1979 ABA Journal Internet Law articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 Tuesday that a generic word with “.com” at the end is eligible for trademark protection if consumers don’t perceive it as a generic name.
Jun 30, 2020 11:15 AM CDT
A Virginia judge has dismissed Twitter from a $250 million defamation suit filed by Republican California congressman Devin Nunes that targeted parody accounts claiming to be written by Nunes’ mother and a cow.
Jun 25, 2020 12:43 PM CDT
Trump signs executive order encouraging chokehold limits
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that encourages better policing practices. The order allocates discretionary grants to police departments that seek…
Jun 16, 2020 3:33 PM CDT
Six former eBay employees are facing federal charges for an alleged harassment campaign against a suburban Boston couple who blogged about the company in their online e-commerce newsletter.
Jun 16, 2020 11:29 AM CDT
AG Barr says ‘witches’ brew’ of extremist groups caused violence
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said at a press conference Thursday that many African Americans lack confidence in the American…
Jun 4, 2020 3:38 PM CDT
Officer faces increased charge in George Floyd case; others also charged
Prosecutors have added an upgraded charge against the Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd by pressing…
Jun 3, 2020 3:41 PM CDT
Legal experts are weighing in on President Donald Trump’s move to curtail protections for social media, expressing skepticism that it would actually be enforced or survive judicial scrutiny.
May 29, 2020 12:01 PM CDT
Trump order seeks to curtail legal protections for social media
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday that seeks to reinterpret the Communications Decency Act, which protects websites from…
May 28, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
A New Jersey lawyer has been suspended from practice for a year partly because he disclosed a former client’s criminal past in a negative review of her massage business.
May 13, 2020 10:06 AM CDT
A Kentucky lawyer was arrested Tuesday on a charge of terroristic threatening for comments that he made about the Democratic Kentucky governor on Facebook.
Apr 24, 2020 4:17 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act applies to a police officer’s unauthorized search of a license place database.
Apr 20, 2020 12:55 PM CDT
A judge in San Antonio, Texas, has received a private warning for displaying a rainbow flag in her courtroom and a public admonition for using Facebook to congratulate winning lawyers.
Apr 17, 2020 12:13 PM CDT
A Philadelphia lawyer has filed a defamation suit against a jogger and her cousin over their posts on social media about a confrontation over social distancing.
Apr 16, 2020 9:57 AM CDT
Pro basketball players shoot for law school
Imani McGee-Stafford, a center with the Dallas Wings, is leaving the basketball court and headed to the Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles.…
Apr 1, 2020 4:55 PM CDT
California lawyer Scott McMillan decided to weigh in after President Donald Trump tweeted about the need for Americans to get back to work.
Mar 27, 2020 11:39 AM CDT
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