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Litigation

Snapchat Sued Over Speed Filter After User Crashed at 107MPH

So apparently social media app Snapchat seems to have a knack for getting into trouble. First, teens and pre-teens loved the app as a vehicle to send nude photos because the pictures supposedly disappeared soon after sending them. But capturing a screenshot of your phone saved the pics forever and soon enough people were sharing […]

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Constitutional Law Litigation

Two Cases Test Reach of First Amendment – The KKK Wants to Sponsor a Highway and Some Texas Cheerleaders Use Bible Banners at Public School Athletic Games!

Yesterday I had the privilege of judging a Quarter-Final round of the New York Law School Froessel Moot Court Competition. The competition seeks to recreate a Constitutional law argument before the US Supreme Court and this year’s problem focused on the First Amendment’s Free Speech Clause. Specifically it involved whether a school could punish students […]

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General

Georgia School Shows Zero Tolerance But Plenty of Idiocy

Congratulations to Gwinnett County School System for winning the coveted Courtroom Strategy Bonehead Legal Move of the Year Award for 2012. I know what your thinking – Oscar its only January How can you possibly award this now? Because I am confident that no application of a governmental rule or law will stop this one […]