With the Supreme Court poised to hear oral arguments in the King v. Burwell case, many are left wondering what their healthcare will look like once the decision is handed down.
Two students at Reese Elementary School in Lodi, CA, have reportedly tested positive for E. coli, and a seven-year-old boy was hospitalized. Lab tests are being done to identify other potential cases.
More than two decades have passed since internationally recognized copyright law expert and award-winning novelist Professor Paul Goldstein of Stanford Law School (and Of Counsel to Morrison & Foerster) published his landmark book, Copyright’s Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox—a wide-ranging and insightful (not to mention entertaining!) examination of the past, present and future of copyright law, from both a cultural and legal perspective.
A “Real Administrative Rat Mess” – or Takeaways from SCOTUS Oral Arguments in EEOC V. Abercrombie &Fitch
On February 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., a closely-watched religious discrimination case that we’ve blogged about before.
Illinois Attorney General Seeks Stronger Data Breach Notification Law, Requirement to Safeguard Personal Information
Reacting to a report that identity theft was a top concern for Illinois residents (second in a list of ten), Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced a legislative proposal to strengthen the state’s existing data breach notification law.
Last week, Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Administrator Dr. David Weil, who we have profiled in the past, announced on the DOL’s blog that WHD recovered more than $240 million dollars from employers on behalf of workers during fiscal year 2014, which ended last September. This total was down about 4% from last year’s $249 million, but is still an enormous total given WHD’s limited investigative capabilities.
As you read this, I will either be in Shanghai, or on my way there (my brain is currently too fried from conference prep, getting ready for a blog launch, and a variety of other projects to calculate the time/travel difference!).
The CBS 60 Minutes documentary, The Storm After The Storm, called insurance company lawyers, “Dogs on a Leash.”
The Food and Drug Administration recently issued a “safety communication” warning that a common medical device used to perform procedures that over 500,000 Americans undergo annually, may put patients at risk for developing “super bug” infections.
The nature of the SEC’s business a regulator of public companies lends a certain expansive aspect to its jurisdiction.