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FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
What to expect from FCC Post-Governement Shutdown
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
Jason Maloni on Data Security
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
PODCAST - Inside Law - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
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"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
On 8 September 2013, Tokyo was chosen as the host city for the 2020 Olympic Games. Tokyo is set to host the Games of the XXXII Olympiad from 25 July - 9 August 2020, and the Paralympic Games from 25 August...more
Managing litigation effectively, including controlling legal costs, especially litigation costs, is important for business owners, small and large. A recent article in InsideCounsel suggests that an important part of...more
On January 1, 2013, new rules governing indemnification in construction contracts went into effect under SB 474 in California. The new law impacts commercial real estate, and public and residential projects.
The big picture...more
The US Supreme Court sometimes makes news by refusing to hear cases, not by taking them. That was certainly the case on May 29, 2012 when the Supreme Court declined to hear a case in which Minnesota’s high court upheld state...more
The same tools and practices that help technology users maintain and administer their computer systems in an efficient and confidential manner may also be used improperly to spoil digital data and other evidence that is...more
In the years between 2003 and 2007, buyers were beating down the doors to buy lots in vacation developments in the mountains and at the beach. Developers could not produce lots fast enough to keep up with demand, and...more
Little did I know when I was writing What’s in an Orange-Colored Home Improvement Business Name? — that two days later, orange-color marks would be asserted in a trademark infringement lawsuit filed in Minnesota federal...more
A recent column in the ENR shares a plethora of good advice for structural engineers–and any design professional–who wants to avoid a lengthy, ugly construction claim lawsuit. Among the good gems in the article:
Here’s a recent case we thought our readers would be interested in that was posted in our May 2012 Media Law Bulletin. When Looney Ricks Kiss Architects, Inc. (Looney) created an architectural design known as the Island...more
When Looney Ricks Kiss Architects, Inc. (Looney) created an architectural design known as the Island Park Apartments in 1996, it probably wasn't thinking of insurance coverage law. But, it appears likely that Looney's...more
When building a new radio station, the FCC gives broadcasters three years in which to construct. The deadline for construction can only be extended for limited reasons (referred to as circumstances that justify...more
The FCC today released its further Public Notice in connection with FCC Auction No. 93, which offers for sale 119 construction permits for new FM radio stations in various communities across the...more
In This Edition:
*Law & Policy Updates:
..Henry Gifford’s Lawsuit Against U.S. Green Building Council Dismissed; LEED 101: A Look at the Proposed LEED Update - LEED 2012; and ML Strategies Energy and Environment...more
Does LEED-certification necessarily correlate to building energy savings? That is the crux of a lawsuit filed by Henry Gifford (along with an architect, engineer, and consultant) against the United States Green Building...more
Interested in A/E/C marketing Best Practices? Attend a free webinar this Thursday, sponsored by the Construction Marketing Association (CMA).
The webcast will be held Thursday, September 15, 2011, at 2pm ET. Free!...more
The failure to follow FCC filing rules when a station finished construction of new facilities under a construction permit will apparently cost a radio station $7000 according to a recent Notice of Apparent Liability released...more
The recent decision of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals which overturned the FCC's 2007 rulings on newspaper-broadcast cross ownership and on diversity initiatives, took an unexpected turn today. The FCC issued a Public...more
The NSW Court of Appeal on 1 November 2010 in Lucas Stuart Pty Ltd v Hemmes Hermitage Pty Ltd  NSWCA allowed an injunction preventing a call upon the performance bond because of the possible likely damage to the...more
In This Issue:
*Department of Labor Issues Guidance on FMLA’s Definition of In Loco Parentis
*Ruling Continues Trend of Courts Strictly Construing Terms of Construction Contract
*Overtime Lawsuit for Use of PDA's...more
SZD’s Public Law Practice Group shares its review of important Ohio public and municipal case law. Please review our relevant public law case summaries from April - June, 2010. Cases are organized by topic, listed...more