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Federal judge upholds 1998 Massachusetts assault weapons ban [text]

Holding that the firearms and large magazines banned by the state in 1998 are “not within the scope of the personal right to ‘bear Arms’ under the Second Amendment,” U.S. District Judge William Young decided that Massachusetts was within its … Continue reading

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Judge Andrews Grants Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss After Finding Certain Claims of Patents-in-Suit Are Directed to Patent Ineligible Subject Matter

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Richard G. Andrews in IPA Technologies, Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 16-1266-RGA (D.Del. March 31, 2018) (consolidated), the Court granted Defendants’ motions to dismiss as to claim 1 of … Continue reading

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There is no better job than clerking for a judge.

To prove the point, here's an essay by a former clerk about her judge, Stephen Reinhardt, who passed away last week. Of course, there are always exceptions.  See, e.g., this horrible judge (confessing to stealing his former intern's dirty panties).  Read … Continue reading

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California Judge Says Coffee Must Carry Prop 65 Warning Label Because of Acrylamide.

In a proposed statement of decision after trial regarding California’s Proposition 65, which requires warning labels on consumer products that contain certain chemicals that may cause cancer or reproductive harm, a judge in Los Angeles Superior Court stated that coffee … Continue reading

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Judge Rules Seattle First-in-Time Law Unconstitutional

A couple own a triplex. They live in one unit with their young children and rent out the other two units. The family frequently interacts with the tenants, and shares a yard. Landlords in that situation might feel it important … Continue reading

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