LXBN TV: Washington Lawsuit Pits State’s Legalized Marijuana Law Against City Ban

By | LXBN | June 9, 2014

Can local government step in and ban legalized marijuana in states where voters have already approved the practice? Well, that’s what we’re going to find out with a lawsuit filed against the city of Wenatchee, WA. It’s a fascinating and potentially landmark lawsuit at the intersection of municipal, state and federal law.

LXBN TV: DOJ Charges China with Corporate Cyber-Espionage – How Prevalent is This?

By | LXBN | May 20, 2014

For the first time in history, the United States government has formally charged employees of a foreign country’s government with cyber crimes. This comes as the Department of Justice announces it will charge five members of China’s army with hacking into American companies’ networks and stealing corporate secrets. And that begs the question—just how prevalent is this?

LXBN TV: Marijuana Firing Lawsuit Pits Colorado Law Against Federal Law

By | LXBN | May 15, 2014

Americans can use marijuana legally in a number of states. They can do so recreationally in Washington and Colorado, and medicinally in 20 others. But even though it’s legal, there are repercussions—as employers are currently free to fire employees if they test positive for marijuana use that occurs off-the-clock. A lawsuit that will soon be heard by the Colorado Supreme Court may change that.

LXBN TV: We May Soon See a Federal Trade Secret Law

By | LXBN | May 13, 2014

It seems to happen so infrequently that you have to take notice when it does—Congress is working together, and they’re doing so on a piece of legislation that may soon bring about a federal trade secrets law. The proposed piece of legislation, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014, would afford trade secrets the same level of protection other forms of critical intellectual property currently enjoy.