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Florida Appeals Court Strips Miccosukee Tribal Court of Jurisdiction in UCCJEA Matter

Here is the opinion in Billie v. Stier:

Fla Ct App Opinion

An excerpt:

This Petition for a Writ of Prohibition evolves out of a custody dispute between the mother, who is a member of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians, and the father, who is not a member  of the tribe of Native American heritage.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Student Conference Preview: The Limits of Limited Liability Under Article 14 of the E-Commerce Directive

How ‘Notice And Takedown’ sidelines the use of copyright exceptions

Don’t miss this preview of Patrick Leerssen’s paper that will be presented this Friday at the Student Conference on April 25th. 255 more words


Bitcoin or Other Cryptocurrencies?

The Trees for the Forest

Bitcoin has been gathering a lot of momentum as a medium of exchange judging by its market capitalization. Bitcoin is the first instance of a widely used cryptocurrency, and as such has been a lightning rod for all discussions surrounding virtual, decentralized means of exchange. 1,005 more words


Time to rethink jurisdiction

Anwar al-Awlaki & his son were killed by a US drone strike in 2011. Last week a US district court dismissed their families lawsuit against the US government, effectively ruling that those who ordered the attacks could not be held to account. 522 more words


It Is Finished (Good Friday)

It is Friday, April 3, A.D. 33. It is the darkest day in human history, though most humans have no clue of this. In Rome, Tiberius attends to the demanding business of the empire. 719 more words


Uber going under (2)

Some time ago, I wrote about the seizure of some UberPop vehicles in Brussels.

In the meantime, the battle has become more serious: a few of the official Brussels taxi companies took Uber to Court and the latter ruled 2 days ago that Uber will have to pay an indemnity of € 10.000,- per breach of Brussels’ taxi regulation. 373 more words