Posts Tagged ‘law’

7 Methods To Prevent Your Party From Being Busted

You want to throw a party. You want it to be a barnburner with as much drama and intrigue as possible. And you don’t want it to get busted. You may think this is a tall order, but it isn’t. It sounds scary and daunting, but it’s not. You can party down like a beast ...

Michigan Protects Online Privacy of Employees and Students with New Law

Michigan has joined a growing number of privacy-conscious states by passing a bill that “prohibit[s] employers and educational institutions from requiring certain individuals to grant access to, allow observation of, or disclose information that allows access to or observation of personal internet accounts.” To put it simply, employers and schools cannot require you to give up your Facebook, ...

Colorado and Washington Universities Face Challenge Over Legalized Marijuana

On Tuesday, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize recreational use and personal possession of marijuana for anyone 21 or older. In addition, Colorado’s Proposition 64 allows for marijuana to be sold in stores with licenses. The marijuana advocacy group, NORML, released a statement saying: “The significance of these events cannot be overstated. ...

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Universities for Google Book Scanning

A lawsuit against a number of universities that participated in Google’s Books project was thrown out by a federal judge on Wednesday. The Authors Guild and various other writers’ guilds claimed the universities committed copyright infringement by scanning books for a repository called the HathiTrust Digial Library. The trust is a collection of 10 million ...