Treatment court judges serve as both enforcers of the law and collaborators with defendants; a unique dichotomy that can test ethical boundaries.Read More »
Less than a month after the House of Representatives voted down the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2012, the effects are starting to play out on Capitol Hill and in the courts.Read More »
In the pantheon of rules of professional conduct governing lawyers, one in the top tier of importance is the so-called “no-contact” rule.Read More »
The state attorney general argued that Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, illegally marketed the drug by telling doctors it was safer and more effective than competitor drugs, downplayed its risks and marketed it for unapproved uses including treatment for the elderly and children.
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The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court this week tackled the question of whether pharmaceutical representatives who educate, entertain and pitch their products to doctors are salespeople, a decision that will determine whether they are entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act.Read More »
United States Court of Appeals For the Seventh Circuit Civil Bankruptcy — intentional torts — nondischargeability A claim for loss of consortium derivative of a willful and malicious injury is not dischargeable in bankruptcy. “We can’t find an appellate case ...Read More »