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Heidi Barcus: State’s tort reform detailed as law goes into effect – Knoxville News Sentinel

The act, commonly referred to as tort reform during the recent legislative debate, places caps on noneconomic and punitive damages in certain lawsuits, including car wrecks, medical malpractice, products liability and torts for injury to a business.

Rules for family law reporting of interest in Irish legal circles – Irish Times

A guide to reporting on family law proceedings in England and Wales has been welcomed by lawyers and journalists IN ENGLAND and Wales, members of the media may attend family law proceedings held “in private”, although members of the public … Continue reading

Brown signs elder-care protection bills – Long Beach Press-Telegram

Jerry Brown signed a series of bills into law Friday designed to protect elderly people, including two that require care facilities to notify their residents of possible closures and another intended to expedite reporting of suspected elder abuse.

Highlighting the Course of Biotech Law – Genetic Engineering News

Gerry J. Elman, J.D. In August 1981 the National Law Journal proclaimed that “Genetic Engineering Creates a New Breed of Lawyer.” Fascinated by the headline, I devoured the article even though it didn’t say anything about artificial android attorneys …

Obama seeks supreme court ruling on healthcare law – Financial Times

The fate of Barack Obama’s landmark health insurance reform law could be decided by the Supreme Court by next June after the administration said it was seeking an immediate review of the act’s constitutionality before the high court. The timing … Continue reading

Intellectual property expert to speak at wine law meeting in Spain – Napa Valley Register

Scott Gerien, head of Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty’s intellectual property practice group, has been invited to speak at the annual meeting of the International Wine Law Association in Logrono, Spain.   Gerien will  talk about the issue of …

Business Group Asks Supreme Court to Strike Down Entire Health Care Law – FOX News

WASHINGTON – A small-business group opposed to the health care overhaul is asking the Supreme Court to strike down the entire law, not just the core requirement to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. The National Federation of Independent … Continue reading

Business group appeals US health law to high court – Reuters

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – A small business group said on Wednesday it has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court in its legal challenge seeking to strike down all of President Barack Obama’s signature 2010 healthcare law. The National …

Activity-based protein profiling of host–virus interactions

David R. Blais, Neda Nasheri, Craig S. McKay, Marc C.B. Legault, John Paul Pezacki. Virologists have benefited from large-scale profiling methods to discover new host–virus interactions and to learn about the mechanisms of pathogenesis. One such technique, referred to as … Continue reading

Platforms for enrichment of phosphorylated proteins and peptides in proteomics

Iris L. Batalha, Christopher R. Lowe, Ana C.A. Roque. Protein phosphorylation is a complex and highly dynamic process involved in numerous biological events. Abnormal phosphorylation is one of the underlying mechanisms for the development of cancer a….