October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)

    Last month. President Barack Obama proclaimed October 2014 to be National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Cyber threats pose one of the gravest national security dangers the United States faces. They jeopardize our country’s critical infrastructure, endanger our individual … Continue reading

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Four Senators Request Hearing on Privacy and Security Issues

  On October 20, 2014, four U.S. Senators sent a letter to the Chairman, Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), and Ranking Member, John Thune (R-SD), of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. The letter asked the Committee to hold an information-gathering hearing because “the proliferation … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Defamation Jury Instructions

  Arizona’s Civil Jury Instructions are part of the Revised Arizona Jury Instructions (RAJI). They can be valuable resources for lawyers and non-lawyers alike. In 2013, Arizona approved its first set of jury instructions for defamation lawsuits. The State Bar of Arizona publishes these instructions … Continue reading

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Five Tips: Read before Publishing A Bad Online Review

  Sometimes, people are so upset with the services or goods they received or purchased from small or new businesses that they choose to exact their revenge via the Internet. It is not enough for them to just stop patronizing … Continue reading

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How Colorado Courts Define the Word “Defamatory”

  Colorado’s courts use an extensive set of jury instructions for its defamation lawsuits. This helps make defamation litigation more predictable and helps parties evaluate their chances of success at trial. Colorado’s jury instructions may be found in Chapter 22. Defamation (Libel and Slander) of the … Continue reading

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