Online legal publisher Justia and Cornell University takes over Oyez’s U.S. Supreme Court audio recordings database


Online legal publisher Justia and Cornell University’s nonprofit site Legal Information Institute joined forces to take over Oyez website’s database of over 8000 hours of U.S. Supreme Court audio recordings. The deal took place due to Oyez’s unclear future in the wake of it’s founder Jerry Goldman’s retirement date approaching. Jerry Goldman, who is aContinue reading “Online legal publisher Justia and Cornell University takes over Oyez’s U.S. Supreme Court audio recordings database”

Latest News/Update on Microsoft (Live Blog)


16 March, 2014: Microsoft seeks legal help in US against piracy in emerging markets Microsoft has succeeded in getting Attorneys general of states like Lousiana and Oklahoma in its efforts to secure payments from unlicensed users in China and other emerging markets. Earlier Attorneys-general did not take active interest in overseas issues concerning companies. Microsoft managedContinue reading “Latest News/Update on Microsoft (Live Blog)”

Afghanistan: Teenage girl appeals and wins forced prostitution case


Little did Sahar Gul knew, an Afghani teenager that she may land up in hospital after her in-laws forced her to take up prostitution. Her case ended up in the Supreme Court of Afghanistan after her convicted in-laws were released by appeals courts, who were originally sentenced to a 10 year jail term. The AljazeeraContinue reading “Afghanistan: Teenage girl appeals and wins forced prostitution case”

Federal probe ordered into bribery allegations over JPMorgan Chase, another legal headache for the company


  A federal bribery investigation has been ordered to look into the allegations leveled against JPMorgan Chase & Co. that it has hired the children of top Chinese officials to win business. The case comes as another addition to the series of legal and regulatory headaches faced by the Chief Executive Jamie Dimon. Although DimonContinue reading “Federal probe ordered into bribery allegations over JPMorgan Chase, another legal headache for the company”

Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement


It appears as if some serious problem is going to be created for Apple as it’s trial on ebook price fixing charges is filed by the U.S. government begins on Monday in New York. Apple will have to alone deal with the charges put across by the U.S. Department of Justice in a non-jury trial.Continue reading “Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement”

Real Heroes honored: There’s always a ray of hope out there


Maintaining the dignity and honor of any community cannot be achieved by lip service alone. Empty claims soon reveal the intention of people making them and even the people who hears these claims and still don’t bother to take a step ahead, even after realizing the truth behind these claims. For those who do, theyContinue reading “Real Heroes honored: There’s always a ray of hope out there”

Julian Assange gets political asylum from Ecuador


  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange got political asylum from the government of Ecuador on Thurday. The diplomatic ties between England and Ecuador have complicated following the grant of asylum. Assange had been staying in the Ecuadorian embassy in London from past few days to avoid being cornered and extradited by the London Police to Sweden onContinue reading “Julian Assange gets political asylum from Ecuador”