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Twitter the Future

Professor Peter Black reported yesterday on his blog that a judge in Colorado approved the use of twitter updates by journalists in his courtroom. The judge found that liveblogging a case is no different from newspaper reports and should therefore be treated the same way. The journalist’s twitter is here. Also of note, Dr. Sanjay [...]

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Justice O’Connor presented at a gamer’s conference and talked about her new game, Our Courts. Check it out here at Wired’s GameLife blog: That’s why, O’Connor said, she wanted to work alongside University of Wisconsin-Madison professor James Paul Gee to create Our Courts, which will begin rolling out in September 2009. The game “lets students [...]

Earlier this week, Deborah Jeane Palfrey – commonly referred to as the “DC Madam” – released (for public download) an unfathomably long list of phone numbers corresponding to former clients. Those of you unfamiliar with this case will be thrilled to learn that the USDOJ has alleged in the US District Court for the District [...]

23 Nights in Paris

I must admit that when it first dawned on me that Paris Hilton was really going to jail, I was smiling for hours. I have a warm feeling inside knowing that the age-old dictum ‘what goes around comes around‘ is here to stay. In September of 2006 she received a DUI. Her license was suspended [...]

Oh Rosie

This has nothing to do with the law or politics but Rosie O’Donnell posted this on her blog in one of her Q&A posts: steph writes: idea: exhibit 3000+ objects (maybe artsie empty chairs or shoes), one for each american who has died people don’t know what that number looks like remember the aids quilt? [...]



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