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The settlement in the Uber self-driving car case is confidential, but it still says a lot about how to settle a high-profile case. In the big picture, it isn’t so much about the money. Of course, money is almost always the currency of civil settlements. But settling a high-profile case for a company like Uber …

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Gun violence has become a serious and widespread problem in the U.S. While many people are calling for stricter gun control laws, one retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice has a more drastic solution: repeal the Second Amendment. Justice John Paul Stevens called for repealing the Second Amendment in an op-ed piece he wrote in the …

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Now that spring is officially here, families are going away for spring break, and gearing up for summer vacations. And while you may only be fortunate enough to get a working vacation, if you have the right tech accessories, you won’t have to stay behind at the hotel while the rest of the family hits …

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A Federal District Court of Appeals decision in Oracle v. Google could leave the search giant on the hook for billions in damages to Oracle. The appeal is making headlines not just over the potentially astronomical damages, but also due to the discussion of fair use when it comes to code copyrights. The appellate court overturned …

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President Trump has made it clear that immigration reform is one of his priorities. So, it’s no surprise that the Trump administration has decided to put a question back on the U.S. census asking about citizenship. The Justice Department asked officials to add the question about citizenship because it said that it needed better data …

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When the legendary Babe Ruth stepped to the plate, crowds cheered and feared as they waited for his next home run. He hit 60 in 1927, a record that stood for 34 years. About a century later, the world’s biggest internet companies are stepping up to the plate on net neutrality. The Internet Association has …

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Spring break is the glorious week in which college students get a break from school to do what they wish. But, even though spring break seems to have become synonymous with partying and freedom, there are still certain rules to be mindful of when it comes to spring break travel. The following are some tips …

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Despite all the hype, the cryptocurrency game seems to be filled with risks beyond just the usual risk of financial loss that comes along with any investment activity. And beyond the security issues that come along with decentralized, non-fiat currencies, users also need to be careful about who they choose to handle their digital transactions. …

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While getting a divorce requires a couple to decide on certain issues surrounding their children, such as child custody and child support, involving your kids in the process is not necessary. A divorce can be emotionally taxing on the couple ending a marriage, but can also be very difficult for the couple’s kids. For this …

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Cook County, Illinois, which voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton in 2016, will have its revenge. The Democratic stronghold has sued Facebook in the ballooning analytics scandal, in which the social media giant provided user information to a Trump-affiliated political consulting firm. It is apparently the first public entity to join the cascade of lawsuits against …

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