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Hugh Pickens writes “ABA Journal reports that the chief of the International Monetary Fund may claim consent as a defense to accusations that he sexually assaulted a maid at the Sofitel Hotel in New York as defense lawyer Benjamin Brafman told the judge he believed the ‘forensic evidence’ was ‘not consistent with forcible encounter.’ Police have said the maid knocked on Strauss-Kahn’s door and called out, used her master keycard to open the door, (more…)

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  • Julie188 writes “In the ongoing patent infringement case between i4i and Microsoft, i4i has won a powerful ally: the US government itself. The US solicitor general, which represents the federal government in the Supreme Court, on Friday filed an amicus brief in support of i4i, saying that the US Patent and Trademark Office should not be second-guessed by a jury. i4i, which won a $290 million patent judgment against Microsoft, has now accrued 22 amicus (more…)

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  • European court to hear football case

    The European Court of Justice is to decide on a landmark case which could prove a game-changer for the sale of Premier League football TV rights.

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  • jamie writes “Federal prosecutors have decided not to file charges against a Philadelphia school district or its employees over the use of software to remotely monitor students. From the article: ‘U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger says investigators have found no evidence of criminal intent by Lower Merion School District employees who activated tracking software that took thousands of webcam and screenshot images on school-provided laptops.’”

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  • The Upper case Questions

    Hang out Slashdot contributor Bennett Haselton changes things up today nearby reviewing The Beefy Questions: Tackling the Problems of Notion with Ideas from Mathematics, Economics and Physics. Questions that famous lack a capital assessment and you can learn what Bennett has to try to say connected with it all past reading below.

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  • Curbishley wins case over Hammers

    Former West Ham manager Alan Curbishley wins his case for constructive dismissal against the London club.

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