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Nursing Homes: Change of Ownership Can Be a Red Flag; Signify Problems

A 2016 Harvard University study found that nursing homes across America have been changing ownership at an alarming rate. On average, 1,500 nursing facilities were sold to a different corporation per year between 1993 and 2010. While change of ownership … Continue reading

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Henckels on Dishonoring the Australian Flag

Caroline Henckels, Monash University Faculty of Law, is publishing Dishonouring the Australian Flag in volume 44 of the Monash University Law Review (2018). Here is the abstract. Dishonouring a nation’s flag, usually by way of burning, is a form of protest … Continue reading

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Massachusetts “Red Flag” Law Permits Swift Action to Confiscate Weapons Based on a Risk of Injury

On July 3, 2018, Governor Baker signed a law permitting a court to order firearms and other weapons to be taken away from a licensed individual who “poses a risk of causing bodily injury to self or others” for any … Continue reading

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Happy Flag Day

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Supreme Court's opinion in West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette, which remains Justice Robert H. Jackson's rhetorical masterpiece:Struggles to coerce uniformity of sentiment in support of some end thought essential to … Continue reading

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Barbour Brings SDNY DJ Action Against Levis re Shirt Flag Tab

Barbour, a UK apparel company, sells shirts with a ‘flag’ on the breast pocket: Levis sells apparel which has ‘tabs’ on the pockets.  It owns various registrations for the tab. Levis aggressively polices its tab trademarks.  It sent a demand … Continue reading

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