Starting on July 1, 2013, business owners will no longer be permitted to keep guns out of their parking lots. A new law signed by the governor decriminalizes keeping a gun in a privately-owned car if the following conditions...more
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick recently signed a bill that will require direct service providers who receive funding from the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide workplace violence prevention...more
The US Senate recently approved the Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act (TTSCA) in an effort to eradicate a loophole brought to life in a recent Second Circuit case, US vs. Aleynikov, +676 F.3d 71. The new Act is...more
A settlement related to BP's involvement in the Deepwater Horizon Oil spill includes the largest criminal penalty in US history and serious charges against some employees.
The result in the BP oil spill case demonstrates...more