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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Beware: having a long period of time between setting up a structure and executing the strategy is no protection from an IRS challenge.
Increasingly, private and public sector economists are warning that a recession looms on the horizon.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

"I managed to get someone who would do it for the money, and who was not a doctor or a nurse, just a stranger," Allred, 80, said. "He did it, and then he left me in a bathtub hemorrhaging in a pool of my own blood."

Monday, June 27, 2022

The problem is clear — people cannot afford the rents in California — and so is the answer.
The recall effort was driven in part by disagreement over how to handle admissions at Lowell High School, an elite public school that for decades accepted students primarily based on high test scores and grades.

Thursday, June 23, 2022

In 2019, the Center for International Environmental Law estimated the production and end-of-life management of plastics globally contributes the equivalent of 850 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere annually.
In Novartis Pharmaceuticals v. Accord Healthcare, HEC Pharm appealed the district court finding that the negative claim limitation "absent an immediately preceding loading dose" in U.S. Patent No. 9,187,405 satisfies the written description requirement of 35 U.S.C. § 112(a).

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

It might sound like Amsterdam, but these businesses appear to be part of the next wave of California's weed industry, which four years after legalization is still looking for ways to compete with the state's huge illegal pot market.

Friday, June 17, 2022

Readers should consider the consequences when asked to support efforts to ban neonicotinoid pesticides such as Imidacloprid.
School Meals For All, which Gov. Gavin Newsom championed in the budget since its inception, in concert with state Sen. Nancy Skinner's legislative proposal, is the largest free-meals program in the country, providing breakfast and lunch for 5.9 million students — many of whom depend on school food for the bulk of their nutrition, regardless of income.
If you're providing support to aging parents – or plan to in the future – here is some advice on how to handle the situation and prepare for what's to come.

Thursday, June 16, 2022

The Ninth Circuit recently tackled this issue in AK Futures LLC v. Boyd Street Distro, LLC (decided May 19, 2022), a case that involved e-cigarette and vaping products derived from cannabis.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The average Californian used 83 gallons of water per day in April, compared with 73 in April 2020.

Monday, June 13, 2022

It may seem odd to think about retirement savings when your child could still be wearing braces.

Friday, June 10, 2022

If you are set to receive money or other assets from a loved one who has passed away, you may benefit from the counsel of a financial advisor, estate attorney and tax expert who can help you determine the best course of action to wisely manage the gift you've been given. Here are some factors you might want to consider with their help.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Design patents protect only the appearance of the article, not any aspect of functionality.
As inflation has risen during the last several years, nursing home operating costs have increased significantly, further widening the gap between costs and public funding revenues. At the same time, California has a record budget surplus.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Although we don't often associate climate change with buildings and construction, they are responsible for almost 40% of global energy-related carbon emissions, according to the United Nations. About 30% of these emissions come from building operations (primarily heating, cooling and lighting), and another 11% is "embodied" carbon, or carbon released during the construction process itself.
Plaintiff lawyers can actually use a benefit most other people – including other lawyers – can't: structured legal fees. Reduced to simplicity, the concept of a legal fee structure is a kind of tax-advantaged installment plan that doesn't rely on the credit worthiness of the defendant or the client.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

A power struggle pits one faction of Democrats against another and, like any family feud, brings out the worst in everyone, rupturing the façade of camaraderie that politicians prefer to present — which is why it's so much fun to watch.

Monday, June 6, 2022

One employee was sexually harassed, another said he was fired for reporting the behavior
Neutral Mayra Fornos works hard to convince disputants that collaboration isn't weakness.
The increase in remote workers has created many new and unique challenges for employers, one of which is how to onboard workers who never come to an office or job site.

Friday, June 3, 2022

Here are some questions to help you explore your readiness to take on this additional financial obligation.
Donning red T-shirts from the decade-old "Fight for $15" minimum wage campaign, the workers chanted for the passage of Assembly Bill 257. AB 257 threatens to upend the fast food franchise business model in California.

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Plaintiff Munchkin sought to exclude the opinion of defendant TOMY's technical expert, Jesse Darley, who offered opinions regarding noninfringement.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Affidavits filed by federal investigators describe a tightly knit clutch of political and business figures — self-described as a "cabal" in one intercepted message — that wields life and death influence on major financial issues.

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The predicted employment rate for 16- to 19-year-olds this summer is 32.8%, the highest since the summer of 2007, according to the annual summer job outlook for American teenagers published this month by the Drexel University Center for Labor Markets and Policy.

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