Tagged: law

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Wednesday Writs: Kimble v. Marvel

That time the Supreme Court cited the Peter Parker principle and Marvel found itself in the center of patent law and policy.

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Wednesday Writs: The Daubert Standard

L1: In 1973 in California, a woman gave birth to a baby boy who, although tests would later reveal him to have normal chromosomes, was born with severe deformities in his limbs. Doctors could...

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Wednesday Writs: SCOTUS and Almighty God Edition

L1: A Pennsylvania law passed in December 1959 required, at the outset of a school day, the recitation of ten verses from the Holy Bible, to be read over the school intercom or in...

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Lawrence Lessig and Clickbait Defamation

Lessig is suing because he made multiple points in his article and the NYT made a headline out of only one of them and it wasn’t the most important point he made.

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Wednesday Writs: US v. 40 Barrels and 20 Kegs of Coca Cola

In this week’s edition of Wednesday Writs: the dangerous ingredients of early 20th century Coca Cola – no, not that; a fight for Tim Horton’s, revelations in the history of GOP redistricting, and more. Don’t miss out!

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Wednesday Writs: PGA Tour v. Martin

This week’s writs include SCOTUS on golf, a death row reprieve, Breaking Bad comes to life, Assange whines about his crappy jail computer, and more!

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Wednesday Writs: The Case of the Too Short Fish

This week’s packed Wednesday Writs include not real big fish, the ACLU siding with the NRA, those poor Sacklers, a big change to the LSAT, the worst kind of dumb criminal, faux legal Facebook disclaimers, and more.

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Wednesday Writs: Schmuck v. United States

Today’s case, though, is not of great import to our daily lives, it’s just a case about some Schmuck. Literally, it is the case of Wayne T. Schmuck.

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Wednesday Writs for 9/11: Willie Francis is Executed, Twice

Writs are back this week, with the story of a prisoner who was executed twice, an ill-tempered judge throwing an ironic fit and another who appoints himself prosecutor, space law, the NFL lawsuit fumbles, dumb criminals and more.

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Wednesday Writs for 8/28

Your Wednesday Writs this week include a soap opera of a SCOTUS case, a record breaking opioid settlement, space crime, a creative judge, a dumb criminal and more.

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Wednesday Writs for 8/21

It’s time for Wednesday Writs ft recent history of the Commerce Clause, which is much more important than it sounds, RGP eulogizing JPS, terrible lawyers giving terrible advice, the Angry Bagel Guy, a “Serial” update and more.

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Wednesday Writs for 8/7

An absolute victory for those who favor an unrestrained right to bear arms, devastating blow to those who cry for gun control, right? Not completely, no.

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Wednesday Writs for 7/31

Em is back on Wednesday Writs this week, tackling Bad Elk v. US and misconceptions about fighting the law. Also, some Trump news both good and bad, a Penn professor/provocateur, Katy Perry the Christian rap song thief, a tweet-worthy dumb criminal and more.