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.
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Christopher B. Kende
In a nutshell, the Convention makes an airline strictly liable for bodily injury or death of a passenger caused by an “accident” occurring while embarking, on board the aircraft, or disembarking.
Pedro Pardal Goulão of Morais Leitão discusses the big changes coming to Portugal in his "Law Firm of the Year" interview.
Kerri L. Barsh
The ability to move a water treatment plant closer to the populations that the plant would serve and then re-locate that facility to another location as demographics change or in the event of a natural disaster could prove invaluable.
David E. Vtipil
Injured workers in North Carolina would be limited in the amounts of opioids that they could be prescribed under proposed Commission rules.
Meredith Aldridge, Colleen Welch, and Alicia Hall
Forty-five years of progress with Title IX.
M. Thomas Arceneaux
A return to the lender liability days?
Thomas R. Julin
A handful of enterprising companies have discovered that these portraits of distress have great value because they are public records, are not protected by copyright laws, and can be posted on the Internet to persuade the portrayed to pay dearly to take them down.
José Vinícius Bicalho
Antonio Muñoz Vico
It is beyond question that personality rights expire with death and that post-mortem protection of such a personal sphere should be limited to preserving memory.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Civil unrest in Venezuela could have repercussions in South Florida, where many Venezuelans currently live.
Holly M. Polglase and Matthew E. Bown
The Supreme Court decides the meaning of Article 10(A) of the Hague Service Convention.
Thomas R. Julin
Corporations now use federal law to fight regulation.
Hunton Andrews Kurth
The adoption by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of Matter of V-S-G- Inc., Adopted Decision 2017-06 (AAO Nov. 11, 2017), finally positions foreign workers with pending Form I-485 applications and green card applicants to realize the full potential of the law.
The primary question will likely come down to whether or not cell phone data and location records are protected interests under the Fourth Amendment.
The result of the case is likely to have immediate and significant implications for a large number of property owners and developers in Washington.
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
Samuel G. Kramer
Can bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ever be adequate widespread substitutes for fiat money?
By themselves, desalination, conservation, and system re-engineering won't solve our water puzzle. But together, they just might work.
Registering and investigating trademarks are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your intellectual property safe.
Bernard J. Bobber
The dangerous intersection of racial bigotry and labor law.
Charles F. Seemann III
ERISA plan fiduciaries face new challenges to their decision-making.
"Profit with a purpose."
How Benefit Corporations are leading the charge to save the world.
Brian J. MacDonough
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination's new regulations offer a substantial overhaul from the past system.
Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard's policy of holistic admissions—and might change the future of affirmative action.