The Copyright Office has now weighed in on the question of whether the now-famous “monkey selfie” is protected by copyright (see my earlier postings here and here) with a resounding “NO.” “Materials produced solely by nature, by plants, or by animals are not copyrightable.” . . . [T]he [Copyright] Office will refuse to register a claim if […]
Found haiku poems / extracted from the caselaw / by legal machines.
(1) There's nothing "liberal" about wanting to destroy Israel given that the only plausible alternative is yet another Arab dictatorship in its place; and (2) The claim that "liberals" must abandon Israel because the far right has taken over is based on a false premise. Israel's left-wing has declined, but so has it's right-wing, leaving a largely centrist electorate.
Another round with former DOJ attorney Rob Weiner on Halbig v. Burwell.
A debate of Princeton economist Uwe Reinhardt's argument against the government subsidy to teaching hospitals for graduate medical education.
What is the crime of "macing"?
Because prosecutors (both federal and state) are investigating a very specific crime, Brown's parents should be able to exercise "victims" rights under federal and state law.
An amicable resolution (in the purely legal sense) to the Holy replevin, Bat-wing-man! matter.
A new GAO report concludes that the Obama administration violated a "clear and unambiguous" federal law when it exchanged five high-ranking Taliban leaders for captured US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, without giving Congress 30 days advance notice, as required by the Department of Defense Appropriations Act.