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Around the web, October 12

  • In multiple cases, U.S. Supreme Court being asked to intervene in West Virginia state courts [Liptak, NYT]
  • Employers buy big legal headaches when they ask for specifics from workers who call in sick. Better just to wave those intermittent FMLA requests through the gate? [NLJ]
  • Investment advice: "as soon as you see that a corporation is adopting good governance practices, sell" [Ribstein on Jeff Lipshaw]
  • Oh joy: California lawmakers regard federal HIPAA as too lenient so they've now enacted their own tougher medical privacy law [HIPAA blog and again]
  • New Toxic Tort Litigation Blog is by William A. Ruskin and Daniella Landers
    of Epstein Becker Green (via Kevin O'Keefe)
  • Med mal: Mississippi Supreme Court weakens state's legislatively enacted certificate-of-merit law [Day on Torts]



Rafael Mangual
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Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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