Archive for November, 2011

Senate Approves Requiring Military Custody in Terror Cases

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Senate Approves Requiring Military Custody in Terror Cases

U.S. Judge Orders Hundreds of Sites ?De-indexed? from Google, Facebook

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

U.S. Judge Orders Hundreds of Sites ?De-indexed? From Google, Facebook

How Elena Kagan Became the Supreme Court’s Champion of Common Sense

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

How Elena Kagan Became the Supreme Court’s Champion of Common Sense

Facebook Agrees to Broad Settlement with FTC Over Privacy Practices

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Facebook Agrees to Broad Settlement With FTC Over Privacy Practices
:: Press Release and Proposed Settlement

Telemarketer Abuse Statute Confounds Supreme Court

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Telemarketer Abuse Statute Confounds Supreme Court

Miami’s Federal Prison Plagued by Strippers Posing As ‘Legal Assistants’

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Miami’s Federal Prison Plagued By Strippers Posing As ‘Legal Assistants’

Researcher’s Video Shows Secret Software on Millions of Phones Logging Everything

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Researcher’s Video Shows Secret Software on Millions of Phones Logging Everything

Judge Says Suit to Void NY Marriage Act May Proceed

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Judge Says Suit to Void NY Marriage Act May Proceed

Woman Arrested After Closing Citibank Account in Protest Files Federal Suit Against NYC, NYPD

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Woman Arrested After Closing Citibank Account in Protest Files Federal Suit Against NYC, NYPD

Nigerian Senate Votes to Criminalize Gay Marriage, Gay Advocacy Groups, and Same-Sex Public Displays of Affection

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Nigerian Senate Votes to Criminalize Gay Marriage, Gay Advocacy Groups, and Same-Sex Public Displays of Affection

Oregon Officials Deny Man, Children’s ‘Father’ Since Birth, Any Contact with Kids

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Oregon Officials Deny Man, Children’s ‘Father’ Since Birth, Any Contact With Kids

College Athletes Move Concussions into the Courtroom

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

College Athletes Move Concussions Into the Courtroom

Medical Contracts Giving Doctors “Copyright Over Your Comments” Draw Complaints

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Medical Contracts Giving Doctors “Copyright Over Your Comments” Draw Complaints

Foreclosure Fraud Whistleblower Found Dead

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Foreclosure Fraud Whistleblower Found Dead

Anthrax Victim’s Family to Receive $2.5M in Settlement with U.S.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Anthrax Victim’s Family to Receive $2.5M in Settlement With U.S.

Foes of Health-care Law Are Among States Receiving Federal Money to Implement It

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Foes of Health-care Law Are Among States Receiving Federal Money to Implement It

Gov. John Kitzhaber Stops All Executions in Oregon

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Gov. John Kitzhaber Stops All Executions in Oregon
:: Statement on Capital Punishment (pdf)
:: Article V, Section 14 of the Oregon Constitution

Oregon Supremes, 4-3, Allow Haugen Execution to Proceed

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Oregon Supremes, 4-3, Allow Haugen Execution to Proceed
:: Oregon v. Haugen (pdf)

Why Won’t the Supreme Court Allow TV Cameras?

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Why Won’t The Supreme Court Allow TV Cameras?

Occupy Boston Gets Legal Cover, but Not All Protesters Like It

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Occupy Boston Gets Legal Cover, But Not All Protesters Like It

Health Care’s “Sleeper Issue”

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Health Care’s “Sleeper Issue”

Thanksgiving and the Third Branch

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Thanksgiving and the Third Branch

Kansas Abortion Prosecution Loses Some Steam, but Fire Is Still Hot

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Kansas Abortion Prosecution Loses Some Steam, but Fire Is Still Hot

Has 4th Circuit Shifted to the Left?

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Has 4th Circuit Shifted to the Left?

9th Rejects AOL Privacy Settlement, Citing Random Beneficiaries

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

9th Rejects AOL Privacy Settlement, Citing Random Beneficiaries
:: Nachshin v. AOL (pdf)

John C. “Jack” Keeney Dies, Served As Federal Prosecutor for 59 Years

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

John C. “Jack” Keeney Dies, Served As Federal Prosecutor for 59 Years

Second Circuit Says Attorneys Can Lend a Hand in Pro Se Briefs

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Second Circuit Says Attorneys Can Lend a Hand in Pro Se Briefs
:: In re Fengling Liu (pdf)

Ruling: Apple Did Not Infringe HTC Graphics Patents

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Ruling: Apple Did Not Infringe HTC Graphics Patents

Maryland Governor Demands That Law School Environmental Clinic Drop Chicken Farm Suit

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Maryland Governor Demands That Law School Environmental Clinic Drop Chicken Farm Suit

Bradley Manning Has a Court Date: 569 Days After His Arrest

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Bradley Manning Has A Court Date: 569 Days After His Arrest

After Law School, Associates Learn to Be Lawyers

Monday, November 21st, 2011

After Law School, Associates Learn to Be Lawyers

EU Mocked for Ban on Claims That Water Can Prevent Dehydration

Monday, November 21st, 2011

EU Mocked for Ban on Claims That Water Can Prevent Dehydration