Sun.Jun 06, 2021

What You Need to Know When Buying a Cannabis Business, Part 4: Working With Brokers

HarrisBricken

Buying a cannabis business does not occur in a matter of days, and transactions fall apart for a variety of reasons, as we discussed in Part 1 of this blog series focused on the buy-side of a cannabis M&A transaction.

Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia Clarifies Scope of Forfeiture-by-Wrongdoing Doctrine

EvidenceProf Blog

Similar to its federal counterpart, West Virginia Rule of Evidence 804(b)(6) provides an exception to the rule against hearsay for A statement offered against a party that wrongfully caused — or acquiesced in wrongfully causing — the declarant's unavailability as

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Nigeria suspends Twitter after president’s post is deleted

JURIST

Nigeria indefinitely suspended social network service Twitter on Friday, following Twitter’s removal of President Muhammadu Buhari’s post for violating rules of service.

“Progressives for Justice Kavanaugh: Look who’s suddenly embracing his constitutional views so Democrats can control financial agencies.”

HowAppealing

“Progressives for Justice Kavanaugh: Look who’s suddenly embracing his constitutional views so Democrats can control financial agencies.” ” This editorial will appear in Monday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal

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Process Serving Made Easy: Serve in All 50 States Using One Platform

Speaker: PROOF

PROOF has revolutionized service of process. Using our online platform, create serve requests nationwide and receive live updates with mapped verification of each attempt. PROOF’s technology provides users with complete transparency from start to finish.

EU and British regulators open antitrust investigations into Facebook

JURIST

The European Commission, in cooperation with the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, opened a formal antitrust investigation Friday into whether Facebook has breached EU competition law.

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Federal judge overturns California ban on assault weapons

JURIST

A US federal judge on Friday overturned California’s 32-year-old ban on assault weapons, describing the ban as a “30-year-old failed experiment” and prompting a sharp retort from the state’s governor and attorney general.

“Judicial Notice (06.05.21): ‘A Convoluted, Incoherent, Jumbled Mess’; A colorful Ninth Circuit opinion, a bipartisan ‘dream team’ for a billion-dollar battle, and other legal news from the week that was.”

HowAppealing

“Judicial Notice (06.05.21): ‘A Convoluted, Incoherent, Jumbled Mess’; A colorful Ninth Circuit opinion, a bipartisan ‘dream team’ for a billion-dollar battle, and other legal news from the week that was.” ” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site

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UN calls on Canadian government, Holy See to probe Indigenous children deaths

JURIST

United Nations human rights experts called on Canadian authorities and the Catholic church on Friday to investigate the mass grave of over 200 children Indigenous children.

“The Black Hero Behind One of the Greatest Supreme Court Justices; Before John Marshall Harlan became the sole judicial defender of Black rights of his time, he had a close association with a powerful Black leader who grew up enslaved in his home; Together, they showed how respect could transcend barriers and point a path to freedom”

HowAppealing

“The Black Hero Behind One of the Greatest Supreme Court Justices; Before John Marshall Harlan became the sole judicial defender of Black rights of his time, he had a close association with a powerful Black leader who grew up enslaved in his home; Together, they showed how respect could transcend barriers and point a path to freedom”: Peter S. Canellos has this essay online at Politico Magazine

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Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials of Wealth Management

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

Wealth management is a guaranteed practice: as paralegals, it's essential that you know the complexities of wealth management in order to ensure that your client's rights are protected to their fullest extent. Join Vi Pham, Attorney and educator, in this exclusive webinar that will leave you feeling brushed up and ready. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.

G7 countries agree to support global minimum corporate tax

JURIST

The G7 countries announced Saturday an agreement establishing a 15 percent global tax rate on large multinational corporations.

“Democrats want to pack the U.S. Supreme Court. In Louisiana, we do it all the time.”

HowAppealing

“Democrats want to pack the U.S. Supreme Court. In Louisiana, we do it all the time.” ” Columnist James Gill has this essay online at The Times-Picayune of New Orleans

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Law School Canons: You can’t always “have it your way!”

PatentlyO

Editor’s Note: Avery Welker is a rising 2L at Mizzou and likely a future patent attorney. He authors a series linking law school canonical cases with intellectual property counterparts. You can email ideas for future posts to avery@patentlyo.com. – Dennis Crouch. By Avery Welker.

Court Grants North Face’s Motion to Dismiss Case Over Artist Futura’s “Fluid” Logo

The Fashion Law

Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Liberty University’s Lawsuit Against Him Seeks to Ruin Reputation

LegalReader

In his lawsuit, Falwell says that the university he used to direct is suing him with the sole intent of ruining his reputation. Lawsuits & Litigation defamation falwell jerry falwell jr lawsuit liberty university Scandal

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, June 6, 2021

LLRX

Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few.

Cincinnati Schools to Settle Lawsuit with Parents of Bullied Boy

LegalReader

Gabriel Taye was eight years old when his mother found him hanging, dead in his bedroom. In their lawsuit, Taye's family claimed that Cincinnati Schools covered up the extent of bullying at Carson Elementary.

And Now Another Legal Tech IPO: LegalZoom Files To Go Public

LawSites

I just wrote about Intapp’s filing of papers with the Securities & Exchange Commission for a proposed IPO, noting how rare IPOs are in legal tech, only to find out that LegalZoom also filed on Friday for an IPO.

NRA Drops Lawsuit Against New York Attorney Letitia James

LegalReader

The NRA said it will move its resources toward another lawsuit filed in a New York state court. Lawsuits & Litigation letitia james national rifle organization NRA nra bankruptcy nra lawsuit wayne lapierre

Announcement of orders and opinions for Monday, June 7

SCOTUSBlog

Share We will be live blogging on Monday, June 7, as the court releases orders from the June 3 conference and one or more opinions in argued cases from the current term. Click here for a list of FAQs about orders and opinion announcements. ? ?.

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Lawsuit: Houston Methodist Makes Hospital Employees Get Coronavirus Vaccines

LegalReader

About 117 workers say they are afraid they could lose their jobs if they stand up to the hospital's vaccine mandate. Lawsuits & Litigation coronavirus vaccine Harris County hospital houston methodist mandatory vaccination Texas vaccination vaccine passport woodfill

Intapp, Tech Provider to Legal and Financial Firms, Files Papers for IPO

LawSites

Palo Alto, Calif., based Intapp , a major provider of cloud-based business applications for larger law firms and financial services firms, filed papers Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.

Park Hill Residents File Suit Against Unhoused Camp

LegalReader

Park Hill Residents tried to prevent a homeless camp from setting up shop at a local church, but the court recently dismissed their suit. Featured Article Lawsuits & Litigation lawsuit pandemic Park Hill Unhoused Community

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RAPS Wisconsin Chapter Webcast: Device Requirements for Drug-Led Combination Products

FDA Law Blog

The RAPS Wisconsin Chapter is hosting a webcast on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, discussing device requirements for drug-led combination products. Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.’s s Adrienne Lenz will be the speaker. This webcast will cover U.S.

Online conference Cross-Border Litigation in Central-Europe

Conflict of Laws

The University of Szeged Faculty of Law and the ELKH Centre for Social Sciences, Institute for Legal Studies are organizing an international online conference: “ Cross-Border Litigation in Central-Europe: EU Private International Law before National Courts”.

Impinj 2021 Vote Proxy Access

Corporate Governance

Impinj 2021 annual meeting is June 10, 9 AM Pacific Time. To attend, vote, and submit questions during the Annual Meeting visit here. You will need the 16-digit control number provided on your proxy card or voting instruction form. I recommend voting in advance.

Res Ipsa Hits 51,000,000

JonathanTurley

Last night, we passed the 51,000,000 mark in views on the blog. Our steady increase in traffic continued this month. Again, we thank our loyal readers who return every day to discuss contemporary legal, political, and occasionally bizarre stories.

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Patently-O Bits and Bytes by Juvan Bonni

PatentlyO

Recent Headlines in the IP World: Alex Baldwin: USITC Investigates Apple Watch Over Patent Claims (Source: WIPR). David Dayen: Chris Coons Working to Install Business-Friendly Candidate for Key Patent Position (Source: The American Prospect). Bhaswati Guha Majumder: Chinese Military Scientist Filed Patent For A Vaccine Soon After China Revealed Covid-19 Details in 2020 (Source: Yahoo News). Philip Blenkinsop: Resisting Patent Waiver, EU Submits Vaccine Plan to WTO (Source: Reuters).

HP&M Attorneys Discuss 2020’s Top Cases in FDLI Publication

FDA Law Blog

Every year, the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) publishes a compendium of the Top Food and Drug Cases from the previous year, as well as Cases to Watch, in conjunction with its popular Annual Conference. This year was no different. Recently, FDLI published on its website its Top Food and Drug Cases 2020 , and Cases to Watch 2021. Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. attorneys Sara Koblitz and Anne Walsh contributed to this year’s installment.

Workplace Tips – Work Environment | iHire

iHire

Create a more ergonomic and stress-free home office with these tips

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