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Watch out lawyers do you own your name?

Do lawyers own goodwill in their name? The UK’s IP Enterprise Court tells all in Bhayani & Anor v Taylor Bracewell LLP EWHC 3360.

This was a summary judgment decision which focused on the question of whether a partner or the firm owns the goodwill she develops in the course of her professional duties and whether she can stop the firm from continuing to use her name when she leaves the partnership. 909 more words

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Women Share Body Positive Stories with #GainingWeightIsCool Trend on Twitter

On January 1, many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year — but not Arianna Dantone.

The body positive social media star and fitness coach posted a tweet on New Year’s Day with side-to-side photos of her body before and after gaining weight while getting more fit. 796 more words

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Cash for justice? Sounds like a scandal

In this anniversary year of Magna Carta, we celebrate that famous text and its promise: “To no one will we sell, to no one deny or delay right or justice.” Yet after 800 years of living true to the principle – through civil war and world war – selling justice is precisely what we have started to do. 837 more words

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Hibike! Euphonium - A Retrospective Look at Asuka

Note: Spoilers for Hibike! Euphonium season 1 and 2.

Throughout the two seasons of Hibike! Euphonium, Asuka is truly the most compelling character looking back. Not to judge a book by it’s cover, Asuka has many different shades and depths to her character that really makes her an interesting case study. 948 more words

Anime

When assessment becomes meaningless...

Assessment is important because it evaluates the progress of person’s performance and motivates performance improvement. But what if assessment did not meet its principles?

Citing one of discussion points in our forum, “Meaningless Assessment” by Ms. 233 more words

Assessment

Crucial California HIV Program In Disarray After Contract Switch

A change in contractors for a state-run AIDS program has resulted in enrollment delays and left some patients unable to get necessary medications and timely medical care, according to legislators and nonprofit organizations across California. 1,002 more words

Capitol Desk

California Aims To Boost Worker Safety, One Nail Salon At A Time

OAKLAND, Calif. — What stands out upon entering Mai Dang’s nail salon, located on a busy street in Berkeley, Calif., is what’s missing — the stinging smell of nail products. 925 more words

Public Health