Latest Richard Posner Stories

Judge Stands Up To Apple & Motorola, Throws Out Their Case With Prejudice
2012-06-25 04:35:39

Well, this isn’t much of a surprise. Judge Posner has thrown out the case between Apple and Motorola with prejudice, meaning neither side can refile this case, though they can appeal the ruling, should they wish to continue pushing Judge Posner’s buttons.

2012-06-15 21:11:00

Apple will face off against Google’s Motorola next week in the ongoing war between Android and iOS.

Can Law Officers Search Your Cellphone Without A Warrant?
2012-03-02 11:01:08

A US federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled that law officers have the right to search a cellphone for its phone number without a warrant, following a recent Indiana case in which prosecutors used evidence that police found on cellphones during an arrest.

2009-06-24 17:21:00

CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hal Turner, an intermittent Internet radio talk show host and blogger, was arrested today by FBI agents at his home in North Bergen, N.J., on a federal complaint filed in Chicago alleging that he made Internet postings threatening to assault and murder three federal appeals court judges in Chicago in retaliation for their recent ruling upholding handgun bans in Chicago and a suburb. Internet postings on June 2 and 3 proclaimed "outrage" over the...

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.