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Today in 1969: California passes the first no-fault divorce law in the U.S.

Sep 4, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

On September 4, 1969, California Governor Ronald Reagan signed the Family Law Act of 1969 into law, abolishing the fault grounds for divorce and replacing it with no-fault.

Graduate of Nigerian law school was qualified to sit for bar exam

Sep 4, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Graduate of Nigerian law school was qualified to sit for bar exam.

West Legal Ed Center and Business Counselor Institute Present Program on “Conducting an Effective Compliance Audit”

Sep 3, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman

Extensive information on Compliance Audits is available in Chapter 225 of Business Transactions Solutions. In addition, a Business Counselor Institute program on “Conducting Compliance Audits” is being presented on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at noon, Central time.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, September 2, 2015

Sep 3, 2015 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Intellectual Property provides summaries of significant federal court decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Intellectual Property law.

Use of letters “J.D.” following name only means person completed law school

Sep 3, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Use of letters “J.D.” following name only means person completed law school.

New NLRB ruling is game-changer for employment and labor law

Sep 2, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a new decision, Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc. (BFI), changing the standard for determining joint-employer status.

Updated and expanded coverage of attorney-client relationships

Sep 2, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman

This month’s Business Counselor Update includes updated and expanded coverage of attorney-client relationships.

Attorney must act with common courtesy and civility

Sep 2, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Attorneys are required to act with common courtesy and civility at all times in their dealings with those concerned with the legal process.

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it: Illinois bans gay “reparative” therapy

Sep 1, 2015 By: Stanley Rule

On August 20, 2015, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into effect legislation prohibiting therapists from attempting to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of a person under the age of 18.

$4.5M Verdict for Tissue/Canal Damages Due to Root Canal Sealant Overflow

Sep 1, 2015 By: Jury Verdicts

Sarin v. Simms (Conn.Super.) $4.5M Verdict for Tissue/Canal Damages Due to Root Canal Sealant Overflow

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