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The Special Master of the Federal September 11 Victim Compensation Fund discusses his role in distributing awards to victims of various tragedies. While the system has worked in the past, he ultimately concludes that it is not perfect and may not be the best model for the future.
Hon. Sir Grant Hammond
A New Zealand judge discusses inheritance law in New Zealand and in the United States. The lecture compares the two schemes and focuses on the principle of testamentary freedom.
Justice Paul M. Perell
An Ontario Superior Court justice highlights the good and bad qualities of class-action lawsuits. He analyzes the arguments of the critics and proponents, and he focuses on the rule of the judiciary in these lawsuits.