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New Free Music Site – 5 Years Too Late?

After just completing a text course detailing the entertainment industry’s battle against online piracy, I was pretty surprised to wake up this morning to find this one: FreeAllMusic Strikes Deal With EMI For Ad-Supported Downloads. Finally a common sense approach (indeed it’s almost the Hulu model for music) to the illegal downloading of music! We all knew that the digital revolution was…

Trademark Suit Filed over the The South Butt

I have always found trademark, copyright, and right of publicity litigation interesting because of the types of cases involved. Who can resist a case involving involving a robotic Vanna White or a case involving Victoria’s Secret? In yet another case to laugh at, The North Face has sued 19-year-old James Winkelmann for trademark infringement and dilution. The North Face makes, “Technologically advanced,…

Leveling the Playing Field: Eliminating Bias in the Legal Profession

California attorneys facing the February 1 MCLE deadline don’t fret! We have the one-hour of elimination of bias that you need to fulfill your MCLE requirement as mandated by the State Bar of California: Leveling the Playing Field: Eliminating Bias in the Legal Profession. Join dynamic speaker and Deputy District Attorney Wendy Patrick Mazzarella for a thorough examination of bias in the…

Substance Abuse & Addiction: Pharmaceuticals

California lawyers looking for specialty units, we have the one hour of substance abuse credit that you need: Substance Abuse & Addiction: Pharmaceuticals! While many substance abuse courses cover traditional areas of abuse and addiction, in this one hour Substance Abuse course, Deputy District Attorney Ann Barber covers a disturbing new drug trend in our country – pharmaceutical abuse. Substance Abuse &…

Legal Ethics: The Lawyer, The Judge, and The Lawsuit

We are pleased to announce that we have added a great new ethics course right in time for California’s February 2 MCLE deadline (and also for the rest of the attorneys across the country!). Legal Ethics: The Lawyer, The Judge, and The Lawsuit is a must for attorneys that spend the majority of their time in the courtroom. And even if you…

Email in Litigation: Digital Evidence Made Simple

“I believe that e-discovery has been made complicated and technical by a lot of large companies” – Eric Robi, President of Federal Forensics Group So begins Email in Litigation: Digital Evidence Made Simple an excellent class that we have just added right in time for the February 1 California MCLE deadline (and also for the rest of the attorneys across the land).…

The Psychiatric Autopsy and Its Application in Law

At first glance, the term “Psychiatric Autopsy” seems to be a misnomer. Unlike a traditional psychiatric assessment and treatment, a decedent is unable to participate in the psychiatric interview and psychotherapy. Luckily however, death does not preclude a valid psychiatric assessment. The tool that psychiatrists and other mental health professionals use to assess the mental state of a decedent preceding death is…