Career Development

The Million Dollar Question In Data Breach Lawsuits

The threshold question for determining if a consumer class action may proceed following a data breach is whether the plaintiffs have standing. For making that […]

Big Players, Big Promises, At White House Cybersecurity Conference

Some of the biggest players in the digital universe – including Apple, Microsoft and Google’s parent company, Alphabet – attended a White House conference with […]

Board Diversity Lawsuits Are Not Faring Well

The recent dismissal of two shareholder lawsuits alleging failure to promote board diversity continues an increasingly unmistakable trend, writes D&O expert Kevin M. LaCroix in […]

Confidentiality Of Litigation Funders

Confidentiality Of Litigation Funders

U.S. courts in most instances are ruling that information concerning litigation funding is protected work product, according to a recent study conducted by litigation finance […]

Sidley Tangled In Conflict Allegation Re Investigation Of LGBTQ Rights Group

The president of the DC-based Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ rights organization, was mentioned a number of times in NY Attorney General Letitia […]

New, Tighter, Restrictions On Non-Competes In Illinois Reflect A National Trend

A bare bones law prohibiting non-compete agreements for low-wage workers in Illinois has been dramatically augmented by amendments signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker […]

Biographers: He Wasn’t There

Few living adults have had their early career lives more closely scrutinized by scholars than 81-year-old Bob Dylan. One biographer tells Rolling Stone reporter Andy […]

Understand Cryptocurrency? Well, You Don’t Have To In Order To Vote For Taxing Its Brokers

A provision that addresses cryptocurrency survived bipartisan negotiations and remains in the recently passed Senate version of the infrastructure bill. An opinion piece by New […]

Litigation, “Citizen Voice,” Blamed For Swollen Infrastructure Budgets

The $39 billion allocated for transit in the current version of the infrastructure bill sounds like a lot of money, but it’s hardly going to […]

George Mason Law Prof Who Had The Virus Sues Over Vaccine Mandate

A law professor at George Mason University has sued university officials over the school’s mask and vaccine policies. Plaintiff Todd Zywicki alleges they violate both […]

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