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Tag: courts

Sep.
1st

The long arm of the law

Nothing like an outrageous court ruling to get the blood flowing in the morning…

This apparently has been making the rounds on the Internet for a few days now, but I just came across it: A federal judge recently ordered Westlaw and Lexis to erase his published opinions from their database. The reason? The order was a condition of Amtrak’s settlement with two Pennsylvania teens who suffered serious burns when they climbed onto a parked rail car.

U.S. District Judge Lawrence F. Stengel vacated his opinions and sent word to Westlaw and Lexis to delete them. Fortunately, bloggers

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