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Minor Wordfoolery, Way Updated

I was pleased to see that far more respectable personage Prof. Eugene Volokh also noticed and commented yesterday on Justice Kagan's use of "way" as an adverb in the Omnicare case. (I mentioned it at the end of this post.)...         ...Show More Summary

Get Ready for Google Mobilegeddon Coming April 21

Since the advent of smart phones, having a mobile-friendly website was a “nice to have.” This changes on April 21, 2015, when Google expands its use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. According to a recent Google blog post: “This...Show More Summary

Why Not Make It Every Lawyer’s Job To Market And Sell?

Marketing is a lawyer's job. Why not add this skill to your repertoire?

Which Law Schools Received The Most Applications For Fall 2014?

People are finally realizing that it's not a very good time to go to law school.

US Pressured Japan, Canada, New Zealand And Others Into Extending Copyright

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We noted that this was likely about a month ago, but IP-Watch is confirming that the USTR has bullied Japan, Canada, New Zealand and three other countries into agreeing that copyright terms must be life plus 70 years in the latest draft of the TPP agreement. Show More Summary

Young v. UPS: SCOTUS Interprets the PDA

The Supreme Court issued an opinion today in Young v. UPS, a case concerning whether a pregnant woman denied a light duty accommodation under a policy that accommodated injuries caused on the job with light duty assignments, but did not...

The Letter of the Law

Listen to Episode 12 of Slate’s Amicus: Subscribe in iTunes ? RSS feed ? Download ? Play in another tab On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear King v. BurwelI, a challenge to the Affordable Care Act that threatens to cut out the heart of Obamacare and leave millions of newly insured low- and middle-income Americans uninsured. Show More Summary


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Legislation to Curb Civil Forfeiture Advances in States

Georgia lawmakers are set to vote on legislation intended to rein in the state's civil forfeiture procedures, part of a national push for more scrutiny and limits on asset-seizure programs that law enforcement officials say help curb drug crimes but critics say are prone to abuse.

Copyright Industry Keeps Asking For More In Australia: VPN Ban Next?

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Techdirt has been following the rather depressing saga of the Australian government's attempt to ram through new copyright powers for some time now. As TorrentFreak reports, under great pressure from the Australian government, local ISPs have put together a draft voluntary code for dealing with alleged copyright infringement (pdf). Show More Summary

Are You A Suckcessful Lawyer?

How do you project wealth when you don't have it? By becoming a "suckcessful" lawyer, explains columnist Shannon Achimalbe.

What On Earth is Happening at Bell?

[View the story "What on earth is happening at Bell?" on Storify] The post What On Earth is Happening at Bell? appeared first on Michael Geist.

Italian Court to Delay Decision on Amanda Knox

The long-awaited ruling out of Italy on Amanda Knox's murder conviction has been put on ice by the Italian court.

Judge Peck And The Machines

Is there any hope for a poor contract attorney in the high-tech world of Judge Peck?

The Beastie Boys Beat Lawsuit Over 'Paul's Boutique' Sampling

A New York judge throws out a copyright lawsuit, concluding that TufAmerica doesn't really have standing to sue. read more

Apple's Attempt At A TV Revolution Runs Face First Into Comcast Corporation

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For years now, media reports have suggested that Apple has dreamed of offering a disruptive broadband TV streaming service that rattles the status quo. The problem for Apple (and countless companies before it) has been that the broadcasters...Show More Summary

The Most Important Moment From Today’s Obamacare Arguments

Those watching for hints of what might happen in oral argument in King v. Burwell, the challenge to the Affordable Care Act that raises questions about the validity of tax credits for moderate- and low-income Americans who buy theirShow More Summary

Morning Docket: 03.25.15

"You can do all you want! Four days. You don’t have the jurisdiction. Five days.” Judge Joe Brown lost his appeal over a contempt charge he earned last year after he allegedly "lost control" during a juvenile court hearing and yelled at the presiding judge. Show More Summary

Client Surveys: A Good Idea for Your Firm?

Client satisfaction should be central to any firm. After all, it takes much less energy to retain a client than to develop a new one. Utilizing client surveys can be a great method to gather invaluable data about your firm's performance, identify strengths and shortcomings and find new ways......

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