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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 22

    Federal judge dismisses challenge to Puerto Rico same-sex marriage ban

    Federal judge dismisses challenge to Puerto Rico same-sex marriage ban
    [JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Puerto Rico [official website] on Tuesday dismissed [opinion, PDF] a lawsuit challenging Puerto Rico's same-sex marriage ban. Puerto Rico Para Todos [advocacy website, in Spanish]…
  • Oct 22

    UN rights expert reports escalating violations against Iraq civilian

    UN rights expert reports escalating violations against Iraq civilian
    [JURIST] UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic [official website] on Monday expressed grave concern [press release] over escalating human rights violations by the Islamic State (IS) [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news…
  • Oct 22

    Egypt court sentences 7 Islamic militants to death

    Egypt court sentences 7 Islamic militants to death
    [JURIST] An Egyptian military tribunal on Tuesday confirmed the death sentences of seven Islamic militants who were convicted of killing army officers. The original charges [Al Ahram report] brought against the Islamic militants were shooting…
Rank this Week: 18

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 22

    Civil Rights Act at 50—Boston, MA

    Civil Rights Act at 50—Boston, MA
    Boston University School of Law presents The Civil Rights Act of 1964 at 50: Past, Present & Future Nov. 14-15, 2014. Hat tip: AALS.
  • Oct 22

    Book Review Symposium on War Powers and the Constitution—Boston, MA

    Book Review Symposium on War Powers and the Constitution—Boston, MA
    Boston University Law Review hosts its annual book symposium Oct. 30, 12-5:30. This year, the symposium pairs Steve Griffin’s Long Wars and the Constitution & Mariah Zeisberg’s War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional…
  • Oct 22

    Symposium Honoring Herbert Hovencamp—Iowa City, IA

    Symposium Honoring Herbert Hovencamp—Iowa City, IA
    The Iowa Law Review hosts a Centennial Symposium honoring the work of Professor Herbert Hovenkamp on Oct. 23-24, 2014. mw
Rank this Week: 48

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 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…
  • Oct 14

    Some Federal Judges More Overburdened Than Other

    Some Federal Judges More Overburdened Than Other
    The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University has issued a report on the workload of federal judges in the United States. They have found that while the number of criminal and civil filings in federal…
  • Oct 9

    Westlaw webinar

    Westlaw webinar
    Westlaw is offering the following free webinars during the month of October.  If you are wondering where all of your favorite features and tools on Westlaw Classic are located on WestlawNext? There are webinars that will help you…
Rank this Week: 4408

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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