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    • Observations on Recent Efforts to Deter Frivolous Papers in the Illinois Circuit Courts 

      Parness, Jeffrey A. (1990)
      Recently, significant legislative initiatives have been made to deter the filing of frivolous papers in the Illinois Circuit Courts. These initiatives authorize the imposition of sanctions on those who file litigation ...
    • Observed effects of horizontal surface temperature variations on the atmosphere over a Mid-west watershed during CASES 97 

      Grossman, R.; Yates, D.; LeMone, M.; Wesely, M.L.; Song, J. (American Geophysical Union, 2005-03)
      The association between 10-km scale horizontal variation of radiometric surface temperature (Ts) and aircraft-derived fluxes of sensible heat (H) and moisture (LE) is the focus of this work. We use aircraft, surface, ...
    • The Oddly Perverse Consequences of Mandatory Sentencing Enhancements 

      Falkoff, Marc D. (Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, 2013-08-19)
      In June, the Illinois 2nd District Appellate Court reversed the first-degree murder conviction of defendant Gareng Deng under rather unusual circumstances. Deng, who pleaded guilty to a killing in 2009 in exchange for 35 ...
    • Old-Fashioned Pregnancy, Newly-Fashioned Paternity 

      Parness, Jeffrey A. (2003)
      This paper explores contemporary American laws on paternity as of the time of the live birth of a child conceived through sexual intercourse. In doing so it necessarily examines the roles of biological ties in all ...
    • On behalf of the consequence argument: time, modality, and the nature of free action 

      Finch, Alicia (Springer, 2011-09-13)
      The consequence argument for the incompatibility of free action and determinism has long been under attack, but two important objections have only recently emerged: Warfield’s modal fallacy objection and Campbell’s no ...
    • On Optimal Designs for Nonlinear Models: A General and Efficient Algorithm 

      Yang, Min; Biedermann, Stefanie; Tang, Yihui (Elina) (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
      Finding optimal designs for nonlinear models is challenging in general. Although some recent results allow us to focus on a simple subclass of designs for most problems, deriving a specific optimal design still mainly ...
    • On the Classical Limits of Physics 

      Allori, Valia; Zanghì, Nino (Springer Netherlands, 2009-01)
      Contrary to the widespread belief, the problem of the emergence of classical mechanics from quantum mechanics is still open. In spite of many results of the standard approach, it is not yet clear how to explain within ...
    • On the Common Structure of Bohmian Mechanics and the Ghirardi–Rimini–Weber Theory 

      Allori, Valia; Goldstein, Sheldon; Tumulka, Roderich; Zanghi, Nino (British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 2008-07-11)
      Bohmian mechanics and the Ghirardi–Rimini–Weber theory provide opposite resolutions of the quantum measurement problem: the former postulates additional variables (the particle positions) besides the wave function, whereas ...
    • On the episodic nature of derecho-producing convective systems in the United States 

      Ashley, Walker S.; Mote, T.L.; Bentley, M.L. (Royal Meteorological Society, 2005)
      Convectively generated windstorms occur over broad temporal and spatial scales; however, one of the larger-scale and most intense of these windstorms has been given the name ‘derecho’. This study illustrates the tendency ...
    • On the Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics 

      Allori, Valia (Vuibert, 2013-02)
    • On the Origin of Microbial ORFans: Quantifying the Strength of the Evidence for Viral Lateral Transfer 

      Yin, Yanbin; Fischer, Daniel (BioMed Central, 2006-08)
      Background:The origin of microbial ORFans, ORFs having no detectable homology to other ORFs in the databases, is one of the unexplained puzzles of the post-genomic era. Several hypothesis on the origin of ORFans have ...
    • One-to-One and One-to-Many Business Relationship Marketing: Toward a Theoretical Framework 

      Niculescu, Mihai; Payne, Collin R.; Krishnan, Vijaykumar (Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing, 2013-04)
      Purpose. This work addresses mixed findings in relationship marketing literature regarding the importance of micro-level (interpersonal) relationships on firm outcome. MethodobgylApproach: The article leverages impression ...
    • Operations management and the resource based view: another view 

      Bromiley, Philip; Rau, Devaki (Elsevier B.V., 2015-12)
      This paper evaluates the usefulness of the resource-based view (RBV) to the field of operations management. Based on the seminal RBV articles, we argue that using the RBV does not align with the objectives and activities ...
    • Optimal Resource Allocation with Time-varying Marketing Effectiveness, Margins and Costs 

      Raman, Kalyan; Mantrala, Murali K.; Sridhar, Shrihari; Tang, Yihui (Elina) (Elsevier, 2012)
      The importance of optimal marketing communications mix decisions is well-recognized by both marketing scholars and practitioners. A significant volume of work has addressed the problem of dynamic marketing mix optimization ...
    • Organizing the State: The “New Labor Law” Seen from the Bottom-Up 

      Oswalt, Michael M.; Marzán, César F. Rosado (Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, 2018)
      U.S. labor and employment law is broken. Evidence of the decay can be gleaned from the steep decline in unions and collective bargaining, inadequate employment protections, ineffective enforcement of many employment laws, ...
    • The Origin of Man'yogana 

      Bentley, John R. (Cambridge University Press, 2001-02)
      Article discusses the origin and development of man'yogana, a phonetic writing system used in the early period of Japanese history.
    • The Origins of Monumental Architecture in Ancient Hawai'i 

      Kolb, Michael (University of Chicago Press, 2006)
      At the time of European contact in AD 1778, chiefs in the Hawaiian archipelago had implemented a temple network that helped reaffirm an ideology of kingship, feudalize land ownership, impose ritual control over labor and ...
    • Osmotic characteristics and fertility of murine spermatozoa collected in different solutions 

      Benson, James D.; Wei, Si; Men, Hongsheng; Critser, John K. (Society for Reproduction and Fertility, 2009-02)
      Osmotic stress is an important factor that can result in cell damage during cryopreservation. Before ejaculation or collection for cryopreservation, murine spermatozoa are stored in epididymal fluid, a physiologically ...
    • Overcorrecting Jury Instruction Errors 

      Falkoff, Marc D. (Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, 2014-02-18)
      In November, a state appellate court threw out the first-degree murder conviction of Daniel Belknap, who had been found guilty in the beating death of a young girl in 2006. The Illinois Supreme Court is now deciding whether ...
    • An Overview of Investor Sentiment in Stock Market 

      Chang, Amy; Yu, Shaokun; Reinstein, Alan; Churyk, Natalie T. (Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, 2015-02)
      Investing decisions affect many individuals. Investment sentiment, a metric seeking to quantify the expectations of future returns, can cause counterintuitive individual actions. To help individuals with investment ...