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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/
  • Oct 25

    French appeals court approves extradition of former Kazakhstan energy minister

    French appeals court approves extradition of former Kazakhstan energy minister
    [JURIST] An appellate court in Lyon, France has upheld the extradition of Mukhtar Ablyazov [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], Kazakhstan's former energy minister accused of misappropriating USD $6 billion from BTA Bank [corporate website].…
  • Oct 25

    UN human rights office urges Kyrgyzstan to reject discriminatory LGBT bill

    UN human rights office urges Kyrgyzstan to reject discriminatory LGBT bill
    [JURIST] Ravina Shamdasani, a spokesperson for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) [official website], on Friday urged the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan [official website, in Kyrgyz] to reject proposed legislation…
  • Oct 24

    Bangladesh war crimes convict dies in prison

    Bangladesh war crimes convict dies in prison
    [JURIST] A former Bangladeshi Islamist party leader, who was imprisoned for war crimes last year, died on Thursday of a heart attack in a prison cell of a government hospital. Ghulam Azam was 91 when his life support was removed [AP report]…
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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
  • Oct 24

    “Survivors” Domestic Violence Conference – Gainesville, FL

    “Survivors” Domestic Violence Conference – Gainesville, FL
    The University of Florida Levin College of Law hosts “Survivors” Domestic Violence Conference Oct. 30-31, 2014. “The conference will focus on victims of domestic violence who became defendants in the criminal justice system…
  • Oct 24

    Berkman Center for Internet & Society Fellowships—Cambridge, MA

    Berkman Center for Internet & Society Fellowships—Cambridge, MA
    The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has opened its annual call for fellowship applications. This opportunity is for those who wish to spend the 2015-2016 academic year in residence in Cambridge, MA as part of…
  • Oct 24

    Legal Education and Access to Justice—Nottingham, UK

    Legal Education and Access to Justice—Nottingham, UK
    Nottingham Law School’s Centre for Legal Education presents Legal Education and Access to Justice June 19-21, 2015. The proposal deadline is Feb. 6, 2015. For details, see Nottingham Conference Legal Ed & ATJ 2015. mw
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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/
  • Oct 23

    Asimov on creativity

    Asimov on creativity
    The MIT Technology Review has published an essay titled "On Creativity" that was written by famous scientist and author Isaac Asimov, who died in 1992.  The essay was written in 1959, when Asimov was considering joining an MIT project…
  • Oct 23

    Homeland Security Digital Library on Pandemic

    Homeland Security Digital Library on Pandemic
    The Homeland Security Digital Library's fall 2014 newsletter provides timely information and links to documents about communicable diseases and pandemics. Potentially deadly communicable diseases require additional vigilance and knowledge…
  • Oct 22

    Write like an academic

    Write like an academic
    Suffering from writer's block?  The University of Chicago has a webpage called "the Virtual Academic: write your own academic sentence" that can get you started. They provide 4 different dropdown boxes with academic phrases that will…
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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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