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
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
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Every now and then, it’s worth it for even the most seasoned HR professional to receive a reminder about best practices in the workplace. Ensuring compliance with our Top Ten Tips list below, will help to keep your workplace...more
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As we conclude this 50 For 50 series, we look to the future of employment law. As we see it, the biggest change in the workplace has been the emergence of social media. According to recent surveys, nearly three-quarters of...more
In the continuing battle between Apple and Samsung, Samsung recently filed an emergency motion to stay pending reexamination of an Apple patent. To analyze whether the stay was appropriate, the district court provided an...more
Paper included in the CLE materials for a panel on which I was a participant at the American Intellectual Property Law Association's annual meeting on October 24, 2013. The Panel was entitled "Trademarks, Goodwill and Free...more
FRANCHISOR 101: FRANCHISOR NOT LIABLE FOR ACTIONS OF FRANCHISEE'S MANAGERS -
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We are pleased to present the 31st edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we highlight cases and news addressing the inclusion of binding forum selection clauses in corporate...more
Breast Cancer – Patents
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The Supreme Court today handed down a far reaching decision throwing out an attempt by Congress to deny the benefits conferred by federal law on same sex couples legally married under state law holding that the Defense of...more
June 21 (Bloomberg Law) -- Marcia Coyle, Chief Washington Correspondent for The National Law Journal, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about her new book entitled "The Roberts Court: The Struggle For The Constitution."...more
Plaintiff operates a website called Community College Review. It received multiple cease and desist letters, which escalated in the severity of their threats, from counsel for certain institutions about which routine,...more
From the Preliminary Statement:
This is not yet another case of a member of an ethnic group seeking registration of a supposedly offensive slur on the ground that group members, or he in particular, have “embraced” the...more
In This Issue:
- Asia Employment Law Update
- France Employment Law Update
- UK Employment Law Update
- United States Employment Law Update...more
The law of geolocational privacy continued to evolve in 2012 even though the Supreme Court sidestepped the issue in a potential landmark case.
Despite the lack of clarity from the Supreme Court, there will be more...more
An Indiana statute prohibiting most registered sex offenders from using social networking websites is unconstitutional because it is an overly broad infringement of First Amendment rights.
The Indiana law prohibited...more
[Ed. Note: In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we'd like to re-run one of our favorite seasonal blog posts, thereby honoring Dr. King's legacy not only as a visionary and civil rights leader, but also as a copyright...more
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No Daubert Hearing Equals $10 Million Error in 9th Circuit
The U.S. Supreme Court isn’t the only judicial panel to wrestle with difficult Daubert questions lately.
While the Supreme Court ponders the potential fate of...more
The U.S. Supreme Court's new term began on the first Monday of October, its first public meeting since the Court's high-profile health care decision in June, and there already are a number of cases that will have a...more
Table of Contents:
- Claybrook v. American Broadcasting Company:
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This is the reply brief in an appeal concerning the question of whether it is proper for a court to enter, as a sanction for litigation non-compliance, a default judgment and a seven-figure statutory damages award against a...more
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- In Tennis Channel Carriage Dispute with Comcast, Ball is Now in Appeals Court
- Crimson Tide Infringement Claims Turned Back by Artist's Fair Use Defense
- Citius, Altius, Litigious: USOC,...more
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