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DSM Directive Series #4: Article 17 obligations … in a chart

As reported by The IPKat, earlier this week, like the European Parliament, also the Council adopted the latest version of the the Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM Directive).One of the seemingly most complex -if nothing else, … Continue reading

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LL Surplus Lines Series (Entry 6): Texas Legislature Considers Bills Clarifying Availability of Wind/Hail Cover from Surplus Lines Carriers

Texas’ legislature is considering bills that would amend Texas’ insurance code to clarify that eligible surplus lines insurers may offer windstorm and hail insurance in areas already served by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (“TWIA”). H.B. 1940 was reported favorably … Continue reading

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Murder-for-Hire of North Texas Woman Featured on ‘In Ice Cold Blood’ TV Series

Fears Nachawati trial lawyer Matthew McCarley will be featured in an upcoming episode of the true crime show “In Ice Cold Blood,” detailing the murder-for-hire of a 69-year-old woman who was killed for her $5 million life insurance policies. In … Continue reading

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Video series on Birds of North America with Jason Ward in Central Park

“Jason Ward has been an avid birdwatcher since he was a kid growing up in the Bronx, where he spotted a peregrine falcon eating a pigeon on a ledge outside his bedroom window. In the first season of Topic’s new … Continue reading

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Part 12: What is the (Cuban idea of) Revolution? Differences with China (Caribbean Marxism's Socialist Democracy Series, Considering the Cuban Constitutional Project, From Communist Party to Popular Plebiscite)

(Pix © Larry Catá Backer 2017 (Viñales))In this post and those that follow we will begin to flesh out what we see as the great challenges of democracy in illiberal states, and the methods undertaken by the Caribbean (Cuban) form … Continue reading

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