James Cooper

  • Free Speech, Wall Street

    Breaking: Judge Stallman Rules Against Occupy Wall Street Protesters

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg can have his way with the Occupy Wall Street protesters. According to the Associated Press, Justice Michael Stallman of New York Supreme Court just shot down the Temporary Restraining Order sought by the protesters against Mayor Bloomberg. Let’s hope everybody keeps their cool. The ruling on the TRO appears below…

    66 Comments / / Nov 15, 2011 at 4:51 PM
  • Free Speech, Religion, Wall Street

    On The Train With Occupy Protesters As They Roll Toward Trinity Church

    Elie bumped into some would-be Occupy Wall Street protesters looking to join the movement after the main group was evicted from Zuccotti Park under the cover of darkness early yesterday morning. The people on the train asked for my legal advice. He laughed — then told them he could do them one better. Let’s see if we can’t crowdsource a legal recourse for the Occupy protesters now that big bad Bloomberg has put his jackboot on the movement….

    117 Comments / / Nov 15, 2011 at 1:03 PM
  • Law Schools, Lawsuit of the Day, Sexual Harassment

    Thomas Jefferson School of Law Sued Again

    Boy, it has not been a fun 2011 for Thomas Jefferson School of Law. The school has already been sued in a first-of-its-kind lawsuit over its allegedly misleading employment statistics. Even if all the allegations against the school are true, TJSL would be guilty of doing what a bunch of other law schools do; they’d […]

    43 Comments / / Jul 6, 2011 at 3:23 PM