Dean Kenneth Gormley has given a great deal to this legal community and he will undoubtedly continue to do so as Dean of the Duquesne Law School. He stepped up and took charge of a difficult situation when Donald Guter was forced out of office by the University. He has everything it takes to make his tenure, may it be a long one, a success.
Oil and Gas: PA Supreme Court Holds Lease Language is Consistent with Statutory 1/8 Royalty Requirement.
“In 1979, the legislature was not faced with a choice of whether the calculation should be made at the wellhead or the point of sale because they were one and the same. Therefore, we can assume that the General Assembly intended both parties’ interpretation: that the royalty should be calculated at the wellhead and at the point of sale.”
Chances are, though, that most judges will follow the lead of Westmoreland County and ban tweeting from the courtroom, especially during the solemn moments when the jury announces the verdict.
If we never again see a tweetfest in court during the jury verdict, we saw it tonight.
I wouldn’t expect a Harvard Law prof. to know any of this. She doesn’t hang out with too many Main Street lawyers, just Wall Street types and their social peers. Her theories can probably be applied very well to that crowd. But, then again, she probably doesn’t shop at Walmart too often either.
Congratulations to Gourmetlawyer and wife of Chicago who announced the birth of Gourmetbaby on Twitter early this morning. Father provided a a tweet by tweet description of the birthing process over the course of the evening.
We don’t know how many are left. But there is one fewer than there was yesterday. Lets make it count.
With the war grinding down in early 1945 to an inevitable Allied victory, the Soviet army raced toward Berlin. Churchill promised Stalin, or so they say, that British and American bombers would obliterate the City of Dresden, so that it could not support the retreating Germans on the Eastern Front.
That’s something to toast. CLT
Here’s a prediction: the return of Woods will draw the largest TV audience of any sporting event, which means that it will outdraw the last Super Bowl. I won’t be watching, however. I’ll be blogging.
The plan failed to provide the required number of parking spaces and the footprint of the buildings and other non-permeable surface area is too large for the land on which it is built.
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