Sweden (/ˈswiːdən/ SWEE-dən; Swedish: Sverige [ˈsværjɛ] ), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: About this sound Konungariket Sverige ), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden's capital city is Stockholm, which is also the largest city. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the third-largest country in the European Union by area, with a total population of about 9.6 million. Sweden has a low population density of 21 inhabitants per square kilometre (54 /sq mi) with the population mostly concentrated to the southern half of the country.
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  • Monday’s Mix

    … that this timing was not a coincidence…. University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog Bhasin v Hrynew: Good Faith in Contracting In Bhasin v Hrynew (2014 SCC 71), the Supreme Court of Canada charted a new course for Canadian common law contracts, stopping just short of holding in favour of a general duty of good faith. Instead, Justice Cromwell…

    Slaw- 1 readers -
  • Bangladesh special tribunal convicts opposition leader of war crimes

    … to be residing with his family in Sweden. A number of high profile Bangladesh politicians have been charged and convicted of crimes allegedly committed during the 1971 war with Pakistan. Earlier this month the Supreme Court of Bangladesh [official website] upheld [JURIST report] the death sentence of Islamist politician Mohammad Kamaruzzaman…

    Peter Snyder/ JURIST- 1 readers -
  • Doing your research

    … does the night sky look like? How cold is the rain? How scratchy is gorse, and what is gorse, anyway? The answers are all detail and every one of those details has made its way into a story I’ve written. Over the years I’ve been to Iceland a couple of times, England, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and the Netherlands. I watched reenactors sack…

    Charles Barnitz/ The Volokh Conspiracyin Pennsylvania- 1 readers -
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  • File-Sharing Website Co-Founder Sentenced for Hacking Crimes

    … Everyone knows that pirating software, movies and music from the Internet is illegal, but that does not stop millions, if not billions, of people from doing it around the world. While it is difficult for authorities to police this kind of behavior, and arrest and prosecute those who participate in it, individuals do get arrested and punished…

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  • Software Forensics: Objectively Proving Infringement or Misappropriation

    … is stolen or accused of being stolen. The plaintiff hired a well known computer science professor from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden to compare the source code. This respected professor who had taught computer science for many years reviewed both sets of source code and wrote up his report. His conclusion could be boiled down…

    Bob Zeidman/ IPWatchdog.com- 1 readers -
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and Premature Death

    … A JAMA study published in January concluded that people that have sustained traumatic brain injuries (TBI) were more likely to experience a premature death, which is defined as dying before 56 years of age. The researchers followed everyone born in 1954 and later in Sweden that had been treated medically (outpatient or inpatient) for TBI…

    Edward Smith/ Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog- 3 readers -
  • Considerations for International Inventions – Foreign Filing Licenses

    …, Austria, Brazil, Hong Kong, Indonesia , Ireland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Venezuela Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Israel, Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Slovak Republic, Sweden, United Kingdom Canada1, France2, India…

    Dennis Crouch/ Patently-O- 6 readers -
  • EU Commission sues Sweden for online betting and poker laws

    … [JURIST] The European Commission [official website] filed a lawsuit [press release] against Sweden on Thursday for failing to change its laws on online betting and poker games that breach EU law on the free movement of services. The EU referred Sweden to the Court of Justice (ECJ) [official website] in two separate cases related to its…

    Elizabeth Laforgia/ JURIST- 1 readers -
  • Week of October 13, 2014 on ILNToday - A Roundup!

    …) New Freedom of Information Act 2014 (15.10.2014) from Holmes O'Malley Sexton (Ireland) BC Mega Dam Granted Environmental Approvals from Clark Wilson (Canada) Government Launches Employment Review from Miller Samuel (Scotland) T-TIP - Why and How? from Ekenberg & Andersson (Sweden) Issues for the International Trade and Customs Industry from the release of the New "Industry Innovation and Competitveness Agenda" by the Australian Federal Government from Gadens Lawyers (Australia) …

    Lindsay Griffiths/ Zen & The Art of Legal Networking- 3 readers -
  • Does the USA Really Soak the Rich?

    … Next New Deal (Blog of the Roosevelt Institute), Does the USA Really Soak the Rich?: There's a new argument about taxes: the United States is already far too progressive with taxation, it says, and if we want to build a better, eglitarian future we can't do it through a "soak the rich" agenda. It's the argument of this recent New York Times…

    Paul Caron/ TaxProf Blog- 3 readers -
  • Sweden

    … The Swedish central bank published an article in its biannual economic review journal describing Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, their benefits and risks, use in Sweden and future outlook. A Swedish politician has been elected as a member of parliament after funding his election campaign solely in bitcoin. …

    Virtual Currency Report- 1 readers -
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