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Oh, So Everybody’s a Legal Expert Now: Minnesota v. Diamond, Microsoft Ireland, and User-Hostile Path Dependence in the Law

On January 17, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued its opinion in State v. Diamond. It affirmed the appellate court’s holding that compelling a defendant to provide a fingerprint to unlock a seized cellphone (for which police had a warrant) did … Continue reading

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Former Legal Tech Entrepreneur Federally Indicted for Wire Fraud and Money Laundering

Regular readers of this blog may remember that I have written a number of posts about Derek Bluford, a one-time rising star on the legal tech start-up scene whose star fell after I reported in 2016 of his settlement of … Continue reading

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The Legal Case Against Weinstein’s Suppression Efforts

Lynne Bernabei (founding partner) and Kristen Sinisi (senior associate), Bernabei & Kabat in D.C., have published in Law 360 The Legal Case Against Weinstein’s Suppression Efforts. With permission of the authors and of Law360, I am reproducing their article here… … Continue reading

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Your Uncontested Divorce Still Needs Legal Assistance

January is notoriously known for being the month in which more divorces happen than any other time of the year. Whether it’s all the stress from the holiday season or wanting to begin the new year with a fresh start, … Continue reading

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Report on Mental and Physical Health Costs of Everyday Legal Problems

The Canadian Forum on Civil Justice recently produced a report on The Cost of Experiencing Everyday Legal Problems: "This summary report explores the relationship between health issues, civil and family justice problems in Canada and public spending on health care. … Continue reading

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