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Today in 1816: SCOTUS rules that it has the final say on federal law questions

Mar 20, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

On March 20, 1816, the Supreme Court ruled in Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee that it has the final authority to decide questions of federal law, even over state courts.

Hillary Clinton’s E-Mail Woes, and Their Lessons for Your Organization

Mar 20, 2015 By: Jeff Matsuura

The Clinton experience presents an extreme example of the “Bring Your Own Device” trend currently affecting many different organizations around the world.

From the court’s point of view, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations may be religious or non-religious

Mar 20, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

From the court’s point of view, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations may be religious or non-religious

Upcoming Webinar: The Dos and Don’ts of Using Independent Contractors

Mar 19, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Join Practical Law and the Wage & Hour Defense Institute for a free, 75-minute webinar providing guidance on independent contractors

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Securities, March 19, 2015

Mar 19, 2015 By: Gary Rodekuhr

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

Net neutrality vote introduces a new player in the privacy game: The FCC

Mar 19, 2015 By: Kenneth N. Rashburn

The Federal Trade Commission has recently indicated, in word and deed, that it intends to take an increased role in privacy protection.

Churches have to follow the law

Mar 19, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Churches have to follow the law like anyone else.

The Paperless Law Practice: Converting your paper folders into electronic ones

Mar 18, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

Your boxes of paper file folders have to be converted into an electronic form, and unfortunately, they aren’t going to do that by themselves.

Appellate courts are not required to go record-hunting

Mar 18, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Appellate courts are not required to go record-hunting

$72M Verdict for Georgia Apartment Dweller Injured Due to Uncapped Gas Line Explosion

Mar 17, 2015 By: Jury Verdicts

Wells v. Aslan Commons LLC and WSE LLC (Ga.State Ct.) $72M Verdict for Georgia Apartment Dweller Injured Due to Uncapped Gas Line Explosion