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Patents, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, & Trademarks: just had to consult this to refresh my memory

Roman Polanski — Crooked Timber: cutting, hasn't dulled with age

Official Google Blog: Finding the laws that govern us: How does this affect AltLaw's mission and scope?

http://www2.macleans.ca/2009/07/15/sonia-sotomayor-pop-culture-maven/ : the comments include people speculating so as to make Perry Mason's always-losing prosecutor opponent not quite such a failure

» Tidying Up the Law VoxPopuLII: Stuart Sierra on law as prose rather than code: "Imagine the economic value of knowing, with mathematical certainty, exactly what the law is." & some IA/CS thoughts

Interprete » Code is Speech: Legal Tinkering, Expertise, and Protest among Free and Open Source Software Developers: "...developers reconfigure central tenets of the liberal tradition—and the meanings of both freedom and speech—to defend against efforts to constrain their productive autonomy..."

World Privacy Forum: Medical Identity Theft Consumer Tips : Medical ID theft is "the information crime that can kill you"

Russia: New Russian law ends jury trials for 'crimes against state' - Los Angeles Times: Russia disappoints once more; more of a dictatorship than some places the US has invaded to "spread freedom"

The Godfather of Bangalore : to read

Fact Sheet #4 - Lease Renewal in Rent Stabilized Apartments: rules on lease renewal

http://www.housingnyc.com/html/resources/attygenguide.html#2: lease renewal

http://www.housingnyc.com/html/resources/faq/misc.html#parking: whether a building is rent stabilized

States’ Actions to Block Voters Appear Illegal - NYTimes.com: it is hella important, not just to register to vote, but to check whether your registration went through, or has been challenged

Can I Vote? | Find Out If You Are Registered to Vote: thanks, kansas.gov.

nass.org: voter registration deadlines for each state; California's is Oct 20th

Nina Paley: America's Best-Loved Unknown Cartoonist » The Bright Side of the Dark Side of the Rainbow: Free Culture & RiffTrax startups would benefit from FLOSS audio/video synching apps

Fleeting Expletives - The Commons Marches Onward: Riana explains the awesomeness of recent free software legal news

Loving Day: Celebrate the Legalization of Interracial Couples: Need to check out for more AWWW stories

Racial Identity's Gray Area - WSJ.com: how did I miss the 1943 tidbit?

Making Light: Slavery: WHAT THE HELL. Are any of these slaves my uncles?

The Gallery of Transport Loss: These are the guys making my browser so slow

Charles Peters - Judge Him by His Laws - washingtonpost.com: Obama: great project manager, or the greatest project manager?

So Thats Why Its Called a PYRAMID SCHEME: I understand this much better than I did 2 years ago. Thanks, finance class!

Copyright Crash Course: add link to my own IP-quartet crash course page?

§ 102. Conditions for patentability; novelty and loss of right to patent - AltLaw: Yay AltLaw for having the US Code browseable. Boo for patents on obvious inventions.

NARA | The Declaration of Independence: A Transcription: Let's teach the US Declaration of Independence in English/Lit class, not just History. The brilliance of "let Facts be submitted to a candid world."

Tortfeasor - On Dormant Commerce Clause Jurisprudence: "Perhaps you should take a line from other parts of New England and try to be more anally retentive."

Fresh Books Blog: Bummed out with "Grossed up" 1099s: What a FRICKIN MESS.


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