Commentary and analysis of current events that have legal implications.  We often pick up stories from Reuters news sources, or there may be a new court filing on Westlaw that catches our attention.

Fatal Shooting Tests State’s “Stand Your Ground” Law

Sep 20, 2017 By: Jean Sica

This past June, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed an amended “stand your ground” legislation that supporters say bolster civilian rights to protect

DOJ’s Civil Asset Forfeiture Expansion Faces Bi-Partisan Roadblock

Sep 14, 2017 By: Owais Ahmed

Civil asset forfeiture is a practice used by law enforcement agencies to seize assets or property from any person suspected of a crime.

Charlotte Law School Fails Students

Aug 31, 2017 By: Mark Fetzko

  News surrounding the fate of for-profit Charlotte Law School went from bad to worse in August, with the beleaguered institution, owned by

Atari Breaks Out its Registrations in Kit Kat Attack

Aug 24, 2017 By: Adam Riley

On Thursday, August 17, 2017, Atari Interactive, Inc. filed suit against Nestlé based on an advertising campaign that began in 2016 for Nestlé’s

$24M verdict against Nissan for brake failure

Aug 21, 2017 By: Jean Sica

Recent trial outcomes published on Westlaw include a $24M verdict for a fatal motor vehicle collision resulting from defective brakes, a $15M verdict

Potential Legal Battle over Controversial Google Memo

Aug 16, 2017 By: Maria Mitchell

Did the Google Memo cross the line of Free Speech and move into creating a hostile work environment? This is question that

Designer Babies: Delivering Soon in the United States

Aug 2, 2017 By: Kelsey Gilmore

According to an article published by American Health Line earlier this week, a team of biologists in Oregon have conducted the first

Former Buckeye and NFL All-Pro Linebacker Chris Spielman Tackles Alma Mater Ohio State in Recent Lawsuit

Jul 26, 2017 By: Mark Fetzko

March Madness may bring office productivity to a standstill, but its big business for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The NCAA generates

Topical Roundup: Florida Motor Vehicle Collisions

Jul 21, 2017 By: Jean Sica

Three recently resolved Florida motor vehicle collision cases with large rewards include: Gentry v. Lubas Katharine Gentry was operating a vehicle on SW

Dispute over “Essential Red” Spills into Federal District Court

Jul 13, 2017 By: Stacey Patronik

Although consumers do not typically think about the regulatory devices which operate behind labels affixed to prospective wine bottles while searching for the

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