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Why the f*** are we still citing to page numbers in cases?

Posted by George Butterfield on January 25, 2012 in Uncategorized

When was the last time you pulled a bound volume off the shelf so you could make sure a legal proposition was cited on the proper page? If your answer is “I don’t remember,” then congratulations, you’re right. And yet, here we are, in 2012, still citing to page numbers. I write for a living, [...]

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US Supreme Court Rules On Golan v. Holder, Key Public Domain Case

Posted by Troy Johnson on January 20, 2012 in Uncategorized

The United States Supreme Court today ruled on one of the top intellectual property legal cases expected this year. The case questioned whether the US Congress acted constitutionally when it restored copyright to millions of foreign works that had been in the public domain in the US. And it affirmed Congress’ actions, allowing the US [...]

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Costa Concordia: Did the captain break any law in abandoning ship?

Posted by Troy Johnson on January 20, 2012 in Uncategorized

Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino has been widely criticized for leaving the ship before ensuring the safety of his passengers. Here are four questions about how a captain should act in a crisis. Article in the Christian Science Monitor

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Law Review Leads to Legal Jobs, Recruiters Say Law Review Leads to Legal Jobs, Recruiters Say

Posted by Troy Johnson on January 20, 2012 in Uncategorized

For those who can’t make law review, other legal journals may offer a similar experience. Full article at U.S. News  

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Hot Coffee documentary available in library

Posted by Troy Johnson on January 5, 2012 in Uncategorized

The library has the documentary “Hot Coffee”. The shelf location for the documentary is KF1250 H68. Documentary description: Everyone knows the case of the woman who sued McDonald s over spilled coffee. Or do they? More than 15 years after making international news, the case continues to be cited as an example of citizens who [...]

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Firms Requiring Wexis Violations?

Posted by George Butterfield on January 5, 2012 in Uncategorized

A recent Utah opinion notes “numerous” law students report employment is conditioned upon criminal misuse of free Wexis access. Access the full story here.

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