As I discussed in a prior post, the substantive law applicable to a dispute can have a tremendous impact on its outcome. But what about the procedural law of the jurisdiction where a suit is being litigated?
First-Shot Misfire for Application Seeking Streamlined FTC Approval of New COPPA Parental Consent Mechanism
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted thumbs down in its first ruling under the new streamlined process adopted in its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule review for additional methods of securing verifiable parental consent for online collection and use of children’s personal information.
While employers strive to prevent workplace conflict, complaints about employee conduct may still arise. When the complaint involves discrimination or other unlawful conduct, it is important for the employer to thoroughly investigate the complaint and take appropriate action if the complaint is substantiated.
The setting was a roundtable session. The floor belonged to an Am Law 100 law firm leader. And the question she posed was clear: ”what must we do to get the highest value from our marketing / business development investments?”
The times they are a-mournin’ for proponents of immigrant rights and immigration reform. While Pope Francis shows the world how to love by embracing and praying with a tumor-scarred man, immigrants-rights activists and immigration-reform pragmatists are at war among themselves over tactics in the battle to achieve just solutions to our nation’s dysfunctional immigration problems.
Yesterday the Supreme Court heard oral argument in UNITE HERE Local 355 v. Mulhall involving the issue of whether the Labor-Management Relation Act’s prohibition on employers from providing a union with any “thing of value” extends to the promises an employer makes in a neutrality agreement.
Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) recently introduced legislation that aims to bolster the growth of online video services like Netflix and Hulu by providing them with certain protections against established cable and telecommunications companies.
There is a ”Rorschach” way to examine your thinking about the controversy over fossil fuels and global warming.
Let’s be honest – articles about Tom Cruise’s lifestyle are never dull, especially those pertaining to his religious beliefs. His divorce last year from Katie Holmes was, and continues to be, consistent tabloid fodder, especially with his ongoing defamation lawsuit against one such magazine for claiming that he “abandoned” their daughter, Suri.
Kris was forced to endure the unthinkable: her daughter had just become the victim of a sexual assault. In the weeks that followed, Kris alerted her employer of the assault and the care her daughter would require in the time ahead. Kris suffered too. As her doctor would later report, she had crying spells, a lack of energy and an inability to focus or concentrate.