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New York State enacted the Adult Survivors Act to revive claims for sexual assault where the victim was over the age of 18 years old at the time of the assault. On November 24, 2022, a one-year look-back window will open to permit survivors of adult sexual assault to pursue their claims in court no matter how...

Sends letters to 30 hospital CEOs across the state requesting information regarding the use of commercial healthcare decision-making tools  OAKLAND –California Attorney General Rob Bonta today sent letters to hospital CEOs across the state requesting information about how healthcare facilities and other providers are identifying and addressing racial and ethnic disparities in commercial decision-making tools. The request for...

Truth In Evidence a question of admissibility

The bill would define “creative expression” as the expression or application of creativity or imagination in the production or arrangement of forms, sounds, words, movements, or symbols, as specified. The bill would require a court, in balancing the probative value of a creative expression against the substantial danger of undue prejudice, to first consider that...

Executive Order implementing semiconductor funding

  Today, August 25, 2022, President Biden signed an Executive Order to implement the semiconductor funding in the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. This legislation will lower the costs of goods, create high paying manufacturing jobs around the country, and ensure we make more critical technologies at home. This Executive Order reflects the...

A case of vigilante justice

UFC Champ Shoots Man First, Sues Second, for Molesting his Son   While philosophers and internet commenters can argue whether revenge can be morally justifiable in some cases, vigilante justice is rarely the best solution. This should not need to be said so many times. But Cain Velasquez, a two-time UFC heavyweight champion, is now...

5 Legal Documents Your 18-Year-Old Needs

When your child turns 18, there are many things to look forward to: graduation ceremonies, bright futures, and moving out of your house (eventually). However, one thing you may not be aware of is how the magic age of 18 suddenly turns your “child” into an adult under the law. What Does Being Adult Mean?...