This chapter of Law Week 2014 focuses on corporate and employment law.

  • As marijuana laws change, lawyers see new roles

    Some 18 years after Californians decided to legalize medical marijuana, state and local politicians have finally gotten around to drafting comprehensive regulations for how the dispensaries should operate.

  • SD businesses predict minimum-wage impacts

    The effect of a minimum-wage hike on San Diego County businesses could include layoffs, price increases or even relocation, said Jennifer Jacobus, director of human resource services at the San Diego Employers Association.

  • Buffalo Bills cheerleaders suspend operations

    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Pack up the pom-poms in Buffalo, because the Bills will be playing without the support of their official cheerleaders this year.

  • General Mills scraps controversial new legal terms

    NEW YORK — General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company.

  • We're using Enron laws to prosecute a fisherman?

    There is a delightful article about a fishy case before the U.S. Supreme Court that deserves a broader audience than it probably got last week on the Law Professor Blogs Network. Here's the opening paragraph by Ellen Podgor, a professor at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla., who teaches in the area of white-collar crime:

  • Drug firm exec gets 16 months in inside-trade case

    NEWARK, N.J. -- A former pharmaceutical executive has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in an insider trading scheme.

  • SD drug company objects to new Massachusetts rules

    BOSTON -- A San Diego company that makes the new prescription painkiller Zohydro says it is disappointed with Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick's decision to impose new restrictions on the drug after a federal judge said his attempt to ban it outright was unconstitutional.

  • Bed Bath & Beyond ends ban on applicants with criminal past

    Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. agreed to stop automatically rejecting job applicants with criminal records and to evaluate individual situations as New York’s attorney general expanded a crackdown on discrimination against ex-offenders.

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