The FBI (and other US government agencies) are already moving forward with facial recognition technology, which will allow law enforcement to scan people like license plates, if everything goes to plan. So far, consultation with theShow More Summary
It may sound like a tool for ambulance chasers, but actually an emergency roadside kit for trial lawyers is a good idea. There's nothing as rookie as having to borrow a pen from the bailiff or a notepad from the clerk in the middle of a trial. It's not......
Where to begin the story of Luke Brugnara, the former real estate mogul turned art con... His criminal spiral downward began sometime in 2014. His sentence will not be over until about 2022. Perhaps the best place to start is in the middle of his case, when the judge......
From the annals of law school posts, we perused dozens of student missives about when is the best time to get married during law school. The consensus answer was to do it during a winter break or early summer, but definitely not before finals or taking the bar exam.......
With litigation pending against Uber over its self-driving technology, a group of its engineers are reportedly headed for the doors. Recode reports that the company is facing an exodus of key talent. Instead of waiting for a court decision that could terminate their division, the engineers are looking elsewhere.......
Courtesy of Judge Charles Ramos of the New York Supreme Court’s commercial division comes the legend of “Honest Charlie.” Who was Honest Charlie? According to a tale told in open court, Charlie was a flimflam man and habitué of the Corinthian-columned courthouse in Lower Manhattan’s Foley Square. His story was brought alive at a recent […]
Tragic automobile accidents forever change the lives of those involved. I have seen it too often in my career. For the victim, a life may be tragically cut short. For the at-fault party, they will live knowing that their negligence caused serious injuries to not just the victim, but also to the victim’s family and... Show More Summary
Another Supreme Court case on patents, and another complete smackdown of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC), the court that is supposed to be the "expert" on patent cases. This morning the ruling on the TC Heartland case came out, and it could help put an end to jurisdiction shopping for patent cases. Show More Summary
The FCC apparently doesn't want to talk much about its plan to gut meaningful oversight of some of the least competitive companies in any American industry. Last week, we noted that the FCC had voted to begin the process of gutting popular...Show More Summary
Start mastering Red Hat Linux and even prepare for the RedHat Certified System Administrator Exam (RHCSA) with the $19 CentOS and Red Hat Linux Certified System Administrator Course. Seeing as Linux powers most of the Web, every full stack hacker should be familiar with the operating system and its various tools. Show More Summary
Sally Yates didn't always want to be a lawyer.
Bratton v. Hershey Co., 2017 WL 2126864, No. 16–cv–4322 (W.D. Mo. May 16, 2017) Bratton sued over alleged slack fill in Reese’s Pieces and Whoppers candy boxes. He alleged that: Consumers spend an average of 13 seconds making an in-store purchasing decision. Show More Summary
Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. v. Scranton Products, Inc., 2017 WL 2126320, No. 14-CV-00853 (M.D. Pa. May 16, 2017) In May 2014 SP sued Bobrick, alleging that it “carefully orchestrated a campaign to scare architects, product specifiers,...Show More Summary
If I have the right image of the defendant's coffee cup lid, this is a good example of the difficulties separating scope from validity: the challenged design is noticeably different from the registered design, and it seems to me that...Show More Summary
With UK Prime Minister Theresa May recently calling for a new election there, which she is expected to win easily (despite recent reports of narrowing polls), last week May's Conservative party released its Manifesto (what we in the US tend to call a party's "platform"). Show More Summary
Why do lawyers rarely use business-style case studies?
Caroline Mala Corbin (Miami) has just posted a new essay on SSRN that hits several of the workplace social issues sweet spots connected with LGBTQ rights and claims of conscience: A Free Speech Tale of Two County Clerk Refusals, forthcoming...
Who knew that fraud was such a sticking point for these folks?
When will law firms begin to offer the help their attorneys so desperately need?