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Texas Court Okay With Homeschooled Children Learning To Pray For Death

22 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

This should frighten people. Those kids are going to grow up. They’re going to own guns. They’re going to vote for laws that affect all of us.

Under Cable Lobbying Assault, FCC Commissioners Waffling On Cable Box Competition Plan

22 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The cable industry's relentless lobbying assault on the FCC's plan to bring competition to the cable box appears to be working. As we've been covering, cable lobbyists have been filling editorial sections nationwide with all manner of...Show More Summary

With The Brexit In The Bag, 'Vote Leave' Starts Vanishing Away Its Promises And Faulty Math

22 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

In the aftermath of what is generally considered to be a Bad Idea, the forces behind the UK's exit from the European Union has pulled up stakes on its website and shut the whole thing down. The problem is that it looks more like an attempt...Show More Summary

Why This Biglaw Associate Wears A Hijab To Work

She's smashing stereotypes left and right and teaching lawyers to accept others.

I Want To Put A Baby In You: Should Sperm Be Donated Anonymously Or ‘Onymously’?

Is it better for sperm donation to be done anonymously, or is better for the intended parents to know the identity of the sperm donor?

First Amendment Suit Claims Anti-Hacking Law Criminalizes Scholarly Research

Computer science researchers investigating online discrimination are challenging a provision in a federal anti-hacking law that they say unconstitutionally subjects them to criminal liability.

Texas Judge Indicted For Making Secret 10-Year Deal With Red Light Camera Company

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The market for red light cameras obviously can't sustain itself, even with certain legislators drooling over the prospect of installing these revenue generators at every intersection. Part of the problem is the technology is still incredibly fallible. Show More Summary

Lessons From The Downfall Of A $150M Crowdfunded Experiment In Decentralized Governance

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Hype around blockchain has risen to an all-time high. A technology once perceived to be the realm of crypto-anarchists and drug dealers has gained increasing popular recognition for its revolutionary potential, drawing billions in venture-capital...Show More Summary

Investors, Beware Of Brokers Pushing Junk Bonds

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Zamansky

With investment grade bond yields at record lows, and likely to stay there for a while, stockbrokers are recommending high-yield “junk bonds” to Mom and Pop investors searching for returns in this record low interest rate environment. Show More Summary

Prof. Radin’s Patent Notice and the Trouble with Plain Meaning

By Jason Rantanen Professor Margaret Radin, who recently retired from the University of Michigan Law School, is a leading scholar known for her work in property theory, contracts law, intellectual property, and internet commerce.  She’s best known to my students  for her articulation of a modern personhood theory of property in “Property and Personhood“, 34 […]

Lawyer Etiquette For LinkedIn Introductions

LinkedIn is a powerful networking tool sitting in your pocket or purse. Slow down a little and take the time to use it properly.

Join ATL In Los Angeles On July 28 For The Fashion & Entertainment Law Forum

Space is limited, so click here to request your invite. We look forward to seeing you!

Old Lady Lawyer: 4 Myths About Getting Rid Of Older Attorneys

A new euphemism for having the older workers walk the plank of job loss.

Sam Adams Brewer Seeks to Trademark ‘Brexit’

Brexit may not just be historic. It could soon be alcoholic.

Higher Ed Law Firm Takes on Bankruptcy Trustees in Tuition Battles

The law firm that has bailed colleges and universities out of NCAA athletic-compliance trouble is representing colleges that face demands to return tuition payments made by a student’s parents.

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