Drunken Driving Issue Feared Lost in Y2K Hype

Boston, MA – Even with warnings as blatant as Australia’s and New Zealand’s, ”If you drink and drive, you’re a bloody idiot,” a Harvard University researcher said he fears the messages aimed at curbing drunken driving might be getting lost in the hype surrounding the...

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Cyberlibel Litigation and Offline Libel Litigation

Differences and Consequences in Cyberlibel Litigation and Offline Libel Litigation A. DIFFERENCES There are a number of differences between offline libel and cyberlibel litigation. 1) Jurisdiction In offline libel there is one institution, such as a traditional press or media outlet that is situated in...

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Your vote is your voice

Ever wonder if your vote counts? Consider this: According to a recent column in the Washington Post, in the Presidential election of 2000, the “election result would have been reversed by the switch of 269 votes in Florida.” Had Al Gore won that state, he...

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Lawyers protect consumers and victims

Sen. John Edwards’ nomination as a candidate for vice president of the United States brings increased attention to the role that trial lawyers play in society;   Before being elected to the U.S. Senate, Edwards was a successful trial lawyer who won major cases on...

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Donating Your Body to Medicine

As part of your estate plan, you may want to leave instructions in your will to your loved ones to donate your body to medicine. There are many important reasons to donate your body to medicine. Your donation can be used to: Teach medical students...

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