Ohio Judicial Election Process Called into Question After Defeat of Highly-Rated Justices

Ohio Judicial Election Process Called into Question After Defeat of Highly-Rated Justices

The defeat of two incumbent supreme court justices has led some to consider making changes to the judicial election process. Neither justices’ qualifications were called into question, and both received higher ratings from the state bar association than did their challengers—one of whom was “not recommended.”

Debate Over Campaign Finance Disclosure Continues

Debate Over Campaign Finance Disclosure Continues

While the landmark decision of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S. 310 (2010), opened the door to unlimited corporate spending independent of candidates, it also opened the door to unlimited debate over the appropriate balance between freedom of speech and the disclosure of who is funding groups that are making independent expenditures or participating in issue advocacy.

LXBN TV: What Obama’s Second Term Means for Privacy Law—Littler’s Philip Gordon

By | LXBN | November 14, 2012
LXBN TV

Right there with employment, privacy law stands as one of the most interesting and most-discussed areas of law during President Barack Obama’s first term in office. Though we saw a lot of action, not all of it is attributable to the President, and the same may hold true during Obama’s second term. Joining me now to offer his thoughts on what the realm of privacy law will look like over the coming years—at both the federal and state level—is the Chair of Littler‘s Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group, Philip Gordon, author on their Workplace Privacy Counsel blog.

2013 and Beyond: the Wage & Hour Division in Obama’s Second Term

2013 and Beyond:  the Wage & Hour Division in Obama’s Second Term

In the wake of last week’s re-election of President Obama and a Republican House majority, Americans are left with many questions:  What is this “fiscal cliff” I keep hearing about?  What are my responsibilities under Obamacare?  Is there really a possibility of comprehensive immigration reform?

‘a Hypothetical Election Between Nationalists and Communists Hits the Chinese Web’: The Atlantic

By | China Debate | November 12, 2012
‘a Hypothetical Election Between Nationalists and Communists Hits the Chinese Web’: The Atlantic

“You are pretending you are in New York, and we are pretending we are voting. Sigh! What a dream.” @I鸭梨山大 I have used the sub-title ‘A Hypothetical Election Between Nationalists And Communists Hits The Chinese Web’ because the title, ‘Electoral Map: What If China Became a Multiparty Democracy Tomorrow?’is a little misleading.

Election Results: Key Developments for Federal Privacy and Data Security Legislation

By | LXBN | November 12, 2012

Elections have consequences. What are the consequences of the 2012 election on U.S. federal privacy, data security and breach notice legislation? We outline some key developments in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and explain how these developments might affect legislative priorities and prospects for the 113th Congress beginning in 2013.

Obama Reelected: the Department of Labor Wants to Know if You Are Taking Steps to Comply with Healthcare Reform

Obama Reelected:  the Department of Labor Wants to Know if You Are Taking Steps to Comply with Healthcare Reform

With the reelection of President Obama, it is clear that employers should be preparing to comply with all of the applicable provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (the “Affordable Care Act”).

LXBN TV: What Obama’s Second Term Means for Immigration Law—Angelo Paparelli

By | LXBN | November 12, 2012
LXBN TV

If Election 2012 showed us anything, it’s that immigration is a monumental issue for both parties to take on. In looking at the demographics that supported Obama and their reasons for doing so, some have looked at the his victory as a mandate for serious immigration reform. At the same time, it’s become the GOP most alter their stance on immigration if they’re going to appeal to a rapidly changing electorate. Joining me to discuss both these issues is Seyfarth Shaw attorney Angelo Paparelli, author of Nation of Immigrators