It’s Wednesday! Celebrate by reading this week’s Wednesday Writs, your round up of law and legal related stories from all over. This week: The controversial case of Leonard Peltier. Plus: SCOTUS takes up DACA but leaves Sandy Hook’s parents’ lawsuit against Remington alive; the Baby Trump Balloon slasher, justice for sale, and, for once, a SMART criminal of the week. Read, comment and share!
Back in May the Seattle City Council unanimously passed the “head tax” under the auspices of raising funds for the homeless. But in the face of opposition from Seattle’s largest businesses, and a certain legal challenge to the law itself, the council has reversed themselves.
James Damore, the “echo chamber memo” guy, just filed a high profile lawsuit against his former employer, Google. He might have the chance to blaze a new trail in California employment law along the way.
Mad Rocket Scientist looks at HR collusion amongst the Silicon Valley giants.
Wow. This morning Google announced that it has launched a new feature on Google Scholar that makes it possible for anyone, anywhere, to do a comprehensive search of every published court decision in the country. This is huge...
Matt Yglesias asks “Is bing better?” in reference to Microsoft’s new search engine which may or may not become a real competitor to Google. Microsoft often enters these various markets with mixed success –...