Archive for March, 2011

11th Cir. Sets June Date to Hear Appeal of Vinson Healthcare Ruling

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

11th Cir. Sets June Date to Hear Appeal of Vinson Healthcare Ruling

How Mass BitTorrent Lawsuits Turn Low-Budget Movies into Big Bucks

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

How Mass BitTorrent Lawsuits Turn Low-Budget Movies Into Big Bucks

AALS Seeks Delay in ABA Revision of Law School Accreditation Standards

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

AALS Seeks Delay in ABA Revision of Law School Accreditation Standards

Laptop Search May Continue Many Days and Miles Away from Border Entry, 9th Rules 2-1

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Laptop Search May Continue Many Days and Miles Away From Border Entry, 9th Rules 2-1
:: United States v. Cotterman (pdf)

In Overturning Jury Verdict, Prosecutors Get a Mulligan from Supreme Court, Wrongfully Convicted Man Gets Squat

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

In Overturning Jury Verdict, Prosecutors Get a Mulligan From Supreme Court, Wrongfully Convicted Man Gets Squat

Microsoft Sharpens Antitrust Attack Against Google

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Microsoft Sharpens Antitrust Attack Against Google

Oil Spill Claims Settling for Hefty Amounts

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Oil Spill Claims Settling For Hefty Amounts

Judge Uses Shakespeare in Rejecting Lawyer’s Copyright Claim for Copied Sentence

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Judge Uses Shakespeare in Rejecting Lawyer’s Copyright Claim for Copied Sentence

Yale Law School Gets Hit by Double-Digit Drop in Applications

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Yale Law School Gets Hit by Double-Digit Drop in Applications

Juror’s Facebook Postings an Issue in Appeal

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Juror’s Facebook Postings an Issue in Appeal

Following Third Court Order, Wisconsin Gov to Halt Implementation of Union Law

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Following Third Court Order, Wisconsin Gov to Halt Implementation of Union Law

NOLA Police Officer Sentenced to 25 Years for Post-Katrina Shooting Death

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

NOLA Police Officer Sentenced to 25 Years for Post-Katrina Shooting Death

China Opens First Public Interest Environmental Law Firm

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

China Opens First Public Interest Environmental Law Firm

Google Agrees to New Privacy Rules As Part of Buzz Settlement

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Google Agrees to New Privacy Rules as Part of Buzz Settlement
:: FTC Press Release and Documents

Alaska Clash Over Resources and Rights Heats Up

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Alaska Clash Over Resources and Rights Heats Up

Court Overturns Case That Allowed Non-Indians to Possess Eagle Feathers

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Court Overturns Case That Allowed Non-Indians to Possess Eagle Feathers
:: U.S. v. Wilgus (pdf)

Wal-Mart Argument Recap: A Fatal Flaw Detected?

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Wal-Mart Argument Recap: A Fatal Flaw Detected?
:: Oral Argument Transcript in Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes (pdf)

Federal Judge Is Remembered for Vigorous Dissent in Mountaintop Case

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Federal Judge Is Remembered for Vigorous Dissent in Mountaintop Case

High Court May Make It Easier to Invalidate an Invention

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

High Court May Make It Easier to Invalidate an Invention

Split Supreme Court, 5-4, Rejects Damages for Innocent Man Who Spent 14 Years on Death Row

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Split Supreme Court, 5-4, Rejects Damages for Innocent Man Who Spent 14 Years on Death Row
:: Connick v. Thompson

Court, 8-0, Rejects Suits Against Drug Companies for Overcharging

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Court, 8-0, Rejects Suits Against Drug Companies for Overcharging
:: Astra USA v. Santa Clara County
:: Justice Ginsburg Again Shows Disdain For Some Litigation

High Court Dismisses Writ of Certiorari, Leaves Intact State Ruling on DMV Records

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

High Court Dismisses Writ of Certiorari, Leaves Intact State Ruling on DMV Records
:: Tolentino v. New York

Justice Scalia Ticketed in Traffic Accident

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Justice Scalia Ticketed in Traffic Accident

Judge Again Blocks Wi. Collective Bargaining Plan

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Judge Again Blocks Wi. Collective Bargaining Plan

EMI Wins $950,000 in Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Over Beatles Songs

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

EMI Wins $950,000 in Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Over Beatles Songs

Amazon May Face Legal Battle Over Cloud Drive “Music Locker” Service

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Amazon May Face Legal Battle Over Cloud Drive “Music Locker” Service

Accused Libyan Rapists Sue Alleged Victim

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Accused Libyan Rapists Sue Alleged Victim

BP Employee Loses Laptop Containing 13,000 Oil Spill Claimants’ Personal Data

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

BP Employee Loses Laptop Containing 13,000 Oil Spill Claimants’ Personal Data

DOJ’s Civil Rights Chief Vows to Protect Muslims

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

DOJ’s Civil Rights Chief Vows to Protect Muslims

Bonds Judge Reconsidering Testicle Testimony

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Bonds Judge Reconsidering Testicle Testimony

Copyright Troll Righthaven Admits Blunder in Suing Ars Technica

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Copyright Troll Righthaven Admits Blunder in Suing Ars Technica

Conflict of Interest? BitTorrent Case Judge Is a Former RIAA Lobbyist

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Conflict of Interest? BitTorrent Case Judge Is a Former RIAA Lobbyist