The 6th Circuit Probably Just Sent Same-Sex Marriage to the Supreme Court
"When the courts do not let the people resolve new social issues like this one, they perpetuate the idea that the heroes in these change events are judges and lawyers."
Early Birds And Night Owls Can Both Be Unethical
We all have our bad days, but we have our bad times too. Depending on your chronotype, the times you have to make decisions at may not be your most ethically sound moments.
Gay Jurors and the Law of Unintended Consequences
Sometimes, cases start out about one thing and end up about something else — something momentous and unexpected —entirely. That’s what happened in GlaxoSmithKline v. Abbott Laboratories, a case winding its way through the Ninth Circuit..
When Willpower and Decision-Making Abilities Decline
Our decision-making abilities fall off during the day, but there are ways to reserve and restore your good judgment.
Lawsuit Idea: Defamatory Search Results
This Australian guy won over $200,000 suing Google for delivering results associating him with the mob. The judge explained the jury verdict by saying Google search results are just like publishing a newspaper: Google Inc. is like the newsagent that sells a newspaper containing a defamatory article. While there might be no specific intention to […]
The Ten Commandments Are Apparently Not So Easily Evicted
According to the 11th Circuit, the ACLU’s client may not have standing to sue for the removal of the notorious ten commandments monument (which includes the message, “Love God and Keep His Commandments.”) on the grounds of the Dixie County, Florida courthouse. Read That Ten Commandments Statue Isn’t Going Anywhere Fast on the WSJ Law […]