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Monday, May 21, 2018

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Fulfilling Potential
James J. Eisen has spent more than 25 years of his legal career handling issues surrounding the renewable energy industry.

Small Businesses

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals further entrenched a three-way circuit split over whether investments should be considered debt or equity for the purposes of tax law.

judges

Phoenix Chief Presiding Hearing Officer Rosemarie Gavin has followed her law career wherever it has taken her - even to law librarian school - and she believes she’s far better off for being flexible.
News
Tesla: a newcomer, a game changer... a financial disaster?
Electric car manufacturer Tesla has been called many things: a newcomer, a disrupter, a game-changer, and among many others, the company that revolutionized an industry not fond of revolution.
Circuit to decide DACA jurisdiction question
The fate of thousands of young immigrants could turn on whether a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel decides it has jurisdiction in a case set for oral arguments Tuesday in Pasadena.
Ex-coach’s lawyer accuses NCAA of destroying a career
One side says the NCAA was led by the evidence. The other side said it was wrongly led by a theory.
Lawyers seek PAGA fees in same-sex wedding cake case
Attorneys for a baker whose right to refuse to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple was upheld in February have filed for attorney fees in the wake of a judgment entered in their favor.
Restore Federal Arbitration Act to its rightful place
The biggest arbitration case on the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket this term is the so-called Epic trilogy, in which the Supreme Court will resolve a circuit split concerning the interplay between the Federal Arbitration Act (providing for enforceability of arbitration agreements) and Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (providing for employees’ right to collective action).
9th Circuit advances civil rights case against SFPD officer
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals partially reversed a U.S. magistrate judge, allowing a man who spent 20 years in prison on a murder conviction to proceed with his civil rights lawsuit against a San Francisco police sergeant, who the plaintiff claims fabricated evidence and had a motive to retaliate against him.
Civil rights depend on legal action
The #MeToo movement exposed what was for many a startling and unpleasant truth.

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Evolving threats to our cybersecurity infrastructure
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Tax Cut and Jobs Act: Carrying on carried interest
One of the most difficult and unexpected provisions of the newly enacted Tax Cut and Jobs Act is the three-year holding period on “carried interests,” which has especially significant implications for those in the real estate industry.