On Thursday morning the Supreme Court’s new docket moved ever closer with the announcement of eight new cases they would be hearing. One of those cases has seemed like an inevitability for a long time, and it’s got a lot of cases riding on it.
Today’s post is by attorney Yuriy Nemets, who has given considerable thought to the issue of INTERPOL’s refugee policy, how it is being implemented, and how it might be further developed.
The New York Times reported that Salesforce “has raised concerns with Europe’s antitrust authorities about the potential takeover” as to “…whether Microsoft’s proposed deal would hinder access by people and companies to the vast collection of data held by LinkedIn.”
By agreeing to hear “The Slants” case, Court may decide whether USPTO can cancel “Redskins” trademark registrations.
If you’ve been following the news over the past nine months or more, you likely know about the serious debt crisis facing Puerto Rico—and efforts by the United States federal government to address it.
Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published its final rule implementing Executive Order 13706 (the “Final Rule”), which requires certain federal contractors and subcontractors to provide paid sick leave to their employees.
Last week, two lawsuits were filed in federal court in Texas seeking to block the Final Rule on white-collar exemptions to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which was issued in May.
A few days ago, a newly-minted attorney asked me about what it takes to become an appellate attorney.
With news of the resumption of commercial aviation flights to Cuba, and other changes in the Cuba embargo accomplished through Presidential executive order, it would appear at first blush that the time is ripe to travel to Cuba to investigate commercial opportunities there.
If we travel back in time to September 2015, President Obama signed Executive Order 13706 (EO) which established a mandate on federal contractors to give their employees up to 56 hours (7 days) of paid sick leave each year.
Today the Supreme Court granted certiorari in a First Amendment challenge to New York’s ban on credit card surcharges.