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Rob Bae
Nanomaterials: the next asbestos-like toxic tort or the greatest thing since sliced bread?

Nanotechnology is developing rapidly, and many companies are already producing products that contain engineered nanomaterials ranging from consumer products like sunscreens and cosmetics to industrial products such as bioengineered materials used to help...

Tags: Technology
Tom Moylan
Alaska - Yes Alaska - Steals The Spotlight Again In Zyprexa Litigation

There’s something about Alaska and Zyprexa that just keeps on giving. Maybe it’s the juxtaposition of A and Z; the alpha and the omega. Or maybe it’s just happenstance. Whatever the reason, Alaska, hardly a bastion of drug litigation...

Georgene M. Vairo
Georgene Vairo on Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd. v. Tellabs, Inc.

The Seventh Circuit on remand applied the Supreme Court's new Tellabs standard for pleading scienter under the PSLRA in Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd. v. Tellabs, Inc. Law Professor Georgene Vairo discusses how the Seventh Circuit interpreted Tellabs...

Ed Viguerie
Chamber of Commerce vs. Brown

Union membership has declined precipitously over the last 30 years. Whether that’s the result of the decreasing relevance of the union movement or not, it’s undeniable that the right to work laws passed in many states and the increasingly...

Ann Graham
Professor Ann Graham on Our Credit Reporting System and Identity Theft-New Regulations for 2008

With passage of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA), Congress amended the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and adopted new weapons to combat identity theft. Several implementing regulations are effective in 2008, with compliance...

Tags: Privacy
Gregg Lawson
'Imprudent Curiosity' Or 'Outrageous Breach' Of Privacy?

Just how secure is the sensitive information in your passport file? The State Department reports that its computer system did its job by identifying breaches of the passport files of all three presidential contenders but, incredibly, the news that someone...

Tags: Privacy