Georgetown Law’s Free & Low Cost Legal Research Guide has been posted on the Georgetown Library’s web page. It’s a must-have for library users who do not have access to Lexis or Westlaw because the guide lays out resource options in an easy to understand way.
Hari M. Osofsky, Is Climate Change “International”? Litigation’s Diagonal Regulatory Role, 49 Va. J. Int’l L. 585 (2009).
Rodney A. Smolla, Classic Revisited Bradbury: Fahrenheit 451, 107 Mich. L. Rev. 892 (2009).
Robin Fretwell Wilson, Sandra Johnson, Joan Krause and Richard Savor, Eds., Health Law and Bioethics: Cases in Context (Aspen Pub. 2009).
Timothy S. Jost,Health Insurance Exchanges: Legal Issues available at the O’Neill Center
Timothy S. Jost, The Regulation of Private Health Insurance available at the National Academy of Social Insurance
Johanna Bond, Multiscalar Civil Society?: Legal Pluralism and Inequality, 10 Or. Rev. Int’l L. 391 (2008).
Timothy S. Jost, Value-Based Purchasing In Traditional Medicare: Legal Issues, available at New America Foundation
The Judicial Conference adopted a new revised Code of Conduct for U.S. judges at its biannual meeting yesterday. This is the first substantial revision of the Code of Conduct since 1992. The Code of Conduct which addresses judicial impropriety, disqualification, and extra-judicial activities, has also been reworded into plainer, clearer English. The Conference also asked Congress to create 63 new federal judgeships (permanent and temporary). The announcement from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts here.
It was just a matter of time, really. As many as nine jurors in a recent federal drug trial disregarded a Florida judge’s instructions not to do their own research. Today’s NYT has the story, Mistrial by iPhone: Juries’ Web Research Upends Trials.