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Legalities of Moving - Interview of Larry Bodine on WRAZ Fox 50
Analysis of Oral Arguments in the Two Same-Sex Marriage Cases Before the Supreme Court
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
Newsbreak: Your Rights
Newsbreak: Sexual Predators on Facebook and More
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Obama Campaign's Top Lawyer: There Is No Voter Fraud: Video
Docs v. Glocks Ruling Lets Physicians Ask About Guns
#NBCfail: Twitter, the Olympics, Guy Adams & Justin Bieber
Video: Know Your Rights as an Accused Noncitizen
Video: Packing Heat Part 2: Homicides Rise as Open Carry Spreads
SCOTUS Stands By Citizens United Decision In Montana Campaign Finance Case
Attorney: Arizona Can't Implement Immigration Law Without Racial Profiling
Facebook "Likes" Are Not Protected Speech Under the First Amendment—Morrison Foerster’s Debbie Rosenbaum
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
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..Large Hospital Systems Settles for $25.5 Million for False Claims Act Allegations
..Catholics’ Challenge to Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Dismissed As Not Ripe
In This Issue:
- Criminal Background Checks on Employees
- Lottery Winnings and Gift Taxes
- Fair Housing Act Doesn’t Apply to Roommates
- Land Purchasers Get Money Back
- LLC Member Personally Liable
Last week, the United States Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Ac, the sweeping new health care law enacted by Congress and signed into law by President Obama in 2010. Proponents and opponents of the law each have...more
Governor Jerry Brown has approved numerous significant new laws affecting California employers. The following highlights some of these changes.
New Mandatory Employee Notification Requirements (AB 469); California...more
The Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act (Public Act 096-1513), which took effect June 1, 2011, provides civil union partners in Illinois all of the legal rights and obligations to which opposite-sex...more
Article first published in The Journal Record - March 17, 2011.
With all the changes that have resulted from the recent health care reform legislation, one change could help make things easier for small employers - the...more
This Article Authored by McAfee & Taft Attorney: Jim Prince.
Effective for Plan Years which begin after September 23, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Patient Protection Act") prohibits...more
On December 22, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service, with the agreement of the United States Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services, announced that non-grandfathered, fully-insured group health plans...more
The good news: IRS has delayed one of the thornier provisions of federal health reform that would affect all employers: changes to W-2 reporting requirements.
The bad news: Employers may well have to change the way they...more
In This Issue:
*First Wave of Health Care Reform About to Hit Group Health Plans
*Insured Health Plans to Comply with Nondiscrimination Rules
*Health Plan Coverage of Adult Children Is Tax Free
*PPACA Provides a...more
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