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‘The Edge of 2017: Research and Efficiency Tips for the New Year’

Feb 1, 2017 By: Jared Correia

Editor’s note: Jared Correia is a paid guest blogger. Although the practice of law has changed a great deal in the past

The Basics of Secondary Sources – What, Why, How

Feb 1, 2017 By: Jeremy Byellin

Although they cannot be directly relied upon as legal authority, secondary sources remain some of the most important authorities to employ in

Judge suspends key parts of Trump’s travel ban as mass protests roil major airports

Jan 30, 2017 By: Michael Scott Leonard

With protests engulfing America’s major airports nationwide Saturday, a Brooklyn federal judge temporarily blocked key parts of President Donald Trump’s executive order

Courts hold that properly structured receivables purchases are not usurious loans

Jan 27, 2017 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

A New York court held on two separate occasions that purchases of receivables at discounted prices were not usurious loans under New

BlackRock forced employees to waive whistleblower awards, SEC says

Jan 27, 2017 By: Cory Hester

BlackRock Inc. has agreed to pay a $340,000 penalty to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that the investment management firm illegally

Cupid’s Arrow Doesn’t Have to Sting: Sensible Approaches to Workplace Romance

Jan 27, 2017 By: Kate Bally

With Valentine’s Day approaching, now is a good time to consider the potential risks associated with workplace romances.  These relationships can expose

New Orleans federal judge tosses suit claiming penile prosthesis defect

Jan 25, 2017 By: Ron Baker

A New Orleans federal judge has dismissed a suit by a man who says he was injured when his implanted Coloplast Corp.

Using a Legal Research App can Increase Productivity

Jan 25, 2017 By: Joe Kerber

It seems too obvious to say that attorneys—like everyone else—use their smart phones to stay up to date and increase their efficiency. 

Freddie Gray officers’ malicious-prosecution suit moves forward

Jan 24, 2017 By: Susan Newman

Five Baltimore police officers cleared of criminal wrongdoing in connection with the death of Freddie Gray may proceed with some of their

Defendant to Pay $12.9M for Warehouse Fire Caused by Use of Faulty Fuse

Jan 24, 2017 By: Jury Verdicts

Jan. 24, 2017 Defendant to Pay $12.9M for Warehouse Fire Caused by Use of Faulty Fuse Chicago Import v. Commonwealth Edison Company (Ill.Cir.Ct.) 2016

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