Today’s Legal News Headlines 2/24/2010

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Toyota executives face tough questioning Tuesday at the first congressional hearing on the Japanese automaker’s sudden acceleration problems and the company’s handling of the safety issue.

Najibullah Zazi, of , has pleaded guilty in federal court in a plot to attack New York City with homemade bombs. Zazi pleaded guilty Monday afternoon on charges of conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction, supporting terror.

Some pediatricians say hot dogs need a warning label. The American Academy of Pediatrics says 10,000 children under age 14 choke on foods like hot dogs each year. The group is supporting warning labels or a redesign, saying hot dogs are the perfect shape to get lodged in a childs throat.

It’s being called the largest research fraud in medical history. Dr. Scott Reuben, a former member of Pfizer’s speakers’ bureau, has agreed to plead guilty to faking dozens of research studies that were published in medical journals.

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Natural Rights, Enumerated Rights, and the Ninth Amendment

October 15, 2008
Speaker: Michael W. McConnell, Presidential Professor of Law, Judge, 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Summary: The Sumner Canary Lecture
When faced with drafting a Bill of Rights, members of the First Congress were faced with an impossible problem: what to include and what to leave out. Lockean theory told them that after construction of a social compact, such as the Constitution, the people would retain all rights not relinquished to the state. But what was the legal status of those retained rights, and how would they be affected by the explicit enumeration of some but not all of them?

Michael W. McConnell joined the faculty of S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1997 after teaching at the University of Chicago Law School for 12 years, where he was William B. Graham Professor of Law. Prior to his teaching career, Professor McConnell served as assistant to the solicitor general with the U.S. Department of Justice, assistant general counsel for the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, and clerked for Chief Judge J. Skelly Wright, of the District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. He also served a clerkship with U.S. Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan. Among the country’s most distinguished scholars in the fields of constitutional law and theory with a specialty in the religion clauses of the First Amendment, Professor McConnell has argued 11 times before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is widely published in the areas of church-state relations and the First Amendment. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and was sworn in as a judge on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on January 3, 2003.

Professor McConnell teaches constitutional law, family law, state and local government, religion and the First Amendment.

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2005-05-20: Mimi’s Legal Advice (1/2)

Belle convinces Mimi to seek legal counsel from Mickey.

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Attorney General Tom Corbet 4/17/10 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on case law and the Constitution 2 of 5

Attorney General Tom Corbet 4/17/10 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on case law and the Constitution Pt 2 of 5

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NYIT’s LI News Tonight: Legal Job Site

A new website helps people in the legal profession find jobs as Elizabeth Zumba reports for NYIT’s LI News Tonight.

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The Patriot Act’s Historical and Legal Context – Judge Napolitano of Fox News

Judge Andrew Napolitano addresses issues with the Patriot Act. The Judges web page: http://www.judgenap.com

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2005-05-20: Mimi’s Legal Advice (2/2)

Continues on from Part 1.

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Business Law and Regulation in the Roberts Court – Antitrust

September 16, 2010
“Business Law and Regulation in the Roberts Court”
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Center for Business Law and Regulation Symposium
Cleveland, Ohio

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