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Protect Your Brand: The Importance of a Trademark Attorney

Posted on 07/21/2015 05:40:39 AM

  If your business includes any sort of proprietary product that you have developed yourself, invested time and resources into, you will want to be sure to protect it legally. The only way to legally defend your investment is to make sure that it is trademarked – registered with the Paten..

Corporate Law: Legal Checklist for Startups

Posted on 07/21/2015 04:54:16 AM

If you are about to start your own business, it’s an exciting time. You might be your own boss for the first time, or  pursuing your passion. Whatever your reasons for creating your own company, you want to give yourself every chance for success, and that means setting yourself up properl..

Supreme Court: States Must License Same-Sex Marriage

Posted on 07/08/2015 02:20:50 PM

Today, the Court came out on a special day to give a historic opinion on same-sex marriage. Normally, the Court only gives opinions on Monday and Thursday at the end of the Supreme Court session. The Court acted different today due to the momentous nature of this opinion. The Supreme Court said toda..

The Slimy Side of Criminal Law: Prosecutors & Lies

Posted on 07/08/2015 02:11:27 PM

The press has been filled in the past year with infamous examples of police misconduct whether we are to talk about the deaths Freddie Gray, Michael Brown or of Los Angeles resident Ezell Ford in August 2014. But what if a court found deep-seated corruption within an entire County Prosecutor’s..

Traffic Lights Tell It All

Posted on 05/03/2015 06:51:30 PM

Neighborhoods in some parts of New York City and other major cities have extremely wide expanses of roadways. While these may seem to be symbols of how important they are to traffic flow (with a nod to Robert Moses in NYC, I suppose), they are also something else. They cut across communities where t..

The Licensing Dilemma Continues

Posted on 04/19/2015 01:32:32 PM

Healthcare is a burgeoning field with varied career opportunities and that fact is not lost on many who want to benefit but don't see themselves putting in the hours or the expense needed to become appropriately licensed to practice. State governments haven't helped in the matter as potential c..

The New "Dallas Buyers" Club in Healthcare

Posted on 01/11/2015 07:54:18 AM

Anyone who's seen "Dallas Buyers Club" has a pretty good idea how desperation promotes innovation that may be either predatory or compassionate, depending on the substance and your viewpoint. Nobody said death was easy or to be allowed to overtake us whenever the usual medical routes have given up o..

Psychologists Guided Torture for CIA

Posted on 12/12/2014 10:15:38 AM

Psychologists have a code of ethics that clearly states what we may not do in our professional lives and yet, for some, these are merely words just as the Hippocratic Oath is merely meaningless verbiage for some physicians. The guiding principle for those who clearly veer off the designated path of ..

A Graveyard Where the Mentally Ill Lie Forgotten

Posted on 11/28/2014 07:11:20 AM

State psychiatric hospitals were self-contained cities and many patients were sent to live there for the remainder of their lives. It wasn't always a good life and it certainly didn't provide what we would consider adequate protection of their dignity in all respects. Yet, we hear from some mental h..

What is Pre-trial discovery?

Posted on 11/11/2014 11:05:31 AM

Discovery, as the word implies, is a process of finding out things. In litigation, prior to trial, both sides engage in the “discovery process”. The rationale of having discovery is to allow both sides to ascertain the strengths and weaknesses of both their case and the other side(s) cas..

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