Connection—Confidence—Awareness

It's a connected world, and the power of connection is often in the confidence and awareness it provides—important factors when you need help resolving a legal problem. Below, you'll find access to the GetLegal blog, which will keep you updated and aware of trends or important issues.

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  • The Benefits and Costs of Flipping

    A few weeks ago, President Trump made news (again) when he complained about his former attorney agreeing to cooperate with federal prosecutors. He said that Cohen’s action was “called flipping and it almost ought to be illegal.” The president’s off-the-cuff criticism drew attention to a prac... Read more

  • Prescriptions in 3D

    Once in a while, a technology comes along that promises to revolutionize everything, from how we travel to how we communicate to how we organize our lives. Arguably, automotive technology did just that in the early twentieth century, and, more recently, cellular technology changed both business and ... Read more

  • Taping Conversations

    The topic of taped conversations, both in person and on the phone, has been in the news lately. Omarosa Manigault Newman’s account of recording both her firing by Chief of Staff John Kelly and a subsequent phone call with President Trump might lead people to believe that taping conversations is bo... Read more

  • California and the End of Cash Bail

    California is on track to become the first state to eliminate money bail with the passage of California Senate Bill 10, but, even as the bill becomes law, it continues to attract controversy. California SB10 has been shaped over two years of thought and debate; it was intended to help lower-incom... Read more

  • The Dangerous Politics of Revoking John Brennan’s Security Clearance

      The topic of national security clearances has been in the news lately; however, confusion persists about what a national security clearance is and when (typically) it can be revoked. National security clearances became the focus of attention when, on August 15, 2018, President Trump ann... Read more

  • Understanding Claims of Voter Fraud

    Over the past few years, the news has been full of claims of voter fraud: vague and terrifying allegations that the American electoral process has been undermined by deliberate efforts to subvert the system. “Voter fraud” evokes the image of people who are ineligible to vote – because they are... Read more

  • The GDPR and the Future of Privacy

    A few years ago, the comedian John Oliver mocked the dense language that many tech companies employ in their user agreements (and the gullibility of users who just want to click past the boring stuff and get on with their music or games or news). He claimed, “If you want to do something evil, ... Read more

  • FCC Votes to End Net Neutrality

    Most people can agree that the internet is playing an increasingly important role in our everyday lives. As a result, any change that impacts the regulation of the internet and our ability to access it quickly becomes a newsworthy topic. When the FCC voted to repeal the “net neutrality” regu... Read more