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U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Unconscious Passenger from MSC Divina

The U.S. Coast Guard air stations in Atlantic City, New Jersey medevaced a passenger  from the MSC Divina cruise ship yesterday, March 19, 2019. The MSC cruise ship was approximately 100 miles off Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The 52-year-old man … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in South Florida Assisted Living Facility Paying $103,389 in Back Wages to 20 Employees

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Paradise Villa Retirement Home Inc. – operator of five South Florida assisted living facilities – has paid $103,389 in back wages to 20 employees for violating … Continue reading

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Article on Intestate Inheritance Rights for Unmarried Committed Partners: Lessons for U.S. Law Reform from the Scottish Experience

E. Garry Spitko recently published an Article entitled, Intestate Inheritance Rights for Unmarried Committed Partners: Lessons for U.S. Law Reform from the Scottish Experience, 103 Iowa L. Rev. 2175 (2018). Provided below is an abstract of the Article. No U.S…. … Continue reading

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The U.S. college admission scandal: when brands, brand equity and status "break bad"

Can there be another notion in the IP lexicon that has taken on more faces that “brand”? One starts with the fact that “brand” is not a statutory term, but a descriptive term of art that has become part and … Continue reading

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As the U.S. Deals a Blow to the ICC, the ICC Refuses to Recoil

On Friday, March 15, the United States dealt a sharp blow to the International Criminal Court (ICC), declaring that they would prohibit entry of ICC officials to the U.S. that sought to investigate U.S. personnel. Speaking at the State Department, … Continue reading

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