Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mark Zuckerburg Buys Instagram Without Lawyers

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg reportedly negotiated Facebook’s $1 billion purchase of Instagram with Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom in Zuckerberg’s home, according to The Wall Street Journal’s April 18, 2013 article In Facebook Deal, Board Was All But Out of Picture.  The WSJ … Continue reading

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Clichés Lawyers Love? Read On . . .

It’s hard to imagine that there are clichés about lawyers that lawyers love, but Vivia Chen, a former corporate lawyer who is now chief blogger for The Careerist, posted Top 10 Annoying Clichés Lawyers Love on April 15, 2013.  LPR’s favorites: 5. “You … Continue reading

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Cameras in the Courtroom!

Transparency and accountability – two essential outcomes that are attainable if every courtroom across the country had cameras.  Filming court proceedings, including the judges presiding and the lawyers arguing, and posting the videos online would reveal each judge’s and many … Continue reading

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A Boilerplate Lawsuit Costs How Much???

In Brooklyn, a boilerplate American With Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuit can cost your targeted business $15,000.  The good news, federal Judge Sterling Johnson, Jr. issued an opinion on March 28, 2013 denying a $15,000 request for attorney fees by two … Continue reading

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