News Roundup

  • Dave Stratton writes about the declining number of civil jury trials in Washington, D.C. The numbers surprised me.
  • Overlawyered ponders Grantland’s pondering about the end of football from professional liability lawsuits. I gave an interview to the Atlanta Constitution about this a few weeks ago. I think these cases are going nowhere. Fast. Max Kennerly also has thoughts.
  • More Linsanity. This following statement summarizes all of my opinions about copyright, trademark, and patent law: you should not be able to trademark the word Linsanity. You also should not be able to trademark the word ThreePeat. Yes, Pat Riley. I know you read this blog. I’m talking to you.
  • Personal injury lawyers who chase ambulances in New Jersey may have to chill for a little bit.