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JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
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PODCAST - Inside Law - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
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Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
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Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
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Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
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The petitioner sought an order forcing PissedConsumer.com, an Internet message board, to provide— on virtually no notice, and without any notice to the third parties involved — information identifying one or more anonymous...more
In his Renewed Motion to Dismiss (“the Motion”), Mr. Frey established that the
First Amended Complaint (“FAC”) fails utterly, as did its predecessor, to meet the
standards required to sustain a lawsuit under Fed. R. Civ. P....more
From the Introduction:
This is a motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s First Amended Complaint (“FAC”). In moving to dismiss the first Complaint filed in this action, defendant John Patrick Frey (and former defendant Christi Frey)...more
A recent Department of Justice settlement with a debt collection law firm that was accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act exemplifies the mounting federal scrutiny of the debt collection industry....more
The State of Texas may find out and it may be more applicable to your site than you think. In early filing for the 2013 legislative session, Democratic state Senator Leticia Van de Putte proposed a bill aimed at stopping at...more
If you believe you may have a claim for violation of your privacy rights or are a party to a court case that involves the right to privacy, you may what to give this post a read.
Contact: George E. Bourguignon, Jr.,...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
In This Issue:
- “Here’s Looking At You, Kid” - The EEOC Looks For Beauty Bias By James J. McDonald, Jr. (Irvine) -
The EEOC is currently investigating Marylou’s Coffee, a chain of Massachusetts coffee shops, for...more
A federal district court in Massachusetts has rejected arguments by Netflix that its “Watch Instantly” streaming website is not a “place of public accommodation” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), and...more
Opinion and order denying the motions by Ascentive, LLC and Classic Brands, LLC for a preliminary injunction censoring consumer complaint about the companies on the PissedConsumer.com website.
The companies' legal...more
Employers are heralding the U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week in Wal Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 564 U.S. __, No. 10-277 (June 20, 2011), which decertified a class of 1.5 million current and former Wal-Mart employees....more
SUPER INJUNCTIONS, TWITTER, THE PERCEIVED IMPOTENCE OF THE ENGLISH COURTS IN THE U.S. AND SCOTLAND, CRISES IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL SETTLEMENT..... Every day sees a new twist in the ongoing media driven frenzy. For once, this...more
Paul Levy of Public Citizen is the primary author of this brief. This description is taken from Public Citizen's website (http://www.citizen.org/litigation/forms/cases/getlinkforcase.cfm?cID=655).
Jermaine Hall, the...more
In This Issue:
Final Regulations Published for Genetic Information Non- Discrimination Act By: Jeffrey M. Schlossberg
As described in RMF's May 2008 Employment Alert, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)...more
The proposed new IP-enforcement law, COICA, is meant to be address a very real problem. But it threatens to cause its own set of new problems, and ignores the real reform of IP law that Congress continues to sidestep in...more
This was a lawsuit consisting of five different versions of a defamation claim, brought against a website and an unknown number of anonymous defendants. The website, called PissedConsumer.com, was operated by movant, Opinion...more
Published in Information and Communications Law, Routledge
It is an inevitable consequence of plausible anonymity and deliberately lax regulation that the potential for ‘virtual’ harassment or...more