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Cherokees’ suit over roadside zoo grizzlies heads to 4th Circuit

April 29, 2016 by Alex Horowitz

On the heels of a ruling dismissing their suit over how a North Carolina roadside zoo on a Cherokee reservation treats its grizzly bears, two tribe members are taking their Endangered Species Act case to a federal appeals court. Plaintiffs Peggy Hill and Amy Walker, who are members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, filed a notice of appeal in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina after a judge dismissed the case March 30 following a bench trial. … Read More

Today in 2009: Arizona v. Gant is decided

April 21, 2016 by Jeremy Byellin

Seven years ago today, Justice Scalia stood apart from his conservative peers yet again on Fourth Amendment search and seizure issues in Arizona v. Gant. … Read More

New Year, New Lawyer: Resolution #4 — Upgrade Technology

January 15, 2016 by Jared Correia

The underlying theme of this series has been that it is important to reevaluate your law firm practices from time to time. … Read More

EU Significantly Expands Data Protection Laws

April 25, 2016 by Jeff Matsuura

The European Parliament recently expanded the scope of European data protection significantly. … Read More

“Magic” card game “judges” sue for lost wages; claim to be employees

April 22, 2016 by Jeremy Byellin

A group of "judges" for Wizards of the Coast's collectible card game "Magic: the Gathering" are suing the company for lost wages, claiming to be employees of Wizards. … Read More

Four Tips for Negotiating Information Security Vendor Agreements

April 14, 2016 by Michael R. Overly

The ever growing number of security incidents has caused many businesses to consider third party audits of their security practices. … Read More

$8M for Infant’s Suffocation Due to ‘Playard’ Mattress Buildup of Carbon Dioxide

April 26, 2016 by Jury Verdicts

Karow, individually and as successors in interest to Karow, Estate of v. Evenflo (Cal.Super.) $8M for Infant's Suffocation Due to 'Playard' Mattress Buildup of Carbon Dioxide … Read More


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BASE jumpers in national park recklessly created a risk of public alarm


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