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- Blog: From Briefs To BooksI Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad – by Souad MekhennetPosted on September 22, 2017 by Patty Shlonsky“I was told to come alone. I was not to carry any identification and would have to leave my cell phone, audio recorder, watch, and purse at my hotel in Antakya, Turkey.” These were the conditions under which Souad Mekhennet, an investigative journalist at the time for the Washington Post, met with Abu Yusak, the...… Continue Reading
- Blog: Labor & Employment Law BlogNew FLSA Regulations Dealt a Knock-Out BlowPosted on September 5, 2017 by Robert A. BooninAs we reported in November 2016, a federal court issued a preliminary injunction halting the implementation of the proposed changes to the FLSA’s overtime exemptions just before they were to take effect on December 1. On August 31, 2017, the same court issued another decision definitively holding that the Department of Labor exceeded its authority in issuing those regulations and thereby permanently enjoining them. In doing so, the court clarified its prior holding and gave the new Administration a clear license to go back to the drawing board and draft new regulations consistent wi...
- Blog: TSMP ForefrontComing for lawyers soon: digital disruptionPosted on September 4, 2017 by After banking, retail, transport and hospitality, legal profession could be the next area of disruption, which law firms will have to embrace to survive it WINTER IS COMING