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Legal Analysis v. Conclusion: A Dividing Line for the Deliberative-Process Privilege

The First Circuit joined the Second and D.C. Circuits in ruling that the deliberative-process privilege protects legal counsel’s conclusions and opinions in situations where the governmental agency based a particular decision on counsel’s opinion rather than her reasoning or analysis… 485 more words


Bipolar and Loving It

In the dawning light a shadowy figure is unveiled. What was disturbing and driving madness into perception now revealed as inane though somehow also heroic. This is the reason for the darkness; to appreciate the plain and intuit beyond. 18 more words


Opponents Of Standardized Test Say State Is Bullying School Districts

(CBS) –Mark your calendars. There is a new standardized test coming to Illinois schools on March 9, but some parents don’t want their kids to take it.  264 more words


Save the Independent Providers #savetheIPs

The state of Ohio has a plan in place to eliminate independent providers (IPs) under Medicaid and only allow agencies to bill for Medicaid services provided. 828 more words

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Notable Ruling on the Corporate Attorney–Client Privilege and Former Employees

An issue often discussed but infrequently addressed is whether the attorney–client privilege protects communications between corporate counsel, including in-house lawyers, and the company’s former employees.  One federal court—predicting Louisiana law—recently ruled that the privilege protects counsel–former-employees’ communications in certain circumstances.  541 more words

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California Healthline: State 'A Few Weeks' From Waiver Draft

by David Gorn

The state is weeks away from finishing the first draft of a new 1115 federal Medicaid waiver, according to Jennifer Kent, director of the Department of Health Care Services. 148 more words


PRO-SE DEFENDANTS AT TRIAL: Everything that Judges (and attorneys) Need to Know (15-03)

Pro Se Defendants: All judges eventually find themselves confronted with a defendant who requests or demands the right to represent himself/herself at trial.

This could occur for a number of reasons; perhaps defendant holds strong anti-government beliefs (i.e. 138 more words

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