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is called "common law" and it binds future decisions. In cases where the parties disagree on what the law is, an idealized common law court looks to past precedential decisions of relevant courts. If a similar dispute has been resolved in the past, the court is bound to follow the reasoning used in the prior decision (this principle is known as stare decisis ). If, however, the court finds that the current dispute is fundamentally distinct from all previous cases (called a " matter of first impression "), judges have the authority and duty to make law by creating precedent . Thereafter, the new decision ...
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The intellectual thinking of man, since time immemorial, has resulted in the development of science and technology. The principles of science and technology have developed in response to differing objects of interest. Science and technology have had a great impact on the way we live. Law has tried to regulate the use and abuse of science and the extent of its application. The major question however is whether we are well equipped with the laws to regulate the use of such technologies.   The subject Law, Science and Technology is of great relevance today when Courts have become ”activists” and there has been a ... market research, surveys and trends
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2009 Chief Legal Officer Survey - Altman Weil, Inc.
conducted annually by Altman Weil, Inc., reports ongoing, incremental change in corporate law departments in response to the new economic landscape, but a deep skepticism that their law firm counterparts are equally serious about change. “This year, in the midst of an unprecedented financial shift, we wanted to learn if the talk about a changing model of legal service delivery – in terms of pricing, staffing and law firm selection criteria – was being translated into action,” explains Altman Weil principal Dan DiLucchio.  The survey asked Chief Legal Officers (CLOs) to rate how much pressure ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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which would establish a National Policy for the Stewardship of the Ocean, Coasts, and Great Lakes (National Policy) and create a National Ocean Council (NOC) to strengthen ocean governance and coordination. The Final Recommendations prioritize actions for the NOC to pursue, and call for a flexible framework for coastal and marine spatial planning to address conservation, economic activity, user conflict, and sustainable use of the ocean, our coasts and the Great Lakes. The NOC would coordinate across the Federal Government to implement the National Policy. The Final Recommendations also call for the establishment of a Governance ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Supporters of Arizona's new illegal-immigration law have in recent weeks cited Rhode Island as a state where police have been quietly carrying out comparably tough enforcement without a court challenge from the Obama administration. But in Rhode Island, both sides of the debate agree that the executive order issued by Gov. Don Carcieri in 2008 is far less sweeping than the Arizona law, which takes effect this month. Comparisons of the two approaches are intended to rationalize the law in Arizona, generally more conservative than Rhode Island, by suggesting it's already more or less in place in ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
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When enacted, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act"), passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate and expected to be signed into law by President Obama shortly, will impose new executive compensation and corporate governance requirements on public companies and public and, in some cases, private financial institutions. The US New York's District Court has ruled that Google Inc's YouTube website is not liable for copyright infringement. This report summarizes the major provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Firms in Search of Leadership: the Challenge for Administrators
Over the past 10-15 years, we have come to realize that law firms must be ... There is a new level of competition for legal business in a changing business environment. ... The Search for Strategies. One lawyer I talked to is a partner in a .... administration for Blanc Gilburne Williams & Johnston in Los Angeles, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Office of Patent Examination Policy
The Office of Petitions, under the authority of the Associate Commissioner of Patent Examination Policy (ACPEP), reviews and decides petitions, requests, and related inquiries, regarding the filing of patent applications, revival of abandoned applications, reinstatement of expired patents, withdrawal of patent applications from issue, small entity entitlement, review of previous decisions of the Technology Centers, suspension of regulations, and questions not specifically provided for by regulations. Further information about the Office of Petitions Back to top The mission of the Office of Patent Legal Administration (OPLA) is ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
N.J. Administrative Law Search
This is a full-text archive of Administrative Law decisions in the state of New Jersey.  It contains opinions issued by the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, and from individual departments and commissions dating from October, 1997 . Decisions from 1982 to 1991 (The New Jersey Administrative Reports, 1st Series ) are available from the Rutgers - Newark Law School Library at this location: http://njlegallib.rutgers.edu/njar/njarhome.htm . NEWS: Kevin Reiss, Digital Services Librarian at Rutgers Law - Newark, has programmed an RSS news feed for new New Jersey Administrative Law Decisions. The feed can be accessed here:
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I am currently a construction litigation paralegal. I hold an associate's degree in paralegal studies and am currently working on my bachelor's degree. I am a member of my state and local bar associations and I am debating on whether or not to run for office this year. I tell you this so you can distinguish my answer from random people trying to advertise and/or answer a question they are not qualified to answer. I am a paralegal. This is defined as an individual, either through education or experience, that does a substantive amount of legal work under the supervision of an attorney. We wear many hats, ...
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The suggested name change by your astrologer can be done by making an affidavit before a First Class Magistrate having jurisdiction over your domicile and submit to the General Administration Department (GAD) with the State Government. Thereafter a paper publication is made by you  inviting the attention of the general public on the name change and the paper cutting is attached to the prescribed form suggested by GAD.  The GAD then notifies the name change in the official gazette publised by the Government stating that your name has been changed from the former to the new one. The copy of the gazette is provided by the ...