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    Dodgeball Eliminated from New Hampshire School

    Do you recall your childhood days of playing dodgeball during gym class? Leaping to the left and right, diving to the ground, trying to escape elimination while dodgeballs streak past and constantly plotting your next attack. Dodgeball has always been a staple of American playground competition but the nature of the “human targeting” game has […]

    The Supreme Court Issues a Decision in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons Inc,

    Following up on our previous blog post addressing Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons Inc., the Supreme Court recently held, in a 6-3 decision, that the “first sale” doctrine applies to works produced and sold overseas. The decision, reversing the Second Circuit, came much to the chagrin of American publishers. The Court’s ruling essentially holds […]

    Electronic Discovery: Avoiding Disaster: 2013 Zubulake Updates

    It is always a good idea to Shepardize or Keycite important cases, especially when the case involves the ever evolving area of e-discovery.  We find ourselves always checking the cases in our CLE entitled “Electronic Discovery: Avoiding Disaster” to ensure that it remains up-to-date. Typically, in doing so, we tend to check the Zubulake line […]

    Litigants: Are You Abiding by the New ABA Rules Regarding Legal Technology?

    On August 6, 2012, the American Bar Association’s (“ABA”) House of Delegates voted to amend the comment to its Model Rule of Professional Conduct (“MRPC”) Rule 1.1, which governs lawyer competence. In amending Rule 1.1 the ABA sought to make clear that a lawyer’s skill set must include knowledge of the benefits and risks associated […]

    Higher Insurance Premiums for Smokers and the Obese

    The perils of smoking and obesity have long been the topic of conversation in doctors’ offices and between nagging family members. However, employers are jumping on the bandwagon by imposing higher health insurance premiums on employees who maintain unhealthy lifestyles. CVS has recently gained significant attention after it was alleged that employees were charged a […]

    Age Discrimination Claims under the Equal Protection Clause? The Supreme Court Will Decide

    The Supreme Court recently granted certiorari to consider the question of “[w]hether the Seventh Circuit erred in holding, in an acknowledged departure from the rule in at least four other circuits, that state and local government employees may avoid the Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act’s comprehensive remedial regime by bringing age discrimination claims directly […]