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2008-12-08 16:56:00

DETROIT, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Ashenfelter and The Detroit Free Press met the highest ethical standards in reporting the Justice Department's 2004 internal investigation of former Assistant U.S.

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2008-12-08 12:40:00

Border security is becoming even more invasive, as many agents are now not only searching through travelers’ luggage, they also want to know the personal details stored on their digital devices.

2008-12-03 12:58:37

 In an article in the December issue of the journal Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Frank J. Landy questions research that is said to demonstrate that stereotypes about social groups bias personnel decisions. He argues that this research is based on faulty methods of studying the question. However, in one of 13 commentaries on Landy's article in the same issue, Madeline Heilman and Alice Eagly take issue with Landy's conclusions.Landy reviewed experimental research on...

2008-10-10 09:00:52

By Linda Thomson Deseret News In courtrooms throughout the state, it's not uncommon for someone to be declared "incompetent" to stand trial and, according to the law, they must be sent to the Utah State Hospital for treatment.

2008-09-13 00:00:15

By Elizabeth Stull Certain coercive investigative policies adopted by the Department of Justice in 1999 have been withdrawn but some lawyers say federal legislation is necessary to protect their clients' constitutional rights in the future.

2008-08-04 09:00:31

Securities Selective waiver BOTTOM LINE: District court held that doctrine of selective waiver did not protect documents from discovery where they had previously been disclosed to other parties to the litigation, despite the entry of a confidentiality agreement with those parties.

2008-07-31 21:00:29

By Kevin Lilly, Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Ind. Jul. 31--The trial of an accused liquor store robber ended in a mistrial Thursday when jurors could not agree on a verdict.

2008-07-07 09:00:00

U.S. scientists say evidence found recently in Ohio and Indiana supports the theory of a giant object exploding 12,900 years ago over Canada.

2008-07-06 15:00:22

By Kathy Mellott, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Jul. 6--BEDFORD -- Last week's death-penalty hearing for Joseph W. Clark was the first, at least in modern history, for Bedford County, court watchers say.

2008-07-02 12:00:40

ALPHARETTA, Ga., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As digital evidence continues to become more common in litigation, so has the need for computer forensic experts.


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