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2017 Bitcoin Case Law Update

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

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2017 ABA Journal Web 100 Nominations

Things have been slow on the blog front of late due to a confluence of events, but I should be in the clear to get back to regularly scheduled blogging shortly. (Though I continue to remain active on the Twitters ...

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Assault With A Deadly Twitter Part V

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This is Part V of the ongoing coverage of Assault With A Deadly Twitter. Previous entries: Can You Sue Someone For A Tweet That Induces Epilepsy? (Part I) Can Kurt Eichenwald Get Pre-suit Discovery From Twitter? (Part II) Can You Assault With ...

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Is Wikipedia A Reliable Legal Authority? (2017 Update)

Back in 2014, a Twitter exchange with Judge Dillard prompted an article on AboveTheLaw discussing the reliability of Wikipedia as a resource. Which was an update to a post I wrote back in 2011. As it’s been a few years, it’s time to see how some recent ...

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A Problem Solving Framework For New Lawyers

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Law schools traditionally do thing: teach students to “think like lawyers.” Through the Socratic method and study of case law, law schools give students tools to analyze and understand the law. But as we all know, learning to think like a lawyer ...

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Motion To Quash Assault By Long-Distance Tweet

1/11/2017 Update: Eichenwald has withdrawn his lawsuit in Texas because…….. He claims to know the identity of the “assailant.” See the Notice of Nonsuit filed with the court. No indication of where (or if) he will file now. Very curious as ...

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