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French Software Developers Sue Apple over App Store Contract Terms

Oct 31, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

Open source software development company, Nexedi, has sued Apple in a court in France.

No First Amendment protection for being in public during Halloween festivities

Oct 31, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

No First Amendment protection for being in public during Halloween festivities.

DOJ, FTC warn HR professionals on ‘naked’ wage fixing, no-poach pacts

Oct 29, 2016 By: Elizabeth T. Brown

The Justice Department has announced it will criminally investigate companies that enter into agreements to fix employee compensation or pledge not to

IP geolocater that targeted couple’s farm cannot escape privacy suit

Oct 28, 2016 By: Dan Ostrach

A Kansas couple can proceed with their federal lawsuit alleging an IP geolocation company wreaked havoc on their lives by identifying their

Sanctions for continuing to sell Halloween-themed wine were warranted

Oct 28, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Sanctions for continuing to sell Halloween-themed wine were warranted.

Revising California’s Jury Instructions on Bad Faith Failure to Settle: Should There Be a Second Reasonableness Inquiry?

Oct 27, 2016 By: John K. DiMugno

This post argues that focusing exclusively on the reasonableness of the claimant’s settlement demand effectively makes bad faith failure to settle a strict liability tort in violation of California law.

Board of Education had immunity for injury at school’s haunted house event

Oct 27, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Board of Education had immunity for injury at school’s haunted house event.

Companies in various industries feel Hurricane Matthew’s impact

Oct 26, 2016 By: Cory Hester

Hurricane Matthew, which pounded the U.S. southeastern coast in early October, adversely impacted companies across various industries, according to recent filings with

Supreme Court to hear qualified immunity case over 9/11 detentions

Oct 26, 2016 By: Phyllis Skupien

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a ruling that exposes senior federal officials to suits for tort damages for their detention of non-citizens after the 9/11 attacks.

Patron’s fear of chainsaw-wielding act at haunted house was inherent risk

Oct 26, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Patron’s fear of chainsaw-wielding act at haunted house was inherent risk.