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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/
  • Feb 5

    Tajikistan court approves constitutional amendments removing limit on presidential term

    Tajikistan court approves constitutional amendments removing limit on presidential term
    The Constitutional Court of Tajikistan [official website] has affirmed the legality of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of Tajikistan [text] that would allow the possibility of current President Emomali Rahmon [BBC profile] remaining…
  • Feb 5

    Federal judge rules UN ambassador not immune from bribery prosecution

    Federal judge rules UN ambassador not immune from bribery prosecution
    Judge Vernon Broderick for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] ruled on Thursday that suspended Deputy UN Ambassador Francis Lorenzo cannot claim diplomatic immunity on bribery charges. Lorenzo,…
  • Feb 5

    UN urges elimination of female genital mutilation by 2030

    UN urges elimination of female genital mutilation by 2030
    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [official profile] in a statement [press release] released on Friday urged all concerned countries to eliminate female genital mutilation (FGM) by 2030, calling it a “violent practice” scarring…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Feb 5

    Hall of Justice, new database of criminal justice across the U.S.

    Hall of Justice, new database of criminal justice across the U.S.
    A new database called "Hall of Justice" was announced today by the Sunlight Foundation. According to the announcement, "Hall of Justice is a robust, searchable inventory of publicly available criminal justice datasets and research. While not…
  • Feb 5

    GPO Launches Beta of govinfo.gov, eventually to replace FDsy

    GPO Launches Beta of govinfo.gov, eventually to replace FDsy
    The Government Publishing Office has announced the beta launch of govinfo.gov, a new platform for federal government information that will eventually replace FDsys, GPO’s current digital archive, in 2017. According to the…
  • Feb 4

    Task Force on Federal Corrections issues sweeping report

    Task Force on Federal Corrections issues sweeping report
    The Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections has issued a Report titled "Transforming Prisons, Restoring Lives" (132 p. pdf) that makes a set of recommendations to reform the federal justice system, enhance public safety, and save the…
Rank this Week: 866

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
  • Feb 4

    Colloquia/Workshops (Brooklyn, NY)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Brooklyn, NY)
    Brooklyn Law School John Pfaff, Fordham University School of Law, presents today as part of the Faculty Workshop Series.
  • Feb 4

    Colloquia/Workshops (Chicago, IL)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Chicago, IL)
    Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law Leemore S. Dafny, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, presents today as part of the Soshnick Colloquium on Law and Economics: The Price Effects of Cross-Market...
  • Feb 3

    Colloquia/Workshops (Atlanta, GA)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Atlanta, GA)
    Emory University School of Law Jide Nzelibe, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, presents today the paper entitled The Illusion of the Free Trade Constitution.
Rank this Week: 16

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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