Social Media at Work: Recognize the Legal, Corporate, and Personal Rules
Posted on 09-27-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team Social media is as popular in the legal world as everywhere else. It is getting pulled into discovery for various cases, and new privacy laws now limit businesses’ access to their employees’... Read More

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Data Rainbows to Medical Pots of Gold: The Physician Payment Sunshine Act
Posted on 09-24-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team This summer’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) means that there will be sweeping changes throughout the land of health care. One small... Read More

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Masters of Knowledge: Why We Need Law Librarians More Than Ever
Posted on 09-17-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

This is real law: the impact of technology on law librarians Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team It hurt a bit when Forbes ranked a master’s degree in library and information science as the “ worst master’s... Read More

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The America Invents Act: The End of the Lottery?
Posted on 09-10-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team Two of the dirtiest words in business are usually associated with patents: “unpredictable” and “expensive.” Now that the America Invents Act (AIA) is being implemented, three... Read More

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It Ain’t Easy Being Clean: The Compliance Challenges of FCPA and Dodd-Frank
Posted on 09-09-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team Misery loves companies . U.S. federal enforcement officials have declared this to be the “new era” of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and most executives are worried about their risk... Read More

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A Guide to the Asymmetric Warfare of Fracking
Posted on 09-08-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team A gladiator enters the arena, armed with a sword and shield. Opposite, there’s a warrior with a net and trident. A gate opens, and chariots, lions, and an elephant charge in. Who’s on whose side... Read More

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Social Media: Here Are the Tools. What’s the Job Again?
Posted on 09-07-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team It’s been said that “you can’t use smoke signals to do philosophy.” The limitations of the form, like blankets and wood, exclude the complicated and lengthy content that philosophy... Read More

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A Class of Its Own: The Confusions and Complications of Rodriguez v. Disner
Posted on 09-06-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team There’s a murder of crows, a kindle of kittens, a parliament of owls, and a cackle of hyenas. What do you call 300,000 scorned lawyers? * It started with the federal suit Rodriguez v. West Publishing... Read More

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A Masterstroke of Some Kind: Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act
Posted on 09-05-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team “Everyone agrees the title was a work of pure genius,” says *** Phillips of K&L Gates in a recent podcast , referring to the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. “It’s... Read More

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