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The Roundup: This Week’s Recommended Reading (Nov. 21, 2014)

From Around the Web - Law School Tuition: Helped or Hurt by Public Service Loan Forgiveness? An ongoing criticism of Public Service Loan Forgiveness is that the possibility of earning forgiveness in ten years makes...more

9 Must-Have Apps for Lawyers

While it’s true paper will never go out of style for attorneys, technology – specifically mobile apps – has made the legal profession much easier to navigate. Apps are the perfect tool for lawyers and legal professionals who...more

List of Resources on the Ebola Virus Disease and Pandemic Preparedness

The following websites provide assistance and information on the Ebola virus disease and pandemic preparedness in general. While the Ebola threat has not been classified as a “pandemic,” the below links regarding pandemic...more

CFPB seeking approval for field study of Owning a Home project

The CFPB has published a notice stating that as part of its Owning a Home project, it plans to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget to conduct a field study of the project. The project consists of a various...more

Red Does Not Mean Stop: Practical Tips for Improving the Accuracy of Your Legal Research

If you use Westlaw or LexisNexis for legal research, you are familiar with the red flag or the stop sign—frequently your first hint that a case has been overruled, reversed, or superseded. If you run a search that brings up a...more

Looking for Illinois Insurance Case Law? One-Stop Shopping

If you are not using the Insurance Case Law Index regularly to check on Illinois insurance cases, you are missing out on a great resource. Now summarizing over 1,890 Illinois state and federal case citations, holdings and...more

You’re Only As Good as Your Source: Make Sure to Consult the Right Versions of the ITAR and EAR

These days when we’re in need of information on an unfamiliar topic our first thought is often to “Google it.” Usually, these initial searches generate plenty of useful results. But actually differentiating between the...more

Making Sure Cybersecurity and Liability Concerns Don’t Ground the Drones

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones, are slowly being integrated into U.S. and international airspace systems. Despite current legal and regulatory limitations on their use for civilian purposes, governmental and...more

Next Generation State Privacy Law: Regulating the Commercial Use of Drones

When most Americans think of drones, they think of unmanned, often weaponized aircraft that are used by governments in areas of conflict for intelligence or combat purposes. However, the proverbial sky is the limit on the...more

BRG Review - June 2013, Volume 3, Issue 1

In This Issue: - Letter from the Editor — C. Paul Wazzan, Ph.D. - Introduction to Observational Studies Articles for the BRG Review — David Lewin, Ph.D. - ARTICLES: - Observational Studies in Wage and...more

Rating Agency Developments - April 17, 2013

On April 12, Fitch released its criteria for rating aircraft operating lease ABS. On April 12, Moody’s released its public finance housing methodology and research handbook. On April 10, Fitch released its global structured...more

MBHB Snippets: Review of Developments in Intellectual Property Law - Winter 2013 - Volume 11, Issue 1: Federal Courts Debate Safe...

Patent protection is a critical driver of value for the biotech industry. One of the unique aspects of biotech patents, however, is that many otherwise infringing activities are exempt from claims of patent infringement when...more

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