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.

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

Be Careful Where You Walk

Jun 30, 2017 By: Jean Sica

These and other interesting cases can be found in Westlaw Jury Verdicts & Settlements. Koplin v. Spencer Amy Koplin, a 25-year-old female, reportedly

Legal Implications Surrounding Bitcoin

Jun 22, 2017 By: Kelsey Gilmore

Bitcoin has been making its way into the news and into legal discussion for the past couple years and more so now as

Non-Verbal Intimidation in California

Jun 15, 2017 By: Mark Fetzko

In one of Seinfeld’s classic episodes, Kramer said 94% of communication is non-verbal. Whatever the merits of his claim, non-verbal threats don’t merit

Eastern District of Texas to lose spot as top patent court post-TC Heartland

Jun 8, 2017 By: Adam Riley

An industry group has predicted that patent filings in the highly favored United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

JV Roundup: The Changing Nature of Privacy

Jun 2, 2017 By: Jean Sica

At what point does freedom of expression meet the right to the protection of private life? This subject was explored through a Facebook

Are Zillow Zestimates Actually Appraisal Estimates with a “Z”?

Jun 1, 2017 By: Stacey Patronik

When Barbara Andersen listed her home for sale in Glenview, Illinois, this was not the first time that the real estate litigation attorney

Is a Sex-Specific Dress Code Enforceable?

May 26, 2017 By: Anna Wiles

On September 25, 2014 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a complaint against R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. (Harris) in

Whittier Law School Closes: Will We See a Domino Effect?

May 17, 2017 By: Owais Ahmed

Many have predicted an eventual avalanche in the legal market. With the emergence of many new law schools over the past few

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