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Monday Morning JetLawg

On April 19, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Doctor charged in connection with Michael Jackson’s death, Conrad Murray, refuses to negotiate a plea; legal team begins developing defense strategy.

Rapper Jay-Z sues David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox over name of Dominican nightclub.

Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010 makes it a crime [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On March 28, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

If Sandra Bullock’s stable presence helped husband Jesse James obtain full custody of his daughter, what would divorce mean for young Sunny?

U.S. Cyber Command from Department of Defense ready to take over defense against cyberattacks.

File-sharing site Rapidshare attempts to legitimize its [...]

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NASA Sends Astronauts to Space Station for No Good Reason

On February 12, 2010 By JETLaw

After weather-related delays last Sunday, the space shuttle Endeavour and its six-member crew began its journey to the space station before dawn Monday. Their mission is to deliver the last major module to the space station, [...]

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Hell hath no fury like a Gator scorned. Last week, Fox Broadcasting Company threatened to drop its signal from Time Warner Cable and Bright House on the eve of some of the nation’s most anticipated college bowl games. Even members of Congress and the FTC were urged to get involved. Happily, [...]

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Congress Doing A Safety Dance Around Privacy

On February 26, 2009 By Abbey Morrow

Two congressmen have proposed a bill that would require ISPs, businesses, and individuals to maintain all users’ Internet-usage records for two years. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX), presented identical bills– S.436 in the Senate and H.R.1076 in the House– in order to aid the fight [...]

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Irony: Racism Spawns Morality-Based Legislation

On October 23, 2008 By JETLaw

In 2006, when Americans heard that U.S. ports were being sold to a Dubai-based company, politicians and the media started a frenzy. Despite the fact that 75% of containers entering the United States pass through port terminals operated by foreigners, this was different. At the time, the U.S. government perceived that anti-Muslim sentiments [...]

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