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The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 71-World Cup Report-Part IV
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Friedman: Abramson Dismissal a 'Teachable Moment' for Companies
New Program Helps Women Lawyers Return to BigLaw
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: Adjacent Development Rights and Objections
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
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
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If you have ever seen Parks and Recreation, a TV show featuring a cast of funny all-stars such as Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones, then you might be familiar with one episode where Leslie Knope (Poehler) decides it’s time to...more
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Elevator Manufacturer Refused to Rehire Applicant in Retaliation for a Previous Discrimination Complaint, Federal Agency Charges -
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In This Issue:
- Administration Releases Updated Contraception Coverage Rules
- Federal Regulatory Initiatives
- Other Congressional and State Initiatives
- Other Health Care News
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C’est la rentrée : le législateur vous a préparé quelques petites surprises en droit du travail !
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LAD Roundup -
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How can the controversial decision in the Hobby Lobby contraception coverage case impact employers?
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