ON NUISSANCE

Some informations on Nuissance by Rebert Bruss http://www.inman.com/2007/07/13/dogs-barking-drove-me-sue/

A noisy factory; a junk-filled vacant lot; a constantly barking dog; noisy neighbors; a smelly sewerworks; a house where illegal drugs are sold; a house of prostitution; a noisy night club.
What do all these situations have in common?
If you said they are all nuisances, you earn an “A.”

Now for a tougher question: Which of the above nuisances are public nuisances, which are private nuisances, and what is the difference? The answer: “It depends on the facts.”
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UPDATES ON COPYRIGHT LAWS

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Here is a unique case regarding ownership of photos that creates bewilderment in the Copyright world.FACTS: Professional wildlife photographer David Slater set up camera in the wild somewhere in Indonesia. The monkey got curious and clicked on the button that resulted in a beautiful MONKEY SELFIE. Later on, the MONKEY SELFIE began circulating and reached WIKIPEDIA. The Photographer told WIKI hey, I own the copyright of that photo, please remove it as you are using it without permission. But the WIKI management said. No NO we are not removing it, it is the monkey who owns the photo since he’s the one who clicked the button of the camera. Hence, the lawsuit.

ISSUES: Whether or not the photographer holds the copyright of the photo or the monkey?

HELD:  The monkey owns the photo since he is the one who clicked the button of the camera.

Wikiemedia wins. The revised rules even go as far as citing “a photograph taken by a monkey” as one of the works not covered, along with a mural painted by an elephant and driftwood shaped and smoothed by the ocean.

The U.S. Copyright Office has settled the recent debate over the so-called monkey selfie, declaring in updated rules that a piece of content produced by an animal can’t be registered.
Neither can content created by ghosts and gods. Seriously.

This decision from the website.
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Dura lex, sed lex

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For the very reason that I am not yet fluent in french, I can’t find a job in France except teaching English. But because I really want to pursue the legal profession in europe, I expanded my search to the next country where there are more opportunities for english speakers. In Luxembourg, there are a lot of work that fits me.For few days, excitement filled my heart. I looked at the job ads and I’m very thrilled to see jobs that matches to my education, work experience and skills. In the following days, I studied and prepare for the interview. I went back to get my notes, my stock knowledge in law and so on and so forth. I want to be at my best because it is the job I want, it is my passion. I am armed with all the knowledge and proper preparation. I even bought a new suit for my interview.

When I entered the building of the workplace my heart says, “you belong here”!!!!!. I feel going back to my office in my previous job. It is very similar. Nice and friendly surroundings. Real corporate world. It is my world. I rang the bell and a woman accompanied me to the room where the interview will be taken. I felt a little bit emotional as I entered the room because it brings back to me all the good memories in my past career and makes me realized that it’s been a while and I missed my corporate world so much. I worked with various nationalities already and spoke with different people. I worked with different timezones having worked with american companies and australian company. I knew, I will be fine. I am full of courage and dreams while waiting for the interview to start. I smile and told myself “you are back to your world”. The room set up where I am waiting is akin to my preceding job. It is home for me.
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UNIVERSITY of LONDON: English common law structures and principles

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Where will learning take you? I was born to be a student? I hope not. I’m blessed being married to a very smart but very humble man. He loves education so much and he encourages me to take more and more courses to gather more knowledge. My husband graduated SUMMA CUM LAUDE from his universities up to his Phd degree. He co – authored two economics books which has been published already. (proud wife lol) He encourages me to pursue my law degree in France. I felt that it is not necessary since I don’t speak the language. Indeed, I was refused by French university because I should be fluent with french first. Law is already difficult, how much more if you don’t speak the language, right? I speak few french but still not fluent for law school and eventually for the French bar exam. My husband is continuously in pursuit of my happiness. Hmmm… law again!!!! not fun right? But when my amore said, is it ok for you to take courses in English law through British university? I immediately said YES! Finally, lectures in English. I filled up an application online and after evaluation here I come for this new learning English common law structures and principles. This is just a short course for two months. I’m excited! On the other hand, I’m also studying copyright  laws online. I love learning and discovering things. We already paid and am I ready? Yes, I am ready for a different european summer. Learning! Back to school for summer. School again and again.

In LONDON streets

Until next time… I’ll update you what I’ve learned and what interests me.

Thank you!

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