PayPal and the Battle for Control of E-Commerce

Apr 30, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

The critical role that payment processors like PayPal place in e-commerce makes them subject to increased liability when they provide services and when they refuse to provide those services.

2011 in review: The top 20 legal stories, part 4

Dec 28, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

(Editor’s note: Throughout December, the last month of the year, we’ll be looking at the top 20 legal events of 2011, as

SCOTUS ruling says that for minors, nudity is worse than violence

Jun 29, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

In its latest ruling voiding a law banning the sale of violent video games to minors, the Court essentially admitted that nudity is more damaging than violence.

Today in 1957: Roth v. U.S. rules obscenity isn’t protected speech

Jun 24, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

On June 24, 1957, the Supreme Court decided Roth v. U.S., holding for the first time that obscenity was not speech protected by the First Amendment.