No. 863 I came out of the bank this afternoon and beheld a Lexus backed into my rear bumper with its owner closely peering at the damage. I had been in the bank for quite a while but came out to get my phone at just the right moment. at that point, the other driver [...]
No. 862 I added the SCOTUS Blog to the blogroll today. I should have done it a long time ago. It covers the United States Supreme Court like a blanket.You can find the blogroll down — way down — the left hand column. Here’s a few other things going on that you might want to [...]
No. 861 This case raised the question whether Article III of the Constitution permits Congress to authorize a statutory cause of action when the plaintiff has no damages. Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, there is a prohibition against kickbacks, even when there are no damages. Here’s what the SCOTUS Blog had to [...]
No. 860 The Commonwealth Court has ordered the Recorder of Deeds of Wayne County, PA to record multiple assignments of oil and gas leases. The Recorder had refused to accept multiple assignments because their computer system was unable to index the names. The increase in Marcellus Shale leasing has, according to the Wayne County Recorder, [...]
No. 859 Hitchhiking is a lost art. There has been a precipitous decline since the Sixties, when college students routine stuck out a thumb and traveled hundreds of miles on the way to and from campus. Yes hitchhiking a dead almost everywhere. But not at one location in New York City where the practice has [...]
No. 858 Here’s a little puzzle for you to solve. What organization is trying to protect its exclusive right to use a word that is about 4,000 years old? And at the same time trying to deter unauthorized use of their ridiculous logo. Here are the pieces to the puzzle. Answer below.
No. 857 The Answer for the puzzle. But don’t tell anybody. You might be sued for trademark infringement. CLT
No. 856 There is a sound bite all over the news today of Ed Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania but also former Philadelphia DA, stating that in a case like Sandusky, “every prosecutor knows” that you should bring the case even if you don’t have enough evidence because prosecution will act as a deterrent. I’ll [...]
No. 855 Isn’t it amazing? The third class burglary that brought down a President happened 40 years ago. It appears to be one of the most important events in the 20th Century and in American History. The consequences were multiple. One response: they started teaching a required course in Ethics in law school. Another was [...]
No. 854 Rumor has it that Seven Springs Resort put on a fireworks display on Friday Night for the Allegheny County Bench Bar Conference.
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