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Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Aug 28, 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

John G. Roberts: The conservative, yet apolitical and consensus-building Chief Justice

Aug 28, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

(Editor’s note: Over the next nine weeks, we’ll be profiling each of the sitting Supreme Court justices currently on the bench.) Our final Supreme

“Miniscule” disclaimer

Aug 28, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Disclaimer in minuscule print on very bottom of trade infringement defendant’s advertisement did not effectively eliminate misleading impression conveyed in …

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Intellectual Property, August 27, 2013

Aug 27, 2013 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.

The Obamacare Report (#8)/Agent and broker training set up for ACA exchanges

Aug 27, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The new Health Exchanges for Obamacare will soon become operational. Attorneys need to quickly ramp up their understanding of these exchanges.

Governance counseling for closely-held businesses and private companies with multiple stakeholders

Aug 27, 2013 By: Alan Gutterman

The benefits of improving corporate governance can apply to private companies of all sizes and formats, including pre-IPO/pre-acquisition companies.

In the land of the Blind, the one-eyed man is king

Aug 27, 2013 By: Dave Whiteside

Over 80% of law firm Managing Partners surveyed by Thomson Reuters placed Business Development as their #1 priority

Jury Verdict of the Week: Estate Accepts $2.2M Settlement for Minor’s Suicide due to Sexual Abuse by Priest

Aug 27, 2013 By: Jury Verdicts

B.T., Estate of v. O’Brien; The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph (Mo. Cir. Ct) Estate Accepts $2.2M Settlement for Minor’s Suicide due to

“Ventilating” garlic

Aug 27, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Evidence sustained finding that carrier of goods by sea failed to use due care in ventilating a shipment of garlic, and that such failure …

The Battle between Insurers and Insureds for Control of Settlement Decisions

Aug 26, 2013 By: John K. DiMugno

Liability insurance has been described as the fuel that drives the American tort system. The aptness of this metaphor is nowhere more