Ask almost any lawyer and they’ll tell you there’s room for change in the legal industry—but you’ll get just as many answers about what that change is. That’s why Michigan State University (MSU) is launching the Center for Legal Services Innovation.
The legal industry is experiencing an unprecedented period of change. But it isn’t just the law firms that have are changing—it’s also the legal departments inside companies of all sizes.
Often employers will neglect or overlook revising their vacation and/or paid time off (PTO) policies, which are buried in the employee handbook that was last revised a half-dozen years ago.
Hiring new employees? For the next job offer, instead of relying on the old job offer letter you have a lawyer review in the 1990’s, it is recommended to review the offer letter to ensure it is up to date with current law.
Over the past year, e-discovery issues have splashed the front pages of the newspapers even outside of the Court system.
Round One of Deflategate has concluded…it’s now time for Round Two.
“It’s a bizarre program that is absolutely essential to American healthcare.”
Securities litigation has a culture defined by multiple elements: the types of cases filed, the plaintiffs’ lawyers who file them, the defense counsel who defend them, the characteristics of the insurance that covers them, the way insurance representatives approach coverage, the government’s investigative policies – and, of course, the attitude of public companies and their directors and officers toward disclosure and governance.
On July 28, Senator Ron Wyden objected to the Senate’s passage of the Intelligence Authorization Bill for Fiscal Year 2016.
Another federal court, this one in Washington, D.C., has come down on the side of the NLRB’s new election rule.