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A $50 Million Lawsuit Over Stinky Pigs Has the Whole Pork Industry Scared

American pork producers could be in trouble, after a North Carolina test case awarded more than $50 million in damages to the neighbors of a hog farm for the nuisance it causes them. 344 more words


Library of Congress: Historical Supreme Court Cases Now Online

Library of Congress: Historical Supreme Court Cases Now Online. “More than 225 years of Supreme Court decisions acquired by the Library of Congress are now publicly available online – free to access in a page image format for the first time. 133 more words

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Can Artificial Intelligence Impact Legal Research in India?

“It’s like the beginning of the beginning of the beginning,” said Noory Bechor, CEO of LawGeex, a leading AI-powered platform for legal contract review. While he addressed Artificial Intelligence as the beginning of the beginning, it might be the beginning of a new way of practicing things but not an end to the work of the professionals. 858 more words

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ECT at Cypress Creek Hospital, Houston, Texas

In a recent post about the use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in Texas, United States, I mentioned the fact that Cypress Creek Hospital in Houston is the heaviest user of ECT in the state.  489 more words

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Is Legal Research an Indispensable Skill For Law Professionals?

If you are a lawyer, a law student or even someone working in a law office, chances are you hear the term legal research… 717 more words

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I had a very short legal career. I practiced for three and a half years in two small, general practice firms in New York City. 455 more words


ECT without consent in Victoria, Australia

The Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia, has today (14 August 2017) been hearing a case involving electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) brought by Victoria Legal Aid.  Two people who did not want ECT had the treatment ordered by the Mental Health Tribunal, and their appeals were rejected by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. 375 more words

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