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Protective Bartender or Shots in a Bar

Oct 9, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Corporation which operated bar and instructed bartender to maintain order was not liable for injuries to patrons sustained when bartender pulled out gun and …

Attorney Editors Collaborate with State Revisors to Ensure Accurate Annotated Codes

Oct 8, 2013 By: Rachel Utter

Thomson Reuters’ attorney editors lead the publication of annotated codes for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S., and collaborate with state revisors to ensure accuracy

Coming Dodd-Frank Bank-Affiliate Transaction Rules May Have Profound Impact on the Business of Banking

Oct 8, 2013 By: Jeremy Estabrooks

The affiliate transactions restrictions applicable to banks, introduced under Dodd-Frank but not yet implemented by federal agency rulemaking, will potentially have a profound effect on the business of banking.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Intellectual Property, October 8, 2013

Oct 8, 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 (#14) / Design of ACA standards for health insurance policies

Oct 8, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

This is #14 in a series of Obamacare Reports. (See also postings by Mitchell Law Office) A basic aspect of the Affordable

Practical Law Webinar on Educating Employees on the Privilege

Oct 8, 2013 By: Thomas Spahn

On September 20, 2013, Practical Law Company and Thomas Spahn of McGuireWoods LLP presented Preserving Privilege: Educating Management and Employees on Attorney-Client and Work Product Protection, a webinar on how to provide practical guidance to employees and management on the creation and maintenance of the attorney-client privilege and work product protection

Jury Verdict of the Week: Credit reporting agency to pay $18M for punitive damages for false report information

Oct 8, 2013 By: Jury Verdicts

Miller v. Equifax Info Servs. (D.Or.) Credit reporting agency to pay $18M for punitive damages for false report information

“In bad faith” or “evil?”

Oct 8, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Court may find that debtor is attempting to convert his Chapter 7 case in “bad faith” based on totality of circumstances, …

Technology Choices Close Small Law Firm Profitability Gaps Now, Offer Stability Later

Oct 7, 2013 By: Michelle Wildenauer

How Technology Drives Short and Long Term Profitability, Karl Florida concludes technology choices can drive small law firm profitability and growth.

Using Westlaw Next Folders to separate the wheat from the chaff

Oct 7, 2013 By: David Hollins

At some point in your legal career, you will be given a research project where you will be required to read dozens