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.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

May 21, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include stories about the Delaware high court endorsing “losing

News in brief: Think tank asks Supreme Court to hear Street View case

May 20, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

A think tank that studies technology innovation has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling that found Google violated the

How the Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 May Impact Health Care Providers

May 20, 2014 By: Lance O. Leider

The Florida Legislature recently passed the Florida Information Protection Act. If signed, it would impose stringent new requirements on numerous businesses that handle personal information.

Surgeon Receives $37M for Medtronic’s Failure to Develop Scoliosis Device Without Need for Spinal Fusion

May 20, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Braun v. Medtronic Sofamor Danek (D. Utah); Surgeon Receives $37M for Medtronic’s Failure to Develop Scoliosis Device Without Need for Spinal Fusion

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

May 14, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include stories about a class-action firm filing an appeal

$17 Million Verdict for Passenger Dragged, Run Over by Bus

May 13, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Baker v. New Jersey Transit Corp. (N.J.Super.L.); $17 Million Verdict for Passenger Dragged, Run Over by Bus

Minnesota Cyberbullying Legislation

May 8, 2014 By: Christy Klancher

With the recent passage of the Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act, all Minnesota public schools will be required to create comprehensive anti-bullying polices,

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

May 7, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include stories about a sexual orientation discrimination suit against

Justice Thomas: State Religions Are OK

May 6, 2014 By: Jason Steed

Justice Thomas’s solo concurring opinion in yesterday’s Town of Greece v. Galloway decision asserted that individual states may establish their own religions.

Two Prisoners Each Receive $18M Award for Wrongful Rape/Murder Convictions in ’86

May 6, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Restivo v. Nassau County; Detective Volpe, Estate of; Detective Fraas (E.D.N.Y.); Two Prisoners Each Receive $18M Award for Wrongful Rape/Murder Convictions in ’86