On July 30th the Senate confirmed career union lawyer Kent Hirozawa (D) and retired AFL-CIO Associate General Counsel Nancy Schiffer (D) as well as seasoned management labor lawyers Philip Miscimarra (R) and Harry Johnson (R) to serve on the National Labor Relations Board.
The last thing a victim needs just after an accident is for a crush of lawyers to show up on his doorstep, uninvited, pressuring him to sign up for a lawsuit. But that’s what happens after just about every major air crash. That type of lawyer solicitation is distasteful, to say the least.
Making Social Networks Remediate Defamation Enabled by Their Platforms: Irish High Court Has a Solution
Recently, the Irish High Court came up with a novel solution in a social media defamation case involving an unfortunate young student who was grossly defamed when certain persons wrongly identified him as the man seen in a video posted on YouTube exiting a taxi in Dublin without paying the fare.
Sixth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Fraud-Related Claims Against Thomas M. Cooley Law School for Misrepresentation of Graduate Employment Rates
The Sixth Circuit on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of claims brought by twelve graduates of Thomas M. Cooley Law School based on Cooley’s alleged misrepresentation of graduates’ employment rates and salaries.
In employment cases, it is very difficult to not take things personally. When a person works for a company for 20 years and then gets fired because s/he comes down with some illness or because a new boss does not like minorities, then it does get personal.
Today pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers and group purchasing organizations (“GPOs”) start to collect data on their financial arrangements with physicians and teaching hospitals to comply with the Physician Payments Sunshine Act (‘‘Sunshine Act’’).
In a recent post, I discussed whether the Obama campaign’s strategy for targeted outreach during the 2012 presidential campaign amounted to a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, since it apparently involved violations of Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities.
I always think it’s fun to look at lists of famous trademarks or summaries of what individuals perceive to be strong marks associated with various regions.
What happens when the employee who set up the company’s LinkedIn account leaves? Or, what happens when your outside marketing firm set up your Facebook page but refuses to give it to you because of a fee dispute?