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Today in 2005: State Department gives immunity to Pope Benedict in sex abuse lawsuit

September 19, 2014 by Jeremy Byellin

On September 19, 2005, the U.S. State Department submitted a "suggestion of immunity" for Pope Benedict in a sexual abuse lawsuit against the Catholic Church … Read More

Today in 2005: State Department gives immunity to Pope Benedict in sex abuse lawsuit

September 19, 2014 by Jeremy Byellin

On September 19, 2005, the U.S. State Department submitted a "suggestion of immunity" for Pope Benedict in a sexual abuse lawsuit against the Catholic Church … Read More

Selling yourself as a law firm associate

July 16, 2014 by Adam Gropper

There is no substitute for doing good work. However, to be a successful associate, you also have to take the time to thoughtfully highlight your accomplishments. … Read More

After record-breaking number of “net neutrality” comments, what’s next?

September 17, 2014 by Jeremy Byellin

On Monday, the public comment period for the FCC's new net neutrality rule ended, with a record-breaking 3.7 million comments. What's next? … Read More

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

September 17, 2014 by Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a Delaware Chancery court ruling over corporate bylaws and home-state venue; a federal court says the SEC has jurisdiction over county’s swap deals; Viacom’s fight for insurance for showing dead body on MTV; and Yelp petitions California high court about its review filter: Delaware-chartered firms can force investor suits into home-state courts: The directors of Delaware-chartered First Citizens BancShares did not violate that state’s law by unilaterally adopting a bylaw that herds most investor suits into courts in North Carolina, where the bank is … Read More

The ACA and Legal Practices (#11) / Boundary issues for program financing

September 18, 2014 by Ferd H. Mitchell

The ACA has introduced new program “boundary problems” into the health care system, which continue to persist and to be challenged. … Read More


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Cheese Heads


Under Wisconsin law, cheese wedge hats did not have secondary meaning and were thus not entitled to trademark protection.

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