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Can You Be Sued for Sending an Email?

A case of nasty emails and one company's desire to track down the sender offers a lesson in your first amendment rights.

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Shoe Mogul Steve Madden Gets Sprung From Prison

Once upon a time Steve Madden was man who knew how to please just about any woman of any age. Give her some cute shoes. Even better, design and sell…

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Scott Peterson Faces the Death Penalty

Attorneys for Scott Peterson have produced an army of character witnesses in an effort to spare Peterson's life. But will it be enough to keep him…

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Runaway Bride? Why Georgia Isn't Letting Her Off the Hook...

Whatever 32-year-old Jennifer Wilbanks of Duluth, Georgia, might have dreamed, surely it didn't involve a bright afghan draped over her head as she…

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Michael Jackson & AEG - Death of a Pop Star

The tragic death of the King of Pop Michael Jackson has left some interesting questions in its wake.

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"Friends" Sexual Harassment Case Dismissed

The California Supreme Court won some new friends in the writing staff of Friends, after it unanimously threw out the workplace sexual harassment…

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Washington Redskins Name Controversy: Is the Team Facing a Name Change?

As football season gets underway, the controversy surrounding the name and logo of the Washington team currently known as the “Redskins” will no…

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What's the Deal with Lie Detectors?

The history and current world-view of lie detectors.

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What the Patriot Act means to you and me

George Orwell's 1984 underestimated the year Big Brother would have the technology to invade everyone's privacy. There's no need for loudspeakers or…

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Trademark Protection of Color: Louboutin's Red-Soled Shoe is a Clever Logo

A deeper look at the question of trademark and the use of color in product design.

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