Of Copyright, Contracts and Instagram

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 19, 2018

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Nuremberg War Crimes Trials

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 18, 2018

On October 18, 1945, the Nuremberg trials of accused Nazi war criminals began.

Acknowledgment to Jurist.

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Video Game Maker Sues Alleged Hacker

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 17, 2018

The BBC reports that the creators of the popular video game, Fortnite, are bringing suit against an alleged cheater.  The company accuses the defendant, Brandon Lucas, of selling hacks that give players substantial advantages in the PC version of the …

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DoNotPay

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 15, 2018

DoNotPay started as a chat bot to automatically appeal parking tickets.  Joshua Browder – creator and founder – recently released other apps that deal with common legal problems.  There are questions about this type of legal tech and it will …

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Tech help for study groups

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 12, 2018

Learn from others’ experience.  Try these tips for How to Use Technology in Your Law School Study Group your Study Group .

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Today In The Law: Harlan Fiske Stone Born

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 11, 2018

On October 11, 1872, Harlan Fiske Stone, future U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice (1925-41) and Chief Justice (1941-46), was born in Chesterfield, New Hampshire.

As part of a political compromise, Stone became the first Supreme Court nominee to appear before

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Sears May Be Heading to Bankruptcy Court

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 10, 2018

CNN Reports that iconic American Retailer, Sears, may be on the verge of filing for bankruptcy.  Sears has not turned a profit since 2010, and investors are starting to unload their stock.  Moreover, the company has hired a new director …

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Regulations.gov

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 8, 2018

Regulations.gov is a U. S. Federal government Website that allows users to make public comments in response to notices of proposed rulemaking issued by participating agencies; such comments become part of the public record and may be displayed on …

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Words matter 2.0

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 5, 2018

On the importance of choosing your words carefully and being aware (and careful) when and where you use them.  See:

In 7th sanction, lawyer is suspended for using F-word picked up on microphone in court

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California And Net Neutrality

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 4, 2018

Governor Jerry Brown signed California’s own net neutrality bill into law this past weekend. The U.S. Department of Justice responded immediately with a lawsuit. Read more here.

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