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Woman who bore rapist’s baby faces 20 years in El Salvador jail

The Guardian (Nov. 12, 2018): Woman who bore rapist’s baby faces 20 years in El Salvador jail, by Nina Lakhani: In the wake of fetal personhood, or similar, ballot measures being proposed and passed throughout the U.S., it's important to… … Continue reading

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LawNext Episode 18: Adam Ziegler on How Harvard Put 360 Years of Caselaw Online

The recently launched Caselaw Access Project is the capstone to a massive undertaking executed over three years to digitize all U.S. case law, some 6.4 million cases dating back to 1658. Leading the project was Adam Ziegler, director of the Library Innovation Lab at Harvard … Continue reading

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5 Years Separation Rule – Ground For Divorce

What’s this 5 year separation rule all about? 5 years separation is one of five grounds for divorce that you can use to show why your marriage has irretrievably broken down. If there is agreement to the divorce and parties … Continue reading

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Former California Medical Doctor Sentenced To Over Three Years In Prison For Unlawfully Prescribing Oxycodone to a Patient. Judge Noted Doctor Did Not Run a Pill Mill But Feeding One Patient's "Habit" Is Enough.

Previously, only physicians who went far over the line and ran "pill mills" got targeted for prosecution. Times have changed. One recent case shows a prosecution for a prescription of opioids to a single patient over a couple of years … Continue reading

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On the Value of Gap Years and Non-Legal Experience to Legal Employers (and Law Schools)

Reviewing the results of the Foundations for Practice survey conducted by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS), I cannot help but note how the 24,000 responding attorneys ranked the helpfulness of various criteria for hiring … Continue reading

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