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Changes sought for endangered species act

...don't like. But nobody has enough power to pass anything," said Dale Goble, an expert on the act who works as a law professor at the University of Idaho.Goble added that the main reason some species linger for decades on the endangered list...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-05/changes-sought-endangered-species-act
State
Judge: $765M might not cover NFL concussion claims

...fairness hearing this year, when objectors can question the plan. The objectors could later decide to opt out of it.Law professor Gabe Feldman, who directs the sports law program at the Tulane University Law School, called the ruling a setback...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-15/judge-765m-might-not-cover-nfl-concuss
Sports
US overhauls process for recognizing Indian tribes

...The new rules will create tensions for host communities and some recognized tribes, according to Richard Monette, a law professor and expert on American Indian tribes at the University of Wisconsin. Tribes along the Columbia River in Washington...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-26/us-overhauls-process-recognizing-indian
State
NFL, NHL concussion cases are not the same

...he's suffered from post-traumatic head syndrome, headaches, memory loss and dizziness.Michael McCann, a sports law professor at the University of New Hampshire, expected this lawsuit to come like most observers of the NHL and the sports world...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-28/nfl-nhl-concussion-cases-are-not-same
Sports
The danger of Supreme Court deep throats

...wound up writing a joint dissent. Law professor Paul Campos from the University...high-profile case. Harvard law professor Mark Tushnet has written about...Thomas might muster. Harvard law professor Noah Feldman called his 2010 book...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-17/danger-supreme-court-deep-throats
Opinion
Fans injured at NASCAR race explore legal options

...believe many courts in Florida won't hold that they consented efficiently," said University of Florida emeritus law professor Joseph Little.Still, Paul Huck, an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law, said contract law...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-02-27/fans-injured-nascar-race-explore-legal
Sports
Judge's ruling challenges US transplant system

...have political voice shouldn't be able to claim special treatment," said Lawrence O. Gostin, a prominent health law professor at Georgetown University, who questioned the legal basis of the rulings. Transplant policies aim to be "fair and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-06-07/judges-ruling-challenges-us-transplant-sy
Art
Alaska jumps into fight over gun rights

...University of Alaska Fairbanks, however, said Chenault's bill is "clearly unconstitutional."Spitzer, the Washington law professor, explains some of the historical context of such measures.Proponents of nullification 200 years ago "took the position...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-11/alaska-jumps-fight-over-gun-rights
State
Court OKs no-knock searches

...not have the vote of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, a moderate conservative. Ronald Allen, a Northwestern University Law professor, said the ruling "suggests those four would be happy to consider overturning" a 1961 Supreme Court opinion that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061606/sta_20060616010.shtml
News
Taking a stand in the forest

...their land claim," said Fred Carmichael, chairman of the Aboriginal Pipeline Group. But University of Victoria law Professor John Borrows, an expert on aboriginal legal rights, said the Canadian Constitution, court rulings and treaties provide...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071106/sta_20060711016.shtml
News

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