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By J. DeVoy Las Vegas has but one maxim: What happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas -- a boon if you live there.  Hubert Blackman contacted Las Vegas Exclusive Personals when visiting the Las Vegas Strip from New York to have a dancer come to his hotel room.  Blackman...

By J. DeVoy Known in hacker circles as "geohot," George Hotz, along with Hector Martin Cantero, Sven Peter and the heretofore unnamed John Does 1-100, is facing an ex parte motion for a temporary restraining order by Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC ("Sony") tomorrow, January 12.  Here's the filing (A Legal Satyricon...

The ABA has finally acknowledged that the legal profession is in a tailspin by publishing The Value Proposition of Attending Law School. The document essentially just says that law school is really expensive, salaries are not as high as prospective law students think, and that most people who go...

If you don't have a law license, then you probably should not practice law. If you decide to practice law anyway, and the court orders you to stop, you should probably stop. If both of those things happen, and you don't stop, you really shouldn't sue your client...

by Jason Fischer Of course the headline here seems like common sense, but what’s surprising is that many attorneys have trouble with this bit of wisdom.  As surprising as it may be, understanding why practicing attorneys have trouble controlling their aggressive tendencies is not difficult when you think about it.  The...

Siouxsie digs up a great pwning from the 1970s here. For more of the same, check out Jackass Letters....

Popehat has a bad-ass post on an "incident" at Syracuse University School of Law. The short version is this: Syracuse Law student Len Audaer published a blog satirizing his class, the administration, and public figures. From Popehat's story. Somebody complained. Syracuse decided to appoint a “prosecutor”...