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Legal Implications Surrounding Bitcoin

Jun 22, 2017 By: Kelsey Gilmore

Bitcoin has been making its way into the news and into legal discussion for the past couple years and more so now as

Non-Verbal Intimidation in California

Jun 15, 2017 By: Mark Fetzko

In one of Seinfeld’s classic episodes, Kramer said 94% of communication is non-verbal. Whatever the merits of his claim, non-verbal threats don’t merit

Remaining Confident In The Face Of Change: Practical Law

Jun 14, 2017 By: Thomson Reuters Practical Law™

The changes in regulatory and enforcement priorities usually brought with each new incoming presidential administration can signal a time of confusion and

Eastern District of Texas to lose spot as top patent court post-TC Heartland

Jun 8, 2017 By: Adam Riley

An industry group has predicted that patent filings in the highly favored United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

JV Roundup: The Changing Nature of Privacy

Jun 2, 2017 By: Jean Sica

At what point does freedom of expression meet the right to the protection of private life? This subject was explored through a Facebook

Are Zillow Zestimates Actually Appraisal Estimates with a “Z”?

Jun 1, 2017 By: Stacey Patronik

When Barbara Andersen listed her home for sale in Glenview, Illinois, this was not the first time that the real estate litigation attorney

Is a Sex-Specific Dress Code Enforceable?

May 26, 2017 By: Anna Wiles

On September 25, 2014 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a complaint against R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. (Harris) in

Whittier Law School Closes: Will We See a Domino Effect?

May 17, 2017 By: Owais Ahmed

Many have predicted an eventual avalanche in the legal market. With the emergence of many new law schools over the past few

The Last Frontier: Seeking Out-of-State Discovery in State Court

May 17, 2017 By: Brandon Levitt

A party in litigation often needs to obtain discovery from a witness located out-of-state. In federal court, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure

Advice for Law Students and New Attorneys Doing Legal Research Online

May 16, 2017 By: Mary Schlaphoff

How do I know where to begin? How do I know when I’ve exhausted my resources? Online research is part and parcel

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