On April 1, 2016, Enbridge G and P Canada Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of Enbridge Inc., closed the previously announced $538 million acquisition of Tupper Main and Tupper West gas plants and associated sales gas pipelines in northeastern BC from the Canadian subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation, and entered into a long term Midstream Services Agreement for processing and transportation of Murphy’s produced gas. … [Read more...] about Enbridge acquires Montney natural gas assets from Murphy Oil Corp.
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The Cost SqueezeAccording to observers, there is intense price pressure in parts of the e-discovery market. For example, Bill Speros, a Cleveland-based e-discovery consultant, says the average price for turning electronic documents into TIFFs, the standard format for document review, has fallen from about 22 cents to 25 cents a page two or three years ago to as low as 11 cents or less today. “I haven’t used the word bubble or glut, but what I do understand is there has been a deterioration of processing-related pricing,” he says. E-discovery is an immature market, analysts say, and one that is due for a shakeout. Senior analyst Barry Murphy with Cambridge, Mass.-based Forrester Research points out that a search of e-discovery vendors on Google returns more than 1,000 companies. But he also says his firm makes a rough estimate that e-discovery services will be a $4 billion industry by 2009. … [Read more...] about Staying Above the E-Flood
The skills for teaching online law school courses are not unlike those needed for the practice of law. Both require concise writing, well-organized outlines and the ability to speak without appearing that you’re reading from a script, says Ellen Murphy, assistant dean of instructional technologies and design at Wake Forest University School of Law. … [Read more...] about Online law classes pass the smell test if taught well, experts says
Barry Currier, the ABA’s managing director of accreditation and legal education, says many law schools are probably considering online courses or increasing what they already have. Accredited law schools with recent online offerings include Syracuse University College of Law, the University of Dayton School of Law and Southwestern Law School. Also, Mitchell Hamline School of Law has had an online program since 2015. … [Read more...] about If taught well, online law school courses can pass the test, experts say
“My sense is that the council was persuaded that the changes were needed, that there was no reason to delay, and that the changes would be greeted with much relief by law schools across the country. The vote was taken on a voice vote. I do not recall hearing any dissent,” Gregory G. Murphy, a Montana lawyer who chairs the council, wrote in his Aug. 3 memo (PDF). … [Read more...] about ABA Legal Ed Council will talk more about how law school-funded jobs get reported