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The Daily Memo - 3/6/07

check.jpgThe FCC hasn’t done enough damage to television yet, so it wants to ask Congress for “a broad expansion of its authority to regulate the content of television programming,” including control of cable programming. (The Hollywood Reporter, Esq.)

check.jpgA man is suing a tattoo parlor because his “CHI-TOWN” tattoo actually reads “CHI-TONW.” (Overlawyered)

check.jpgBlawg Review #98 covers the usual range of legal posts, although the author’s “favorite posts are those about grammar, punctuation, and word usage.” …to each his/her own, I suppose. (Research and Writing Law Blog)

check.jpg“U.S. Attorney Scandal Update: Who’s to blame for those alarming Patriot Act revisions?” (Slate)

check.jpgGood news - you’re acquitted of felony drug possession charges. Bad news - you’re still going to spend a hefty 33 months in the clink for contempt after repeatedly calling your judge a “son of a bitch.” (The Legal Reader)

check.jpgGM is being sued over faulty speedometers. (The Seattle Times)

check.jpgSigh…”Calif. teens arrested for enforcing law.” (UPI)

check.jpgIndiana property owners have no duty to clear ice and snow from their sidewalks, so even if local ordinances say they can be hit with a fine, folks who slip and fall can’t successfully sue them for damages. (IndyStar.com)