Ethics Issue Legal
Berkeley Heights council cautioned on bond issue (The Star-Ledger)
Berkeley Heights officials may be skating on thin legal ice if they opt not to wait for residents to vote on the purchase of several fire department vehicles this November and attempt to buy them now, according to township legal advisers.
Spain Moves Toward Amending Legal Restrictions on Abortion (New York Times)
Spain?s move seeks to address one of the major elements in a drive for sweeping social change in this traditional, Roman Catholic country.
The American Lawyer's September Issue: Fighting The Lawyer's War in Iraq; Inside Cadwalader's Fall and the 2008 ... (Centre Daily Times)
This month, The American Lawyer's cover story reports on the "other war" in Iraq, aimed at establishing the rule of law in a country where legal reform - like everything else - is both complicated and dangerous. Also in this issue, the magazine analyzes the fall of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, whose marquee structured finance practices fueled growth and made partners rich for 14 years. Then, ...
Utah Supreme Court hears legal sanctions arguments (2News Salt Lake City)
Utah's Supreme Court will decide whether a pair of attorneys representing a death row inmate should be sanctioned for violating a legal rule in a post-conviction appeal filing.
Republican VP choice presses US abortion hot-button issue (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The choice of the 44-year-old Christian conservative and mother of five has electrified core Republican voters worried by some of McCain's more moderate policy stances as he secures the party's presidential nomination.
Pole dancer getting legal tip from ACLU (Moldova.org)
Officials with the American Civil Liberties Union in Pennsylvania say they are helping a pole dancing instructor in a constitutional matter.ACLU Legal Director Witold J. Walczak said the organization decided to file a federal lawsuit on behalf of Stephanie Babines after the 30-year-old was unfairly denied a dance studio permit in Adams Township, Pa., The New York Times said Thursday.Why is the ...
Republican VP choice presses US abortion hot-button issue (AFP via Yahoo! Canada News)
WASHINGTON (AFP) - By choosing staunchly pro-life Sarah Palin as his running mate, Republican John McCain has made a risky bet that thrusting the emotional issue of abortion to the front of the White House race will win him more friends than enemies.
Tamil Nadu CM warns Sun network of legal action on ACTC feed share issue (New Kerala)
Chennai, Sep 4: The ongoing 'Cable War' between the Marans- owned Sun Network and M K Azhagiri's Royal Cable Vision (RCV) today took another turn with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi warning of legal action against the Sun Network if it did not share the feeds with the state-owned Arasu Cable TV Corporation (ACTC).
Does Legal Outsourcing Put Private Information at Risk? (Law.com via Yahoo! Finance)
Even before the ABA gave its recent blessing to legal outsourcing, a Maryland law firm was worried enough about privacy issues to file a suit against a legal-process outsourcing company based in India.
Does Legal Outsourcing Put Private Information at Risk? (Law.com)
Even before the ABA gave its recent blessing to legal outsourcing, a Maryland law firm was worried enough about privacy issues to file a suit against a legal-process outsourcing company based in India. Last week, responding to a motion to dismiss, Joseph Hennessey, a name partner at Newman, McIntosh & Hennessey, voluntarily dismissed his complaint. But, he says, that's not the end of his battle ...