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Law blog roundup (access required)

After a day of honoring American presidents, the blog roundup returns to a nation founded on the rule of law. — Will Failing Law Schools make the best-seller list? — Federal judge rules in case of pornography, pirates and (intellectual) ...

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Maryland’s oyster history: A tale of pirates, poachers (access required)

For a long period of Maryland’s history, the greatest threat to the survival of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay did not come from parasite-spread diseases dermo and MSX. It came, instead, from armed bands of oyster poachers and pirates looking ...

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Piracy includes failed attempts, prosecutors tell 4th Circuit

NORFOLK, Va. — The convictions of five Somali pirates sentenced to life in prison should be upheld because the definition of piracy under international law includes failed attempts, according to a court filing by federal prosecutors. The Somali men were ...

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