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Photographer’s rights

May 17, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Photographer had no First Amendment right to access to graduation ceremonies at state universities, for commercial purpose of taking photographs of graduates …

Amanda Knox Retrial: Extradition Research

May 16, 2013 By: West Reference Attorneys

By now nearly everyone is familiar with the story of Amanda Knox: In 2009 Knox, a University of Washington student studying abroad

California Supreme Court to decide whether mere conduct can trigger liability insurance coverage for product disparagement or trade libel

May 16, 2013 By: John K. DiMugno

The California high court will soon determine whether liability insurers have a duty to defend trade libel claims when the insured never mentioned or referred to the plaintiff’s products.

Legal Marketing: Four step process for a successful law firm pay-per-click (PPC) campaign

May 16, 2013 By: FindLaw

Paid search advertising, or pay-per-click (PPC), can help your firm target a specific audience or quickly boost visibility in a unique niche.

Hot Docs: Class action lawsuit alleges Apple knew about “latent defect” in iPhone power button

May 16, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

A new lawsuit claims that Apple’s iPhone 4 contains a latent defect causing its power button to stop functioning after 18 months, and that Apple knew about this all along.

“Gangsta rap”

May 16, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

In prosecution for being a felon in possession of a firearm, court’s use during voir dire of term “gangsta rap” was not improper; …

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, May 15, 2013

May 15, 2013 By: Casey Hall

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting labor and employment law.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

May 15, 2013 By: Melissa Sachs

The new Westlaw Journals blog brings you litigation headlines in over 30 substantive areas of law. Here are some highlights from the

Effective management of client expectations ensures happier clients

May 15, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

With some effective management of expectations, even in the face of an adverse outcome for your client, it’s possible for the client to come away from the experience with a positive impression of the job that you’ve done.

The “slop chest” statute

May 15, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

The slop chest statute, although intended primarily for convenience of seamen and for replacement in emergency situations of articles of clothing, …