vexatious litigants

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 11 (b): By presenting to the court (whether by signing, filing, submitting, or later advocating) a pleading, written motion, or other paper, an attorney or unrepresented party is certifying that to the best of the person’s knowledge, information, and belief, formed after an inquiry reasonable under the circumstances,– it […]

DHS to go low-tech

The Homeland Security Authorization Act requires that more than 50 percent of the components in any end product bought by the Department of Homeland Security be produced or manufactured in the U.S. Oops: “With this purchasing prohibition, I guess (the department) will have to learn to do without computers and cell phones,” ITAA President Harris […]

CRIA gets bitch-slapped, lies about it

Everyone’s favourite Canadian law professor Michael Geist calls attention to the recent Federal Court of Appeal decision on file sharing. Graham Henderson of the CRIA says: The judge has determined that uploading, downloading, it’s illegal. But, wait! It’s not true: Actually, the court did no such thing. Concluding its copyright discussion at paragraph 54, the […]