Monday essentials: Patenting human DNA - retirement for judges - fracking and eminent domain

Monday, 06 May 2013 06:00 AM Written by  Ipso Facto

20130506 dna photocom153568325 150Starting your week with the Post-Gazette Business/law package today begins with a report by Gabrielle Banks on the U.S. Supreme Court session on the question of patent rights over segments of human DNA.

The Legal Intelligencer's Amaris Elliott-Engel looks at the arguments over changes in Pennsylvania's mandatory retirement age for judges.

20130505wap drillingsetA60And from the weekend, the Panic Street Lawyer's Jay Hornack reviews fracking, eminent domain and the industrial legacy of old gas and oil wells.

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