Archive for February, 2012

Court, 6-3, Tosses Suit Against Deputies for Overbroad Search

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Court, 6-3, Tosses Suit Against Deputies for Overbroad Search
:: Messerschmidt vs. Millender

Supreme Court, Per Curiam, Rules FAA Preempts State Law in Arbitration Case

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Supreme Court, Per Curiam, Rules FAA Preempts State Law in Arbitration Case
:: Wetzel v. Lambert

Court, Per Curiam, Denies Retrial for Death Row Inmate

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Court, Per Curiam, Denies Retrial for Death Row Inmate
:: Marmet Health Care Center v. Brown

White House Refuses to Release Email from Monsanto-Linked Lobbyist

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

White House Refuses to Release Email From Monsanto-Linked Lobbyist

Can I Use Science to Get Out of Jury Duty?

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Can I Use Science to Get Out of Jury Duty?

Massey Mine Boss Charged in Deadly Coal Mine Explosion

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Massey Mine Boss Charged In Deadly Coal Mine Explosion

Terminator Reboot Moving Ahead Whether Lawyers Want It to or Not

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Terminator Reboot Moving Ahead Whether Lawyers Want It to or Not

Serving Less Bacon: Bon Appetit Commits to Humane Meat

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Serving Less Bacon: Bon Appetit Commits to Humane Meat

How the European Internet Rose Up Against ACTA

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

How the European Internet Rose Up Against ACTA

Citizens Can’t Lie About War, but Movies Can

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Citizens Can’t Lie About War, but Movies Can

Scientists Find New Dangers in Tiny but Pervasive Particles in Air Pollution

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Scientists Find New Dangers in Tiny but Pervasive Particles in Air Pollution

Roger J. Miner, 77, Dies; Judge Valued Neutrality

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Roger J. Miner, 77, Dies; Judge Valued Neutrality

Vote on Abortion Ultrasound Bill Pushed Back a Day

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Vote on Abortion Ultrasound Bill Pushed Back a Day
:: “State-Mandated Rape”?

The Secret Service Takes Down JotForm Site — Even Without SOPA

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

The Secret Service Takes Down JotForm Site — Even Without SOPA

Lawyer in P2P Porn Case Accused of Practicing Without a License

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Lawyer in P2P Porn Case Accused of Practicing Without a License

Supreme Court to Take Another Look at Affirmative Action in Higher Ed

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Supreme Court to Take Another Look at Affirmative Action in Higher Ed
:: SCOTUSblog on the Extension of the “Grutter Principle”

L&C Law’s Jeff Jones on Property Law and Self-Storage Leases

Monday, February 20th, 2012

L&C Law’s Jeff Jones on Property Law and Self-Storage Leases

Bill Would Have MD Environmental Law Clinic Pay $500k to Poultry Farms

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Bill Would Have MD Environmental Law Clinic Pay $500k to Poultry Farms

Gay Marriage? Ruling May Hinge on How It’s Asked

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Gay Marriage? Ruling May Hinge on How It’s Asked

Trademarks Take on New Importance in Internet Era

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Trademarks Take On New Importance in Internet Era

Toys Cannot Hold Protest Because They Are Not Citizens of Russia, Officials Rule

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Toys Cannot Hold Protest Because They Are Not Citizens of Russia, Officials Rule

iPhone 4 Antenna Lawsuits Settled with Choice of Free Bumper or $15

Monday, February 20th, 2012

iPhone 4 Antenna Lawsuits Settled with Choice of Free Bumper or $15

The SCOTUS Merrygoround: Is Ginsburg Shuffle Coming?

Monday, February 20th, 2012

The SCOTUS Merrygoround: Is Ginsburg Shuffle Coming?

The Pirate Bay Could Be Blocked in UK

Monday, February 20th, 2012

The Pirate Bay Could Be Blocked in UK

Keeping Credit Reporting Firms, Debt Collectors Honest

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Keeping Credit Reporting Firms, Debt Collectors Honest

Family Sues Boy Scouts in Sexual Abuse Case

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Family Sues Boy Scouts in Sexual Abuse Case

Goldman Sachs Code-Theft Conviction Reversed

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Goldman Sachs Code-Theft Conviction Reversed

The High Bench Vs. the Ivory Tower

Monday, February 20th, 2012

The High Bench vs. the Ivory Tower

Harry C. McPherson, a Presidential Counsel and Co-drafter of the Civil Rights Act of 1957, Dies at 82

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Harry C. McPherson, a Presidential Counsel and Co-drafter of the Civil Rights Act of 1957, Dies at 82

Supreme Court Grants Stay in Citizens United Montana Sequel, with Special Statement of J. Ginsburg

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Supreme Court Grants Stay in Citizens United Montana Sequel, With Special Statement of J. Ginsburg

U.S. Tentatively Approves New Oil Drilling Off Alaska’s North Shore

Friday, February 17th, 2012

U.S. Tentatively Approves New Oil Drilling Off Alaska’s North Shore
:: DOE Press Release and Linked Info

Obama’s War on Pot

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Obama’s War on Pot