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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.

Women in Law: If This Is Progress, What’s Failure?

Sep 4, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

Recently, Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers released their annual list of law firms they consider to be the most hospitable to female

Happy Birthday!

Sep 4, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

“Birthday rule” is adopted in calculating age, that is, rule that person attains given age on anniversary date of his birth.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Sep 3, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include two federal court rulings: one finding the

Retiring Westlaw Classic

Sep 3, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Thomson Reuters will retire Westlaw Classic on Aug. 31, 2015, after years of faithful service to the U.S. legal market. For customers that still rely on the legacy Westlaw Classic platform for some of their research needs, we are committed to ensuring a smooth and managed transition to WestlawNext.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#11) / Preparing for individual penalties

Sep 3, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

As part of the individual mandate, the ACA provides for penalties for those persons who have not arranged for satisfactory health care coverage for 2014. These penalties will be payable on 2014 income tax forms, due in 2015.

Zombie Dance Party = Probable Cause

Sep 3, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A “zombie dance party” gave officers probable cause to effectuate arrest for misdemeanor crime of disorderly conduct

Jury Awards $248M for Wrongful Deaths Due to Hyundai Right Steering Buckle Defect

Sep 2, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Olson v. Hyundai Motor Co. (Mont.Dist.) Jury Awards $248M for Wrongful Deaths Due to Hundai Right Steering Buckle Defect

Postcard from ILTA 2014: Let’s Talk Tech

Sep 2, 2014 By: Ryan Jansen

Last week saw the conclusion of the International Legal Technology Association’s 2014 annual conference. This year’s summit was insightful, informative and provided