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Boy scout injured in snowball fight before meeting couldn’t sue troop leader

Jan 13, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Boy scout injured in snowball fight before meeting couldn’t sue troop leader

“Sequenced Discovery” in Mass Tort Litigation

Jan 12, 2016 By: Paul D. Rheingold

Rather than litigating a mass tort where all issues are tackled at once, there have been proposals and occasional court orders isolating issues to be prepared and tried out first before others.

Drafting Letters of Intent the Sale of a Controlling Interest in a Corporation

Jan 12, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman

One method for acquiring ownership and control of another corporation is to enter into a stock purchase arrangement.

County Sheriff’s Deputy Took Property from Deceased’s Home; Sons Recover $2M

Jan 12, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Mathis v. County of Lyon (D.Nev.) County Sheriff’s Deputy Took Property from Deceased’s Home; Sons Recover $2M

Security guards trying to stop a school snowball fight need to do it right

Jan 12, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Security guards trying to stop a school snowball fight need to do it right

Tip of the Week: Deliver Statutory Text Only

Jan 11, 2016 By: Jessica Johnson

There is now an option on Westlaw to deliver the statutory text only when printing, emailing, downloading or otherwise delivering a statute.

Governments Around the World Threaten Digital Privacy

Jan 11, 2016 By: Craig Blakeley

Recent legal initiatives by governments in China and the United Kingdom illustrate the current trend to weaken the digital privacy rights of individuals in the name of enhanced national security

Snowball could have been thrown by anyone

Jan 11, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

The snowball could have been thrown by anyone

Instructions for 3-D printed guns OK to post online, briefs say (C.A.5)

Jan 8, 2016 By: Patrick Hughes

The fight between Texas-based Defense Distributed and the U.S. government now pending in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals raises questions about free speech, gun rights and what qualifies as an export on the U.S. munitions list.

New Year, New Lawyer: Firm Resolution #2, Secure Data

Jan 8, 2016 By: Jared Correia

The main thrust of a data security program should be to prevent the unauthorized breach before it occurs