BACKGROUND In 2005, Congress passed the Real ID Act, enacting national standards for obtaining state driver’s licenses and I.D. cards. These federally mandated standards require states to use enhanced security features and identification procedures, and to review … [Read more...] about In January, Will You be Able to Board Your Domestic Flight with Your Current Driver’s License?
In May 2017, Justice Joan Larsen was nominated to the Sixth Circuit seat being vacated by Judge David McKeague. Both of Michigan’s democratic senators returned blue slips supporting her appointment in August. The Senate Judiciary Committee favorably reported Justice … [Read more...] about Who is Justice Joan Larsen?
Electronic filing is coming to the U.S. Supreme Court! Effective November 13, 2017, amendments to the Supreme Court’s rules take effect that require represented parties (and their amici) to submit petitions, briefs, and most other filings through the Court’s … [Read more...] about The Supreme Court Enters the Digital Age
When the California legislature enacted the Public Records Act, it declared “access to information concerning the conduct of the people’s business is a fundamental and necessary right of every person in this state”. Gov’t Code § 6250. … [Read more...] about Under The Public Records Act, A Losing Party May Be The Prevailing Party
As noted in earlier postings, in March of this year, a federal judge in New York handed Chipotle Mexican Grill a significant victory, denying a request by salaried management apprentices alleging misclassification as exempt from overtime to certify claims for class action … [Read more...] about NY Court Green Lights Immediate Appeal of Chipotle Collective Action Decertification Order