Living in Boston, the neon Citgo sign is a constant reminder of Hugo Chavez and his state run oil industry.
In the winter there is another reminder nearly every time I turn on the TV. Citgo has been running commercials featuring old people who receive subsidized heating oil "from our friends in Venezuela."
That's fine, everyone likes a handout. But it seems a little funny to be applauding a leader for transferring income from his poor nation (GDP per capita = 7000 $US) to our rich nation just to improve his image.
More on Study Guides For a quick reference to study guides we have available in the library, check out our Study Guide handout . This handout is also available in print in the handout rack near the Reference desk...
Virtual handout I’m teaching the “baby habeas” / “intro to habeas” at this year’s ABCNY death penalty training. My handout for resources is here. The links are to resources for litigators from those who have never handled a habeas case to resource materials for those who have handled dozens of them.
Les Miserables - Free At Last It's good to learn that moral rights have expired in France in Hugo's Les Miserables - a mere 123 years after his death. A French Court has so declared, after a suit by some heirs concerning sequels for about $1 million and an injunction At the risk of telling tales out of school, it was a hard fight to convince certain officials - and contrary to the wishes of certain lobbyists - to put a