My latest cover story for the ABA Journal: The 50-year story of the Miranda warning has the twists and turns of a cop show.
Harry Potter, Hawaii Five-0
Alito teased Biden, Joe.
John Fogerty, CCR,
That suit went very far.
Robert Plant, Jimmy Page
Sued over “Stairway,” despite its age.
Robin Thicke and “Blurred Lines.”
Did Harrison copy “He’s So Fine?”
They had lawyers, they had fight
Accused of violating copyright.
Matrix, Seinfeld, New Girl too.
Don’t forget the 2 Live Crew.
Plaintiffs filing lots of suits,
Defendants argue they are moot
Don’t just stand there, let’s get to it
Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it,
Yeah. That lede got rejected. Oh well. I thought it was clever.
Yeah, I referenced Disney’s “Dog With a Blog” in my latest “Law Scribbler” column about how law firms are going to blog more in the coming year. It all makes sense – I think.
William Hubbard speaks about the importance of technology in expanding access to justice.
Embracing nontraditional ways to bill and budget can be profitable.
Can small firms thrive in a tough competitive environment?
Is online dispute resolution the wave of the future?
EFF’s Cindy Cohn calls for lawyer support in fight over mass surveillance.
Cybersecurity experts offer stern warnings, tips for security in mass-surveillance era.
State bar was the key to open profession to tech and collaboration.
’60 in 60′ highlights cybersecurity, workplace productivity and social media.
And thanks to Phil Brown for the great photo and Tweet. Love his photos!
Last week, I covered Avvo’s Lawyernomics conference held at the Wynn Las Vegas. Here are the stories that came out of it:
— Victor Li (@LawScribbler) May 14, 2015
Last week, I covered the ABA’s National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services, held at Stanford University. Here are the stories that came out of it:
I love it when I get to link back to something I wrote. For this story, I referred back to a 2012 story I did about an attack ad against Senate candidate Ted Cruz accusing him of working for a liberal law firm. That’s the last time anyone associated Cruz with anything liberal.
In March, I covered ABA Techshow for the ABA Journal. Here are the stories that came out of it:
I liked the lede on this one. My wife came up with the blog post headline. I was trying to think of something other than a variation of “Backstreet’s back… in court” that several sites used (another one I saw was “Quit Playing Games With Our Legal Fees.” Anyway, here’s the story from ABA Journal.
NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and mayor-to-be Bill de Blasio renewed their effort to pressure smartphone manufacturers to include a kill switch on their phones. The October press conference was the latest stage in Schneiderman’s ongoing campaign to convince manufacturers to improve the security features of their smartphones.
By the way, when did this Seagal movie come out? I know he’s made like 30 direct-to-DVD movies in the last few years, but I don’t remember hearing anything about this “masterpiece.” I can only imagine what the dialogue was like. “I brought my own kill switch,” said Seagal while pointing his gun at the camera. Then again, nothing is ever topping this one-liner.
U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge David Waxse rejected the federal government’s application for search warrants against Yahoo, Google and three other Internet giants. (subscription required)
Or, you can read about it from Business Insider, which cited me.
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