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.
John L. Rivkin
That Legal Bulletin highlighted a variety of issues frequently faced in STOLI litigation and discussed the growing life settlement market, which involves the sale of life insurance policies by owners to third parties.
Stann W. Givens
If you are currently going through a high net worth divorce, you need to take care to not let your emotions get the best of you and push you to make a potentially terrible decision that seriously affects your future.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) has been touted as a game changer.
Mariano Roca López
Limitations of the Spanish taxation system to effectively tax certain incomes.
Legalist launched a two-week campaign to help consumers sue Equifax—in small claims court.
Are IoT technologies nice-to-have “apps” or necessary business components?
Nonnie L. Shivers
Top employment cases of 2017 with a look at 2018.
Are bricks being stacked up against employment-based immigration?
Douglas J. Halpert
Both the “mirror test” and the USCIS regulatory standard impose exacting standards subject to interpretation.
Carol Steinour Young and Emily Hart
On June 19, 2017, the United States Supreme Court settled the issue of whether an offensive name—in this case, an Asian-American rock band called “The Slants”—can properly be registered as a trademark.
What are legal rankings, and how can you get your name in the top spot?
What is "use" in commerce?
Stephen G.A. Myers and Kelly E. Brilleaux
How will liability issues evolve as product liability lawsuits begin to surface involving 3D-printed products?
On April 19, 2017, after a two-week trial, a federal jury unanimously acquitted Revolutions Medical Corporation (RMCP) CEO Rondald Wheet on all three counts of securities fraud and false filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Deborah Epstein Henry
A Fresh Twist on Innovation
Maria I. Casablanca
Immigration worksite enforcement has become a balancing act between verifying eligibility to work and avoiding discrimination; thus it has merged two fields of law: labor and employment law with immigration and nationality law.
LaBarron N. Boone
As vacationers take to the roads this summer, they may not realize the dangers those driving the big rigs next to them face.
Julie Desrosiers and Michael Shortt
The nine judges of the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the so-called “promise doctrine” was not part of Canadian patent law, and laid out a new approach to the utility requirement which substantially lowers the bar to proving usefulness of patented inventions.
Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard's policy of holistic admissions—and might change the future of affirmative action.
Mariano Roca López
How Spain is paving the way for self-sufficient homes.
Making these mistakes will seriously impact your ability to claim damages following an accident.
Caplin & Drysdale
JCOPE's new comprehensive lobbying regulations will close loopholes and make key changes to grassroots and direct lobbying starting January 2019.
Donald L. Sapir
By letting advertisers target men in job postings, Facebook may be contributing to gendered discrimination.
The public affairs group breaks down each race across the country using public data.
Sidney F. Ansbacher
New law requires FEMA to audit failed hurricane contracts.
Ann E. Evanko
New York's Stop Sexual Harassment Act goes into effect in October 2019.