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Our Broken Immigration System

Posted by George Butterfield on December 13, 2012 in Uncategorized

Perhaps the most terrifying part of doing legal work is how banal it can seem.  This thought struck me as I sat in a nondescript chair at a nondescript desk in a nondescript cubicle behind an unremarkable office façade and listened to a heart wrenching story. Read the rest of the story (by Nate Romano, [...]

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Former Nebraska Bank Robber Writes Book

Posted by Troy Johnson on December 7, 2012 in Uncategorized

Shon Hopwood was sentenced to 13 years for five bank robberies. During his time in prison he became a jailhouse lawyer. He is now a 2L at University of Washington School of Law.  He has written a book called: Law Man: My Story of Robbing Banks, Winning Supreme Court Cases, and Finding Redemption The law [...]

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Citation War II: Westlaw v. LexisNexis

Posted by George Butterfield on December 5, 2012 in Uncategorized

It was a rough time for the Empire.  Online case services were multiplying fast and furious.  Yes, even their vaunted reporter system had been compromised.  The beginning of the end began in the late 1990′s, when even the Courts had ruled against them.  It became more important than ever to just hold on, to jealously guard [...]

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Professor’s Research Leads to Overturning Error in Federal Trademark Statute

Posted by Troy Johnson on December 5, 2012 in Uncategorized

A misplaced comma was impacting the interpretation of  the Trademark Dilution Revision Act of 2006. The law has been changed in part because of a law review article. Article about situation: IU Kelley professor’s research leads to overturning error in federal trademark statute Law review article that helped change law: Beware the Scrivener’s Error: Curing the Drafting [...]

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