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Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
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Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
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#NBCfail: Twitter, the Olympics, Guy Adams & Justin Bieber
SCOTUS Stands By Citizens United Decision In Montana Campaign Finance Case
Attorney: Arizona Can't Implement Immigration Law Without Racial Profiling
Supreme Court Decision Could Spur New Immigration Laws
Evolving Free Speech Legislation Threatens the Rights of Property Owners
Free Speech and Shopping Malls: Resources to Help Landlords and Property Owners Stay Compliant
As you may have read in our previous blog post, prudent employers should embrace the “righteous whistleblower” in service of their culture of compliance. But what is an employer to do when a whistleblower has engaged in...more
In 2010, the New Jersey Supreme Court created a qualified privilege for an employee taking documents to support an employment discrimination suit. However, this past December, in State of New Jersey v. Ivonne Saavedra, the...more
In This Issue:
Pennsylvania’s Appellate Court Concludes Lifetime CDL Disqualification Was Proper and NLRB's New Ruling Could Spell Trouble in Harassment Investigations
Excerpt from Pennsylvania’s Appellate...more
In Woods v. Carey the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided a case on the recovery of attorney fees in the context of a prisoner defending a judgment on appeal....more
Our Birmingham office had the honor last week of hosting a training conference for those who will be participants in the operation of a new Homeless Court in the City of Birmingham Municipal Court....more
If you have just been served a notice about a restraining order, you should read this post, and fast!
Contact: George E. Bourguignon, Jr., Esq.
Phone: (508) 769-1359 or (413) 746-8008
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY of the OIG Report:
During law enforcement operations, state and local law enforcement agencies often seize assets and proceeds from assets linked to criminal activity. The purpose of the seizures...more
The following contains some pertinent information that might be of help to you as you become involved in the criminal justice system as a victim or witness.
Apprehension and Arrest of the Accused
There are three basic...more
In This Issue:
- Employers Need Only Provide (Not Ensure) Meal And Rest Breaks Brinker Rest. Corp. v. Superior Court, 53 Cal. 4th 1004 (2012)
- Employees Did Not Violate Federal Statute By Misappropriating...more
Article II Section 12 of the Constitution provides that the State shall protect and strengthen the family as a basic autonomous social institution. As a policy of the State, it is the duty of the State to fortify the union of...more
If you are unsure how to comply with a court order or have been accused of contempt of court or are wondering what could happen if it is found that you did not comply with a court order, then you want to give this your...more
In a case of first impression, the United States District Court considered a crime victim's representative's right under federal law to proceeding free from unreasonable delay. The court granted (1) both the victim's...more
De kritische noot die wij hier kraken ziet op de invoeging van het nieuwe artikel 11a Advocatenwet, en dan met name het eerste lid van het artikel. De formalisering van de geheimhoudingsplicht van de advocaat is een zet met...more
Implementing policies prohibiting race and sexual harassment in the work environment is not enough. Too many employers I come across in my work as a lawyer do not have any form of investigation policy attached to their...more
I wrote this Paralegal Spotlight for Paralegal Today (July/Sept 2010) featuring Ken Berry, a litigation paralegal and award-winning prisoner advocate. Incarcerated for eight years due to a wrongful conviction, Berry turned...more
Accused by a government agency of engaging in criminal activity, Brooke Gray has for months been fighting to be given the constitutional protections usually afforded to the criminally accused: a presumption of innocence, the...more
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Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms in intrastate, interstate, and maritime travel from a U.S. merchant seaman's point of view. Case started as a simple judicial review of the U.S. Coast Guard's Final Agency Action...more
Animal Law Update - August 2010...more
Although anonymous juries have been de rigueur in cases of national prominence, their use in routine matters is a recent trend. The Repercussions of Anonymous Juries examines the increasing use of anonymous juries and the...more
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Civil Miscellaneous application under Section 151 of the Civil Procedure Code is being filed in the light of new facts which have emerged about the nexus of Police with Drug mafia SO AS TO REITERATE THE PRAYER made in the...more
Decisão do Superior Tribunal de Justiça que reconheceu ao réu o direito à indenização por danos morais, decorrentes da ilegalidade da prisão preventiva, seja porque após...more
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