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Websites Don’t Need ADA Accessibility-11th Circuit

If Congress wants to include websites under its definition of “public accommodation,” it will have to make that explicit in legislation, per the Eleventh Circuit…

Can Workers, Fearing Covid, Quit And Still Get Unemployment?

Shortly after taking office, President Biden issued an executive order asking the Department of Labor to instruct state unemployment agencies to allow workers to claim…

Small Firm Lawyer Will Be Trump’s Impeachment Defense Counsel

For his upcoming Senate impeachment trial, Donald Trump has retained a lawyer from a small firm in Columbia, South Carolina. Though not well known nationally,…

The Long Strange Trip Of Cleta Mitchell

The unlikely career path of former Foley & Larder partner Cleta Mitchell is the subject of a recent article in the online daily Urban Milwaukee.…

Bad Year Predicted For Ransom Victims

Ransomware gangs have become more proficient and professional, aided in some cases by a mini-industry of consultants and stolen credential vendors. “I see no reason…

Law Firm Must Give Feds Names Of Tax Clients

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has declined a request for an en banc hearing in a case where an earlier panel ruling requires a…

Scalia’s Trinity

In his review of a recent anthology of writings by the late Justice Antonin Scalia, Harvard Law professor and Bloomberg columnist Noah Feldman identifies three…

Internet “Terms-Of-Service” Will Get SCOTUS Review

The on-line contracts called terms-of-service are under scrutiny in a case now before the Supreme Court, with a decision likely early next year. Van Buren…

Remote Work, Employee Well-Being And COVID-19

The COVID pandemic has been a catalyst for changes in the workplace, none more consequential than the increase in remote work, which often means working…

Malpractice Lawyer Indicted – Was It Extortion Or A Consulting Fee?

One of Maryland’s leading medical malpractice attorneys has been charged by federal prosecutors with attempted extortion. Allegations are that he demanded $25 million, couched as…