October 19, 2004
by Maryam Shad
According to the BBC, conservative elements in Myanmar's military junta have removed Prime Minister Khin Nyunt from his position and placed him under house arrest. BBC News has more... ...[read more]
October 4, 2004
by Maryam Shad
In Monday's US law and business press, the New York Law Journal reports that federal judges, prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys will be closely watching the US Supreme Court as arguments begin today on the future of the federal sentencing guidelines.... The Texas Lawyer reports on a snag... ...[read more]
October 1, 2004
by Maryam Shad
In Friday's US law and business press, the ABA Journal reports on how summary jury trials are still seeking acceptance.... The New York Law Journal reports that an ethics complaint against a NY attorney is raising questions about an attorney's right to publicly disseminate a misconduct compl... ...[read more]
September 30, 2004
by Maryam Shad
In Thursday's US law and business press, the ABA Journal reports on the growing use of film, TV and other media at trial.... The Legal Intelligencer reports on a Third US Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that defendants cannot derail a proposed class action lawsuit by using Rule 68 against the le... ...[read more]
September 29, 2004
by Maryam Shad
In Wednesday's US law and business press, Law.com has an Associated Press report that the AP and the Hattiesburg American have agreed to end their litigation against the US Marshals Service over the erasing of a speech by US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.... Law.com also features an Assoc... ...[read more]
September 28, 2004
by Maryam Shad
In Tuesday's US law and business press, the Legal Times reports that more than 90 prominent lawyers are criticizing law clerks who gave behind-the-scenes details about Bush v. Gore to Vanity Fair.... The ABA Journal reports on a CT appeals court ruling that a law firm's promissory note for p... ...[read more]
September 27, 2004
by Maryam Shad
In Monday's US law and business press, the National Law Journal reports that the House of Representatives has voted to reinstate mandatory sanctions for attorneys who file frivolous lawsuits under FRCP Rule 11.... The Connecticut Law Tribune reports on a CT attorney's facetious written state... ...[read more]
September 24, 2004
by Maryam Shad
In Friday's US law and business press, the Legal Intelligencer notes that the PA Commonwealth Court has denied Ralph Nader's motion to be placed on the PA presidential ballot.... The Charlotte Business Journal reports that Wachovia Corp. will pay $5.5 million to settle allegations of compens... ...[read more]
September 23, 2004
by Maryam Shad
In Thursday's US law and business press, the Washington Business Journal reports that mortgage lender Fannie Mae has named former Senator Warren Rudman independent counsel to the committee it has named to work with accounting method regulators.... Los Angeles Business reports that the Motion Pic... ...[read more]
September 22, 2004
by Maryam Shad
In Wednesday's US law and business press, the ABA Journal reports on a Sixth US Circuit Court of Appeals opinion regarding unlawful music sampling.... The New York Law Journal reports on a NY district judge's ruling that DC Comics, owner of the Superman franchise, own... ...[read more]

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