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Westlaw Topical Highlights: Bankruptcy, August 12, 2013

Aug 12, 2013 By: Casey Hall

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Bankruptcy provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Bankruptcy law.

Bring your Own Device Series, Part 2 of 2: The potential risks of BYOD

Aug 12, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Firms across the country are embracing “Bring Your Own Device” policies, in which employers ask or require associates to use their personal devices for business use. There are many risks associated with this policy to be aware of.

Google and the Evolving Challenge of Net Neutrality

Aug 12, 2013 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Google has long been one of the most vigorous advocates of fair and open Internet access. For this reason, its recent comments to the FCC in a complaint proceeding surprised industry observers.

“Substantial” risk of flight

Aug 12, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

To reasonably assure her appearance to face federal charge of harboring or concealing a person from arrest, defendant’s bail was appropriately set at $500,000; …

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Insurance, August 9, 2013

Aug 9, 2013 By: Casey Hall

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Insurance provides summaries of significant decisions affecting Insurance law.

More fun with filters – Filtering by date and jurisdiction

Aug 9, 2013 By: Megan McKinney Downs

When you are conducting legal research, you always want to make sure that you have the most recent cases with the highest

Zynga lashes out at makers of ‘Bang With Friends’

Aug 9, 2013 By: Will Ashenmacher

In today’s round-up of classy and tasteful intellectual property news: The developers of “Bang With Friends” are being sued by Zynga, maker of

Today in 1799: The Supreme Court first exercises original jurisdiction in a dispute between two states

Aug 9, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

On this day in 1799, the Supreme Court used its original jurisdiction for the first time in history to resolve a land dispute between New York and Connecticut.

Judicial Restraint Unbound: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar

Aug 9, 2013 By: John K. DiMugno

In business and employment matters, a sharp ideological divide has developed on the United States Supreme Court. The five Justices appointed by

Search by helicopter

Aug 9, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Low-level police inspection of plaintiffs’ land by helicopter during drug eradication program was a “search” for purposes of Fourth Amendment, …