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  1. Working Mother Names Best Law Firms for Women, Laments Industry's 'Glacial' Progress

    07.26 / 14:01 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    The firms are eager to be recognized for their efforts, but progress in the industry overall is nothing to…
  2. Transgender Attorney Finds Strong Support From Her Firm

    07.26 / 03:36 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    Fish & Richardson, which issued a statement in support of transgender lawyer DJ Healey of Houston, helped the IP litigator plan how to inform co-workers and…
  3. Clients Pushing Hard for Diversity? Not Exactly

    07.26 / 03:36 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    Maybe it's because I get jaded easily, but I just can't get myself excited that the legal profession is really getting on the stick about diversity or…
  4. Cancer Patient Sues MVC for Discrimination in Processing Photo License

    07.25 / 23:06 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    A cancer patient who lost her hair due to chemotherapy is claiming in a suit that a Motor Vehicle Commission employee repeatedly ordered her to remove her headwrap for her driver's license…
  5. Wrongful Death Cases Revisited: Not Every Mistake is Fatal

    07.25 / 21:47 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    There are three cases holding that the "technical mistake" of not obtaining both general letters of administration and letters of administration ad prosequendum can be cured at any stage of the…
  6. First-Blush Dismissal of L'Oreal Lawyer's CEPA Case Reversed

    07.25 / 21:47 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    A suit in which a former patent attorney for French cosmetics giant L'Oreal alleged he was fired for standing up for ethical legal practices was dismissed in its early stages. But now a federal appeals court has reinstated the case, saying the claims "were more than…
  7. New Opportunity to Make a Late and Inexpensive Portability Election

    07.25 / 21:47 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    The IRS recently enacted Rev. Proc. 2017-34, which provides a permanent simplified method for certain estates to obtain an extension of time to elect…
  8. SCOTUS Decision Impacts Restriction on Downstream Sales of Patented Products

    07.25 / 21:47 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court found that the sale of a patented product in the United States or abroad exhausted all patent rights in the product, and thus eliminated patent rights as a tool to control downstream resale of the…
  9. Federal Judge Tosses Civil Conspiracy Claim Over Bridgegate Traffic Jams

    07.25 / 18:36 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    A federal judge in Newark has entered judgment for New Jersey in a civil suit brought on behalf of plaintiffs who were caught in traffic jams brought on by the September 2013 George Washington Bridge access lane…
  10. Family Law

    07.25 / 18:36 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    In the Law Journal’s Family Law supplement, articles focus on equitable distribution, lifestyle analysis and other topics. 'Equitable' Distribution Isn't Always 'Equal' In some cases, the application of the 16 statutory factors regarding equitable distribution will result in a disproportionate division of the assets to achieve equity in light of the entire circumstances. Read more Whose Lifestyle Is It A…
  11. Appellate Division: No Estate Tax Marital Deduction for Registered Domestic Partners

    07.25 / 17:32 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    Same-sex couples registered under New Jersey's Domestic Partnership Act are not entitled to the marital deduction for purposes of calculating the New Jersey estate tax due at the death of the first partner, according to a recent, published opinion out of the Appellate…
  12. Client's Needs vs. Attorney's Integrity: An Ethical Tug of War

    07.25 / 16:32 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    A client's disclosure of unfavorable or potentially damaging information to his attorney in a confidential setting does not automatically prevent the disclosure of that…
  13. Whose Lifestyle Is It Anyway?

    07.25 / 15:31 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    In many cases, the financial minutia of the dissolving marriage may be examined in the form of a "lifestyle analysis," but is it really necessary, and does the cost justify the…
  14. 'Equitable' Distribution Isn't Always 'Equal'

    07.25 / 15:31 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    In many cases, the application of the 16 statutory factors regarding equitable distribution will result in a disproportionate division of the assets to achieve equity in light of the entire…