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Max Parmelee, Pitt Law '12, discusses the ways in which his views of racial profiling changed after attending a lecture by Pitt Law Professor David Harris and reflecting on the use of profiling by federal and local authorities... E arlier this year, Jordan Miles was walking through Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood when three plainclothes police officers approached him. According to Miles, a young African-American student, the officers did not identify themselves, attacked him without cause, and arrested him, inflicting serious injuries in the process. He says that the Pittsburgh police officers assaulted him based ...
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Singapore: Lessons of legal liberalisation and law firm JVs for ...
The entry of foreign law firms into Singapore has been a long and rocky road, littered with failed experiments and successes. What can India learn from Singapore's incremental legal market liberalisation, Legally India asked Indiana University law professor and Asia law firm expert Jayanth Krishnan. Legally India (LI): Can you describe the Singaporean model of liberalisation? Jayanth Krishnan (JK): As we all know, as part of its development plan, Singapore has aggressively liberalised its economy, including its legal services sector.  For decades foreign law firms have been granted admission into the country, but ... market research, surveys and trends
Lex Arbitri - the Indian Arbitration Blog: Satyam – Venture, Phase ...
under Art. 227 by Satyam directed against the decision of the Civil Court permitting Venture to amend its application to set aside an award rendered by the London Court of International Arbitration in a dispute between Satyam and Venture. Amendment of the application was sought so that the letter of Mr. Ramalinga Raju , the former Chairman of Satyam, confessing to massive fraud and other documents relating to the episode could be placed on record to be considered while deciding the application to set aside the award. The procedural history of this case up to the controversial decision in Venture Global v. Satyam Computer ... market research, surveys and trends

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Consumer Financial Protection : Consumer Finance Law Blog
A conference committee comprised of members from both chambers of Congress has been meeting for the past two weeks to address differences between the House and Senate versions of financial reform legislation, with the Senate bill serving as the base text. Negotiators are trying to wrap up deliberations today in hopes of passing a final bill before the July 4 recess. This Reuters piece provides a summary of some of certain elements of the bill and how they are being addressed in conference. While some broad components have been resolved, several critical details regarding consumer financial protection remain unsettled. Earlier ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
China's Developing Auto Industry: An Opportunity for United States ...
See Horsley, Comments on Law and Legal Developments Affecting Foreign ..... $800 million yuan, 35 percent of China's total from the industry. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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SCOTUS Rulings Two Wins for Our Side
The Supreme Court ruled in “our” favor on the two gay-related cases we’ve been waiting for this week. I put “our” in quotes because the cases were not direct questions of GLBT civil rights. Yet because both involved gay scenarios, we can’t help trying to read between the lines for the justices’ gut feelings about our community. On Monday, in the most important of the two, the 5-4 Court agreed that Hastings College of Law was not obliged by the First Amendment to recognize a campus chapter of the Christian Legal Society. As you might expect, the four conservatives took the dissenting position, while Justice Kennedy swung over to ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Obama decries political posturing on immigration
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says his administration won't "kick the can down the road" when it comes to fixing the nation's broken immigration policies. In his first major speech on the issue as president, Obama says that while the frustrations over immigration aren't new, Arizona's tough new anti-immigrant law and the protests surrounding it have created new tensions. Still, Obama says reform has been held hostage by political posturing and special-interest wrangling. Obama had promised to make immigration reform a top priority in his first year in office. Advocates had hoped that ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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An Overview of Legal Developments in Managed Care Case Law
An Overview of Legal Developments in. 3. Managed Care Case Law to the managed care industry as a whole in its health care capacity. It represents an ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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is Of Counsel at Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP. He was Chair of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and its liaison with the Delaware Legislature at the time Section 203 of the Delaware General Corporation Law was adopted. This post is based on an article by Mr. Sparks and Helen Bowers that recently appeared in The Business Lawyer . The article was a response to an article by Guhan Subramanian, Steven Herscovici and Brian Barbetta that was described on the Forum here . In their article, Is Delaware’s Antitakeover Statute Unconstitutional? Evidence from1988–2008 , Professor Guhan Subramanian ...
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Top 10 Trademark Law Developments and Cases in 2009. | LinkedIn ...
What would you include in a program on the top ten trademark law developments and cases in 2009? I'm looking for ideas for a law school presentation early next year. posted 6 months ago in Intellectual Property | Closed Share This In Re Bose comes immediately to mind. posted 6 months ago In re Bose definitely. I would also suggest "In re Vertex Group LLC" relating to functionality of sound marks and requiring acquired distinctiveness. Regards posted 6 months ago Chicago Intellectual Property, Internet, and Commercial Litigation Attorney see all my answers Best Answers in: Intellectual Property (2), Exporting/Importing (1), ...
In light of recent legal developments in the U.S., is it still ...
seems to have a soft spot for poker and has talked at length about it at various times on his blog, so since he's done the research, I'll recount what I've learned. One of his posts -- here -- lays it out: online poker is not illegal; the only illegal online gambling is sports betting. Unfortunately, it doesn't matter because (1) the Department of Justice can go after online poker players and the banks that help them fund accounts regardless of the subsequent court outcome and (2) because of the hassle, payment houses are less willing to be the conduit for an online poker player's stake. Legal or not, ...