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Can Social Security Disability & SSI Benefits Be Garnished?

Can Social Security Disability & SSI Benefits Be Garnished? Generally, creditors cannot garnish Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits.  Unsecured creditors cannot use garnishment of SSDI benefits as a method to recover unpaid debts. However, there are three main exceptions to … Continue reading

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Evolution of law students, law blogs and social media

I was in Chicago this week, speaking at a couple of law schools. The topic? How law students can use blogging and social media for learning, building relationships and building a name. The more I speak at law schools, the … Continue reading

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Social Justice in a Green Economy

A green economy could counter the dangerous effects of climate change. It could also create thousands of new jobs. But what happens to the many communities across the United States whose economies depend on industries like manufacturing and mining? Legal … Continue reading

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One Stop Searching for Social Media from Federal Officials on ProQuest Congressional

ProQuest Congressional is fantastic for finding information regarding government documents, especially compiled legislative histories as we have written about before.   A lesser known feature of the product is the ability to search the social media of public officials. From the … Continue reading

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Departing Employee Required to Transfer Social Media Accounts–Hyperheal Hyperbarics v. Shapiro

This is an ownership dispute over a departing employee’s right to use social media accounts and trademarks of an employer. The facts are somewhat atypical. Shapiro founded a company called Hyperheal Hyperbarics to provide “hyperbaric oxygen therapy”. In 2014, the … Continue reading

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