Listen up, everyone, because I think this is important and I'm very serious about this. The Florida middle school we recently discussed that conducted an unannounced active school shooter drill with armed police bursting into darkened classrooms full of terrified students and teachers has taken action. Show More Summary
In another notable decision, this time in the case of Zauflik v. Pennsbury School District, 1 MAP 2014 (Pa. Nov. 19, 2014 ), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the $500,000 statutory cap on tort claim recoveries against local governmental agencies under the Tort Claims Act, 42 Pa.C.S.A. Show More Summary
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has released its much anticipated products liability decision in Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc., No. 17 MAP 2013 (Pa. Nov. 19, 2014 Castille, C.J.)When the Court accepted the appeal in Tincher it defined the...Show More Summary
Your options for furnishing the cell of Charles Manson and/or the nearby hovel of his future bride have expanded somewhat. This is according to RegistryFinder.com, which is the sort of thing I was hoping my colleague Amy would know about,... ...Show More Summary
Three Lions Entertainment is allegedly unable to pay its bills read more
Halle Berry scores an injunction in a conflict over advertising and a judge is skeptical of copyright claims against Jay Z read more
If you're looking for some good data to put into an infographic, it's not too hard to find statistics on death. Reliable stats of how people died go back quite a ways, too. Sure, it's a bit morbid, but most people don't think about dying until they're close to doing it. Show More Summary
The last time we wrote about Tiger Woods, it was way back in the day when he was best known for putting golf balls in small holes instead of [Ed.: Tim, did you really think we were going to allow this to stay in the post?]. Even back...Show More Summary
If you're a temporary employee, should you look for a permanent position elsewhere while still employed or stay on at your current firm as long as possible in the hopes that it might lead to a formal hire?
Vivendi SA and others will pay $275 million to settle shareholder litigation arising from its $8.2 billion sale of a stake in Activision Blizzard Inc. back to the videogame maker last year.
Mario Trujillo, over at The Hill, has highlighted how the incoming House Intelligence Committee boss, Devin Nunes, doesn't believe any surveillance reform is necessary, based largely on an opinion piece he wrote back in July entitled...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama is expected to unveil his planned executive actions on immigration in a speech Thursday night. His proposal, which would give temporary legal status to millions of people in the U.S. illegally, sets the stage for a constitutional battle with Republican lawmakers over the president's power to act on his own.
This is as short as the Tincher majority opinion (128 pp.) is long. Azzarello is overruled. The preliminary judicial evaluation of "unreasonable danger" is abolished. The jury considers it under a dual standard. The negligence/strict liability dichotomy originating in Azzarello is gone. Show More Summary
This is short – but very sweet. Regular readers will recall the California appellate decision that we criticized in our “Hotel California” post back in August. In that case, the court avoided the restrictions that Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Show More Summary
First the cheerleaders went after their employers in wage and hours suits. Now strippers. And the strippers are winning. [Slate] Prince Harry’s ex, Chelsy Davy, has left her Biglaw gig as an Allen & Overy associate. So that’s what happens when you lose the real-life version of I Wanna Marry Harry. Show More Summary
Kaspersky identifies that Darkhotel is a group of attackers that “seems to know in advance when these individuals will arrive and depart from their high-end hotels. So, the attackers lay in wait until these travelers arrive and connect to the Internet.”
Above the Law extends thanks to its advertisers.
Prosecutors argue that criminal defendants who won't willingly give themselves up shouldn't be allowed to use the resources of the court read more
Keeping up with the ongoing Roca Labs saga appears to require full-time effort, as there are a bunch of updates. First up, though, is that Roca Labs has decided to sue blogger Tracy Coenen for the articles she published about Roca Labs. Show More Summary
The firm sends a stern rebuke to ALM objecting to their coverage. And it's hilarious.