Federal Court Cases at the Nexus of Climate and Energy: A Summer Round-Up and a Look Ahead

09/22/2014 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
The panelists will provide an overview of some of this summer’s significant cases, including the Supreme Court’s decision regarding EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases through Prevention of Significant Deterioration or Title V permits....
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Fraud on the Market after Halliburton

09/29/2014 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Learn about the Supreme Court's recent decision to uphold the "fraud on the market" presumption in securities class actions, while at the same time further opening the door to challenges to class certification by allowing for rebuttal of the presumption in addition to those featured in other recent decisions in Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes and Comcast v. Behrend....
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Civil Rights Litigation and Police Misconduct

09/30/2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
In the wake of allegations of police misconduct in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City, two attorneys who have decades of experience in representing plaintiffs and police officers in civil rights and police misconduct litigation will discuss the application of Section 1983 and offer their insights on recent incidents. ...
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Mediating and Arbitrating Construction Disputes

09/30/2014 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Construction law is a niche practice that raises unique liability and damage issues. It remains an area where arbitration often is mandated or optional, and where a good mediator really needs a strong subject matter knowledge baseline....
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Pro Bono Recruitment Fair & Open House

10/20/2014 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
This event, sponsored by the Boston Bar Association and Suffolk University Law School, provides attorneys and law students with a range of pro bono opportunities....
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The Power and Pitfalls of 3D Printing

10/22/2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
In the last year, 3D printing—also known as additive manufacturing—has captured the attention of investors, inventors, the media, and more. The technology’s ongoing innovations include new and more affordable printers, advancements in the materials used in the printing process, and different ways to create the digital files that direct the printers. ...
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The New MA Retainage Law: What You Need to Know

10/28/2014 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
On Aug. 8, 2014, Gov. Deval L. Patrick signed into law "An Act Relative to Fair Retainage Payments in Private Construction." The Retainage Law, as it is more commonly known, is codified into law at Mass. Gen. Laws Chapter 149, Section 29F. The law goes in to effect on November 6, 2014. Learn about the origins of the law, and what's covered under these new rules. ...
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