A litigation lawyer is faced with some challenges if there is an interpreter present – even if the interpreter is used for his or her client or witness. The quality and accuracy of an interpretation as well as the professional conduct of the interpreter can have a huge impact on the outcome of a case.
In one of my previous posts I talked about the technology market becoming increasingly competitive in the recent years and that the competition jumped from the market into courtrooms with a series of patent lawsuits, especially between Apple and Samsung.
A little over a week ago, ExxonMobil’s Pegasus pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Arkansas. The spill leaked somewhere between 12,000-15,000 barrels of oil into a suburban neighborhood and forced the evacuation of twenty-two homes.
Most politicians have spent much of their professional careers working in the public sector. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that many of them had to campaign for their current political positions while still employed by the government in their previous positions.
It’s no secret that the advertisements you see online are tailored just for you. And while commercial speech is protected under the First Amendment, the Federal Trade Commission has seen fit to put forth guidelines regulating the use of consumer data.
President Obama offered his view on a clean energy future in his weekly address when he predicted that the future of the American auto industry would include cars that can drive from “coast to coast without using a drop of oil.”
Police officers are often forced to fight an uphill battle when they are faced with criminal charges. Although the accused is presumed to be innocent until proven guilty, officers are scrutinized not only by the prosecutors and judges, but also the media and the public.
New York City is one of many cities facing an obesity epidemic, and a recent press release from the Office of the Mayor highlights data indicating a strong relationship between obesity and the consumption of sugary beverages.