Move over "Movember," hello "Giving Tuesday." The spirit of generosity is in full swing -- just with less stubble. That's right, the second annual #GivingTuesday is today. For those of you who can't keep your hashtag events straight, #GT is a movement to create a national day of giving to......
Okay, class sizes are down slightly. Applications are down more than slightly. The market is correcting for the lack of employment opportunities for law graduates. This is something that we can all be happy about, right? But who is avoiding law school? Apparently, per a recent study, it's white applicants......
Earlier this year, I suggested that it might be a good time to "buy low" on law school. After all, with plummeting demand caused by abysmal post-graduate employment rates, coupled with schools' refusal to cut class sizes significantly and obsession with rankings, it's an applicants' market -- especially if you......
Same-day delivery is an elusive and expensive, yet appealing concept, that appears to be the next big battleground in e-commerce. Need a last-minute gift for the evening's birthday party? Hanukah passing you by? No need to stop at the mall -- just try one of the many competing services profiled......
Yesterday the Fourth Circuit handed down an interesting Fourth Amendment decision in United States v. Robertson, involving a consent search at a bus shelter. It’s a rare published decision from the Fourth Circuit, with a divided vote,...Show More Summary
On the heels of the fight over "The Butler," the studio's lawyers are disputing the mogul's legal letters claiming he's entitled to a 2.5 percent cut of the sequel's box-office take. read more
Stahl Law Firm v. Judicate West, 2013 WL 6200245, NO. C13-1668 (Nov. 27, 2013) Previous ruling on plaintiff’s lack of Article III standing. Here the court finds that the amended complaint does not address the deficiencies identifiedShow More Summary
The Dallas Police Department can't seem to get its officers' statements on shootings to agree with recordings of the incidents. So, it's doing what any forward thinking law enforcement agency would do -- changing the rules. Any Dallas...Show More Summary
We've all seen the digital panic that ensues when a massive service like Gmail or Facebook goes down for even a small portion of users. Smaller versions of the same thing take place every day with services that are less widely adopted but just as important to the people who rely on them. Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Justice won't challenge a ruling by a federal appeals court that police need a warrant to slap a GPA tracker on a suspect's vehicle.
Bose Corporation v. Ejaz, No. 12-2403 (1st Cir. Oct. 4, 2013) Bose won summary judgment on its breach of contract and trademark claims against Ejaz, who sold home theater systems made by Bose for use in the US to other countries, to take advantage of higher retail prices abroad. Show More Summary
Following about a month and a half after the MPAA got IsoHunt to "settle" for $110 million (and to shut down), the anti-innovation lobbyists can now cheer about getting a similar "settlement" out of Hotfile, this time for $80 million which will never be paid (and certainly, no actual artists will see any of it). Show More Summary
Two separate, but equally important, issues are getting extra attention this week, and if you're concerned about innovation you should speak up on both of them. First, it appears that the House is set to vote on the Innovation Act, the patent reform bill. Show More Summary
The UK Parliament is presenting itself as a complete joke. Rather than looking into controlling the GCHQ (the UK's equivalent to the NSA), it has instead held a hearing to interrogate and threaten Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger for actually reporting on the Snowden leak documents and revealing the widespread abuses of the intelligence community. Show More Summary
This Friday is the day for the annual clothing drive for the homeless, sponsored by the lawyer-led Gifts for the Homeless, Inc. Volunteers at firms around the city will be gathering donations from colleagues and delivering them to a central...
The way clients gather information is changing. Will consumers find you and a strong mobile website when they search for a lawyer on their portable devices? If not, you are losing new business and new files. Consumers today are turning away from PCs and turning instead to cheaper, instant-on, web-connected portable devices. Show More Summary
Oral argument transcript here : Most of the questions seemed to me more favorable to Static Control, though Kennedy said almost nothing. Steven B. Loy - Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, representing Lexmark Lexmark makes printers and cartridges: position is that primary competitors are HP etc. Show More Summary
Cleary Gottlieb competes with Cravath for recruits and for clients -- what about on bonuses?
Vienna Teng’s Hymn of Acxiom (bonus trademark question included). leave your life open. you don’t have to hide. someone is gathering every crumb you drop, these (mindless decisions and) moments you long forgot. keep them all. … is that wrong?isn’t this what you want? To go on the playlist with the Pet Shop Boys’ Integral. Show More Summary
Farah v. Esquire Magazine, No. 12–7055, 2013 WL 6169660, -- F.3d – (D.C. Cir. Nov. 26, 2013) Mark Warren wrote a blog post on Esquire Magazine’s Politics Blog. The entry was posted one day after the release of Jerome Corsi’s book, Where’s the Birth Certificate? The Case that Barack Obama is not Eligible to Be President. Show More Summary