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Five lessons for California employers from $6 million verdict against Walmart

In April 2019, a jury in a California federal court awarded plaintiffs over $6 million in damages for missed meal breaks. Hamilton et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. et al. (Case No. 5:17-cv-01415-AB-KK).  The case involved 5,000 employees who worked at … Continue reading

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Lessons on Domicile from In re Estate of Helms

In March 2019, the Supreme Court of Nebraska affirmed the decisions of a county court in the case of In re Estate of Helms. Many years after Helms was killed in a terrorist bomb, his estate obtained a wrongful death … Continue reading

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FERC Staff Provides Lessons Learned for Electric Utility Cybersecurity

FERC Staff issued a report on March 29 on Commission-led critical infrastructure protection (CIP) reliability audits completed for fiscal years 2016 through 2018. The report provides lessons learned from those audits, as well as voluntary recommendations on cybersecurity practices to … Continue reading

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How to Argue with an Algorithm: Lessons from the COMPAS ProPublica Debate

Washington, Anne, How to Argue with an Algorithm: Lessons from the COMPAS ProPublica Debate (February 4, 2019). Accepted for publication. The Colorado Technology Law Journal. Volume 17 Issue 1 http://ctlj.colorado.edu. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3357874 “The United States optimizes the efficiency … Continue reading

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Lessons for Lawyers from a Low Cost Indian Hospital

Lessons for lawyers from a low cost Indian hospital. Perhaps a great article for in-housers to forward to their Biglaw counterparts. If Biglaw does not shape up, will they be forced to ship out as in-house law departments more nimbly … Continue reading

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