The comparative arrest rates of NFL players and the general public might be surprising
A lot has been said for the increased number of references being submitted to patent examiners. It is true that the average number of references submitted per application continues to skyrocket and for patents issued in 2015 that average number is 40 references. Show More Summary
Senior citizens need to be particularly careful when choosing who to trust to manage their retirement accounts and other financial assets. Even with many seniors choosing not to report mismanagement and scams, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that elderly individuals lost as much as $2.9 billion to financial exploitation in 2010. Show More Summary
It was really only a matter of time. As cord-cutting continues as a trend and the cable TV market as we know it today struggles to stay relevant by grasping at major pro and college sports broadcast deals, the injection of a tech-industry giant into the sports ownership arena meant that the chance of streaming for sports could only increase. Show More Summary
At oral argument on a motion, a trial judge's view of the law is pretty much the only one that matters, as columnist John Balestriere explains.
While you were worried about poor kids in jail unable to get a speedy trial, our legal system was doing this.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied a request by three Oklahoma death row inmates for a rehearing of their case in order to re-examine the constitutionality of capital punishment. The high court's order denying the rehearing petition was issued without comment or dissent.
A federal appeals court on Friday rolled back a federal judge's controversial ruling against the National Security Agency's bulk phone-surveillance program.
Junior associates at one major firm will be forfeiting a traditional and coveted Biglaw perk -- but maybe this is the wave of the future?
Back in December of 2013, judge Richard Leon of the DC district court, ruled that the NSA's bulk metadata collection under Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act was unconstitutional and issued an injunction against it (though, recognizing the inevitable appeal, Judge Leon stayed the injunction). Show More Summary
Taking pictures with a smartphone is convenient and easy, and now you can take those photos to the next level with this Smartphone Lens Trio for 56% off. The kit comes with 1 fisheye lens, 1 wide angle lens that also converts to a macro lens, and magnetic rings that work with iPhones, Android and other camera phones. Show More Summary
On the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans attorney William Hines spoke to Law Blog about how his 400-lawyer law firm, Jones Walker, weather the storm, and how far the city still has to go.
In a pair of federal lawsuits, reality television stars are pushing to legalize polygamy.
A week ago, in a post-script to a post on Daubert decisions, we reported that the trial court in Hexum v. Eli Lilly & Co., No. 2:13-cv-02701-SVM-MAN, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 109737 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 18, 2015), had granted directed verdict at the end of plaintiffs’ case. Show More Summary
There have been rumors for months that various elements of the legacy recording industry were gearing up to sue SoundCloud, the super popular and useful audio hosting site (we use it to host the Techdirt Podcast). In the last year or...Show More Summary
Diversity isn't a buzzword, it's essential to running a successful business.
There are many compelling storylines to come out of the recent tragic events in Virginia. One issue is the topic of workplace safety. A fascinating article in the NY Times today looks squarely at that question, examining what employers can...
The market sell-off last week was the worst week for United States stocks since 2011 and put the S&P 500 Index 7.5% below its recent peak on May 21. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 10.1% since the May high. Huge losses were suffered in Europe and Asia, as well. Show More Summary
North Dakota state representative Rick Becker had a good idea with his House Bill 1328, which would forbid the use of drones by law enforcement in the state without a warrant. A few other states have been looking at similar proposals, after there have been growing concerns about police using drones for surveillance activities. Show More Summary
A good-looking attorney with a prestigious background is up for more public dating.