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Supreme Court clears way for religious organization workers to get free birth control

By   /  Monday, May 16th, 2016  /  Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Supreme Court clears way for religious organization workers to get free birth control

The U.S. Supreme Court announced May 16 that it would not rule on a case regarding religious organization workers’ access to free birth control. It is looking to lower courts to explore a compromise. The Zubik v. Burwell case discusses whether freedom is infringed by an Obama administration rule regarding contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Read More →

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Tri-county entrepreneurs debate value of patents

By   /  Friday, May 13th, 2016  /  Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Tri-county entrepreneurs debate value of patents

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Art teacher sues SBCC for wrongful termination

By   /  Friday, April 1st, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Art teacher sues SBCC for wrongful termination

A former Santa Barbara City College art teacher has sued the school for wrongful termination, claiming that the department is “ushering out an old era,” but some of his assertions do not check out based on Business Times research. William Durham filed a suit in Santa Barbara Superior Court on March 23. The former 20-year Read More →

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Scalia’s death will impact cases of regional concern

By   /  Friday, February 19th, 2016  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Scalia’s death will impact cases of regional concern

The untimely death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia over President’s Day weekend will likely alter the trajectory of any number of cases before the court. Two of them are particularly relevant to the Tri-Counties. In Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, the justices appeared to be closely divided on the question of whether to uphold Read More →

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Executive housing will help Ventura compete for major employers

By   /  Friday, December 4th, 2015  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Executive housing will help Ventura compete for major employers

The city of Ventura has taken a big step to secure its future as a business center for the 21st century. After a marathon session, the City Council gave preliminary approval for a plan that will eventually lead to the creation of a 55-unit executive housing development called La Viera, preserving some 200 acres for Read More →

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Supreme Court rules for small business owners, not government

By   /  Friday, June 26th, 2015  /  Columns, Law, Small Business  /  Comments Off on Supreme Court rules for small business owners, not government

Big companies can afford armies of lawyers to keep government regulators at bay. Just look at the big banks’ response to the financial crisis or the clever-but-stupid way Plains All American used the courts to get around state pipeline regulations, then had a nasty oil spill due to negligence or worse. But rare is the Read More →

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Amgen case before SCOTUS could stymie new class-action suits

By   /  Friday, November 9th, 2012  /  Columns, Law, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Amgen case before SCOTUS could stymie new class-action suits

On Nov. 5, Thousand Oaks-based Amgen argued a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could make it much harder for shareholders to form a class when suing a company for making misleading statements that distort its stock price. The outcome, which is likely to be decided by the politics of the individual justices, could Read More →

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