Scientists on Trial

Sep 30, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

According to the Daily Telegraph (2011 WL 18762019), several Italian scientists are on trial for manslaughter after they failed to predict and

The Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011

Sep 29, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

Related UPDATE: Above the Law reported that the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) has a new policy that allows breastfeeding mothers additional

HPV Vaccine Executive Orders

Sep 23, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

The recent debate between Republican presidential candidates produced a number of contentious moments, but none more so than Rep. Michelle Bachman’s rebuke

What’s the new (mailbox) rule?

Sep 23, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

Given the financial struggles of our Post Office … will the legal community’s presumption of reliability of the postal service continue to

America Invents Act – First to File

Sep 16, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

As most of you are aware, Congress passed the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act.  Today, President Obama signs this legislation into law during

Election Law Research

Sep 8, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

With the field of presidential candidates taking shape, and Election Day only 14 months away, national campaign and election issues are again

I’m Ready for some Football…R U?

Sep 7, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

In 1990, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) issued a patent for the “Computerized Statistical Football Game” (FIND on Westlaw

Your Work E-mails Are Not Private . . . And Don’t Call Me “Night Ranger”

Aug 31, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

According to the Des Moines Register, three civil rights investigators at the Iowa Civil Rights Commission were  fired recently after an unrelated

Cloud Computing Implications

Aug 31, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

Evolving computing options impact nearly every business, including the legal profession. Trends in data management have given lawyers the ability to outsource

To Enforce or Not to Enforce – DREAM Act

Aug 31, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary, Janet Napolitano, recently announced U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is halting some immigrant removals.  See