• Are Federal Prosecutors About To Charge Skadden?

    Federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York are considering filing charges against law firm Skadden Arps, as well as against former Skadden partner Greg Craig, according to a report from CNN. The case, which is...

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  • Prize Avocado IP, Headed For Court

    A grower in the Dominican Republic discovered a new strain, said to produce avocados large enough to make a whole loaf of avocado toast but still having the rich flavor of some of the smaller California varieties....

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  • Outdated Technology Ubiquitous and Risky

    Offices tend to use devices until they are outdated, and to rely on technology long past recommended replacement cycles – practices that create unnecessary cybersecurity risks. Example: With BYOD now a routine corporate practice, the fact that...

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  • Witness To Kavanaugh Incident Wrote Of The Manly Virtues

    Mark Judge is a prep school pal of Brett Kavanaugh’s, a journalist and a film-maker, but history is likely to remember him as the one who was at Kavanaugh’s side when the Supreme Court nominee allegedly made...

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  • Federal Court Must Decide If Netflix Is a Video Service

    A 2007 Missouri law allows municipalities and counties to collect franchise fees from video service providers, and they’ve been collecting from cable operators ever since. But Missourians, like other U.S. residents, are increasingly dropping cable service in...

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  • Proposed NLRB Rule Would Tighten Definition of “Joint Employer”

    The NLRB has proposed a rule that would tighten the definition of “joint employer,” essentially reversing the 2015 Browning-Ferris...

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  • What Law Firms Can Learn About Cybersecurity From Other Industries

    In some respects, law firms are at an advantage. Other industries, notably health care, have been hit earlier and harder, and for law firms, there are lessons to be learned. Among them: Encryption is a good investment....

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  • #MeToo Attorney Represents Subject of Kavanaugh Letter

    A letter purportedly describing an incident in which Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh committed some sort of sexual transgression in high school is in possession of the Senate Judiciary Panel’s top Democrat, Diane Feinstein. The other Democrats...

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  • A Gaping Loophole In “Carbon Accounting”

    It appears that the U.S. and Europe have made good progress lowering their green house gas emissions in recent years, but there is a growing apprehension that the numbers leading to any such conclusion are based on...

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  • Do Judges and Prosecutors Own Private Prison Stock?

    Writing in Prison Legal News, Alex Friedman tried to find out whether federal, state or local lawmakers, or corrections officials, or judges, or other public employee stakeholders in our criminal justice system own shares of the two...

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