As you may have heard, Chelsea Manning, who leaked a ton of State Department cables to Wikileaks and is now in jail for decades, attempted suicide earlier this year. And the Army's response is to threaten her with indefinite solitary confinement to punish her for the attempt. Show More Summary
Over the last few years, we've well documented the abysmal security in the internet of things space. And while refrigerators that leak your Gmail credentials are certainly problematic, the rise in exploitable vehicle network security is exponentially more worrying. Show More Summary
I join Trevor Burrus and Caleb Powell in this Cato Audio (34:32) on the Supreme Court, last term and this, in transition from the Scalia era to whatever is coming next. Tags: on TV and radio, Supreme Court Cato audio: a stalled Supreme Court? is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
Taking a phone call for one client while meeting with another leaves a terrible impression. [Reboot Your Law Practice] Constitution Smonstitution. A look at Trump's new plan. [Huffington Post] The Avengers are taking a side in this year's election. Show More Summary
You might be forgiven if you were under the impression that the Russian government is a bit behind the times when it comes to modern technology and its never ending desire to stifle every last bit of dissent possible. Between the bouts...Show More Summary
Bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami has a lawyer: a seasoned New York City public defender and vigorous critic of the criminal justice system who has represented other terrorism suspects.
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Justice Ginsburg regales the crowd.
Rudeness, nasty emails and faxes (does anyone fax anymore?), snarky texts, whatever the written medium, society has lost its manners.
In recent days, megalith digital games platform Steam found itself making headlines with a tweak to its game reviews system. At issue was Steam's prioritizing reviews from customers who bought a game on Steam over anyone else. AskedShow More Summary
One sperm donor claims to have fathered 800 -- yes, 800 -- children....
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Cyrus Farivar of Ars Technica reports that another federal judge has found the warrant used by the FBI to deploy its Tor-busting malware is invalid. This finding isn't unique. Multiple judges in various jurisdictions have found the warrant invalid due to Rule 41, which limits execution of warrants to the jurisdiction where they were issued. Show More Summary
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WesternGeco v. Ion Geophysical (Fed. Cir. 2016) [WesternGeco] Following Halo v. Pulse, the Supreme Court vacated and remanded WesternGeco’s case for further consideration. Now on remand, the Federal Circuit now vacates the district court judgment denying willfulness. Show More Summary
Congratulations to our friend Susan Bisom-Rapp (Thomas Jefferson) whose book (with Malcolm Sargeant, Middlesex Univ., London), Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Work Force is available to pre-order from Cambridge University Press. It will be out September 30. From the...
"The great thing about being a judge is in many ways you control the timing," Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland told law school students in Washington, D.C. this week. The same cannot be said about a Supreme Court nominee.