Archive for April, 2011

Mike Tyson’s Face Tattoo Artist Sues Hangover Studio for Copyright Infringement

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Mike Tyson’s Face Tattoo Artist Sues Hangover Studio for Copyright Infringement

How the Law Accepted Gays

Friday, April 29th, 2011

How the Law Accepted Gays

Dow Chemical and Sasol Facing Racketeering Lawsuit from Greenpeace

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Dow Chemical and Sasol Facing Racketeering Lawsuit from Greenpeace

30 Killers Could Win Freedom Years Early Under Oregon Supreme Court Ruling

Friday, April 29th, 2011

30 Killers Could Win Freedom Years Early Under Oregon Supreme Court Ruling
:: Parole Board Statement (pdf)
:: Janowski/Fleming v. Board of Parole
:: Severy/Wilson v. Board of Parole

Manning Ruled Competent to Stand for Court Martial

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Manning Ruled Competent to Stand for Court Martial

Split Appeals Court Lifts Stem Cell Research Ban

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Split Appeals Court Lifts Stem Cell Research Ban
:: Sherley v. Sebelius (pdf)

Why Justices Ginsburg and Breyer Should Retire Immediately

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Why Justices Ginsburg and Breyer Should Retire Immediately

Facebook Copyright Takedown Followup: What the Heck Happened?

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Facebook Copyright Takedown Followup: What the Heck Happened?

L&C Law Alum Dennis Treacy, Pork Giant Smithfield Foods’ Chief Sustainability Officer

Friday, April 29th, 2011

L&C Law Alum Dennis Treacy, Pork Giant Smithfield Foods’ Chief Sustainability Officer

LimeWire Facing Billion-Dollar Damages Trial

Friday, April 29th, 2011

LimeWire Facing Billion-Dollar Damages Trial

Once Again, Yale Law School Tops US News Federal Clerkship List

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Once Again, Yale Law School Tops US News Federal Clerkship List

Alaska Couple Indicted in Black Market Sales of Polar Bear Hides, Walrus Tusks

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Alaska Couple Indicted in Black Market Sales of Polar Bear Hides, Walrus Tusks

Oregon House Votes to Ban Possession, Sale of Shark Fins

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Oregon House Votes to Ban Possession, Sale of Shark Fins

Citizens United and Why Justice Stevens Decided to Resign

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Citizens United and Why Justice Stevens Decided to Resign

Guantanamo Detainee’s Lawyer Seeks Permission to View Published Wikileaks Documents

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Guantanamo Detainee’s Lawyer Seeks Permission to View Published Wikileaks Documents

Should the FBI Redefine Rape?

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Should the FBI Redefine Rape?

Judge’s Ruling Means NFL Must Get Back to Work — Sans Restrictions

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Judge’s Ruling Means NFL Must Get Back to Work — Sans Restrictions
:: Brady v. National Football League (pdf)

Sculptor ‘Wins’ Copyright Case Over Korean War Memorial on Stamp, Awarded $5,000

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Sculptor ‘Wins’ Copyright Case Over Korean War Memorial on Stamp, Awarded $5,000
:: Gaylord v. U.S.

Largest Law Firms Register Rising Revenues, Spiking Profits

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Largest Law Firms Register Rising Revenues, Spiking Profits

9th Reinstates Criminal Charges for Employeee Breaking Company Computer Policy

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

9th Reinstates Criminal Charges for Employeee Breaking Company Computer Policy
:: U.S. v. Nosal (pdf)

A Criminal Past Makes a Job Search Even Harder

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

A Criminal Past Makes a Job Search Even Harder

High Court, 5-4, Rules Companies Can Block Consumer Class-Actions Via Arbitration Clauses

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

High Court, 5-4, Rules Companies Can Block Consumer Class-Actions via Arbitration Clauses
:: AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion
:: Another Ruling in Favor of Corporations, Critics Say

“Ag-Gag” Laws and Videotaping at Factory Farms: Who Protects the Animals?

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

“Ag-Gag” Laws and Videotaping at Factory Farms: Who Protects the Animals?

Perkins Coie Attorney Traveled to Hawaii to Get Obama’s Birth Certificate

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Perkins Coie Attorney Traveled to Hawaii to Get Obama’s Birth Certificate

‘Kill Company’ Staff Seargeant Acquitted in Deaths of Three Iraqi Detainees

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

‘Kill Company’ Staff Seargeant Acquitted in Deaths of Three Iraqi Detainees
:: U.S. v. Girouard (pdf)

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical About Vermont’s Physician Data Mining Law

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical About Vermont’s Physician Data Mining Law

More Bad Arguments: The Roberts Court & Money in Politics

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

More Bad Arguments: The Roberts Court & Money in Politics

Sarah Weddington, Lawyer Who Argued Roe V. Wade, Loses Faculty Position Over Budget Cuts

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Sarah Weddington, Lawyer Who Argued Roe v. Wade, Loses Faculty Position Over Budget Cuts

Pediatricians Want Better Chemical Laws, but Evidence Always a Problem

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Pediatricians Want Better Chemical Laws, But Evidence Always a Problem

Prop 8 Supporters Say News of Judge’s Same-Sex Relationship Should Void Ruling

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Prop 8 Supporters Say News of Judge’s Same-Sex Relationship Should Void Ruling
:: Why the New Prop 8 Argument Is Bogus – and Offensive

AG Holder: Criticism of Paul Clement ‘Very Misplaced’

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

AG Holder: Criticism of Paul Clement ‘Very Misplaced’
:: Why DOMA Deserves A Lawyer
:: Gay Rights Group: You’re Damn Right We Pressured Law Firm on DOMA

Investigation of Lawyer for Bush-Era Wiretapping Leak Is Dropped

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Investigation of Lawyer for Bush-Era Wiretapping Leak Is Dropped