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general/Litigation

Medicare Secondary Payer Act: personal liability cases

May. 21, 2018
By Karen A. Feld

Personal injury attorneys who have cases where the claimant is a Medicare beneficiary need to have a basic understanding of Medicare reimbursement and the reporting process.

general/Education Law

What can schools do about cyberbullying?

May. 14, 2018
By Gregory J. Rolen

The Founding Fathers could not possibly have anticipated bullying in cyberspace. But they did appreciate, and protected, the right of individual to say what they think, no matter how offensive, without interference from government.


general/Employment

Can prior pay inform a new hire’s salary?

May. 11, 2018
By Kathryn G. Mantoan

Learn how the 9th Circuit’s en banc opinion in Rizo v. Yovino both clarifies and complicates the question.

general/Bankruptcy

‘Cram-downs’ of unsecured liens in a Chapter 11 reorganization

May. 7, 2018
By Paul M. Hilkert, Stuart B. Rodgers

This article seeks to address the general mechanics of the debtor's ability to "cram-down" undersecured liens in a Chapter 11 reorganization, and a creditor's ability to mitigate the effects of a cram down.


general/E-Discovery

E-discovery for lawyers who like paper

May. 4, 2018
By Bob Mehr

In truth, the electronic process is not that different from the paper process these lawyers may be accustomed to, and may even be easier to handle, once they grasp the new process.

general/Appellate Practice

Mooting mootness

May. 1, 2018
By Benjamin G. Shatz

You guessed it: There are exceptions to the familiar justiciability doctrine of mootness.


general/Appellate Practice

Mooting mootness

May. 1, 2018
By Benjamin G. Shatz

You guessed it: There are exceptions to the familiar justiciability doctrine of mootness.

general/Civil Practice

Private attorney general attorney fees

Apr. 30, 2018
By Matthew Ross

Learn about the standards for recovery of fees as well as standards for appellate review of fees.


general/Criminal Practice

Criminal continuances: Court culture creates calendar congestion

Apr. 27, 2018
By Jaime R. Román

Delay affects each person who is subject to serial continuances awaiting disposition. It is tragic. It is costly to parties, the courts, victims, witnesses, court justice partners, and the public fisc.

general/Estate Planning

Preparing a proper certificate of independent review

Apr. 20, 2018
By Arthur J. Harris, Kavin Williams

When confronted by an elderly transferor, every competent estate attorney must reflexively obtain a California certificate of independent review.