This lesson explores the countless "administrative" searches governed by the Fourth Amendment that occur every day without warrants or probable cause, in public schools, jails and prisons, factories and offices, and at vehicle checkpoints and border crossings.
2L-3L Upper Level Topics
This lesson will cover the general area of adoption law and is designed as an introduction for those students who have not studied the subject and as a review for those students who have.
This Aviation lesson explores the liability of air traffic controllers when damage is caused under the direction of these federal employees.
This lesson includes a discussion of the qualifications of aircraft mechanics and inspectors; and accidents and harm caused by a failure to adequately maintain aircraft.
This lesson examines the Federal Aviation Regulations Part 67: Medical Standards and Certification (14 C.F.R. § 67 et. seq. ). Additionally, it explores the options for airmen when medical certification is denied, suspended, or revoked. The reasons for these abjurations and the appeal process are also explained. Finally, a series of cases is presented to help illustrate the enforcement action.
Airport categories can be split into two types, public-use and private use. At the same time airport ownership is broken into two categories as well, private ownership and public ownership. However, airport categories and ownership do not line up along the same lines - there exist privately owned, public use airports. This lesson seeks to distinguish between public and private ownership of airports as well as their powers available to each.
Please note that the opinions and views expressed in this lesson are solely those of the author.
This lesson reviews the general law of alimony. It focuses on the differences between alimony and property distribution; the gender implications, justifications, eligibility, amount and duration of alimony; the forms of alimony; and alimony modification. This lesson does not discuss compensatory spousal payments under the American Law Institute's Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution, which are addressed in a separate CALI lesson.
When a preliminary or temporary injunction has been entered against a defendant, and the defendant believes that injunction is wrongfully issued, he has three choices in resisting the injunction: disobey and risk contempt; move to modify or terminate; or appeal. This lesson explores that third option.
This lesson was written as a review of the material covered in Chapter 10 of the CALI e-book Wetlands Law: A Course Source. The lesson reviews the administrative appeals process for Corps' actions implementing Section 404, judicial review of the actions of EPA and the Corps under the Clean Water Act, and federal and citizen enforcement of the Clean Water Act.
This lesson explores the protection of architectural works (building designs) both under the 1976 Copyright Act and after adoption of the Architectural Works Copyright Protection Act of 1990.
This lesson examines the definition of a partnership. It highlights the definition of a partnership and how it differs from the sole proprietorship (the only other business organization that exists without first satisfying formal filing requirements).
This lesson explores the constitutional limitations on agency adjudicative authority stemming from Article III's commitment of the judicial power to Article III courts.