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Supreme Court Justices Worry About 'Parade Of Horribles' If They Agree You Don't Own What You Bought

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As we were discussing, on Monday, the Supreme Court heard the oral arguments in the Wiley v. Kirtsaeng case over whether or not you have the right to resell (or even display) a product you bought that was made outside of the country, which contains content covered by copyright. First...
Supreme Court Justices Worry About 'Parade Of Horribles' If They Agree You Don't Own What You Bought

Is Anybody Shocked That Americans Trust TV Judges More Than Supreme Court Justices?

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Cross-posted from I suppose that's a rhetorical question. When you live in a nation that's been reduced to an army of mindless reality-TV-watching drones, it's not exactly surprising that the average citizen is more inclined to trust a television judge than a jurist who's been appointed to the highest...
Is Anybody Shocked That Americans Trust TV Judges More Than Supreme Court Justices?

Supreme Court justices question surveillance secrecy

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U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday questioned the legitimacy of a law allowing a secretive government surveillance program and the assertion by a government lawyer that some groups couldn't challenge the law in court because they don't know if they've been spied on....
Supreme Court justices question surveillance secrecy

Supreme Court Justices Discuss Twitter

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It does't look like we'll be seeing much Tweeting-from-the-bench on the Supreme Court any time soon, but the Hillicon Valley blog highlights an amusing moment at a recent House Judiciary subcommittee meeting, attended by two Supreme Court Justices -- Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer in which they're asked if they...
Supreme Court Justices Discuss Twitter

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

US Sentencing Commission site down, Anonymous claims responsibility

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Early Saturday morning, members of Anonymous claimed to have brought down ussc.gov, the website for the United Stated Sentencing Commission, an independent arm of the federal judicial branch responsible for setting sentencing guidelines. ZDNet reports that the site was replaced with a message from Anonymous citing the death of...
US Sentencing Commission site down, Anonymous claims responsibility

People Who Have Actually Heard of the Supreme Court Don't Like It Very Much

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Cross-posted from In August, we lamented the fact that nearly two-thirds of Americans couldn't name a single member of the Supreme Court. At the time, we blamed it on the perceived stupidity of our nation's population, calling for televised oral arguments in the hopes that they'd someday compete in...
People Who Have Actually Heard of the Supreme Court Don't Like It Very Much

Julian Assange extradition appeal at supreme court - live blog

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WikiLeaks founder enters final stage of battle to avoid extradition to Sweden to face sex crime allegations• Click here to watch the proceedings live9.54am: My colleague Robert Booth is at the supreme court and tweeting events so far.Julian Assange has arrived smiling and to the sound of I Shall be...
Julian Assange extradition appeal at supreme court - live blog

Anonymous Threatens To Leak Sensitive Records If The Feds Don't Reform An Anti-Hacking Law

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Hactivist group Anonymous has hacked the website of the U.S. Sentencing Commission in the name of Aaron Swartz, threatening to leak sensitive government documents if the feds don't reform the justice system, CNET reports. The collective posted a manifesto regarding "Operation Last Resort," along with a set of encrypted files...
Anonymous Threatens To Leak Sensitive Records If The Feds Don't Reform An Anti-Hacking Law
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Supreme Court Will Decide If You Actually Own What You've Bought

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We've written about the Wiley v. Kirtsaeng case many times already, but it's an important one to follow. While everything else in DC closed down to bunker down for Hurricane Sandy, the Supreme Court Justices decided to soldier on and actually hear the case today. Joe Mullin has written up...
Supreme Court Will Decide If You Actually Own What You've Bought

Supreme court will not order new Mississippi elections in NAACP case

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NAACP challenged 2011 state elections over legislature's failure to draw new district lines according to 2010 censusThe US supreme court will not order new legislative elections in Mississippi over complaints about the timing of the state's redistricting, under one of several decisions that were handed down on Monday.The Mississippi National...
Supreme court will not order new Mississippi elections in NAACP case

Supreme Court Justices Reveal Their Secret Fast-Food Preferences

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Supreme Court Justices Reveal Their Secret Fast-Food Preferences

Opinion: We Can’t Seem To Stop Sharing Our Opinions

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Right now, inside the Supreme Court, justices have been hearing arguments about the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. And outside, supporters and opponents are yelling, arguing for or against the legislation. In general, if you’re going to peaceably assemble, that’s about as good a place as there is to...
Opinion: We Can’t Seem To Stop Sharing Our Opinions
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Here's A Taste Of What Publishers Will Do If First Sale Rights For Foreign Goods Disappear

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As Techdirt reported a few months back, the Supreme Court Justices seem rightly concerned about the "parade of horribles" -- things that would happen if the decision in the Wiley v. Kirtsaeng copyright case over whether or not you have the right to resell a foreign-made product you bought were...
Here's A Taste Of What Publishers Will Do If First Sale Rights For Foreign Goods Disappear
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