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Can You Sue Someone For A Tweet That Induces Epilepsy?

UPDATE (12/20/16): Eichenwald is following through. He filed a Rule 202 Petition for pre-litigation discovery in Texas. You can read it here. In October of 2016, someone sent a Tweet to journalist Kurt Eichenwald (a known epileptic) that contained an ...

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Women Outnumber Men In Law School For First Time

Let’s not bury the lede: I thought it wasn’t going to happen until 2017, but the change happened faster than I anticipated: 2016 is is officially the first year in which women outnumber men in law schools.  55,468 women are ...

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ABA 509 Disclosures For All Law Schools 2016

It’s that time of year again. Today is the annual reporting day for ABA 509 Disclosures for all law schools. These are required public disclosures that all law schools must make as part of their ABA accreditation. I made a series of reports on ...

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How to Conceal Your Digital Wake

In the post on Criminal Activity and Your IP address, I outlined how people use TOR (The Onion Router) in order to conceal their IP address in order to maintain a certain level of anonymity online. But a bare bones use ...

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Review: 2016 Comprehensive Survey of Lawyer Incubators

Last month, the ABA issued its first ever report on “lawyer incubators.” What is a lawyer incubator you ask? Lawyer incubators have emerged as models that enable newly-admitted lawyers to acquire the range of skills necessary to launch successful practices ...

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LSAT: Don’t Call It A Comeback

Back around 1997, the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) started trending upwards. It generally kept trending upwards until 2009. But then the recession hit in 2008. The subsequent contraction of the legal industry generated volumes of bad news regarding the prospects of law ...

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Is Bitcoin Legal Money?

This past week there was a fair bit of noise as to whether Bitcoin is legal money or not, spurred on by Florida v. Espinoza, a recent case in Miami, Florida. This pithy line struck a chord with many: The court is not ...

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The Lawyer Party

The Lawyer Party Since 1984, every Democratic nominee for President and Vice President has been a lawyer. Most Republican nominees have not been lawyers1Romney only kind of counts. He got a joint MBA/JD, but went into finance. What does that mean? Not sure really. ...

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Is PokemonGo Illegal?

This past week Nintendo unleashed Pokemon Go in U.S., Australia and New Zealand and subsequently jumped in value nearly 8 billion dollars: Pokemon Go has added almost $8 BILLION to Nintendo’s value. That’s like the entire worth of Supercell pic.twitter.com/3GOU1z60qR — ...

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