As Bob Dylan once said, the times, they are a-changin’. And it was only a matter of time before all that change reached the legal industry.
Seattle Times Reporter Erick Lacitis on May 19 published an interesting story on Wednesday, May 19 titled: West Seattle couple leaves all their assets – $847,215 – to Uncle Sam. [See Here.] Included in the article is a reproduction of what appears to be the actual Cashier’s Check drawn on Umpqua Bank and signed by the attorney who closed the estate of a man preceded 13 years by his wife in death.
Employers wishing to employ unpaid interns this summer may run afoul of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) which carries penalties of unpaid wages, attorneys’ fees and, possibly, an award of liquidated damages double the amount of the wage award, not to mention bad publicity.
Today’s Friday’s Five article is a bit different in that it focuses on the attorney – client relationship.
In law school, everybody learns the adage that hard cases make bad law. When it comes to the Federal Trade Commission, a better aphorism might be, “easy cases make new law.”
This week’s grant of certiorari in Gomez presents the possibility for major changes in the defense of class actions involving relatively small individual damages.
Found this at a great blog (pirated thoughts), which features all sorts of exciting developments in the world of comic book trademark law.
Scandal roiled the banking industry Wednesday as four of the world’s largest banks — Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland — pleaded guilty to federal antitrust violations for conspiring to manipulate foreign-currency markets over the course of several years.
Cindy Lee Garcia agreed to act in the film, “Desert Warrior.” The film’s producer dubbed blasphemous language into Garcia’s part and renamed the film “Innocence of Muslims.”
Male attorneys, it’s not a good idea to use the “V” word when referring to your female adversaries, and you might even be sanctioned for it.
Christine Kingston got where she is today by staying focused. And now her blog has done the same.