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30 Sep 2014, 11:29 am by Kimberly Bennett
The investigation follows the announcement of a similar investigation against "unidentified representatives of Ukraine's senior political and military leadership" opened [Reuters report] by Russia on Monday. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 11:21 am by Rosalind English
Among the examples to come before the courts in recent years have been repeated offensive publications in a newspaper (as in Thomas); victimisation in the workplace (Majrowski v Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Trust[2007] 1 AC 224 ); and campaigns against the employees of an arms manufacturer by political protesters:EDO Technology Ltd v Campaign to Smash EDO[2005] EWHC 2490 (QB). [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 11:18 am
Critics of the Hobby Lobby decision—most of them on the political left—readily understand that corporations can and sometimes should adhere to secular moral constraints on profit-maximization. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 10:48 am by Steve Bainbridge
There is a must read op-ed in today's WSJ by polic sci/bus admin prof David Primo on efforts by activists to compel additional corporate disclosure of political contributions. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 10:30 am
Differences in political, economic and legal systems and culture are no longer obstacles for FDI, and to varying degrees the economic development of almost all countries is closely linked with the inflow of FDI. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 10:08 am by Steve Lubet
A Massachusetts native, Curtis was a “cotton Whig,” politically beholden to the Boston commercial and banking interests that were heavily invested in slavery and slavery-produced goods. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 9:57 am by corynne mcsherry
The note was quite polite for a takedown, stressing that Deloitte had no objection to the other content on the site (gee, thanks guys!). [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 9:08 am by jones
But there’s still political power propping up these ideas, and it’s necessary to take them seriously. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 9:05 am by MBettman
This abbreviated fall schedule is probably a nod to political reality. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 8:23 am by Irene
Nearly half of federal agency rulings dismissing employee discrimination claims have been overturned under President Obama, costing American taxpayers tens of billions of dollars in settlements to keep with the administration’s mission of operating a politically correct government. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 8:15 am
  (As a matter of politics, it is amusing to note that the House Republicans' lawsuit against President Obama claims that he wrongly chooses to execute only parts of laws, not the laws in their entirety. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 7:32 am by Rick Hasen
David Primo WSJ oped on CPA-Zicklin index. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 7:20 am by George Ticoras, Esq.
Code, which prohibits any vendors with contracts with the federal government from making political contributions to federal candidates or political parties. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 7:15 am by South Florida Lawyers
Read more here: [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 6:53 am by Joe Kristan
It doesn’t help when successive commissioners are more concerned with expanding the agency’s power and suppressing political opponents than with collecting revenue and properly issuing refunds. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 6:50 am by Michael Geist
First, with no political or popular backing at the moment, this was a fight it was unlikely to win. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 6:49 am by Daniel Shaviro
 (Then again, perhaps the political costs of rescue do help to ease, if only slightly, the moral hazard problems caused by knowing that one is too big or central to fail.) [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 6:37 am by Gritsforbreakfast
And, even where prosecutors can access the files, police officers and unions have used litigation, legislation, and informal political pressure to prevent prosecutors from disclosing Brady information in these files. [read post]