When does a federal agency have "inherent authority"? Not in this case, according to the D.C. Circuit Court in Ivy Sports Medicine v. Burwell. ReGen Biologics made a device called a Collagen Scaffold for use in knee surgery. ReGen began the process of obtaining FDA approval for the device in...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw. […]
When you're looking to expand your client base, there's no better resource than the clients you already have. "But," you say in protest, "They're more like former clients. I haven't heard from them in months."That might be true, but they may still need some legal assistance and they might not...... Click through to kee […]
The majority said that this was a "straightforward" case: Columbia Gas Transmission has the "right of eminent domain to obtain easements over the land of objecting landowners, outside of the existing right of way, in order to replace deteriorating pipeline." And yet, the dissent (and the district court) felt that...... Click through to ke […]
The "Internet of Things" is a fun buzz-phrase that describes non-computer devices with Internet connections, like your car, your refrigerator, or your thermostat. Unfortunately, companies that make such devices don't always have security in mind.When we think of "Internet security," it's typically in the context of computers, ma […]
So here's where we are in the saga of Wisconsin's voter ID law. Last month, a three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit heard oral arguments on the legality of the state law requiring, like many states' laws these days, state-issued photo IDs in order to vote. Hours after the oral...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com... […]
Full disclosure: I am a Kansas City Chiefs fan. So it was with constant, uninterrupted joy that I watched Monday's molly-whopping of the New England Patriots by my hometown team. Uninterrupted, at least, until a wee little mistake by the referees in the fourth quarter. After the Chiefs' Husain Abdullah...... Click through to keep reading this post […]
Setting up a website for a law firm? That's easy! Just go to one of those DIY tools -- a site builder -- and put up a page with contact info, the list of attorneys, and a brief rundown of the services you offer, right? It's basically a yellow pages...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com... […]
Here's a tip for first-timers who are planning on working full-time while studying for the bar: Don't do it. Failing doesn't guarantee that you'll have a crappy career, but it certainly doesn't help your short-term and long-term earning potential. Do anything and everything in your power to, at minimum, work...... Click through to ke […]
Hot on the heels of decisions from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals and the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma ruled today that Obamacare subsidies aren't available to residents of states that didn't establish their own state-run exchanges. If you'll recall, there was...... Click through to keep readi […]
Windows 9/Threshold is here! Except, according to CNET, it'll actually be called Windows 10. Weird naming conventions are the only surprises here, since we've been stalking leaks via German websites for some time now, but here's the short version of Microsoft's big announcement today: a new version of Windows, smart...... Click through to […]
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