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Searching Secondary Sources More Efficiently

Aug 29, 2014 By: Ben Petersburg

Finding the document you need within Secondary Sources may take time. Here are some tips to make this process easier.

Ridesharing: Regulatory landscape

Aug 29, 2014 By: Lauren Jones

Well-known transportation network companies like Lyft, Wingz, Sidecar, and Uber, that make mobile apps for ridesharing, are creating regulatory headaches for many municipalities

Elephant matchmaker

Aug 29, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Zoo operator, rather than elephant donor, possessed right to determine how and to what extent elephant would be used for breeding purposes,

Same-sex marriage returns to the Supreme Court

Aug 28, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Going into the Supreme Court’s 2014 October Term, there are four separate petitions requesting the Court to tackle the issue of the constitutionality of state same-sex marriage bans.

Eminent Domain Mastodon

Aug 28, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

After alleged taking of property for use for a highway, claimant was owner of unearthed mastodon skeleton and was entitled to damages for conversion thereof.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Aug 27, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include stories about the Obamacare subsidies, a Delaware

Changes in Washington Practice (#19) / Family Law Appeals

Aug 27, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

This complex issue of appeals has been addressed in the family law context by Scott J. Horenstein in the 2013-2014 pocket parts to Family and Community Property Law, volumes 19 to 21 of Washington Practice.

Managing Courts’ Social Media Footprint

Aug 27, 2014 By: Jackie Black

Effective management of social media is an issue many courts are facing today, and is expected to broaden in scope in future years.

To each library according to its needs…

Aug 27, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Statement in order of Board of Tax Appeals in passing upon library’s request for funds that library could well use the additional amount sought and that such additional amount would not be one cent more than the library could reasonably spend for its expanded activities did not constitute a finding that the library needed such amount within statute providing that allotment to library should be made according to relative needs of the libraries.

Steel Failed to Meet Purchaser’s Specifications; Defendants to Pay $89.6M for Inferior, Untested and Misrepresented Metal

Aug 26, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

O’Neal Steel v. Worldwide Steel Unlimited (N.D.Ala.) Steel Failed to Meet Purchaser’s Specifications; Defendants to Pay $89.6M for Inferior, Untested and Misrepresented Metal

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