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Alabama's Data Breach Notification Law Takes Effect June 1, 2018

On March 28, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed SB 318, the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018, which becomes effective on June 1, 2018.

Drivers could soon see changes to Alabama's 'move over' law

Alabama's "move over" law could soon be getting tougher.

Alabama Fantasy Sports Bill Dies Yet Again; DraftKings, FanDuel Remain Out Of State

Thelatest attemptto legalizedaily fantasy sportsinAlabamaended quietly last week in the state’s legislature.

Justice Department Will Pause A Legal Advice Program For Detained Immigrants

The Department of Justice will temporarily suspend funding for a legal-advice program for detained immigrants as well as a telephone help line at the end of the month, according to officials.

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Practice Strategies for Mitigating Data-Breach Risk and Liability

Sarah Glover
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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Pre-Trial Interview and Data-Gathering Methods for Building a Rock-Solid Case

Eric M. Beasley
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Data Breach Litigation: Class Action Considerations, Data Security Standards, and Cyber Attack Prevention

Jonathan W. Macklem
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Scott Augenbaum
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Assessing and Recovering Damages in Uninsured Motorist Claims

Steven G. Fuller
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Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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Admission and Exclusion of Unique Evidence: The Latest Rules and Updates for Alabama

W. Evans Brittain
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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Social Media and Online Defamation: Evidence, Burden of Proof and Other Key Considerations

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