In a suit filed on January 28th in the California District Court, Adobe has accused the retail clothing company, Forever 21, with pirating software. Adobe alleges Forever 21 has illegally obtained 63 copies of various Adobe products such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Corel and Autodesk have also joined the lawsuit, citing Forever 21 has pirated copies of their [...]Show More Summary
Spyker was finally forced into bankruptcy late last year by a Dutch court after it was determined the struggling sports car brand, already behind in its payments, wouldn’t be able to pay back creditors. Fast forward to today and Spyker is no longer in bankruptcy thanks to a bridging loan that will keep the company going for the time being...
For the third straight year, top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia will meet fourth seed Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in what promises to be a high-octane semifinal meeting on the blue hard court of Rod Laver Arena at the Australian Open. In...Show More Summary
Chinese judges have long operated under requirements that they meet certain quotas or targets for guilty verdicts and case completions, with likely sanctions ranging from warnings to being expelled from the court if they fail to com...
To the editor: I'm thankful for Bruce Friedrich's spot-on analysis of the federal court-ordered overturning of California's foie gras ban. ("Foie gras is a product of cruelty," Op-Ed, Jan. 27)
The California Supreme Court decided Thursday that adults convicted of engaging in unforced oral sex with minors must register as sex offenders — while those guilty of sexual intercourse with minors may not have to.
Price of California eggs soars following animal-rights measure [WSJ via Michael Greve] “An Orangutan Has (Some) Human Rights, Argentine Court Rules” [Brandon Keim, Wired via Althouse, related U.S.] Trees cut down by utility “are priceless...Show More Summary
If Rand Paul and his staff think they're going to attract young people, they need to think again. I ran this bit of nonsense past my almost-21 year old daughter, and she didn't have much good to say about it. The word "stupid" might have been tossed about. The Hill: Sen. Show More Summary
A 28-year-old Tuggeranong man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on cannabis cultivation offences and a second may also face charges after they were arrested by police in the Uriarra Forest, west of Canberra yesterday (Thursday, January 29). Suspicious of a potential cannabis crop in the area, ACT Policing’s Rural Patrol team had been patrolling in [...]
The Supreme Court has banned the execution of the mentally disabled. Robert Ladd has an IQ of 67. Texas killed him tonight anyway. He died 27 minutes after being injected with lethal drugs. He said they stung. Under Texas’s unique –... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Amal Clooney laid her case before the European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday against a Turkish politician who denied the 1915 Armenian genocide. The international human rights lawyer is representing Armenia in a case against Dogu Perincek, the chairman of the Turkish Workers’ Party, who was convicted in Switzerland in 2005 for calling the […]
Douglas Holloway, president of ION Media Networks and ex-NBC honcho, was chastised by an appellate panel for trying to hide assets.
TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE! (CONT’D): Vancouver teacher accused of raping student released from jail. “An Evergreen High School teacher accused of raping a 15-year-old student appeared in court Wednesday and then posted bail hours later. Show More Summary
In a Boston Globe story, here's how Priyanka Dayal McCluskey reports on how the outgoing CEO of Partners Healthcare System described the deal that was turned down today by Suffolk Superior Court Judge Janet L. Sanders:“The judge hasShow More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court has once again taken it upon itself to reconsider a landmark civil rights law.
A Louisiana inmate whose case for leniency is before the U.S. Supreme Court was freed from prison on Thursday after 30 years behind bars in a deal with prosecutors that cancels his life sentence handed down when he was a teenager, his lawyers said. In exchange for his release from prison and having...
57-year-old man is second mentally impaired prisoner to die by lethal injection in US this week despite high court ban Texas has executed an intellectually disabled prisoner despite a high court ban on putting mentally impaired prisoners to death, the second such violation of constitutional...
By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A passenger who said she had been raped by an Uber driver in India's capital sued the online car service in U.S. federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures. Show More Summary
This is so typical. One of the legal teams that is headed to the Supreme Court in April to argue in favor of marriage equality is strapped for cash, and the national LGBT groups are too busy second-guessing the case and fundraising off of it to provide a little backing. Show More Summary
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said on his show on Thursday that Republicans would waste their time backing presidential candidates who try to court more moderate voters, Media Matters reported. Limbaugh specifically criticized former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) for describing himself...