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In these trying financial times, it is difficult to find any investment that provides a good rate of return. Yet, there is one investment that has proven time after time to hold its value.
The Biotechnology Law Committee's regular update publishes a roundup of hyperlinks to current legal, business, regulatory, and scientific developments in the industry.
An interview with Catherine Kurtz, the global data privacy officer of Sterling Commerce, Inc. She states "whether within the United States or abroad, answers are rarely clear in this complex arena of state and federal laws and regulations as well as industry standards."
Six decisions, including one from the U.S. Supreme Court appearing to extend the Sixth Amendment Confrontation Clause protection holding in Crawford v. Washington.
The Section's Cleantech and Climate Change Co-Chair Susan MacCormac is featured in the July 2009 issue of Law Practice Today. She shares her career advancement insights. Reprinted with permission from Law Practice Today.
The Section was pleased to print the 2009 Student Writing Contest first place winner's article by Ishna Neamatullah, JD Candidate at Suffolk University Law School, in the Summer issue of The SciTech Lawyer. Click here to read Neamatullah's article.
The Obama administration is planning to use the National Security Agency to screen Internet traffic between government agencies and the private sector.
In May 2008, the court in Lenz v. Universal Music held that website content owners have a responsibilitity to consider the Fair Use Doctrine in detereming whether to issue a DMCA takedown notice. Record labels are shifting from law suits toward a "graduated approach."
The Section of Science & Technology Law is pleased to invite you to celebrate our 35th anniversary during the 2009 ABA Annual Meeting.
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Network with fellow Section members online to share resources, news and opportunities.
The proceedings of the Forensic Science for the 21st Century: The National Academy of Sciences Report and Beyond Conference, held at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law on April 3rd & 4th, are finally available.
At the invitation of the Section of Science & Technology Law and the ABA's Rule of Law Initiative, former Section Chair Richard L. Field represented the ABA as the keynote speaker at the 17th Annual Conference on Electronic Transactions (E-Commerce and E-Government) in Abu Dhabi in May, 2009.
The Digital Law Conference is September 23-24, 2009 at the San Jose Convention Center. It is the event for legal professionals whose companies or clients are currently or may in the near future be influenced by the adoption and use of digital technologies.
Getting involved with an ABA committee will enhance your law school experience in numerous ways. Even if you think you don’t have time, there are opportunities you can fit into a busy schedule, and are well worth the effort. Here is a sampling of my work with the Biotech Committee.
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