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  Case law students experience summer internships
The law students are among a group from Case who will exchange their weighty law books this summer for some real-life experiences with hopes of making a real world impact in the United States and abroad in eight countries by working for more than 14 organizations.
Among the jobs facing the second-year law student is a rotation in deportation litigation and, "hopefully," she says, a month in citizenship and immigration services where she has the opportunity to work on asylum and refugee status granting.
Founded in 1826 and shaped by the unique merger of the Case Institute of Technology and Western Reserve University, Case is distinguished by its strengths in education, research, service, and experiential learning.
www.case.edu /news/2004/6-04/summer.htm   (941 words)

 Case law - child support - father's rights
It must be stated that while case law is often helpful in appellate and complex actions, it is more helpful to the average user in understanding the decision making logic used by the judiciary in the performance of their jobs.
There have been numerous developments in case law concerning this issue, and you are encouraged to thoroughly investigate the newest decisions in your state concerning child support and ability to pay.
Laws and court procedures that are "fair on their faces" but administered "with an evil eye or a heavy hand" was discriminatory and violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
www.ancpr.org /caselaw.htm   (6996 words)

 Refugee Law - Asylum Law - University of Michigan Law School
These cases have been selected and summarized by the Director of the Refugee Caselaw Site, Professor James Hathaway of the University of Michigan Law School, and by Professor Walter Kälin of the Institute of Public Law of the Faculty of Law, University of Bern.
These cases are selected and indexed by teams of leading experts and members of the International Association of Refugee Law Judges from around the world.
Cases are included in this database only because of their topical relevance.
www.refugeecaselaw.org   (306 words)

 Case law
In this case in which a heterosexual man was charged with violating Rhode Island's sodomy statute, the ACLU of Rhode Island filed a friend of the court brief arguing that the sodomy law violated the state constitutional right to privacy.
Significantly, it found that the specific cases of individuals charged with solicitation to commit sodomy had not established a presumption of privacy by seeking to commit sodomy in a public park.
Their complaints were not allowed to be extended question the constitutionality of the sodomy law as applied to acts engaged in private.
www.sodomylaws.org /legal.htm   (1306 words)

 Bora Laskin Law Library - How to locate Case Law
Legal textbooks can provide access to case law since authors generally refer in the footnotes to important cases that illustrate the points of law they are discussing.
Law journals can also provide access to case law since, like books, authors of articles often refer in the footnotes to important cases that illustrate the points of law they are discussing.
To find cases dealing with insurance law, for example, one could search the indices to the Canadian Cases on the Law of Insurance (C.C.L.I.), which would provide access to a select number of cases on the topic of insurance.
www.law-lib.utoronto.ca /resources/locate/caselaw.htm   (316 words)

 EDR Case Law
This case was a result of a crash involving a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado truck and a 1987 Ford Taurus station wagon.
This was a criminal case where the driver was charged with leaving the scene of a pedestrian involved accident.
This was a criminal case where the prosecution sought to enter EDR evidence and the defense objected.
www.harristechnical.com /cdr5.htm   (1843 words)

 IPSEA: case law
This aspect of the case is unique in two ways: it features an LEA appealing on the ground that special educational provision should be quantified in a Statement (as opposed to defending the position that quantification is not required).
Also, it contains the only actual example in case law of a child who does not require their Statemented provision to be quantified: as such, the very exceptional nature of S's needs, provisions and placement give an indication of how rare non-quantification should be.
If in the present case nothing other than a sentence on the lines of ‘£6,000 is allocated to pay for all P’s needs’ has appeared in part 3 of the statement I would have regarded this as not complying with the requirements of specificity contained in the statute and regulations.
www.ipsea.org.uk /caselaw.htm   (4666 words)

 Case law professors help Iraq train new judiciary
At the end of their journey, they were met by Melissa Waters, a visiting professor at Case Western Reserve University's School of Law and acting director of Case's Frederick K. Cox International Law Center's War Crimes Research Office.
Michael Scharf, ILAC co-founder and Case professor of law, ILAC's mission is to assist governments in resurrecting their judicial systems and ensuring accountability for atrocities in the aftermath of armed conflicts or political transitions.
Case law professors Jessie Hills and Chip Carter also will participate in future training sessions for the Iraqis.
www.case.edu /news/2004/6-04/waters.htm   (1293 words)

 Case Western Reserve University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Dean Gerald Korngold, who has served with great distinction as Dean of the Case School of Law since 1997, has announced that he will step down from the dean's position at the end of June 2006.
Case School of Law is proud to announce the launch of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center's new "Saddam Hussein on Trial" Blog.
Under Korngold’s leadership the law school has seen a significant increase in average LSAT and undergraduate GPA scores of entering students; completed a $25 million fundraising campaign; added four new centers and more than 130 courses; introduced CaseArc; and propelled the law school into the top fifty law schools in the U.S. News rankings.
lawwww.cwru.edu   (461 words)

 Case Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Now regarding statutory law, it is correct to say it supercedes common law and some common laws no longer exist (those that have been replaced with statutes as provided for in the Constitution).
In the case of Olmstead vs. U.S. 277 US 438, 48 S.Ct. 564, 575; 72 L ED 944 (1928) he declared: "Decency, security, and liberty alike demand that Government officials shall be subjected to the same rules of conduct that are commands to the Citizen.
In the case of U.S. vs. Carruthers 219 F 2d 21 (1925), the Court ruled that the Business Trust has the right to own property and be sued.
www.asaprotection.com /caselaw.htm   (5049 words)

 Abstract Appeal -- by Matt Conigliaro
The case was tried to a jury, which ruled in Michael's favor, finding that Terri had bulimia, that her bulimia caused her cardiac arrest, and that the doctors were negligent in failing to diagnose the situation.
After this case gained national attention in 2003, Gary Fox, the lawyer who represented Terri and Michael in that suit, wrote a stirring column concerning Terri's bulimia and how the tragic effects of that disease have been lost in the hoopla surrounding this case.
This case has become such a controversy because of Terri's parents' insistence that their daughter would not wish to die under these circumstances and their claim that Terri is conscious and responsive to stimulation.
abstractappeal.com /schiavo/infopage.html   (6391 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The case presentations begin with a schedule that identifies decisions by country, by jurisdiction within each country, and by CISG articles at issue in each case.
The case law segment of the database is a sharing of data on case law by Professor Michael R. Will of the University of Geneva and the Pace Law School Institute of International Commercial Law and by other colleagues.
We are also grateful to be able to draw upon case material provided by members of the autonomous network of CISG websites.
cisgw3.law.pace.edu /cisg/text/cisgtc.html   (220 words)

 K9 Case Law at K9copper.com
This case was rather embarassing and damaging to K9 law enforcement, and it didn't have to happen.
The good news is that in only three cases of the class action, did the court find the K9 handler's and their supervision severely lacking and liable.
The court had thrown out the class action case and went forward the three single incidents because it didn't feel that assessing actions en masse was proper.
www.k9copper.com /k9caselaw.html   (1100 words)

 Case Law in the Legal Research Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The descriptions include a case citation, the nature of the case, description of electronic data involved, and a description of the electronic discovery issue.
Summaries consist of a concise explanation of the relevant questions of law, case name and number, date of certiorari granted, and lower court citation.
According to site documentation, the library selects cases for inclusion "based on a ranking developed from citation data in historical and constitutional texts." In other words, if one of 15 authorities (see list at the site) cites to a case, the library will add the records and briefs.
www.virtualchase.com /resources/caselaw.shtml   (2249 words)

 Case Management Software for Law Offices
Case management software solutions by Needles are easy to use and provide you with the tools to work better, faster and more efficiently.
Case management software by Needles is the most customizable case management software on the market today.
We are a complete practice management solution for law firms ranging from sole practitioner offices to the large law firm.As you evaluate your need for case management software, know that thousands of software clients in over 1,300 firms rely on Needles for outstanding case management performance.
www.needleslaw.com   (204 words)

 Welcome to the Legal Information Institute
September 21 - Cornell University joins with Columbia, Harvard, NYU, Penn, U Chicago, and Yale in filing an amicus brief (PDF) with the Supreme Court in the /FAIR/ case challenging the constitutionality of the Solomon Amendment on military recruitment on college campuses.
March 5 - Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Inspector General's report (pdf) entitled "Review of the Transportation Security Administration's Role in the Use and Dissemination of Airline Passenger Data" finds that the "TSA did not ensure that privacy protections were in place for all of the passenger data transfers."
The judgment of the Missouri Supreme Court setting aside the sentence of death imposed upon Christopher Simmons is affirmed."
www.law.cornell.edu   (704 words)

 New Jersey Courts Search Page
However with this citator, the goal is to give users enough information to make their own decision about the significance of the citing case, while keeping it short enough so that is not too much work.
To find cased by their date of decision, First select the courts that you wish to search.
These cases are made available by an agreement between the New Jersey Administrative Office of Courts and Rutgers University School of Law - Camden.
lawlibrary.rutgers.edu /search.shtml   (755 words)

 Documentation Centre Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM)
These four databases contain the case law of the United Nations human rights treaty monitoring bodies that provide for an individual complaints procedure.
The database CERD contains the case law of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination under article 14 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
The first one is the so-called Case, which could be seen as an index per case.
sim.law.uu.nl /SIM/Dochome.nsf/aedb8166f5bb4158c1256640002fb9d1/df84cef52460f085c12566400041d97d?OpenDocument   (454 words)

 Case Law
Diversion of Water from the Meuse case, (Netherlands v.
Application for Revision of the Judgment of 11 September 1992 in the Case concerning the
Argument and Appendix to the case of the United States before the International Boundary Commission, United States-Mexico, Hon.
www.internationalwaterlaw.org /Case-Law.htm   (300 words)

 Law Resources: Case Law
Case law consists of the written opinions (or decisions) of judges giving the verdict in a particular case and the reasoning behind it, including citations to relevant statutes and other cases (precedents).
Cases are often published in several online resources and sets of books, called reporters, simultaneously.
Cases are first published in print as slip opinions.
library.scsu.ctstateu.edu /lawcasewhat.html   (489 words)

 The Bible Archive - XI Case Law (Romans 4)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sometimes it's a case exactly like the one in court which will either force the court's hand or it casts the entire process to a higher court of appeals.
The promise to Abraham and to his future generations was not brought to fruition by the merit of the people nor by their continued belief nor their adherence to the law but rather by the very word of God.
It is not by the merit of works nor by the merit of belief...if that were the case it would be by law, which only brings death.
www.biblearchive.com /mambo4_5/content/view/182/51   (1778 words)

 Case Law
There are new case law updates occurring in the various court systems regularly.
It is important that officers ensure they keep up to date with the latest decisions in their jurisdictional boundaries.
Terry Fleck has made it a personal endeavor to ensure officers are consistently up to date with the latest in case law.
www.policek9.com /html/case_law.html   (143 words)

 legal/Case Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The FAA is legally required to comply with numerous environmental laws and regulations and can be challenged in court by individuals or parties that believe the FAA has not complied.
A federal question jurisdiction exists in cases that involve the U.S. government, U.S. Constitution or federal law interpretation, or controversies between the U.S. and foreign governments.
The 12 circuit courts of appeals are divided by geographical boundaries and handle appeals from district courts that are located within its geographical circuit.
www.faa.gov /programs/en/caselaw.cfm   (344 words)

 Copyright Cases Index (BitLaw)
In this case, a photocopying service was sued for copyright infringement for making "coursepacks" for students at the University of Michigan.
In response to the claim of copyright infringement, the copyshop owner claimed that the creation of coursepacks for students was a fair use under the Copyright Act.
The Second Circuit held in this case that certain New York misappropriation laws were preempted by the Copyright Act.
www.bitlaw.com /source/cases/copyright   (525 words)

 DG3 case Law: contents
Case Law of the Boards of Appeal (Fourth Edition)
This site provides a download facility of the PDF version of the publication "Case Law of the Boards of Appeal (Fourth Edition)".
The browser plugin may be downloaded for free from the Adobe website.
www.european-patent-office.org /legal/case_law/e   (104 words)

 Canine Legal Update and Opinions
It deals specifically with case law that mandates policy on patrol canine use, deployment, control, report writing and liability.
The Canine Legal Update and Opinions for Supervisors and Administrators was developed as a tool to assist in the management of canine units throughout the United States.
It deals specifically with case law trends, industry standards, documentation, court room testimony and sample guidelines.
www.k9fleck.org   (401 words)

 CNN.com - Federal judge weighs Schiavo case - Mar 21, 2005
The two sides presented their cases in court Monday for 45 minutes apiece.
Pressed by Whittemore to cite any case law to support his argument, Gibbs admitted he could not think of any.
Hours earlier, President Bush signed into law a bill authorizing the federal courts to review the case after emergency weekend sessions in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate.
www.cnn.com /2005/LAW/03/21/schiavo   (1185 words)

It must be remembered that no legal precedence is permanent and many times current laws and case law are overturned by more recent decisions.
This recent case in the 6th Federal Circuit decided and filed on September 1, 1998, is the latest authority for parental wiretapping: POLLOCK v POLLOCK
Read this case and find out: (7/21/98) This case was remanded after the Michigan Legislature enacted legislation granting specific immunities to court appointed Guardian Ad Litem Attorneys.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/6260/michlaw.html   (412 words)

 Case Law Research Including Criminal Family Law Research Case And Legal Student And Law School Resource
In less than 2 minutes you'll be enjoying full-unlimited access to all our jurisdictions for Law, Legal Resource, and Court Case Library Research.
Our Legal Research system will let you find Court Case Law opinions (back to 1900) for U. Supreme, Federal Circuit, and the top 2 levels of all 50 State Appellate Courts.
Copy and paste the case seamlessly into your briefs or other documents, or if needed you can download or print the case.
www.caseclerk.com   (417 words)

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