Author Archives: Correy Stephenson

Climate change: Government stops collaboration and steps up its enforcement (access required)

HIPAA Falling flat

Boxes of medical records left on the curb. A stolen thumb drive. Patient information available on the Internet. What do these actions have in common? Violations of the Health Insurance and Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA)’s Privacy and Security Rules, costing ...

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Lawyers report ‘Boom’ in generational divorce

The generation known as the Baby Boomers has been credited with many trends, but they may not want to take credit for the latest development. According a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, divorces among couples over ...

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EEOC files, settles first GINA suit

Almost four years after the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act took effect, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently filed and settled the agency’s first lawsuit alleging discrimination under the law. GINA prohibits discrimination based on genetic information as well as the ...

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Retail group won’t buy into settlement deal

Virginia-based group the Retail Industry Leaders Association has decided to pass on a settlement deal in a major national case against MasterCard and Visa. The class action was originally filed in 2005 against the card companies alleging that they violated ...

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The Sixth Man Award

Settling the squabbling of law students across the nation once and for all, a California law professor has released a definitive ranking of bar exam difficulty. Robert Anderson, an associate professor at Pepperdine University School of Law, combined bar passage ...

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