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For those individuals who are not sports fans or are living under a rock, if you don’t already know, the first active player in the NBA has disclosed to Sports Illustrated that he is gay.
The art of passing a law in Congress is easily summarized by the old proverb, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again.” In the case of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), this adage seems especially apt. Over a year has passed since 100,000 websites (including Wikipedia, Reddit, and WordPress) participated in raising awareness about two other bills – the Stop Online Privacy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act. Both purported to protect intellectual property, but also restricted freedom of speech and the use of other media in ways that had been traditionally accepted. While CISPA is a far cry from those two bills, the controversy surrounding its recent passage is proving to be just as troublesome.
Legal education doesn’t end upon graduation from Law school. In fact, it’s just the beginning. Law School worked well throughout most of the 20th Century because there was an unwritten rule between law schools and law firms.
I blame Burger King. Remember the ads back in the day encouraging Burger King patrons to “hold the pickles, hold the lettuce – special orders don’t upset us”?
The NLRB, Social Media, and the Non-Union Workplace: Employees Improperly Fired for Facebook Postings
In Design Technology Group LLC d/b/a Bettie Page Clothing, 359 NLRB No. 96 (4/19/13), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continued its aggressive efforts to regulate the workplace implications of social media in non-union workplaces.
Another of my all-time favorite conference sessions at LMA is always the client panel. For me, the panel always makes the investment in the conference worth it, because I can impart what I learn from the GCs there to my lawyers, to help them to understand their own clients better, and that adds value for everyone.
When you get sick or become diagnosed with some ailment, you go see a Doctor, right? The Good Doc prescribes some pain meds for you to ease your pain and allow you to get back to work, grinding it out.
When Southern District of New York Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald entered her order in the consolidated Libor litigation on March 29, 2013, she dismissed the plaintiffs’ antitrust and RICO claims against the Libor rate-setting banks, and she also declined to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over the plaintiffs’ state law claims, which she dismissed without prejudice.