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Introduction to How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the Face of Population Flows, Climate Change, and Economic Inequality

How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the Face of Population Flows, Climate Change, and Economic Inequality, Taylor & Francis, Forthcoming, Albany Law School Working Papers Series No. 24 for 2015-2016, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-13
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 May 2016 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
Raymond H. Brescia and John Travis Marshall
Albany Law School and Georgia State University - College of Law
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Climate Change, Economic Inequality, Cities, Urban Planning, Economic Development

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The Community Reinvestment Act: Guilty, but Not as Charged

Albany Law School Research Paper No. 23 for 2012-2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2014
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Community Reinvestment Act, Financial Crisis, Redlining

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Who's in Charge Anyway? A Proposal for Community-Based Legal Services

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 25, p. 831, 1998, Albany Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Aug 2010
Raymond H. Brescia, Robin Sabrina Golden and Robert A. Solomon
Albany Law School, Yale University - Law School and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Low-Income Communities, Legal Services, Community-Based Legal Services

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Line in the Sand: Progressive Lawyering, 'Master Communities', and a Battle for Affordable Housing in New York City

Albany Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 3, p. 715, 2010, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Apr 2010
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Financial Crisis, Progressive Lawyering

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What We Know and Need to Know About Disruptive Innovation

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 67, 2016, Albany Law School Working Papers Series No. 26 for 2015-2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 May 2016
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Disruptive Innovation, Innovators Dilemma, Access to Justice, Law and Technology, Innovation, Law Schools, Legal Profession

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Scoring the Banks: Building a Behaviorally Informed Community Impact Report Card for Financial Institutions

18 Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law 339 (2013), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 12 for 2012-2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2013
Raymond H. Brescia and Sonia Steinway
Albany Law School and Yale Law School
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Behavioral Economics, Trust in the Financial System

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Beyond Balls and Strikes: Towards a Problem-Solving Ethic in Foreclosure Proceedings

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 59, 2008, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2009
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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foreclosure, subprime, mortgage, problem-solving courts

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The Price of Crisis: Eminent Domain, Local Governments, and the Value of Underwater Mortgages

Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 24, 2014, Forthcoming, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 6 for 214-2015
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Raymond H. Brescia and Nicholas Martin
Albany Law School and Albany Law School
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Eminent Domain, Financial Crisis

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Law and Social Innovation: Lawyering in the Conceptual Age

Albany Law Review, Vol. 80, Forthcoming, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 7 for 2016-2017
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 25 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2018
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Social Innovation, Law Schools

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Through a Glass, Clearly: Reflections on Team Lawyering, Clinically Taught

61 New York Law School Law Review, 87 (2016-2017) , Albany Law School Working Papers Series No. 18 for 2015-2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Clinical Legal Education, Innovation, Creativity

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When Interests Converge: An Access-to-Justice Mission for Law Schools

Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy, Volume XXIV, Number 2, Winter 2017, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 1 for 2016-2017
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Crisis Management: Strategies for the Disposition of Federally Owned and Foreclosed Homes

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Raymond H. Brescia, Elizabeth A. Kelly and John Travis Marshall
Albany Law School, Yale University - Law School and Georgia State University - College of Law
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Sheltering Counsel: Towards a Right to a Lawyer in Eviction Proceedings

Touro Law Review, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 04 Feb 2009
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Right to Counsel

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Introduction: The Criminalization of Mental Illness

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Criminalization of Mental Illness

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Civil Society and Civil Justice: Teaching with Technology to Help Close the Justice Gap for Non-Profit Organizations

29 Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology 16 (2019)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2019
Raymond H. Brescia, Alexandria Decatur and Julia Kosineski
Albany Law School, Albany Law School and Albany Law School
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Access to Justice and Technology, Civil Society

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Using Technology to Improve Rural Access to Justice

17 Government, Law and Policy Journal 58 (2018), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 2 for 2018-2019
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2018
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Access to Justice, Rural America, Technology

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The Downside of Disruption: The Risks Associated with Transformational Change in the Delivery of Legal Services

2 New York Law School IMPACT 113 (2016), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 8 for 2016-2017
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2017
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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On Public Plaintiffs and Private Harms: The Standing of Municipalities in Climate Change, Firearms and Financial Crisis Litigation

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, Vol. 24, p. 7, 2010, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 10-19
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Standing, Climate Change Litigation, Financial Crisisc Nuis Litigation, Firearms Litigation, Publiance

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On Objects and Sovereigns: The Emerging Frontiers of State Standing

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 2, 363, 2018, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 1 for 2017-2018
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2018
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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State Standing, Immigration Ban

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On Tipping Points and Nudges: Review of Cass Sunstein's How Change Happens

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 May 2019
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Social Change, Nudges

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Four Questions at the Intersection of the Legal Profession and Technology, for Both Evangelists and Skeptics

Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 26, 2016 (Forthcoming), Albany Law School Working Papers Series No. 25 for 2015-2016
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 May 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Technology, Access to Justice

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A CRA for the 21st Century: Congress Considers the Community Reinvestment Modernization Act of 2009

Banking & Financial Services Policy Report , Vol. 28, No. 10, pp. 1-15, 2009, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2010
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Financial Crisis, Community Reinvestment Act, Financial Re-Regulation

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Procedural Justice and International Human Rights: Towards a Procedural Jurisprudence for Human Rights Tribunals

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 18, p. 559, 1993
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Aug 2010
Raymond H. Brescia and Gates Garrity-Rokous
Albany Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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human rights, human rights systems, regional human rights

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Creative Lawyering for Social Change

35 Georgia State University Law Review 529
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 05 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2019
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Social Change

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Ranking New York's Banks: Comparing the Products and Services of the Nineteen Largest Banks Serving Consumers in the Empire State

Albany Law School Research Paper No. 8 for 2017-2018
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Raymond H. Brescia and Ralph Scunziano
Albany Law School and Independent
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Financial Institutions, Index, Consumer Rights

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Government, Law, and Policy Journal: Rural Justice in New York State - Challenges and Recommendations

Government, Law and Policy Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 22 Mar 2018
Albany Law School - Government Law Center, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, Rural Law Center of New York, Inc., Rural Law Center of New York, Inc., The Legal Project, Independent, Government of the State of New York - New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services, Independent, Independent, Technocracy News, New York State Assembly, Independent, Independent, Independent, Albany Law School, Albany Law School and Independent
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Understanding Institutions: A Multi-Dimensional Approach

University of New Hampshire Law Review, Volume 17, P. 1 (2018), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 8 for 2018-2019
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2018
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Comparative Institutional Analysis

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Safe at Home: Considering a Right to Counsel in Civil Cases as a State Constitutional Matter

MAKING A MODERN CONSTITUTION: THE PROSPECTS FOR CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM IN NEW YORK (Scott Fein and Rose Mary Bailly, eds.) (NYSBA, 2016) , Albany Law School Working Papers Series No. 9 for 2016-2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Access to Justice, State Constitutions

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When Cities Sue: The Standing of Municipalities in Nuisance Litigation to Combat Climate Change

GREENING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: LEGAL STRATEGIES FOR PROMOTING SUSTAINABILITY, EFFICIENCY, AND FISCAL SAVINGS, K. Hirokawa & P. Salkin, eds., American Bar Association, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 May 2012
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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climate change, standing, civil procedure

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The Strength of Digital Ties: Virtual Networks, Norm-Generating Communities, and Collective Action Problems

122 Dickinson Law Review 479, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 13 for 2018-2019
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 May 2018 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2018
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Social Capital, Social Media, Norms

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Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Petitioner in U.S. v. Castleman

Albany Law School Research Paper No. 7 for 2013-2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jan 2014
Albany Law School, Independent, Independent and Albany Law School
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Domestic Violence, Regulation of Firearms

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Brief of Members of Congress as Amici Curiae on Behalf of Respondents in the Matter Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project before the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Constitutional Accountability Center, Independent, Constitutional Accountability Center, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Independent, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and Albany Law School
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Travel Ban, Establishment Clause, Immigration and Nationality Act, Immigration Law, Separation of Powers, Executive Authority

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Brief Amicus Curiae of FlyersRights.Org in Support of Respondent in Department of Homeland Security v. MacLean

Albany Law School Research Paper No. 4 for 2015-2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
Raymond H. Brescia and Robert A. Heverly
Albany Law School and Albany Law School
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whistleblower protection, national security, travel, safety, aviation, Transportation

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Dominance and Disintermediation: Subversive Stories and Counter-Narratives of Cooperation

Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 27, 2018, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 18 for 2018-2019
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2018
Raymond H. Brescia
Albany Law School
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Narrative