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Arizona Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission: Supreme Court Addresses the Future of Redistricting Reform in America

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Recorded on: Jul. 24, 2015

AMY: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Chris Skinnell. CHRIS SKINNELL: Thanks, Amy. And thank you all for joining me today to talk about a subject that's near and dear to my heart, redistricting reform. Amy's comments ought to give you a little bit of the flavor of my background and my biases. We represented redistricting reform advocates in 2008 and 2010, but this is actually an issue that, for me, actually goes back even further. ...

Arizona Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission: Supreme Court Addresses the Future of Redistricting Reform in America

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From the program: Arizona Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission: Supreme Court Addresses the Future of Redistricting Reform in America

Released on: Jul. 24, 2015

Taken from the briefing Arizona Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission: Supreme Court Addresses the Future of Redistricting Reform in America recorded July, 2015 in New York. On June 29, the Supreme Court rejected a claim by the Arizona Legislature that the United States Constitution prohibits voters from using the initiative power to transfer authority over congressional redistricting from the Legislature to an independent ...

Class Action Litigation 2015

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From the program: Class Action Litigation 2015

Released on: Jul. 22, 2015

Class action lawsuits remain an integral part of high stakes litigation and the courts, including the Supreme Court, have taken notice.  This year’s program will give you the tools and strategies you need to effectively handle these complex cases.  Our outstanding faculty of plaintiffs’ and defense counsel and academics will bring you up-to-date on important developments in class action litigation.  You and your clients ...

Debunking Criticisms of Investor-State Dispute Settlement

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Recorded on: Jul. 23, 2015

AMY TAUB: Hello. My name is Amy Taub, and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Debunking Criticisms of Investor-State Dispute Settlement. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have access to materials for this briefing via the course materials tab in ...

Debunking Criticisms of Investor-State Dispute Settlement

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From the program: Debunking Criticisms of Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Released on: Jul. 23, 2015

Taken from the briefing Debunking Criticisms of Investor-State Dispute Settlement recorded July, 2015 in New York. Investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) has become an increasingly common means of resolving cross-border disputes between corporate or individual investors and host governments. Over the three decades that the United States has had ISDS, it has been the subject of 17 such cases. This private dispute mechanism has recently come ...

Designing Effective Consumer Surveys in Trademark Infringement and False Advertising Disputes

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Recorded on: Jul. 21, 2015

Taken from the briefing Designing Effective Consumer Surveys in Trademark Infringement and False Advertising Disputes recorded July, 2015 in New York. In trademark cases and false advertising disputes, consumer perception surveys often play a critical evidentiary role. Frequently, though, the federal courts and other tribunals that adjudicate and decide these disputes find that the proffered consumer perception studies are entitled to “little ...

Food Stamps

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Recorded on: Jul. 21, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Advocacy 2015 Recorded July 2015 in New York Food Stamps [01:29:13] Financial eligibility factors Non-financial eligibility factors Household composition Recent budgeting changes regarding standard utility allowances Saima Akhtar The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following article from the ...

The Successful Solo/Small Firm Practice 2015: The Tools You Need to Succeed in Today's Economy

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From the program: The Successful Solo/Small Firm Practice 2015: The Tools You Need to Succeed in Today's Economy

Released on: Jul. 21, 2015

Are you thinking about “hanging out a shingle,” either on your own or with a colleague?  Many attorneys consider this career option, but how do you actually make it work? Setting up the office and getting business are top concerns. Solos also face a host of critical business and practice management decisions that will determine whether the new practice thrives or fails. In this program, you will ...

Worker Misclassification: An Uber-Problem for All Industries

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Recorded on: Jul. 22, 2015

Taken from the briefing Worker Misclassification: An Uber-Problem for All Industries recorded July 2015 in New York. Uber and various other “on demand services” businesses are only the latest in a long string of companies under attack for allegedly misclassifying employees as independent contractors.  What was once an issue most employers rarely faced outside of local unemployment eligibility proceedings has now morphed into ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Clifford E. Kirsch

Clifford E. Kirsch ~ Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Tanya E. M. Wong

Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Services NYC - Legal Support Unit

Kenneth N. Nigon

Kenneth N. Nigon ~ RatnerPrestia