Thomas Jefferson School of Law is scrambling to restructure its debt after missing a bond payment deadline.
For those of you attending next Friday's (September 26th) Tort Talk Expo 2014 CLE Seminar, please note that the seminar will NOT be in the same downstairs area ballroom as in past years.Rather, the Seminar will take place in a ballroom known as "THE CONVENTION CENTER" in the NEW MOHEGAN SUN HOTEL AREA located adjacent to the casino. Show More Summary
Even though there may be fewer responsibilities associated with being in document review, it isn't usually the easy life.
Law Blog rounds up the morning's news.
Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, September 17, 2014: Harper suspended Commons committee reviews of Gascon’s Supreme Court appointment in June: House documents Experiential Legal Writing: The...Show More Summary
Uh oh! The Second Circuit is having a copy/paste problem in that it copied and pasted the wrong legal standard into twelve of its immigration opinions from 2008 to 2012. Embarrassing. [WSJ Law Blog] Am Law named the grand prize winners...Show More Summary
An activist is a terrorist, at least according to Senior Police Officer Justin Berry of the Austin Police Dept. While the terms aren't mutually exclusive, a person can be one without being the other. In Berry's mind, they're both, and he feeds off the FBI's paranoia to reach his conclusion. Show More Summary
Stephen Mason and Austin Talley are conducting a survey of patent practitioners when the focus on: What technical subjects should undergraduate degree candidates considering patent law study? Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LY97GJY. I’ll post a link to the results once they are released.
Earlier this year, reports indicated that the Canadian Border Services Agency had requested subscriber information over 18,000 times in a single year, with the vast majority of the requests and disclosures occuring without a warrant. ...Show More Summary
Only half of the model-actress and pitcher Justin Verlander's private photos are removed from indexes as the search engine grapples with legal theories over "selfies," copyright and fair use read more
Over two years ago, Washington, DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier enacted a new policy for her officers to follow when dealing with citizens armed with cameras. Very simply put: leave them alone. "A bystander has the same right to take photographs or make recordings as a member of the media," Chief Lanier writes. Show More Summary
In a recent Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas decision by a visiting Senior Judge in the case of Young v. Prizm Asset Management Company, No. 2010-CV-8445 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Nov. 4, 2013, Saxton, J), the trial court granted summary...Show More Summary
FOIA findings: “Dozens of Justice Department officials, ranging from FBI special agents and prison wardens to high-level federal prosecutors, have escaped prosecution or firing in recent years despite findings of misconduct by the department’s own internal watchdog. Show More Summary
Just last week we wrote about the growing number of legal challenges to GCHQ spying. Now here's another one, from The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, which is concerned about how blanket surveillance threatens the workings of a free...Show More Summary
Or so a California Court of Appeals “proudly announced …because it took only 20 years from a developer’s application to build a housing tract under existing zoning, to the court’s EIR [environmental impact review] approval.” [Gideon Kanner, citing Clover Valley Foundation v. Show More Summary
Florida judge strikes down state’s workers comp system [Insurance Journal, WorkersCompensation.com, David DePaolo, Bradenton Herald] State of Washington will pay $10 million to family on theory it should have closed highways earlierShow More Summary
Recall that trademark law is chiefly about protecting consumers from confusion via the limitation of words, images and logos for use in specific forms of commerce -- specifically used in ways that might confuse the consumer about the origin of the product. Show More Summary
Personally, I have no doubt this was a deliberate attack: Darlene B___ v. Jerusalem Temple Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine; Praetorian Insurance Company; Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System;...Show More Summary
Petroleum products are a pretty convenient way to store energy. It's just unfortunate that burning the stuff releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Biofuels could be a solution, but relying on natural biological processes can be difficult to scale up -- especially if we expect biofuels to try to match up with the current energy demands. Show More Summary
You are no doubt as excited as I am about the advent of Constitution Day, which explodes into being again Wednesday, Sept. 17, with its customary flurry of greeting cards, traffic-stopping parades, fraught and complicated holiday dinners...Show More Summary