How to Keep Your Business from Being Sued

As a small business owner, the last thing you want is to be sued by a customer, a competitor or any other party. Unfortunately, you don’t always have control over the actions of others. Whether it is due to a mistake made by your company, a misunderstanding or just plain greed, there is always the … Read more →

Should Law Firms Use Social Media Accounts?

The modern era of attorney advertising probably began with 1977’s Bates v. Arizona State Bar. A sharply divided Supreme Court essentially legalized lawyer advertising as an acceptable form of commercial speech. As far as the Justices were concerned, the Arizona Bar’s presumption that all lawyers already had clients and did not need to advertise was … Read more →

Everything you need to know about court reporters: who they are, how they work, how much they earn and more

A law reporter or a court reporter transcribes spoken words in written form. They have the responsibility of producing the official transcripts of court hearings and official proceedings. Court reporters do not use a standard QWERTY keyboard. They have special phonetic keyboards or stenograph machines that have only 22 keys. The stress on the phonetic … Read more →

Trademark Website

Trying to get the perfect website name is almost impossible. If you have a competitive niche or topic, getting the perfect name is impossible. Sometimes it is possible to get something close to your perfect domain name. If this is you, stop! You may be setting yourself up for trouble. Finish this article to find … Read more →

The Increase in Mobile Biometric Device Use by Law Enforcement Agencies

Over 100 years ago, a French police officer named Alphonse Bertillon (April 24, 1853 – February 13, 1914) applied the anthropological technique of anthropometry to law enforcement. Anthropometry was used for the purpose of understanding human physical variation and in various attempts to correlate physical with racial and psychological traits eventually becoming the first scientific system used … Read more →

How to block annoying EU cookie alerts in 3 simple steps

As the topic of the online tracking and privacy becomes increasingly sensitive, some national governments try to regulate this. However, as it often happens, the implementation of new laws leaves much to be desired. EU Cookie Law An EU cookie law is a good example of a poor implementation of a great idea. Since the … Read more →

New Cookie law might require users to “opt-in” on Danish websites

We have covered the European Union “cookie issue” in a few previous articles: February 2009: New Cookie Law Will Require User Consent Before Placing Cookies December 2009: The Dreaded Cookie Law Crumbles November 2010: EU’s Cookie Law still being chewed on – might end up requiring users to “opt-in” for browser cookies… Now there’s once … Read more →

EU’s Cookie Law still being chewed on – might end up requiring users to “opt-in” for browser cookies…

A year ago we wrote about a new European Union cookie law which would require user consent before placing cookies on a computer. A month later we wrote how the cookie law crumbled as it wasn’t carried into effect yet because of issues with the original wording of the Act. In this case, a cookie … Read more →

I wish I could play online poker on my iPhone…

I remember back in the days, probably 6-7 years ago, when online poker was really starting to become popular. It was everywhere, on television, in the newspapers, online – they gave us updates from the big tournaments such as WPT, WSOP etc. Then there was a few poker players who sort of became “celebrities” in … Read more →