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The Daily Memo - 7/30/07

check.jpgThe head of the House’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection wants to get involved in the whole NBA mobbed-up-referee debacle. (SI)

check.jpgLast week a federal court threw out ordinances passed by a hick Pennsylvania town which was trying to limit where illegal immigrants lived and worked. (CNN)

check.jpgAn advocacy group is suing Google over some North Carolina tax exemptions it negotiated with the state. (c|net news)

check.jpgA Jersey man is suing Starbucks because the lid on his cup of hot tea allegedly detached, causing third-degrees burns when the tea splashed onto his hand. (SeatllePI)

check.jpgWhat’s the matter with trying to get a continuance because you need to take care of your puppies? (Legal Antics)

check.jpgEver-so-slowly, the RIAA may be realizing that its lawsuits aren’t the best way to deal with piracy and the internet, and that maybe “licensing and offering great legal alternatives” might be the better play. (Downloadsquad)

check.jpgCourts are working hard to boost their jury pools, now that “getting out of jury duty is a national pasttime.” (CNN)

check.jpgLast week, a court ordered the Feds to pay over $100 million to four men who were framed by the FBI for a 1965 murder. (CNN)

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Regarding the Starbucks tea issue, didn't this happen a few years ago and they added that "Careful, contents are hot" warning to absolve themselves of future suits?