A visitor to the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Niels Bohr’s home found a horseshoe hanging on the wall. In mock surprise he said to the man of science, “Surely it can’t be that you of all people believe a horseshoe can bring you luck?” “No," replied Bohr. “But I understand it brings you luck whether you believe in it or not.”

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Restatements of the Law

Restatements of the Law

In October 2007, I was elected to membership in the American Law Institute.  Since then, I have been actively involved in several ALI projects, including participating in Members Consultative Group meetings and speaking at the ALI Annual Meeting. As the ALI’s website...

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Political Campaigns and Employment Laws

Political campaigns are labor intensive efforts. Campaign workers can be volunteers, paid independent contractors or employees. Campaigns may also contract with other entities, such as another campaign committee or party committee, to provide labor. The federal Fair...

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Duped by Goop

Before making health and wellness claims about products, companies should make sure the claims they are asserting are accurate. Accurate does not mean that customers stand by the product and agree with the claims -- the asserted claims must be backed by science. If...

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