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15 Apr 2012, 6:55 am
He has already noted episodes involving the Rhythmix, Nirvana (ibid) and Buck's Fizz, and recalls plenty more name-sharing: The Seekers, The Spinners, The Rebels and Spirogyra/Spiro Gyra. float swiftly into his mind. [read post]
9 Apr 2012, 8:08 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Daniel Nexon has a gem of a short review of books by Samuel Barkin and Charles Glaser in the December 2011 edition of Perspectives on Politics. [read post]
26 Mar 2012, 12:30 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The Brits are looking to strip Asma al-Assad of her UK citizenship, this in the wake of the imposition of various sanctions on her and family members of other Assad associates. [read post]
26 Mar 2012, 10:22 am by Alan Rozenshtein
” For an interesting thought on what Zivotofsky means for judicial involvement in foreign affairs, see Peter Spiro’s brief post on Opinio Juris. [read post]
26 Mar 2012, 8:49 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Opinions here, with an eight-Justice majority for the result, with the case kicked back downstairs for resolution on the merits. [read post]
13 Mar 2012, 10:06 pm by Walter Olson
Reform” [Brett Schaefer, NRO] Reviewing new John Fonte book Sovereignty or Submission, Temple lawprof Peter Spiro contends that trend toward transnational governance isn’t “reversible…. [read post]
2 Mar 2012, 4:57 pm by Jacob Sapochnick
The Supreme Court's decision in the upcoming Arizona case looms large over the Alabama lawsuit and will likely influence the 11th Circuit ruling, says Peter Spiro, a law professor at Temple University. [read post]
29 Feb 2012, 5:54 am by Rob Robinson
– (Jennifer Connelly) Courts Tackle Spyware Interceptions - (Peter Crusco) Criminal Law Catches Up: New ESI Guidelines Issued – (Shira Scheindlin, Jeffrey Rabkin) Data Preservation is Critical in Trade Secrets Cases | Littler - (Douglas Wickham) E-Discovery: Avoiding eDiscovery Offenses in State Courts - (Matthew Prewitt) eDiscovery Court Pilot Programs: eDiscovery… [read post]
27 Feb 2012, 1:21 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro In case you missed it, Rick Santorum asserted earlier this month that it’s open season on old people in the Netherlands – that euthanasia accounts for 10% of all deaths and that the elderly walk around with “Do Not Euthanize” bracelets in the way of medical alerts. [read post]
14 Feb 2012, 10:49 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro For those of you no longer getting the New York Times in print, this was the lead story in today’s paper. [read post]
7 Feb 2012, 10:47 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Just a note to point you to OJ’s Twitter feed, which you can find here. [read post]
1 Feb 2012, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
[Peter Spiro/OJ, more] Important new book from James Maxeiner (University of Baltimore) and co-authors Gyooho Lee and Armin Weber on what the U.S. can learn from legal procedure overseas: “Failures of American Civil Justice in International Perspective” [TortsProf] Don’t do it: British administration mulls further move away from loser-pays rule in search of — what exactly, a yet more Americanized litigation culture? [read post]
31 Jan 2012, 11:24 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro This op-ed from today’s NYT reinforces a new orientation towards Mass Atrocity Response Operations (the name of a project founded by Sarah Sewall out of the Kennedy School that is enjoying some traction with the Obama Administration). [read post]
8 Jan 2012, 5:37 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) continues to prompt intense opposition from Americans overseas. [read post]
4 Jan 2012, 7:17 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The US is one of the few countries in the world to tax nonresident citizens. [read post]
12 Dec 2011, 9:22 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The Supreme Court announced a grant this morning in the SB 1070 case. [read post]
12 Dec 2011, 4:16 am by Harlan Cohen
There are far too many interesting panels to list here – I recommend taking a look at a longer list of highlights here – but to give you at least flavor of what we’ve cooked up: We have a number of panels focused on particularly complex problems: A roundtable on “International Humanitarian Law and New Technology,” panels on “What Makes a State,” “International Energy Governance,“ “An Emerging International Law of Migration”… [read post]
8 Dec 2011, 2:40 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Secretary of State Hillary Clinton launched a worthy initiative on Tuesday, looking to advance gay rights at the global level. [read post]
2 Dec 2011, 6:30 am by Kali Borkoski
.”  As Peter Spiro noted last summer in his post for this blog,  the Court’s decision last Term in Chamber of Commerce v. [read post]