The one piece on bar fight litigation to read if you’re going to read only one; “Family sues Bronx Zoo after child swallows souvenir penny;” U.K.: “Policeman who smashed up pensioner’s car receives £400,000 compensation” “New car smell” blamed for fatal accident; U.S. Show More Summary
Librarians have built up quite a reputation for activism in all the right ways. Whether taking a stand against DRM, expanding libraries' catalogs to include new digital media and art, or embracing indie authors, librarians come off as much more of a hip crowd than you might expect. Show More Summary
A frustrated judge throws former billionaire Timothy Blixseth in jail for failing to account for millions from the sale of a resort.
Nebraska and Oklahoma are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado’s legalization of recreational marijuana unconstitutional, claiming in a lawsuit filed Thursday that lifting the pot ban overstepped federal powers and spurred cross-border drug trafficking.
Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Man who has lived in Canada for 60 years may apply as political refugee…in Canada Osler lawyer’s efforts make traffic court disclosure the norm for self-represented litigants...Show More Summary
A fairly sizable list of Nobel laureates suffer from Nobel disease -- a phenomenon in which respected scientists publicly espouse somewhat crazy ideas. Perhaps just being famous also causes this affliction...? Or maybe there should be more research on this topic, worthy of an Ig Nobel award. Show More Summary
It seems like there are so many police-behaving-badly stories that have come out recently, it's no longer all that noteworthy. Mind you, I don't know that the policing situation is generally actually getting worse, as it might seem,Show More Summary
It rejects claims the Redskins name is profane and indecent; or that Snyder lacks the character to hold a FCC license read more
More bad numbers, and still law schools do nothing.
3D printing and lightsabers and intellectual property. [Concurring Opinions] Speaking of IP law, let's talk Santa Claus and intellectual property. [Trademark & Copyright Law Blog / Foley Hoag LLP] "ExamExtensionGate" stirs up conservatives, but also a lot of liberal to moderate Boomers, because... Show More Summary
Back in 2013, the Supreme Court struck down patents that Myriad Genetics had obtained on naturally-occuring DNA sequences linked to breast cancer. As a result of that judgment, other companies started offering diagnostic tests based on the genes in question. Show More Summary
Google's general counsel says the MPAA's anti-piracy campaign is "deeply concerning" read more
Many of you likely use the example of America Apparel CEO and founder Dov Charney when discussing sex discrimination in class. This CEO has long been publicly accused of sexual harassment in the workplace. Given the creative environment in which...
Shouldn't Bambi call a lawyer?
Free booze combined with the prospect of mingling with vulnerable potential clients can prove irresistible to a hungry attorney still getting used to the street.
This week's episode of Techdirt Podcast is all about thinking outside the box (and the atmosphere) on the subjects of broadband and global connectivity. There have been many attempts to build practical satellite-based internet access...Show More Summary
To improve their relations, federal judges have been meeting with legislators under the auspices a Pew Charitable Trusts program.
Currently in bankruptcy, Aereo blasts the move as a calculated strategy to continue the bleeding read more
In the annals of benchslaps, this one is pretty bad.
Although it is very much part of a PR campaign, the new documentary Inventing to Nowhere is also really well done. Now streaming online: