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The Daily Memo - 2/11/08

check.jpgThe Oregon Supremes thumb their noses at the real Supremes, reinstating the whole $75.9 million punitive damages award against Philip Morris, an award the Supremes overturned last year. (Law.com

check.jpgBut your honor, it is total bullshit! (Legal Antics)

check.jpgTwo civil liberties groups are taking it to the Department of Homeland Security over excessive searches/screenings of folks’ laptops and cellphones, with agents snooping through people’s data. (Nota Bene)

check.jpgHmmmm … I’m suddenly finding the new voice of the WSJ Law Blog to be a dubious one indeed, what with him declaring that ABC’s latest turd, “Eli Stone,” is “a feel-good romp.” (WSJ Law Blog)

check.jpgNote to self — don’t drive past police barricades with a gun and drugs in plain sight. (KOMO-TV)

check.jpgShit. The Ninth Circuit is moving to e-filing, which I’ve found to largely be a disaster down in the Central District, so far. (Nota Bene)

check.jpgNow smokers are being sued by their neighbors. (Overlawyered)

check.jpgJesus — a homeowner pulled a shotgun on a Dish Network repairman “and threatened to kill him if he didn’t fix the TV.” (Consumerist)