Accurate, Focused Research on Law, Technology and Knowledge Discovery Since 2002

Law Journals, Biomedical Journals, and Restraint of Trade

Curfman, Gregory, Law Journals, Biomedical Journals, and Restraint of Trade (November 26, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3972379 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3972379 “Scholarly law journals permit manuscripts to be submitted to multiple law journals simultaneously, while scholarly biomedical journals generally require that manuscripts be submitted to a single journal at a time. This article compares and contrasts the… Continue Reading

What We Don’t Want to Know

Vice – “Do you want to know what you’ll get for Christmas? A movie spoiler? When you’ll die? The study of deliberate ignorance reveals the topics people want to remain in the dark about….After the reunification of Germany in 1990, the Stasi’s files were opened to the public, and anyone could apply to see if… Continue Reading

This Wonder Bird Flies Thousands of Miles, Non-Stop, as Part of an Epic Migration

Smithsonian Magazine: “Long-distance migration is the most extreme and life-threatening thing that any animal does. And migratory shorebirds make the most miraculous journeys of all, given the distances they cover and their tiny size. There are some 70 species of shorebirds in the world that make the journey from the top of the globe to… Continue Reading

Open Rivers Programme aims to free rivers in Europe by removing obsolete and unused dams

The Open Rivers Programme, launched in Oct. 2021, aims to free rivers in Europe by removing obsolete and unused dams. €42.5M have been allocated as grants to support the removal of dams. The European Commission encourages member states to remove barriers to help 25,000 km of rivers flow freely by 2030. A guide for identifying… Continue Reading

Climate-Washing Litigation: Legal Liability for Misleading Climate Communications

Climate Social Science Network Research Report 2022:1: Climate-Washing Litigation Legal Liability for Misleading Climate Communications. January 13, 2022: “This research report aims to enhance the legal community’s understanding of climate-related ‘greenwashing’ litigation. The report analyses this type of litigation, which can also be described as ‘climate-washing’ litigation, by examining key cases and developments, particularly cases… Continue Reading

Browsing: Russ Kick Collection

The Black Vault: “These records were provided by the family of anthologist and transparency activist Russ Kick, from his papers, facilitated by the generous assistance of Dr. Susan Maret. This is not a complete collection set of his papers, but rather, a selection of items sent to The Black Vault for digital preservation. Biography –… Continue Reading

New Series of CRS Reports on Constitutional Analysis adds additional reports

Follow up to previous posting – New Series of CRS Reports on Constitutional Analysis, The Modes of Constitutional Analysis Parts 1-5 have expanded to include Parts 6-8. The Modes of Constitutional Analysis: Moral Reasoning and the National Ethos (Part 6), Brandon J. Murrill, Jan 13, 2022 The Modes of Constitutional Analysis: Structuralism (Part 7), Brandon… Continue Reading

The true cost of Amazon’s low prices

Vox/Recode: “On the heels of yet another year of record sales, Amazon is dealing with a couple of unwelcome updates in the new year. The Senate Judiciary Committee has announced it will soon be marking up the American Innovation and Choice Online Act, an antitrust bill targeting Amazon and other Big Tech companies. This follows… Continue Reading