Ninth Circuit won’t stop electricity cost increase for blockchain companies

Plaintiffs provide “verification and security services for blockchain-based cryptocurrencies.” Grant County, Washington decided to charge plaintiffs and others in “evolving industries” more for electricity. Plaintiffs sued and tried to get an injunction against the rate increase. The lower court denied the preliminary injunction. Plaintiffs sought review with the Ninth Circuit. On appeal, the court affirmed the denial of the preliminary injunction. It held that simple monetary harm ...
Tags: Law, Governance, Litigation, Blockchain, Ninth Circuit, Grant County, Plaintiffs, Ninth Circuit On, Grant County Washington, Blocktree Propterties LLC

Get Control Over Document & Data Overload with NetDocuments

Growing law firms need a simple and secure way to get more work done and collaborate with less friction. Shared folders are slow and cumbersome, and finding what you need is a productivity nightmare. NetDocuments gives you powerful document management tools that allow you to share, edit, and organize documents and emails in the way […] The post Get Control Over Document & Data Overload with NetDocuments appeared first on Lawyerist.
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More Hensel Phelps Ripples in the Statute of Limitations Pond?

As is always the case when I attend the Virginia State Bar’s annual construction law seminar, I come away from it with a few posts on recent cases and their implications.  The first of these is not a construction case, but has implications relating to the state project related statute of limitations and indemnification issues for construction contracts brought out in stark relief in the now infamous Hensel Phelps case. In the Court considered a waiver of the statute of limitations found in a...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Virginia, Court, Statute Of Limitations, Contracts, Commonwealth, Virginia Supreme Court, Richmond VA, Indemnification, Construction Law, Business of Construction, Virginia Construction Lawyer, Virginia Construction Mediator, Construction Contract, Waiver

Section 230 Helps Salesforce Defeat Sex Trafficking Lawsuit–Doe v. Salesforce

Salesforce provided SaaS services to Backpage. On that basis, the plaintiffs sought to hold Salesforce liable for any Backpage-caused sex trafficking victimization. This represents an attempt (possibly unprecedented) to impose tertiary liability for sex trafficking. The advertisers, such as pimps, are the primary tortfeasors; Backpage would be liable for supporting the pimps; Salesforce would be liable for supporting Backpage in supporting the pimps. The court rejected this attempt on Section 2...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, Law, Congress, Senate, Marketing, E-commerce, Zynga, Salesforce, Swift, Doj, DOE, Ugc, Marc Benioff, Congressional, Ferrer

Hong Kong boiling slowly like a frog. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang The Daily Beast

Please listen to my latest interview with the excellent Gordon Chang and John Batchelor: [Author: [email protected] (Michael Yon)]
Tags: Hong Kong, Featured, Military, Gordon Chang, Michael's Dispatches, Michael Yon, John Batchelor

LawNext Special Report: Doxly Founder Haley Altman at the Clio Cloud Conference

After 10 years as a lawyer at two leading transactional law firms, Haley Altman decided there should be a better way to structure the workflow around the many deals in which she was involved. So in 2016, she left law practice to found Doxly, a technology platform designed to transform the archaic and chaotic process of managing transactions into one that is streamlined and efficient. Last August, Altman sold Doxly to the document technology company Litera Microsystems. That acquisition came j...
Tags: Law, San Diego, Altman, Doxly, Haley Altman, Litera Microsystems, LawNext, Litera, U K company Workshare

Some students and alumni of "Penn Law" are not happy about becoming students and alumni of "Carey Law"

They have a point. The University of Maryland already has a "Carey Law School," making losing the connection to Penn a particularly bad idea. Why... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, University Of Maryland, Penn, Brian Leiter, Penn Law, Carey Law, Carey Law School

Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible. This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. Kate Dewhirst 2. The Court 3. Family LLB 4. University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog 5. David Whelan Kate Dewhirst IPC Decision 101 – How to deal with a patient’s request for access to ...
Tags: Law, Court, Canada, Patten, Ontario, First Nation, Ontario Court of Appeal, Government of Canada, IPC, Monday’s Mix, University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog, University of Alberta Faculty, David Whelan, Kate Dewhirst, Court R, David Whelan Kate Dewhirst

7 Hunting Tweaks to Make for the Rut

Don't get bogged down during the rut. Here's a look at 7 hunting tweaks to make for the rut to up your odds for success during the month of November.... Read more... The post 7 Hunting Tweaks to Make for the Rut appeared first on
Tags: Hunting, Don, Bowhunting Blog, Hunting The Rut

11 top-rated veterans organizations offering everything from adaptive housing to service dogs to support exclusively for women

I actually moaned when I saw an ad on TV this weekend that said something like, our veterans fought hard for our country, and now we’re fighting hard to bring you these great deals at our annual Veteran’s Day sale… I mean, are you kidding me? I love sales as much as the next shopper, […]
Tags: Holidays, Shopping, Military, Doing Good, Charity + Causes

AIATSL Ground Duty Jobs Interview in November 2019

Walk-In-Interview in November at AIATSL for Ground Duty JobsAir India Air Transport Services Ltd. (AIATSL)  (A wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India Ltd.) wishes to engage on immediate basis Indian Nationals (Male & Female) who meet with the requirements stipulated herein, for various government job vacancy posts for Ground Duties at various station on Fixed Term Contract basis for a... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (Manisha)]
Tags: Legal, Jobs, Law, Mba, HR, Customer, Manager, Agent, Officer, Executive, Manisha, CA-ICWA-Finance, Public-Sector, Airindia, Air India Ltd, Temporary and Contract Govt. Job Vacancy

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