It's time for the third edition of the FindLaw Court Website March Madness Tournament, where we pit state and federal court websites against each other to see who will be the victor. Last week, the Federal Circuit barely beat out the Fourth to claim the title of best court......
Are employees in your company traveling abroad for work? Depending on how high up they are in the company, what industry you're in, and where they're going, robbery and kidnapping are genuine concerns. So, too, are natural disasters and diseases. Pretty much same as here, but with a different legal......
What made the Internet the strange, fascinating and sometimes frightening animal that it is today? It wasn't just the Silicon Valley billionaires, ARPANET visionaries or cats -- lots and lots of cats. The legal system bears its share of praise, or blame, as well. From protecting free speech online,......
Most lawyers don't live for CLEs, to put things mildly. However, there's a lot to be gained from CLEs, beyond whatever educational value they may have. While some CLEs can be solo activities, done in the dark at home, or from your phone on the go, many still bring......
CNN and Fox had the market cornered on ridiculous airplane crash theories, up until recently. When Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 just up and vanished, CNN produced wall-to-wall coverage seemingly cribbed from low-rent conspiracy theory sites. Show More Summary
We move on to the Elite Eight and learn that lawyers want travel more than kids. Which sounds about right.
This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog only. The InFuse litigation has certainly given us quite a lot to talk about – and almost all of it positive. It has been a treasure trove for defendants on off-label marketing and promotion claims. Show More Summary
Anyone who has ever taken the exam will give out advice on how best to prepare for the test. Which pieces of advice should you actually listen to?
Lawyers, your pleadings are supposed to be "short and plain" -- not 303 pages long!
As we all know by now, the Supreme Court issued its decision yesterday in Young v. UPS, which resulted in a 6-3 victory for the plaintiff. Congratulations to friend-of-blog Sam Bagenstos, who was closely involved in the case and provided...
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For many years, we've noted that while some in the legacy entertainment industry seem to think that there's a "battle" between "Hollywood" and "Silicon Valley" it's a very weird sort of war in which one of those parties -- Silicon Valley -- keeps supplying more and more "weapons" to the other party to help it adapt and succeed in a changing world. Show More Summary
How can you use technology to supplement your practice, and ultimately become a better lawyer?
This week, President Obama will pardon a turkey in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Office of Legal Counsel has released a 4,000-page memorandum setting forth the constitutional and statutory justifications for this controversial executive action, rooted largely in the authority granted to him under Article II, Section 2 of the U.S. Show More Summary
In a five-to-zero vote, the FTC ruled that a website operated by Napster co-founder John Fanning had misled consumers.
Four lawsuits are filed including one against the executive producer of "Step Up" sequels. read more
Back in October, we highlighted the contradiction of FBI Director James Comey raging against encryption and demanding backdoors, while at the very same time the FBI's own website was suggesting mobile encryption as a way to stay safe. Show More Summary
As I mentioned in my twitter feed, Russ Slifer has now been sworn-in as Deputy Director of the USPTO after being nominated by Director Michelle Lee and then appointed by Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. The PTO leadership is again at its full strength with a healthy mix of PTO insiders and outsiders, but all having years of direct intellectual property […]
In his March 2, 2015 order issued in Rio Tinto PLC v. Vale S.A., et al., No. 14-Civ-3042 (S.D.N.Y.), Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck brought the world of predictive coding back to the future.
Have you ever wondered about the the legal ethics and attorney misconduct depicted on Better Call Saul? This lawyer writes an entire blog dedicated to Saul Goodman's misdeeds.