The challenges confronting corporate counsel regarding privacy, data protection and cyber security have never been more daunting: dealing with the threat of increasingly sophisticated cybercriminals, responding to data breach…more
Thirty-plus years as a litigator have taught me some ways to bring out my best as a litigator in writing motions, in the courtroom, and in the tumble of daily practice. I suspect these tips may work for you too. Pick a couple,…more
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act, H.R. 4301, 113th Cong. (2nd Sess. 2014), S. 2159, 113th Cong. (2nd Sess. 2014) (RAWA), was introduced in Congress on March 26, 2014. The bill amends provisions of the federal criminal code,…more
SB 1046, which is Arizona’s version of the 2010 amendments to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (Secured Transactions) (UCC), has passed both Houses of the Arizona Legislature and may be signed by the Governor in the next…more
To combat fraud by contractors selling faulty war supplies to the Union Army, in 1863 President Abraham Lincoln signed into law the False Claims Act (the “FCA”). Designed to root out fraud on the federal government, this act…more
The rise of consumer-driven health care passed a milestone on Feb. 21, when, for the first time, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, posted on its Physician Compare website performance scores on quality…more
Tenants’ limited recourse to their landlords has made “offset rights” a major issue in negotiating Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreements (SNDAs).
Tenant offset rights arise when the tenant has the right…more
Aaron D. Ford ’01 is no stranger to balancing the opportunities and challenges that life can bring. After receiving his J.D. and Ph.D. degrees through the Moritz College of Law’s joint-degree program, Ford is now a Partner at…more
On June 10, 2011, Nevada enacted Assembly Bill 273 (AB 273). As codified at NRS 40.459(1)(c), AB 273 limits the ability of a loan purchaser to collect a deficiency on the note and guarantees by basing the deficiency calculation…more
An outgrowth of Arizona’s housing downturn in recent years has been the proliferation of would-be real estate investors who purchase, renovate and flip residential properties. On the other hand, in part to prevent the next…more
Sweeping changes at the Registrar of Contractors have the construction and real estate industries concerned and curious. The Registrar recently received some poor performance reports by the Auditor General and State Ombudsmen. …more
Yesterday the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, invalidating federal statutory aggregate limits on the amount of money that an individual may contribute to all federal…more
Judges give their insights into effective briefing and oral argument and talk about the mentors who made a difference in their careers. Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice, California Supreme Court (2011–present)
You’ve just received a pretrial decision that seems to doom your client. You brace yourself for delivering the news and buckling down for a difficult trial. After all, there is no way to appeal that decision right now. Or is…more
State and federal appellate judges offer their advice for women considering a career on the bench.
Margaret McKeown, Judge, U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1998–present)
Q: What was your path to the bench?…more
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