Daily Archives: January 17, 2013 - 5 results


Stopping Your Cyberbully [Podcast]

Matt:  Welcome to Lawyers.com Radio. I’m Matt Plessner, and we’re going to be covering cyberbullying. We’ll talk about what it means, and what it covers. We’re speaking with Traverse Internet Law attorney, Enrico Schaefer.   Cyberbullying Defined Enrico:  Cyberbullying is a term that people use when they’re talking about harassment on the Internet using email, chat, social media, blogs or bulletin boards, targeting someone specifically and harassing him or her. It’s not so much a legal term as it is …

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Monster Energy Drink Accused in Teen Death [Video]

  After drinking two large cans of Monster Energy Drink within 24 hours, 14-year-old Anais Fournier of Hagerstown, Md. died of cardiac arrest. Gabe Silverman reports on the wrongful death and class action lawsuits filed by Anais’s parents against the makers of Monster Energy Drink. Their lawyer, Kevin Goldberg of Goldberg, Finnegan & Mester says if the company had used a warning label that individuals with underlying heart conditions should not consume energy drinks, Anais would not be dead, today. …

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Sports Bar on the Hook for Drunk Customer’s Crash

A sports bar is on the hook for $2 million for serving an underage client who then got behind the wheel and ran over a pedestrian and 2-year-old child. Isaac Sanchez was holding his 2-year-old nephew and standing on the side of a road when a drunk driver drove off the road and over a lawn before hitting him. His nephew was thrown from his arms but was not hurt, while Sanchez was seriously injured. He only remembers part of …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime Internet Law by Aaron Kase  
Feds Hound Internet Pioneer to Suicide for File Downloads

Facing relentless prosecutors who pressed 13 charges carrying up to 35 years in prison and millions in fines, Internet trailblazer Aaron Swartz committed suicide this weekend. ”He was killed by the government,” his father said to mourners at his son’s funeral in suburban Chicago. “Aaron’s death is not simply a personal tragedy. It is the product of a criminal justice system rife with intimidation and prosecutorial overreach. Decisions made by officials in the Massachusetts U.S. Attorney’s office and at MIT contributed …

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Posted 1 year ago in Government gun rights by Michele Bowman  
New York Enacts Stiffest Gun Control Law in the Nation

Making good on promises by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state leaders, New York has passed a new gun control law that is likely the toughest in the United States. The law follows in the wake of several suicide- rampage shootings involving semi-automatic weapons and is the first of its kind offered as a solution to such tragedies.   NY SAFE on the Books The new law, titled the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act (NY SAFE), tightens …

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