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Interim Judiciary Committees meeting in Illinois and Pennsylvania

This is going to be a very active week for interim judiciary committees. Today, October 24, the Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee looks at venue in personal injury actions (HB 1552) while tomorrow it will vote on HB 1552 as well … Continue reading

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Employee Alleges New Jersey Judiciary Failed to Accommodate His Disability

In two previous articles, I discussed the case of Thomas Bowers, an Information Technology Analyst who successfully appealed his race discrimination claim and his retaliation claim against the New Jersey Judiciary. Mr. Bowers was also successful on his appeal of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Google

The Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights will hold a public hearing on September 21, 2011 at 2:00pm (Eastern) in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226. The hearing is entitled, "The Power of Google: … Continue reading

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Uganda chief justice says judiciary not free

[JURIST] Ugandan Supreme Court Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki on Friday said the Judiciary [official website] lacks independence as a result of interference by African governments. At the Southern African Chief Justices Forum in Kampala, Odoki pointed to surveys [Daily Monitor … Continue reading

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Tort Reform Heats Up with Hearing in the Senate Judiciary

The National Law Journal's article "Torts once again on the front burner in the House" discusses the March 24, 2011 U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on tort reform. The hearing, entitled, "Can We Sue Our Way to Prosperity?: Litigation's Effect … Continue reading

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