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31 Dec 1969, 11:00 am by Barry Sookman
Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2013-06-23 -> Pink Floyd: Pandora Internet radio royalty ripoff -> Internet cafe supporters move ahead with referendum challenging new law -> California sends a cease and desist order to the Bitcoin Foundation -> The CopyCat – tantalising titbits and techno tales -> How I Found Copyright Infringement thru Google Images… [read post]
4 Dec 0001, 4:00 pm by David Hart QC
R (Edwards & Pallikaropoulos) v. Environment Agency et al, 11 April 2013, read CJEU judgment, and read Opinion of A-G Kokott, and the Civil Procedure Rules 45.41 to 45.44, in force from 1 April 2013, with Practice Direction 45 Twin developments, both of which are important for those involved in environmental cases. They emerge from the UK’s treaty obligations flowing from the Aarhus Convention under which it is obliged to ensure that environmental cases are not… [read post]
4 Dec 0001, 4:00 pm by Jim Duffy
According to the President of the Supreme Court, the judiciary not only has a right but an obligation “to speak out on matters concerning the rule of law.”  In recent months, it is a duty from which Lord Neuberger has not shirked, and last night’s lecture to the Institute of Government was no exception.  Its focus was the importance of legal aid, which Neuberger described through the prism of the UK’s constitutional set-up and the respective roles of the… [read post]
4 Dec 0001, 4:00 pm by Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law
By Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law Too many people go to law school with goals that are not necessarily, in my humble opinion, conducive to being happy, productive member of the legal community.  Before considering spending money to become an attorney, no matter the path, young people in the United States should ask themselves, “Why do I want to be a lawyer?”  Law can be a difficult profession, not at all like what you might see in television and the movies.  One thing… [read post]
4 Dec 0001, 4:00 pm by Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law
By Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law Yesterday, I posted this appearance by “the Sword” on August 21, 1989 at the Mayor and Common Council hearing: PUBLIC COMMENTS – THE SWORD A citizen identifying himself as the Anti- Christ Spiritual Leader of the House of Ying, also known as the Sword, appeared before the Council with a mask. He stated that the mask is to prevent a robbery, not to commit one. He spoke regarding time allotted at Council Meetings for public comments. City Attorney… [read post]
4 Dec 0001, 4:00 pm by Ed. Puerto Rico
La Clínica Legal de Desarrollo Económico Comunitario, iniciativa entre el Centro para Puerto Rico, la Escuela de Derecho de la Universidad de Puerto Rico y la Fundación Francisco Carvajal invitan a taller gratuito Impuesto sobre ventas y uso (IVU). Se proveerá orientación en temas como: Certificado de Registro de Comerciante Certificado de Exención Pago de IVU por agentes retenedores IVU Loto El taller se realizará este sábado, 4 de mayo de… [read post]
29 Nov 0001, 4:00 pm by Cicely Wilson
United States v. Tebeau, US 8th Cir. (4/30/12)Criminal LawDefendant owned more than 300 acres of land where he has held weekend music festivals at which drug use was widespread. Defendant invited various bands to perform at the festivals and he also performed with his own Grateful Dead tribute band. After law enforcement conducted an undercover investigation into the illegal drug sales at the festivals, defendant was indicted on one count of managing a drug involved premises in violation of 21… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 8:22 pm by Lawyerist
Dropbox is popular with lawyers. According to the ABA’s most-recent technology survey, 58% of lawyers use Dropbox, making it the most popular online file storage option among lawyers. Here is everything you need to know about Dropbox, from how to install it to securing your client files.IndexInstalling DropboxFeatures, Add-Ons, and PricingSyncing, File Versions, and PackratSharingCamera UploadExtra StorageBusiness PlansUsing DropboxSecurityTerms of ServiceWho Should Use DropboxInstalling… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 3:59 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
“The Bureau of Justice Statistics’ (BJS) National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) measures the rates at which Americans are victims of crimes, including rape and sexual assault, but there is concern that rape and sexual assault are undercounted on this survey. BJS asked the National Research Council to investigate this issue and recommend best practices for measuring rape and sexual assault on their household surveys. Estimating the Incidence of Rape and Sexual… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 3:33 pm by By STEVEN M. DAVIDOFF
A compliance supervisor is hired ensure that a company accused of wrongdoing does not break the law again, but the concept is problematic, writes Steven Davidoff in the Deal Professor. [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 3:24 pm by admin
Tesla Motors is challenging a lemon law claim made by a Wisconsin attorney who calls himself the “King of Lemon Laws”. Tesla released a statement on their blog stating that the attorney, Vince Megna, misrepresented the facts of the case and implies that the Model S in question had been tampered with. In the blog post Tesla re-affirms their commitment to customer service and compliance with lemon laws. In a video released by Megna, that stars himself alongside a cardboard cut out of… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 2:49 pm by Stephen Fairley
Hundreds of top law firms write new blog content every month, but most of their posts are never read by their top prospects!  What can you do so prospects want to continually read your blog posts? You probably already know that content marketing is a top strategy to attracting and building relationships with new leads. Consumers are turning to the Internet like never before to research answers to legal questions BEFORE they even consider calling an attorney or scheduling a consultation. On… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 2:15 pm by By PETER EAVIS
The Fed chairwoman on Tuesday suggested some measures to reduce the risks for Wall Street firms. The measures include requiring banks to hold more capital. [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 2:03 pm by Ben Barros
Brian Tamanaha has asked two interesting questions in response to Steve Freedman’s recent posts on jobs and law school admissions.  Steve has started a series of posts that make the argument that now is a good time to go to law school, because enrollment declines will lead to a very strong job market in just a few years.  So far, he has addressed the supply side of the argument, noting the dramatic drop in law school enrollment will lead to fewer graduates hitting the job market in… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 1:26 pm by Paul Caron
One of the joys of being a faculty member at Pepperdine is the opportunity to spend time with wonderful visitors who come to the law school because of its unique mission. Today is a great illustration, as we welcomed Gary Haugen (President & CEO, Internal justice Mission) and David Skeel... [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 1:11 pm by
I have posted a paper to the Social Science Research Network: "The Crisis of Secular Liberalism and the Constitutional State in Comparative Perspective." A final version will appear in the volume 48 of the Cornell International Law Journal in 2015.(Pix (c) Larry Catá Backer 2014)The post includes the abstract and download information.  Comments and suggestions always welcome. The Crisis of Secular Liberalism and the Constitutional State in Comparative Perspective: Religion, Rule of Law,… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 12:59 pm by David Lat
Are you looking for advice about the lateral recruiting process? Look no further. [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 12:50 pm by library
Oxford University Press is hosting a webpage that looks at the arguments surrounding the use of force in both the international and domestic context. [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 11:27 am by By PETER J. HENNING
Not all criminal investigations of a company are alike, and there are telltale signs about how serious a threat one may present, writes Peter J. Henning in the White Collar Watch column. [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 11:04 am by Legal Profession Prof
Two points to make about confidentiality, just as all us ethics profs are about to (spoiler alert) examine on it. One is that I note that there is an interesting article in the current Litigation magazine (the ABA's journal by... [read post]