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Welcome back to another Top 10 in Law Blogs! Alkida Kacani discusses California Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposal for the most generous parental leave in the country, possibly setting a precedent in the U.S. Steve Dickinson wrote about bills introduced by a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers and how they could deal a crippling blow to Huawei and other Chinese telecommunication companies. In the continuing saga of the government shutdown, now in its fourth week, Hannah…
Welcome back to another Top 10 in Law Blogs! Kevin LaCroix brings some heartening news to start your weekend; the United States saw zero bank failures in 2018, only the third time since the FDIC was founded in 1933. According to Tyler Sines, Maxine Waters–who assumed office last week as the Chair of the House Financial Services Committee–took a major steps for the promotion of diversity and inclusion in the financial services sector. Reflecting on…
Welcome back to another Top 10 in Law Blogs, Lexbloggers. And Happy New Year! Now in its second week, the government shutdown continued to dominate the news cycle, with Trump announcing today that “he’d keep the government closed for a very long period of time–months or even years,” according to Sen. Chuck Schumer. Legal bloggers commented on the shutdown’s effect on the FCC, trade agencies, FDA, and USDA. Maria Danaher filled us in on what…
Welcome back to another Top 10 in Law Blogs–the last installment of 2018! As we close out the year, Legal bloggers have paused to reflect on significant developments,  analyze trends, and make predictions for 2019. According to Bob Ambrogi, it was a big year for legal technology; investments in legal tech hit $1 billion, artificial intelligence became one of the most dominant technologies in the legal field, and blockchain gained applicability within the law. While…
Welcome back to another Top 10 in Law Blogs! This week was marked by an eerie sense of deja vu. LexBloggers weighed in on President Donald Trump’s refusal to sign a stopgap funding bill that would extend funding to nine different government departments, dramatically increasing the likelihood of another government shutdown–potentially the third shutdown in 2018. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare, was yet again found unconstitutional, this time by a federal…
House Speaker Paul Ryan announced earlier today that President Donald Trump will not sign a Senate-approved stopgap funding bill unless it includes border-wall funding, dramatically increasing the risk of a partial government shutdown. This would mark the third government shutdown of 2018. Funding for nine federal departments, including the State, Justice, Transportation, and Agriculture departments will expire on December 21, 2018 if the bill is not signed. While not a total government shutdown like the…
Welcome back to LexBlog’s Top 10 in Law Blogs. In this edition, Bob Ambrogi discusses Thomson Reuters’ announcement last week to cut its workforce by 3,200, and what reductions in staff, offices and products could mean for customers. A 13 year long fight over a renowned Pissarro painting stolen by Nazis went to trial last week, according to Conrad Wilton. Mary C. Zinser reports on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling that employers have an obligation…
Welcome back to another Top 10 in Law Blogs, LexBloggers. Only three more before the end of 2018! This week, Jeff Nowak writes on the importance of employers understanding Family and Medical Leave Act nuances, especially as the holidays approach. Brian Slagle reports on a former CFPB Ombudsman’s new nonprofit dedicated to ending student loans. LexBlog’s Founder and CEO, Kevin O’ Keefe, announces the campaign to grow our legal blogging network—and the passionate people behind…