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Law School Survival Tips: Finding a case opinion’s punchline

Sep 8, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Finding the right legal concepts to take away from the cases you read in law school can often be taxing. Here are some tips to help with that.

California Court Accepts Claims from Employees for Business Use of Personal Cell Phones

Sep 8, 2014 By: Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

Recently, a California court accepted a claim made by a group of employees that their employer should compensate them for business use of their personal cell phones

Octopus Corporation

Sep 8, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Three corporations which had common directors and secretary and bore same basic name were in fact a giant octopus corporation

Today in 1774: The First Continental Congress is held

Sep 5, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

On September 5, 1774, the First Continental Congress was convened in Carpenter’s Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Ebola Outbreak & The U.S. Response to Infectious Disease

Sep 5, 2014 By: Jill VanderZiel

West Africa is currently experiencing the largest Ebola outbreak ever recorded, creating fear and panic even here in the U.S., despite assurances

Colorado court denies bankruptcy protection to marijuana growers

Sep 5, 2014 By: David Light

Colorado residents who earn a living by growing or selling marijuana are high and dry if they ever need to file for bankruptcy

Weekend Conspiracy

Sep 5, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Denial of motion to sever indictment of two counts each of burglary, armed robbery and murder was not in error.

BeyondTrust acquisition highlights importance of cybersecurity

Sep 4, 2014 By: Charles J. Glasser, Jr.

The acquisition of BeyondTrust by Veritas Capital highlights that companies offering effective protection from cyber-attacks are more vital than ever

Free Webinar: Public Records Roadshow

Sep 4, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

CLEAR for Government Fraud, CLEAR Investigator, and PeopleMap were all built to address the investigative needs of government and law enforcement professionals.

NLRB reverses termination of employees over Facebook comments

Sep 4, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

The NLRB recently decided that several posts and one “Like” made on Facebook by employees that were disparaging to the employer were protected under the NLRA.

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