On Tuesday, Senators Carl Levin (D-MI), John McCain (R-AZ), Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), and Tom Coburn (R-OK) introduced the “Deter Cyber Theft Act.”
While his daughter was undergoing surgery at East Jefferson General Hospital, Michael Carreras and his wife, Julie, went to the hospital cafeteria for breakfast.
Last week, the Governor of the State of Maryland signed a bill presented to him by the Maryland legislature and with his signature, the death penalty was abolished in Maryland.
In an opinion with as many acronyms as the Dallas Cowboys have draft-pick detractors, a California federal court in Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club v. The Bureau of Land Management et al, held that the BLM violated the National Environmental Policy Act in its assessment of oil and gas leases on federal lands in California.
Yesterday the Delaware State Senate passed House Bill 75, otherwise known as the Marriage Equality Act, by a vote of 12 in favor and 9 opposed.
Aereo/Aereokiller Update: The Ongoing Battle Over What Constitutes a Public Performance Under the Copyright Act
When we last checked in on our combatants, federal district courts in New York and California had come to contrary conclusions as to whether the unlicensed delivery of copyrighted content to subscribers over the Internet by companies that used virtually identical technologies constituted a public performance under the Transmit Clause of the Copyright Act.
As I’ve mentioned before, due to the ubiquitous presence of asbestos in certain industries all the way until the 1990s, we could see 60,000 or more new mesothelioma cases filed over the next few decades, and it seems there are still many big questions to answer through litigation. We should be talking about ways to streamline that process and, more than that, looking for ways to cure or to prevent mesothelioma.
Lawyers I coach frequently ask me what clients want in tough economic times. It is a great question. I sometimes respond: “in the current economy clients want better results and service and they want to pay less for it.”
Nobody can deny the tremendous impact the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Missouri v. McNeely will have on how we handle Minnesota DWIs in the future.
What’s Wrong with This Process? Why Are So Few Lawyers Willing to Assess How They’re Delivering Legal Services?
Last month I wrote that lawyers still hadn’t decided which should come first between legal project management (LPM) and legal process improvement (LPI).