* After two laid-off professors sued Charleston School of Law, a judge has issued an injunction reinstating professor Nancy Zisk. Things really aren’t going Charleston’s way, but remember to look on the bright side: they may get a Starbucks! [SC Lawyers Weekly]
* Attorney’s hit and run did not constitute a crime of moral turpitude because he was blackout drunk. One more reason to stay thirsty, my friends! [Legal Profession Blog]
* Lawyers can’t speak English good. [Lawyerist]
* What should be required to vote on a Supreme Court decision? [Concurring Opinions]
* There’s never really a good excuse for handcuffing an 8-year-old like this school rent-a-cop did. Also, did you know the only way to handcuff an 8-year-old is to cuff his upper arms? You do after reading this. [Daily Mail]
* As we hear more about the labor conditions building stadiums in Qatar, this white paper focuses on the unfortunately still modern challenge for in-house lawyers with an international reach: expanding due diligence to uncover slavery rings. [Thomson Reuters]
* Douglas Kennedy’s lawyers were disqualified for trying some funny business with their medical experts. [New York Personal Injury Attorney Blog]
* Cravath partner turned screenwriter and playwright. As the play says, “the first thing we do, let’s give giant bonuses to all the lawyers.” [Big Law Business / Bloomberg BNA]
* Useful practice tip: strive for excellence, not perfection. [What About Clients?]
* Richard Hsu chats with Mark Cuban about something other than how terrible the NBA refs are. [Hsu Untied]
The Third Circuit just delivered not one but TWO benchslaps — of the same district judge. What did the judge do to incite the court’s ire?
With its critical impact on the world economy and global trade, privacy legislation in Asia has been extremely active in the last several years. A recently released report, Privacy Laws in Asia, written by Cynthia Rich of Morrison & Foerster LLP for Bloomberg BNA, analyzes commonalities and differences in the privacy and data security requirements in countries including Australia, India, Hong Kong and more.
This report gives you at-a-glance access to a side-by-side chart comparing four key compliance areas, a country-by-country review of the differences and special characteristics in the law, and explanations of the common elements of the privacy laws in 11 jurisdictions.