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 W.H. Denton AO
"How do we make intelligent choices and decisions now when US policy is unclear? Inauguration Day is 20 January 2017. It is useful to look at the key policy approach identified in the campaign."
John L. Pinnix
For immigration attorneys, this New Year needs more than routine reflection and the usual strategic planning.
Davorin J. Odrcic
I watched Donald Trump’s speech announcing his candidacy while waiting for a client’s interview at the Milwaukee office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Harlan G. York
Deportations aren’t up, but the people who are being deported are more “newsworthy.”
Garry L. Davis, Jr.
The justification is that it was an overreach of executive authority by President Obama and an illegal amnesty.
Christian S. Allen
For more reasons than are probably appropriate to include here today, 2017 will be forever be burned into the memories of everybody in the U.S. immigration industry, and all HR and legal professionals who were involved in hiring and/or employing foreign workers in the U.S. No matter your political persuasion, 2017 turned out to not be anything like we all expected at the beginning of the year, fol
Harold P. Coxson, Jr.
On January 20, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, with an ambitious agenda set for the first 100 days, including the confirmation of his cabinet appointees and a yet-to-be-named Supreme Court nominee.
Harold P. Coxson, Jr.
"National popularity rating of 40 percent, according to a recent poll—the lowest rating of any new president on Inauguration Day over the past six most recent presidents."
Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners
Angelique M. Montano
This is affecting U.S. companies’ ability to hire the best qualified employees to promote their services and products.
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.
Larrabee Albi Coker
Tracy A. Miller
On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum directing the Department to update and modernize the Part 541 regulations.
Bobby Guy & Brook Bailey
The future of Obamacare is unclear, and what U.S. health care will look like when the political fuss is over is an inquiry punctuated by a very large question mark.
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Diane M. Saunders
The public-facing nature of their businesses also has an enormous impact on employment issues within retail establishments.
Marc L. Zaken
Some employers have already prepared to comply with the new regulations and are ready to roll out new payroll practices next month. Do they hold off or press forward?
Megan Erickson Moritz
The Department of Labor is proposing a hike to the salary threshold requirement for exempted employees.
Eight attorneys from across the country weigh in.
When the world (almost) united to fight climate change.
Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard's policy of holistic admissions—and might change the future of affirmative action.
Linda A. Klein
The Defendant Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (“DTSA”), was signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016. The new statute creates broad private federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation and has been hailed as “the most sweeping change to the nation’s intellectual property laws in a generation or more.”
Felicia A. Finston
Large employers will not get a pass in 2017 in terms of monitoring and reporting the group health plan coverage they provide their employees.
Trump Administration’s Termination of DACA, TPS, and H-4 EAD Immigration Programs Could Leave Employers in a Lurch
Ann Massey Badmus
Several immigration programs that have authorized over a million immigrant workers are expected to end in 2018 and 2019.
David P. Berry
Why it makes sense to protect the Dreamers.
This virtual wall has not just adversely impacted undocumented immigrants; it has adversely impacted those seeking legal immigrant and nonimmigrant status and those wishing to extend nonimmigrant status.