We generally think of federal and state statutes as being “the law”. In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt discusses how private organizational rules can sometimes be superior to the law.
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Bird flu is back in the news, a mutated and more contagious form of the disease no less. Both the U.S. and the Netherlands have lost containment…. not on the virus, as you might be expecting…. rather they have lost containment on the research relating to the virus. Here’s Jay Kesan with this week’s Legal Issues in the News.
John Edwards’ career was stopped in its tracks by revelations of an extramarital affair, and recent prosecutions threatened to put him behind bars. This week on Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt explains how mistresses and federal election laws don’t mix.
Sometimes it can be a struggle to find just the right word. In this week’s edition of Legal Issues in the news, commentator Travis McDade single-handedly tracks down the preferred usage of two similar words.