Posts made in August, 2011

U.S. Businesses Complain of .XXX Domain Shakedown

8/31/2011 As part of their preparation for the December launch of the new triple-x Internet domain, lawyers for some of the most famous brands in the United States are right now scrambling to prevent a potential rip-off of a valuable
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Following Rejection by Appeals Court, Health Insurance Requirement Heads for Supreme Court

8/31/2011   The core of the Obama Administration’ health care reform was ruled against by a federal appeals court panel, raising the question of whether or not Americans will actually be obliged to purchase a healthcare policy. The issue heads
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Fracking Report Of DOE Earns Praise For Focus On Disclosure And Other Gas Drilling Aspects

8/30/2011   The two lawmakers in Colorado who are spearheading the efforts to clean up the controversial natural gas drilling method called hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, lauded Thursday the findings made by a federal advisory panel. The panel
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U.S. Opens New Front In Fight With For-Profit Colleges

8/30/2011   As students are making their final preparations for the school opening, a lingering dispute between for-profit college industry and government regulators has boiled over, with a lawsuit claiming that one of the major players are engaged in a
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More Information Asked By Judge in Righthaven Copyright Lawsuit

8/29/2011   A judge in Las Vegas indicated Friday that he wanted to examine more closely one of the copyright infringement lawsuits filed by Righthaven LLC, a move that cannot be considered as good news for Righthaven. The firm is
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Legal End to Shale Wastewater Discharges Being Pushed by the State

8/29/2011   The efforts of environmental regulators to stop improperly treated shale drilling wastewater from being disposed into state streams will carry the weight of law soon. The Department of Environmental Protection is asking the shale gas operators in the
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Fight Over Miami River Condos Ends With Supreme Court Ruling

8/28/2011   The issues surrounding the two controversial residential projects located on the Miami River, whose city endorsements have been legally challenged for causing damage to the marine industry and the comprehensive plan of the city, have finally been resolved
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State’s Pit Rule to be Rewritten by Industry

8/28/2011   Independent Petroleum Association representatives in New Mexico are deep into negotiations with the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association on how to present a united stand with regards to their aim of rewriting the state’s pit rule. The
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Google Ventures into Online Law Business With Rocket Lawyer

8/27/2011   Venture capitalists are starting to pour money into one of the last industries to defend against commoditization on the World Wide Web. Google Ventures announced today that it is among the group that infused around $18.5 million into
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Lawsuit Filed by Law Grads Over Tuition

8/27/2011   Two lawsuits were filed in New York and Michigan on Wednesday against the New York Law School and Thomas M. Cooley Law School. The suits were seeking class action status. The plaintiffs are graduates of the two schools.
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