Unbeknownst to many, changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence governing the hearsay exception for ancient documents (FRE 803(16)), and additional rules governing self-authentication of evidence generated by electronic processes or systems (FRE 902(13)) and self-authentication of data copied from electronic sources (902(14)), are slated to become effective in 2017.
The White House has made a step toward implementing in federal agencies some breach response best practices currently used in the private sector.
This is the second of a multi-part blog series about President Barack Obama’s legacy on whistleblower rights. Today, we focus on where whistleblower rights stood when President Obama took office.
One of the highlights from the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 2016 Canadian Private Target M&A Deal Points Study in which our firm was a key participant (the 2016 Study), was the increased inclusion of sandbagging provisions in deals.
Last month in Jackson County, Missouri (Kansas City), two different juries issued eye-popping plaintiff verdicts in employment discrimination cases.
We now know what it takes to establish common carrier pipeline status in Texas. According to the Texas Supreme Court in Denbury Green Pipeline Texas LLC v. Texas Rice Land Partners Ltd.,
Taxi jumps a curb and strikes a person simply standing there. Excuse by the licensed taxi driver is that he pushed the gas and brake at the same time.
Appellate lawyers are the legal equivalent of a parent that you call to help navigate life’s uncertainties. In action, this means that appellate lawyers receive phone calls regarding obscure areas of law or rarely utilized procedures.
Arkansas voters’ decision to approve state-legal medical marijuana evidences a shift in attitudes towards medical cannabis that transcends stereotypical red-state/blue-state division on progressive cannabis reform.