On September 30, 2012, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law several bills applicable to California employers that were passed by the Legislature during its 2011-2012 regular session.
As a powerful tool to reach a wide audience and a vehicle for users to reveal otherwise private information, social media creates fertile ground for litigation, particularly in the employment and labor context.
Nonparty appellate standing has been a surprising hot-button issue over the last year.
In lawsuits involving multiple defendants, it is not unusual for the plaintiff to settle with one or more of the defendants as the lawsuit progresses.
Banks are vulnerable to seizures of customer assets by the U.S. Government. This article describes the law and procedure surrounding the U.S. government’s asset forfeiture mechanism, an enforcement tool being deployed more frequently in the context of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ...
Rumored to have known each other intimately in life, Albert Einstein and Marilyn Monroe have now symbolically met in death in the courtroom.
Under California law, a dissatisfied litigant may appeal a decision only after the trial court has issued its final judgment.
In 1999, then-United States Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder issued the “Holder Memorandum”—a document that has come to profoundly impact the way in which corporations conduct internal investigations and deal with the government in the face of misconduct allegations.
What happens when two or more actors perform steps in a “method” patent claim? The Federal Circuit may soon clarify, and this clarification may change the law.
To the delight of content owners everywhere, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has become the first court in the country to rule that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) can be liable for copyright infringement even if they comply with the “takedown” provisions of the Digital Millennium ...