The question that comes to mind is, ‘Why don’t publishers consider making the ‘course packs’ part of their publishing programmes?’ They could themselves take orders from educational institutions for relevant material that fits into course packs. A point that seems to have escaped notice so far in the public debate is that printing in bulk is cheaper than photocopying. Publishers make profit on the margin between the cost of production and the price charged to the buyer. The price of the packs could easily be made one that the end user, the student, could afford. From the user’s point of view, photocopied text matter is no match for printed pages in terms of readability. In this context the suggestion that all educational institutions pay for licences to make photocopied course packs, through the India Reprographics Rights Organization, does not represent a real solution either. … [Read more...] about Education vs Publishing Rights —Needless Confrontation?
Awareness vs mindfulness
This is the basic nexus of events pertaining to how Anti Doping Laws gained its relevance in the World and then in India. Now we can come to the question that how this case is of any relevance in anti doping laws. Last year, my senior gave me the opportunity to research in the case of Amar Murlidharan vs. NADA. This case was also followed and addressed briefly by media. The athlete had approached Court of Arbitration of Sports before the Sole Arbitrator and we were representing NADA. It seemed like any other case to me back then. But on a careful scrutiny of the facts and law I realized the importance of this case. … [Read more...] about Relevance of the Case of Amar Muralidhar vs. National Anti Doping Agency (“NADA”) in Sports Law
• The DOJ Factors include a list of potential questions the Fraud Section may ask during an investigation, some of which are open-ended with no indication as to which answer may be the “correct” answer from the DOJ’s perspective. Other factors are compound questions, and the DOJ does not identify which portions are more critical or how the responses may be weighed. For example, in assessing the autonomy and resources of a company’s compliance program, the DOJ Factors indicate that the Fraud Section may ask: “Has the company outsourced all or parts of its compliance functions to an external firm or consultant?” But, it is unclear whether the DOJ perceives outsourcing as negative or positive or what weight the DOJ will place on full versus partial outsourcing. Thus, depending on the circumstances, the DOJ could subjectively use a company’s answer to this question to fit its own preconceived narrative. … [Read more...] about DOJ vs. OIG: Analysis of Recently Issued Federal Compliance Documents
Increasingly, attention is on young people who may have suffered a similar fate. Jo Cornell of Rancho Bernardo is suing Pop Warner football for brain damage that afflicted her son, Tyler. After years of battling mental illness, he committed suicide as a young adult. A later examination of his brain showed he suffered from CTE. … [Read more...] about Tackle ban: Is it protecting kids vs. the football ‘way of life’?
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