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Breaking Down The Stem Cell Ruling

On August 26, 2010 By Kevin Lumpkin

You’ve probably heard by now that a federal court issued a temporary injunction earlier this week, precluding the federal government from funding any research project involving embryonic stem cells. This post attempts to break down the legal basis for the ruling, and what it means for the Obama administration’s plans for stem cell [...]

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Yahoo!: Defender of Privacy Rights

On April 23, 2010 By JETLaw

Privacy protection for electronic communications has been a subject of debate for some time now, so it should come as no surprise that the government continues to make controversial attempts to obtain private email communications. A recent legal controversy between Yahoo! and the Department of Justice illustrates just how far the government can go in [...]

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The Experts: No BlackBerrys in the White House

On November 20, 2008 By JETLaw

If Maslow were to write his hierarchy of needs today, “email” and “BlackBerry” would probably appear just after (or perhaps just before) food and shelter. Every day, millions of people wake up and, as sure as their morning coffee, check their inboxes and BlackBerrys. Thus begins a process that continues throughout the day [...]

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