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January 20, 2017

LOGIC OR EMPATHY?

Artificial Intelligence is one of science-fiction writers’ favorite foils.  A machine or gadget of some form, with infinite knowledge and ability for logic, provides the hero […]
December 8, 2016

WHO AM I?

There is so much talk – sometimes uninformed talk – about incorporation that it warrants us addressing it here today. To start with, the term incorporation […]
December 6, 2016

APPLE VS SAMSUNG – IT’S NOT OVER

One would think that a U.S. Supreme Court decision puts finality to a legal battle, even one between two giants of the business world.  But that […]
November 30, 2016

A NOTE FOR FELLOW HISTORY GEEKS

In our most recent post, which addressed the new overtime rules, we had occasion to explain that Congress may constitutionally delegate its legislative powers to the rules-making […]
November 29, 2016

NEW OVERTIME RULES: READY OR NOT, HERE THEY COME (MAYBE)

We posted last summer a series of articles on the new overtime rules.  With those rules now going into effect next month (or perhaps not – […]
November 2, 2016

WHAT IS YOURS IS MINE

A Chinese-American restaurateur wished to purchase a second restaurant.  For reasons that are not known but do not matter either, he decided to keep the down […]
September 21, 2016

GUNS, TRUCKS, AND DISNEY

Some of the hot-button issues playing out in this election year also feature on the courts’ dockets.  One such issue is gun control, with cases heard […]
September 13, 2016

STRANGER THAN FICTION

Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction.  When that happens, the law has to keep up, and that keeps appellate attorneys busy.  Take this case for example, […]
September 7, 2016

DEBTORS BEWARE

Representing businesses and business owners often means dealing with debt, whether owed by or to the client.  And this in turn requires being at least aware […]
August 3, 2016

TIGHT-ROPE WAKING

An old maxim holds that every wrong should have a remedy.  For better or worse, this is not exactly true.  Before one can avail oneself of […]
July 25, 2016

WHAT THE LAW IS

From the earliest days of our Republic, the role of the courts has been to “say what the law is,” as Chief Justice Marshall wrote in […]
July 20, 2016

STILL FIGHTING OVER WHO PAYS

A few statutes provide that the prevailing party receives their attorneys’ fees back from the other side.  One would think that who wins in a lawsuit […]