Detours and Frolics: Week of 5/9

If you need a break from worrying about finals, consider some of these items of interest from the world of law:

  • Starbucks has been sued (right here in Chicago!) for putting too much ice in its iced drinks (ABA Journal)
  • The Supreme Court has granted cert in a case that asks whether a generic cheerleader uniform can be copyrighted: the decision should have far-reaching consequences (Boing Boing)
  • There’s a giant prime number that is illegal to possess or distribute (Gizmodo)
  • Britney Spears’ conservatorship has done well  for her, but is it time for it to end? (Above the Law)
  • Iceland had a parliament from 930 A.D. to 1798 that met in a giant plain: Thingvellir (Law Library of Congress)
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