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Correction officer overhearing conversation about books about alien abduction didn’t violate right to confidential attorney relationship

Apr 12, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Correction officer overhearing conversation about books about alien abduction didn’t violate right to confidential attorney relationship.

Your Securities Digest for April 11, 2016

Apr 11, 2016 By: Business Law Center

Stay connected to the top weekly transactions with the SECurities Digest Newsletter from Business Law Center on WestlawNext. With Business Law Center, you’ll get the deal and SEC filing highlights you need delivered right to your inbox.

Senator Franken Opens a New Front in the Battle over Privacy

Apr 11, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

Senator Al Franken has challenged virtual reality (VR) equipment developer, Oculus, to clarify and expand its privacy policies and practices.

Topical Roundup: Emotional Distress

Apr 11, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Some recent noteworthy legal summaries involving emotional distress claims include a $140,100,000 award to Hulk Hogan, a $38,300,000 award to a Los Angeles businessman after he was publicly compared to a Ponzi scheme mastermind, and a $3,918,166 award to an exotic dancer against her former employer for “grooming” her to become his sexual partner.

Employers Need to Prepare For The Increase to the Salary Threshold for Exemptions to Overtime

Apr 11, 2016 By: J. Larry Stine

The Obama Administration through the U.S. Department of Labor has proposed to significantly increase the salary threshold for the exemptions to overtime.

Term on exemption schedule should be like catnip to trustee

Apr 11, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Term on exemption schedule should be like catnip to trustee.

Insurer shouldn’t have told pet store not to warn of skunk disappearance

Apr 8, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Insurer shouldn’t have told pet store not to warn of skunk disappearance

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Securities, April 7, 2016

Apr 7, 2016 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Topical Highlights for Securities provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Securities law.

Today in 2003: The Supreme Court finds cross-burning to be constitutionally-protected “speech”

Apr 7, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

Virginia v. Black, decided 13 years ago today, on April 7, 2003, held that cross-burning, without an intent to intimidate, is constitutionally-protected speech under the First Amendment.

That juror during deliberation called defendant “dirty skunk” did not constitute misconduct.

Apr 7, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

That juror during deliberation called defendant “dirty skunk” did not constitute misconduct.

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