Darren Wilson will not be criminally charged with the murder of Michael Brown. The decision, which came after 100 days of grand jury deliberation, represents an unhappy intersection of legal high jumps, racial politics, and raw emotion.
Technology pervades every sector of our economy, and certainly has impacted the health care industry. One example is telemedicine. Telemedicine has the potential to exponentially expand a provider’s geographic footprint, efficiently leverage a doctor’s time and dramatically reduce barriers to patient interaction
State attorneys general from California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington sent a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray urging the agency to issue rules imposing “prohibitions, conditions, or limitations on the use of pre-dispute arbitration clauses” in consumer agreements for financial products or services.
The moment when you learn your wife has cancer gets imprinted on your brain in a hurry. At least for me, it did.
By any objective view, the law has fallen far behind scientific advancements and lawyers have fallen far behind in their use of technology.
Are parents now liable for what their kids post to Facebook? According to a recent decision in the Georgia Court of Appeals, they are.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that once something is on the Internet, it’s there for good. Data collection is suddenly hitting the public’s awareness, but your Internet footprint is vaster than you know. And doxing is here to take advantage of that.
With over 10,000 whistleblower tips since 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently unveiled its most detailed portrait yet of the whistleblowers who have received awards under the SEC incentive program created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Will lawyers across the country openly speak up regarding the Ferguson Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Brown for the shooting of Michael Brown?
Senator Alexander’s Report Puts the Spotlight On the EEOC — and Promises Further Oversight in the Next Congress
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), the current Ranking Member and soon to be Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee, today issued a report entitled EEOC: An Agency on the Wrong Track? Litigation Failures, Misfocused Priorities, and Lack of Transparency Raise Concerns About Important Anti-Discrimination Agency, which can be found here.
Companies can’t be careful enough when it comes to potential retaliation against whistleblowers. In fact, they may be perceived as retaliating—or doing something just as bad—when they didn’t even know they were. That’s exactly the case in a ruling coming out of the Fifth Circuit Court of appeals, one involving Halliburton.