The DC Circuit has upheld the gun laws passed by the District of
Columbia after the Supreme Court struck down prior DC firearm
regulations. The laws at issue in the suit imposed registration
requirements and prohibited assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.
The court found that the laws did not violate the Second Amendment.
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss and Divya Narendra have filed a petition
for a rehearing by the entire Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals after a
three-judge panel of the court ruled that the settlement agreement
between the parties and Facebook was valid and enforceable. The
Winklevosses and Narendra had challenged the agreement, claiming that
Facebook had committed fraud during the negotiations. The original
lawsuit stemmed from the Winklevosses' and Narendra's assertions that
the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, stole the idea for
the social network from them while a student at Harvard University.
The Obama Administration caught a break from two courts yesterday, both of which decided to give the president more time to figure out how he wants to proceed with trials of Guantanamo Bay detainees.
The trial by Military Commission of five high-profile detainees accused of responsibility for the 9/11 attacks, including alleged mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, was to begin soon. Two of those men, however, had filed broad constitutional challenges to the military court system at Gitmo in domestic federal courts.
We all hate spam. It clogs our inboxes and increases the likelihood of accidentally deleting a legitimate message that gets lumped in with the ads for penis enlargement methods, free worldwide shipping and online pharmaceuticals. Most of us suffer through the problem in silence and accept it as an unavoidable consequence of life in the digital era, though.
One man, however, tried to turn his hatred of spam into a going concern. James Gordon attempted to sue spam distributors under the private right of action created by the CAN-SPAM Act after Gordon began receiving unsolicited commercial emails on several email accounts on the domain he leased from godaddy.com.