Aug 1, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin
On August 1, 2001, Chief Justice Roy S. Moore unveiled a 5,280-pound granite Ten Commandments monument in the rotunda of the Alabama State Judicial Building
Aug 1, 2014 By: Virginia Kretschman
Must a public employer negotiate with the union before installing overt or covert cameras, or before using footage from those cameras to discipline employees?
Aug 1, 2014 By: Legal Solutions
No suit in tort will aid the tree;
Although the oak’s in disarray,
No court can make defendants pay.
Jul 31, 2014 By: David Light Richard D.R. Hoffmann
Buyers of consumer debt are flooding the dockets of Chapter 13 bankruptcy courts with claims for debts that are unenforceable under state
Jul 31, 2014 By: Legal Solutions
A person has no reasonable expectation of privacy in odors that emanate from a car in a public place; once a drug dog alerts to a car, therefore, …
Jul 30, 2014 By: Marc Schneier
With all due respect to Willie Nelson, three Texas Supreme Courts decisions in combination virtually guarantee financial ruin for Texas general contractors.
Jul 30, 2014 By: Craig Eastland
For 20 years, a steady trickle of U.S. corporations has chosen exile – renouncing U.S. corporate citizenship and reincorporating abroad. From Fruit of the Loom to Chiquita to AbbVie, a broad range of companies has sought asylum in a variety of exotic locales, from The Cayman Islands to Australia.
Jul 30, 2014 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann
The U.S. Supreme Court, in its unanimous decision in Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp., echoed its previous words in its landmark decision in Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles
Jul 30, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin
As mentioned in an earlier post, being tenacious is important to surviving in today’s legal job market. Of course, after the eighth or ninth rejection letter, that’s easier said than done.
Jul 30, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs
Highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a ruling by Delaware’s high court allowing