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2018 Report on the State of the Legal Market

Thomson Reuters: “The market for law firm services is being transformed — by clients, by law firms that ‘get it,’ and by alternative service providers — and that pace of change in this transformative process is accelerating.” “This statement sets … Continue reading

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A sleeping ferry engineer and a state trooper without a weapon

Two recent cases address issues created when an initial disciplinary action has not been fully thought through or the basis for it is not clearly articulated.Discipline in excess of settlement agreement cannot be enforced Timothy Wood was employed as a Chief Marine Engineer … Continue reading

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U.S. State Department Issues New Crime Warning for the Bahamas

The United Stated State Department issued a new crime warning for the Bahamas. You can read the new warning issued on January 10, 2018 here. The crime warning states, in part: Exercise increased caution in The Bahamas due to crime. … Continue reading

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Swedish Supreme Court confirms that domain names constitute property that can be seized by the state

The saga behind the decision I am going to report on first started in April 2015, when prosecutor Fredrik Ingblad directed claims against Fredrik Neij (one of the creators of The Pirate Bay) in an effort to disrupt the operation … Continue reading

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State of Louisiana, as Absent Class Member, Escapes CAFA Settlement Trap

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a Pennsylvania district court decision holding the Eleventh Amendment to the United States Constitution prevented a private party from enjoining the state of Louisiana from bringing claims identical to those previously thought released … Continue reading

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