The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) decides a few significant administrative law cases each Term and the Term just concluded was no exception. Although “administrative law” decisions do not draw the interest of the more volatile constitutional cases that the general press finds so tantalizing, administrative law and related decisions profoundly affect how Americans live and interact with their Government.
EU Data Protection—the Inconvenient Truth: They’re As Bad As the US When It Comes to Spying On Citizens
In the wake of the leaks about the NSA’s PRISM program and domestic data collection activities, EU officials have, quite predictably, raised alarms that the NSA’s programs pose a grave threat to the privacy of EU citizens.
Two bills designed to facilitate the removal of minors’ personal information from social networking sites are currently under consideration in the California State Assembly, after being approved in the upper house of the state’s legislature, the Senate, in early 2013.
Intellectual property is like other kinds of property in several respects. It’s sometimes as easy to find as real property (i.e. land, houses, condominiums) because it’s usually subject to the requirement that it be registered with the government.
About two weeks ago, a deposition Paula Deen gave in the midst of an employment discrimination lawsuit became public. To say she burned her roux would be an understatement.
There’s nothing new about cross-border business ventures in which a resident of State A is a co-owner of a closely held business entity organized in State B.
Buoyed by an influx of case filings in the final days of June, securities class action lawsuit filings during the first half of 2013 remained roughly on pace with 2012 filings, although well below the historical average number of filings.
The new immigration reform bill approved by the Senate last week mandates that employers check a government database called E-Verify to confirm that all of their new hires are legally eligible to work in the U.S. First launched in 1996, E-Verify compares employees’ names, social security numbers, and passport photographs with Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Obama’s Climate Action Plan, OMB, Food Safety, Affordable Care Act Exchanges
The Administration filled a key regulatory post and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completed review on another economically significant Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act regulation, in addition to the preventive contraceptives final rule.