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United States v. The State of Arizona;...

Challenge to Arizona Immigration Law S.B. 1070

In this action, the United States seeks to declare invalid and preliminarily and permanently enjoin the enforcement of S.B. 1070, as amended and enacted by the State of Arizona, because S.B. 1070 is preempted by federal law and…more

| Civil Rights, Immigration Law
Ceglia v Zuckerberg

Ceglia v Zuckerberg

THE NATURE OF THE ACTION IS: Declaratory Judgment The relief sought is: Monetary Damages and 84% Ownership of Facebook,inc. …more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, &...
U.S. v Faisal Shahzad

Faisal Shahzad Criminal Complaint

On May 3, 2010, Faisal Shahzad, the defendant, was arrested at the John F. Kennedy International Airport (the "Airport"). After the arrest, Shahzad admitted that he had attempted to detonate a bomb in Times Square. He also…more

| Criminal Law, Immigration Law

Open Source Software Helps Lawyers Cut Costs, Increase Productivity

Originally published in the January 2010 Texas Bar Journal. The term “open source,” in the context of computer software, is not as foreign to lawyers as it used to be. Part of that is due to President Barack Obama and his…more

| Education, Law Practice Products & Services, Science, Computers, &...
RUSSELL CHRISTOFF v. NESTLÉ USA, INC.

Taster's Choice Coffee Package Photo/Image

From the decision: "In 1986, professional model Russell Christoff was paid $250 to pose for a photograph to be used in Canada on a label for bricks of coffee. Sixteen years later, Christoff saw his face on a jar of Taster?s…more

| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Commercial Law & Contracts,...
Ramsey County v. Al Franken

Minnesota Election Decision

Appellants, incumbent Republican United States Senator Norm Coleman and Cullen Sheehan, filed a notice of election contest under Minn. Stat. § 209.021 (2008), challenging the State Canvassing Board?s certification that…more

| Elections & Politics
RICCI ET AL. v. DESTEFANO ET AL.

New Haven, Conn. Employment Discrimination

New Haven, Conn. (City), uses objective examinations to identify those firefighters best qualified for promotion. When the results of such an exam to fill vacant lieutenant and captain positions showed that white candidates had…more

| Business Organizations, Civil Rights
STRAUSS v. HORTON

Proposition 8

From the opinion: "In the present case, we address the question whether Proposition 8, under the governing provisions of the California Constitution, constitutes a permissible change to the California Constitution, and — if it…more

| Constitutional Law

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