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Lutefisk Hardship

Dec 9, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

District court’s decision not to depart from Sentencing Guidelines based upon economic hardship that defendant’s imprisonment would cause to innocent…

What to do when facts change in your family law case, part 1: Living situation changes

Dec 6, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Family law cases may be some of the most fact-sensitive of all; even minor changes in circumstances can have profound effects on the outcome of the case. So what do you do when there is a change in the facts of your family law case? We’ll answer that question in a series of posts on the topic

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Insurance, December 6, 2013

Dec 6, 2013 By: Gary Rodekuhr

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

U.S. Court of Appeals for Second Circuit Rules In-House General Counsel Cannot Blow Whistle on Client

Dec 6, 2013 By: Michael Smith and George F. Indest, III

In United States ex rel. Fair Laboratory Practices Associates vs. Quest Diagnostics Inc.,Unilab Corporation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second

Preparing for Law School Final Exams

Dec 6, 2013 By: Jeffrey Erickson

Tips on preparing for Law School exams

Today in 1937: SCOTUS upholds poll taxes

Dec 6, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

On December 6, 1937, the Supreme Court decided Breedlove v. Suttles, holding that the state’s use of a poll tax didn’t violate the Constitution.

“Struck by fireworks”

Dec 6, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Limousine driver’s injuries, sustained when he was struck by fireworks ignited by attendees as tribute to deceased, were not caused by funeral home’s…

Rona R. Mears Student Writing Competition & Scholarship

Dec 5, 2013 By: Casey Hall

Westlaw Next is proud to sponsor the American Bar Association’s Rona Mears Student Writing Competition & Scholarship. This year the topic is

Legal Sales Development: Start the New Year Strong Raising Brand Awareness Through Media Comment

Dec 5, 2013 By: Allan Colman

Whether your preferred morning reading is The Wall Street Journal, the New York Post or a local paper, you’re probably reading plenty

The Access to Care Report (#22) / Narrower insurance networks limit access to physicians

Dec 5, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Under the ACA, insurance companies must provide health coverage for all applicants despite preexisting conditions, and thus are looking for ways to cut costs. One of these ways is to reduce physician network sizes, which is causing much concern.