The Privacy Technical Assistance Center (“PTAC”), a resource center established by the U.S. Department of Education for information on data privacy, recently released guidance relating to Terms of Service agreements.
California legislators are taking advantage of the continuing absence of federal regulation of unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS” or “drones”), and the provisions of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, Pub.L. 112-95 (“FMRA”), allowing state and local governments to regulate drone operation in the absence of federal regulation.
Washington state’s limited license legal technician (LLLT) program—though delayed—is gearing up to roll out this Spring. But legal professionals still aren’t sure what to expect.
In December, we began contacting state bar leaders across the country, asking them to send a survey to every lawyer in their state in an effort to get to the bottom of a seemingly…
Old and new regulations established by state professional boards that are composed of “active market participants” such as physicians, dentists and therapists, may be subject to antitrust challenge following the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission.
Yesterday the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the use of criminal background checks (GAO-15-162) tied to a congressional request.
We are all familiar with the “revolving door” between the public and private sector – government employees will often leave their posts and cross over to the private sector to capitalize on their experience in the government.
This past Friday, March 13th, was the last day for the unrestricted filing of bills in the current regular session of the 84th Texas Legislature (certain restrictions will make it harder to file a bill between now and the end of the legislative session on June 1st).
The Quality Judges Initiative believes that court systems should reflect the social makeup of their communities, and therefore should be diverse among many demographics.