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The most common mistakes cruise ship accident victims make

Cruise ship accidents, as unlikely as they might sound, do happen. The recent capsizing of the Costa Concordia near the coast of Italy was a warning sign to all passengers around the world: even if they are on a luxury … Continue reading

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Congratulations Cargill, Testing for Salmonella and Recalling Turkey are better than Shipping and Sickening

On September 11 and the crack of dawn, Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, a Springdale, Ark. establishment, recalled approximately 185,000 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with a strain of Salmonella Heidelberg. The products subject to recall include: … Continue reading

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New Cert Petition from 9th Circuit – Submerged Lands Act – Pacific Merchant Shipping Association v. James Goldstene

Among the cases in my queue awaiting my analysis is Pacific Merchant Shipping Association v. Goldstene, which can be downloaded here. It relates to the Submerged Lands Act and whether it preempts state regulation of marine fuels. Not a simple … Continue reading

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FCC materials available for free + shipping

If you think you need these, pass this on to your librarian: We have been approached by a law firm which is closing and which has generously offered the sets of Federal Communication Commission and related materials described below. The… … Continue reading

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Shipping rates set to plunge over floods

Shipping rates set to plunge over floods A 30-km-long line of commodity carriers off Queensland, suffering its worst floods in a half-century, means less income for owners already reeling from the biggest slump in freight rates in more than two … Continue reading

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