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If you are a political junkie, work the night shift, or otherwise found the time to watch last week’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings, you were treated to a proceeding that had it all: political grandstanding, talking points, comedy, and very little substantive discussion of actual legal issues. What was not missing, however, [...]Continue Reading →
On the field, “NFL football” and “cutthroat competition” are virtually indistinguishable phrases. However, off the field, in the realm of NFL paraphernalia, Reebok was the sole “team” possessing a monopoly in the market. In 2000, the NFL signed a ten-year licensing agreement that gave Reebok the exclusive rights to manufacture and sell jerseys, hats, [...]Continue Reading →
New studies indicate that children who begin lying at an earlier age will be more successful in later life.
Hacking of personal information increases tenfold with introduction of Spokeo, a program that imports private information from social networking sites.
Viacom strikes again claiming filming the [...]Continue Reading →
On May 13, 2010 By Sean Wlodarczyk
A few weeks ago I took a quick look at a friend’s cell-phone contract, and there it was: the dreaded mandatory arbitration clause. You know, the clause hidden inside the fine print that says something along the lines of, “You agree to arbitrate any claim you may have against [...]Continue Reading →
Thirty-year study underway to research link between cellphone use and negative health effects.
iPad potential taken to new heights as concert pianist performs on device at symphony hall.
Case of lost iPhone prototype may result in criminal charges.
Live Nation’s merger with Ticketmaster instills fear [...]Continue Reading →
On November 9, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Bilski v. Kappos. The case, whose facts were reported on earlier, involves whether a “business model” is patentable. At the end of the day, it seemed that the Justices were skeptical of whether the way in which a company does business [...]Continue Reading →
Ladies and gentlemen, the contest is over! On June 30, 2009, the Minnesota Supreme Court determined that “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Al Franken garnered just 312 more legally-cast votes in the race to represent the state in the United States Senate than incumbent Norm Coleman. The initial [...]Continue Reading →
With the hype surrounding President Barack Obama’s first Supreme Court nomination reaching a fever pitch, it may be time to step back from confirmation politics and consider an actual case that the would-be nominee will face next fall. Intellectual property law may not have the mainstream appeal of sexy constitutional law topics like gay marriage [...]Continue Reading →
On June 1, 2009 By Steven Reilly
Much ado has been made already about Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s qualifications and experiences, but little attention has been paid to one of the more unique elements of her legal background: as Wired points out, Judge Sotomayor will become the first justice to have decided cyberlaw cases prior to joining the Court.
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