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What is a Release?

There are certain legal buzzwords that attorneys throw around that the client may not fully understand. One of these legal words is a “Release”. But what is a release? What am I releasing? When does a release need to be … Continue reading

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Mass. Supreme Court rules that Stored Communications Act doesn’t bar Yahoo from release of decedent’s emails to his Estate’s Personal Representatives

People often wonder what happens to someone’s stored digital data such as emails, electronic banking, or facebook accounts if the person dies. This has been a vexing problem for surviving family members who wish to read or save that data as … Continue reading

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DOJ asks to dismiss case seeking release of bin Laden photographs

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Monday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit calling for the release of photographs taken shortly after Osama bin Laden’s death. Nonprofit organization Justice Watch [advocacy website] filed a complaint … Continue reading

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Rohrabacher calls for release of NASA depot study

Skeptical about NASA's plans-mandated by last year's authorization act-to develop the heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS), Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) is demanding to find out details about alternative architectures that use smaller rockets coupled with propellant depots. In a press … Continue reading

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Federal judge orders release of Proposition 8 trial video

[JURIST] Chief US District Judge James Ware of the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] decided Monday to unseal video recordings [order, PDF] from last year’s trial over Proposition 8 [text, PDF; JURIST news archive], … Continue reading

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