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Mike Scarcella
Works at The National Law Journal
Attended The Johns Hopkins University
Lives in Washington, D.C.
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The U.S. Navy is accused of unlawfully installing virtual reality software on hundreds of thousands of computers.
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“On reflection, my recent remarks in response to press inquiries were ill-advised and I regret making them." #RBG   #SCOTUS  
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U.S. appeals court today: Venable partner made false statements to investor group in deal for pre-IPO #Facebook shares

Read the Ninth Circuit opinion:

http://pdfserver.amlaw.com/nlj/venable_facebook_20160711.pdf
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“So what’s Mr. Trudeau doing now? Ten years in a federal prison.”
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"This case tells everyone, white and black, guilty and innocent, that an officer can verify your legal status at any time. It says that your body is subject to invasion while courts excuse the violation of your rights."
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Secrecy and the #CFPB:

"At least some of the plaintiffs would likely suffer debilitating injury if their identities are disclosed," a judge says.


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Ted Olson can't make a splash in this #SEC  case in the Second Circuit.
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BREAKING: Tom Brady loses #Deflategate  appeal. Again.

Tom Brady's petition challenging punishment in #Deflategate is denied by full 2nd Cir. today

http://pdfserver.amlaw.com/nlj/brady_petition_20160713.pdf
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“This case is a transparent and manifestly premature attempt by one of the world’s largest drug companies—AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP—to block generic competition.”
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Major win today for reproductive rights advocates. #SCOTUS  
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"The notion that we would penalize the relatively minor burns caused by splattered hot water more heavily than we would penalize the life-threatening consequences of children sitting astride flaming mini-bikes is baffling to me, to put it charitably."
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  • The National Law Journal
    Staff Writer, 2008 - present
  • The Sarasota Herald-Tribune
    Staff Writer, 2002 - 2008
  • The Baltimore Sun
    Staff Writer, 2001 - 2002
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Washington, D.C.
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"...As I look back over a misspent life, I find myself more and more convinced that I had more fun doing news reporting than in any other enterprise. It is really the life of kings."
Introduction
Mike Scarcella, an editor and writer at The National Law Journal in D.C., is a Baltimore native and fixed-gear cyclist. He's still waiting to get the word "defenestration" into an article. Contact him at mscarcella@alm.com and follow him on Twitter @MikeScarcella.
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Baltimore Sun headline confirms I once threw a perfect game in high school.
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  • The Johns Hopkins University
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