Legal Articles

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March 21, 2014 – 1,215 views
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If you are in the legal profession, you are certainly aware that there is a huge gender gap in the profession even today. Women make up almost one-third of lawyers in the US, but there is just a small percentage that has made it to the top. Full Story 
March 18, 2014 – 1,193 views
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If you have decided to start legal blogging, you should first determine the purpose of your blog. Your blog should be of value to your readers, first and foremost, and you should be sincere and passionate about a particular area of legal practice. Merely marketing yourself should not be the sole purpose of legal blogging. It is important that you provide readers with valuable information through your posts. The primary benefit of legal blogging is that it ignites a conversation among people in the profession. Full Story 
March 17, 2014 – 1,334 views
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Evidence Solutions Inc. has merged with D&A Consultants Inc. ESI CEO Scott Greene had bought the company in 2012 Full Story 
March 12, 2014 – 1,223 views
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The case of Kaley v. United States has been stirring up much debate within the legal community, particularly because of the manner in which the U.S Supreme Court has looked towards the pre-trial seizure of funds. Recently, the Court has put into play stringent regulations that restrict the capacity of a defendant to challenge the grand jury's reasoning of probable cause. An understanding of probable cause underlies orders that a defendant's funds can be seized prior to the trial or hearing. The Supreme Court did however leave the defendant's rights to challenge whether the relevant seized funds can be traced back to assumed criminal conduct. Full Story 
March 12, 2014 – 1,087 views
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The Supreme Court has ruled that subcontractors who transact with public firms could also have whistleblower protection, thus broadening the scope of protection. The court struck down mutual fund firm FMR’s stand that only the staff of public firms should be protected. Full Story 
March 12, 2014 – 1,079 views
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Those who prepare and audit statements of local and state governments can now refer to a guide chalked out by the non-profit, GASB, which sets standards in accounting. The guide is aimed at helping local auditors and those chalking out statements for timeframes that begin after June 15 this year. Full Story 
March 3, 2014 – 1,262 views
Mike Wong
The Illinois State Police announced today that they have approved the first 5,000 applications for concealed carry licenses under Illinois law and will be mailing out concealed carry licenses today. Full Story 
February 24, 2014 – 1,252 views
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A recent Ernst&Young report pointed to the growing threat and incidences of cyber attacks on businesses. Over the years, cybersecurity has moved from an operational concern to a board-level problem. Now, the Obama administration has released a voluntary cybersecurity framework in an effort to advise companies on the best practices of effectively safeguarding their networks. The President called cybersecurity a 'systemic challenge' that threatens the nation's critical infrastructure and harms the economy. The latest security initiative comes on the back of a massive credit and debit card hack at Target, which is estimated to have compromised 40 million customers. Full Story