The finger pointing has begun. According to news reports, a frozen fruit mix commonly used in smoothies is suspected in a hepatitis A outbreak that has affected 30 people in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Last week, the Associated Press reported that the Department of Justice had obtained confidential phone records for more than 20 telephone lines used by the staff of the Associated Press while investigating leaks of classified information.
In a story we first reported on in December last year, a cruise passenger aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship was sentenced to eight years in federal prison for transporting thousands of child pornography photos and videos on a cruise from Port Canaveral.
The California State Legislature has been busy this week amending and voting on bills relating to hydraulic fracturing. The biggest move was yesterday’s Senate vote to pass SB 4, sending the bill to the Assembly.
On May 20, the Georgia Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former Georgia Southern University football player who suffered injuries after the football coach allegedly forced team members to fight one another during practice.
We have been following very closely developments in NLRB v. Noel Canning, the case seeking Supreme Court review of the D.C. Circuit Court’s judgment invalidating President Obama’s January 4, 2012 appointment of several NLRB members.
As we discussed with participants in our recent Labor and Employment Law Seminar, despite recent setbacks, the National Labor Relations Board continues to issue decisions that are concerning for employers.
The Chinese military is and has been attacking the United States. And not just the United States military, but American companies in general. You haven’t heard that much about it because it’s taking place on a front we’re not used to seeing in combat—cyberspace. A recent report by Mandiant Corp. revealed there have been 41 separate attacks directed primarily at U.S. corporations and U.S. government agencies. Joining me today to explain the report and what companies can do to protect themselves is Eric Packel of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin and their blog, the Data Breach Legal Watch.
Yes. As significant recipients of federally funded grants and contracts, colleges and universities are feeling the impact of the current environment of federal budget uncertainty – primarily sequestration, continuing resolutions, redirection of funds, and other austerity measures.