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March 2017 Archives

Protecting valuable business information and resources: looking at some tools, strategies

For employers, protecting valuable businesses resources from competitors is critical to ensuring the success of the business. Valuable resources include not only intellectual property created by the company, but also trade secrets and employees, particularly high-level employees who have access to sensitive company information.

5 common problems many small businesses face

It starts with an idea and a dream, and you have been successful at turning it into a business that continues to thrive and grow. Unfortunately, no matter how great your ideas or business skills are, you are likely to run into some type of growing pains as you stretch your employees, your customers and your goals.

Privacy, constitutional issues abound in cell phone search cases

We’ve been looking in recent posts at the topic of searches and seizures, the warrant requirement, and some recent cases involving jurisdictional issues surrounding warrants. Another warrant-related issue that is a hot-button issue at present is to what extent cell phones and other mobile digital devices should be treated as private.

How Pennsylvania's Act 39 affects business owners

It is well known among business owners in Pennsylvania that liquor licenses and permits are some of the most complicated pieces of running a service industry business. However in 2016 The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PCLB) became a lot easier to work with when they began accepting requests for various new licenses and permits under the state's Act 39.

Feds grapple with jurisdictional issues in search warrant cases, P.2

In our last post, we began looking at the important issue of the Fourth Amendment in criminal defense, particularly in the context of investigation of suspected Internet crimes. As we noted, the federal government’s ability to search data stored on overseas servers is part of this discussion. Although the FBI’s attempt to do this was unsuccessful in a narcotics case last year, another case against Google ran in the opposite direction.

Feds grapple with jurisdictional issues in search warrant cases, P.1

In an age of technology, the Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable searches and seizures is increasingly being tested in new contexts. One of the issues currently being played out in the courts is that of the government’s ability to access electronic data located outside a court’s jurisdiction.

States, courts, feds struggle to address issue of distracted driving, P.2

Previously, we began looking at some of the pressures that are bearing upon electronics and app manufacturers to address the problem of distracted driving. As we noted, this pressure is coming both from highway safety regulators and from the court system.

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