From Hammurabi to Mendel, from Thomas Jefferson to Charles Darwin, we are compulsively drawn to classifying, categorizing and coding the world around us. Coding of all kinds, whether it's a cryptographic language, a body of laws or a bunch of ... Huffington Post, 2 months ago
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The Law Book: From Hammurabi to the International Criminal Court, 250 Milestones in the History of Law
Michael H Roffer, professor of legal research at New York Law School, invites the reader to delve into civilisation's legal past. Commencing in 2250 BC with the oldest written will, and ending in the fight for gay marriage in 2015, Roffer races ...Law Society Gazette, 4 weeks ago
Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes advanced easterly on Sunday in an attack designed to prepare the way for an offensive to drive IS forces from Mosul. Tanks, armoured vehicles and infantry moved forward warily because of the threat from ...MSN Canada, 11 hours ago
When it comes to the "As Built" and "about to be built" infrastructure, building codes have a significant impact on the disaster resilience of communities. The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) does a rating of states subject to ...Emergency Management, 1 day ago
After helping nearly 1.3 million disabled people, the iconic prosthetic makers are turning their attention to animals Before he died, Shaktiman got a prosthetic foot from the US. Let us consider the Jaipur foot from India. Just as an option. The ...Livemint.com, 3 days ago
If ideas are tools -- equipment for living , so to speak -- we might well imagine the culture as a heavily patched-up conceptual backpack that has been around the world a few times. It has been roughly handled along the way. The stitches strain ...Inside Higher Ed, 4 days ago
Public sector banks (PSBs), which are finding the going tough with rising levels of non-performing assets (NPAs) and acute shortage of staff, will soon be allowed to visit the country's business and engineering schools for recruitment. The newly ...Hindustan Times, 5 days ago
Today, islamic finance is widely accepted as a global USD 2 trillion industry offering banking, insurance and asset management services in over 75 countries around both the Islamic and non-Islamic world. In recent years, it has captured headlines ...Business Islamica, 1 week ago Iraqi Christians seek refuge from Islamic State New Europe, 2 months ago
Felix Aina There is always the flipside of every narrative. It is called the other story. The other story is very unpopular, very turgid, very unassuming and lacks the currency and obstinate recurrence of the story, its twin sibling. The other ...This Day Online, 1 week ago
Editor's Note: This post is written by a law firm chair who wrote on the condition of anonymity. By Anonymous, Chair of a law firm's Executive Committee High-profile law firms have recently been the target of serious data breaches . This has ...Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business, 1 week ago
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