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  • Buying and Selling Liquor Licenses in Utah

    By Adrienne Bell and Catherine Parrish Lake Utah’s Transfer of Retail License Act (the “Act”), which becomes effective today, permits the transfer and sale of retail liquor licenses by current retail license holders. Although enacted in 2011, the legislature previously dela...

    8 readers - Alcoholic Beverages Law Blog
  • Marijuana Wars: Yurok Tribe Battles To Reclaim Its Lands

      The Los Angeles Times reports that with the assistance of federal and state agencies, the Yurok Tribe in California is taking the offensive in a battle to drive renegade marijuana growers off the Tribe’s native lands. For years, illegal marijuana growers with out-of-sta...

    9 readers - Native American Legal Update
    • Pepsi Gets Grip on MLB All-Star Extravaganza

      How cool is it to have the MLB All-Star Game and related events, right here in Minneapolis? Very. As the advertisement shows, Pepsi is playing a large role in the event, as the “Official Soft Drink” of the MLB All-Star Game....
      6 readers - Steve Baird/ DuetsBlog
    • Update: Ikea Voids the Warranty on its Demand Letter

      A few weeks back, we discussed IKEA’s claim of trademark infringement against the popular website, IKEAhackers.net, and the resulting online backlash. In what’s become an increasingly common result, IKEA has reportedly backe...
      6 readers - DuetsBlog

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    • Chancery Court Dismisses Revlon and Quasi-Appraisal Claim

      … Authored By Lewis Lazarus This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | July 23, 2014 The Delaware courts apply a high standard of review in sale transactions where a plaintiff pleads a conflict of interest. Where a board sells to a third party and the plaintiff pleads no conflict of interest, however…

    • This Little Piggy Went to the Trademark Office…

      …, the University did not contest the Examiner’s conclusion that the mark failed to function as a mark. Instead, the University submitted a new specimen and a number of news articles showing how long individuals had been doing “Hog Call” chants as evidence of acquired distinctiveness. The University described the new specimen as follows: a video…

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    • Marijuana Wars: Yurok Tribe Battles To Reclaim Its Lands

      …   The Los Angeles Times reports that with the assistance of federal and state agencies, the Yurok Tribe in California is taking the offensive in a battle to drive renegade marijuana growers off the Tribe’s native lands. For years, illegal marijuana growers with out-of-state license plates came to the upper reaches of the Yurok Indian…

      9 readers - Native American Legal Update
    • The Fellow Officer Rule in Colorado Criminal Cases

      … In criminal cases in Colorado, typically, more than one officer responds to the scene of a crime.  This is particularly true in felonies and more serious cases.  When multiple officers respond to the scene, different officers take on different roles to conduct their investigation. According to the Colorado Supreme Court, multi-officer…

      2 readers - Colorado Criminal Attorney
    • Monroe FireFighter Denied Workers Compensation Benefits

      … A Monroe firefighter who injured her knee while standing up at her desk suffered an "idiopathic" injury that was not compensable through workers' compensation, the Georgia Court of Appeal ruled in a split decision, affirming a ruling by the State Board of Workers' Compensation.  The appeals court said in its decision that it granted review…

      4 readers - Atlanta Workers Compensation Law
    • Private Surveillance and how it can affect a Colorado Criminal Case

      … How far can private companies go in obtaining data? Can the government use privately collected data against you in a criminal case? These questions are at the forefront of the law and were recently discussed by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in a report entitled The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age. In this report, the UN High…

      2 readers - Colorado Criminal Attorney
    • Keeping Our Kids Healthy: Pediatric Medicine Development

      … Children are a precious commodity and it is important that they are cared for appropriately. Children deserve the best care so they can grow and live happy and fulfilled lives. Pediatric products development is in high demand but industry reluctance to test products on children has been a detriment to advancements in pediatric research…

      4 readers - Searcy Mass Torts
    • When can a Police Officer execute an Arrest Warrant in Colorado

      … If you have a warrant out for your arrest, you may be wondering when a police officer is going to try to arrest you. This is a common and reasonable concern. Fortunately, there are some guidelines about when the police officer can and cannot try to arrest you. Typically, the officer can arrest you during normal times when the officer has reason…

      3 readers - Colorado Criminal Attorney
    • When the Facts don’t fit the Criminal Charges in Colorado

      … Earlier this year, the Colorado Court of Appeals dealt with the issue of the definition of trafficking in children. The case is important not only because it helps clarify child trafficking statutes but because it shows the kind of analysis that the court of appeals wants trial courts to do to determine whether the crime that someone has been…

      5 readers - Colorado Criminal Attorney
    • Colorado Crime Rates for 2013

      … also showed a slight increase in 2013 over 2012. There are a number of factors that may have contributed to the rise in violent felony crimes but there is not a clear factor as seen in the sexual assault statute change. If you are interested in the crime rates for 2013, here is an article from Colorado Public Radio on the new numbers. If you…

      3 readers - Colorado Criminal Attorney
    • Tenants with children can’t be limited to lower floors

      … Managers of apartment buildings sometimes want to require tenants who have small children to live on a lower floor, in order to prevent complaints from other tenants about noise in the apartment above them. But the U.S. Department of Justice says this is illegal. The government announced that such a rule would violate the federal Fair Housing…

      4 readers - Simmons & Schiavo, Attorneys At Law
    • Shari Founds Calliope Communications; Restarts GBLB

      … I have received a lot of requests for me to re-activate GBLB, which I am excited to do as part of my new venture, Calliope Communications.   After 14 years in the corporate world, I founded Calliope to focus my work on research, policy development and cause marketing.  My practice will be largely dedicated to energy, environmental…

      6 readers - Green Building Law Blog
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