VOL. 121 | NO. 95 | Thursday, May 4, 2006
Bookstore owners ask community to help keep the doors open
In the winner-take-all, Texas hold 'em competition that is the world of retail, how many small bookstore owners can say they have a credit card slip signed by actor Gene Hackman lovingly taped to their refrigerator?
You don't have to see a billboard along Interstate 240 to know that DNA testing has been accepted as a part of the mainstream legal system. The "Who's the Daddy?" billboards posted across the city can seem sensational, but DNA testing is being used quietly in the legal community in everything from criminal to family law.
Many aspects of the law seem abstract and incomprehensible to the lay person, but probably none more than the concept of intellectual property.