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Chapter 9 and public pensions

Mar 18, 2014 By: C. Richard McQueen

The filing in 2013 of a Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Proceeding by the City of Detroit highlights again the growing problem of cities not being able to pay for public pensions.

State appeals court says Michigan county can’t chop employee work hours to save money

Mar 12, 2014 By: Virginia Kretschman

May a Michigan county cut employee work hours in order to cut the budget? The state Court of Appeals said no, in Wayne County v. AFSCME Council 25

The More Things Change…Public Law Libraries in the Digital Age

Mar 4, 2014 By: Lauren Jones

Public law libraries across the country are continuously evolving the form of traditional library services to serve their critical function well into the digital age.

Driving Into the Future: The Rapidly Changing Legal Environment of Cars

Feb 20, 2014 By: Rachel Utter

The breadth of new technologies that affect or otherwise interact with cars and driving has led to legislative actions across the states.

Building a successful court system: It starts with the employees

Feb 19, 2014 By: Hon. Kevin Burke

Effective leadership starts with genuinely caring about the people with whom you work.

Dismantling barriers to telehealth adoption

Feb 7, 2014 By: Lauren Jones

You may be familiar with the Verizon Wireless commercial describing the use of cloud technology and telehealth to increase access to healthcare

Extradition Extravaganza

Jan 31, 2014 By: Nathan Shoff

From the perspective of an American attorney, the double-jeopardy issues inherent in Italy’s criminal trial and appeals process are troubling. However, I do not see them rising to the level of being a complete bar to Ms. Knox’s extradition in this case.

Feds Look to Crowdsourcing for Help with Medicaid Fraud

Jan 20, 2014 By: Lauren Jones

Medicaid programs have long grappled with fraud and abuse issues. Recently, however, the federal agency which oversees state Medicaid programs sought help from “the crowd” and launched an online competition for software developers.

Webinar: Emerging technologies and insurance fraud

Jan 9, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Join us for this fascinating and educational webinar discussing two hot topics within technology and fraud investigations.

Free webinar: Understanding the law

Dec 13, 2013 By: Julia Madigan

Join us on December 19th at 10AM CST for a free webinar event, and learn simple ways that you can use technology to work smarter and be more efficient.