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Vans Succeeds in Blocking Sales of MSCHF’s “Wavy Baby” Shoes

On Tuesday, December 5, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in favor of Vans, a popular manufacturer of skateboarding shoes and apparel, blocking sales of art collective MSCHF's Wavy Baby sneakers, a purported parody of Vans' Old Skool shoes. Read More.

Cristiano Ronaldo Sued for $1 Billion Over Binance Promotion

Binance customers sued Cristiano Ronaldo in Florida federal court, alleging he helped cryptocurrency exchange Binance sell unregistered securities. Read More.

OpenAI, Microsoft Face New Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

A non-fiction author argues that the startup and the tech giant have violated federal law by copying thousands of books without permission. Read More.

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Supreme Court Leans Toward Police Officer in Job Bias Case
The New York Times, December 6, 2023

The officer, Jatonya Muldrow, said she had been transferred to a less desirable position based on her sex. Lower courts said that she had not shown concrete harm.

Conservatives Called Her Artwork ‘Obscene.’ She’s Back for More.
The New York Times, December 6, 2023

Karen Finley, one of the N.E.A. Four, revisits culture wars 25 years after a Supreme Court ruling — amid today’s culture wars — with a work at Art Basel Miami Beach.

Bad and Worse Ways for the Government to Lose the SEC SCOTUS Case
Justia's Verdict, December 6, 2023

Cornell Law professor Michael C. Dorf comments on the pending U.S. Supreme Court case SEC v. Jarkesy, which questions the constitutionality of administrative law judges (ALJs) in the SEC and their role in enforcing securities laws. While Professor Dorf believes the Court should reject all three constitutional challenges presented in the case, he suggests that if the Court does rule against the government, the least disruptive outcome would be based on the removal issue rather than the Seventh Amendment or nondelegation claims.

Justices dismiss “civil rights tester” case
SCOTUSblog, December 5, 2023

In its first opinion of the 2023-24 term in an argued case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday morning threw out a dispute over whether a self-appointed “civil rights tester” has a legal right to file a lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act alleging that... The post Justices dismiss “civil rights tester” case appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

Lying in Repose and Funeral Service
Supreme Court of the United States, December 5, 2023

The Supreme Court’s Search for a More Attractive Gun Rights Case
The New York Times, November 20, 2023

The next big Second Amendment case, after one on domestic violence, could be about whether the government can disarm a man who lied to get food stamps.