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  • Of the 16 countries in West Africa only three – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – are affected by the Ebola virus. Nevertheless, it is having an economic impact on not only these affected countries but many others in the region. … Source:
  • In response to an urgent appeal by the African Union for medical staff to avert West Africa’s health crisis, Ethiopia has pledged to send 200 volunteer health workers to countries hit by the Ebola outbreak. … Source:
  • NAIROBI, Oct 24 (Reuters) – – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. – – – – – EVENTS: * BOTSWANA – The country holds general election, likely to usher in another five years in power for President Ian Khama’s Botswana […]
  • Oct 23 (Reuters) – Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world’s worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The virus has killed more than 4,500 people. (Interactive graphic on Ebola: Here is a timeline of the outbreak: March 22: Guinea confirms a previously unidentified hemorrhagic fever, which killed more […]
  • The petition of the day is: Schultz v. Wescom 14-59 Issue: (1) Whether the Ninth Circuit erred when it held – in conflict with the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Tenth Circuits, but in accord with the Seventh Circuit – that a district court’s order striking or refusing to consider a qualified […]
  • Applying the Supreme Court’s June decision that raised a major new legal threat to Internet rebroadcast of copyrighted TV programs, a federal judge in NewYork City on Thursday ordered Aereo, Inc., to refrain from relaying video to paying customers while any part of the original show is on the air. She refused — but will […]
  • Oct 23 (Reuters) – The deadliest outbreak on record of the Ebola virus has prompted some countries to respond with travel bans, in an attempt to curb the spread of the deadly virus. Source:
  • Significant Case Developments P.F. Chang’s Seeks Dismissal of Data Breach Class Actions, Arguing the Existence of an Express Contract and Lack of Damages Preclude Claims Lewert v. P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc., No. 1:14-cv-04787 (N.D. Ill.). As we described in July and September, P.F. Chang’s was hit with three putative class actions following its announcement […]
  • Millennial claims millennials are “not screwed” while disparaging other millennials. Source:
  • * Does Chief Justice Roberts care enough about avoiding the appearance of partisanship that he’ll sink challenges to Obamacare? [Huffington Post] * Wow. In 1938, they arrested a woman for wearing pants to court. [LA Times] * LSAT takers were down AGAIN. It’s now down more than 40 percent since 2009. Maybe someday soon it […]