Monthly Archives: March 2013

How the Public Views the Supreme Court




While it is titled “Supreme Court’s Favorable Rating Still at Historic Low,” a new national survey conducted by the Pew Research Center demonstrates that the public as a whole has a favorable view of the Supreme Court. To begin with, … Continue reading




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The Growing Gap in Incomes in the United States




In June of 1888, Justice Samuel Miller of the Supreme Court of the United States gave a commencement address at the University of Iowa. Appointed by Abraham Lincoln to the court, Miller was suspicious of large corporations and financiers, and … Continue reading




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How to Lose Cases: Litigation Dangers From Emails and Other Internal Business Documents




During World War II, defense workers were warned not to talk about their work because “a slip of a lip can sink a ship,” an expression so familiar that it led to a hit song of the same name by … Continue reading




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Two Lessons for Proving Patent Infringement Damages From Apple v. Samsung




In her March 1, 2013 Order Re: Damages in Apple, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Case No.: 11-CV-01846-LHK, Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District of California reduced the billion dollar plus jury verdict against Samsung by some $450,514,650 … Continue reading




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Upcoming Speech on the American Catholic Experience




On May 18, I will be the Banquet Speaker at the Annual Convention of the Knights of Columbus of New Jersey. My topic will be How Catholics Became Americans: A Short History of the American Catholic Experience. The presentation will … Continue reading




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