Olga Mack writes for Above the Law, May 7, 2018
Your dream corporate board seat may come with new and unfamiliar risks. … Below are some questions you should ask yourself in order to assess the risk profile of a board service opportunity and identify your risk own tolerance.
Jen Moreno quoted by The New York Times, May 7, 2018
Ms. Moreno … said that implementing nitrogen gas is not as simple as states suggest. There are different grades of nitrogen, including medical and industrial, she said, with commensurate purities and regulations.
Mark Cohen quoted by The Wall Street Journal, May 5, 2018
The trademark subsidies are part of China’s “planned approach to intellectual property,” said Mark Cohen. … As with patents, China has a “highly metric, numbers-oriented approach” to intellectual property.
Catherine Fisk quoted by The Washington Post, May 4, 2018
“If a restaurant has dishwashers, cooks, busboys, servers — those people are employees, they have a fair number of protections under employment law, including a minimum wage, overtime pay and family medical leave,” said Catherine Fisk. … “What is at risk for all of these Snag workers is that they are potentially entitled to none of that if they are treated as independent contractors.”
Erwin Chemerinsky writes for ABA Journal, May 3, 2018
At the very least, Sessions v. Dimaya is quite important in the immigration context. The court reaffirms that laws concerning deportation and removal are to be subjected to the same vagueness analysis as criminal statutes. The court’s striking down the residual clause in the Immigration and Nationality Act will matter for many facing deportation.
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by Berkeleyside, May 3, 2018
UC Berkeley might also, as Chemerinsky and co-author Howard Gillman mention in their book, set a bar for the amount of money it is willing to spend on event security, and deny any controversial events after the threshold is reached. … “The question is: how high would this threshold be?” the authors wrote.
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by KTVU.com, May 3, 2018
“I don’t think it’s constitutional to have indefinite detention without a hearing to determine if a person is a danger or a flight risk,” said Erwin Chemerinsky. … “The United States Government has broad power over immigration.”
John Yoo quoted by SentinelSource.com, May 2, 2018
“I could see it going back to the Supreme Court,” said John Yoo. … “But I don’t see how Trump could win.”
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by ABA Journal, May 2, 2018
In an essay for the Sacramento Bee, Erwin Chemerinsky, dean at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, points out that the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals provides a livestream of all of its oral arguments. “No adverse effects have been seen,” Chemerinsky wrote.
Michael Kiparsky interviewed by NewsDeeply, May 1, 2018
“The first key question for Groundwater Sustainability Agencies to answer is, how does groundwater management in their basin affect surface water and its beneficial uses? That implies that Groundwater Sustainability Agencies need to understand something about the hydrology of the basin and about those beneficial uses.”