Does an app change the way an employee is defined? Though they haven’t been around long, “sharing economy” apps like Uber, Lyft, and more are already set to change the way people travel—not to mention the way they function in their everyday lives.
Last week, the Attorneys General from Oregon and Washington filed a joint brief in support of Colorado, which is facing a Supreme Court law suit brought by Nebraska and Oklahoma (I will refer to them as the NO states) seeking to shut down Colorado’s recreational marijuana program.
Today, March 31, 2015, marks the fifth annual World Backup Day.
Did you celebrate a birthday on March 23? If so, you share your special day with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
In a per curium opinion (pdf), the United States Supreme Court has held that the placement of a tracking device on a person is a search within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment, even if the person is compelled for life to wear the device as part of a sentence.
In a letter this past week, nearly 200 interest groups urged President Obama to issue an executive order “banning the box” for federal contractors and to implement other “fair chance” hiring reforms protecting ex-offenders.
On March 25, 2015, the United States House of Representative, Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade approved draft legislation which would replace state data breach notification laws with a national standard.
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has a favorite saying that he attributes to one of his public school teachers: “Having no plan is a plan.”
Jarvis Taylor was on trial for committing an armed robbery with an air gun. Because his prior criminal history included theft by receiving stolen property, possession of a tool for the commission of a crime, and aggravated assault for his actions during a jail riot, a conviction for the armed robbery would have meant a mandatory sentence of life without the possibility of parole.
Earlier this month, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion announced the creation of the “National Consumer Assistance Plan,” which will, among other things, change the way these credit bureaus handle consumer disputes and report unpaid medical bills.