Tag Archives: JUNK

Question of Consent Turns Putative TCPA Fax Class Action Into Junk

A recent decision by a Connecticut district court reiterates that the issue of consent may foreclose class certification in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) junk fax cases. The action was one of several putative class actions brought by Gorss Motels … Continue reading

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Examining junk news posted on Facebook, starting with the 2018 US Midterm Elections

The Junk News Aggregator: Examining junk news posted on Facebook, starting with the 2018 US Midterm Elections – Dimitra (Mimie)Liotsiou, Bence Kollanyi, Philip N. Howard (Submitted on 23 Jan 2019) arXiv.org > arXiv:1901.07920. “In recent years, the phenomenon of online … Continue reading

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New Report Suggests Banco Popular de Puerto Rico Could Be Held Liable Over Island’s Final Junk Bond Issuance

Four years after Puerto Rico brought to market what became its biggest and final issuance of junk bonds, a 600-page report by disputes and investigative international law firm Kobre & Kim suggests that Banco Popular de Puerto Rico (BPPR) could … Continue reading

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Kaplan & Puracal on Junk Science & Criminal Justice

Aliza B. Kaplan and Janis Puracal (Lewis & Clark Law School and Oregon Innocence Project) have posted It's Not a Match: Why the Law Can't Let Go of Junk Science (Albany Law Review, Vol. 81, 2018) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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SPACE JUNK: Huge Defunct Satellite to Plunge to Earth Soon, NASA Says. "The huge Upper Atmosphere …

SPACE JUNK: Huge Defunct Satellite to Plunge to Earth Soon, NASA Says. "The huge Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) is expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere in an uncontrolled fall in late September or early October. Much of the spacecraft is … Continue reading

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