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Jungle Beat: Countdown for Roger Christie
As of September 1, Roger Christie has 74 more days to spend at the Federal Detention Center in Honolulu. He'll have been without his freedom for 1,589 days.
Reading About Many a Legal Proceeding
Author, 'Comic (and Column) Confessional'
Indeed, literature can get very compelling when depicting crime and (sometimes) punishment, to reference the title of a certain Russian novel. And when fictional works depict that, all kinds of stuff can come up.
Google vs. Apple and 3 Other Past High-Profile IP Patent Violation Cases
Apple and Google are not the first companies to duke it out over the rights to high-tech patents, and they certainly won't be the last.
Why You Should Be a Lawyer
Whether you are on the brink, taking the leap into adulthood, leaving home, choosing university, or thinking about a career path, I counsel you to think about choosing the law as that path.
Judge Orders 12-Year-Old To Get A Job
Predictive Coding: Three Things You Need to Know About This Year's Biggest Legal Tech Trend
While it sounds like it could be the latest breakthrough in the Human Genome Project, predictive coding is, in fact, one of the most discussed legal technology trends of the year.
Life as a Prosecutor
Prosecutor Supervisor Sex Crimes
Does the public ever know how many prosecutors have sat in their offices crying because they believed so much in a case and the jury said "not guilty"? That's the side of a prosecutor that nobody chooses to explore. That's the life that some of us lead.
Breaking: Guatemalan Court Revokes Passport, Asks for Return of Adopted Child "Karen Abigail"
Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism
at Brandeis University
A Guatemalan court has ordered La Procuraduría General de la Nación and the Ministry of External Relations to work with the U.S. Embassy to "locate and retrieve" a child adopted to Timothy and Jennifer Monahan of Missouri in 2007.
Good Health Declared Unconstitutional
Author, 'Emerson and the Dream of America: Finding Our Way to ...
If this decision is affirmed, we can throw out a whole slew of requirements like mandatory auto insurance or any number of regulations controlling inter-state commerce.
SHOCK: Court Rules High School Cheerleader Is Required To Cheer For Her Alleged Rapist
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Low Gulf Oil Spill Size Estimate Could Save BP Millions Of Dollars In Court
Jurors' Financial Hardship Claims Rise As More Seek To Avoid Missing Work In Downturn
PepsiCo's $1.26 Billion Case: How Did This Happen?
Gunning for Chicago
U.S. Representative for Illinois' 5th District
The Supreme Court has agreed to review
McDonald vs. City of Chicago
, a case that challenges whether or not our local handgun ban is legal. It is a development that deeply concerns me.
The Husband Did It! The Wife Did It!
Judy Wieder, former EIC of The Advocate; Former ED Out, OutTra...
As a non-straight woman living in California, currently married to my partner, but living in fear of Prop 8's outcome, it kills me to see married couples slaughtering each other on a weekly basis.
Franken's Motion to Dismiss: 2:30 PM CST Today
Citizen fueled political video from DC, Minnesota and elsewhere
Al Franken says state law prevents a re-do of the recount; Norm Coleman says the opposite. Today at 2:30 CST, a three-panel judge will hear the first motion in the Senate race's election contest.
"Law & Disorder"
Humor columnist, The Stamford Advocate
I am proud and slightly flummoxed to say that I do not (as yet) have a criminal record. On the advice of my attorney, who is in jail, I can't say anything except that I am disappointed I recently wasn't chosen for jury duty.
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