Furry Horned ‘Shaman’ Who Stormed Capitol Now Willing To Testify Against Trump

Chansley, who was "smitten" with Trump, believes he was following the former president's orders to storm the Capitol.
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‘Wipeout’ Contestant Died of a Heart Attack, Autopsy Finds

A 38-year-old man died of natural causes during a taping of the TBS show “Wipeout” last fall, the L.A. County Coroner’s office has determined. Michael Paredes lost consciousness after falling from the show’s obstacle course on Nov. 18. He died a day later. A coroner’s report, released on Friday, showed that Paredes died of a […]
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Canada: Changes To Alberta Pilot Program – Quarantine Exemption - Moodys Tax Law LLP

The Government of Alberta has recently announced changes to the International Border Testing Pilot Program (also known as the "Alberta Pilot Program").
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U.S. ‘Anti-Science’ Movement Sacrificed ‘Tens Of Thousands’ Of Lives To COVID: Medical Expert

The needless toll was triggered by an "active and unabashed anti-science disinformation initiative" by Trump's team.
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United States: Will The Federal Circuit Continue To Invalidate Genus Claims? - Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

In a law review article entitled "The Death of the Genus Claim,"1 which published in the aftermath of the Federal Circuit decision in Idenix v. Gilead, 941 F.3d 1149 (Fed. Cir. 2019)...
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Study supports argument that coronavirus doesn't spread in schools

An in-depth look at two US schools supports the argument that children don't spread coronavirus in school when proper precautions are taken.
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Study supports argument that the virus doesn't spread in schools

An in-depth look at two US schools supports the argument that children don't spread coronavirus in school when proper precautions are taken.
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Japanese woman hid mother's body in freezer for 10 years over fear of being evicted

The 48-year-old reportedly told police she was worried she would be forced to move out of the flat she shared with her mother A Japanese woman who said she hid her mother’s corpse in a freezer in her apartment for a decade told police she feared eviction if the death was discovered, according to reports.Yumi Yoshino, 48, was held “on suspicion of abandoning and hiding a female body” found on Wednesday inside the freezer in a Tokyo apartment, police said. Continue reading...
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United States: What's New In The Cannabis Regulation And Taxation Act Of 2021? - Hodgson Russ LLP

On January 19, 2021, as part of his budget request for 2021, New York State Governor Cuomo released his proposed cannabis legislation.
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United States: Record Breaking Number Of Executive Orders Issued In First Week - Stinson

President Biden entered office on January 20, 2021, without the usual parades, inaugural balls, and so forth that are the hallmarks of the establishment of a new administration.
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United States: Governor Cuomo Introduces Proposed New York Legislation On LIBOR Replacement - Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison

On Tuesday January 19, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed New York-specific legislation aimed at minimizing the legal uncertainty and potential adverse economic impact...
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Opinion: America needs better masks to fight Covid-19

On Wednesday night, Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden's top medical adviser on Covid-19, and Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), were asked at a CNN town hall whether the Biden administration would be focusing on getting higher filtration masks, such as the N95s commonly used by health care workers, to the American public. The question was in direct response to our proposal on the same topic, which we discussed recently with CNN's chie...
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America needs better masks to fight Covid-19

Abraar Karan, Ranu Dhillon and Devabhaktuni Srikrishna write on why they are advocating that N95 masks or their equivalents (such as verified KN95s, KF94s, or FFP2s) be provided especially to those who are most vulnerable -- such as the elderly and those with serious co-morbidities—and for those with the highest exposure risks, such as frontline workers in poorly ventilated spaces.
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UK: Podcast Interview: Space Arbitration - Mayer Brown

Podcast interview: Rachael O'Grady discusses space arbitration.
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Worldwide: Electronic Discovery & Information Governance – Tip Of The Month: 2020 Tips Of The Month: A Compilation - Mayer Brown

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic presented litigators and eDiscovery practitioners with unique challenges, including the rapid rise in working from home ("WFH") and a slew of bankruptcies.
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United States: NLRB Sees First Challenge To The Authority Of Acting NLRB General Counsel's To Process Unfair Labor Practice Cases After Recent Shakeup - Proskauer Rose LLP

In the first known of its kind objection to an ongoing NLRB proceeding, an employer has urged the NLRB to dismiss an unfair labor charge against it, arguing that the agency is unable to prosecute...
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United States: Adjusting For COVID-19 In Non-GAAP Financial Measures: A Survey Of 2020 Fourth Quarter Disclosure Practices - Bass, Berry & Sims

Following up on our prior blog post regarding 2020 first quarter COVID-19 adjustments in connection with the presentation of non-GAAP financial measures, we surveyed 102 S&P 500...
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Cuba helicopter crash: Five dead after aircraft left Holguín

The aircraft crashed after leaving eastern Holguín for a short trip to Guantánamo province.
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FBI: Pipe Bombs At RNC, DNC Were Planted Night Before Capitol Riot

It is not clear whether that means the pipe bombs were unrelated to the next day’s riot or were part of the planning.
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United States: Los Angeles County Imposes Retroactive COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

In the wake of the expiration of Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA")'s paid sick leave, and California's state-wide COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave, many locales...
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United States: President Biden Sets Broad Climate And Environmental Policies - Arnold & Porter

During his campaign for president, then-candidate Biden called climate change an "existential threat" and urged policies that would achieve economy-wide net-zero carbon emissions by 2050...
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Canada: Bernie And His Marvelous Mittens. It's All Good Fun Until A Copyright Lawyer Gets Involved - Bereskin & Parr LLP

If you live on Planet Earth and own a smartphone, computer or TV, you have probably already seen the viral meme of Senator Bernie Sanders birthed at the historic 46th U.S. Presidential...
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United States: Biden Administration's Emphasis On Climate Change Continues To Shake Things Up - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

In addition to actions already taken on his first day in office, which included rejoining the Paris limate agreement and revoking the Keystone XL oil pipeline's permit, on January 27, 2021...
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United States: Compliance Whiplash: ICE Establishes, And Then Rescinds, Plan To Create OPT Employment Compliance Unit - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Earlier this week, on January 26, 2021, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) rescinded its intention, announced less than two weeks earlier, to develop an OPT Employment Compliance Unit.
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United States: H-1B Wage Rule Delayed, Secretary Blinken Confirmed At State, And DHS Nominee Mayorkas Reportedly To Be Filibustered - Mayer Brown

Yesterday, the DOL announced that, consistent with the Biden administration's regulatory freeze, it will delay the application of a last-minute Trump Administration order meant to revise the...
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Australian Open gets green light for 30,000 a day as WA loosens border restrictions

WA premier Mark McGowan says travellers from Queensland and Victoria will no longer have to quarantine upon arrivalFollow today’s coronavirus liveblogAustralia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout hit as EU gives itself power to block exportsAustralia’s Covid vaccines rollout: everything you need to know‘Immunological unicorn’: the Australian lab growing coronavirus – and its startling discoveryCrowds at this year’s Australian Open will be capped at half the pre-Covid average, after Victoria’s top heal...
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United States: Lawyer's Advocacy In Arbitrations: No. 7 Of The Top 10 Horrible, Terrible, No Good Mistakes Lawyers Make: Pay Attention To Your Arbitrator - Bradley

There's a great argument that lawyer advocacy in an arbitration is more essential than at a trial in court. This post is the seventh of the 10 most horrible, terrible, no good...
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Canada: La CVMO Publie Des Directives Soulignant Les Délais Potentiels Associés Aux Dépôts Confidentiels De Prospectus - Stikeman Elliott LLP

La Commission des valeurs mobilières de l'Ontario (CVMO) a fourni de nouvelles directives sur les pratiques exemplaires aux émetteurs qui souhaitent procéder de manière confidentielle au dépôt...
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Canada: "I Quit!" - When Is A Verbal Resignation Valid? - Field LLP

In Conway v. Griff Building Supplies Ltd., 2020 CarswellBC 3112, an employee was found to have resigned verbally during a meeting, despite failing to provide a formal resignation letter.
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United States: Biden Nominates Rohit Chopra To Serve As CFPB Director - Ballard Spahr LLP

Mr. Chopra currently serves as an FTC Commissioner, having been appointed by President Trump in 2018 to fill one of the Democratic seats on the FTC.
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