This week, several of us bloggers (Dan Schwartz, Donna Ballman, Eric Meyer, Jon Hyman, and I) will be choosing a debate question on a labor and employment law topic for each of the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates. DISCLAIMER: I have tried to ask an “adversarial” question of every candidate. Please don’t be offended, and please be aware that my questions may or may not reflect my actual political views.
How can political attack ads get away with taking out-of-context statements of the candidates that they are attacking, and twisting these statements to convey meanings that were never intended by the candidate who first uttered the words?
Just in time for Mesothelioma Awareness Day (which is tomorrow), yesterday the Wall Street Journal recycled the same canned attack on the Philadelphia Complex Litigation Center that the Chamber of Commerce and other special interests have been pushing for some time. (See here and here for more about the attacks on Philadelphia’s courts.)
Neuroscience has origins dating back to 500 B.C.E. Arguably even earlier evidence exits that Egyptian civilization studied the nervous system in 1700 B.C.E
People frequently observe the cultural barriers which the Chinese companies find difficult to overcome in relation to China’s nascent outbound investment program.
Lawyers and other professionals regularly raise privacy concerns when it comes to using Facebook. In many cases lawyers decide not to use Facebook for personal or professional networking because of these concerns.
I was fortunate to work with the team that won a $125,000+ judgment against the City of Paris (France, not Texas) for reverse domain name hijacking. In laymen’s terms, that is when an alleged trademark owner overreaches and tries to hijack a domain name to which they don’t have rights.
With all the technological advancements over the past five to ten years, doesn’t it sometimes blow your mind that the FAX machine is a tool many businesses use on an everyday basis. In our brief interview, VLP Law Group Founding Partner David Goldenberg explains that simplifying this process is one of the first steps lawyers should take to creating a more efficient law practice. Goldenberg will be speaking as part of the Technologies for eLawyering session at the Legal Marketing Technology Conference West October 11th in San Francisco. Enter code “TechDayLXBN” for an extra $50 off.
Throughout my career I have worked with some fantastic leaders. I keep a little notebook where I write down interesting quotes, ideas and thoughts that I pick up from them from time to time.
Last week, a federal judge in Illinois showed us why employers may be wise to (lawfully) search for and use electronic communications involving an employee.