September 10, 2019
The gambling industry is one of the most lucrative forms of entertainment in America today. Revenues from gambling in 1998 were greater than those earned from recorded music, theme parks, video games, spectator sports, and movie tickets combined. There appears to be no end in sight to the popularity of gambling in America, as gaming
Beau Thompson, Note, Internet Gambling, 2 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 81 (2001), available http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/12_12NCJLTech812000-2001.pdf.
This Note discusses recent developments in the law of protection of ideas. The present law of protection of ideas differs from state to state. The range in protection theories results from the conflicting goal of protecting one’s “property” from theft and the belief that ideas should be in the public domain. Courts have vied with
Jennifer J. Miller, Note, The Evolving Law of Ideas in Girl Friends Productions, Inc. v. ABC, Inc., 2 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 67 (2001), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/11_12NCJLTech672000-2001.pdf.
Nader’s Traders vs. State Regulators: Examining the Controversy over Internet Vote Swapping in the 2000 Presidential Election
Vote swappers nationwide organized during the 2000 campaign to cast their presidential ballots strategically within the Electoral College system. Their mission: help Vice President Al Gore win enough states to take the presidency while ensuring that Ralph Nader received five percent of the popular vote, thus qualifying the Green Party for federal campaign funding in
Brad Worley, Comment, Nader’s Traders vs. State Regulators: Examining the Controversy over Internet Vote Swapping in the 2000 Presidential Election, 2 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 32 (2001), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/10_12NCJLTech322000-2001.pdf.
Patent law will always be a unique crossover of the legal field with scientific and engineering disciplines. As computer technology takes its place in the landscape of civilization, patent law has had an increasingly difficult time keeping pace with the revolution. The parallel development of internet technology, particularly e-business, has further compounded the problem by
James E. Landis, Recent Development, Amazon.com: A Look at Patenting Computer Implemented Business Methods Following State Street, 2 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 1 (2001), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/09_12NCJLTech12000-2001.pdf.
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