A Moment of Simple Justice - Cameras on Cops
A Moment of Simple Justice - Ferguson
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Falls Short on Good-Faith Test
Bill on Bankruptcy: Madoff Victims Rooting for Stanford Victory
Bill on Bankruptcy: Listening in the Dark at the NCBJ
Health Care Antitrust & the Supreme Court – Interview with Bruce Sokler, Member, Mintz Levin
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Judge Might Lose Grip on the Case
PennDOT to Increase Number of Pennsylvania Bridges with Weight Restrictions
Harvey Miller: Detroit Will Be In Bankruptcy "For A Long Time"
Grayson: Only 1 Agency Should Regulate Wall Street
Bill on Bankruptcy: Supreme Court Cases Will Have Wide Impact
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Goldstein: Expect More Litigation in Wake of Myriad Gene Patent Decision
Appellate Division Roundup -
In recent months, New Jersey's Appellate Division has rendered three significant employment law decisions.
State v. Saavedra, No. A-1449-12T4, 2013 N.J. Super. LEXIS 185 (App. Div....more
TV Station's Failure To Hire Weather News Anchor Was Protected By Free Speech Rights -
Hunter v. CBS Broadcasting, Inc., 221 Cal. App. 4th 1510 (2013) -
Kyle Hunter sued CBS Broadcasting for age and gender...more
Paper included in the CLE materials for a panel on which I was a participant at the American Intellectual Property Law Association's annual meeting on October 24, 2013. The Panel was entitled "Trademarks, Goodwill and Free...more
Factors That Go Into Television Network Contracts
by Anthony Caruso on August 19, 2013
Many sports analysts are watching the ascent of Fox Sports 1 as it makes multi-year television network contracts with several sports...more
The Supreme Court in U.S. v. Windsor held that the federal Defense of Marriage Act’s (DOMA) section defining marriage as between a man and woman is unconstitutional because it violates the Fifth Amendment’s equal protection...more
The first element of defamation is sometimes forgotten. The defamatory statement must be about the plaintiff. In most instances that will be self-evident, but sometimes the identity of the person being defamed will be known...more
The tale starts with an article in OC Weekly. The article was about a guy named Shaheen Sadeghi. The article was extremely favorable to Sadeghi, referring to him as the “Curator of Cool” and discussing his amazing success in...more
Despite the prohibitions against doing so, some attorneys can’t resist throwing a threat of criminal action into their demand letters. They apparently think (if they give it any thought at all) that an express or veiled...more
Following the prior decision of Flatley v. Mauro, the California Court of Appeal in Miguel Mendoza v. Reed K. Hamzeh finds that a demand letter from an attorney which threatens criminal prosecution is not protected under the...more
Per Kenneth White, blogger at Popehat.com: http://www.popehat.com/2013/04/19/victory-for-blogger-patterico-in-free-speech-case/ :
"Patrick Frey, also known as Patterico, has been living under the cloud of a frivolous,...more
Plaintiff operates a website called Community College Review. It received multiple cease and desist letters, which escalated in the severity of their threats, from counsel for certain institutions about which routine,...more
Feb. 7 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. A confidential memo leaked from the Department of Justice details the legal rationale for the extrajudicial killing of American...more
Per Ken White at Popehat (http://www.popehat.com/2012/12/10/update-on-defense-of-patterico/):
"In early October I announced that I would be joining Ron Coleman in a pro bono defense of Patrick Frey of Patterico's...more
Dunkin’ Donuts in Hot Water Over Franchisee Discrimination Claims
by Joel N. Kreizman on August 30, 2012
Dunkin’ Donuts is in hot water after several former franchise owners have alleged that it discriminates against...more
On Wednesday, during his radio show, Rush Limbaugh discussed a college student who had testified at a Congressional hearing, stating that she needed her birth control to be covered by the school's health insurance. Limbaugh...more
There are still many attorneys making money representing clients on Internet defamation cases that can’t be won. They are either ignorant of the law, or ignoring it. My firm has been schooling others on the Communications...more
WHAT' DEMOCRACY < OBSERVATION >...more
I run into this attitude from judges occasionally. Thankfully, I've always been able to turn them around, but when I read about it, it still raises my hackles a little.
The attitude of which I speak was most recently...more
Sales Reps Could Proceed With Breach Of Contract And Age Discrimination Claims
Stroke Victim Could Proceed With Disability And Age Discrimination Claims
Employee Could Proceed With Disability Discrimination And Harassment...more
In response to an article on my blog about the bankruptcy loan modification bill that was recently defeated, I received a comment from someone calling herself "Bad Biz Finder". The commenter accused the Parsa Law Group, a...more
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