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Ashley Madison Hack May Yield Crop of Reluctant Plaintiffs

When news broke that the database of notorious adultery hook-up site Ashley Madison had been hacked, a flurry of attention was directed at the site's clients and their backgrounds. The public became enthralled with the celebrity, government and private status of those allegedly caught looking to break their marital vows.


Plaintiffs: We All Own ‘Happy Birthday’

Litigation surrounding the most recognizable song in the world is coming to a head as a dispute between the Warner Music Group and a collection of plaintiffs nears judgment.


Nuns: 10th Circuit Decision Forces Choice Between Faith and Fines

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit recently ruled against the Little Sisters of the Poor, who argued the Affordable Care Act’s provision requiring insurance coverage for contraception is at odds with their religious beliefs even if they are not themselves providing the contraception.


SCOTUS Favors Religious Rights in Workplace Decision

The nation’s high court ruled that employers have a responsibility to give “favored treatment” when accommodating faith-based observances.


Space: The Final Frontier of Litigation?

With the goal of ensuring the amicable sharing of other-worldly resources, international, national and private organizations conducted, or will be conducting in the near future, informational symposiums aimed at finding the best practices of space law.


When a Law Isn't Used for Lawyering Should it Be a Law?

If it looks like a law, and reads like a law, it’s probably a law; but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be used like one. There has been a great deal of rhetoric surrounding an open letter penned by Republican Senators criticizing a potential nuclear agreement between President Barack Obama and Iran, with both sides of the isle making political and policy claims and accusations.


Dispelling Legal Myths: Trespassing and Deadly Force

Law governs nearly everything one does -- from taxes, to traffic, to murder, merchandising, mandates and more.


Federal Legislation On Tap to Fight ‘Revenge Porn’

Scorned lovers, vengeful exes and other smut peddlers are among those perpetuating revenge porn, according to those trying to legislate the practice to its end.


Ebola Quarantines: The Legal Debate Rages

The Ebola virus, a major problem for some African countries, has penetrated America sparking panic, outrage and claims of Constitution violations.


Calif. Law Changes Definition of Consent on College Campuses

California has adopted a law requiring colleges in the Golden State to apply the “yes means yes” standard when investigating allegations of campus sexual assault. So reports USA Today.


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