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Crackdown Still Hard on Business

Crackdown Still Hard on Business

Five years on, Alabama’s tough illegal immigration law, HB 56, has been greatly weakened by the courts but remains a drag on many of Alabama’s biggest industries.

Investors Beware

Investors Beware

The fraud is in the fine print, attests attorney Andrew Campbell, citing the case of the vanishing $39 million sucralose plant, among outrageous others.

New Game Board for Overtime Pay

New Game Board for Overtime Pay

A new rule by the Department of Labor greatly hikes the pay threshold for workers exempt from overtime pay. Light up your HR specialists and accountants.

Front Line Answer Man

Front Line Answer Man

Mark Crosswhite’s lightning bolt moment at Alabama Power came when he went from general counsel to managing external affairs.

Writing for the Judge

Writing for the Judge

More critical than courtroom oratory in winning a ruling from an appellate judge are the written words of the brief writers. Meet some of the Alabama masters of writing for the judge.

Legal Advice From on High

Legal Advice From on High

Pizza delivery by drones is not that far in the future. Yet also in the future are FAA rules for drones. While you wait, here’s some advice from Alabama attorneys flying their own enterprise drones.

Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers

When employees turn referee

Countdown to Showdown Over Alabama One

Countdown to Showdown Over Alabama One

A legal blowup over one of Alabama’s largest credit unions was set off by the dealings of Danny Ray Butler — now serving time for fraud in a federal pen. A final battle for control of the Tuscaloosa credit union is slated for a court hearing this month.

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