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Business Transactions Solution Practice Toolkit: Joint Ventures

Jul 29, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

Joint Ventures provides detailed coverage of the formation, management and termination of joint ventures

Jury Awards $2.6M for Guest’s Burns Sustained in Private Residence Steam Room

Jul 29, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Lucero v. Landers (Colo.Dist.Ct.) Jury Awards $2.6M for Guest’s Burns Sustained in at Private Residence Steam Room


Jul 29, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

The court takes notice that even the most tranquil horse may on occasion give a kick.

Survey: General Counsels’ budgets change, delegation of legal work doesn’t

Jul 28, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

Many of the general counsels who responded to a newly released survey said their budgets and staff increased over the past year,

In Anticipation of the Boston Trial: How Easy is It to Make IED

Jul 28, 2014 By: Arkady Bukh

With one side saying the bombs could easily be made from online instructions and the other side claiming that the bombs were more sophisticated than what could be made by two foreign national students more interested in chasing beer and girls, what is the truth?

Justice Department Asserts Global Jurisdiction over Stored E-Mail

Jul 28, 2014 By: Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

In an ongoing case involving Microsoft, the Department of Justice argues that the company must disclose user e-mail messages stored outside of the U.S.

Supreme Court Review: Some Justices Would Have Overruled Precedent

Jul 28, 2014 By: Loren Singer

While the Supreme Court did not overrule any of its precedents during its recent term, in five of its decisions, a minority of the Court would have done so.


Jul 28, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

The purpose of compassionate release statute is not just compassion; it is to save the state money.

The Affordable Care Act in Court (again)

Jul 25, 2014 By: Max Milstein

This past Tuesday, two different federal courts reached opposite conclusions on the Affordable Care Act’s provision of healthcare subsidies to congressional staff

AAJ Convention: Baltimore trial lawyer trifecta

Jul 25, 2014 By: Dominic J. Vesper, Sr.

Thomson Reuters, my cuz Tom Vesper and I are offering any of you who want to show up this year in Baltimore for AAJ’s convention and check out the Thomson Reuters exhibit area a chance to win a “trial lawyer trifecta.”