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Law Street (TM) | April 24, 2014

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The First Amendment: Two Supreme Court Justices Debate What it Means

April 18, 2014 |

What happens when two Supreme Court Justices, who rarely rule the same way, sit down for an hour-long conversation on the First Amendment? Surprisingly, a lot of laughs, and some strong opinions about free speech. On Thursday, April … Read More

Traveling to Miami: Here Are the Legal Need to Knows

April 18, 2014 |

Whether its for spring break, summer vacation, or anything in between, Florida remains a top destination for vacationers in the U.S. Miami is perhaps one of the most frequented cities for this reason. Miami is a great city … Read More

Weird Celebrity News: Johnny Depp Subpoenaed

April 17, 2014 | 1

Not even the rich and famous can escape being subpoenaed. And sometimes, a delusional fan is the reason for it.

At the premiere of his latest movie last Thursday, Johnny Depp was served legal documents calling … Read More

How Feminist Is Your Bra?

April 17, 2014 | 2

Good afternoon folks! Now that our collective excitement over the Blood Moon has subsided and the moon has returned to its normal, non-bloody state, we’re going to take some time to talk about everyone’s favorite things. Rush Limbaugh wants them … Read More

Data For Sale: Brokers Selling Info on Rape Victims and Alcoholics

April 16, 2014 | 1

Data Brokers are selling personal information including lists of rape victims, alcoholics, and people with erectile dysfunction disorder. After reading that statement you should not only feel outraged, but should also be thinking: is this legal?

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The Battle of the Butte: Rancher Takes on the Federal Gov’t

April 16, 2014 |

“No cow justifies the atmosphere of intimidation which currently exists nor the limitation of constitutional rights that are sacred to all Nevadans.”

Only in Nevada…

Yes, those are the actual words of Nevada Gov. … Read More

This is Legal: Iowa Coaches Can Sexually Exploit Their Students

April 16, 2014 |

The headlines always describe a similar situation, one exemplified by the well know Sandusky case, or possibly closer to home, by one of the scandals in our local schools. Ringing any bells? Dirty coach found amidst a sex … Read More

Are You Sure You Want to Pin That?

April 16, 2014 | 1

Attention companies using Pinterest as part of your marketing strategy: proceed with extreme caution. The popular social network, or “copyright infringement machine” as one commentator calls it, has turned into a platform where companies must tread carefully or face legal … Read More

What’s New: Police Brutality is the Norm in Oakland

April 15, 2014 | 1

Recently, an independent investigation into 22 years worth of court filings revealed a history of misconduct by the Oakland Police Department. Among the findings is the conclusion that the police department spent $74 million in civil rights lawsuit … Read More

What a Conservative Gets Wrong About Liberals

April 14, 2014 |

Jonathan Tobin, a writer for the Commentary, recently argued that ‘Liberals’ hold a contradictory stance regarding the rights of corporations, which has become evident with the Hobby Lobby and Mozilla cases. (To read more about Hobby Lobby’s attempt … Read More

Hernandez Associates Charged With Murder: Big Break for Prosecution?

April 14, 2014 | 1

It seemed surreal when news broke that star NFL player Aaron Hernandez would be arrested for the mafia-style execution of local amateur football player Odin Lloyd. In the weeks following that report however, details from the case emerged that … Read More

Sorry, Citizens: Senators Won’t Fill Court Vacancies

April 11, 2014 |

Thanks to petty politics, your local federal court may be lacking in the positions that it needs most to address citizens’ grievances: trial judges.

When it comes to federal court vacancies, the president has an obligation … Read More

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