• Law Firm Serving Drinks Not Liable For Paralegal Death

    A law firm that served liquor to employees as an enticement to get them to work longer hours was not liable for the death of an intoxicated paralegal who had been told to go home after becoming...

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  • AZ Congressman, Conspiracy Buff, Gets Lawsuit Help From House GC

    The General Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives, Thomas Hungar, is asking a federal judge in Arizona to dismiss a lawsuit brought by two constituents of Rep. Paul Gosar. The plaintiffs, one of whom is running for...

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  • Washington’s Leading #MeToo Lawyer Is A 30-year Veteran Of Harassment Law

    Early in her career she worked on the groundbreaking 1986 Supreme Court case that defined sexual harassment and made it actionable, and since then she has become Washington’s leading....

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  • No Privilege For GC In Bizarre Coverage Dispute

    A PGA Tour golf tournament gave rise to a bizarre insurance coverage dispute and a rare privilege question for the general counsel of the defendant insurance agency. The one-of-a-kind policy was supposed to cover the payout if...

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  • Turning E-Discovery Concepts Into Practice

    Some familiar e-discovery concepts, what they mean in practice, and why they should not allowed to default into....

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  • Binding Arbitration Ban R.I.P.? Not In California

    The California State Assembly has, by a wide margin, passed a law banning mandatory arbitration clauses in employment contracts. This development comes on the heels of the Supreme Court’s decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis. What...

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  • Free Brainwash For 2,700 United Airline’s Employees

    The huge commissaries United Airlines uses to prepare in-flight food recently added a perk for its 2,700 employees – television screens. Instead of news or talks shows the TVs broadcast nonstop messages explaining why workers shouldn’t unionize,...

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  • Main CBS Shareholder Sues Board

    The suit, filed in Delaware’s Court of Chancery, accuses the CBS board of directors of improperly trying to seize control from Shari Redstone, the CBS Corporation’s main shareholder. It stems from a disagreement about CBS’s attempted merger...

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  • European Privacy Lawyer, Scourge Of Silicon Valley, Makes Good On Lawsuit Threats

    Austrian lawyer Peter Schrems was early on to lax privacy protections by Facebook and has been credited with helping to spur the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Back in March he warned that he already had...

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  • Dallas Cowboys Lawyer Misses Deadline, Declares Bankruptcy

    Almost a decade ago Levi G. McCathern II, a former Baptist minister and now primary trial counsel for the Dallas Cowboys and owner Jerry Jones, was representing a family-owned trucking company that was being sued by an...

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