Monthly Archives: April 2011

Jury Rules Against Mattel in Doll Case

April 21, 2011 – It is not often you get a guy to pay attention to a case involving dolls. But this case has piqued my interest. Earlier today, a federal jury in California found that Mattel misappropriated trade secrets belonging to MGA Entertainment. These trade secrets involved the sale, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of […]

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Japan Airlines Sued for Complicity in Parental Kidnapping

April 15, 2011 — This is an interesting case, and was quite entertaining to research. The problem described herein in somewhat endemic. Something needs done about it. The United States is trying the Diplomatic and Political channels, to no avail. Perhaps trying to make the air lines and travel agencies think twice before deliberately turning […]

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Supreme Court Dismisses Voucher Challenge

April 5, 2011 — In a decision announced today, the Supreme Court permitted Arizona to continue its School Voucher Program. Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn, 563 U.S. ___ (2011). The decision did not address any First Amendment (“Establishment Clause”) issue substantively. Instead it focused on what we lawyers call “standing.” Standing is a […]

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