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Two Class-Action Brain Injury Lawsuits Filed against NCAA and Helmet Manufacturer

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Two separate class-action lawsuits have been filed against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Riddell, a company that manufactures football helmets. Both lawsuits allege that the defendants failed to protect college football players from head injuries and that they failed to provide education to the players regarding […]

Connecticut Considers Raising the Age of Juvenile Offenders to 21

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Should 18, 19 and 20-year-olds be treated as juveniles instead of adults in the criminal justice system? The governor of Connecticut thinks so and has introduced a juvenile justice reform plan that would increase the age that young offenders would be processed through adult courts to 21. If […]

Estate Planning Attorneys for Wealthy Americans Anticipate Changes Under Trump

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump made promises to eliminate the estate tax from the federal tax code. This has left many wealthy Americans, as well as accountants and attorneys who serve them, with questions about how taxes on high-net-worth individuals might be impacted by a Trump presidency. […]

Bail Reform Arguments Heard by Maryland High Court

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Earlier this month, the Maryland Court of Appeals heard arguments from noteworthy proponents of a recommended series of reforms to the existing bail system, including vocal expressions of support from former Attorney General Eric Holder and Brian Frosh, the state’s current Attorney General. The prospective changes would require […]

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