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As everyone has probably heard by now, negotiators could not reach a TPP deal in Maui. Here's a roundup of some commentary:

Washington Post:

High-level talks to forge a ­12-nation trade deal spanning the Pacific broke up Friday without resolving contentious disputes over Canadian dairy tariffs, the protection of cutting-edge ...


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Head over to the ABAJournal and add a comment on how you would change the law in 5 words:

“This week on Twitter, a trending hashtag has been #ChangeTheWorldIn5Words. Tweeters share their five-word ideas and add the hashtag to their tweets…So this week, ...


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July 31, 2015, 5:43 pm, 1519692

If you do, you are not alone.  Here is a message from a General Counsel about one of his outside counsel’s work product. As the linked article relates, expressing your feelings can be the first step in getting your outside counsel back ...


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There's a job opening in the Appellate Body Secretariat. These don't come along too often, so take advantage of the opportunity!

Vacancy Notice No.:EXT/F/15-36

Title:Dispute Settlement Lawyer

Grade:9

Contract Type:Fixed-term

Starting Salary:CHF 134,940 net per annum ...


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July 31, 2015, 11:43 am, 1519446

I've been reading the U.S. - Animals (yes, that's the official short title!) WTO panel report. It's over 200 pages long, and goes into great detail about foot and mouth disease and the relevant international standards, before delving into a variety of claims under the SPS Agreement (various ...


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For years I read a blog byVox Day, but to be honest, I had my concerns about the man. I thought it was weird that he pretended to have an attractive wife. Why do this?

John Scalzi, one of Vox Day's haters, had convinced me and others that Vox's ...


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