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North Dakota court dissolves TRO restricting pipeline protests

September 23, 2016 by Gregg Gethard

A federal judge has dissolved a temporary restraining order granted to Dakota Access LLC that was meant to ensure the leaders of protests against a controversial oil pipeline did not break the law while protesting. … Read More

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Insurance, September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016 by Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Insurance provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Insurance law. … Read More

Key Performance Metrics: Why, What, Who, Where, and When

September 20, 2016 by Mary Juetten

Even though to most small law firm partners, their clients are everything, plenty of law firms fail even when they have customers. … Read More

Revision to Federal Criminal Procedure Rule May Lead to Widespread Electronic Surveillance

September 19, 2016 by Jeff Matsuura

Effective December 1, 2016, Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure will be amended to expand the reach of the authority of federal judges when they are issuing search warrants. … Read More

Federal Judge: Law Cutting Funds to Planned Parenthood Unconstitutional

August 17, 2016 by Andrew Olson

A federal judge ruled that an Ohio law that cuts funds to Planned Parenthood is unconstitutional. … Read More

Revising California’s Jury Instructions on Insurance Bad Faith: Are the Twin Goals of Accuracy and Understandability in Conflict?

September 23, 2016 by John K. DiMugno

California's Civil Jury Instructions Advisory Committee's recent proposals to amend the CACI instructions on insurance bad faith proved contentious. … Read More

$4.7M for Program Director’s Harassment/Discrimination/Retaliation/Wrongful Termination of Nurses

September 20, 2016 by Jury Verdicts

Alexander v. Community Hospital of Long Beach; Memorial Counseling Associates Medical Group. Inc.; Memorial Psychiatric Health Services Inc. (Cal.Super.) $4.7M for Program Director's Harassment/Discrimination/Retaliation/Wrongful Termination of Nurses … Read More


Alcoholic amnesia is not a defense to crime

Alcoholic amnesia is not a defense to crime.

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