The owner of Segway, James Heselden, has died, after accidentally driving his Segway over a cliff
. This, only two months after the Department of Justice, which implements the American Disabilities Act, addressed Segway as a mobility device
for disabled persons.
posted by roomthreeseventeen
on Sep 27, 2010 -
The 2005 Annual Survey on Choice of Law in American Courts. [pdf]
The survey on Choice of Law
looks at the recent controversial
Supreme Court ruling
dealing with conflict of laws
. See Spector v. Norwegian Cruise Line, Ltd.
, 125 S.Ct. 2169 (2005).
(Kennedy, J., writing the opinion of the Court
) (Ginsburg, J., concurring
) (Scalia, J., dissenting
) (Thomas, J., concurring in part, dissenting in part
). At issue in Spector
was whether disability statutes
applied to ships that depart from Texas
and travel through domestic waters but fly under the flag of the Bahamas
. Other 2005 Supreme Court conflict of laws cases included Small v. United States
and Pasquantino v. United States
posted by dios
on Feb 15, 2006 -