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Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Aquila on M&A: Dealmaking is Back
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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?
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sandbagging of a Federal District Judge
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Could Mean Little for Creditors
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On Nov. 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of executive actions on immigration, which are outlined on the USCIS website and described in three memoranda issued by the Department of Homeland Security. These...more
On November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration, which will grant work authorization to millions of undocumented workers. In addition, the executive actions seek to boost the...more
President Obama plans to announce an executive order regarding immigration reform tonight and sign the order in Las Vegas on Friday. The order is expected to protect approximately 5 million unauthorized immigrants from the...more
The news is abuzz with speculation about executive action by President Obama in the coming days. Despite these “leaks” no one really knows whether action will be taken or what any plan may contain.
President Obama is preparing to announce a 10-point plan to overhaul U.S. immigration policy via executive action, according to a draft proposal, that could add as many as five million new legal workers. The president is...more
In This Issue:
- Ebola Response Taking a Multifaceted Approach
- Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
- Other Federal Regulatory Initiatives
- Other Congressional Initiatives
In recent months, a federal political issue has developed regarding undocumented immigrants crossing into the United States. This week, it was revealed that this issue touches on Maine, when Governor LePage was notified by...more
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) received a great deal of attention this past week in Washington. The House held numerous hearings on implementation issues, including oversight of access to care for ACA enrollees and improper...more
Proposed legislation introduced by Governor Patrick to eliminate most forms of non-competition agreement in Massachusetts may be enacted before July 31, 2014. This legislation creates significant risks for employers with...more
The General Assembly’s Short Session will begin next week, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be distributed weekly to keep you up to date on the latest legislative...more
At an economic development summit earlier today in Newton, Massachusetts, Governor Patrick stated that he will propose an economic growth bill that includes a prohibition on non-competition agreements that discourage workers...more
What President Obama’s second term means for the tech industry -
As the first president to appoint a chief technology officer, President Obama has worked hard to portray himself as a friend to the tech industry. He’s...more
For many years now, U.S. employers have increasingly looked to hire immigrant professionals with degrees in the so-called STEM fields: science; technology; engineering; and math. This is not a matter of discrimination against...more
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is the agency that administers the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), which is the law that protects employee rights to unionize and collectively bargain with...more
With the current Congressional focus on discretionary spending and revenue issues surrounding Sequestration, it may seem like little attention can be paid to other policy reforms. In comprehensive immigration reform,...more
Overview of the VERY big changes proposed in the Immigration Innovation Act of 2013 and how these changes could affect H-1B visa seekers, those in H-1B visa status & their spouses and employers, & employment based green card...more
In 1597, Sir Francis Bacon observed that knowledge is power. It’s hard to argue against that observation, which certainly Password Privacy, Legalis as true today as it was back then. And with today’s social media technology...more
In This Issue:
- The America Invents Act
- NPR's This American Life Takes on the Patent System
- Hey! You Stole the Invention I paid You to Invent!
Excerpt from The America Invents...more
In This Issue:
Social Media Continued. . .By: Kimberly B. Malerba
We continue to bring you updates concerning social medial because of the increasing legal significance and potential for liability that this technology...more
Against the backdrop of widely reported data breaches, and with the September 2009 federal election drawing close, the German Parliament has voted for significant changes to existing data protection laws, including new...more
Last week, we began our series NLRB Watch – which will analyze 10 critical decisions issued by the Bush-appointed National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") that likely will be overturned in the next few years if...more
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