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To each library according to its needs…

Aug 27, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Statement in order of Board of Tax Appeals in passing upon library’s request for funds that library could well use the additional amount sought and that such additional amount would not be one cent more than the library could reasonably spend for its expanded activities did not constitute a finding that the library needed such amount within statute providing that allotment to library should be made according to relative needs of the libraries.

Steel Failed to Meet Purchaser’s Specifications; Defendants to Pay $89.6M for Inferior, Untested and Misrepresented Metal

Aug 26, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

O’Neal Steel v. Worldwide Steel Unlimited (N.D.Ala.) Steel Failed to Meet Purchaser’s Specifications; Defendants to Pay $89.6M for Inferior, Untested and Misrepresented Metal

Librarian or Moviestar?

Aug 26, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Description of librarian in novel was not so closely akin to real-life librarian that reader of book, knowing real person, would link the two

Federal Review of State Barriers to Municipal Broadband Networks

Aug 25, 2014 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Today, a significant number of states ban or restrict cities, towns, and other local municipal governments from constructing, owning, and operating municipal

Prisoners right to Law Libraries

Aug 25, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Reasonable restriction placed upon prison inmate’s access to law library because of prior disciplinary action didn’t violate his constitutional right to access it.

August IT Insights Update

Aug 22, 2014 By: J. Peter Pagano

Welcome to the IT Insights blog! IT professionals will find this channel to be the go-to source for need-to-know technological information on

From Business Law Center: Tax Conditions In Inversion Mergers

Aug 22, 2014 By: Craig Eastland

U.S. companies are reorganizing abroad — a maneuver called an inversion — to secure more favorable tax treatment. Here’s a look at how the U.S. has attempted to tackle the issue.

Condé Nast latest company to divest print assets, focus on digital growth

Aug 22, 2014 By: Michael Glasser

Condé Nast announced on Aug. 19 that it would sell a group of its trade print publications to focus on digital and broadcasting assets

Banana Warranty

Aug 22, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Sale of bananas carried implied warranty that the fruit was wholesome and fit for human consumption at time of purchase by the consumer.

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Aug 21, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

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