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Marriage and Murder in Virtual Worlds

On October 24, 2008 By JETLaw

It isn’t uncommon to hear about people falling in love in virtual worlds these days. After all, if you’re spending twenty hours a week playing World of Warcraft, it’s almost as likely that you’ll meet someone special in Azeroth as at your workplace. Likewise, wedding dresses sell quite well in Second Life, where the whole [...]

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Clean Up Your MySpace or Face Deportation?

On October 16, 2008 By JETLaw

In the recent case of Badasa v. Mukasey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit granted Plaintiff Lamilem Badasa’s Petition for Review following the Department of Homeland Security’s denial of her application for asylum. The court’s reason for granting the petition? Merely the fact that the Department based its interpretation of [...]

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