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  • Online Linking Can Be Copyright Infringement, Judge Rules

    A federal Judge in New York has ruled that an embedded Tweet can be a copyright infringement, rejecting the theory that copyright liability rests with the entity that hosts the infringing content, not someone who simply links...

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  • $75 Ticket For Keeping Chickens, $5,600 In “Prosecution Fees”

    A class-action has been filed against two CA municipalities that have “made a practice of taking residents to criminal court for exceptionally minor crimes, then charging them thousands to pay for the cost of their own prosecution,”...

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  • New Civil Rights Mission For DOJ

    The Jeff Sessions DOJ has created a new division of the Office of Civil Rights, the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division, dedicated to allowing healthcare and other workers to deny treatment to LGBTQ people and women seeking...

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  • Minority Rules On Gun Control

    A large majority of Americans, both Democrats and Republicans, support stricter gun control, but a vociferous minority that favors no gun control at all is more willing to take action based on its agenda, and always gets...

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  • Trump Lawyer’s $130K To Porn Actress Raises Legal Ethics Questions

    There are a number of ways to look at the $130K that President Trump’s personal lawyer paid to a former porn movie actress, and all them...

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  • Modern Day Slavery In Florida

    Marlyn Perez, a young, undocumented Guatemalan woman who picked fruit and vegetables, became what amounted to an indentured servant in Florida. She took a job at “C&C,” the anonymous- sounding brand of a truck-farm located in the...

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  • Grand Jury Subpoenas For U.S. Olympic Committee

    Prosecutors in the Eastern District of New York, have opened a grand jury probe into corruption in international sports and the Olympic Games. The subpoenas they’ve issued relate to possible money laundering, racketeering, and fraud. The same...

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  • Goldman Lawyers Tell OJ To Pony-up

    The family of alleged OJ Simpson victim Ron Goldman won a $3.5 million damages judgment against the former running back after his trial for the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Goldman ended in a not guilty...

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  • Former CIA Lawyer Advising Blockchain IPO

    Russell Bruemmer’s CV includes a stint as top lawyer at the CIA. He is the former head of the congressional affairs unit at the FBI, and for many years was a corporate governance specialist at the law...

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  • Rural Workers Lose Big In Mergers

    M&A is viewed as an unmitigated win-win in the legal profession, especially big mergers, in which a small army of skilled dealmakers and deal actualizers make good money while helping two or more major clients pursue strategies...

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