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News in Brief: Accused ‘Silk Road’ founder loses bid to drop charges

Nov 12, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Ross W. Ulbricht, the purported creator and administrator of the defunct underground website Silk Road, must face charges for narcotics trafficking and

The ACA and Legal Practices (#17) / Struggle to keep original program intent

Nov 12, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

HHS and the IRS are working together to “put the brakes” on efforts by some companies to move away from the original intent of the ACA.

Preparing for the Boomer-Millennial Seismic Shift in Government Law Offices: Part 1

Nov 12, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

As thousands of baby boomers retire each day, there’s no question that the much anticipated retirement tsunami is upon us

More quarterly reports include Ebola-related risk factors

Nov 12, 2014 By: Cory Hester

In the third quarter, several public companies begun disclosing risk factors related to the ongoing Ebola epidemic and the potentially adverse effects on their businesses

Tips for attorneys in working with guardians ad litem and custody evaluators

Nov 12, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

This week, we have practice tips specifically for attorneys working with custody evaluators and guardians ad litem.

Judges need not believe what they read in the newspaper

Nov 12, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Newspaper is not document of such indisputable accuracy as to would justify judicial reliance

Young v. UPS: How the Supreme Court may change the employment law landscape

Nov 11, 2014 By: Nick Sullivan

If any of your are employees pregnant, thinking of getting pregnant, you had better pay attention to a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected in early 2015: Young v. United Parcel Service Inc.

British Intelligence Organizations Breaching Attorney-Client Privilege

Nov 11, 2014 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Recent reports reveal that the British intelligence agencies have been engaged in monitoring of privileged attorney-client communications for a period of several years.

Negligent Maintenance Causes Sightseeing Helicopter Crash; Nevada Jury Awards $16 Million in Wrongful Death/Survival Actions

Nov 11, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Riggs, as personal representative of Bhanot, Estate of v. Sundance Helicopters Inc. (Nev.Dist.Ct.) Negligent Maintenance Causes Sightseeing Helicopter Crash; Nevada Jury Awards $16 Million in Wrongful Death/Survival Actions

Archery is not part of used-car salesman’s job

Nov 11, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Archery is not part of used-car salesman’s job