Home / Legal News (page 10)

Legal News

Pay Your Student Loans – Or Else

So I guess the Department of Education has their own SWAT Teams now? They can issue their own search warrants and subpoenas? The U.S. Department of Education issued the search and called in S.W.A.T for his wife’s defaulted student loans. ...

Read More »

The Identity Ecosystem – What Is NSTIC?

There was a Fast Company story a couple of years ago about the emergence of a “Sharing Economy,” and the necessity of trust: Almost all of them require profiles for both parties and feature a community ratings system. But these ratings would ...

Read More »

Then Again, Maybe Wikipedia IS a Proper Legal Authority

Surprise, surprise, Courts seem to be split on the issue of whether or not Wikipedia is a proper legal source. In the previous post, people were discussing this link on Wikipedia: Which is a listing of holdings from Courts that have cited Wikipedia in various ...

Read More »

Email Privacy Protected by 4th Amendment

From the EFF Deeplinks blog, in the matter of US v. Warshak: As the Court held today, Given the fundamental similarities between email and traditional forms of communication [like postal mail and telephone calls], it would defy common sense to ...

Read More »

Who Chooses What You Think?

How many advertising messages are you exposed to a day? Take a moment to think about. Billboards, TV ads, radio ads, web ads, branding on any packaged goods, clothing, objects all over your home (that iPhone sitting next to you), ...

Read More »

The “Oil Change” Argument

Jim Mchaleny’s most recent column for the ABA is quite a good one. I first noticed it over at WAC? Here’s his example of a reasonable argument (though do go read the whole thing): “I like the idea of reasonable arguments,” said Barbara, “but ...

Read More »

Is Law School Worth It?

This is a bit of an aside, if you are a law student, or fresh lawyer, there are two post you need to read over at law:dev/null. If you’re not interested in reading about why or why not to go to law ...

Read More »