Monthly Archives: May 2014

Law in the News: Supreme Court agrees to hear potentially groundbreaking Maryland tax case

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it will hear arguments in a Maryland case that could rewrite tax laws across the country and cost Montgomery County and other localities hundreds of millions in revenue if it decides for the plaintiffs. The issue in Maryland v. Wynne is the extent to which a state can tax… Continue reading

Collection Highlight: Animal Law Databases

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Get your research started with the Animal LAW Subject Guide, for print and online resources available at UC Hastings and elsewhere: http://librarysource.uchastings.edu/sp/subjects/guide.php?subject=animal-law Databases at UC Hastings: http://librarysource.uchastings.edu/sp/subjects/databases.php HeinOnline Law Journals: Animal Law Articles Full-text access to more than 1,500 law journals. Environmental Law Reporter A tool to search laws about the environment, natural resources, energy,… Continue reading

Crash Course on Legal Research class today! 5/14, 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Classroom K (198 Building)

Published on: Author: Teresa L

 Please RSVP to libref@uchastings.edu by 4 pm today (Wednesday, May 14.) Have a summer job? Need to brush up on your legal research skills?  The UC Hastings Law Library is offering a Crash Course on Legal Research focused on the practical skills you’ll need to get started on your first assignment. Come by after work on… Continue reading

Fast Food Workers Will Go on Strike (on May 15)

Published on: Author: Teresa L

American employees at fast food restaurants like McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and KFC are due to join their counterparts in dozens of cities around the world on May 15 to walk off the job and demand a raise to $15-an-hour Fast food workers frustrated by low wages will participate in an organized, global walk-out in… Continue reading

Law in the News: Google Sued Over Claims Android Tie-Ins Hurt Competition

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Google Inc. was sued over claims it abused its market power by forcing hand-held device makers that use its Android operating system to also provide the search engine company’s applications. Google’s requirements that manufacturers such as Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) adopt less popular applications in order to use consumer favorites such as YouTube are “designed… Continue reading