Tag Archives: Purpose

Human trafficking: is our system for combating it fit for purpose?

Human trafficking or modern slavery is one of the most appalling forms of criminal activity today. It’s also one of the most widespread and fastest-growing. The International Labour Organisation believes that at any one time at least 40.3 million people … Continue reading

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Huff v. Securitas: Ct. of App. Confirms PAGA’s Purpose in Refusing to Limit Penalties to Only Those L.C. Violations that Affected Plaintiff Personally

For years, employers and employees have disagreed on the scope of California’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”). One hotly-disputed issue is whether the named representative plaintiff needs to have experienced the exact Labor Code violation for which she … Continue reading

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Update on the OCC’s Initiative for the Special Purpose National Bank Charter

Nineteen months have passed since the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency launched its initiative for fintech companies, specifically asserting the OCC’s authority under the National Bank Act to grant a “special purpose national bank charter.”  In his testimony before … Continue reading

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Rare books and when the copyright public domain might fail in its essential purpose

Let us begin, with a degree of sadness, from the end. This Kat recently read an obituary (and here) for William Reese, who died in early June at the age of 62. While Mr. Reese was not a household name, … Continue reading

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Colorado Supreme Court To Review Major Eminent Domain Case: Does Public Use Save A Taking From A Private Purpose?

The Colorado Supreme Court has agreed to review a public use case we've been following with keen interest, Carousel Farms Metropolitan District, No. 18SC30 (July 2, 2018), one we noted was the "most interesting" such case of 2017.  The Court of … Continue reading

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