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The American Red Cross Seeks Trade Secret Protection for Superstorm Sandy Spending

Jul 4, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

Recently, investigative organization ProPublica asked the American Red Cross to divulge some information on how it spent money in connection with “Superstorm


Jul 4, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

The constitution of the United States was designed for the common and equal benefit of all the people of the United States.

Pending legislation could thwart corporate inversions

Jul 3, 2014 By: Cory Hester

The recently proposed Stop Corporate Inversions Act of 2014 is presenting concerns for companies considering reincorporating overseas


Jul 3, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

The State cannot ask a series of impermissible questions concerning prior acts of misconduct on cross-examination, and then claim that the defendant …

Jury Awards $3.8M for City’s Discriminatory Zoning Ordinance to Prevent Property Owners’ Sale to Wal-Mart

Jul 2, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Loesel v. City of Frankenmuth (E.D.Mich) Jury Awards $3.8M for City’s Discriminatory Zoning Ordinance to Prevent Property Owners’ Sale to Wal-Mart

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Jul 2, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include some of the lesser publicized Supreme Court actions

Latest NALP Numbers: Don’t Cheer Too Loudly

Jul 2, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

Earlier this month, the National Association for Law Placement reported that, proportionately, more 2013 law graduates were working at Large Law firms

Changes in Washington Practice Report (#18) / Strict compliance versus substantial compliance in probates

Jul 2, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The Washington probate statutes are detailed and specific. They determine how an attorney is to proceed with a probate, and how the court is to rule on issues that arise.


Jul 2, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

The wrath of a former girlfriend may be a formidable force, but it is not analogous to a hurricane-like natural disaster, and it does not constitute a …

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Intellectual Property, July 1, 2014

Jul 1, 2014 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.