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Parler loses fight to force Amazon to restore service

A U.S. judge in Seattle has rejected a demand from Parler that Amazon.com restore web hosting services for the right-wing chat app, terminated after the January 6 assault on the Capitol. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein said Parler would not likely be able to prove that Amazon breached its contract, or violated antitrust law, when it suspended service to Parler on January 10, and that it was "not a close call." — Read the rest
Tags: Amazon, Post, Technology, News, Law, Amazon.com, Tech News, Seattle, Capitol, Barbara Rothstein, Parler


Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1 million in tax dollars on 2020 election lawsuits to suppress voters

A woman participates in a protest in support of counting all votes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 5, 2020. Chris McGrath/Getty Images Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1.04 million in taxpayer dollars on 2020 election lawsuits. That's according to documents obtained Thursday by the news organization PA Spotlight. Republicans had sought to disenfranchise millions of people who voted by mail. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pennsylvania Republicans spent more th...
Tags: Politics, Law, Republicans, Senate, Trends, Kanye West, Pennsylvania, Gop, Wisconsin, Charles Davis, Republican National Committee, Litigation, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Senate GOP, Pennsylvania Republican Party


Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1 million in tax dollars on 2020 election lawsuits

A woman participates in a protest in support of counting all votes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 5, 2020. Chris McGrath/Getty Images Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1.04 million in taxpayer dollars on 2020 election lawsuits. That's according to documents obtained Thursday by the news organization PA Spotlight. Republicans had sought to disenfranchise millions of people who voted by mail. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pennsylvania Republicans spent more th...
Tags: Politics, Law, Republicans, Senate, Trends, Kanye West, Pennsylvania, Gop, Wisconsin, Charles Davis, Republican National Committee, Litigation, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Senate GOP, Pennsylvania Republican Party


At the Sunrise Café...

... you can talk about whatever you want. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Trees, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse


Can You Deal With A Car accident Claim On Your Own

When you’ve met in a motor vehicle accident and sustained injuries, bear in mind that the insurance company is already equipped with attorneys and adjusters ready to analyze your claim. It is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Parenting, Insurance, Personal Injury, Car Accident, Money Tips


Union stopped firefighters helping with Covid effort, say inspectors

FBU have branded the independent inspectors report a ‘biased attack’ full of ‘untruths and omissions’ Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe union representing firefighters hampered efforts to deploy the emergency service into potentially life-saving scenarios during the coronavirus pandemic with outdated and unnecessary practices, independent inspectors have said in a damning report.The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) asked firefighters not to volunteer to support the NHS tes...
Tags: Politics, Society, UK News, NHS, Trade unions, Health policy, Firefighters, Emergency services, Coronavirus, The Fire Brigades Union FBU


Biglaw Backing Away From Trump — See Also

Don't Take Alcohol Away From Law School Students: But you don't have to be a dick about it. Speaking Of Dicks, Don't Give (A Toy) One To A Colleague: I can't believe I have to say that. Republicans Change Course Now That They're Not In Charge: What a bunch of dicks. Morgan Lewis Dumping Trump: They don't want to be associated with hm anymore. No Bail For You!
Tags: Law, See Also, Biglaw Backing Away From Trump, Dicks Don, Morgan Lewis Dumping Trump


From Yale Law School To COVID-19 Response Team

The Biden administration is taking COVID very seriously.
Tags: Law, Biden, Law Schools, Yale Law School, Trivia Question of the Day, COVID-19, Unprecedented


Some turn-of-the-year highlights from Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

I have not done a round-up of posts from my blogging over at Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform since early December, and I am especially eager to flag my new article (authored with Alex Kreit), "Ensuring Marijuana Reform Is Effective Criminal Justice Reform."  So here are links to various recent posts at the intersection of criminal justice reform and marijuana reform from MLP&R: Catching up on a remarkable political moment for marijuana reform with the help of Marijuana Moment Interesting revi...
Tags: Florida, Law, Illinois, Cabinet, Douglas A Berman, Alex Kreit, Richard DeLisi, Biden Administration Notable NORML, Cannabis Odyssey America


Trump Lawyers Say They Can’t Be Sanctioned Because They Didn’t Sign Anything (P.S. They Totally Signed Things)

Let's face it, it's not the dumbest legal argument we've seen in the last few months.
Tags: Law, Government, Legal Ethics, Trump, Sidney Powell, Election Law, Lin Wood, Rule 11


"If you read his speech and listen to it carefully, much of it is thinly-veiled innuendo calling us white supremacists, calling us racists, calling us every name in the book, calling us people who don't tell the truth."

Said Rand Paul on Fox News last night, quoted in "Power Up: Unity in Washington will be harder than Biden makes it sound" (WaPo)("Some Republicans such as Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) even trashed Biden's speech itself, which was widely-lauded for its appeals for Americans to set aside their political differences and work together for a better country").  If I had a little more time at the moment, I'd go through the speech line by line and look for every phrase that can be interpreted as saying that...
Tags: Law, Washington Post, Washington, America, Rand Paul, Fox News, Republic, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, PAUL R KY, PAUL, WaPo, Ann Althouse, Racial Politics, Civility Bullshit


Employee Wins Pre-Trial Procedural Point on Pleadings

By Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc.   The Ontario Superior Court of Justice put forward several motions in a wrongful dismissal case, Kaminsky v. Janston Financial Group, 2020 ONSC Number 5320 (CanLII) via Zoom in August. The parties ended up in court following Carolyn Kaminsky’s dismissal from her position within her family’s business. The decision turned on a point of civil procedure and provides employers with insight into what they may argue at trial based on their knowle...
Tags: Law, Employment law, Civil Procedure, Daniel, Kaminsky, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, Case Comment, Substantive Law, Editor First Reference Inc, Wrongful Dismissal Case, Janston Financial Group, Just Cause At Time Of Dismissal, Pleadings Motion, Carolyn Kaminsky, Janston


Jeff Katz obituary

Corporate investigator who rejected dubious tactics and agents to shine a light on foul playJeff Katz, who has died aged 74 from a heart attack, played a key role in changes to the corporate investigation business, first at Kroll Associates, then at Bishop International.Long before the Leveson inquiry, and as far back as the early 1970s, there have been prosecutions in the UK for phone hacking and blagging of information involving small-time private investigators, some of them working on behalf ...
Tags: Business, UK, Crime, Law, US, UK criminal justice, International criminal justice, Serious Fraud Office, US crime, Organised Crime, Katz, Leveson, Kroll Associates, Jeff Katz, Bishop International Long




Jesuit order in Spain apologises for decades of sexual abuse by members

Society of Jesus admits 81 children and 21 adults were sexually abused by 96 of its members since 1927The Jesuit order in Spain has admitted that 81 children and 21 adults have been sexually abused by 96 of its members since 1927, and has apologised for the “painful, shameful and sorrowful” crimes.In a report released on Thursday, the Society of Jesus, whose members often work as teachers, said most of the abuse had taken place in schools “or was related to schools”. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Law, Religion, Spain, Society, World news, Catholicism, Pope Francis, Christianity, Jesus, Jesuit, Rape and sexual assault


Republicans Rediscover ‘Norms’ As Biden Fires Labor Board General Counsel

Don't burn that bridge if you plan to walk across it.
Tags: Law, Government, Joe Biden, Nlrb, Labor Law, Don, Peter Robb, Biden Fires Labor Board General Counsel


Disney’s ‘Peter Pan & Wendy’ Casts Jim Gaffigan as Mr. Smee

Yo ho, yo ho, it’s a pirate’s life for Jim Gaffigan. The Tesla actor has signed on Disney’s live-action Peter Pan & Wendy as Mr. Smee, the loyal shipmate to the villainous Captain Hook, to be played by Jude Law. And look, he’s already got the perfect hair for the part (hidden beneath that very real hat). The Wrap reports that Jim Gaffigan has closed a deal to play Captain Hook’s reliable sidekick and first mate, Mr. Smee, in the live-action Peter Pan & Wendy film directed by Pete’s Dragon an...
Tags: Movies, Law, Casting, Fantasy, Disney, Peter Pan, Jude Law, Bob Hoskins, Remakes, Jim Gaffigan, Anderson, David Lowery, Peter, Wendy, Pete, Lowery


"Chuck Schumer is the majority leader and he should be treated like majority leader. We can get shit done around here and we ought to be focused on getting stuff done. If we don’t, the inmates are going to be running this ship."

Said Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), quoted in "Democrats rebuff McConnell’s filibuster demands/'Chuck Schumer is the majority leader and he should be treated like majority leader'" (Politico)("McConnell has publicly and privately pressed Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to work to keep the 60-vote threshold on most legislation as part of their power-sharing agreement. Democrats have no plans to gut the filibuster further, but argue it would be a mistake to take one of their tools off the table j...
Tags: Meat, Law, Montana, Washington, Senate, Edgar Allan Poe, Slang, McConnell, Chuck Schumer, Jon Tester, Ann Althouse, Dirty Words, Politico McConnell, Biden's Congress, Said Sen Jon Tester D Mont, Senate Tester


Bloomberg Law Offers Free Research To Legal Services And Pro Bono Lawyers

“Between COVID and racial justice-related events in particular, we’ve seen a big surge in pro bono work and are thrilled to be able to provide access to high quality resources."
Tags: Technology, Law


In The Final Days Of Trump Administration, Agencies Clashed Over How To Regulate Medical AI

The agency published its first action plan last week for how it plans to regulate machine learning-based software as a medical device. To start, the FDA said it will issue guidance on how changes to algorithms should be regulated as they “learn.”
Tags: Technology, Law, Fda, Trump Administration




How 2020 Upended Commercial Contracts And What May Lie Ahead [Sponsored]

Missed the event? Sign-up today to hear from in-house counsel at high-growth technology companies on how to build a successful team during a pandemic.
Tags: Law, Webinars, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, LawTrades


Relist Watch

John Elwood reviews Tuesday’s relists Not much is happening in D.C. right , so what can the Supreme Court do to give us a break from the tedium of endless ? How about keeping all of last week’s 10 new relists around another week — and adding 10 more new relists! The court won’t be meeting in conference for four weeks after this Friday. But with so many relists primed to grant, the court may make substantial inroads on filling its fall argument calendar on the next order list. Seven of this wee...
Tags: Health, New York, Texas, Featured, Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, California, Washington, Oregon, New York City, Dhs, Pennsylvania, United States, Hawaii


At the Moby Dick Café...

  ... you can pursue your dreams. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Cartoons, Whales, Melville, Tablescape, Ann Althouse, Dick Café


"Orwell never equated technology with progress. On the contrary, he wrote during the war, 'every scientific advance speeds up the trend towards nationalism and dictatorship.'"

"It was in a review of [H.G.] Wells’s scenario for Things to Come that he mocked what he called the author’s false antithesis between the benign scientist and the bellicose reactionary. 'It never occurred to Mr. Wells that his categories might have got mixed, that it might be the reactionary who would make the fullest use of the machine and that the scientist might use his brains chiefly on race-theory and poison gas.' That wasn’t fair at all. The creator of the Invisible Man and Doctor Moreau w...
Tags: Photography, Law, Snow, George Orwell, Sunrise, Bad Science, Orwell, Moreau, Wells, H.g. Wells, Ministry of Truth, Ann Althouse, Dorian Lynskey


Twin bombings strike busy market in Baghdad

By Samya Kullab and Qassim Abdul-Zahra | Associated Press BAGHDAD — Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital on Thursday, killing at least 32 people and wounding dozens, officials said in what was the first massive bombing in years, harkening back to darker days of rampant militant attacks. The rare suicide bombing hit the Bab al-Sharqi commercial area in central Baghdad amid heightened political tensions over planned early elections and a severe economic crisis. ...
Tags: Politics, News, Islamic State, Iraq, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Iran, Soccer, Military, Pope Francis, Vatican, Associated Press, Christian, Francis, Baghdad


"For weeks, QAnon followers had been promoting 20 January as a day of reckoning, when prominent Democrats and other elite 'Satanic paedophiles' would be arrested and executed..."

"... on the orders of President Trump. But, as Mr Biden took his oath and no arrests were made, some in the QAnon community had an uncomfortable meeting with reality.... 'This is a very difficult day for all of us,' said one influencer whose Twitter account with 200,000 followers was recently suspended. 'Today's inauguration makes no sense to the Christian patriots and we thought "the plan" was the way we would take this country back.'... Some said they were waiting for 'Q,' who has been largely...
Tags: Law, Bbc, Biden, Conspiracies, Trump, Ann Althouse, the Trump resistance


Notable OLC opinion on "Home Confinement of Federal Prisoners After the COVID-19 Emergency"

In this post from this past October, I wondered "Will some (most? all?) federal prisoners transferred to home confinement be returned to prison after the pandemic ends?".  That post was prompted by this Walter Palvo piece at Forbes reporting on a US Attorney suggesting that persons who BOP placed on home confinement in response to COVID would be returned to prison after the pandemic ended for any remaining time.  Though the end of the pandemic still seems depressingly far away, the outgoing Trum...
Tags: Law, Congress, US, Forbes, Bureau, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Office of Legal Counsel, Bop, OLC, The Bureau, Douglas A Berman, Kevin Ring, Trump Justice Department, Biden Justice Department, Walter Palvo, Prez Biden



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