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31 Aug 2014, 8:40 pm by Editor
SecondCircuitMap.png In mortgage fraud prosecution, government provided oral notice of its intent to introduce self-authenticating business records but failed to provide written notice as required under FRE 902(11); Second Circuit concludes that the record supported a finding that actual notice had been provided, while "caution[ing] that parties fail to comply with the Rule 902(11)’s written notice requirements at their own risk," in United States v. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 6:44 pm by Kevin O'Keefe
As Vint Cerf, recognized as one of the fathers of the Internet and cited by Bell, says News Corp trucks and Tesco are now longer principal sources of news, “It is an algorithm governing how items are displayed to the billion active users on Facebook. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 6:24 pm by Lawrence B. Ebert
A Washington Times post begins:When the Chinese government announced in April it was establishing a government-controlled patent-operations fund in April, there were few people besides Asian trade analysts who gave the news much attentionThe Chinese are investing big money in the patent fund:The Beijing-backed effort, Ruichuan IPR Funds, was seeded with the equivalent of nearly $50 billion to assist in “the development and acquisition of core patents to boost market power and… [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 6:13 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 371 Gifts, Hospitality & the Government Contractor Jessica Tillipman The George Washington University Law School Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2014 2 285 The... [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 6:06 pm by Michael Lumer
Not surprisingly, the government wants the right to read these missives. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 4:42 pm by Adam Levitin
But it should be no surprise, then, when the government ends up on the hook. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 3:45 pm by Sarah A. Altschuller
In the coming weeks, the U.S. federal government is expected to release amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) that are intended to strengthen existing prohibitions against human trafficking by federal contractors. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 3:36 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
The system, which is incrementally replacing the Bureau’s Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System, or IAFIS, will better serve our most prolific customers—law enforcement agencies checking criminal histories and fingerprints, veterans, government employees, and the FBI’s own Laboratory. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 3:30 pm by Jon Brodkin
Founder of the Sports Fans Coalition, Goodfriend is an attorney and lobbyist with years of experience in government and private industry. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 3:15 pm
HH: We took a week off, but we are back with the Hillsdale Dialogues. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 1:30 pm by Lawrence Cunningham
The following is an excerpt from Chapter 8, Autonomy, from Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values; the full text of the chapter, which considers the case for Berkshire’s distinctive trust-based model of corporate governance, can be downloaded free from SSRN here. . . . [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 1:14 pm by Thomas G. Heintzman
Under Article 34 of the UNCITRAL Model Law attached to the International Commercial Arbitration Act of Ontario and similar statute in most other provinces, the period for bringing an application to set aside an arbitration governed by that Act is three months. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 1:06 pm by Thomas Heintzman
Under Article 34 of the UNCITRAL Model Law attached to the International Commercial Arbitration Act of Ontario and similar statute in most other provinces, the period for bringing an application to set aside an arbitration governed by that Act is three months. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 12:37 pm by Eric C. Chaffee
The press release in part states the following: The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted revisions to rules governing the disclosure, reporting, and offering process for asset-backed securities (ABS) to enhance transparency,... [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 11:43 am by Dominic Yobbi
[JURIST] The Zimbabwean government stated this week that it is in the process of developing new cyber laws to regulate social media. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 10:00 am by Gerry W. Beyer
Fifty-one year old singer-actress Vanessa William owes the federal government $369,249 on her 2011 earnings for which the IRS filed a federal tax lien. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 9:30 am
I’ve tried to do my part by requiring companies that get contracts with the federal government to pay their workers a fair wage of ten dollars and ten cents an hour. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 9:06 am by Mark Bennett
” Pitts and the choir to which he preaches think the answer is no: only the government can be trusted with guns. [read post]
31 Aug 2014, 8:34 am by Walter Olson
The U.S. government was intent on “repatriating” the ancient remains of Kennewick Man for burial to Indian tribes in compliance with the perceived spirit of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), though any relation between those remains and current tribes is at best notional. [read post]