Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On March 20, 2017, a federal district judge in Los Angeles granted Domino’s Pizza’s motion to dismiss a website accessibility lawsuit
Morrison & Foerster
Jury trial won for the University of California Davis in—yes—a strawberry patent infringement case.
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, multiple plaintiffs sued Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMS) in a California state court to recover damages allegedly caused by their use of BMS’ anti-clotting drug, Plavix.
Lawsuits about a blood-thinning drug that prevents platelets from clumping together now prevents plaintiffs from joining together to bring state law claims against a corporation when not every plaintiff was harmed in that state.
"Profit with a purpose."
Fausta M. Albi
New laws that impact California employers.
Gregory Bubalo and Katherine A. Dunnington
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California will significantly impact the plaintiffs’ choices of forums for the filing of mass torts actions.
Understanding custody issues in California courts.
Five things executives and HR should do.
If the trend of decriminalizing the use of small amounts of marijuana for recreational and/or medicinal purposes continues, marijuana may be widely available across the country within a matter of years.
“If this is the law, nobody is safe.”
In this novel atmosphere of denials and obstacles, the damage is two-fold: our nation is not only denying its righteous legacy, but also its rightful destiny.
It is easy to buy guns and hard to hold anyone other than the user accountable.
Murphy & McGonigle
By themselves, desalination, conservation, and system re-engineering won't solve our water puzzle. But together, they just might work.
Tim Freudenberger and Nancy Lubrano
In May 2014, class action defense attorney Tim Freudenberger from Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, obtained a very favorable decision from the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat. Assn., 59 Cal. 4th 1 (2014).
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In today’s changing legal landscape, businesses and private individuals are demanding greater service delivered in a more transparent way.
Bradley L. Ortman
Last month, the DHS implemented a new rule to systematize its efforts to monitor social media use of intending immigrants and travelers to the United States.
Stephen J. Cullen
After several years of negotiations, the treaty—the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction—came into existence.
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
Garry L. Davis, Jr.
The justification is that it was an overreach of executive authority by President Obama and an illegal amnesty.
Joel H. Paget
His war also is already impacting businesses that need foreign skilled workers.
Bennett R. Savitz
The adjudication strategy achieved the change the Trump administration wanted to make to the H-1B program without having to amend the regulations.
David P. Berry
Why it makes sense to protect the Dreamers.