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Topical Roundup: Motor Vehicle Accidents

Mar 24, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Some recent noteworthy legal summaries involving motor-vehicle accidents include an accident at a sales barn in Iowa, a pedestrian struck by a motorist with willful intent to harm in California, and a tractor-trailer/vehicle collision in Pennsylvania.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Securities, March 24, 2016

Mar 24, 2016 By: Gary Rodekuhr

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

CRAWL, WALK, RUN: Building Corporate Pro Bono Programs

Mar 24, 2016 By: Bernadette Bulacan, Esq.

Corporate legal departments gathered at the 2016 Pro Bono Institute Conference this week to discuss best practices in managing a pro bono program.

Pet birds aren’t “wild or ferocious” animals

Mar 24, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Pet birds aren’t “wild or ferocious” animals

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, March 23, 2016

Mar 23, 2016 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Intellectual Property provides summaries of significant federal court decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Intellectual Property law.

SCOTUS Brings Stun Guns Under Second Amendment

Mar 23, 2016 By: Jill Paperno

On Monday, in Caetano v. Massachusetts, the Supreme Court concluded that stun guns are protected by the Second Amendment.

It was okay to stop cross-examination if bird theft defendant refused to identify bird as one being in his possession

Mar 23, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

It was okay to stop cross-examination if bird theft defendant refused to identify bird as one being in his possession

Why there are no class actions in mass tort cases

Mar 22, 2016 By: Paul D. Rheingold

Not only lay people but also many lawyers think — incorrectly — of “class actions” when you tell them that you handle mass torts.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Intellectual Property, March 22, 2016

Mar 22, 2016 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Intellectual Property provides summaries of significant federal court decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Intellectual Property law.

$1.86M to Former Sales Rep for Sexual Harassment/Retaliation Involving FBI Account/Unit Chief

Mar 22, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Mackey v. Helinet Aviation Services L.L.C.; Helinet Technologies (Cal.Super.) $1.86M to Former Sales Rep for Sexual Harassment/Retaliation Involving FBI Account/Unit Chief