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Losers Weepers

Apr 23, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Common law of finds expresses ancient and honorable principle of “finders keepers…

Justice Department Finds Use of Excessive Force

Apr 22, 2014 By: Jill VanderZiel

The U.S. Justice Department recently criticized the Albuquerque Police Department for engaging in routine excessive force in violation of constitutional rights.

Counseling clients on requiring confidentiality of internal investigations

Apr 22, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

Because of recent NLRB decisions, it’s important to discuss the issue of the confidentiality of internal investigations with your employer clients.

Rapper to Pay $6.4M Total Damages for Liquor Bottle Assault of Former NFL Cheerleader

Apr 22, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Stevens v. Harris a/k/a Da Brat (Ga.Super.) Rapper to Pay $6.4M Total Damages for Liquor Bottle Assault of Former NFL Cheerleader.

Compensation Paid in Bitcoin is Subject to Employment Taxes under IRS Notice 2014-21

Apr 22, 2014 By: Robin Kelly and Adam Sasiadek

On March 25, 2014, the IRS issued Notice 2014-21, which explains how federal tax laws apply to transactions using convertible virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin.

Icing On the Cake

Apr 22, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

While a definitive study on general causation is not a prerequisite to the admissibility of an expert opinion, the scientific data an expert relies upon…

Law Firm Hiring: An Outlook That’s Less Than Rosy

Apr 21, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

Examining hiring trends is one way to assess the health of law firms. These days, it’s an indicator that’s a bit anemic.

Legal Writing Series supplement: What do I mean when I say “legalese?”

Apr 21, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

There may have been some confusion over to what I am referring to when I say “legalese.” This should hopefully clear things up.

Trademark Audits and Due Diligence – Fundamentals and Free Checklist

Apr 21, 2014 By: Lisa M. Brownlee

For a limited time a sample comprehensive trademark due diligence checklist can be downloaded for free here.

“Three Strikes” Anti-Piracy Strategy May Have Limited Impact

Apr 21, 2014 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

A recent study suggests that French anti-piracy “three strikes” rules may not be particularly effective at reducing copyright theft

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