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Uber Quickly Settles Self-Driving Car Death

The settlement in the Uber self-driving car case is confidential, but it still says a lot about how to settle a high-profile case. In the big picture, it isn't so much about the money. Of course, money is almost always the currency of civil settlements.… read more...

Law Students Help Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims

Going to hurricane-torn Puerto Rico was not exactly a study-abroad program. But for Natalie Trigo Reyes and 29 classmates from Harvard Law School, it was a lesson for life. The law school sent them to Puerto Rico to help victims of Hurricane Maria, which… read more...

Coffee in California Must Include Cancer Warning, Court Rules

There are a variety of laws that protect people from various types of harm. For example, California's Proposition 65 -- the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act -- requires businesses to inform Californians about exposure to chemicals that are… read more...

In-N-Out Seeks Restraining Order Against YouTube Prankser

Some people will do anything for 15 minutes of internet fame. Much of it is harmless, some completely reckless, and some just sort of annoying. A 27-year-old YouTube prankster is finding out that occasionally stunts can also get you into legal trouble.… read more...

New Business Models for Law Firms

'Horseback Law' is probably not what you think it is. It is not equine law, where lawyers specialize in all things horse-like. "Horseback Law" is Google's law business model, a legal service tailored for fast-moving startups. "Lawyer rides up, assesses… read more...
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