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Penalty of termination imposed on a employee found to have been conducting private business activities "on company time"

Penalty of termination imposed on a employee found to have been conducting private business activities "on company time"Ficken v Suffolk Vocational Education Board, 238 A.D.2d 589An employee of Suffolk County's Vocational Education and Extension Board [VEEB] was conducting a personal business … Continue reading

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Should Lawmakers be Banned from Participating on Public Company Boards? Not Necessarily

Following Democratic control of the House, a new resolution was passed in January as a means to limit lawmakers’ control over public companies. Specifically, the resolution amended the Rules of the House of Representatives to ban House lawmakers’ membership on … Continue reading

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How To Get To Bad Faith Against An Insurance Company

The standard of bad faith was originally phrased in the negative under the 1988, Texas Supreme Court case, Aranda v. Insurance Co. of N. Am.  Under that case, the first element of bad faith required an objective determination of whether … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Law 2019: An Event Sponsored by the Federalist Society, McCarter & English, and the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

On February 12, 2019 atNew England Conservatory Black Box Theater225 St. Botolph StreetBoston, MA 02115The Federalist Society, McCarter & English, and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presentShakespeare and the Law 2019 Belief and the Burden of Proof through the Lens of Six of the … Continue reading

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Rihanna Sues Her Father for Using Their Last Name in His Entertainment Company

William Shakespeare’s character Juliet famously asked Romeo “What’s in a name?” The question still rings true today, and the answer may be, well, a lot. The Power of a Name The value in Grammy-award winning singer Rihanna’s name, her surname … Continue reading

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