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Tuesday 24 Jun 2008

Elisa Mari, Pitt Law '10, files from Athens:Lately it has been more of a hassle and more crowded than usual at the Land Registry Office (Ypothikofilakeio). A title search in Greece consists of going through the old hand written volumes of the registries to check for title, mortgages, liens, etc. [read more]

Wednesday 18 Jun 2008

Carrie Cecil, Pitt Law '10, files from Kiev:Ukraine is a democracy still in its infancy. Independence from the former Soviet Union was declared in 1991, and the Constitution was adopted in 1996. After declaring independence, Ukraine struggled to decide whether legally the country would adopt policies bringing it closer to [read more]

Wednesday 11 Jun 2008

JURIST Staffer Eric Linge, Pitt Law '10, from Addis Ababa...The Economics of Ethiopian Growth — from a legal professional's perspectiveDo you have an addiction? Do you even know you have an addiction? As American lawyers, we're addicted to easy and fast Internet, and our relied-upon webpages are our enablers: Westlaw, [read more]

Thursday 5 Jun 2008

Elisa Mari, Pitt Law '10, files from Athens:Tuesday morning at 7:30 am, Tasos Aliferis, the Mayor of Tilos - a small Greek island in the eastern Aegean - formally married two homosexual couples. The first couple to get married at dawn were gay, the second couple was lesbian. The whole [read more]

Tuesday 3 Jun 2008

Carrie Cecil, Pitt Law '10, files from Kiev:I've been in Kiev for a little over a week, and every day something new in the landscape amuses or intrigues me, ranging from the incredible amount of cranes all over the city due to the lack of effective zoning to the incredibly [read more]

Monday 2 Jun 2008

Aleksandra (Sasha) Williams, Pitt Law '10, files from Kiev:The last five years have dramatically changed the appearance of Kiev, the fabled "Cradle of the Slavs". Always admired for its green parks and gardens, its sensible city structure, and its historical sites preservation efforts, the city has now joined the ranks [read more]

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