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Thursday, November 27, 2008

"Guilty Verdict in Cyberbullying Case Provokes Many Questions Over Online Identity": Friday's edition of The New York Times will contain an article that begins, "Is lying about one's identity on the Internet now a crime? The verdict Wednesday in the MySpace cyberbullying case raised a variety of questions about the terms that users agree to when they log on to Web sites."
Posted at 11:15 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judge says perfume lawsuit can proceed; A Detroit city planner says co-worker's scent interferes with job performance, breathing": This article appears today in The Detroit News.

I have posted online at this link Tuesday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Posted at 02:08 PM by Howard Bashman

"Jury delivers mixed verdict in MySpace bullying trial; Lori Drew of Missouri is convicted of misdemeanor charges, but the L.A. jury deadlocks on felony conspiracy count; Drew had a fake relationship online with Megan Meier, 13, who committed suicide": Scott Glover has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports today that "Jury chooses lesser charges to convict Lori Drew of cyber-bullying Dardenne Prairie neighbor."

The New York Times contains an article headlined "Verdict in MySpace Suicide Case."

And The Washington Post reports that "Woman Guilty of Minor Charges for MySpace Hoax."
Posted at 01:47 PM by Howard Bashman

"Iowa's gay marriage ban goes before high court; The state Supreme Court will hear arguments next month about whether the Defense of Marriage Act - briefly struck down last year - is unconstitutional": The Los Angeles Times contains this article today.
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"Guantanamo Justice: The Bush administration will finally release Salim Ahmed Hamdan; The Uighurs should be next." This editorial appears today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 01:37 PM by Howard Bashman

In commentary available online from FindLaw: Carl Tobias has an essay entitled "Why the Federal Courts Should Give Thanks This Thanksgiving: A Set of Positive Developments, with the Hope of More to Come."

And Sherry F. Colb has an essay entitled "A Judge Orders a Woman Not to Have Children While On Probation: Did He Violate Her Rights?"
Posted at 01:25 PM by Howard Bashman

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