Plaintiff’s lawyers feared they faced a high hurdle for class actions alleging employment discrimination after the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2011 landmark decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes. Those lawyers may have found new hope in a May 11 decision by the ...Read More »
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What is elder mediation? It is a voluntary process to resolve conflicts regarding the needs of those who are elderly or with special needs and their families. Elder mediators typically use what is called “facilitative mediation,” wherein a neutral facilitator ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – With millions of dollars at stake in this case alone, Supreme Court justices appeared divided Feb. 25 on whether lawyers for companies in bankruptcy proceedings are entitled to compensation for defending the fees they request or have already ...Read More »
Planning for special assets and changes in the law brought about by social and technological advances poses a constant challenge to estate planners. For example, suddenly, it seemed, real estate became condominiums and cooperatives, and trusts were not only for ...
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In the futuristic movie “I Robot,” Will Smith’s detective speaks to a computer-generated hologram of the scientist whose death he is investigating. When the detective’s questions veer off from being clear and simple, the hologram intones, “I’m sorry, my responses ...
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