Tag Archives: Lives

How Much Are The Mentally Disableds' Lives Worth In New York (Hint: ZERO!)

Just read a great article in the New York Times about developmentally disabled people in New York State care, or in the care of not-for-profit homes charged by the State to care for them, who die for "reasons other than … Continue reading

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Agency Calculations of the Value of Statistical Lives Saved

As the Obama Administration seeks to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses (see related RegBlog post), the dollar value its regulatory agencies place on human life has garnered considerable attention. A recent report in the New York Times suggests that … Continue reading

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American Buddha: The Injured Copyright Can Sue In NY Where It Lives

Personal jurisdiction is a matter of state law. NY copyright owner (Penguin) sues Oregon/Arizona entity in New York for uploading copyrighted works onto website. The Federal District Court dismisses for lack of long arm jurisdiction under NY's statute. Looking to … Continue reading

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Falls 60 Feet From Cruise Ship, Lives to Tell His Tale – Sometimes you Get Lucky

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Gerry Spence Lives!

Oh my… This could get good. (More links at Overlawyered.) Read more detail on Legal News Directory – Criminal Law

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