Daily Archives: February 20, 2012

Cheesecake Factory Will Post Drink Prices in MA After Threatened Suit; Law Prof Cites UCC – News – ABA Journal

The Cheesecake Factory will begin posting drink prices at its seven Massachusetts locations after a lawyer threatened a lawsuit. Newton lawyer Ross Mitchell had threatened to sue under the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act on behalf of a friend who was … Continue reading

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Juror Who Sent Defendant Facebook Friend Request and Joked About Being Booted by Judge Gets 3 Days | ABA Journal | Martha Neil | 02/17/12

A Florida juror who sent a friend request to the defendant in an auto negligence trial on Facebook in December was dismissed from hearing the case as a result. But what apparently really got Jacob Jock into trouble was a … Continue reading

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Lying About Receiving a Medal of Honor? It’s Shameful — But It Shouldn’t Be a Crime | Washington Post | Jonathan Turley | 2/18/12

Originally posted on JONATHAN TURLEY:
Below is my column today in the Washington Post (Sunday) Outlook Section. The column concerns the Alvarez case to be heard on Wednesday before the Supreme Court. I have been a long critic of the…

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‘Taxmageddon’ Looms at End of Payroll Tax Holiday | The Washington Post | Lori Montgomery | 2/18/12

With high unemployment and a struggle economy, tax payers rely more heavily on their tax refunds. Though Congress voted to extend the payroll tax  holiday sparing 160 million workers from an immediate tax hike, this and many other tax “breaks” are … Continue reading

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