Archive for January, 2012

Federal Judge: Americans Can Be Forced to Decrypt Their Laptops

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Federal Judge: Americans Can Be Forced to Decrypt Their Laptops

UK Judge Rules Photograph Imitation the Sincerest Form of Copyright Infringement

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

UK Judge Rules Photograph Imitation the Sincerest Form of Copyright Infringement

Jurors: Leave the Information Age — Or Go to Jail

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Jurors: Leave the Information Age — or Go to Jail

Testimony from Paterno Is No Longer Admissible

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Testimony From Paterno Is No Longer Admissible

The Law That Blocks Facebook Sharing of Netflix Viewing History

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

The Law That Blocks Facebook Sharing of Netflix Viewing History

Judge Accused of Keeping Money Raised for Courthouse Ten Commandments Display

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Judge Accused of Keeping Money Raised for Courthouse Ten Commandments Display

HFPA Strategy in Golden Globes Trial Starts to Emerge

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

HFPA Strategy in Golden Globes Trial Starts to Emerge

Man Seeks Pardon of Sodomy Conviction for Being Sexually Abused at 14

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Man Seeks Pardon of Conviction for Being Sexually Abused at 14

State Department Says Keystone Bill Stripping President of Review Powers Raises Legal Questions

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

State Department Says Keystone Bill Stripping President of Review Powers Raises Legal Questions

4th Circuit Nixes Damages Suit by ?Enemy Combatant? Jose Padilla Over Alleged US Torture

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

4th Circuit Nixes Damages Suit by ?Enemy Combatant? Jose Padilla Over Alleged US Torture

One Case, Two Majority Opinions: Why the U.S. Fared Better on GPS Than Everyone Realizes

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

One Case, Two Majority Opinions: Why the U.S. Fared Better on GPS Than Everyone Realizes

Citing Fair Use, Patent Office Defends Submissions of Prior Art

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Citing Fair Use, Patent Office Defends Submissions of Prior Art
:: General Counsel Memorandum (pdf)

L&C Law’s Michael Blumm on Citizen Access to Lake Oswego

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

L&C Law’s Michael Blumm on Citizen Access to Lake Oswego

Supreme Court, 9-0 (Split 5-4 on Reasoning), Rejects Warrantless GPS Monitoring

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Supreme Court, 9-0 (Split 5-4 on Reasoning), Rejects Warrantless GPS Monitoring
:: U.S. v. Jones
:: SCOTUSblog Recap: Tight Limit on Police GPS Use
:: What About Police Wearing See-Through Glasses?

Supremes, 9-0, Says California Slaughterhouse Law Pre-empted by Federal Statute

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Supremes, 9-0, Says California Slaughterhouse Law Pre-empted by Federal Statute
:: National Meat Association v. Harris
:: SCOTUSblog: The Ninth Circuit, Like Hogs to the Slaughter

Was Charge Leveled Against Military Lawyer to Justify New Guantanamo Inspection Policy?

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Was Charge Leveled Against Military Lawyer to Justify New Guantanamo Inspection Policy?

Court, 7-2, Rules Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act Does Not Retroactive

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Court, 7-2, Rules Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act Does Not Retroactive
:: Reynolds v. U.S.

High Court, Per Curiam, Rules Police Search of Student’s Home Justified

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

High Court, Per Curiam, Rules Police Search of Student’s Home Justified
:: Ryburn v. Huff

Wis. Justice Refuses to Recuse in Anti-Union Ruling, Cites Report by Chief Justice Roberts

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Wis. Justice Refuses to Recuse in Anti-Union Ruling, Cites Report by Chief Justice Roberts

Supreme Court Rorschach Test on Voting Rights

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Supreme Court Rorschach Test on Voting Rights

Pakistan Court Widens Role, Stirring Fears for Stability

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Pakistan Court Widens Role, Stirring Fears for Stability

Feds Followed Rules with Sea Lion Protections, Judge Rules

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Feds Followed Rules with Sea Lion Protections, Judge Rules

For Justices, State of the Union Can Be a Trial

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

For Justices, State of the Union Can Be a Trial

Occupy the Courts Launches Effort to Roll Back Citizens United

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Occupy the Courts Launches Effort to Roll Back Citizens United
:: Move to Amend

Gloria Allred: Happy, High-Powered, Alone

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Gloria Allred: Happy, High-Powered, Alone

Oregon Moves to Zone Ocean

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Oregon Moves to Zone Ocean

First, a Sex Offender Registry. Next, an Animal Abuser Registry?

Friday, January 20th, 2012

First, a Sex Offender Registry. Next, an Animal Abuser Registry?

Supreme Court, Per Curiam, Rejects Court-Created Texas Redistricting Map

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Supreme Court, Per Curiam, Rejects Court-Created Texas Redistricting Map
:: Perry v. Perez

Federal Judge Rules Vermont Can’t Shut Nuclear Plant

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Federal Judge Rules Vermont Can’t Shut Nuclear Plant
:: Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee v. Shumlin (pdf)

Law School Applications for Fall 2012 Drop More Than 15 Percent

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Law School Applications for Fall 2012 Drop More than 15 Percent

Feds Seize Megaupload Website, Charge 7 Executives for Internet Piracy

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Feds Seize Megaupload Website, Charge 7 Executives for Internet Piracy
:: Indictment in U.S. v. Megaupload Limited
:: How and Why Anonymous Took Down the FBI’s Website

Grooveshark Copyright Suit and Its Unusual Evidence

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Grooveshark Copyright Suit and Its Unusual Evidence