WIPO Marrakesh Treaty In Force By Early 2016? Now Part Of Bigger UN Process

The 2013 World Intellectual Property Organization treaty on access to published works for print-disabled readers may go into effect by early 2016. And the treaty has become part of a bigger process at the United Nations on the rights of persons with disabilities, speakers at UN headquarters in New York said this week. The awkwardly… Read More WIPO Marrakesh Treaty In Force By Early 2016? Now Part Of Bigger UN Process

This Year’s Five Most “Frivolous” Lawsuits by “Greedy” Trial Lawyers

Corporate America and irresponsible government officials consistently trash lawsuits as “frivolous” and trial lawyers as “greedy.” Why? Because lawsuits and trial lawyers hold them accountable when they abuse their power, break the law, and violate people’s rights. Want proof? Just look at the five finalists for Public Justice’s 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award.… Read More This Year’s Five Most “Frivolous” Lawsuits by “Greedy” Trial Lawyers

First Indian woman promoted to brig-general

THE Malaysian army has got its first Indian woman as brigadier-­general.Malaysian Nanban reported that S. Suriakal, who was director of the force’s human resource development department, was recently promoted to the rank. Suriakal, who joined the armed forces after completing the SPM examination, said it had been “very supportive” of her, allowing her to complete… Read More First Indian woman promoted to brig-general