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Temp Workers Can Sue for Discrimination ... Maybe

The battle over workers' rights and employers' desire to conduct business lawsuit-free turned another page recently. In Faush v. Tuesday Morning. Inc,The Third Circuit overturned a grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendant temp-employer, remanding the case back to the lower court for further findings. The language applied......

Online, Seeing Is Believing for Kids

FindLaw columnist Eric Sinrod writes regularly in this section on legal developments surrounding technology and the Internet. Unfortunately, there has been a sharp increase in the number of children who believe what they read on the Internet. This has been brought home by a recent study by Ofcom, as......

Non-Sequiturs: 11.24.15

Sometimes lawyers really can do good work. Let's try and remember that this Thanksgiving. [Guile is Good] More people against marriage equality are blatantly disregarding the law. [Slate] Honestly, does this sht even surprise you anymore? Ben Carson doesn't know much about who actually wrote the Constitution. Show More Summary

The Anonymous Assault On ISIS Is Hurting More Than It's Helping

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, portions of Anonymous decided to "launch multiple operations" against the jackass collective that is ISIS/Daesh. Dubbed #OpISIS, the group's self-declared "biggest operation ever" has predominately involved posting what the group claims are ISIS affiliated Twitter accounts to Pastebin. Show More Summary

Legal Tech Black Friday Edition

Legal technology columnist Jeff Bennion reports on some of the cooler gadgets that have come out lately.

Did You Hear About How ISIS Has A Sophisticated Training Manual For Encryption? Yeah, It Was Actually A Pamphlet For Journalists And Activists

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Did you hear that story about how ISIS is so sophisticated with encryption that they have a special "opsec" manual on computer security protocols? You might have, because last week it was all over the internet. Yahoo kicked it off with...Show More Summary

6 Virtues Of Litigation Finance

Why litigation finance is good for businesses, individuals, investors, and the justice system.

Largely Thankful For The Second Circuit Striking A Blow Against Generalized Proof of Causation

This being the week of Thanksgiving, we would be remiss to fail to weave in something about the great American (or ‘merican) holiday of giving thanks, eating turkey, watching football, and pondering the influence of the Pilgrims on our culture (beyond the obvious lasting fashion impact). Show More Summary

Bar Exam Passage Rates Keep Dropping Across the Country

The percentage of law school graduates who pass the bar exam continues to fall.

Sorry Billy Mitchell, Cartoon Network Has A First Amendment Right To Parody You

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Likeness and publicity rights have become a popular tool for censorship these days, often with a focus on someone whining about something they don't think is fair, despite it being perfectly legal. What's been allowed to occur has been...Show More Summary

Law Firm Life Is Terrible For Your Health

A new study on white-collar workers is a treasure trove of bad news for lawyers.

Wisconsin’s Abortion Law Is Unconstitutional

Judge Richard Posner, writing for a divided 2–1 panel of the 7 th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, ruled in an opinion filed on Monday that Wisconsin’s 2013 law requiring all abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at nearby hospitals is unconstitutional. Show More Summary

U.S. Judge Holds Bank of China In Contempt For Defying Subpoenas

A federal judge on Tuesday held Bank of China in contempt of court for failing to produce account records requested by Gucci and other luxury brands.

Learning From Lenovo's Compounded Failures, Dell Apologizes For Its Own HTTPS Certificate Screw Up

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Dell this week found itself under fire for embedding a certificate in some PCs that makes it relatively easy for attackers to cryptographically impersonate HTTPS-protected websites. First discovered by a programmer named Joe Nord, Dell's...Show More Summary

How To Start A (Career) Revolution

For those with an appetite for risk, there is limitless potential within the practice of law, according to columnist David Perla.

Daily Deal: Project Management Institute Training Bundle

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Learning how to best manage a team while tackling projects can be invaluable in any work setting. Grab the $49 deal on the Project Management Institute Training Bundle and be well on your way to becoming a project management master.Show More Summary

The Road Not Taken: I Am Thankful For

There are benefits to letting your colleagues know you appreciate them. Increased job satisfaction and sense of community are two benefits of saying “thank you” to your colleagues.

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