U.S. Supreme Court May Have Opened the Door to Sports Wagering, But Don’t Bet on Gambling in the Workplace

On May 14, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 25-year old federal law that largely outlawed sports betting outside Nevada. In Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, the Supreme Court held the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) — which prohibited states from authorizing sports gambling — was unconstitutional. In ruling that the PASPA impermissibly violated New Jersey’s…

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Don’t Perform Surgery on Yourself: Why Doctors Shouldn’t Draft Their Own Employment Agreements

My husband’s coffee mug says, “Don’t Confuse Your Google Search with My Nursing License.” Mine says, “Don’t Confuse Your Google Search with My Law Degree.” Many of my physician clients dread treating patients who spend the night before surfing Google and WebMD. Yet, those same physicians will negotiate their employment agreements armed with web searches and anecdotes about a friend’s…

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