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Walter Dellinger, ‘Mad Men’ guru (access required)

Walter Dellinger wears many hats: head of the Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Clinic at the Washington office is O’Melveny & Myers, professor at Duke University law school and former acting solicitor general, to name a few. Now, he’s added ...

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U.S. House Energy panel approves bill to aid suits against foreign manufacturers (access required)

Legislation that would make it easier for victims of defective foreign-made products to file suit against foreign manufacturers has been advanced by a House committee. The House Energy and Commerce Committee voted July 21 to approve the Foreign Manufacturers Legal ...

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FTC files brief in ‘red flags’ case (access required)

The Federal Trade Commission has urged the D.C. Circuit to reverse a district court ruling that held that regulations designed to combat identity theft don’t apply to attorneys. The so called “red flags” rules require businesses that accept deferred payments ...

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FTC again delays ‘red flags’ rule enforcement (access required)

WASHINGTON – The Federal Trade Commission has once again delayed the enforcement of the “red flags” information security rule through Dec. 31. The move comes at the behest of members of Congress, who asked the agency to delay enforcement pending ...

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Is a wellness program right for your firm? (access required)

Every law firm wants happy, healthy employees, but should your law firm implement a wellness program? The benefits of workplace wellness programs have been widely touted: they are known to improve productivity and can cut absenteeism by reducing the number ...

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