Emojis—tiny pictures of facial expressions or objects used in text messages, emails and on social media—are no longer a laughing matter for the legal profession. Increasingly, they are bones of contention in lawsuits ranging from business disputes to harassment to defamation.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) recently released its annual review of campus speech codes:
Two Berger Harris clients were awarded their attorneys’ fees and legal expenses at an inquisition hearing held by a commissioner of the Delaware Superior Court on December 8. Under the standard articulated by the Court of Chancery in the case of Kulp v. Timmons, the plaintiffs were also awarded fees and costs they will incur in collecting the amount of the judgment.
Bloomberg BNA has released the 2017 Supplement to Litigating the Business Divorce (BNA 2016). The book, and this latest update, are co-authored by Berger Harris partner and Business Law Basics co-author Brian Gottesman.
From the publisher’s website:
Litigating the Business Divorce, written by more than 15 contributors who are authorities in the field, covers all aspects of business divorce, including:
On October 31, 1777, following the Colonial victories over British General John Burgoyne in the Battles of Saratoga, Henry Laurens of South Carolina, then President of the Continental Congress, appointed a committee of Richard Henry Lee of Virginia, Samuel Adams of Massachusetts, and General Daniel Roberdeau, then residing in York, Pennsylvania, to formulate a draft National Thanksgiving Proclamation.