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Is the “best interests of the children” test unconstitutional?

Jan 30, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

A New Jersey lawsuit is claiming that the “best interests of the children” test is unconstitutional.

Police Officers Are Presumed to Know the Law

Jan 30, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

The legal maxim that one is presumed to know the law applies to police officers.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Jan 29, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from recent litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journal blog include a commentary on the Montreal Convention and how

Drone Regulation Update

Jan 29, 2015 By: Adam Lockhart

Given the recent increase in drone activity by private citizens, here is an update on drone legislation

You have to watch where you are going, even when carrying furniture

Jan 29, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

You have to watch where you are going, even when carrying furniture

Every Legal Term is a Business Term: Keeping Business Perspective in Negotiations

Jan 28, 2015 By: Mladen D. Kresic

Good lawyers keep a strong business perspective in mind along with terms dealing with risk, liabilities and indemnities

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, January 28, 2014

Jan 28, 2015 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting labor and employment law.

Presumption that court records are open to the public: The default rule

Jan 28, 2015 By: Dennis Wall

The default presumption is that court records are open to the public.

Washington Elder Law Practice Report (#25) / State pushes to maximize health exchange enrollment

Jan 28, 2015 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The Washington State Health Benefit Exchange is moving on several fronts to maximize health insurance enrollment before the second ACA enrollment deadline.

You should not slumber on your rights

Jan 28, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

When it comes to your legal rights, don’t sleep on them.