An Informed Public Is Essential: How Lawyers Can Contribute to that Outcome
Law Related Education for the Public
, June 2020
The last few months of the COVID-19 pandemic have shown us that there has never been a greater need for accurate factual information. For a variety of reasons, those in the legal profession are uniquely trained to provide the public with reliable factual information and have a professional responsibility to do so.
The $10 million comma
, May 2017
On March 13, 2017, the First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s decision because of a missing comma. This missing comma created a significant-enough ambiguity within Maine’s overtime wage law leading to the reversal. The remanded matter may cost a Maine dairy company $10 million in overtime wages to its employees.
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