There’s an old joke among trial lawyers that there’s one crucial difference between a federal judge and God: God doesn’t think he’s a federal judge. It’s all in jest, of course, but such jokes are only funny because judges occasionally give us reason to laugh. On February 15, a California federal judge issued a series … Read moreWikileaks Shutdown | How and Why Was it Legal?
What Are The Different Types Of Lawyers? Over the thousands of years that the legal profession has existed, practitioners have needed to adapt to a variety of emerging industries and fields. These fields may have their own complex laws and regulations that no jack-of-all-trades attorney could ever hope to master in one lifetime. Today, there … Read moreWhat Are The Different Types Of Lawyers?
Music is like, crazy, man. It seems every time you check the news, the music industry is once again going broke as a result of some epic catastrophe. In the 1980s that catastrophe was the blank cassette tape; in the ’90s it was used-CD sales; the turn of the century brought us the MP3 format and Napster. And now, … Read more“Damn The Man!” – The Ability To Sell Second-Hand CDs
The threat of piracy has been around as long as ships have been carrying goods across water. Recent events on the high seas show that the days of dramatic attacks and heroic rescues live on today, sans eye-patches and wooden legs. Earlier this month, Somali pirates attacked an American cargo ship and took Captain Richard … Read moreAnalog Piracy in a Digital Age: A Modern Take on Swashbuckling
A batter digs into the soft brown dirt to face down a pitcher throwing a ball at nearly 100 miles per hour. A halfback takes a football and runs full-charge into players looking to hit him with the same physical force of a small car. A basketball player dives into a sea of elbows chasing … Read moreSomebody May Beat Me, But They Are Going to Have to Bleed to Do It: Injury Liability in Sports