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July 23, 2015

LITTLE GUIDANCE, MANY DANGERS

A trustee’s duties are generally the stuff of state law.  But because 401(k)s, among a few other instruments, are federally created, and plan managers have the […]
July 17, 2015

EVEN THE KING NEEDS HELP

We pointed out a few times how it is good to be King.  But even the king needs help, sometimes.  For the U.S. Government, this occasionally […]
July 13, 2015

A DIFFERENT LOOK AT THE OBAMACARE DECISION

The Supreme Court’s Opinion on the Affordable Care Act’s subsidies brought with it the inevitable torrent of political commentary.  Depending on what side of the isle […]
July 4, 2015

HAPPY FOURTH!

A Happy Fourth for July from all of us at the Roth Law Firm. And remember to stay safe. As a court had to remind litigants […]
June 22, 2015

CLEAR AS MUD

From the early days of the Republic, it has been the province of the Judiciary – that is, ultimately, of the Supreme Court – to say […]
June 15, 2015

AN EYE ON APPEALS

A man fell off a ladder and died.  It is as tragic as it is improbable.  But the improbable did not stop there.  When a jury […]
June 11, 2015

A KING’S RANSOM

It is good to be king, as we have noted on previous occasions.  The federal government is not shy about preserving for itself rights or privileges […]
May 29, 2015

STORIES IN MISCONDUCT

To an employer, the words “You can’t fire me! I quit!” are music to the ears.  Employees who quit are ineligible for unemployment.  Those who are […]
May 26, 2015

IMPORTED FROM DETROIT, EXPORTED TO AKRON

Chrysler’s slogan, “Imported from Detroit,” means to take on its Japanese and German competition head on, both on quality and reputation.  But as the web of […]
May 24, 2015

DISCORDANT NOTES

Overprotective parents insisting that their offspring have a constitutional (if not divine) right to enjoy every aspect of school life can lead to some of the […]
May 21, 2015

GOOD FAITH

The enforcement of private contracts is the cornerstone of both business and business law.  And the terms of a contract will be enforced at face value.  […]
May 14, 2015

MAKING NOBODY HAPPY

This past April, the U.S. Supreme Court published yet another opinion dealing with the Administrative State.  The number of opinions in that arena each year is […]