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Poker is not “gambling?”

Sep 10, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Poker did not fall under general definition of “gambling” and was not sufficiently similar to those games listed in Illegal Gambling Business Act (IGBA) …

Federal Law Restrictions on Internet Addresses

Sep 9, 2013 By: Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

A Federal Judge recently ruled that use of proxy servers and changes in Internet addresses may potentially violate the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Getting Alerts Directly on Your Start Page

Sep 9, 2013 By: Jessica Nelson

Practitioner Insights delivers alert results directly to the My Alerts widget so you’re always aware of recent developments.

Bear Knowledge

Sep 9, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

In action against the State for injuries sustained at highway turnout by attack of bear allegedly attracted to turnout by accumulation of uncollected trash, …

Investigating Homestead Fraud: Why it Matters

Sep 6, 2013 By: Julia Madigan

Every year, states lose millions of dollars in potential tax revenue due to fraudulently filed homestead exemptions. Here are a few tips your state can use to effectively identify and investigate homestead fraud.

Give me a break – no, really: Google, Nestle make cute with ‘Kit Kat’ trademark

Sep 6, 2013 By: Will Ashenmacher

Google has a habit of naming new versions of its Android software after some kind of treat, like Jelly Bean. This time, Android 4.4 will be named Kit Kat. “Kit Kat,” of course, is a trademark held by Nestle.

Today in 2011: Ninth Circuit affirms injunction against Arizona law stripping benefits from state employee domestic partners

Sep 6, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Near the beginning of the Supreme Court’s last term, I wrote a post about several different cases that could come before the

“Actual malice”

Sep 6, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Celebrity civil rights icon failed to establish actual malice as required to support her defamation-by-implication claim under Michigan law against rap group …

How to use WestlawNext folders to organize your legal research

Sep 5, 2013 By: Mike Carlson

In this video, Westlaw Reference Attorneys demonstrate the how using the WestlawNext folders feature can improve your legal research. While many use

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Securities, September 5, 2013

Sep 5, 2013 By: Gary Rodekuhr

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