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Facilitative Mediation And Client Communication
William McDevitt (Partner-Philadelphia) wrote a Philadelphia Bar Reporter Pro Bono Spotlight article on "Facilitative Mediation and Client
United States
23 Aug 2019
Viewpoint: Why Medical Marijuana Laws Are Not A Gateway To Adult Use Legislation
The 2018-2019 legislative sessions of Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania have all but ended without the passage of adult use cannabis legislation.
United States
9 Jul 2019
Mid-Atlantic Cannabis: Driving Applications
Legislators in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania have expressed concern that legalizing cannabis for recreational or adult use will result in increased incidents of impaired driving. Marijuana impairs a driver's reaction time
United States
29 May 2019
Pa. And NJ Adult Use—How's That Legalization Thing Coming Along?
Both Pennsylvania and New Jersey have governors who have expressed an interest in legalizing cannabis for recreational
United States
9 May 2019
McDevitt Update On The Pennsylvania Cannabis Market
Bill McDevitt (Partner-Philadelphia) is a regular contributor to the Cannabis Law Journal. His monthly articles cover the risks and opportunities involving regulated medical marijuana in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
United States
10 Dec 2018
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana: Lessons Learned
On March 23, 2018, the New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) released a review of the state's eight-year-old medical marijuana program in its Executive Order No. 6 Report (Report).
United States
3 Jul 2018
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana: Apologies And Flower (And Leaf)
On April 16, 2018, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine accepted the report of the Medical Marijuana Advisory Board (Board) ...
United States
3 Jul 2018
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana: Turning Over On Leaf
In early April, Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Advisory Board (Board) delivered a report to the Department of Health (DOH) recommending changes to the medical marijuana program.
United States
3 Jul 2018
Well-Funded Cannabis Startups Create Attractive Targets For Class Actions
Eaze Solutions, Inc. (Eaze), which touts itself as the "Uber of Weed," has been sued in a putative class action in the Northern District of California for alleged violations ...
United States
29 May 2018
What Medical Marijuana Organizations Should Know About Pennsylvania's 2017 Permit Applications
On January 17, 2017, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health made available the first applications for up to 12 Growers/Processors and up to 27 Dispensaries permits to be issued in June 2017.
United States
10 Feb 2017
Panama Papers Expose Legal Industry's Cyber-Security Threats
William F. McDevitt (Partner-Philadelphia) responded to a request for comments in a recent article, "Panama Papers expose legal industry's cyber-security threats," in the July 6, 2016, issue of Penn Record.
United States
13 Jul 2016
The Punishing Effect Of Rule 11
People take being sued personally, and lawsuits can take an emotional toll on defendants, whether as an individual or as a representative of an employer.
United States
8 Jul 2016
Dabbling: A Dangerous Practice Even For Accomplished Attorneys
William F. McDevitt analyzed the risky practice of lawyers practicing outside their areas of expertise in "Dabbling: A Dangerous Practice Even for Accomplished Attorneys" in the June 9, 2016, issue of The Legal Intelligencer.
United States
28 Jun 2016
What Attorneys Can Learn From History's Largest Data Breach
On April 3, 2016, the public learned that millions of client documents from the Panamanian law firm and corporate services provider Mossack Fonseca & Co. had made their way to an international organization and that the information would be used to publish potentially damaging stories.
United States
22 Jun 2016
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