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2012-06-07 23:01:36

Award to Fund Study of the Impact of New Technology on Democratic Institutions New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 The Institute for Information Law & Policy at New York Law School (NYLS) was awarded an $800,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to convene an interdisciplinary planning group of leading researchers, public sector innovators, and technologists to design and develop a research network to study the impact of network technology on democratic...

2011-04-21 00:00:28

New York Law School (NYLS) and Harvard Law School announce the winner of Future Ed, a year-long contest that challenged the legal education community to uncover the best ideas for the future of U.S. and global legal education. The winner was chosen during the final conference in the series, held at NYLS on April 15 and 16, 2011. The Law School also announced a series of initiatives to continue the innovation and collaboration that the Future Ed competition sought to establish. New York, NY...

2011-04-20 00:00:28

Six law school deans have agreed to begin a joint conversation on how law schools can collaborate to use technology more effectively and expansively in legal education. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) April 18, 2011 The deans of the Australian National University College of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, the University of Miami School of Law, New York Law School, the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, and Southwestern Law School have agreed to begin a joint conversation on...

2011-04-08 08:50:00

NEW YORK, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Law School (NYLS) and Lawline.com today announced an alliance to bring online legal learning resources to law students and others who want to learn about law. Lawline.com, a major provider of online continuing legal education (CLE) materials, has recently launched a new service, called learn.lawline.com, offering access to hundreds of hours of educational videos, for free. These materials are packaged in short, targeted segments so that...

2011-03-15 09:21:00

NEW YORK, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfred Geller passed away peacefully in Aventura Hospital (FL) on Thursday, March 3. His wife, Sandra, was at his side. He is survived by Sandra and sons Todd, Christopher, and John, his sister, Marian Goodman, his niece, Amy and nephew, Michael. The funeral was in Aventura with internment in Hollywood, Florida. Best known as a pioneer in television news, Alfred Geller managed the careers of dozens of leading on air personalities. He searched...

2010-12-07 00:00:44

The New York Law School Law Review has released a special symposium issue on the Google Books lawsuit and settlement, providing in-depth analysis of the proposed settlement by leading academic experts who attended the Law School's "D Is for Digitize" conference on the proposed Google Books settlement, held October 8 through 10, 2009. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) December 6, 2010 The New York Law School Law Review has released a special symposium issue on the Google Books lawsuit and settlement,...

2010-10-19 07:38:55

New York Law School's Center for Patent Innovations and the United States Patent and Trademark Office to launch a new Peer To Patent pilot, set to begin on October 25 and run through September 30, 2011. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 19, 2010 New York Law School's Center for Patent Innovations (CPI) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced the launch of a new Peer To Patent pilot, set to begin on October 25 and run through September 30, 2011. The pilot will be...

2010-06-08 06:16:00

LAS VEGAS, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EduComm Booth #34-37 -- Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting, lecture capture and knowledge management, today announced that New York Law School, one of the nation's oldest independent law schools, has standardized on Mediasite for lecture capture and hosting. New York Law School's campus is evolving to meet the changing needs of its students with the opening of a new, state-of-the-art...

2010-05-10 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Advanced Communications Law & Policy Institute hosted a panel discussion today at the Capitol detailing broadband's impact on the lives of senior citizens, people with disabilities and the small business community, and underscoring specific concerns the FCC needs to address as they move forward with calibrating Internet-related public policy and executing the National Broadband Plan. The panel entitled, "Broadband Technologies &...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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