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JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 3

    Louisiana officials must grant same-sex marriage licenses, federal judge order

    Louisiana officials must grant same-sex marriage licenses, federal judge order
    [JURIST] A federal judge issued a court order [order, PDF] on Thursday that all Louisiana officials must grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples [JURIST news archive]. The order, issued by Judge Martin Feldman [official profile] of the US…
  • Jul 3

    Russian lawmakers vote to adopt privacy law

    Russian lawmakers vote to adopt privacy law
    [JURIST] Russian parliament [official website] members on Friday voted for a bill that forces online search engines to remove search results about a person at that person’s request. The new law will allow [AP report] a person to request…
  • Jul 3

    US court: Unpaid internships legal if they boost education

    US court: Unpaid internships legal if they boost education
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] on Thursday ruled [opinion, PDF] that unpaid internships are legal when they are tied to the intern’s education. The decision reverses [Reuters report] a lower…
Rank this Week: 31

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Important FOIA decision for TRAC

    Important FOIA decision for TRAC
    the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University reports that in an important FOIA decision, Judge Christopher R. Cooper of the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia has ruled that the purpose of TRAC is…
  • Jul 2

    2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    ABA Journal reports that Deborah Johnson has been awarded the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction for The Secret of Magic. The prize is intended for the best novel-length work of fiction published that year to illuminate the role of…
  • Jun 19

    European Court of Human Rights agrees websites are responsible for user comment

    European Court of Human Rights agrees websites are responsible for user comment
    Slashdot reports that a recent ruling from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of Delfi AS v. Estonia has found it perfectly acceptable to hold websites responsible for comments left by users. In the surprise…
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Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 28

Failed Evidence

Failed Evidence

Covers arrests, prosecutions, and news relating to: criminal court cases, scientific evidence, eyewitness evidence, exonerated convicts, innocence, injustice, and the law enforcement system's general resistance to science. By David A. Harris.

http://failedevidence.wordpress.com/
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