Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
A Moment of Simple Justice - Stop Talking
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Bringing a Lawsuit to Find Out What Happened and Why
A Moment of Simple Justice - Death by Cop
A Moment of Simple Justice - Ferguson & the Media
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
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
James Ryan, the Partner-in-Charge of the Education Litigation Department of Cullen and Dykman LLP was recently featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education, regarding the highly publicized University of Florida (the...more
The European Court of Human Rights takes a stand on the ne bis in idem principle intervening on the relationship between administrative and criminal violations involving identical facts. Two recent decisions give interesting...more
The Alabama Firearms Act of 2013 was signed by Gov. Bentley in May, 2013, thus the effective date should be (at the latest) 08/01/2013.
This long overdue law changed Alabama's system of issuing concealed carry weapon's...more
California attorney Joseph Cavallo was convicted of violating Title 10, CCR section 2071, "recommendation of attorney by bail licensee". The authority to prosecute violations of the bail licensing regulations lies with the...more
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a “Questions and Answers” document regarding the application of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)...more
LAW AND GOVERNANCE IN THE FACE OF PUBLIC PRESSURE: A perspective in the backdrop of public outrage over the New Delhi gang rape incident
The paper examines the possible consequences of an executive under public pressure to...more
Give your company the gift of an immigration audit this year – it may just keep your company off the government’s naughty list. Here are the top 12 immigration mistakes employers made in 2012...more
Employers may not run criminal background checks until after a conditional offer of employment is made and may only run checks on those working in "sensitive" positions.
Effective November 18, most employers that operate...more
On October 9, 2012, the State Council’s Information Office released a white paper on China’s Judicial System and Reform Process. The report reviews China's judicial system and reform process, and emphasizes the need for...more
Twenty years ago less than 100 companies worldwide disclosed or reported on their supply chain compliance or corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices. Those that did were trailblazers supporting the idea that...more
With that disarming salutation, a little over a year ago Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced new Department of Education mandates, issued under Title IX of the Education Amendments of...more
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
As I get closer to the five year anniversary of this blog next month, I continue to take a look again at topics I covered early on. One of those topics was the oft-overlooked statute of Conn. Gen. Stat. 53-303e. That...more
Government of Pakistan announced Sexual harassment policy 2012...more
If a Red Notice subject applies for and is granted political asylum in a given country, does that necessarily mean that his claim to INTERPOL of politically motivated criminal charges will be successful?
And if a Red...more
In This Alert:
•February Visa Bulletin, EB-2 for China and India Moves 12 Months
•USCIS Ameliorates I-601 Waiver Policy for Immigrants Subject to the 3/10 Year Bar
•Five States Add E-Verify Requirements for...more
This is one of the "May Issue" applications. It is not as bad as many were....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
Years after the Supreme Court Put the Ball in Congress’s Court,the Sentencing Commission Can Finally Spur Action
The US Sentencing Commission is confronting a challenge to its own existence. Critics of the Commission’s...more
This is an ongoing informal project for my human rights module, it will be accompanied by a short essay for the purposes of coursework submission. The first part will be completed in the first term and in the second term this...more
TRIBUNAL EUROPEO DE DERECHOS HUMANOS...more
In This Issue:
1. Openers; 2. ABCs of Immigration Law: J-1 Visas for Exchange Visitors; 3. Ask Visalaw.com; 4. Border and Enforcement News: Border apprehensions down 36 percent, says CBP, ICE announces more audits of...more
The legend goes that Harland Stonecipher, the founder of Pre-Paid Legal Services, was involved in a car wreck way back in July 1969.
Stonecipher had no legal coverage or protection from the legal bills that began to pile up....more
In response to a lawsuit seeking to prevent Mrs. Brooke Gray from earning a living using the knowledge and skills she has developed for nearly a decade, Gray invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to answer questions that...more
Crime victim requested compensation for injuries received as a result of a crime. Board denied benefits and circuit court affirmed. Appellate court found that contibution to injuries was required for board to deny claim. ...more
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