Tag Archives: Legislative

2018 Legislative Wrap-Up

The 2018 legislative session has come to a close and our State Legislature passed a few bills that affect Hawaii’s labor and employment laws.  Some of the areas of law that have been (or will be) impacted include the following: … Continue reading

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Legislative Steps in the Pro-patent Direction

New patent legislation would rectify some of the damage done by several court rulings and by Congress.  It would reestablish the fundamental constitutional principle that a U.S. patent secures certain rights in private property. Reps. Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Marcy … Continue reading

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LLMC adds state legislative journals to digitized content

The Law Library Microform Consortium (LLMC), of which Barco is a member, has announced that they have completed a 6 year project to digitize the legislative journals of all 50 states. The project was completed with the help of the … Continue reading

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New Paper on Tax Legislative Process and Statutory Drafting

Shu-Yi Oei For those readers in search of some light summer reading, Leigh Osofsky (UNC Law) and I have been working on a paper on statutory drafting, entitled “Constituencies and Control in Statutory Drafting: Interviews with Government Tax Counsels.” We … Continue reading

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Right of publicity: Legislative initiatives

Legislative Initiatives:  What matters             Moderator:   Daniel Kummer, NBCUniversal Media, LLCPanelists:     Vans Stevenson, Motion Picture Association of American, Inc.Uniform Law Comm’n has a project this year to create a uniform draft law for all 50 states. We, among others, have … Continue reading

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