New York Enacts the Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013

The trend in nonprofit law is to provide for more oversight – both financial and managerial – so as to bring nonprofits in line with the best practices of the private sector. The State of New York recently took a step forward in that direction by passing the Nonprofit...

Can You Be Sued For Your Social Media Posts?

What would you change about your Facebook™, Twitter™, Instagram™ or other social media sites if you knew you could be sued for using them? A case that could forever change the way we think about social media is currently before the Los Angeles Superior Court. It all...

How Do You Determine Where to Sue a Foreign Company?

Where is the appropriate place to sue a foreign company?  The United States Supreme Court just established a new and more strict rule regarding the answer to that question. In Daimler AG v. Bauman, 11-965, 2014 WL 113486 (U.S. Jan. 14, 2014), [READ CASE HERE]...

Does 18 U.S.C. 2257 Violate the Fourth Amendment?

The Free Speech Coalition has obtained a landmark ruling applying limited fourth amendment protections to prevent unannounced inspections of records kept under 18 U.S.C. 2257.  Specifically, in Free Speech Coalition, Inc. v.  The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr, EDNY...

What is Business Goodwill?

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that a seller of the “good will” of a business is not barred from answering the factual inquiries made by the former client as long as the seller’s responses are within the scope of the information sought...

Will Internet Gambling Save Atlantic City?

Once a booming tourist attraction that drew in crowds for, among other things, the availability of legal gambling, over the last few years, Atlantic City’s gambling revenue has declined at an alarming rate. New models to make gambling more accessible are not only...

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