Samuel Henderson Translations

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Climate necessity defense may go to trial in Michigan

    The stakes in the fight over climate change could not be higher, and a Michigan jury may soon have the chance to judge those stakes for themselves.   Here is the background: Early in the morning on June 24, 2013, local activist Chris Wahmhoff skateboarded deep into a pipeline segment on an Enbridge Line 6B construction site in Marshall, Michigan. When he emerged after having stopped work on.. Read More

How many patent law decisions has the US Supreme Court issued?

Reading and writing about the Alice decision and its fallout got me wondering: how many patent decisions has the Supreme Court issued altogether? Like most “simple” questions, it turns out that this one doesn’t have a very straightforward answer. But the number is somewhere in the 600-900 range. Inspired by the “breakfast experiments” over on Language Log, I set out to answer the question. But by the time I was.. Read More