Revolution Fever Sparks Interesting Questions for the International Community

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We all watched these last weeks as the Egyptian people, inspired by the Tunisian Lavendar Revolution, over threw the oppressive ruling regime of Hosni Murabak.  As we watch the revolutionary sentiment spread throughout the Middle East region many new issues arise.  One issue that has not garnered much public contemplation is the interplay of international… Read more »

Sex Torts... The New Type Of Tort

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You are probably wondering… “what is a sex tort” and “where can I get one for my significant other?”  However, you probably do not want a sex tort.  Maybe, I should explain that we are not talking about a seductive dessert here.  In the legal sense, a “tort” is not a fancy pastry or dessert. … Read more »

The NFL Doesn't Need Any Stinking Lawyers

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Its Super Bowl week, so may as well keep with the football theme.  Hey, football is a business as much as it is game, so there are numerous legal issues, including trademark, contract negotiations and employment. As you may know, the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NFL team owners and the the NFL Players’ Union… Read more »

Redevelopment Funds To Cease?

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As many of you know, Governor Jerry Brown is proposing to cut the program funding redevelopment.  While this may not be a legal issue, it does effect many of our clients, whether they be developers, contractors, restaurateurs or retailers.  Ultimately, the state has to save money somewhere, so it appears that redevelopment funds are on… Read more »

Trademark and Copyright Issues in the Superbowl

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Okay, I am going to ruin the Superbowl for everyone, by talking about some random legal issue that arises out of the “big game”.  When it comes to the Super Bowl, most people concern themselves with planning parties, ordering pizza and drinking beer.  Me, on the other hand, I see a giant trademark issue. You… Read more »

Hooters: How Did They Do That?

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I was recently searching the internet (“Googling”) for an attorney in Roseville, California. However, Google directed me to some random sites and one was an article about a new Hooters lawsuit out in Michigan. Well the lawsuit is not that new… just new to me, as it was filed in June 2010. Apparently, a Hooters… Read more »

What’s in the Beef?

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I found a recent article indicating that Taco Bell is being sued for deceiving customers about the products that they put in there beef. I am kind of happy that I found this article, as it combines three things that I find interesting… the law, health and food. So be careful when you want to… Read more »

Want To E-Mail Your Attorney While You Are At Work... Think Again

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On Thursday, January 13, 2011, the California Third Appellate District here in Sacramento issued a decision effecting both employers and employees.  In short, the court determined that an employee’s computer is not very confidential, especially vis-a-vis the employer.  Consequently, this new decision will be a very powerful tool for employers in this age of “thought… Read more »

More American Chopper

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As you know, I am hooked on this show.  Forgive me.  I know that it is trash television.  Well, I caught the last episode and it contained a plenty of legal drama that I could discuss here on the blog.  If nothing else, this trash television gives me plenty of ideas for you to read… Read more »

Relief Coming for Small Business

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What does every small business owner hate… Taxes. Yes, the government is the silent partner of every small business. Nevertheless, there may be some relief for your 2010 tax return. CNNMoney.com outlined 6 new tax breaks. You can check them out here