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USLAW releases Spoliation of Evidence Compendium of Law

USLAW NETWORK today releases its 2014 Spoliation of Evidence Compendium of Law.

USLAW regularly produces new and updates existing Compendiums providing a multi-state resource that permits users to easily access state common and statutory law. Compendiums are easily sourced on a state-by-state basis... more

How to avoid falling victim to female stereotypes in the courtroom

Although women have come a long way, there are still well-recognized differences in the way they are perceived by judges and juries. This applies not just to the lawyers, but also to clients and experts. While much has been written about ways in which women lawyers can use their gender to their advantage... more

How to avoid falling victim to female stereotypes in the courtroom

Although women have come a long way, there are still well-recognized differences in the way they are perceived by judges and juries. This applies not just to the lawyers, but also to clients and experts. While much has been written about ways in which women lawyers can use their gender to their advantage... more

LATEST LEGAL NEWS

2 Sides Cite Discrimination as Battle on Texas Voting Law Heads to Court

Justice Department lawyers say a law is unfair to blacks and Hispanics, while Texas argues that Southern states are being unfairly targeted.

More Workers Are Claiming ‘Wage Theft’

A flood of recent lawsuits and government enforcement actions accuse employers across the country of violating laws regulating employee pay.

Federal Judge Approves California Plan to Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates

The state, adhering to a court order, is proposing to stop keeping most mentally ill prisoners in their windowless cells for 23 hours a day.

Florida: Voters’ Groups Press On With Fight Over Congressional Maps

A coalition of voters rights organizations that successfully sued Florida over gerrymandering is appealing the state’s newly redrawn congressional districting maps.

Medicare Will Settle Short-Term Care Bills

Under the proposed settlement, hospital claims involving inpatient stays that are now under appeal would be paid at the rate of 68 cents for every dollar billed.

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EUROPEAN LEGAL NEWS FROM TELFA

“Good Faith” covenants for earnouts under Delaware law

In the realm of mergers and acquisitions, “earnouts” and other contingent purchase price provisions have increased in popularity, especially after the financial crunch of 2008. For those unfamiliar with the concept, an earnout is a mechanism used in an M&A transaction to assist buyers and sellers bridge valuation gaps over ...

Waiving privilege in the cloud

The security of confidential information is an increasingly hot topic in the age of cloud-based commerce. Indeed, the all-important attorney-client privilege could be subject to waiver if confidential information is revealed to a third party. Yet, in the age of e-communications, almost all contact between attorney and client involves a third party. ...

U.S. Mail insufficient for important notices to employees

Employers may be appalled to learn that their standard practice of simply mailing (and emailing) notices and other important correspondence to employees may be insufficient to satisfy their obligations under various employment laws. Recently, an appellate court held that a former employee’s claim that she never received individual notice defeated the “Mailbox ...

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    Sep 4, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
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    Sep 10, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)
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  3. USLAW Dinner at DRI Construction Law Seminar

    Sep 11
    San Diego, CA, United States
  4. 2014 USLAW NETWORK Fall Client Conference

    Sep 18 - 20
    San Francisco, CA, United States
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    Oct 8, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
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    Oct 9, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
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  7. Insurance & Risk Management Practice Group Conference Call (Expanded Leadership)

    Oct 14, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
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  8. Professional Liability Practice Group Conference Call (Expanded Leadership)

    Oct 16, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
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    Oct 23, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
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  10. Client Dinner &Show in Las Vegas in conjunction with TIDA event

    Oct 23, 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM (PT)
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    John E. Hall, Jr

    Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
    Atlanta, GA
    United States

    16134 Points

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    Michael Kunsch

    Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C.
    Philadelphia, PA

    8305 Points

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    Edward G. Hochuli

    Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.
    Phoenix, AZ

    4469 Points

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    William J. Mitchell

    Ahmuty, Demers & McManus
    Albertson, NY
    United States

    4276 Points

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    Barry Clifford Snyder

    Snyder Law, LLP
    Santa Barbara, CA
    United States

    3899 Points

  6. Michael G. DeGrande
    Michael G. DeGrande

    Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C.
    Philadelphia, PA
    United States

    3751 Points

  7. Thomas McChesney
    Thomas McChesney

    Huddleston Bolen, LLP
    Huntington, WV
    United States

    3747 Points

  8. Jill Robb Ackerman
    Jill Robb Ackerman

    Baird Holm LLP
    Omaha, NE
    United States

    3723 Points

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    Michael P. Sharp

    Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo, L.L.P.
    Dallas, TX
    United States

    3712 Points

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    Patrick J. Hagan

    Dillingham & Murphy, LLP
    San Francisco, CA
    United States

    3696 Points

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    Thomas L. Oliver, II

    Carr Allison
    Birmingham, AL

    3617 Points

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    Erik Gustafson

    LeClairRyan
    Alexandria, VA
    United States

    3595 Points