Jun 3, 2013

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Law school applications continue to slide
Washington Post
The number of people applying to U.S. law schools dropped nationwide for the third year in a row, prompting some law schools to slash the size of their entering classes. As of May 17, about 55,760 people had applied to American Bar Association ...
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New law allows Israel to ship Eritreans like chattel not refugees
In a Supreme Court hearing against the amendment to Israel's Infiltration Law, the state made an ambiguous announcement that a third state will accept Eritrean citizens currently living in Israel. By Or Kashti | Jun.03, 2013 | 3:27 AM ...
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Law Commission invites feedback on electoral reforms
Hindu Business Line
The Law Commission of India has prepared a consultation paper on electoral reforms and has invited feedback from various stakeholders before June 30. Among the issues that the Commission proposes to focus on are the qualification/disqualification of ...
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Law change kills 63-letter longest German word
The Local.de
Famous for making new, long words by sticking several existing ones together, the German language has lost its longest word, after a change in the law killed the mighty Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz (beef labelling ...
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Law Society defies scholars with Mendham Collection auction
The Guardian
The Law Society, facing straitened times following successive cuts in legal aid, is auctioning a collection of rare Reformation-era bibles and religious tracts in defiance of protests from scholars. The Mendham Collection, bequeathed to the society by ...
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Cambridge University law exam question 'horrific'
BBC News
A Cambridge University law exam contained a graphic description of oral sex, male rape and torture, it has emerged. The question was part of an exam sat by more than 200 undergraduates at the university's Faculty of Law. Afterwards, one student ...
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Economic, law & order issues: business community pins hopes on Nawaz
Business Recorder
Business community expressed hope that Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, President of PML-N, will concentrate his attention over economic situation and law and order issues after expected resuming responsibility of PM of the country in next few days.
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Singapore former law professor gets 5-month jail sentence in sexual favors ...
Washington Post
SINGAPORE — A Singaporean judge on Monday sentenced a former law professor to five months in jail for accepting sex and gifts from a student in exchange for good grades. The case is one of several recent corruption trials to hit this Southeast Asian ...
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Funding law would have cost Hanson
The Australian
At the moment, federal funding law allows candidates to claim $2.48 per vote, without any requirement to spend the money. Former special minister of state John Faulkner tried to close the loophole in 2008 but the legislation was blocked because of ...
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Supreme Court upholds Maryland law, says police may take DNA samples from ...
Washington Post
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that police may take DNA samples as part of a routine arrest booking for serious crimes, narrowly upholding a Maryland law and saying the samples can be considered similar to fingerprints. "DNA identification ...
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New law would fine unmarried mothers
China Daily
Draft legislation that includes fines for unmarried mothers in a city in Central China has sparked controversy among experts and residents. The Regulation on Wuhan's Population and Family Planning Management, released by the city's legislative affairs ...
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Law Students Shocked By Graphic Content On Cambridge Exams
Business Insider
The uninitiated might consider a Cambridge University law exam to be a rather dry, impenetrable affair, full of technical jargon and obscure legal references. However, the students who sombrely filed into a lecture hall to sit a criminal law paper this ...
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Law to protect news sources could backfire in some cases, experts say
St. Louis Beacon
Contrary to conventional wisdom, the proposed federal shield law backed by the press and President Barack Obama wouldn't help reporters protect their sources in big national security cases, such as the recent ones involving the AP and James Rosen of ...
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Law & order, health, education top agenda: Qaim
The Nation
The CM said that law and order would be maintained from Karachi to Kashmore with new resolve as more funds would be earmarked in the next budget. Improvement in education and health sectors would also be the top most priority of the PPP government, ...
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CPI favours law on food security
Business Standard
Favouring a law on food security, CPI today said the Food Security Bill in its present form is "defective and unacceptable" and it needs to be amended drastically after a comprehensive debate. "We are very much for a legislation which will ensure right ...
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Russian law bans smoking in public places takes effect
Zee News
Moscow: A restrictive anti-tobacco law that bans smoking in most public places has come into effect in Russia, where close to 400,000 people die yearly from tobacco-related illnesses. Starting Saturday, no smoking will be allowed in the workplace, on ...
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Stanford Law: Vortex for Legal Tech Startups
Some Stanford law alumni are launching companies not directly tied to the school. Blake Masters, who graduated last year and was admitted to the California bar in March, just debuted Judicata. In a December 2012 blog post, Masters said the company ...
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Anti-blasphemy law creates a tinderbox in Pakistan
Globe and Mail
Tucked in a corner of old industrial Lahore – Pakistan's second-largest city of 10 million and the capital of Punjab province – is the Christian neighbourhood of Joseph Colony, home to more than 100 families and the latest example of the country's ...
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Licence law draws lingering debate
Danbury News Times
Thousands of undocumented immigrants will emerge from the shadows and become more productive members of society because of a new law that allows them to get driver's licenses, advocates say. Opponents, however, say the expanded licensing ...
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Make amendments to law public, says Aruna Roy
The Hindu
"If any amendment is made to the new laws and regulations, it should be put in the public domain for scrutiny, before it goes for drafting. The draft law should be put up on the website," Ms. Roy said. She was delivering the Pradhan Jwala Prasad ...
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Change law, fix cricket
Daily News & Analysis
While the game itself is played outdoors, a change in law would ensure no games are played indoors. That the board discharges public duties was never in doubt and it is eight years since the Supreme Court recognised that in the Zee Telefilms case. It ...
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New law cuts prison term for good behavior
Cebu Daily News
President Aquino has enacted Republic Act No. 10592, signed on May 29, to amend certain provisions of the Revised Penal Code. It lists down the credits available to good-behaving prisoners depending on the time served in prison. In the first two years ...
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New law bans cutting coco trees
Manila Standard Today
President Aquino has signed a new law that prohibit unauthorized cutting of coconut trees, imposing up to six years in jail and maximum fine of P500,000, deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said on Sunday. She said Republic Act 10593, which ...
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More law enforcement agencies hopping on bikes
Patrol cars are fast and convenient, but in some cases pedal power is more discreet and economical, Iowa law enforcement officials say. Bike patrol units increasingly became part of Iowa police departments in the late 1990s. More recently, a broader ...
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'Act within the law, unions!'
The Chamber of Mines has called on unions and employers to act professionally and within the law to ensure peaceful wage talks this year, according to an interview broadcast on SAfm on Monday. "It is going to very tough for a great many reasons," Elize ...
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Swiss Seen Passing US Bank-Tax Law to Avoid Worse Fate (1)
Members of the upper house's economic committee will today start debating the law, which authorizes Swiss banks to cooperate with U.S. authorities. In a break with usual legislative procedure, it is set to be discussed by both chambers of parliament in ...
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US Internet 'wiretap' law faces major opposition
China Daily
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is stepping up its efforts to get broader authority to put "wiretaps" on the Internet to catch criminals and terrorists. But the move is drawing fire from civil liberties groups, technology firms and others who ...
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New law to tame rogue truckers
The Star
Transporters in the roads sector have welcomed the new axle load law, that was gazetted last Friday by Roads Cabinet Secretary Michael Kamau and comes into effect today. The East African Community Vehicle Load Control Act 2013 makes provisions for ...
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Blogs13 new results for law
Author of The Law of Self Defense to cover Zimmerman trial at Legal ...
By William A. Jacobson
I'm pleased to let readers know that Andrew Branca, the author of classic The Law of Self Defense (2nd Edition going to print very soon, pre-order here) will be leading the coverage of the trial for Legal Insurrection. Andrew, a sometimes ...
Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion
Veterans Law, Jon Stewart, and a Challenge for the Legal Academy
By James Ridgway
First, thanks to Dan and Al for having me here for a while. Let's start off with the obvious question of what is "veterans law," anyway? You will be forgiven if you have no idea how to describe it off...
The Faculty Lounge
NGO law in Egypt criticised by Ashton | New Europe
By Karafyllis
According to a statement by the spokesperson of the EU Foreign Affairs chief, "the High Representative fears that the draft law still contains elements that can unnecessarily constrain the work of NGOs in Egypt and hinder our capacity as a ...
How much longer will nation's top law enforcement officer be above ...
By WorldTribune.com
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. has disgraced his office and engaged in a systematic abuse of power. He has also lied under oath. He can no longer remain as our nation's chief law enforcement office. If anything, he should be facing ...
World Tribune
Yarning to Write: If You're Gong to Live Outside the Law...
By Amy Lane
You Have to Live Honest~ Bob Dylan So I had a long conversation with my dad today--he was on his second Mike's Hard Lemonade (or was it third) and was a little mellow and a little nostalgic, and he remembered some of his best moments ...
Yarning to Write
Delta Attorney-General clears air on death penalty law - Vanguard ...
By ojiego
ASABA—DELTA State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Charles Ajuyah (SAN) said in Asaba, Delta State, weekend, that the Delta State Anti-kidnapping and Anti-Terrorism Bill, 2012, passed into law by the state House of ...
Vanguard News
Radin Meets Readers (and a Packed Audience) at Law & Society ...
By Kprofs2013
A panel of five contracts law scholars met to discuss Margaret Radin's Boilerplate in front of an audience of over thirty attendees at the annual Law & Society meeting in Boston on Saturday, June 1, 2013. Tal Kastner of Princeton University did ...
ContractsProf Blog
Dorf on Law: If DOMA Falls, Will State Civil Unions Be Treated as ...
By Michael C. Dorf
By Mike Dorf As we await the end of the SCOTUS Term, expect speculation about the same-sex marriage cases to heat up. Here I want to get a jump on my fellow pundits by asking a question that may very well become highly salient before ...
Dorf on Law
Opinion: Striking down voting law will set back civil rights - NBC Latino
By Raul A. Reyes, @raulareyes
Opinion: Striking down voting law will set back civil rights. by Raul A. Reyes, @raulareyes Follow @NBCLatino. 5:00 am on 06/03/2013. Could a county in Alabama affect your ability to vote? Absolutely. Any day now, the Supreme Court will ...
NBC Latino
Congratulations to 2013 Mark T. Banner Award Recipients! - Patent ...
By Jason Rantanen
I'm very happy to announce that my Iowa Law colleague, Christina Bohannan, has been selected to receive the ABA Intellectual Property Law Section's 2013 Mark T. Banner Award for her contributions to intellectual property law. Professor ...
Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)
Cambridge shocks students with X-rated criminal law exam paper ...
By Alex Aldridge
One thought on "Cambridge shocks students with X-rated criminal law exam paper". MKennedy June 3, 2013 at 10:29 am. I'm not sure why this has been taken up by the news. Surely it looks like every criminal law exam ever. You can't really ...
Legal Cheek
Madison Project » Will Republicans Reassert the Rule of Law?
By Daniel Horowitz
In June 2011, Obama announced that he would suspend our immigration laws and grant administrative amnesty to those who qualify for the DREAM Act – a bill that never passed Congress. This was just one of the many egregious steps taken ...
Madison Project
Suits - Season 3 - New Promo - Law is a Battlefield | Spoilers
By DarkUFO
Suits - Season 3 - New Promo - Law is a Battlefield.
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Web4 new results for law
Law to help workforce problem - Wish TV 8
A new law that will clear old criminal records for Hoosiers will take effect July 1.
Karl Rove: Crossroads GPS follows the law - The Hill
GOP strategist and fundraiser Karl Rove said Sunday that Crossroads GPS follows the law very closely when it comes to political activity. The leadership knew ...
Greek party drops opposition to anti-racism law | JPost | Israel News
After condemnation from EU, Greek PM's party conducts about-face on opposition to bill that outlaws Holocaust denial.
Space Oddity, Chris Hadfield and the law in space
Our pick of the week's science and tech stories, including copyright in orbit, how to crack passwords, and how birds and babies learn to talk.

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