Should feeding stray dogs be banned?

Humans have lived in harmony with dogs for over 30,000 years. But what that means now is no longer clear. Animal activists have long argued that stray dogs have an inalienable right to life and food and no one should be prevented to feed dogs that reside in their communities.…

Are private sting operations legal?

Consider this. An employee of your company has run off with your confidential documents and takes up employment with a competitor. You need to act fast and get a court injunction that prevents him from sharing your valuable trade secrets with your rivals. The company needs evidence to prove the…

Crypto Crazed: Regulating digital assets

It’s always the same old story. Computer nerds develop disruptive technologies that threaten to upend traditional economics and alter human conduct. Legal regulators then clamber to make sense of shifting market forces and domesticating the animal. In recent history, Cryptocurrencies are the latest of troublesome creations that have been vexing…

Are pre-nuptial agreements enforceable?

If you demand the terms of separation before you marry, people will believe many things of you: that you are cynical, or prudent, or just simply mean. What the world will not accept is that you are a hopeless romantic, swayed only by grand ideals of love. You can claim…

The case for non-compete clauses

The non-compete clause has been troubling people for over six hundred years. Back in 1414, one Mr. John Dyer signed a contract not to ply his trade in the same town as that of his master for six months after his apprenticeship concluded. When the master attempted to enforce this…