by Dennis Crouch By longstanding tradition, US courts are open, transparent in proceedings, and transparent in judgment. The FISA courts that I cover in my internet law course are so controversial because they are so contrary to that tradition. Courts are also sensitive to the disclosure of trade secrets and, in the past, have liberally allowed parties to file […]
Unleash your inner novelist and let Scrivener help manage your writing project. Available for $22.50 in the store for Mac or for $20 for PC (select your preferred version in the drop down menu), the Scrivener household license allows you to access your b on multiple devices. Show More Summary
Robert Litt, General Counsel for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has been given space at the Yale Law Review Journal to publish his citable article "Why Everyone's Wrong About the Fourth Amendment." Or, as Litt would like us to refer to it: Preferred Citation: Robert S. Show More Summary
Another week, another story about the abuse of intellectual property. This one, like many, involve the "estate" of a famous, but deceased, creator. In this case, it's the estate of Frank Zappa, which apparently is managed by two of his four children: Ahmet and Diva. Show More Summary
Electronic signatures are something that lawyers are going to have to deal with sooner or later, as tech columnist Jeff Bennion explains.
It is not okay to spoil Game of Thrones for the entire law school.
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Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday May 3, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by @wiselaw on May 3, 2016 at 6:05am PDT A last will cannot have provisions that run contrary to public policy. Show More Summary
International law firm Kirkland & Ellis is expanding a meditation and stress-reduction program to all of its U.S. offices.
Providence is one of many municipalities trying its hand at affirmative litigation, amid a slow economic recovery and uneven regulatory enforcement at the state and federal level.
Practicing the law requires patience, dedication, and experience. Hiring a lawyer? Not so much. For the average legal consumer, choosing an attorney is often a quick process. Clients often start searching for lawyers just hours after a legal incident occurs, and the first attorney they contact is often the......
Law enforcement continues to get battered in the court of public opinion. In general, law enforcement could really use a boost of good press. Well, don't look to California. As if the state didn't have enough of its plate already, the now infamous Orange County jailhouse informant scandal threatens to......
It was an unusual alignment of justices that came together to uphold the extortion conspiracy conviction of a former Baltimore police officer today. Samuel Ocasio, the Baltimore cop, had been convicted of extortion and conspiracy to commit extortion under the Hobbs Act for his role in an auto-repair kickback......
Stop us if you've heard this one before: a new study has found that the "Internet of Things" may bring some added convenience, but at the high price of severe security vulnerabilities. Researchers at the University of Michigan say they've...Show More Summary
Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly surprised culture and Internet watchers last week by announcing plans for a comprehensive review of Canadian content policies in a digital world. Joly says everything is on the table includingShow More Summary
Appeared in the Toronto Star on May 2, 2016 as Digital Cancon Fight Could End Up as New Whine in Old Bottles Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly surprised culture and Internet watchers last week by announcing plans for a comprehensive review of Canadian content policies in a digital world. Show More Summary
The Obama administration's antitrust enforcers are aggressively pursuing new cases. Twitter's transparency suit survives, in part. Steptoe is consolidating operations in Los Angeles. And Justice Breyer renews his criticism of the death penalty. This is a roundup from ALM and other publications.
Ultimately, it is every lawyer's responsibility to embrace the world of imperfect information, and prepare as best as possible to unearth as much information as they can.
As Judge Shira Scheindlin leaves the federal bench to join Stroock concentrating on public interest work as of counsel, Law360 spoke with Judge Scheindlin about the move. [Law360] George Mason's president responds to rumblings that the law school is too dependent on private donors who cajoled the school into its ASSLaw moniker. Show More Summary
Check out the "O" in the Chinatown mural, to the right. After the Hangover II case, does LV have a cause of action? http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss