Judge: Plane Crash Surviving Child Can Stay With Half-Sister

NASHVILLE, Ill. (AP)- An Illinois judge has ruled that a 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash that killed four family members is now under the legal care of her half-sister. 119 more words


State using religion to discriminate?

Indiana seems like a nice enough place, with nice people motivated to do nice things to and for others.

Why, then, does the state’s legislature send to Gov. 319 more words

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In the News...Charles Taylor to serve the rest of his jail term in the UK

BBC reports:

Ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor has been ordered to serve the rest of his jail term in the UK, after losing a request to be transferred to Rwanda. 271 more words

Young Lawyer Blog


By Katherine Guidry Douthitt

On January 1, the complete overhaul of the Louisiana Business Corporations Act adopting the Model Business Corporations Act recently approved by the legislature became effective.  414 more words

Louisiana Law

SIAC releases a Practice Note on administrative secretaries

On 2 February 2015, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) released the latest guideline by an arbitral institution regarding administrative secretaries.

Secretaries of international arbitration tribunals, also referred to as “administrative secretaries”, “arbitral secretaries”, or even “assistants”, are on the front-page of the international arbitration news. 976 more words


Medical Apps and the Law Part I – What is a medical app? Perhaps it is a medical device. Find out!

Technology often starts in a simple way, perhaps with a simple “click” on an “I AGREE” button on your smartphone. Once the technology has spread, lawyers and authorities start debating what it is and how it fits with the laws. 1,124 more words

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Law School Applicants Drop 50% in Last Decade; Class of 2010 Provides Insights Into Reason for Decline

According to a report just released by the Law School Admission Council, the number of people applying for law school in the Fall of 2015 as of March 13 is less than half of the number of people who applied to an accredited law school for the Fall of 2005 — 41,136 vs. 236 more words

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