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Casetext Survey Finds ‘Shocking’ Level of Missing Relevant Cases in US Courts

Artificial Lawyer: “New research conducted by legal AI-led litigation research system Casetext, has shown that 83% of US judges and their clerks find that lawyers’ briefs are missing relevant cases that could impact the trial ‘at least some of the time’. The … Continue reading

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Court Finds in Favor of Government in Recent Motorcycle Accident Case Allegedly Caused by Poorly Maintained Road

As a general matter, Maryland government employees, entities, and organizations are entitled to immunity from Maryland personal injury lawsuits. However, under the Maryland Tort Claims Act (MTCA), accident victims can pursue a claim for compensation against the government in certain … Continue reading

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A study finds nearly half of jobs are vulnerable to automation

The Economist: “A wave of automation anxiety has hit the West. Just try typing “Will machines…” into Google. An algorithm offers to complete the sentence with differing degrees of disquiet: “…take my job?”; “…take all jobs?”; “…replace humans?”; “…take over … Continue reading

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visiting a website without buying through it binds user to arbitration for offline purchase, court finds

Himber v. Live Nation Worldwide, Inc., 2018 WL 2304770, No. 16-CV-5001(JS) (E.D.N.Y. May 21, 2018)In this decision, the court compels arbitration because the plaintiff had (1) previously purchased tickets from Live Nation’s website and, perhaps more surprisingly, independently because he … Continue reading

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5th Circuit requires use as a mark, but finds Krusty Krab restaurant in SpongeBob qualifies

Viacom Int’l, Inc. v. IJR Capital Investments, L.L.C., No. 17-20334 (5th Cir. May 22, 2018)The Fifth Circuit here adopts a “use as a mark” requirement, though not a very vigorous one, indicating once again that the concept is too useful … Continue reading

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