Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Jeff Lefstin has posted an article on the leading patent blog, Patently-O, on the origins of the clear and convincing standard. Here's the link: http://www.patentlyo.com/patent/2010/10/guest-post-origins-of-the-clear-and-convincing-standard.html
Monday, October 4, 2010
Hadar Aviram has published an op-ed in the Friday, Oct. 1, San Francisco Daily Journal, titled, "California's Death Penalty Is A Farce." The article uses the recent procedural wrangling around the now-postponed execution of Albert Brown as a point of departure.
Lara Bazelon has published an article titled, "West Memphis 3's California Connection," in the Monday, October 4, 2010, issue of The Recorder. The article explores the cutting-edge issue of what quantum of evidence is necessary for prisoners to establish an entitlement to new trials based on DNA evidence that is exculpatory, but less than conclusive.
Chimene Keitner has published an article in The American Society of International Law Insights, Vol. 14, Issue 30, titled, "Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum: Another Round in the Fight over Corporate Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute." Here's the link: http://www.asil.org/insights.cfm, then scroll down to Chimene's article.