A Moment of Simple Justice - Vaccines
Polsinelli Podcast - Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Consequences for Corporations
Government’s Health Care Fraud “Cash Cow” Keeps Mooing
Investment Management Update- 2014 Election Impact
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
Polsinelli Podcast - Republicans Gain Control of the U.S. Senate - How That May Impact Health Reform
Karl Rove's Efforts to "Buy" Courts Harmed America, Says Legendary Attorney
Crisis at the Border Shows Problems in US Immigration Law
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Aquila on M&A: Dealmaking is Back
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
ATL Law School Rankings: All About The Jobs
What Comes Next in Derivatives Regulation?
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
Only in DC: Ethics Rule Permits Non-lawyers to Own Law Firms
How a Reluctance to Deport Pop Stars Strengthens US Immigration Policy
Law Prof: The Clean Air Act Needs a Reboot
Is Punishment Dead in America?
In August, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or "the Board") unanimously ruled that it lacked jurisdiction to decide whether college football players at Northwestern University are "employees" under the National Labor...more
Renewable Energy Focus: California’s ‘50% renewables by 2030’ legislation is passed - PVTech Solar News - Sep 14:
The passing of legislation that will see California sourcing 50% of its energy from renewable sources by...more
It does not happen often to see European Institutions agreeing on a common strategy. Yet, the strong political will around the need to create a single market for digital content moved this item to the top of the agenda of the...more
Extending the Reach of Nevada’s Gaming Regulation: SB38, SB40 and SB409 -
Senate Bill 38 extends the reach of the Board to a new category of licensees, to nightclubs and day clubs that are located on the...more
Now that the dust has settled on the 2015 Nevada legislative session, we find the gaming landscape has been altered in some pretty interesting ways. There are a few bills that will allow Nevada gaming licensees to explore a...more
As previously reported, the Alabama Department of Revenue proposed a regulation imposing a rental tax on digital transmissions, broadly defined as “on demand movies, television programs, streaming video, streaming audio, and...more
This past week’s focus on the presence of the Confederate battle flag on the grounds of the South Carolina capitol (and elsewhere) brought back to the fore the specter of “states’ rights” – the seemingly high-minded excuse...more
Donald Trump, the New York real estate mogul and self-proclaimed business genius, just kicked off his campaign for the Republican Presidential nomination at Trump Tower in Manhattan to the tune of Neil Young’s Rockin’ In The...more
Bill C-290 is a private member’s bill which would alter the Canadian Criminal Code to allow for provincial lottery corporations to offer single-game sports betting.
Despite passing through the House of Commons...more
As we noted in our earlier post the bill known as Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1 was tabled in the House of Commons on May 7, 2015. It passed Second Reading in the House of Commons on May 25th and is now with the House...more
It was a quiet week in the capital city, with Monday being a national holiday and no voting session for either chamber. That’s not to say that nothing newsworthy happened. On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced the creation of a...more
The end of the first week of June is the deadline for California bills to pass out of their house of origin. The following are significant bills affecting private-sector employers in the Golden State that have advanced to...more
BEYOND THE SLOT MACHINE: NEW BILL DIRECTS NEVADA’S GAMING REGULATORS TO CRAFT REGULATIONS TO ALLOW “HYBRID” GAMES -
Nevada is the world’s preeminent gaming destination. Not by chance, but by being a leader in...more
Special Session -
As promised, Governor Mark Dayton has vetoed the $17 billion education funding bill on Thursday, as passed by the Legislature at the close of the 2015 session. Gov. Dayton vetoed the bill because it...more
Minnesota’s legislature recently passed a bill that bars the Minnesota Lottery from offering online games, following a four month transition period. Specifically, the new law bans the lottery director from offering “the play...more
MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND GAMING: TO DIVEST OR NOT TO DIVEST?
Even as more and more states pass laws permitting sales and use of medical and recreational marijuana, marijuana remains an illegal Schedule I drug under the...more
The focus at the Capitol this week for the Minnesota Legislature has been budget negotiations among Governor Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Bakk and Speaker Daudt. As of Friday morning, only two targets have been released —...more
Fishing for Budget Numbers -
Gov. Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Bakk (DFL-Cook) and House Speaker Daudt (R-Crown) reportedly caught lots of fish last weekend, but no luck with agreed upon budget numbers. Leaders have...more
The Romanian main legislation act, as amended under the law for the approval of GEO 92/2014, was notified in its final form as voted upon by the Chamber of Deputies to the European Commission.
The final form of the...more
SHOULD THERE BE A “LEGISLATIVE SOLUTION” TO DISPUTED INDIAN TRUST APPLICATIONS?
Recent actions in Arizona and Indiana suggest that there is a new approach to local government opposition to Indian tribal applications for...more
Budget Battle -
Conference committees on the budget bills for the next biennium have begun their initial walkthroughs of fiscal tracking sheets and side-by-side comparisons, but the real negotiating is awaiting new...more
The Dutch Games of Chance Authority (“KSA”) has expressed its concerns about the delay of the implementation of the proposed Remote Gambling Act (“RGA”). Marja Appelman, director of the KSA, stated this yesterday in an...more
On April 13th, four Congressional members introduced the Fair Play, Fair Pay Act of 2015 (FPFPA), which requires traditional radio stations to pay song writers and performers royalties – just as their internet and satellite...more
The Dance Known as “Texas Two Step” -
The two-step is a partner dance, consisting of a “leader” (traditionally a man) and a “follower” (traditionally a woman). The leader determines the movements and patterns of the...more
The Government of Canada’s Budget Plan for 2015 proposes various measures within the expected areas of tax relief, job creation and economic growth measures. It also includes a very unexpected proposal to extend the...more
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