Business Law. Legal news and articles for March 31 - 31, 2012

RIVERSIDE: Attorney becomes president of Downtown Business CouncilEx-partner in Big Law blogs it allEx-partner in Big Law blogs it allPolice Are Using Phone Tracking as a Routine ToolEarly learning supporter: What team are they on?BizProf: Tax law changes impact small businessesReviving the legal basis for our economic libertyState's biggest verdicts involve business disputesCrowdfunding poses pitfalls for business ownersCaldwell expects court to strike down health care lawUPI NewsTrack BusinessChange in laws could erode some of big boxes' unfair advantageTampa, Wells Fargo, battle over financesMitt Romney, who thrived at Harvard, ties Barack Obama to 'Faculty Lounge'Businesses may flee after troops depart

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Startups, nonprofits have legal teams at the ready
STLtoday.comMarch 16, 2012

Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com Two days after she opened her hair salon, Sahara Lannon took steps to ensure the new business would be around for years to come. Lannon and her attorney, Laurie Hauber, went through the salon's ...more »

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WSAV-TVMarch 16, 2012

District Attorney Robert James said Thursday his office is looking into charging Andrea Sneiderman, telling reporters to "stay tuned." Her former boss, Hemy Neuman, was found guilty but mentally ill and sentenced Thursday to life in prison without ...more »

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RIVERSIDE: Attorney becomes president of Downtown Business Council
Press-EnterpriseMarch 31, 2012

Joseph T. Ortiz, a labor attorney at Best Best & Krieger LLP, will begin a one-year term in April as president of the Downtown Business Council, part of the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce. Joseph T. Ortiz, a labor attorney at Best Best ...more »

Ex-partner in Big Law blogs it all
Chicago TribuneMarch 31, 2012

He would be regarded as an anachronism in today's large law firm, often colloquially called "Big Law," where lawyers come and go like free agents in professional sports. The revolving door, he said, is a reflection of the prevailing business model that ...more »

Ex-partner in Big Law blogs it all
Chicago TribuneMarch 31, 2012

"I was surprised that a guy with all his talent as a trial lawyer would suddenly become a commentator on the business of law," said Fred Bartlit, a former Kirkland partner best known for guiding George W. Bush's legal effort in Florida's disputed ...more »

Police Are Using Phone Tracking as a Routine Tool
New York TimesMarch 31, 2012

WASHINGTON — Law enforcement tracking of cellphones, once the province mainly of federal agents, has become a powerful and widely used surveillance tool for local police officials, with hundreds of departments, large and small, often using it ...more »

Early learning supporter: What team are they on?
Minneapolis Star TribuneMarch 31, 2012

Leonard Street is among the law firms committed to increasing the number of minority lawyers above the 7 percent now in private practice and 13 percent in government service. The firm's scholars are working in law firms, business, government and ...more »

BizProf: Tax law changes impact small businesses
East Valley TribuneMarch 31, 2012

Dear Professor Bruce: As a small business owner, tax day is fast approaching for my firm. What can I do to help maximize my savings? Answer: Every penny counts, so maximizing your return can be extremely important. Understanding recent tax law changes ...more »

Reviving the legal basis for our economic liberty
Kansas City StarMarch 31, 2012

One purpose of that amendment's protection of “the privileges or immunities” of American citizenship was to defend the economic liberties of freed slaves from laws restricting entry into trades and businesses. In 1873, in a 5-4 decision in the ...more »

State's biggest verdicts involve business disputes
San Francisco ChronicleMarch 31, 2012

But data compiled by the National Law Journal - and highlighted by the Consumer Attorneys of California, which fights restrictions on lawsuits - shows a different dynamic was in play in California courts last year. The biggest verdicts in California in ...more »

Crowdfunding poses pitfalls for business owners
San Francisco ChronicleMarch 31, 2012

But business owners also face risks if they choose to raise money this way, including the chance of getting personally sued under securities laws and getting distracted by lots of small investors. They also might find it harder to raise venture capital ...more »

Caldwell expects court to strike down health care law
Monroe News StarMarch 31, 2012

Otherwise, he fears the costs associated with implementing the health care reform in Louisiana could put many small businesses in dire financial straits. “This is not good if this law is upheld,” he said. Caldwell, one of many attorneys general from ...more »

UPI NewsTrack Business
UPI.comMarch 31, 2012

Former Mayor Rick Baker, although a former corporate attorney, said he delegated many of the city's financial decisions to staff members or simply allowed financial managers at Wachovia Global Securities to oversee the city's $400 million investment ...more »

Change in laws could erode some of big boxes' unfair advantage
Hi-Desert StarMarch 31, 2012

There is no evidence that big is better, yet plenty of evidence that the Morongo Basin would profit with a resurgence of small businesses. We need revised investment laws to allow small businesses to have as much opportunity as large corporations.more »

Tampa, Wells Fargo, battle over finances
UPI.comMarch 31, 2012

Former Mayor Rick Baker, although a former corporate attorney, said he delegated many of the city's financial decisions to staff members or simply allowed financial managers at Wachovia Global Securities to oversee the city's $400 million investment ...more »

Mitt Romney, who thrived at Harvard, ties Barack Obama to 'Faculty Lounge'
MassLive.comMarch 31, 2012

Like the president, the former Massachusetts governor is a graduate of Harvard Law School. Unlike the commander-in-chief, Romney also has a second Harvard graduate degree, in business. While bashing Harvard is intended to paint Obama as an ivory tower ...more »

Businesses may flee after troops depart
Bend BulletinMarch 31, 2012

SEATTLE — The attorney for the US soldier accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians says the government is “hiding evidence” and not giving his defense team the cooperation it was promised. The Army says officials have been following procedures and ...more »

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