Antonin Scalia was one-of-a-kind

Feb 18, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

There’s no question that Antonin Scalia was one-of-a-kind – a rare sort of jurist who broke molds and cracked jokes like no other.

Justice Scalia has died: What happens next?

Feb 15, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia this past Saturday has gripped headlines ever since. But what happens next?

Today in 1940: SCOTUS rules that confessions obtained by police coercion are inadmissible

Feb 12, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

On February 12, 1940, the Supreme Court held in Chambers v. Florida that confessions obtained under duress by police are inadmissible in court.

Why the Supreme Court’s blocking Obama’s climate change regulations is such a big deal

Feb 10, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

On Tuesday, the Court took the unprecedented step of staying implementation of Obama’s climate change regulations before the federal appeals court could review it.

Today in 1993: The Family and Medical Leave Act is signed into law

Feb 5, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

On February 5, 1993, the Family Medical Leave Act was signed into law by President Bill Clinton, which allowed eligible employees 12 weeks of unpaid family leave.

EEOC proposes new rule adding pay data to EEO-1 forms

Feb 4, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

Last week, the EEOC proposed adding data on pay ranges and hours worked to the EEO-1, a compliance survey that companies with more than 100 employees are required to complete under federal law.

What are the legal issues with Hillary Clinton’s email controversy?

Feb 2, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

Hillary Clinton’s email controversy continues to dog her presidential ambitions. What exactly are the legal concerns surrounding her alleged activities?

Today in 1883: SCOTUS upholds harsher criminal penalties for interracial cohabitation

Jan 29, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

On January 29, 1883, the Supreme Court ruled in Pace v. Alabama that the state of Alabama was constitutionally justified in imposing harsher criminal penalties for interracial cohabitants.

Is Your Ediscovery Solution Causing You Pain? Part 2: Search Functions

Jan 29, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

Given the enormous amount of discovery data that may be present for any given legal matter, proper search functions are understandably vital for firms.

New Department of Labor rule will extend overtime to millions of workers

Jan 26, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

When it becomes final, a Department of Labor rule will increase the salary threshold for workers to automatically qualify for overtime pay from $23,660 a year to $50,440.

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