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How to Deal with the Mess Known as EU to U.S. Data Transfer Law

The following video interview originally appeared on the FCPA Blog, and is reposted with the publishers consent. Frances McLeod, a founding partner of Forensic Risk Alliance, is spending a lot of time...more

The Supreme Court - June 2016

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

The Supreme Court of the United States issued decisions in two cases on June 6, 2016: Simmons v. Himmelreich, No. 15-109: Respondent Walter Himmelreich, an inmate at a federal prison, brought two suits against prison...more

Administrative and criminal violations involving the same fact: the recent positions of the European Court of Human Rights and of...

by DLA Piper on

The European Court of Human Rights takes a stand on the ne bis in idem principle intervening on the relationship between administrative and criminal violations involving identical facts. Two recent decisions give interesting...more

Alabama Firearm Act of 2013

by Judge Joseph S. Johnston on

The Alabama Firearms Act of 2013 was signed by Gov. Bentley in May, 2013, thus the effective date should be (at the latest) 08/01/2013. This long overdue law changed Alabama's system of issuing concealed carry weapon's...more

EEOC Alerts Employers to Potential Title VII and ADA Rights of Employees Who Experience Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or...

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a “Questions and Answers” document regarding the application of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)...more

LAW AND GOVERNANCE IN THE FACE OF PUBLIC PRESSURE : A perspective in the backdrop of public outrage over the New Delhi gang rape...


LAW AND GOVERNANCE IN THE FACE OF PUBLIC PRESSURE: A perspective in the backdrop of public outrage over the New Delhi gang rape incident The paper examines the possible consequences of an executive under public pressure to...more

Top 12 Immigration Mistakes Employers Made In 2012

by Fisher Phillips on

Give your company the gift of an immigration audit this year – it may just keep your company off the government’s naughty list. Here are the top 12 immigration mistakes employers made in 2012...more

Newark Ordinance Restricts Employers’ Use of Criminal Background Checks

by Morgan Lewis on

Employers may not run criminal background checks until after a conditional offer of employment is made and may only run checks on those working in "sensitive" positions. Effective November 18, most employers that operate...more

State Council Issues a White Paper on China's Judicial System and Reform

On October 9, 2012, the State Council’s Information Office released a white paper on China’s Judicial System and Reform Process. The report reviews China's judicial system and reform process, and emphasizes the need for...more

Perils of the Global Supply Chain, Part 2: Supply Chain Responsibility, Or Else.

by Perkins Coie on

Twenty years ago less than 100 companies worldwide disclosed or reported on their supply chain compliance or corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices. Those that did were trailblazers supporting the idea that...more

Education Update, No.4, October 2012: "Dear Colleague . . . "

by Fisher Phillips on

With that disarming salutation, a little over a year ago Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced new Department of Education mandates, issued under Title IX of the Education Amendments of...more


by Ian Imrich on

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY of the OIG Report: During law enforcement operations, state and local law enforcement agencies often seize assets and proceeds from assets linked to criminal activity. The purpose of the seizures...more

Five Years Later, Overruled Statute on Religious Discrimination in Connecticut Remains On the Books

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

As I get closer to the five year anniversary of this blog next month, I continue to take a look again at topics I covered early on. One of those topics was the oft-overlooked statute of Conn. Gen. Stat. 53-303e. That...more

Sexual Harassment Policy


Government of Pakistan announced Sexual harassment policy 2012...more

Political Asylum Claims vs. Claims of Politically Motivated Red Notices

by Estlund Law, P.A. on

If a Red Notice subject applies for and is granted political asylum in a given country, does that necessarily mean that his claim to INTERPOL of politically motivated criminal charges will be successful? And if a Red...more

Mobile County Pistol Permit Application 2012

by Judge Joseph S. Johnston on

This is one of the "May Issue" applications. It is not as bad as many were....more

Reactie op internetconsultatie: 'Herziening toezicht advocatuur'

by Harald Wiersema on

De kritische noot die wij hier kraken ziet op de invoeging van het nieuwe artikel 11a Advocatenwet, en dan met name het eerste lid van het artikel. De formalisering van de geheimhoudingsplicht van de advocaat is een zet met...more

It’s Time to Fix Our Sentencing Laws

by White & Case LLP on

Years after the Supreme Court Put the Ball in Congress’s Court,the Sentencing Commission Can Finally Spur Action The US Sentencing Commission is confronting a challenge to its own existence. Critics of the Commission’s...more

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Law 1053 Human Rights Study Log

by Alichia Maxine Peters on

This is an ongoing informal project for my human rights module, it will be accompanied by a short essay for the purposes of coursework submission. The first part will be completed in the first term and in the second term this...more


by Javier Sanchez on


Siskind's Immigration Bulletin – March 11, 2011

by Gregory Siskind on

In This Issue: 1. Openers; 2. ABCs of Immigration Law: J-1 Visas for Exchange Visitors; 3. Ask; 4. Border and Enforcement News: Border apprehensions down 36 percent, says CBP, ICE announces more audits of...more


by Robert Mallory II on

The legend goes that Harland Stonecipher, the founder of Pre-Paid Legal Services, was involved in a car wreck way back in July 1969. Stonecipher had no legal coverage or protection from the legal bills that began to pile up....more

Missouri Veterinary Medical Board v. Gray

Answer and Affirmative Defenses

by David Roland on

In response to a lawsuit seeking to prevent Mrs. Brooke Gray from earning a living using the knowledge and skills she has developed for nearly a decade, Gray invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to answer questions that...more

Marks v. Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Marks v. Criminal Injuries Compensation Board Published Opinion on Criminal Injuries Compensation for Crime Victim

by Russell P. Butler on

Crime victim requested compensation for injuries received as a result of a crime. Board denied benefits and circuit court affirmed. Appellate court found that contibution to injuries was required for board to deny claim. ...more

Neal v. Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Neal v. Criminal Injuries Compensation Board Published Opinion on Criminal Injuries Compensation for Crime Victim

by Russell P. Butler on

Crime victim was assaulted and claimed criminal injuries compensation for permanent partial disability. Board denied benefits and circuit court affirmed. Appellate court reversed and granted victim benefits....more

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