There are many traits you must have to be successful. I assume that you have many of them. One of the most important traits that will set lawyers apart in the future is the ability to focus in an age of distraction.
Much has been written recently about the sad case of Aaron Swartz. Described as “a brilliant young software programmer and Internet activist,” Swartz, 26, committed suicide in January.
Chalk it up to a younger generation, technology that lets workers untether from their desks, the pressure to keep overhead down or a shift in cultural norms. Whatever the cause, more companies are looking to maximize efficiencies of space and literally break down the barriers that often hinder shared ideas and collaboration.
If you stay awake at night and use your computer, iPad, or other electronic device, you could be causing your own depression. The journal Nature explains how our ability to use light throughout the night may actually cause us a great deal of harm.
Does God Care About the Super Bowl? Does the Tiger Care About Pi? Does Anyone Care About What Happens in a Courtroom?
The son of one of my partners is a rabbi, who wrote a provocative article about God and the Super Bowl. His conclusion is that God cares about all beings and if beings care about the Super Bowl, so does God on a certain level (you may have a different interpretation).
Happy 20th Birthday, FMLA! On February 5, 1993, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act, making it the very first piece of legislation he signed into law as President.
Application to U.S. Supreme Court Challenging NLRB Recess Appointments Rejected by Justice Ginsburg; Referral to Justice Scalia Sought
Attorneys for a Connecticut nursing home company are attempting to have an application challenging the constitutionality of President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board referred to Justice Scalia after it was rejected yesterday by Justice Ginsburg, acting in her capacity as the Circuit Justice for the Second Circuit.
As I set out in my last blog post, “Who is Demanding BYOD?“, the demand for bringing your own device to work may come from all corners and levels of the company. In this post, I set out the benefits of BYOD.
Ray Lewis’s retirement has made for an interesting time to be a criminal defense lawyer. Many of us who defend people for a living lead two lives.
As explained in an earlier post, the 2010 health care reform law requires health plans to provide women’s preventive care and services without cost sharing. Regulations issued August 1, 2011 included all FDA-approved contraception for women in the definition of women’s preventive care and services. That includes abortion and abortifacient drugs (like the so-called “morning-after” pill).