Deirdre Moynihan

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Is your MSHA inspector issuing citations with short abatement times regardless of how long it will take to fix the cited conditions? According to a recent legal decision, MSHA inspectors cannot simply set an arbitrary time for requiring abatement of a citation. Instead, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission ruled last week, under the Mine Act, the inspector must set a “reasonable time” for abating conditions. …
INTRODUCTION This year, as the world celebrates the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, the Web’s founder, Tim Berners-Lee, has called for a fundamental reappraisal of copyright law.  By coincidence, this year we also anticipate a rash of UK and European legislative developments and court decisions centring on copyright and its application to the Web. In our “Copyright: Europe Explores its Boundaries” series of posts—aimed at copyright owners, technology developers and digital philosophers alike—we…