Here is a rundown of January’s highest scoring lawyers on Justia Legal Answers, along with a look at which Justia Dockets legal filings and Facebook posts readers viewed the most.
Justia Legal Answers’ Top 10 Legal Answerers for January 2012
- Jeffrey Moore, 3050 points, 61 answers
- Brian D. Lerner, 1,395 points, 33 answers
- Andrew Bresalier, 1,100 points, 36 answers
- David Philip Shapiro 980 points, 20 answers
- Don Richardson, 360 points, 8 answers
- Paula Jeanette McGill, 350 points, 7 answers
- Scott Charles MacCabe 350 points, 7 answers
- Terrence Rubino, 325 points, 7 answers
- Jason F. Barnes, 300 points, 6 answers
- Kathryn L. Hudson, 200 points, 4 answers
The Top 10 Legal Filings Viewed in Justia Dockets in January 2012
- A decision denying Southwest Airlines and its pilots union from transferring a pilot’s wages and benefits lawsuit from Florida to Texas.
- A January 2010 federal court opinion concluding that the FDA lacked authority to regulate e-cigarettes
- A consumer class-action lawsuit against Symantec alleging that some of the company’s software products are “scareware” that “does not conduct any actual diagnostic testing” on the computer.
- A court opinion in a sonar fish and underwater structure detection patent case.
- The December 6, 2011 supplemental case management order in a patent lawsuit involving Kelora Systems, LLC
- An opinion and order in a patent case involving a self-described “patent licensing and enforcement firm.”
- The court opinion holding that Rick Perry and other GOP presidential candidates waited to long to challenge the constitutionality of the state’s 10,000 signature requirement to appear on the ballot.
- A court order in the hotly contested video game licensing dispute between Too Human creator Silicon Knights, Inc. and Epic Games, Inc.
- An order in a sex discrimination and retaliation case involving claims under federal and Illinois state law.
- The decision by a federal judge in the District of Columbia to dismiss a pro se plaintiff’s complaint against former President George Bush, and other defendants.
Our Top 10 January 2012 Facebook Posts:
- A new Florida abortion bill (HB 1151) would outlaw all abortions except if a mother’s life is at risk.
- Not surprisingly, the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision that the police may not engage in GPS tracking of suspects without a search warrant was widely read.
- Our friends pondered whether SOPA & PIPA would be completely sunk or just ‘compromised?’
- Justia jurors had a lot to say about whether alimony laws should be changed.
- Folks were interested to learn about a key SOPA sponsor who reportedly violated copyright law.
- Yes, Big Brother was watching when the DHS paid a contractor $1.16M to monitor social networks and blogs for public dissent
- Readers extended sympathy and surprise when a Carnival-owned cruise ship capsized when it ran aground off the Italian coast.
- Should Internet access be a fundamental human right? Our friends had many different answers the question.
- Interest over Gov. Scott Walker recall petition filed by Wisconsin residents was huge.
- Justia friends shared their thoughts about the indefinite detention of military tribunal suspects.
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